WILLOUGHBY — On Monday, a trio of billboards caught the attention of Interstate 480 drivers heading toward downtown Cleveland. The billboards suggested Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James would be a good fit for the Philadelphia 76ers lineup. One sign depicts James’ number among the 76ers starting lineup. The second sign says, “Complete the process” and […]

WILLOUGHBY, OH (WOIO) – The superintendent of schools has ordered Willoughby South High School to get rid of the school’s mascot, “Rebels.” A spokeswoman for Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools confirmed the decision Thursday morning. The district released the following statement: In light of the changing perception of the Civil War Rebel Icon, Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools has made a decision to […]

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio– Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools will be closed on Wednesday as school officials deal with a devastating blaze at the board of education. The fire at the facility on Ridge Road in Willoughby was reported at about 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. At least two floors of the 102-year-old Chandler Estate were engulfed when the Willoughby Fire Department arrived. […]

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio–  One person is dead after a police-involved shooting in Willoughby Wednesday afternoon. Police Chief Jack Beckwith said in a press conference that officers were called out to the parking lot of a Lowe’s Home Improvement store around 1 p.m. because someone had spotted a man who had numerous felony warrants out on him […]

WILLOUGHBY, Ohio – Downtown Willoughby is closed down due to flooding from a water main break, police confirm. The break happened at Eire and Spaulding streets, shutting down Erie Street until further notice. One lane may be open to traffic later today. State Route 20 is also closed at Sharpe Avenue.   READ MORE: NewsNet5.com […]

  WILLOUGHBY, Ohio — Police are investigating after vandals spray-painted markings on a bank and a bar in downtown Willoughby. According to police, the owner of Frank & Tony’s Place, located on Second Street, reported Monday afternoon that someone used yellow spray paint on the east side of the building, an electric meter, an air […]

  WILLOUGHBY, OH (WOIO) – The Chagrin River started flooding several streets in Willoughby Friday afternoon. To keep motorists safe, city officials have closed the following roadways: 1.       Apollo Parkway – Industrial Businesses 2.       Lost Nation Road at Gilson Parkway 3.       Daniels Park (North & South) – SR 84 is currently open for travel   […]

WILLOUGHBY, OH (WOIO) – A robbery investigation is underway after a Willoughby convenience store clerk is found bound and bloodied by a customer. It happened Saturday night just before midnight at the Convenient Food Mart on Ridge Road. Officers learned that the 24-year-old clerk had been in the cooler area of the store preparing for […]

A T-shirt with an image of a Confederate flag has been banned from being sold at a high school in Lake County. The shirts say “You wish you were a BEBEL” THE WORD Rebel IS outline with a confederate flag image… This message could also mean “YOU WISH YOU WERE WHITE!”