Here is a list of Fourth of July fireworks displays by county. If you don’t see a fireworks display for your city, email the information to   Cuyahoga County: Berea: July 4, 2015 at 10:00 p.m. at Coe Lake Bay Village: July 4, 2015 at 9:45 p.m. at Cahoon Memorial Park—West Bratenahl: July 3, 2015 […]

  CLEVELAND — Hosting the Gay Games and landing the 2016 Republican Convention shows that the outside world is buying into the reality of a new Cleveland . And now that the city has a good product to market, the group selling it will have more money to promote its message. Positively Cleveland is in […]

  CLEVELAND – An Atlanta-area woman, operating a $4.8 million fraud conspiracy involving nearly 1,000 Northeast Ohio residents, was charged Thursday. Zinara Highsmith, 35, of Fayettsville, Georgia, is accused of filling approximately 2,750 false tax returns containing false claims of more than $4.8 million. Of those false tax claims, more than 950 were made on […]

  CLEVELAND – (Check your commute here on our traffic incident page) 4:39 p.m. – Ohio State Highway Patrol advising the the Ohio Turnpike is CLOSED in all directions from the Fremont exit to Milan exit. 4:30 p.m. I-90 westbound at MLK Boulevard is CLOSED due to a multi-car accident. 4:25 p.m. From Ohio State Patrol: […]

  MENTOR, OH – Car troubles are not uncommon with this kind of weather, but there are ways to avoid getting stuck with repair bills. We’re driving home the best ways to get to your destination. “This is freezing,” said Walter Braun from Mentor. He told us his wheels have felt the effects of winter. […]

  MEDINA, Ohio – Snow-covered and icy roads are already causing problems across northeast Ohio.  (Get latest traffic conditions on our traffic map here.) Local sheriffs have asked drivers to avoid driving unless absolutely necessary. SNOW EMERGENCIES Erie County– Level 2 Huron County — Level 3 Knox County — Level 2 Lorain County – Level […]

  CLEVELAND — Officials in several counties advised avoiding the roads if you possibly can. Travel conditions have been extremely hazardous Thursday. Snow parking bans were also issued in several cities. SNOW EMERGENCIES: Erie County is under a Level 2 Winter Road Condition Warning.  Rural areas may be particularly hazardous.  The sheriff’s office advised checking […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – As of Thursday afternoon, two counties have issued a LEVEL l snow emergency notification. Summit County Sheriff Steve Barry and Lorain County Sheriff Phil Stammitti issued the alerts early Thursday afternoon. Level 1 Snow Emergency:  Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy; drive carefully. To read […]

  The number of power outages is at about 40,000 with a drop in Cuyahoga County but a sharp jump in Geauga County, according to the FirstEnergy outage map. There are more than 15,000 people in Geauga County without power, which is up from 13,636 earlier. The number of outages in Cuyahoga County dropped from […]

MINERAL CITY, Ohio – The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has confirmed that a tornado hit Mineral City Wednesday. They said they have a crew there now assessing the damage to determine how strong it was and the path it took. The Mineral City Fire Department in Tuscarawas County is a total loss after the […]

CLEVELAND – An earthquake originating in Canada Friday morning sent tremors down to northeast Ohio. The quake just northwest of Ottawa was originally reported as a 5.0 magnitude at 9:43 a.m. After further investigation, it was downgraded to a 4.4 magnitude, Michael Hansen, a Senior Geologist at ODNR with OhioSeis, said. He said there was […]

CLEVELAND – Two northeast Ohio cities — Akron and Cleveland — make’s “dirtiest cities” list. According to the publication, Akron came in 15th dirtiest out of 20 and Cleveland took the 19th spot. The study was based on factors like water quality, air quality and toxic releases. Akron’s ranking is thanks to its coal […]