EASTLAKE, Ohio – Saturday was opening day at Lake Health Miracle Park, a unique project to give kids with special needs the chance to play baseball. The new park, in the shadow of the Lake County Captains ballpark, was the idea of Mark Rantala, the Director of the Lake County Port and Economic Development Authority. […]

PAINESVILLE, OH (WOIO) – City officials announced Monday a local company is expanding and bringing more jobs to the city. Aero Fluid Products, an aerospace design and manufacturing company, will add 30,000 square feet to its existing building at 313 Gillett Street and create 40 full-time jobs. The new jobs are advanced manufacturing jobs. Paula […]

WILLOUGHBY — On Monday, a trio of billboards caught the attention of Interstate 480 drivers heading toward downtown Cleveland. The billboards suggested Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James would be a good fit for the Philadelphia 76ers lineup. One sign depicts James’ number among the 76ers starting lineup. The second sign says, “Complete the process” and […]

PAINESVILLE, Ohio– A portion of Vrooman Road in Lake County will close Monday night because of the predicted snowstorm. The Lake County Engineer’s Office said it will shut down the road between Seeley Road and state Route 84 at 8 p.m. It will be reopened after the storm subsides and the snow can be cleared. […]

PAINESVILLE, Ohio– Just a short time after clearing crashes on a portion of Interstate 90 in Lake County, the area between Route 44 and Vrooman Rd., both eastbound and westbound, has been closed, due to an accident involving over 50 vehicles. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office says there are people trapped in their vehicles and there […]

MENTOR, Ohio – A person was killed after a trench collapsed in Mentor on Tuesday, according to the the City of Mentor. OSHA reported compliance officers responded to Mentor for a worker who was trapped and severely hurt from a trench cave-in of approximately 6-8 feet deep. Mentor fire responded to the scene as well, […]

PAINESVILLE, Ohio– Multiple fatalities were reported in the crash on Interstate 90 in Lake County Wednesday afternoon, Lake County Sheriff Daniel Dunlap told FOX 8 News. I-90 west is closed between state Route 528 and state Route 44, and I-90 east is closed between state Route 44 and Vrooman Road, according to ODOT. A crash […]

UPDATE 3 P.M. – There is now also a major accident on Interstate 90 eastbound at Vrooman Road. Eastbound and westbound lanes are closed at State Route 615 to allow emergency vehicles through to the scene. — The Ohio State Highway Patrol closed Interstate 90 westbound at the Route 528 exit due to a multiple […]

PAINESVILLE, Ohio – The Lake County Sheriff’s Department had contact with Juan Razo days before he became a suspect in a crime spree that left a woman dead Monday afternoon. TIMELINE: Lake Co. crime spree rocks small town, leaves prominent community member dead According to a police report from July 7, a Lake County Sheriff’s […]

  LAKE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Lake County Sheriff  Deputies are recommending that if you do not need to go out in your vehicle then do not venture out onto the roadways Thursday. Along the lakeshore in Lake County the roads are hazardous, and traffic on Route 20, Route 2, and Route 84 is often […]

MENTOR, Ohio – The Lake County Board of Commissioners and the Lake County Emergency Management Agency are declaring the county a state of emergency. Early Saturday morning, heavy rain blocked roads and flooded basements. The county said the heaviest damage was in the western part of Lake County from Wickliffe to Mentor. Teams from the […]

Mentor, OH – Families in Lake County will be receiving some much needed assistance this Thanksgiving.  The United Way distributed 543 turkeys on Wednesday, November 14, to 52 food pantries and residential facilities across the  country. Giant Eagle delivered the 12-to-14-pound turkeys to United Way of Lake County’s Mentor office as part of the 2012 […]