CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The St. Augustine Hunger Center in Cleveland’s Tremont neighborhood is continuing its 45-year tradition of feeding those in need. Between the 14 shelters downtown, on the East-side, and in Lorain County, organizers plan to feed more than 21,000 people on Thanksgiving. More than 10,000 meals will be delivered to the homebound and persons with […]

NORTHEAST OHIO (WOIO) – Many of you will be sitting down with your families enjoying a hot meal. The Greater Cleveland Food Bank have partnered with several agencies to make sure no one goes hungry during the holidays. Cleveland 19 as well as the food bank have prepared a list of hot meal sites that will be open on or near Thanksgiving to help […]

(RNN) – An announcement from the Pentagon is expected this week on plans to lift the ban on transgender individuals serving in the U.S. armed forces, according to a news report. The Associated Press reported the military would have six months to determine the impact and work out details, based on statements from unnamed officials. […]

  PARMA, Ohio – The power of prayer and community collaboration has paid off for a Parma non-profit group committed to empowering lives and strengthening families. Since December 2011, Community Ambassadors had been serving free lunches every Saturday to the community at their Pay It Forward Cafe at Parmatown Mall. Due to the redevelopment of […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Slyman’s Restaurant, known as the home of Cleveland’s biggest corned beef sandwich, is getting ready for the St. Patrick’s Day crowd. St. Patty’s is their busiest day of the year. Enthusiastic corned beef lovers showed up as early as 3 a.m. to hold their position in line despite the frigid […]

  CLEVELAND – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson joined Clevelander Ricky Smith in declaring Monday, February 17, 2014 Random Acts of Kindness Everywhere (R.A.K.E.) Day in Cleveland. According to the City of Cleveland, R.A.K.E. was founded by Ricky Smith, a local comedian, as he traveled across the country and used social media to promote random acts […]

  CLEVELAND – Mayor Frank Jackson was sworn in Monday morning in the city hall rotunda for this third term in office. Jackson pledged to concentrate on several key issues facing the city: education, economic growth and prosperity, a balanced budget, delivering quality services and improving the quality of life in neighborhoods. Jackson admitted it […]

NEW YORK (WCBS/CNN) – New Yorkers can continue to buy super-sized sugary drinks after a judge says it’s not legal to ban them. On Monday, New York Supreme Court Justice Milton Tingling ruled the law invalid. The lawsuit was filed by the American Beverage Association. The ban was to go into effect on Tuesday, but […]

Washington (CNN) — President Barack Obama will announce in his State of the Union speech on Tuesday night that some 34,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan will have returned home by this time next year, according to sources with knowledge of the the address. The move will reduce the number of U.S. forces in the country […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – University Hospitals has announced plans to trim $100M from the budget over the course of the next two years. Officials will do so through cost saving measures, and have no plans for major job reductions at this time. UH boasts continued recruitment and hiring practices. University Hospitals released the following statement […]