A petition seeking to get Raven-Symoné fired from “The View” has popped up on Change.org, saying the co-host “has been spouting her ignorant and self hating spiel on ‘The View’ for long enough.” The effort was launched by Che Scott-Heron, who says she is the daughter of late poet-musician-author Gil Scott-Heron. The petition is directed […]

T.J. Maxx has removed a controversial t-shirt from their racks after the imagery featured on the garment sparked controversy. An image of the shirt that featured the words “Hang Loose” with a graphic of a noose was recently circulated around the web and had many people up in arms. The shirt was created by the […]

  YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Schwebel Bakery has withdrawn some of its products from production after Listeria was discovered at its Youngstown bakery, the company said Wednesday. Schwebel wrote that there is no evidence that its customers or products were affected, but the company has withdrawn the products as a precautionary measure.   READ MORE: NewsNet5.com Article and […]

Don’t say anything to Lauryn Hill about her tardiness to her own shows because she will read you the riot act. The lauded R&B star showed up late to a Chicago concert and had a man escorted out when he complained to her. Lauryn Hill was scheduled to take the stage at Chicago’s House of […]

The German candy giant known as Haribo is under fire for releasing black liquorice candy called, “Skipper Mix” that have offended their customers. The candy is meant to represent a captain’s trip around the world, but many Swedish customers didn’t see it that way. They saw the faces in the likeness of African, Asian or […]

*After having a preventative double mastectomy, Angelina Jolie — who is genetically predisposed to contracting breast and ovarian cancer — will next undergo an operation to remove her ovaries. People magazine reports that she is planning to have the procedure and “doing well” following her double mastectomy in February and reconstructive surgery last month. Jolie […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Piece by piece cranes took apart the pedestrian bridge damaged beyond repair in a Saturday morning run in with a dump truck. “I was just amazed that one man’s mistake could cause so many people so much discomfort,” said Andrew Braxton. Crews braced the dangling bridge with median dividers and carefully removed the […]

More than two years after Cleveland authorities discovered a real House of Horrors, the home of Anthony Sowell will be torn down Tuesday. Demolition of the home at 12205 Imperial Ave. will begin at 7 a.m. The remains of 11 women were found in 2009. A spokeswoman for the city of Cleveland said that the […]

Take it off! Er…maybe not. Regis Philbin let his freak flag fly on Thursday. He also ripped a hole in the space-time continuum. How, you ask? By stripping off his shirt at the request of “Jersey Shore” star Snooki. “Guidos usually don’t wear ties,” Snooki had told Regis. “You should like, take off your shirt […]

MEDINA TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) – About 50 animals removed from a Medina Township home Thursday morning, and officials believe the owner was possibly operating a cock fighting ring. The Medina County Society For the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals went to the South Weymouth Road home around 8:30AM. They removed mainly roosters and hens, but also […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A total of 706 firearms are now off the streets, thanks to the 2011 Multi-Community Greater Cleveland Gun Buy-Back event! Citizens in the cities of Cleveland, Euclid, Lakewood, Parma, and Shaker Heights lined up on foot and in cars beginning at 8:30 a.m. to exchange firearms for incentives including their choice […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News gets action in downtown Cleveland. The illegal public banners have finally taken down. They popped up all over downtown, dozens of huge banners hanging from the sides of buildings. One problem, only six of them were authorized. The massive banners are big money, thousands of dollars a month, […]