AKRON, Ohio — An Akron homegrown musician was honored in a big way Thursday. Family and close friends of the late James Ingram, who died in January, gathered to watch officials dedicate a street in his honor, according to News 5 media partners at The Akron Beacon Journal . Council members Tara Samples and Veronica Sims unveiled […]

AKRON, Ohio — For the second day in a row, a number of Akron school buses got stuck while picking up students for school Thursday morning. Eight Akron school buses were stuck Thursday morning, according to Mark Williamson, director of marketing communications for Akron City Schools. The buses were stuck on the following streets Thursday […]

BARBERTON, OH (WOIO) – A woman’s body was found on the side of the road Sunday evening, in a pile of burning debris. Firefighters responded to South Van Buren Avenue south of Eastern Road around 8:25 p.m. for the fire. After the fire was extinguished, firefighters located the body and contacted police. The Summit County […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Police Department said a sinkhole is still crumbling on East 74th Street in the city. This is at 1113 East 74th Street, police said the hole is six-feet long and four-feet wide. Traffic has been diverted, officers said the Streets Division has been notified about the sinkhole.   READ MORE: […]

CLEVELAND–It was an emotional tribute as the city of Cleveland honored an elderly man who tragically lost his life on Easter Sunday. Dozens of Robert Godwin Sr.’s family also came together in song, prayer, and kind words Saturday. They are keeping their father’s memory alive after he was tragically murdered. Godwin’s name will live on in […]

CHARDON, Ohio – The Ohio Department of Transportation installed on Thursday new stop signs with LED lights at an intersection in Chardon Township where two teens were killed earlier this month. News 5 found that there have been 20 crashes at the intersection of Route 44 and Hosford Road in the last ten years. On June 6, 17-year-old […]

COLUMBUS, OH (WOIO) – What would you do if you found a large amount of money? Would you keep it or turn it over to police? One Columbus family faced that dilemma when they found $14,000. The Bowers family was driving down the street when they spotted a bag laying in the road and turned […]

CLEVELAND – The following traffic restrictions will begin at 11:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 16 and remain in effect until 6:00 a.m. on Friday, July 22: East 9th Street is northbound only from Prospect Avenue to the Cleveland Memorial Shoreway. The southbound lanes of East 9th Street will be closed from St. Clair Avenue to Prospect […]

More movie-related detours and closures will tie up traffic later this week in downtown Cleveland, but this time shooting for “The Fast and The Furious 8” will be closing airspace too. Downtown residents and business owners have received emails announcing the production will use low-flying helicopters and drones on Friday and Saturday between 7:00 a.m. […]

It’s official, Stuyvesant Avenue in Brooklyn will be named Do the Right Thing Way, after Spike Lee‘s iconic 1989 film. It was a year in the making due to city legalities, according to Brooklyn Magazine. But the wait is finally over, and a ceremony was held so we know it’s real. Lee shared his excitement […]

CLEVELAND – A water main break on East 71st Street in Cleveland caused the road to buckle Friday morning, trapping an RTA bus that was servicing the street. The bus became stuck in a hole at East 71st Street and Chambers Avenue around 5 a.m. The break also sent gallons of water into the street. […]

CLEVELAND – Repair work has begun on West 117th Street in Cleveland, after the city scraped together $1 million to fix the road last fall but couldn’t finish before winter hit. Crews started spot pavement replacement from Triskett Road to Western Avenue Thursday morning and are expected to finish by the end of May.   READ MORE: […]