BEACHWOOD, Ohio – A security officer at the Mandel Jewish Community Center says they are ramping up security detail amid a fatal shooting in the midwest. The center has a Beachwood Police cruiser stationed outside of the center today for security and safety precautions. Also, the center’s flags are half-staff today.   READ MORE: […]

  CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio – UPDATE: CHUH spokesperson Angee Shaker says the principal announced there was not a real safety concern but many did not hear that part of the announcement. A Cleveland Heights High School principal was placed on paid administrative leave April 3 after failing to announce the recording of a safety video […]

*What a sad mess. Whitney Houston’s sister-in-law Pat Houston just got a restraining order against against Nick Gordon, the husband of Whitney’s daughter Bobbi Kristina, over claims she feared for her safety, reports TMZ. This all started when Gordon used his social media pages to post guns and making threats against Pat and her son, […]

  CLEVELAND – Free agency kicked off Tuesday and the Browns, who are almost $50 million dollars under the salary cap, are poised to spend. They locked up Cleveland native and former San Francisco 49ers free agent safety Donte Whitner to a four year deal worth $28.8 million. The hard-hitting Whitner is a familiar name […]

  ROCKY RIVER, Ohio – Many high schools have paid police resource officers on patrol, But after the heartbreaking tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School, a new idea for adding security for young kids without intimidating them at school was created. The program, which started in other states, has come to one Northeast Ohio community. […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News Reporter Ed Gallek has uncovered the fact that many Cleveland top safety administrators have retired, then a short time later come out of retirement in order to collect their pensions and huge salaries simultaneously. Many residents are upset and want the practice stopped in Cleveland. The latest […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS) will close six of its field offices; including, the one in Cleveland. Air Marshals travel undercover on domestic and international flights to prevent terrorist attacks. CBS News obtained an internal email sent to staff on Friday by Federal Air Marshal Director Robert Bray. The […]

  (WOIO) – Road salt left behind by snow plows is bad on cars.  Several hundred people will file through a single car wash today just to get the corrosive mineral off their vehicles. A local shop owner makes a living working with rust and recommends a trip to the car wash twice a week in the […]

  (RNN) – People experiencing the wintry weather, especially those in the South, are seeing the downside of driving on icy, wet roads. Road closures, crashes and business and school cancellations have resulted from a mix of freezing rain and sleet falling as far south as the Gulf Coast. But if conditions allow you to […]

  MENTOR, OH – Car troubles are not uncommon with this kind of weather, but there are ways to avoid getting stuck with repair bills. We’re driving home the best ways to get to your destination. “This is freezing,” said Walter Braun from Mentor. He told us his wheels have felt the effects of winter. […]

  CLEVELAND – More than 300 schools were closed or on a delay Friday morning. The Cleveland Metropolitan School District made the decision early to close. NewsChannel5 received a written statement explaining the protocol used to close CMSD: 1. We use a threshold of “when the wind combines with the temperature to make it feel […]

  CLEVELAND – A smartphone app to make it easier to find parking in downtown Cleveland has come under fire in Cleveland for safety reasons. Parker by Streetline identifies open meter parking spaces and parking lot spaces so drivers can easily get to them. It’s part of a pilot program with the city of Cleveland launched […]