CLEVELAND – While Cuyahoga County saw the third highest population loss in the country, experts say to look beyond the census numbers and focus on the composition of the population rather than the total. Census data reveals Cuyahoga County lost an estimated 4,940 residents last year. However, the percentage loss is fairly small, and other […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Thursday the Downtown Cleveland Alliance released its 2017 annual report and it shows the resurgence is not slowing down. Many wondered if the growth could be sustained after the Republican National Convention in 2016 and it appears the answer is yes. Housing: There are currently several apartment projects in various stages of construction. The Halle […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A new study from 24/7 Wall Street ranks Ohio as one of the worst states to live in. The site looked at 10-year population growth, October unemployment rate, poverty rate and life expectancy at birth when ranking which states are best to live in. While their top states included Massachusetts, Connecticut, New […]

EAST CLEVELAND — Backers of studying whether financially struggling East Cleveland should be annexed to Cleveland took a big step. Mayor Gary Norton turned in to the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections Wednesday afternoon. The job of getting the needed number of signatures and the right signatures may have been more daunting than expected. Wednesday […]


In a new report, the U.S. Education Department projected that this fall, the percentage of white students in public schools will drop from 51 percent…

  When you think about some of the gloomiest, unhappiest and most melancholy places on earth, does Ohio come to mind? According to a list of the bleakest places on earth, the answer is — yes. Buzzfeed ranked the 12 saddest places on earth and Youngstown, Ohio ranked at No. 9. Why, you might ask, […]

Detroit filed for bankruptcy Thursday afternoon, becoming the nation’s largest public sector bankruptcy. The move could slash pension benefits to city workers and retirees, and leave investors holding the city’s debt with only pennies on the dollar. Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr, appointed by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder to oversee the city’s finances, had been holding […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – It’s an epidemic that’s crippling the country.  According to a new study, the number of adults 100 lbs or more overweight continues to skyrocket. Recent reports show more than 15 million Americans are severely obese.  That’s double what it was just a decade ago.  And women’s waistlines are growing faster than men’s. The […]

Wisconsin — Using 13 billboards in Milwaukee, Pro-Life Wisconsin says it wants to raise awareness of what it calls the disproportionate abortion rate among African-American women in Wisconsin.