Close
MORE NEWS

local

Local Weather
Cleveland, OH
4 AM
Cloudy
55°
10 AM
Mostly Cloudy
61°
4 PM
Partly Cloudy
62°
10 PM
Partly Cloudy
59°
Local Pages
Headlines

Updated 12:01 a.m. EDT

  • Grid
  • List
Politics

Light turnout in very quiet primary election

Light turnout in very quiet primary electionOnly 14 of 59 communities have anything at all on the ballot.
  • Politics
  • 8 hours, 10 minutes ago
Local

Cleveland teen sentenced to 8 years for rape, burglaries

Cleveland teen sentenced to 8 years for rape, burglariesThe 18 year old pleaded guilty to all his crimes.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 3 minutes ago
Cleveland

Mayor Jackson addresses upcoming Brelo verdict, Tamir Rice

Mayor Jackson addresses upcoming Brelo verdict, Tamir RiceThe forthcoming verdict in the Officer Michael Brelo trial, coupled with anticipated rulings in the Tamir Rice and Tanisha Anderson cases, are symbolic of the much broader issue
  • Cleveland
  • 11 hours, 11 minutes ago
Local

Cleveland lunch mob set to aid East 6th businesses

Cleveland lunch mob set to aid East 6th businessesOfficials had to close East 6th Street after a chunk of facade fell from the top of the Garfield Building, crushing a van.
  • Local
  • 11 hours, 23 minutes ago
Local

More than 2,100 CSU graduates to attend ceremony

More than 2,100 CSU graduates to attend ceremonyEach ceremony will also be live-streamed on the Cleveland State University's web site.
  • Local
  • 12 hours, 40 minutes ago
Cuyahoga County

Former CLE bailiff gets 2 years for sex with defendant

Former CLE bailiff gets 2 years for sex with defendantCuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Kathleen Sutula sentenced him to spend two years in prison today.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 12 hours, 52 minutes ago
Summit County

Police: Masked man with gun robs Cuyahoga Falls restaurant

Police: Masked man with gun robs Cuyahoga Falls restaurantWing Warehouse employees reported that a masked man surprised one of the employees as the employee was entering the business
  • Summit County
  • 13 hours, 6 minutes ago
Local

1 dead in shooting on Cleveland's west side

1 dead in shooting on Cleveland's west sideCleveland police said it happened on West 92nd Street and Lorain Avenue.
  • Local
  • 15 hours, 26 minutes ago
Cleveland

Traffic changes for Cleveland's Opportunity Corridor

Traffic changes for Cleveland's Opportunity CorridorAlthough it's been postponed, a partial lane closure in connection with the Opportunity Corridor has been rescheduled.
  • Cleveland
  • 16 hours, 41 minutes ago
Local

Local chef Jonathon Sawyer receives James Beard award

Local chef Jonathon Sawyer receives James Beard awardLocal chef Jonathon Sawyer received a top honor at the James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards.
  • Local
  • 16 hours, 58 minutes ago
Traffic

TRAFFIC | Check incidents impacting your drive

TRAFFIC | Check incidents impacting your driveCurrent traffic conditions reported by Danielle Wiggins.
  • Traffic
  • 18 hours, 2 minutes ago
Cleveland

Two shot, one dies near elementary school

Two shot, one dies near elementary schoolCleveland Police are investigating an overnight shooting that has left one man dead near Willow Elementary School.
  • Cleveland
  • 19 hours, 12 minutes ago
Cleveland

Closing arguments today in Brelo trial

Closing arguments today in Brelo trialThe trial has lasted nearly month, and now Judge John O'Donnell will hear closing arguments before ruling on Brelo case.
  • Cleveland
  • 19 hours, 21 minutes ago
Akron

Akron Police Department to honor fallen officers

Akron Police Department to honor fallen officersThe Akron Police Department is hosting their annual Police Memorial Service on Wednesday, May 6.
  • Akron
  • 20 hours, 11 minutes ago
Elections

Voters head to the polls today for elections

Voters head to the polls today for electionsVoters across the state will head to the polls for today's Primary and Special Election.
  • Elections
  • 20 hours, 19 minutes ago
Features

Taco Bell serves up free breakfast

Taco Bell serves up free breakfastFrom 7-11 a.m. on May 5, Taco Bell is giving away one free Biscuit Taco per customer at participating locations.
  • Features
  • 20 hours, 38 minutes ago
Cavs

LIST | Cavs vs. Bulls playoffs schedule

LIST | Cavs vs. Bulls playoffs scheduleA guide to the second round of the 2015 NBA playoffs as the Cavs square off against the Chicago Bulls.
  • Cavs
  • 21 hours, 29 minutes ago
News

What do you need to know when you're stopped by police?

