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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – In Cleveland Federal Court, a former Cleveland City Councilwoman indicted for conspiracy to commit bribery. Sabra Pierce Scott resigned from her council seat in 2009. Federal officials say from April 2005 to March 2006, Scott demanded and accepted bribes from an electrical and technology company in Bedford Heights. The company then […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A federal grand jury returned an 18-count indictment charging Anthony O. Calabrese III and Sanford Prudoff with crimes related to the ongoing Cuyahoga County corruption investigation, federal law enforcement officials said. Calabrese, 39, of Chagrin Falls, Ohio, was named in 12 counts for crimes including: racketeering; conspiracy to commit mail fraud […]

Burglary charges against one of the men who accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual misconduct, have been dropped after Long refused to testify. Anthony Boyd, who accused Long of sexual coercion, was accused in 2010 of breaking into the office of Bishop Eddie Long’s offices and stealing over $100,000 worth of property. Boyd told the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A 16-year-old Cleveland teen is in critical condition after being shot in the head on city’s west side. Four people have been arrested in connection to the Denison Avenue shooting. Witnesses tell police Jaquan Sims was inside the home when his girlfriend noticed a crowd of people gathering at Andy’s Hot Spot Bar. Sims […]

A teen got shot by police, but now he’s the one facing gun charges. Ron Mitchell was shot last month on Imperial Avenue. Cleveland Police say he pointed a gun at two officers.   Now he’s been indicted for carrying a concealed weapon and two counts of felony menacing. Court records show the gun was a […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – – Matthew Fox is not charged with any criminal offense in connection to an incident on a Party Bus in the Flats. The City of Cleveland Officials just told our Investigative Reporter Scott Taylor “After a thorough review of the facts”, the Prosecutor’s Office has decided not to charge. Heather Bormann, the driver […]

(WOIO) – A 77-year-old Amish man accused of defrauding his fellow Amish of millions of dollars. Monroe Beachy of Sugarcreek, Ohio was indicted today on mail fraud.  He ran his own investment company, A & M Investments. Beachy is accused of operating an investment scheme that defrauded nearly 2,700 people in 29 states of more than $16 […]

Embattled mega-church pastor Eddie Long has requested the DeKalb County District Attorney Office to dismiss burglary charges against his former security guard. The former security guard was among three young men accused of stealing about $100,000-worth of jewelry and electronics from Long’s office inside New Birth Ministry near Atlanta in 2010. The other two young […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Investigators are now building felony charges against a man who went wild in a city courtroom. 24-year-old June Carson was arrested Tuesday after throwing a tantrum while facing only misdemeanor criminal trespassing charges. The court says Carson threw a book bag at Judge Marilyn Cassidy, then punched a public defender. The public defender was […]

[Updated at 2:34 p.m.] A room is being prepared for the jury to take questions from the media about their verdict. [Updated at 2:31 p.m.] For the first time a wide smile came across Casey Anthony’s face. She began to smile and laugh as her team surrounded her and congratulated her on the verdict. [Updated […]

One of the four men who accused Bishop Eddie Long of sexual misconduct was arrested this week in Florida on suspicion of being a drug dealer, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Tameka “Tiny”  Cottles is in trouble; the District Attorney of LA County has charged her with possession of Ecstasy.