KENT, Ohio– Kent State University has tapped former student and Academy Award-nominated actor Michael Keaton for its spring commencement speaker. The ceremony is set for May 12 and is Kent State’s second university-wide commencement. “Michael Keaton developed big dreams and a passion for bringing his characters to life that was sparked in part by his […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Former Cleveland Browns running back and Hall of Famer Jim Brown Thursday joined in a meeting with local pastors to discuss a community engagement strategy to impact and reduce youth violence in the area. The meeting was prompted by recent and “continuous” violence in Cleveland neighborhoods, according to a news release. It  was held at […]

KENT, OH (WOIO) – The mother of Tamir Rice will be the keynote speaker at this year’s annual commemoration of May 4, 1970 at Kent State University. Kent made the announcement about Samaria Rice speaking at the university Tuesday. 12-year-old Tamir was fatally gunned down by a Cleveland police officer while he was playing with a toy gun […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton sounded in full campaign mode during her visit to Cleveland Thursday morning. “I don’t care if you’re a democrat, republican, independent, green, you name it. Everybody should be encouraged to vote, otherwise our democracy doesn’t work the way it should,” Clinton said. Her visit to this non-early voting state was […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – On Thursday, August 27, Hillary Clinton will travel to Cleveland, Ohio for a grassroots organizing meeting as part of her efforts to work for every vote and take nothing for granted during this campaign. During the event, Clinton and volunteers will be asking supporters to fill out a “Commit to Vote” […]

CLEVELAND — Civil rights activist Rev. Al Sharpton is expected to appear at a local church in Cleveland next week. According to Reverend Jawanza Colvin, he is scheduled to speak at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church. Later this week, members of local churches plan to march to the Justice Center to call for comprehensive reform of […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Browns Pro-bowl WR, Josh Gordon sat down and spoke with about his 16-game suspension and everything from what he plans on doing during the suspension, to the testing process he’s been in, to his feelings towards the Browns and NFL. Gordon appealed his 16-game suspension, claiming the positive marijuana […]

  CLEVELAND – Calling the nation’s transportation infrastructure the backbone of the American economy Vice President Joe Biden took the administration’s push for the “Grow America Plan” to Cleveland on Wednesday. Speaking at the Greater Cleveland RTA’s Central Rail Maintenance Facility, Biden warned where we once led the world we are now falling behind. “We […]

For eons tongues have been wagging about former NBA superstar Earvin “Magic” Johnson (pictured) and how he has managed to look so healthy and have so much vigor despite being diagnosed with HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. Now the mega-entrepreneur has finally decided to put an end to the whispers surrounding his health. On […]

  Louisiana Republican Vance McAllister has extended an invitation to Willie Robertson, son of Phil Robertson, who was briefly suspended by A&E for controversial statements he made in an issue of GQ Magazine on homosexuality and race.   Rep. Vance McAllister (R-La.) has invited “Duck Dynasty” star Willie Robertson as his guest to the 2014 […]

Keith Ablow also spoke out against Chaz Bono from “Dancing with the Stars” after his transgender surgery back in 2011. Fox News’ trusty doctor, Keith Ablow, can always be counted on for sound medical advice. Now he’s saying that the whole idea of being transgender might be a myth. Ablow wrote a column on Fox […]

  It’s been two years since “The Oprah Winfrey Show” was laid to rest, but the Queen of Daytime Television has a new plan in…