California is trying to improve its air quality, but is still ranked high on the list of states with bad air.   CLEVELAND, Ohio – The American Lung Association’s 2019 “State of the Air” report ranks Cleveland the 9th most polluted city in the nation for year-round particle pollution. Cuyahoga County receives an ‘F’ grade […]

A new study may have men with beards thinking about grabbing the razor. According to researchers at the Hirslanden Clinic in Switzerland the beards on men have more bacteria, even bugs, than what is found in a dog’s fur. Researchers took swab samples from the whiskers of 18 men, aged from 18 to 76, and compared […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Although the Cleveland Indians will abandon Chief Wahoo on its uniforms next season, a new poll just released by the Baldwin Wallace University Community Research Institute shows people in Northeast Ohio are calling foul ball. The online poll had 518 responses from seven Northeast Ohio counties including Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, and Summit. The survey made a match-up between […]

CLEVELAND – While Cuyahoga County saw the third highest population loss in the country, experts say to look beyond the census numbers and focus on the composition of the population rather than the total. Census data reveals Cuyahoga County lost an estimated 4,940 residents last year. However, the percentage loss is fairly small, and other […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A new study from ranks Cleveland as the 35th best city to launch a business. The study looked at more than 300 cities in North America. Here were some of the factors that were included in the study: Population percentage of people aged 25-34 years-old Local Employment Income vs. Rent Start-up surges […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A variety of factors impact how well we sleep and how much sleep we get. Did you know that things including air pollution can keep you from getting a good night’s sleep? A recent study by Tuck Sleep ranked 150 cities and Greater Cleveland didn’t fare so well. That study says […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — A little over a year after the Republican National Convention came to Cleveland, we are getting a look at the impact it had on our area. Thursday, the Cleveland 2016 Host Committee announced the hosting of the 2016 RNC resulted in up to $188.4 million of economic benefit to our region, which includes Cuyahoga; Lake; Geauga; Lorain; […]

This particular study reinforces stereotypes that have always been in place, along with reports of police brutality.   (CNN) — When we look at black men, what is and what we see are often different things. Namely, we may see black men as bigger, stronger, and scarier than white men, even if they are the […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio– A day away from the deadline, RTA found out they will have a little extra time to figure out what to do about bus traffic through Public Square. The federal government gave the Regional Transit Authority until Tuesday, Feb. 21; Monday morning, RTA learned the Federal Transit Administration gave the City of Cleveland a […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – An extensive study, requested by Mayor Frank Jackson regarding bus traffic through Public Square is in, and it backs up RTA’s contention that reopening Superior to bus traffic will not impact safety on the Square and will save money. “The study said Public Square, from a safety perspective, is safer […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland has asked for an extension from the Federal Transit Authority after the organization sent a letter to the city demanding $12 million from the Greater Cleveland Regional Transit Authority for what it says is a breach of an agreement for not opening the street through Public Square after the upgrades. The […]

Desegregation has stalled, showing growing disparities - especially for poor Black and Hispanic students.