Oakland tried an 11th-hour attempt to keep the team in its city, but a lack of taxpayer financing doomed those chances.     The NFL is coming to Las Vegas. NFL owners voted Monday to approve the Raiders’ move from Oakland to Las Vegas, the league announced. The move had been anticipated for months. The […]

(RNN) – NBA superstar and free agent Kevin Durant announced Monday he will be leaving Oklahoma City and joining the Golden State Warriors. The 27-year-old made the announcement on The Players’ Tribune, a media company he owns a stake in. “The primary mandate I had for myself in making this decision was to have it […]


On May 13, 1985, a bomb was dropped on a row house in Philadelphia, unleashing a relentless fire that eventually burned down 61 houses, killed 11 people (including five children) and injured dozens. The fire department stood by idly. The Philadelphia Police Department did the same. The fire raged on, swallowing up home after home […]

CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County Judge Carolyn Friedland ruled in favor of the City of Cleveland Friday, allowing Cleveland police cadet training to move to Columbus. The ruling lifted the temporary restraining order she issued last week, which blocked the city’s plan to move training to the Ohio State Highway Patrol’s Training Academy. Friedland said the […]

  CLEVELAND – The city of Cleveland’s portable camera units used to catch traffic violations are on the move again. The 12 cameras will move to new locations April 9. Here’s a partical list of the new locations:   West 104th Street & Madison Avenue 1500 Block of West 25th Street 7000 Block of Bessermer […]

CLEVELAND – Newly released jail logs continue to exhibit the monotony of kidnapping and rape suspect Ariel Castro’s life as an inmate. The logs for May 28 and 29 contain one new development – Castro was moved to a different area of the jail, 10 South, Wednesday afternoon. Cuyahoga County Communication Specialist John O’Brien said […]

Amanda Bynes isn’t holding back when it comes to speaking out about her recent arrest. The troubled actress took to Twitter to voice her frustration with the NYPD after she was arrested Thursday evening for reckless endangerment and taken for a psychiatric evaluation. “For once and for all, this is the last thing I’ll say […]

Update: Cribbs confirms he is going to Oakland via Twitter and Instagram . http:// instagram.com/p/ZWHZ5NtIqL/ A  source close to the situation has confirmed to NewsChannel 5, former Browns kick returner. wide receiver Josh Cribbs has signed with the Oakland Raiders. It is a one year contract. Cribbs was dealing with knee issues. He had previously […]

DETROIT – During a discussion on Detroit’s future at the annual “Pancakes & Politics” breakfast, savvy businessman Dan Gilbert suggested that the Detroit Pistons move to downtown Detroit. Gilbert is the Chairman and founder of Quicken Loans and is the majority owner of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. The Michigan Gaming Board also approved Gilbert’s plan […]

NBC has officially announced that Jimmy Fallon will take over “The Tonight Show” in 2014, and Jay Leno will end his run as the host of the show. Bill Carter of The New York Times reports that Fallon, currently the host of “Late Night,” will begin hosting the show in February. Fallon has hosted “Late […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora is “in transit” from Youngstown to the North Carolina federal prison where he’ll serve his prison term. Dimora was transported Thursday afternoon. On July 31, Dimora was ordered to serve 28 years behind bars. He was also ordered to pay $98,000 in restitution. The defense requested Dimora serve […]

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio - Already facing shortened school days and cuts in programs, parents and students of the Garfield Heights City School District will have to brace themselves for more potential bad news on Thursday. In December, the district announced a realignment plan that resulted in the elimination of music, arts, physical education and library programs for grades K-5 and a reduction of these programs at the middle school level.