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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The tone of the headlines for the front pages of Cleveland’s and New York’s newspapers definitely differed following the Browns’ swap for Odell Beckham Jr. Cleveland traded their 17th pick in the 2019 NFL Draft, a third-round pick, and safety Jabrill Peppers to the New York Giants in exchange for the […]

Shepard Smith took a moment at the end of his Wednesday broadcast to criticize Donald Trump’s “belittling” of Jim Acosta and trashing of CNN earlier in the day. Trump even went so far as call CNN a fake news site. Trump’s first press conference as president-elect appeared to be an unofficial airing of the grievances, […]

Trump says Obamacare will be “repeal and replace,” the border wall will be built along Mexico, and will make a decision “within two weeks” on replacing Antonin Scalia in the U.S. Supreme Court. NEW YORK — President-elect Donald Trump said for the first time he believes Russia was behind hacking ahead of the election. “I […]

A series of tweets published by rapper Nicki Minaj that exposed MTV for upholding a certain standard of beauty were interpreted as an “attack” by American sweetheart Taylor Swift, launching mainstream media into a frenzy that perpetuated the racist trope that is the “angry Black woman.” On Tuesday evening, Nicki took to Twitter to call out […]

As expected, Marshawn Lynch didn’t say much during Super Bowl Media Day today. He fielded lots and lots of questions from reporters. But his answer to every single one of them was the same: “I’m just here so I won’t get fined.” It didn’t matter if the question was from a little kid in the […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The family of Tanisha Anderson has scheduled a news conference Thursday to discuss a civil rights lawsuit and wrongful death complaint filed against the city of  Cleveland and the police officers involved in her death. Tanisha Anderson, 37, died after an altercation with Cleveland police late last year. Anderson, who […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Samaria Rice, the mother of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, is renewing her call for peaceful demonstrations in wake of the mounting tension on policing and excessive force. Samaria, along with her attorney, Walter Madison, made the announcement at 1:30 p.m. at  The Greater Abyssinia Baptist Church on E. 105th Street. Tamir was fatally shot on […]

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson announced Thursday at a 3:00 p.m. news conference that new purchase orders have been issued to bring in additional protective equipment for first responders. Jackson also stressed there are NO active cases of Ebola in our area. Wednesday evening, Cleveland officials had a command staff meeting for emergency crews and will […]

  The National Football League has had trouble keeping the sport’s focus on the field. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell spoke at a press conference in New York City, after the NFL announced plans to require all team personnel and staff to go through training on preventing domestic violence and sexual assault, according to ESPN. “We strongly condemn […]

Subway performers gathered outside City Hall Monday afternoon, denouncing NYPD Commissioner William Bratton’s crackdown on their underground performances this year. Subway arts advocacy group Busk NY and ad-hoc group New Yorkers Against Bratton organized the event. RELATED: New Yorkers Against Bratton Hold Press Conference Denouncing Garner’s Death, Demand Commissioner Resign [VIDEO] Citing section 1050.6 of […]

  BEREA, OH (WOIO) – Justin Gilbert and Johnny Manziel, Cleveland’s two first-round draft choices, addressed the media Friday from the Dino Lucarelli Media Center in Berea. Both players talked about how lucky they are to be playing football and playing for the Browns in the NFL. “I’m blessed to be here. Whether I was […]

  *While a new Us Weekly report claims Chilli is dating Wayne Brady, with a source telling the publication that the two were holding hands while he attended her recent concert at the MGM in Las Vegas on Friday, Jan. 3, a rep for the 42-year-old singer tells E! News there’s no truth to the […]