CLEVELAND, Ohio — A little over a year after the Republican National Convention came to Cleveland, we are getting a look at the impact it had on our area. Thursday, the Cleveland 2016 Host Committee announced the hosting of the 2016 RNC resulted in up to $188.4 million of economic benefit to our region, which includes Cuyahoga; Lake; Geauga; Lorain; […]

The O’Jays are hopping off the “Love Train” when it comes to GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.  The “L.A. Times” reports Walter Williams and Eddie Levert objected to the use of their 1973 hit during the just-concluded Republican National Convention in Cleveland.  The founding members issued a statement Thursday saying ” ‘Love Train’ is about […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Some are using the Republican National Convention as a way to promote more than politics. The Cleveland Police Department posted a photo of one young man who was standing on East Fourth Street. Sgt. Tom Ross and Officer Darian Laska saw him standing with a large sign that said, “My name is […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Transportation Security Administration officials are preparing for a large number of travelers to leave the Cleveland on Thursday. A projected 18,000 passengers are expected to depart from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport, 30 percent more than an average day there. Thursday marks the final day of the Republican National Convention. TSA is opening […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Donald Trump’s children have been taking to the stage at the Republican National Convention to convince America their father is the best choice for the White House. Trump’s second-youngest son, delivered his speech Wednesday night to delegates and America. Eric Trump spent Thursday morning talking about Cleveland. He said he’s having ‘a blast’ […]

CLEVELAND – The first two days of the Republican National Convention saw only five arrests in the city of Cleveland. That changed on Wednesday, day three, after 17 people were arrested and two officers were assaulted at a march and flag burning protest. Of those arrested, 2 people were charged with felonies for assaulting the officers. Neither sustained […]

CLEVELAND — Cleveland police have made at least five arrests after protesters refused to disperse at a large gathering near East 4th and Prospect in downtown Cleveland. According to Cleveland police, two officers were also assaulted. They had minor injuries. The chaos started after a flag-burning event. After the march and flag burning began, a fight […]

CLEVELAND –  Protesters near Public Square on Wednesday began building a wall for Donald Trump in response to his call for a wall as a way to end illegal immigration. The Rukus Society is leading the building of the wall, which has brought thousands to the area. Eva Cardenas of the Ruckus Society added, “Standing […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Republican nominee Donald Trump flew into Cleveland on a plane Wednesday afternoon. Then he got on a helicopter. Then he flew to the Great Lakes Science Center, where he met up with Indiana Gov. Mike Pence for a Friends and Family Welcome Arrival event. Trump promised he’d keep his words short […]

CLEVELAND – An in-house staff writer for the Trump organization has released a statement on Melania Trump’s Monday night speech at the Republican National Convention.  After the speech, it was noted that  a couple of passages repeated word-for-word parts of Michelle Obama’s speech to the Democratic National Convention eight years ago. Meredith McIver had this […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Hundreds of protesters and police have taken over Public Square in downtown Tuesday afternoon. Even Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams is on hand. Two people were arrested and taken away by police. It’s the largest gathering of protest groups and the largest gathering of police since the beginning of the Republican […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Eleven GOP staffers are suffering from flu-like symptoms consistent with norovirus. According to Erie County Health Department, two of the GOP members are pregnant and were taken to the hospital as a precaution. Commissioner Pete Schade said the staffers from California’s Republican Party group is part of a planning and logistical team staying at Kahalari […]