Back when Kanye West was known for speaking to truth to power, he took a hit for proclaiming that Taylor Swift was undeserving of her Video of the Year Award. He argued that Beyoncé’s iconic “Single Ladies” video should have taken home the coveted award. It was a matter of wrong time and wrong place. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The man charged with operating an illegal parking lot in downtown Cleveland was in court Thursday, and apparently, he wasn’t very happy to see Cleveland 19. In fact, Damon Frangos tried to get Car Monday kicked out. Frangos was arraigned in Cleveland Municipal Court on one count of operating a parking lot without a license, a minor […]

AURORA – Wildwater Kingdom water park in Aurora is closing after this season. The park’s final day of operation is Monday September 5. To have some understanding of where the area might go, you have to look back. Aurora’s Mayor Ann Womer Benjamin said the Geauga Lake property is about 540 acres of land. Seventeen […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland police say the person responsible for vandalizing several downtown businesses early Tuesday morning surrendered to them without a fight. Investigators arrested Gary Bethea, 31, and charged him with vandalism. Early Tuesday morning police got a call that a man was throwing rocks and breaking out windows in the downtown […]

  WESTLAKE, OH (WOIO) – Christina Melaragno, 41, has been indicted on 20 charges, including trafficking, theft, burglary and drug possession connected to her arrest for stealing pain medication from elderly residents. Westlake Police say the Executive Administrator of the Gardens of Westlake entered the residents’ rooms and stole their medicine.   READ MORE: […]

  LORAIN, OH (WOIO) – On Tuesday afternoon, Lorain Police conducted a search warrant at 1219 Oberlin Avenue, after investigating several burglaries in the area. Police received several tips about the home and had reason to believe stolen items were being stashed there. Police say they recovered several truckloads of suspected stolen property, including large […]

  WILLOUGHBY, Ohio — Police are investigating after vandals spray-painted markings on a bank and a bar in downtown Willoughby. According to police, the owner of Frank & Tony’s Place, located on Second Street, reported Monday afternoon that someone used yellow spray paint on the east side of the building, an electric meter, an air […]

BAINBRIDGE TOWNSHIP, Ohio – Bainbridge Township resident Bob Watson walked along Geauga Lake Road, just north of the former amusement park with the same name. The view from his neighborhood is pleasant until he spots what remains of Geauga Lake over barbed-fire fences and overgrown weeds. Watson said he can only speculate why was the […]

SUMMIT COUNTY (WOIO) - A pricey LeBron James pendant remains the focus of a police investigation in Wadsworth. Vaneisha Robinson says she purchased the diamond encrusted piece of jewelry at a yard sale for a mere $5. Robinson had the basketball jersey-shaped pendant appraised and found it to be worth a cool $10K. Upon learning the value, she placed it for sale on eBay.

ALLIANCE, Ohio – Another person has been arrested following a burglary at an Alliance church earlier this month. Police said 19-year-old Delbert Watson, who was has already been charged with breaking and entering, and receiving stolen property, now faces charges for arson. According to Alliance police, Watson, Mary Watkins, 18, and Zachary Hawkins, 18, broke […]