CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Nineteen new firefighters will be on the streets of Cleveland keeping you safe. They were sworn in on Friday by Mayor Frank Jackson. One of the cadets, Lauren Phillips, is making history. She’s the first woman to be sworn in in 30 years. She described the ceremony as “surreal.” “It feels […]

AKRON, Ohio– The city of Akron has officially sworn in its first new elected mayor in nearly three decades. Daniel Horrigan took the oath of office on New Year’s Day in front of a crowded room at Graystone Hall promising inclusion and opportunities for growth and prosperity. “I stand before you with a strong belief […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish was sworn into office at 12:01 a.m. with U.S. Rep. Marcia Fudge, D-Warrensville Heights administering the oath. Official inauguration ceremonies will be held Sunday, on Jan. 4. The ceremony begins at 3 p.m. at the Cleveland Convention Center & Global Center for Health Innovation, on […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson administered the Oath of Office to a new Director of Public Safety, Chief of Police and two other key positions on Monday morning. Chief Michael McGrath was sworn in as the new Safety Director, Calvin Williams is the new Chief of Police, Commander Chief Wayne Drummond was promoted to Deputy […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson swore in the new fire chief Friday afternoon. Daryl W. McGinnis is a 27-year veteran of the Cleveland Division of Fire and was one of five applicants for the position. “Chief McGinnis has a history of strong leadership and a clear vision of the future. Throughout his career he […]

ORRVILLE, Ohio – Less than three hours after being on the job, Orrville K-9 cop Freddie finds drug paraphernalia during a traffic stop. Freddie, along with his human partner Officer Smith, stopped a car in the area of W. High Street and N. Vine Street recently. During the stop, Officer Smith asked those inside if […]