An Alabama NAACP branch criticizes a grand jury's decision not to indict a Mobile police officer. The officer fatally shot a Black teen during a traffic stop, and many questions remain about the incident.

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For iPhone:   Michael Donald was a 19-year-old Black man in Mobile, Ala. who was the victim of a brutal hate crime in 1981. Donald’s…

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Lead-footed drivers in Cleveland beware. Here’s where the city’s 15 mobile traffic cameras will try to catch you speeding July 1 – 22, according to the city: 612 Spring Road 6517 Denison Avenue 2940 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive 13712 Kinsman Road 4100 block of Superior Avenue 11400 block of […]


Although many people associate it just with New Orleans, there are Mardi Gras celebrations all over the world. What most people don’t know if that…

  CLEVELAND – The RTA’s Paratransit service, which provides around 1,500 trips a day to seniors and disabled persons throughout Cuyahoga County, has lost power. Officials are asking people not to call because the phones and computers are out.   READ MORE: Article and Picture Courtesy of WEWS NewsChannel 5 MOBILE, Ala. – Passengers who finally escaped the disabled Carnival cruise ship Triumph were checking into hotels early Friday for a hot shower, fresh-cooked food and sleep or boarding buses for a long haul home after five numbing days at sea on a powerless ship. The vacation ship carrying some 4,200 people docked late […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Just last month, Beachwood began enforcing a new law banning the use any electronic devices while driving, unless they’re “hands free.” Now, a Cleveland City Councilman wants to do the same thing. Councilman Zack Reed is the sponsor of the legislation, but he’s got a lot of support. The legislation appears […]

BEACHWOOD, OH (WOIO) – The cell phone law that went into effect last month will now be enforced, as police will begin issuing tickets today. Sunday, drivers at one Beachwood intersection applied mascara, adjusted their GPS’s, text and talk on their cell phones. Only a few feet away, a sign warning that if you’re on […]

BEACHWOOD, OH (WOIO) – Texting and most other uses of hand-held mobile devices, including talking on a cell phone, have been banned in the city of Beachwood. The new law takes effect today, Wednesday, July 18. The new law, passed by Beachwood City Council, makes violations a primary offense – meaning drivers can be stopped […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A bill introduced in Cleveland would ban hand-held devices while behind the wheel. But are cell phones really the fault behind distracted drivers? Most people agree — using a cell phone while driving can be distracting but so can fiddling with the radio, eating, or using your GPS. The question is, […]

OHIO (WOIO) – On April 22, Verizon Wireless is implementing a $30 upgrade fee for existing customers purchasing new mobile equipment at a discounted price with a two-year contract. This fee will help Verizon continue to provide customers with the level of service and support they have come to expect which includes Wireless Workshops, online […]

Every day, Teresa DiFalco’s children clamor for her iPhone.