CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – As the tenth anniversary of the September 11th terror attacks approaches, Cleveland Hopkins and Akron-Canton Airport will increase security presence throughout the terminal and airport campus. “While there has not been any specific or creditable threats indicating any type of terror activity surrounding the 10th anniversary of 9-11, we felt it […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – A campus controversy at the University of Akron after a school official sent an e-mail to students, but it only went to some of them. The e-mail was sent out after a rash of crime around the University.  The official claimed he wanted to keep students safe, but all it did was […]

(RNN) – Labor Day weekend is one of the busiest weekends for road traveling, so planning ahead and being well prepared are essential to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. The National Safety Council (NSC) released estimated traffic fatality information for the upcoming Labor Day week, predicting 400 will lose their lives over the holiday […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Health Department has confirmed another human case of the West Nile Virus. A 71-year-old Cleveland man is the latest to be sickened. A 19-year-old Cleveland-area girl was previously hospitalized in Cuyahoga County, and another Ohio teen was so bit by an infected mosquito in Putnam County. Inspectors from the Health […]

CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH (WOIO) – A river rescue is underway at Bailey Road and Front Street. The fire department has launched a boat for a possible drowning around 4:07pm Crews are still out searching for the victim. 19 Action News crews are enroute, check back for details. Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News

MEDINA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – The Ohio Department of Health Zoonotic Disease Program in Columbus reported on August 22, 2011, that adult mosquitoes collected by the Medina County Health Department on August 11, 2011, from the Letha House County Park in Chatham Township tested positive for West Nile Virus. Test results are not immediately known as […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Police choppers haven’t been on ‘regular’ patrols all summer, and 19 Action News wants to know why! Sources report that for months, one of the choppers has been grounded and another only used for special operations. This, after the City of Cleveland let a maintenance contract expire. Cleveland Officers rave […]

(WOIO) – The Ohio Department of Transportation and Karvo Paving Company will close Interstate 77 northbound between I-480 and I-490 in the cities of Cuyahoga Heights, Newburgh Heights and Cleveland on Friday, August 19 at 7:30 p.m. through 10 p.m. on Saturday, August 20 in order to perform major paving operations. The final surface course […]

LYNDHURST, OH (WOIO) – Tense moments in Lyndhurst after the Giant Eagle in Legacy Village was evacuated. Customers and employees were forced to leave the grocery store around 9AM because of a freon leak. Crews quickly contained the situation, and the store reopened at 10AM. Two employees were transported to Hillcrest Hospital for precautionary reasons. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District posted a public advisory at Edgewater Beach; the advisory was posted as a result of a combined sewer overflow (CSO) event at the beach on August 14. This overflow discharged a combination of raw sewage and stormwater into Lake Erie during yesterday evening’s heavy rain […]

Never before has it been more important for parents to be as aware (if not more) than their children about the possible dangers of the internet. There are a number of strategies you can pursue to allow you to protect your children in the ever-evolving world of technology. In the meantime, as a parent you […]

How safe are your kiddies online? Some would argue, not safe enough.  Facebook in the UK has agreed to a panic button. The button, aimed at children and teenagers, will send an alert to both Facebook and a government child protection agency.