LORAIN, Ohio — Hundreds, if not thousands, of needles were found at a Lorain home where two men died from an opioid overdose this week, according to the Lorain Police Department. On Wednesday, police responded to a home on West 26th Street and found two men lying on a tattered mattress on the floor in […]

LORAIN, Ohio — A Lorain councilman was arrested after an alleged domestic violence incident took place at his Lorain home Monday, according to a report from the Lorain Police Department. Angel Arroyo, 36, of Lorain, was arrested and charged with domestic violence and resisting arrest after an argument with his wife turned physical, the report […]

LORAIN, Ohio–  One person is in custody and police are searching for another after gunshots were heard near three schools in Lorain on Wednesday. Lorain police responded to a report of gun shots in the area of 24th Street and Ashland Avenue, the Lorain City School District said. Lorain High School, Frank Jacinto Elementary School […]

LORAIN, Ohio – The Richland County Sheriff and Lorain police have confirmed to Fox 8 that the suspect in an early morning abduction of a 10-month-old baby is being pursued on foot in the area of 2112 Lucas Road in Mansfield. Robert Beane, Sr. was driving a stolen car after abducting his son. Law enforcement […]

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) – Northeast Ohio is one step closer to being home to multiple Meijer grocery stores. Demolition of the shuttered Super Kmart in Lorain is under way. Officials with the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based grocery chain told Cleveland 19 that the company plans to finalize the site plan and permits in the spring. According to Meijer […]

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) – A Lorain city council member, just back from driving donations to Texas for Hurricane Harvey, is now helping victims of Hurricane Irma. Two semi-trucks began driving to Florida Monday night, stocked with supplies for people who desperately need them. It all started with a post on social media. Councilman Angel Arroyo […]

LORAIN – It’s a race against the clock to collect, sort, pack and load donations for people trying to figure out a new normal in Texas. Although the majority of flood waters have subsided in and around Huston. The devastation of Hurricane Harvey may take years to fully overcome. It’s why Charles Becker, 85, has been working […]

LORAIN, OH (WOIO) – Lorain Councilman Angel Arroyo Jr. has set up drop sites for people to donate supplies to provide relief to Hurricane Harvey victims. He will be traveling to the Houston area on Monday.He is asking for cases or pallets of water, non-perishable foods, cleaning supplies, diapers and baby wipes, medical supplies and gas […]

LORAIN,Ohio – A Lorain mother is facing child endangering charges after her eight children were found living in deplorable conditions this week. Police say one child was covered in feces and there were bugs and food all over the house. Police were made aware of the conditions at the home on West 18th Street by […]

**WARNING: Some of our viewers may find the video disturbing** LORAIN, Ohio– The Lorain police chief was joined by other city and religious leaders on Saturday to discuss a recent lawsuit accusing the department of excessive force. Pele Smith, 30, filed a federal lawsuit against a Lorain police officer for using excessive force during his […]

LORAIN, Ohio – Lorain residents and some city leaders say the removal of some 40 traffic lights is a risky way to save money and help the cash strapped city budget. The traffic light removal began after a study indicated the signals could be taken down without creating safety issues. The move to remove the […]

LORAIN, Ohio – More 75 firefighters and citizens supporting the Lorain Fire Department gathered at Veterans Park in downtown Lorain Tuesday and then marched over to city hall, upset over layoffs that they say are putting both the community and firefighters at risk. All but one fire station was closed and 22 firefighters were laid off […]