What do you need to know when you're stopped by police?A training session on how to handle police interactions was held at the Cudell Recreation Center in Cleveland tackled that question Monday evening.
  • News
  • 1 day, 2 hours ago
Northeast-ohio

Investigator | 911 cell phone calls can put you at risk

Investigator | 911 cell phone calls can put you at riskEmergency dispatchers admit they can't always find you when you call 911.
  • Northeast-ohio
  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Summit County

Deadly consequences surrounding 911 call

Deadly consequences surrounding 911 callDelays connecting cellphone 911 calls to an exaction location had deadly consequences recently in Munroe Falls, where first responders were slowed in answering a call for help from an off-duty City of Kent officer being attacked in her home.
  • Summit County
  • 1 day, 6 hours ago
Life

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo offering moms free admission on Mother's Day

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo offering moms free admission on Mother's DayThe Cleveland Metroparks Zoo has the perfect treat for moms this Mother's Day.
  • Life
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Cleveland

Brelo judge tackles biggest trial of his career

Brelo judge tackles biggest trial of his careerSince there is no jury, he alone will decide whether Officer Michael Brelo goes to prison or is found not guilty.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Pets

Applications under review to adopt rescued Shih Tzus

Applications under review to adopt rescued Shih TzusAPL to begin adoption process on rescued Shih Tzus.
  • Pets
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Ohio

Gov. Kasich promoting better police community relations

Gov. Kasich promoting better police community relationsThe biracial panel included lawmen, lawmakers, businessmen, clergymen and scholars.
  • Ohio
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Domestic Violence

Recovering abuser offers his perspective on domestic violence

Recovering abuser offers his perspective on domestic violence"It was horrible. I almost killed her more than once," he says.
  • Domestic Violence
  • 1 day, 7 hours ago
Cavs

Cavs getting ink for playoff time

Cavs getting ink for playoff timeMost are the work of a local artist named Jimmy Hayden, part-owner of Cleveland's Focused Tattoos.
  • Cavs
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Cleveland

Tamir Rice press conference: 5 months and no charges

Tamir Rice press conference: 5 months and no chargesThe family and attorneys for Tamir Rice are asking questions about why it's taking so long for charges to be filed.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Summit County

Akron RubberDucks host special job fair

Akron RubberDucks host special job fairAkron RubberDucks host special job fair May 12
  • Summit County
  • 1 day, 8 hours ago
Lake County

Eastlake woman shoots squirrel with bow and arrow

Eastlake woman shoots squirrel with bow and arrowPolice received a report of a 22-year-old woman shooting a squirrel with a bow and arrow at close range.
  • Lake County
  • 1 day, 10 hours ago
Local

University Hospitals, Samaritan sign letter of intent

University Hospitals, Samaritan sign letter of intentUH said it plans to make significant investments in SRHS to enhance services and grow the health system
  • Local
  • 1 day, 11 hours ago
Local

City of Cleveland amps up recycling efforts

City of Cleveland amps up recycling effortsThe city recently passed a set of guidelines for recycling at the curb.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Education

U of Akron president addresses name change rumors

U of Akron president addresses name change rumorsUniversity of Akron President Scott Scarborough addressed rampant rumors Monday that the institution is planning to change its name.
  • Education
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Local

Cavs host free road game watch parties at The Q

Cavs host free road game watch parties at The QAdmission is free, but a ticket is required to attend.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 12 hours ago
Portage County

Streetsboro | Fire at Shady Lake apartment complex

Streetsboro | Fire at Shady Lake apartment complexAll residents were evacuated without injury
  • Portage County
  • 1 day, 13 hours ago
Movies

