Cleveland – It was a historic night in Cuyahoga County as it became the first in the state to adopt legislation to add protections to those in the LGBTQ community. On Tuesday, council members approved the proposal that would include sexual orientation and gender identity to classes already covered by state law. RELATED: Cuyahoga County looks […]

(RNN) – Equifax, which monitors credit, said Thursday a security breach could potentially affect 143 million U.S. customers. The breach represents 57 percent of the nation’s population. In a news release, the company said “criminals exploited a web application” to gain access to files that include names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and some driver’s […]

A new study released by the JAMA journal of psychiatry reveals there may be a link between contraceptives and depression.   Big news for women who regularly use contraceptives to prevent pregnancy. A new study found that birth control may be associated with an increased risk of depression, according to CNN. The findings probably aren’t surprising […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Volunteers spent a good part of the day on Monday shrink wrapping the Cleveland Police Memorial. Fencing and barricades were put into place to secure a perimeter around the sacred space. No trespassing signs were placed prominently on sections of the fence. The memorial was being secured in preparation for the Republican National Convention and in light of the attacks on police […]

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) – Activists are banding together in support of Harambe by creating a petition to pass ‘Harambe’s Law.’ The petition states the law would give legal consequences when an endangered animal is harmed or killed due to the negligence of visitors. As of Tuesday morning, the petition has more than 106,000 supporters. Once it reaches enough signatures, its author – […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Officials are holding a press conference at in the Mayor’s Red Room Tuesday morning, less than 2 months before the Republican National Convention. Mayor Frank Jackson, Director of Public Safety Michael McGrath and others will speak on Cleveland’s preparedness regarding security. City officials are expected to present a comprehensive overview of security preparations […]

CLEVELAND– There will be an increased number of security officers at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in the wake of the deadly attacks in Brussels. Dozens were killed and hundreds were injured during three explosions at an airport and subway station in Brussels. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks. At least two U.S. cities — […]

CLEVELAND – The City of Cleveland will receive $50 million in security funding for next year’s Republican National Convention. The federal Fiscal Year 2016 appropriations bill includes $100 million to be used for security costs associated with the 2016 Democratic and Republican National Convention. The money would be appropriated under the Department of Justice’s Edward […]

School officials and law enforcement are sounding alarms about phone apps that are popular with teens—and sexual predators. Police say a 15-year-old Brooklyn girl is now safe after she was abducted by a man she met on an app called Kik. The service allows users to send messages, pictures and video without a phone number. […]

Students from the UK’s Isaac Newton Academy, all of whom involved won $15K and a chance to meet Prince Andrew, came up with the concept to make those who practice sex even more aware and safe to protect themselves.   Here’s a condom that will show your partner’s true colors. Three students took home first […]

  (RNN) – The hardware retail store Home Depot may be the latest U.S. security breach victim, where credit and debit card information went for sale on the internet’s black cybersecurity market. Home Depot has not confirmed the data breach, which was  first reported Tuesday on the cybersecurity website Krebs on Security. The report indicates that several […]

  CLEVELAND – The National Weather Service Storm Prediction Center is predicting a moderate risk for severe thunderstorms on Sunday afternoon with very strong winds. There is also a possibility for isolated tornadoes and wind damage. The Ohio Office of Emergency Management offers the following tornado safety tips (you can read the full list of […]