CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 News sources say that Cleveland Hopkins International Airport information systems were illegally seized, and that a hacker won’t unlock the affected servers until a ransom is paid via Bitcoin. Starting Monday, the airport’s gate information and baggage claim screens went down, creating some mild to moderate confusion among passengers who […]

President Donald Trump said on Twitter that a meeting with Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on funding a wall along the southern border of America was a “total waste of time.” Trump met with Congressional leaders with both parties on Wednesday as a government shutdown approaches the three-week […]

The President has previously looked at “wall prototypes” before his recent demand.   President Donald Trump said Tuesday the government won’t reopen until funding is secured for his border barrier, and he plans to go to the border in January to visit a new stretch of wall. “I can’t tell you when the government is […]

CLEVELAND – On Tuesday, the City of Cleveland announced that two city officials who were involved in a “security incident” at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport last week have been suspended. Fred Szabo, assistant director of Port Control and Darnell Brown, chief of operations for the City of Cleveland, were both suspended with pay pending the outcome of the investigation, […]

The president also told reporters at Joint Base Andrews that the country should bring back the death penalty in cases like this.   President Trump doubled down on his view of gun law reform Saturday afternoon after a shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue left multiple people dead and six people injured, including four police officers. […]

GARFIELD HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – The 29-year-old suspect who was in an armed standoff for several hours after allegedly shooting and killing his girlfriend’s two children surrendered to police early Thursday morning. Police say Matthew Nicholson work as a privately contracted security officer. Garfield Heights Police Chief Robert Byrne said officers responded for shots fired as a […]

CLEVELAND – A Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office protective services guard has been fired after he was found sleeping while on duty on multiple occasions, according to a termination letter obtained by News 5. The letter states the guard, Rashawn Smith, was first reprimanded by his supervisors after another employee found Smith asleep in his patrol car […]

(RNN) – Equifax, which monitors credit, said Thursday a security breach could potentially affect 143 million U.S. customers. The breach represents 57 percent of the nation’s population. In a news release, the company said “criminals exploited a web application” to gain access to files that include names, Social Security numbers, birth dates, addresses and some driver’s […]

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio – Blossom Music Center on Wednesday announced that they are implementing a new policy that limits the size of bags, including purses, that may be brought into the venue for the summer of 2017. The new rules are being put in place to “provide a safer environment for our fans and expedite […]

CHAGRIN FALLS – The campus of Chagrin Falls High School was evacuated due to a bomb threat Thursday afternoon. According to police, a picture with a photo of a bomb, along with the day’s date, was found on a bathroom wall in the High School. The entire campus of students grade 7-12 was evacuated as […]

SANDUSKY, Ohio — Thrill seekers will encounter something new at Cedar Point this summer before ever setting foot in the park. New awnings with upgraded security measures have been installed just outside the main gate. “The awnings will house metal detectors as a part of the ongoing evolution of our security practices,” Cedar Point’s Tony […]

CLEVELAND– With spring break here, the Transportation Security Administration at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is reminding travelers what they can’t take on planes. TSA agents held a brief news conference Wednesday morning to show some of the items passengers have tried to carry on. They included stun guns that look like flashlights, baseball bats, brass […]