"May the 4th be with you" Star Wars holiday today

"May the 4th be with you" Star Wars holiday todayToday is an unofficial Star Wars holiday, when fans can say to each other "May the 4th be with you."
  • Movies
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Cuyahoga County

Independence | Sunday morning 'grand slam' brawl at Denny's

Independence | Sunday morning 'grand slam' brawl at Denny'sPolice were called to Denny's just after 3 a.m. and determined that employees tried to stop the fight.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
Videos

Updated 12:01 a.m. EDT

  • Grid
  • List
Homepage

'All in' Cavs Chat - Cavs lose to Bulls, Game 1 (5/5/2015)

'All in' Cavs Chat - Cavs lose to Bulls, Game 1 (5/5/2015)'All in' Cavs Chat - Cavs lose to Bulls, Game 1 (5/5/2015) with Will Ujek, Craig Lyndall and John Anderson
  • Homepage
  • 14 hours, 9 minutes ago
Local

RAW VIDEO | 1 dead in shooting on Cleveland's west side

RAW VIDEO | 1 dead in shooting on Cleveland's west sideMay 5, 2015: Cleveland police say a homicide investigation is underway after a deadly shooting on West 92nd Street and Lorain Avenue.
  • Local
  • 14 hours, 34 minutes ago
Cuyahoga County

Biggest Winner: Antoinette McCall

Biggest Winner: Antoinette McCallBiggest winner for Teacher Appreciation Week is Antoinette McCall from Collinwood High School.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 20 hours, 1 minute ago
Local

Tamir Rice attorneys, family question delays in the case

Tamir Rice attorneys, family question delays in the caseMay 4, 2015: "We need justice!" attorney Benjamin Crump shouted to a crowd outside the Cuyahoga County Justice Center.
  • Local
  • 1 day, 14 hours ago
We Read Here

Local bankers supporting #WeReadHere

Local bankers supporting #WeReadHereEmployees at Third Federal Saving and Loan wore costumes of their favorite children's book characters to promote #WeReadHere. The initiative, started by WKYC, encourages people to read to the kids in their lives for at least 20 minutes a day.
  • We Read Here
  • 1 day, 16 hours ago
Education

Danielle Wiggins' surprise for Teacher Appreciation Week

Danielle Wiggins' surprise for Teacher Appreciation WeekMay 4, 2015: It's Teacher Appreciation Week. WKYC's Danielle Wiggins celebrated by surprising one of her teachers. Be sure to follow @DaniWKYC on Twitter for more updates.
  • Education
  • 1 day, 18 hours ago
Sports

Biggest Winners: Stephan and Jan

Biggest Winners: Stephan and JanJohn would like to thank to his two great friends Stephan and Jan for biking with him in Oberlin and training for Velosano. These guys, not only great athletes and friends.. but have done so much in the fight against cancer.
  • Sports
  • 1 day, 20 hours ago
Features

Ways 2 Save: Gifts for mom, plus outdoor fun

Ways 2 Save: Gifts for mom, plus outdoor funMoney man Matt Granite finds out what moms want for Mother's Day and tells you then best time to pick up gift cards or spa certificates. As the weather gets warmer, he also breaks down which patio and yard supplies you should wait to buy.
  • Features
  • 2 days, 16 hours ago
News

Man honored for heroics during Paris attacks

Man honored for heroics during Paris attacksLassana Bathily was named a French National Hero after helping to save grocery store customers during the Paris terrorist attacks in January. Bathily will be honored at a banquet on Sunday night at Embassy Suites Hotel in Independence.
  • News
  • 2 days, 17 hours ago
Cleveland

RAW VIDEO | East 55th Street fire & smoke

RAW VIDEO | East 55th Street fire & smokeFootage of the active fire scene and the column on smoke billowing up from the East 55th Street fire in the former National Paper Packaging Building
  • Cleveland
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
7 Minutes with Russ Mitchell

