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Lauryn Hill is the latest celeb to be dinged for not paying her taxes! Despite having earned $1.6 million over the designated time, Lauryn skipped on paying the government their cut. Hill generated her income from royalties and performances while she raised her six children. Authorities say Hill earned more than $1.6 million during the three […]

(CNN) — George Zimmerman’s lawyers have vowed to file a motion asking a Florida judge for a new bond hearing for their client Monday, a day after the murder suspect returned to jail on a judge’s order. The 28-year-old Florida man accused in the death of Trayvon Martin had been free on bond for weeks […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A Reverend was sentenced to prison on more than 80 counts of child porn. Reverend Mark Griggs was sentenced to six years behind bars after pleading guilty last month. The 48-year-old Reverend traded child porn over the Internet from his house and church between July 2008 and November 2010. He downloaded […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Akron Police were called to a house on West Burns Street for a domestic fight around 7:30 p.m. Friday evening. The victim told police he and his son, Dimont Anderson Jr., 19 got into an argument and his son fired a shot at him.  Anderson then fled. Police located him at a relative’s […]

What do you do when your municipality is holding arguably the most-hated and notorious killer on earth?  You grant him bail. That’s exactly what Judge Kenneth Lester did for George Zimmerman, the man who killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. RELATED: NewsOne’s Trayvon Martin Coverage As a condition of his bail, Zimmerman is not allowed to have […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The man who prompted a tri-state Amber Alert when he took off with his four young children was in court Friday morning. Octavia Hatchell pleaded not guilty to robbery and domestic violence charges. On Wednesday, the 33-year-old called his wife and told her he was going to kill himself and their children. Hatchell went to Horizon Science […]

The judge who was set to preside over the trial of George Zimmerman in the killing of Trayvon Martin has stepped aside. Jessica Reckseidler’s recusal from the trial comes after Mark O’Mara, Zimmerman’s attorney, suggested that her husband’s job as a partner to Mark NeJame, a CNN legal analyst covering the trial, represented a conflict […]

The woman accused of lying about being kidnapped and stuffed in a car trunk was due in court Tuesday morning. Tabitha Bozman did not show up in court for her arraignment. The judge has issued a warrant for her arrest. Bozman told police she was robbed and kidnapped by a man and woman wearing dark clothing and […]

SANFORD, Florida — The neighborhood watch volunteer charged with killing an unarmed black teenager in Florida asked a judge in the case to step down Monday after she revealed a potential conflict of interest. George Zimmerman’s attorney, Mark O’Mara, filed the request and said Circuit Judge Jessica Recksiedler revealed the potential conflict last week. Zimmerman […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – For five years, a crossing guard stood on the corner of E. 59th and Mound.  All the kids and parents knew her as their school crossing guard. Then, back in January she told a parent to watch her mouth, and what happened next left the 64-year-old mother and grandmother wounded on […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A Cleveland police officer facing criminal charges went before a judge Tuesday morning. 41-year-old David Mindek pleaded not guilty to one count of dereliction of duty. On July 4, 2011, 27-year-old Daniel Ficker was shot and killed at his Wareham Drive residence located in Parma. Cleveland Police Officers Matthew Craska and […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Detectives in Akron have charged four adults in the death of baby boy. 17-month-old Patrick Lerch was found unresponsive February 26th at 11PM by his mother, Heather at their home on St. Leger Avenue. The child was immediately transported to Akron Children's Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Responding officers arrived at the home and found an active meth lab in the basement.