CLEVELAND – The Cleveland ACLU announced this weekend it will investigate the use of pepper spray by an RTA officer on a crowd. RTA’s pepper spray policy came under scrutiny after Sgt. Robert Schwab pepper-sprayed a crowd of protesters outside Cleveland State University on July 26. “The use of pepper spray by law enforcement as […]

  WILLOUGHBY, Ohio — Police are investigating after vandals spray-painted markings on a bank and a bar in downtown Willoughby. According to police, the owner of Frank & Tony’s Place, located on Second Street, reported Monday afternoon that someone used yellow spray paint on the east side of the building, an electric meter, an air […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – An investigation is underway after a racist hate crime in Cleveland. Police were called to Lawn Avenue around 7 a.m. Sunday for a vehicle that had been vandalized. The victim told police that her vehicle, which was parked on the street, had been spray painted. Officers found that the vehicle had […]

(WOIO) – With forecasters predicting temperatures above 90 degrees, the City of Cleveland has activated its heat preparedness plan. City of Cleveland residents can beat the heat in any of the 15 designated recreation centers (click here for a list) today from 12:00 noon – 8:00 pm and tomorrow from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. […]

(WOIO) – More 90+ degree heat is on the way! A heat advisory will go into effect at 11 a.m. through 8 p.m. for Cuyahoga and Lorain counties with highs near 100. With hot and very dry conditions, a red flag warning in anticipation of the fire danger has been issued for Erie, Huron, Ottawa, Sandusky […]