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COLLINS, OH (WOIO) – – School and student leaders at a rural 9-12 building are dealing with K2, an illegal substance that’s threatening student safety and the fall season. Rumors always fly at a high school but when students at Western Reserve High in Collins came to administrators about others experimenting with K2, a potent […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – It is a program designed to make sure everyone has a way to make an emergency call for help. But a 19 Action News investigation shows it is being abused in the worst way. A free cellphone program designed to help the elderly and most needy. What Reporter Paul Orlousky found is […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cops are investigating a serious accident at the intersection of St. Clair & Glenside. When cops arrived they found a heavily damaged red Ford Mustang Convertible. Police say the Mustang was speeding east bound on St. Clair Avenue when the driver lost control at and struck a utility pole. The force of the impact ripped the vehicle […]

The nationally-syndicated “Dr. Oz Show” on Tuesday revealed what it called the results of a comprehensive investigative report on arsenic levels in store-bought apple juice. Their findings? That the arsenic levels in some brands made them unsafe for consumption. But the U.S. Food and Drug Administration refutes the show’s report and says drinking all brands […]

ELYRIA, OH (WOIO) – A prayer and vigil held Monday night for a North Ridgeville teen hit and killed while riding his bike this weekend. Cops say the driver of a van struck 14 year old Alexander Sismour’s back tire of his dirt bike on Route 57. Sismour and a few friends were riding bikes to McDonalds, crossing at […]

UPDATE: An autopsy performed Friday reported that Hardt died of peritonitis, a severe abdominal inflammation initiated by a bacterial infection in her colon, according to the Chicago Sun-Times. According to the medical examiner’s office, infections from the injections in her face did not cause her death, which was ruled to be natural. **** A south […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Police were called to the Marathon Gas Station on Woodland Ave near E. 55th for shots fired just after 3AM on Sunday. Once on scene, police saw a crowd of people and found the victim, who had multiple gunshot wounds. EMS transported the victim, identified as James Gray, to MetroHealth […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Health Department has confirmed another human case of the West Nile Virus. A 71-year-old Cleveland man is the latest to be sickened. A 19-year-old Cleveland-area girl was previously hospitalized in Cuyahoga County, and another Ohio teen was so bit by an infected mosquito in Putnam County. Inspectors from the Health […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about phony threatening collection calls being made to local residents. A Brooklyn man told BBB he was contacted by someone claiming to be from CashNetUSA. The caller threatened legal action over a payday loan that was never paid off. The caller claimed the loan had […]

CAPE LOOKOUT, NC (RNN) – Four are dead in North Carolina and Virginia as Hurricane Irene continues a devastating crawl up the East Coast. More than 670,000 people are without electricity in the impacted states as the storm continues to creep north at 13 mph, packing 85 mph winds. It has dumped more than 15 […]

Some claim it’s a miracle that will help you lose one pound a day! All it takes is a special diet and a daily injection! But—there’s a risk… And what’s really in that shot? Carl Monday’s undercover investigation from the clinic down your street—to a booming black market right here in Cleveland. How you could […]

A Winter Storm Warning is in effect until 10 PM for all but the far western counties of the viewing area.  The snow will be heavy at times throughout this morning and several quick inches of additional accumulation is likely.  This system will move very slowly to the Northeast later today.  Windy conditions and the wet snow […]