CLEVELAND – George Brinkman, the man accused of killing a mother and her daughters in North Royalton and a couple in Lake Township appeared in Parma Municipal Court on Thursday. RELATED: Who is George Brinkman? Suspect in the Lake Township and North Royalton homicides Brinkman is charged with the following in relation to the North Royalton homicides: […]

As the city continues to reel from its contaminated water supply, an official at the helm of the disaster faces charges.   Michigan health chief Nick Lyon has been charged with involuntary manslaughter for his involvement in the Flint water crisis, CBS reports. In charges read in court Wednesday morning, Lyon is accused of failing […]

LAKEWOOD, Ohio – The ex-husband of a Lakewood mother whose body was found earlier this week has been indicted on the following 15 counts. Two counts of Aggravated murder Murder Two counts of kidnapping Felonious assault Aggravated burglary Burglary Violation of a protection order Gross abuse of a corpse Two counts of theft Telecommunications fraud […]

SHEFFIELD LAKE, Ohio– A man is facing charges after he confessed to painting his marriage proposal on the side of a Sheffield Lake building. An officer was called to the Shoreway Shopping Center on Lake Road on March 19 for a report of vandalism. One one wall, in red spray paint, were the words, “Michelle […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland city officials have announced administrative charges for the officers involved in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice. The officers named by the city Friday are Tim Loehmann, Frank Garmback, and Will Cunningham. The charges range from administrative violations to use of force violations, officials said. Garmback and Loehmann were involved […]

The mantra of “lock her up” and “you’ll be in jail” was a key part of Trump’s campaign against Clinton during the now-infamous 2016 Presidential campaign. President-elect Donald Trump’s administration will break a campaign promise and not pursue further investigations of Hillary Clinton related to her private email server or the Clinton Foundation, Trump’s former […]

A verdict has been reached in the Derrick Rose rape trial. Following less than four hours of deliberations on Wednesday, a jury in the case cleared Rose and his two codefendants of all charges. According to reporters who were gathered at the federal courthouse in downtown Los Angeles for the reading of the jury’s verdict, […]

WESTLAKE, OH (WOIO) – A Westlake pastor accused of sexually molesting a 14-year-old girl plead guilty to endangering children Monday. Pastor Paul Endrei, who was the founding pastor at Church on the Rise, was arrested in June of 2014 and charged with two counts of sexual battery and four counts of gross sexual imposition. He is still listed […]

EASTLAKE, Ohio — Eastlake Police Chief Larry Reik says charges will be filed by the end of the week against three sixth grade girls at Eastlake Middle School for clown threats made against several area schools. The threats were made on an Instagram account, and mentioned Eastlake Middle School, Willoughby Middle School and South High School specifically. […]

ASHLAND, Ohio– An Ashland County grand jury indicted suspected serial killer Shawn Grate on 23 counts. Grate, 40, was already charged with two counts of murder and one count of kidnapping. He pleaded not guilty to all charges in court on Monday. Thursday’s indictment includes two counts of aggravated murder, three counts of kidnapping, three […]

EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cuyahoga County prosecutor says two former East Cleveland police officers will face charges in the beating of a person in their custody. A Grand Jury indicted Denayne R. Davidson-Dixon and Gerald A. Spencer II on Friday for the July 24 beating of Jesse R. Nickerson. Each of the defendants was […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Charges against the East Cleveland Three, imprisoned for a 1995 murder in East Cleveland, were dismissed this morning. Derrick Wheat, Eugene Johnson and Laurese Glover, often called the “East Cleveland Three,” were convicted of murder in 1996 for the shooting of Clifton Hudson on Strathmore Ave. They submitted numerous appeals and […]