Cleveland – It was a historic night in Cuyahoga County as it became the first in the state to adopt legislation to add protections to those in the LGBTQ community. On Tuesday, council members approved the proposal that would include sexual orientation and gender identity to classes already covered by state law. RELATED: Cuyahoga County looks […]

LAKEWOOD, OH (WOIO) – The pit bull ban battle in Lakewood all started with a dog named Charlie. His owner Jennifer Scott adopted him from the Cleveland Animal Protective League. However, she lives in Lakewood, and they had a ban on pit bulls. “I think they should have a breed neutral, vicious dog ordinances, not breed specific,” […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Ohio voters checked “yes” for Issue 1, a measure that will expand victims’ rights in criminal proceedings. 2017 Election Results Issue 1, or Marsy’s Law will establish constitutional rights for crime victims, including the right to be notified of the escape or release of the offender. The law was passed by an astounding […]

In honor of Prince’s fruitful life, we paid homage to him by highlighting some of his most influential moments.   Albums still matter. Like books and black lives, albums still matter. Tonight and always.” – Prince Music legend and cultural icon Prince has passed away at 57 years old. It was reported by TMZ and […]

CLEVELAND – Cavs free-agent forward Tristan Thompson did not accept a one-year, $6.8 million contract offer for the 2015-16 season by Thursday’s deadline, ESPN reports . According to ESPN , with the one-year option off the table, Thompson can no longer accept the offer at that rate unless the Cavs make it available again. ESPN’s […]

CLEVELAND- Well-known Cleveland religious leader Bishop Floyd Eugene Perry passed away on Thursday. He was 84 years old. Bishop Perry’s son, Pastor Mark Perry, said his father became ill while in Columbus and was taken to the hospital. Perry was recently involved in the call for peace in Cleveland ahead of the verdict for a […]

  * is reporting that NBC has opted not to move forward with its re-imagining of “Murder, She Wrote” — which had Oscar winner Octavia Spencer attached to star. The project, from writer Alexandra Cunningham and producer David Janollari, got a lot of attention when it came together in October, receiving a put pilot commitment […]

Remembering Teena Marie30 years in the game! When a lady has thrived at the epicenter of a musical movement that some initially claimed was not her birthright, and that lady has steadfastly held that legacy down strong for 30 phenomenal years, acknowledgment, respect and celebration are in order. Today, that artist is “Lady Tee,” Teena […]

CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – Cleveland Heights City Council has approved a pilot program allowing dogs in Cain Park. Since 1973, dogs have been banned from all Cleveland Heights city parks. But are the restrictions just too much and not worth it? According to the regulations of the pilot program, dogs will only be allowed in […]

Donna Summer may be gone, but the music she created is timeless, having not only defined an era but also serving as an influence for musicians who followed. Hailed as the Queen of Disco, Summer’s phenomenal success provided us with a seemingly endless supply of anthems: “She Works Hard for the Money”; “Hot Stuff”; “Love […]

Sadly we’ve lost another beautiful voice and style icon today–Donna Summer aka the “Queen of Disco” has died at the age of 63, TMZ reports. The Five-time Grammy winner was known for her chart-topping hits like “Hot Stuff” and “Last Dance,” but she’ll also be remembered for her fun and flashy style. From rhinestone encrusted […]

The “Queen of Disco,” who worked hard for the money,  Donna Summer, ended her battle with breast and lung cancer on Thursday morning.  The diva rose to superstardom in the 70s and 80s with such shake-your-booty dance floor staples as “Hot Stuff,” “Last Dance” and “Bad Girls.” Summer was one of the most influential performers […]