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WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – According to United States Attorney Benjamin C. Glassman, Gerald A. Lawson III, 30, of Warrensville Heights, Ohio, has been charged for allegedly buying a firearm for Quentin L. Smith, who is accused of shooting and killing Westerville Police Officers Eric Joering and Tony Morelli. Lawson, who was arrested Monday, has been charged in […]

CLEVELAND – Two officers were assaulted late Tuesday night during an altercation in downtown Cleveland. Cleveland police said the fight happened around 10:45 p.m. at West 6th Street and St Clair Avenue. Cleveland EMS said two officers were transported to MetroHealth Medical Center with minor injuries. Police say the people involved in the fight took off once police […]


he Cuyahoga County prosecutor says two former East Cleveland police officers will face charges in the beating of a person in their custody. A Grand Jury indicted Denayne R. Davidson-Dixon and Gerald A. Spencer II on Friday for the July 24 beating of Jesse R. Nickerson. Each of the defendants was charged with three counts of […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson and other city officials have announced a new tip line for the public. The public will be able to call the tip line, 1-800-225-5324, to share information about suspicious activity. Cleveland police say that the public’s help with bring attention to things officers may not be immediately aware of […]

Attorney General Eric Holder (pictured) announced on Monday a $124 million hiring grant in the latest of the Justice Department’s goal to improve the quality…

LORAIN COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Two Pennsylvania men were busted with more than a pound of marijuana during a traffic stop in Lorain County. It happened Monday morning at 8 a.m. on I-80. Troopers stopped a 2000 Honda Civic with Pennsylvania registration for speeding. During interaction with the driver, troopers detected an odor of raw […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The woman ordered to hold an embarrassing sign for refusing to stop for a Cleveland school bus loaded with kids completed her second day of public punishment on Wednesday – and she wasn’t alone. Shena Hardin had a sole supporter show up with a sign on his chest. He believed her punishment was too harsh, and stood in solidarity […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland woman who refused to stop for a city school bus served out part of her unique and humiliating punishment Tuesday morning. Shena Hardin was ordered to stand at the corner of East 38th Street and Payne today and tomorrow wearing a sign that says, “Only an idiot would drive around a school […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland woman caught on cell phone video driving recklessly around a city school bus pleaded guilty on Monday. Shena Hardin’s license was suspended for 30 days and she must pay $250 in court costs. Hardin was also ordered to stand at the corner of East 38th Street and Payne next […]

CLEVELAND – A Cleveland Metropolitan School District bus driver captured video of a motorist driving on the sidewalk to avoid stopping for the bus loading and unloading children. The driver was caught on cell phone camera Tuesday morning.  Cleveland Police are not releasing the driver’s name, but say it is a female motorist.  They said […]

MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio – Maple Heights police and fire crews are at the scene of a house explosion on Dunham Road. It’s not known if there are any injuries at this time. Crews said it happened in the 6100 block of Dunham Road. As of 1 p.m., Dunham Road was shut down between Rockside Road […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Good news for taking back your streets. We’ve learned the City of Cleveland is getting grant money to bring 25 laid-off officers back to work. The police union president Steve Loomis tells us it will allow the city to pay those officers for three more years. We expect to hear more […]