School officials and law enforcement are sounding alarms about phone apps that are popular with teens—and sexual predators. Police say a 15-year-old Brooklyn girl is now safe after she was abducted by a man she met on an app called Kik. The service allows users to send messages, pictures and video without a phone number. […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Two violent incidents near Cleveland high schools. Both happened just before 3 p.m. Monday. The first happened near Collinwood High School on St. Clair Avenue near East 153rd Street. This is a report of a student assaulted. The second happened near JFK High School at Lee and Harvard. This is […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – If you would like to include a business in our school closing list please email us at web@19actionnews.com.   The following activities have been canceled due to weather:   The Free Community Dinner that is held at Streetsboro United Methodist Church has been canceled for1/28/2014. Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court will […]

  CLEVELAND – Starting today, warnings will be mailed to violators. Beginning February 6, violators will be fined. According to City Of Cleveland project manager Larry Jones, if you’re caught running a red light, you receive at $100 ticket. Jones said, “the cost for speeding, once you go anywhere above 24 miles per hours over […]

  (Toledo News Now) – Sure, northwest Ohio is known for having pretty significant winter weather. We’re used to snow. People bundle up, build a few snowmen, go sledding, and mostly enjoy the wintry conditions. What we’re not used to is the kind of cold we’re expecting to see for the week of January 15th. […]

  CLEVELAND — Officials in several counties advised avoiding the roads if you possibly can. Travel conditions have been extremely hazardous Thursday. Snow parking bans were also issued in several cities. SNOW EMERGENCIES: Erie County is under a Level 2 Winter Road Condition Warning.  Rural areas may be particularly hazardous.  The sheriff’s office advised checking […]

  MEDINA, OH (WOIO) – The Medina Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol has some tips on how to drive safely in the winter, and what to do in the event of a breakdown or a crash. According to their report, nearly 19,000 crashes occurred in winter conditions. Of these accidents, 42 people were […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Public Safety Director Martin Flask is warning residents, “What goes up, will come down,” when it comes to firing guns as part of New Year’s Eve celebrations.  It’s a message he’s hoping will be received in hopes of avoiding a tragic accident this year. When the clock strikes midnight, they don’t want […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – As party-goers ring in 2013 amid confetti, horns and laughter, AAA reminds drivers of the sobering fact that New Year’s Day consistently ranks as the deadliest of the year for alcohol-related highway fatalities. The organization offers safety advice and advocates for ignition interlocks to combat the dangers of drunk driving. “Party […]