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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Ohio State Highway Patrol alleges that a large amount of cocaine found in the trunk of a ride hailing vehicle belonged to a passenger at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. According to a criminal complaint filed with the U.S. District Court, Diontae Hill did knowingly possess 11 pounds of cocaine with […]

NORTH ROYALTON – North Royalton Police said Michael Lucak has been charged in connection with the murders of his 72-year-old parents, Dennis and Helen Lucak, inside their condominium. Lucak, who also uses the last name Brewer, is charged with two counts of aggravated murder, two counts of aggravated burglary and felony theft. He was taken into custody […]

SANDUSKY, Ohio– A teen was arrested at Cedar Point after police say he threw hot sauce at people riding a roller coaster. Seven people were hit by hot sauce while riding Steel Vengeance Saturday afternoon. EMS treated the victims for exposure in their eyes. Sandusky police said officers checked the line for the ride and […]

KENT, OH (WOIO) – According to the Department of Justice, Kent State University professor Julio Pino was charged in federal court for lying to the FBI. The 58-year-old history professor was involved in a series of threats stemming from an out-of-state child custody issue. According to the FBI, a St. Louis resident was arrested, accused of making a series of threatening […]

The Russian Foreign Ministry has already called the indictments “absurd.”   Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly meddling in the 2016 presidential election, charging them with conspiracy to defraud the United States, the Department of Justice announced Friday. In addition, three defendants were charged with conspiracy […]

EUCLID, Ohio – A Euclid man has been charged for allegedly stabbing his wife to death earlier this week. Police responded to the home in the 400 block of East 222nd Street around 11:49 a.m. on Tuesday after a man called 911 and said, “I just killed my wife.” Carlos Gonzalez-Manjarrez is charged with murder. His bond is […]

BEDFORD, Ohio – Shots were fired during a teen party at a Bedford church over the weekend and police say it’s not the first time they’ve busted a party there. The most recent incident happened Friday evening at The Word Of Righteousness Family Life Center. Police were called to the center on Northfield Road for […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – A 48-year-old Akron man on trial for murdering his mother has been found not guilty by reason of insanity. Attorneys for Derrick Williams said when he heard his hometown mentioned on “Wheel of Fortune” he believed that was a message from Pat Sajak telling him to kill his mother. Akron man arrested […]

YORK, Neb. – Nebraska officers arrested a couple in their eighties after finding 60 pounds of marijuana in their truck during a traffic stop, according to the York County Sheriff’s Department. Deputies pulled over 80-year-old Patrick Jiron and 83-year-old Barbara Jiron, both of Clearlake Oaks, California, after they noticed the couples’ vehicle crossing the center lineand […]

CLEVELAND – The mother accused of killing her 5-year-old old son and burying his body in the backyard faced a judge for the first time Friday. Jordan Rodriguez disappeared nearly three months ago but until this week, no one seemed to notice. Now, 34-year-old Larissa Rodriguez will be spending Christmas behind bars. The medical examiner positively identified […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland police received a call from Pakistan from a man named Scott Rodriguez on Monday regarding a report of a missing 5-year-old boy, Jordan Rodriguez. Police responded to the home in question on Monday, located at 1361 West 80th St., and found nothing. Police returned to the home Tuesday and found human remains […]

CLEVELAND — Police say a fourth person is now facing charges connected to the shooting death of 12-year-old Abdel Latif Bashiti. Cleveland police tell WKYC that an aggravated murder warrant has been issued for Marvin Harris for the incident, which happened on Black Friday. Police did not reveal any further details about his alleged connection to […]