AKRON, Ohio — Residents in Akron will have the chance to tell the city what went wrong during a recent snowstorm that left residential streets unplowed and school buses stuck in the snow, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. Marilyn Keith, Ward 9 councilwoman, will lead six meetings spread across the city to gather information from […]

During a city council meeting in Portland, Oregon, a man tried to give the mayor a Pepsi. The protester, who identified himself as Carlos Enrique, told council members, “What I realized is that the language of resistance has not been properly translated.” He then approached Mayor Ted Wheeler and took a can of Pepsi out of his […]

Chicago has been the focus on crime and gang violence conversation so far during the Donald Trump administration despite Cleveland having a much higher rate than Chicago.   CHICAGO (CBS) — Cleveland-area pastor Darrell Scott abruptly canceled a planned meeting Tuesday with “street leaders” eager to bring an end to violence in Chicago with the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Despite a lot of opposition, Cleveland City Council members passed a $2.3 million dirt bike track proposal Monday night with a vote of nine to seven. Tracks will be coming to the southeast side of the city in the Garden Valley neighborhood. “We spend $2.3 million on a dirt bike track,” said […]

NEW YORK, NY (WOIO) – Former Cleveland Brown and NFL Hall of Famer Jim Brown met with President-elect Donald Trump Tuesday morning. According to CNN reporter Tal Kopan, Brown wanted to talk to Trump about helping people. After the meeting Brown, former Baltimore Raven Ray Lewis and Pastor Dr. Darrell Scott told the media they talked to […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made an appearance in Cleveland Wednesday morning at the New Spirit Revival Center in Cleveland Heights. Running mate Mike Pence, Ben Carson and Clevelander Don King were all in attendance. King introduced Trump telling Americans “the system is broke” and all Americans need Trump, especially […]

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 […]

CLEVELAND– A 13-year-old Wayne County boy’s dream came true Wednesday night when he met LeBron James. Last month, Joey Leininger, an eighth grader at Norwayne Elementary School in Creston, was diagnosed with a rare form of liver cancer. Less than 200 people are diagnosed with fibrolamellar heptocellular carcinoma each year. On Sunday, Joey explained his condition to […]

The actor sprung into action to save a man from a burning car.   Jamie Foxx doesn’t look at himself as a hero, but many others do after hearing about how the actor sprung into action to save a man from a burning car. Foxx saved Brett Kyle‘s life on Monday evening, HuffPo reports. Kyle crashed his 2007 Toyota […]

While some activists are frustrated with being denied a presidential debate, others are enthusiastic about the town hall’s more flexible (and possibly more fruitful) format to address America’s racial injustice.   Blacks Lives Matter (BLM) activists are now deliberating whether they will accept an offer from the Democratic National Committee to host a presidential town […]

Council members couldn’t even get through the Pledge of Allegiance at Monday night’s Cleveland City Council meeting. A group of about 30 protesters attended the…

While in the U.S., Pope Francis met with the president convicts and … Kim Davis? “Well it was really very humbling to think that he would even want to meet me or know me,” Davis told ABC. Yes. Kim and the pope met. In private. At the Vatican Embassy in Washington, D.C.   READ MORE: NewsNet5.com Article […]