7 Minutes with Russ Mitchell | Chef Jonathon Sawyer

7 Minutes with Russ Mitchell | Chef Jonathon SawyerChef Jonathon Sawyer has been nominated for the prestigious James Beard Award nine times. He is considered a pioneer and trendsetter for Cleveland's food scene. Sawyer took his first professional cooking job at 13 and now owns three local hotspots.
  • 7 Minutes with Russ Mitchell
  • 3 days, 16 hours ago
Cleveland

Amanda and Gina thank the community for their support

Amanda and Gina thank the community for their supportMay 1, 2015: Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus thank the community for their support.
  • Cleveland
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Cleveland

Iconic Odeon set to reopen in Flats East Bank

Iconic Odeon set to reopen in Flats East BankThe staple on the music scene for many years is coming back this weekend to The Flats East Bank.
  • Cleveland
  • 5 days, 2 hours ago
We Read Here

Third Federal CEO Marc Stefanski celebrates World Read Aloud Day

Third Federal CEO Marc Stefanski celebrates World Read Aloud DayMarch 4, 2015: Third Federal CEO Marc Stefanski celebrates World Read Aloud Day
  • We Read Here
  • 5 days, 16 hours ago
Local

Girl kicked out of prom for backless dress

Girl kicked out of prom for backless dressApril 30, 2015: A long, blue polka dot dress got an 18-year-old high school senior from Michigan kicked out of her prom.
  • Local
  • 5 days, 17 hours ago
Sports

Biggest Winner: XCEL Athletes

Biggest Winner: XCEL AthletesThe biggest winner in local news for Thursday, April 30 is the local competitive cheerleading team: XCEL Athletes! They got a bid to Cheerleading Worlds at Walt Disney World in Florida!
  • Sports
  • 5 days, 18 hours ago
Features

Does no-shuck microwave method actually work?

Does no-shuck microwave method actually work?April 30, 2015: There's a popular video online that shows an easy way to shuck corn mess free. WKYC's morning team put the method to the test to see if it actually works.
  • Features
  • 5 days, 20 hours ago
Local

Suspect wanted for stealing elderly woman's wallet

Suspect wanted for stealing elderly woman's walletApril 29, 2015: Mentor police posted surveillance footage of the suspect before the wallet was stolen from a department store.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 13 hours ago
Local

Man charged for threat in Brelo trial pleads not guilty

Man charged for threat in Brelo trial pleads not guiltyApril 29, 2015: The brother of an unarmed woman killed in the 2012 police chase entered a not guilty plea after he reportedly made a death threat against the Cleveland officer standing trial for the shooting.
  • Local
  • 6 days, 16 hours ago
Sports

Biggest Winner: Newbury High School Academic Team

Biggest Winner: Newbury High School Academic TeamThe Newbury High School academic team placed 34th out of 60 teams at the small school national championship.
  • Sports
  • 6 days, 20 hours ago
Akron

Akron police looking for pickup truck that dropped off shooting victim

Akron police looking for pickup truck that dropped off shooting victim(April 28, 2014) AKRON -- Akron police need help identifying a pickup truck that dropped a gunshot victim off at a hospital Monday.
  • Akron
  • 1 week ago
Sports

Latest on Kevin Love's shoulder injury, playoff future

Latest on Kevin Love's shoulder injury, playoff futureApril 28, 2015: Channel 3 Sports' Dave Chudowsky reports from Cleveland Clinic Courts in Independence after Cavs GM David Griffin said Tuesday that Cavs PF/C Kevin Love is "highly unlikely" to play for the remainder of the NBA Playoffs.
  • Sports
  • 1 week ago
Local

Mansfield standoff ends after nearly 27 hours

Mansfield standoff ends after nearly 27 hoursApril 28, 2015: Authorities say the suspect, David Parker, was hit by a sniper's shot around 11 a.m.
  • Local
  • 1 week ago
Homepage

Mansfield standoff comes to an end

Mansfield standoff comes to an endApril 28, 2015: It took nearly 27 hours, but the standoff situation in Mansfield has come to an end. WKYC's Tiffany Tarpley is at the scene with the latest. Be sure to follow @TiffanyTarpley on Twitter for more daily news updates.
  • Homepage
  • 1 week ago
More Photos

Updated 12:01 a.m. EDT

  • Grid
  • List