GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – A Maple Heights family watched on TV Friday as their car burned on the freeway. Police called to tell them an inmate broke out of custody and stole their car “It was like being in a twilight zone. I just still feel like I am dreaming,” said car owner Jasmine Johnson. Johnson, […]

LAKEWOOD – Just hours after the city of Lakewood had to remove swastikas that were painted on a street and driveway, some members of the community congregated to cover the pavement with love. Rep. Nickie Antonio rounded up several children to drive out hate with a new message. All it took was three boxes of […]

President Donald Trump is reportedly unhappy with Press Secretary Sean Spicer’s performance during the first two weeks of the administration, and so the White House is ramping up its search to find a communications director to lighten Spicer’s load, reports CNN. Currently, Spicer is serving as both press secretary and communications director, two roles that […]

*Magic Johnson is said to be on the shortlist of potential hosts to replace Donald Trump on “Celebrity Apprentice.” According to TMZ, “well-connected sources” at the show say the plan is to find “a successful minority businessperson who’s active in the inner cities.” That has Magic’s name written all over it. There has been no […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – An outpouring of support for the Cleveland boy who had his wheelchair stolen from his family’s mini van. The senseless crime happened over the weekend, when the suspects broke into the garage at the boy’s house on MLK and cleaned it out. The suspects then stole the wheelchair right out […]

  *Funk legend Nile Rodgers, currently heating the charts as part of Daft Punk’s summer hit “Get Lucky,” will join his Chic bandmates to replace ailing R&B star D’Angelo at California’s Outside Lands festival on Friday, Aug. 9. As previously reported, D’Angelo scrapped a series of U.S. concerts after he was recently hospitalized with a […]

Jennifer Lopez and “American Idol” made headlines when rumors erupted that the triple threat was in talks to return to “Idol” and replace current judge Mariah Carey. Those plans, according to The Hollywood Reporter, were quashed and Fox said they were nothing but rumors. “Extra” caught up with the “Jenny From the Block” singer who […]

EAST CLEVELAND — The East Cleveland Fire Department receives critical new protective clothing.  The four sets of new turnout gear were paid for by Oswald Companies and the Fireman’s Fund Insurance Company. The new coat and pants sets replace gear that was handed down, had exceeded its useful life and was no longer safe to wear. Turnout […]

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Rusted steel, chipping and cracking concrete.  Miles and miles of sound barriers around Cleveland that don’t need to be broken, they’re falling apart on their own. “Obviously, there’s disappointment.  Many of these walls were expected to last 20 years.  We got close to 15 years,” Jackie Shafer with ODOT said. […]

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The city of East Cleveland cleared the way for some new development by bulldozing some old eyesores. The city will demo 24 apartment buildings and 31 single family homes, which are vacant and abandoned in order to create three redevelopment sites within the city for either new housing or small commercialmixed use development. A […]