LORAIN, Ohio – The city of Lorain is committed to taking down condemned homes that can’t be saved. Mayor Chase Ritenauer launched a massive demolition program, that started with 4 homes taken down in less than an hour, by multiple wrecking crews. “Today is huge. We fought long and hard for this when I took […]

SUMMIT COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Aging homes – abandoned and falling apart – are crippling neighborhoods. It is a big problem in Northeast Ohio. Summit County just received a $7M state grant to tear down some of the crumbling homes. Some of that money will be put to good use in Barberton. The city’s housing stock has […]

CLEVELAND – Demolition was completed Tuesday on Cleveland’s real life “House of Horrors.” By 3 p.m. crews only needed to fill in the basement hole where the house at 12205 Imperial Avenue once stood. Crews with demolition equipment started gathering at Anthony Sowell’s house on Cleveland’s east side before 7 a.m. In October 2009, Cleveland […]

More than two years after Cleveland authorities discovered a real House of Horrors, the home of Anthony Sowell will be torn down Tuesday. Demolition of the home at 12205 Imperial Ave. will begin at 7 a.m. The remains of 11 women were found in 2009. A spokeswoman for the city of Cleveland said that the […]