AKRON, Ohio – Nearly two years after the abandoned, condemned Rolling Acres Mall in Akron was demolished, a new developer has plans to construct a massive commercial building that could bring hundreds of new jobs to the area. The Akron City Council approved the sale of the former Rolling Acres Mall site to a developer […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – If you’ve ever booked a flight online you might know there are certain days of the week that are better to find cheaper flights. Can the same be true for filling up at the gas pump in Northeast Ohio? According to GasBuddy, the crowd sourced app for finding good gas prices, the answer […]

NORTHFIELD, OH (WOIO) – In a news release Thursday afternoon the Vegas casino giant MGM Growth Properties (MGP) announced it will buy the Hard Rock Rocksino in Northfield for $1.06 billion. In 2017 the Rocksino became Ohio’s top performing casino with a revenue mark of $232,588,868 according to the Ohio Lottery that regulates slot machines or video lottery terminal (VLT). The casino […]

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – According to United States Attorney Benjamin C. Glassman, Gerald A. Lawson III, 30, of Warrensville Heights, Ohio, has been charged for allegedly buying a firearm for Quentin L. Smith, who is accused of shooting and killing Westerville Police Officers Eric Joering and Tony Morelli. Lawson, who was arrested Monday, has been charged in […]

A photo taken of a young Canton man purchasing coats at a Goodwill store is gaining attention on Facebook. The reported candid photo Fredrick White, 19, of Canton, purchasing coats for the homeless was posted on Facebook by Haley Stewart last Friday. Stewart said her father captured the moment the White purchased six coats for $65 at […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio – A stretch of long vacant buildings on one of downtown Cleveland’s most visible streets could finally get new life. Istanbul-based Alto Partners closed on the former John Hartness Brown buildings in the 1000 block of Euclid Avenue for $9.1 million, Cuyahoga County property records showed. The string of buildings, which are physically […]

(RNN) – Amazon announced Friday it is purchasing grocery store chain Whole Foods, in a deal valued at around $13.7 billion. Amazon,com Inc will pay $42 a share for Whole Foods Market Inc., an 18 percent premium to the closing price Thursday, the Associated Press reported. The companies said grocery stores would still operate under […]

The sale is expected to close in April of this year.   Restaurant Brands International, the parents company fast food heavyweights Burger King and Tim Hortons, will acquire Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen for $1.8 billion, the companies announced Tuesday morning. The chicken-centered Popeyes, founded in New Orleans in 1972, has 2,600 restaurants in the U.S. and […]

AT&T reached a deal Saturday to buy Time Warner for more than $80 billion, a surprising acquisition that reflects the telecom giant’s desire to amass reputable TV and film content to diversify its massive but mature business of providing Internet access. The deal could be announced as early as Saturday evening, the person familiar with the […]

On the face of it, that Verizon, the wireless and broadband company, has bought Yahoo!, even at the fire sale price of $4.8 billion, seems bizarre. Verizon is a thriving, successful company that specializes in getting you online, not searching the internet when you get there. But Verizon’s purchase makes sense when you realize Verizon […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Indians fans can start their summer with fee-free access to tickets for this weekend’s games against the Kansas City Royals. Presented by Cleveland Clinic, fans purchasing tickets online today, May 30, through Wednesday, only for games June 3-5, will do so without paying fees. The Tribe takes on defending champion […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Companies-owned by Michigan billionaire Dan Gilbert buy The Avenue Shops at Tower City from Forest City Enterprises. The retail center is located in the heart of downtown Cleveland. The shops are currently comprised of more than 100 retailers and restaurants as well as an 11-screen movie theater. The Avenue Shops at Tower City […]