The search for more victims resumes at the Imperial Avenue home where 11 decomposing bodies were discovered. Meanwhile, a total of three of the victims have been positively identified.
CLEVELAND, Ohio — A 53-year-old Warrensville Heights woman has been identified as the first victim found in Anthony Sowell’s home, a relative says. Donnita Carmichael says Cleveland police notified her family this afternoon that her mother, Tonia, was found in the house. Police did not divulge the cause of death. Coroner’s officials now confirm that […]
West has been indicted on two counts of carrying a dangerous weapon, two counts of carrying a handgun, two counts of transporting a handgun, one count of reckless driving and one count of negligent driving. If convicted, West could face up to three years for each of the six gun charges and a $2,500 fine […]
Give credit to the ever-unfolding Cuyahoga County corruption investigation for the jumble of government reform proposals that county voters sorted through on their ballots. Backers of both Issue 5 and Issue 6 said the probe, which became public with July 2008 raids on the homes and offices of county officials and private contractors, gave new […]
CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police found at least four more decomposing bodies and the skull of another person at Anthony Sowell’s house Tuesday, making his home on Imperial Avenue among the deadliest crime scenes in Cleveland history. Police have now found 10 dead bodies at Sowell’s home plus a skull wrapped in a paper bag in the […]
Issue 3, the constitutional amendment for casinos in Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Toledo, coasted to victory Tuesday night with 53 percent of the vote, thanks in large part to voters in Northeast and Southwest Ohio. The promise of jobs and tourism for a city reeling from a devastating economy sold Mayor Frank Jackson, City Council […]
Less than 24 hours after Browns owner Randy Lerner pledged to add a new “credible, serious leader” to reorganize his football operations, the team parted ways with General Manager George Kokinis. According to league sources, both men became disenchanted with the other early on. In training camp, Mangini and Kokinis were seldom seen talking on […]
From a move to reinvent local government to an effort to bring casino gambling to Ohio, this year’s ballot is loaded with important issues. Get information on voting in Cuyahoga County from the Board of Elections Web site. Read full story.