In 2009 Imperial Avenue a small street in Cleveland became the focus of national news as well as crime shows and documentaries when a young lady jumped out of a window of a home that was occupied by Anthony Sowell.  The young lady that had been kidnapped with some injuries lived to tell her story […]

CLEVELAND – The City of Cleveland has reached a $1 million settlement in the longstanding lawsuit against former Cleveland detective Georgia Hussein brought by the families of some of the women abducted and murdered by Anthony Sowell in 2009. The City of Cleveland, on behalf of Det. Hussein, agreed to pay $1 million to settle […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Prosecutors have responded to an Ohio Supreme Court appeal for a new trial for serial killer Anthony Sowell. In court papers, prosecutors call Sowell’s appeal “gamesmanship” and ask that his death sentence be carried out. Sowell killed 11 women. The bodies were discovered on Cleveland’s east side five […]

  CLEVELAND – The groundbreaking for the Imperial Memorial, the former site of serial killer Anthony Sowell’s home, has been set. The event will be Oct. 29, 2014, said spokesperson Rev. Jimmy Gates.   READ MORE: Article and Picture Courtesy of WEWS NewsChannel 5

  CLEVELAND – Families of Imperial Avenue victims gathered at Cleveland’s City Council meeting Monday evening to demand answers about a memorial that is not yet built. “What about us,” said Chara Dozier, sister of Imperial Avenue victim Crystal Dozier. “Quit promising us a memorial, and at least tend to it and clean it up.” […]

    Members of the Cleveland community came together Tuesday evening to remember the victims of Anthony Sowell Sowell is currently on death row for the…

  CLEVELAND – Michelle Knight, one of three women held in captivity by Cleveland man Ariel Castro for ten years, will speak at a rally honoring women victims of violence. The rally will be held Oct. 29, four years after authorities discovered the bodies of several missing women in the walls of serial killer Anthony […]

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A woman who says she very well could have been one of Michael Madison’s victims, spoke exclusively to Reporter Jen Picciano over the weekend. The suspect’s ex-girlfriend told Picciano that he put a gun to her head and threatened her life.   She’s also gave Picciano insight on some of his behavior that now make […]

Shirellda Terry (pictured above), the 18-year-old who went missing July 10 after leaving her summer job, was identified Tuesday by authorities as the third victim of alleged serial killer Michael Madison. Madison, 35, (pictured below)  was arrested after a standoff with police and a search of nearby vacant houses led to the discovery of three […]

EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio – A 35-year-old man has been charged with murder in connection with the deaths of women whose bodies were found wrapped in plastic bags. Michael Madison was arraigned in court Monday morning following a news conference announcing his charges and identifying one of his alleged victims. He was charged with three counts […]

CLEVELAND – Anthony Sowell’s attorney filed a reply brief of errors in his case on Thursday, recommending the convicted killer face a life sentence rather than execution. “We know from his behavior in prison and the marines that Sowell pose no danger if he serves a life sentence,” the brief reads. “And there is no […]

CLEVELAND – New attorneys for convicted killer Anthony Sowell filed a 242-page appeal , blaming his previous counsel for the death sentence. Sowell, who in 2011 was convicted of killing 11 women and leaving their bodies around his Imperial Avenue home on Cleveland’s east side, was sentenced to death. During the mitigation phase of the […]