KENT, Ohio — Demonstrators exercised their first and second amendment rights at an open carry walk that sparked dialogue with counter-demonstrators and resulted in multiple arrests on Kent State University’s campus Saturday. Beginning at 2 p.m., demonstrators walked alongside recent Kent graduate Kaitlin Bennett, who became known as “gun girl” after a  photo of her carrying an AR-10 and […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – In celebration of the safe return of Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, Radio One Cleveland and 19 Action News are teaming up for a Victory Vigil. The public is invited to gather at 1400 West 25th Street in Cleveland tonight at 6:30 p.m. to show support for these strong women. At […]

CHARDON, Ohio – Hundreds of Chardon students and staff walked together arm-in-arm to the Chardon Square gazebo as part of their day of remembrance and renewal events. School officials also spokes briefly at the gazebo, along with senior class officers. Music from Tuesday night’s commemorative concert were played before and after the ceremony. Students walked […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Susan G. Komen Foundation kicks off its annual 3-day walk in Cleveland. The ‘3-day’ will raise money for breast cancer research, education and awareness. Breast Cancer is the leading cause of death among women worldwide. This particular charity walk sets the fundraising bar high, requiring each participant to raise a […]

AKRON, Ohio – The numbers are out and the 2011 Road Runner Akron Marathon boosted the city’s economy by an estimated $5.2 million, the equivalent of creating 45 new jobs, according to an Economic Impact Analysis done by the University of Akron. “The Akron Marathon is a respected world-class event that draws an increased number […]

NORTON, Ohio – A reindeer walking down a busy road in Norton kept 911 dispatchers busy on Sunday. Before noon, residents started calling about a reindeer on state Route 21 south, near state Route 585. Dispatch: “911, where’s your emergency?” Caller: “Yeah, this is kind of strange. Route 21 south at 585.” Dispatch: “OK.” Caller: […]

CLEVELAND – A man was seriously injured when he was hit by a truck outside Cleveland Browns Stadium Sunday evening. It happened around 6:44 p.m. on state Route 2 between the East 9th Street ramp and the West 3rd Street exit. The Browns played the Baltimore Ravens at 4 p.m., but many fans left the […]

The Mississippi Delta is the kind of place where everyone shows up for a funeral. It was on such a day in 1997 that Lucas McCarty and his grandfather had come to pay their respects to a young man who’d been killed in a car crash. John Woods was there to bury his son. Lucas […]