A McDonald’s restaurant in Middletown, Ohio has taken action against using and overdosing on drugs in its restrooms. Employees of the fast food place now carry remote control buttons to permit people to enter the facilities there, reports the Journal-News in Butler County, Ohio. And the entrance door closest to the restrooms is marked “exit only” now. […]

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio – Blossom Music Center on Wednesday announced that they are implementing a new policy that limits the size of bags, including purses, that may be brought into the venue for the summer of 2017. The new rules are being put in place to “provide a safer environment for our fans and expedite […]

PITTSBURGH– A school cafeteria worker in Pittsburgh quit her job over what she calls a new “lunch shaming” policy. Stacy Koltiska, who worked for two years at an elementary school in the Canon McMillan School District, told KDKA some students are being denied hot lunches to get parents to pay for overdrawn lunch accounts. She says […]

CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Police Monitoring Team, charged with overseeing massive reforms to the Cleveland Division of Police, unveiled its proposed new use of force policy Thursday. The City of Cleveland was required to create a new use of force policy as part of the consent decree the city signed with the U.S Department of […]

A conservative Christian activist group has gained more than half a million signatures and counting from people pledging to boycott Target over its transgender bathroom policy. The petition started by the American Family Association on Wednesday raises concerns that Target’s inclusive stance on transgender rights encourages sexual predators and puts women and young girls in […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson is making good on his word. Thursday the mayor promised to change the city’s process concerning any licenses, permits, insurance claims and/or invoices that may be subject to court activity including all filings and proceedings. Effective immediately, any license, permits, insurance claims, and or invoices of any […]


Pope Francis tackled issues of racial and social injustice, and abolishment of the death penalty, among other things.

 The entire NFL, including owners, are affected by the changed with more strict accountability. The NFL is toughening its rules for personal conduct. On Wednesday, Commissioner Roger Goodell released new guidelines for all league personnel. NFL teams unanimously endorsed the personal conduct policy. Under the new rules, an accused player will immediately go on paid […]

  BEREA, Ohio — Early Monday, security camera video was released by TMZ of former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, and showed him knocking out his then fiancée and now, wife, Janay Palmer, in a casino elevator in Atlantic City in February. The video showed Rice punching his wife in the face, and then, […]

  CLEVELAND – You’ve put a ton of thought into your gifts this year, but it’s bound to happen: that sweater your aunt got you doesn’t fit or that toy you gave your kids doesn’t work. Well, we’ve teamed up with MoneyTalks News to help you with some of the best return policies. A recent […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Browns wide receiver Josh Gordon has been suspended for the first two regular season games of the season. The second-year player violated the NFL Policy and Program for substances of abuse, Browns media relations coordinator Dan Murphy said on Friday. Gordon is suspended without pay and fined two additional game checks. He […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News has learned Cleveland police have quietly made changes to their use of force policy, but the chief’s office says this is not related to last fall’s police chase. In November, dozens of police cars chased a driver and his passenger and fired 137 shots–killing them both. The chief’s […]