CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - "I don't have the time or the patience to go through protracted conversation about it," Mayor Frank Jackson said this afternoon. The mayor says his new plan reflects an urgency to better educate the district's 42,000 students. The problem is, it seems to run smack up against what the Cleveland Teacher's Union wants. "Ohioans aren't going to really stand for that kind of top down union busting approach," said David Quolke with the Teacher's Union.

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Mayor Frank G. Jackson will unveil his plan for Cleveland’s Downtown Lakefront this afternoon. The plan is a detailed vision of mixed-use development from the western edge of Cleveland Browns Stadium to the eastern edge of Burke Lakefront Airport. The Browns, as a large tenant of the property, agreed to serve […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Big changes in the operations of the EMS and Fire Departments announced by Mayor Frank Jackson on Tuesday morning. Mayor Jackson announced personnel changes in the Divisions of EMS and Fire and in the Department of Public Safety. Mayor Jackson appointed Edward Eckart, Jr. from EMS Chief to Lead Integration of […]

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton is expected to announce a massive layoff of city workers, including police and fire/EMS, at Tuesday night’s East Cleveland City Council meeting. 44% of police, 31% of firefighters and 44% of city service workers received layoff notices Tuesday. Mayor Norton will provide additional details during his public […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson had reassuring news for city managers Friday morning. He called them together to discuss the city budget. It was back in May at a meeting like the one called Friday that the mayor gave managers the bad news. Deep layoffs were coming. He had to cut $38 million. His […]

They say it helps to have friends in high places. Well, ex-NBA player Jalen Rose did, but it didn’t mean squat to the judge in his drunk driving case in Oakland County (Detroit), Michigan. He still has to do jail time … even if it’s only 20 days. Rose’s friend, Detroit mayor, Dave Bing wrote a […]

Former Rapper and current football coach Uncle Luke, wrote that he’d consider running for mayor of Miami-Dade county. In his blog, Luke said that if Carlos Alvarez is recalled, he’d likely consider running for mayor. He continued to speak on his vision by saying, his office would be ran like a reality show for the […]

Looks like America’s funny man could be stepping into the game of politics in a few years.

At Shaw High School in East Cleveland, there is a big push to teach students there about financial literacy. The program, called Smart Money Matters Literacy program is part of a course in personal finance which has grown out of the new Ohio education standards. Shaw High School is the first to start this new […]

Pants on the ground! Pants on the ground! Lookin’ like a fool with your pants on the ground! A Mayor out in Dublin, GA agrees and has officially made saggin’ pants a crime. Mayor Phil Best has decided that dropping trow is an indecent exposure crime and offenders can be fined up to $200 for […]

May 25, 2010, 11:31AM Kilpatrick was led from the courtroom in handcuffs. Kilpatrick will make his way to the Charles Egeler Reception & Guidance Center in Blackman Township as early as this afternoon, said Michigan Department of Corrections spokesman Russ Marlan. The timing is up to the Wayne County Sheriff’s Department, which typically brings in […]