For decades, ex-felons returning to their communities have been met by obstacles that made it difficult for them to get back on their feet. Most were banned from affordable public housing, certain jobs, and obtaining grants to go to college because of their criminal records. Unable to find housing or decent jobs to support themselves […]

Last March, a pregnant woman was about to head to the hospital to deliver her baby, when two men began pointing guns at her before

Atlanta’s go-to celeb attorney and star of the “Real Housewives of Atlanta” Phaedra Parks (pictured) is now legally being forced to spill any dirt she has on her jailbird husband, Apollo Nida, in an upcoming deposition, according to TMZ. RELATED: Phaedra Parks Of ‘RHOA’ Calls It Quits On Marriage To Apollo Nida Parks will reportedly be questioned […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – To assist the task force investigating the “Early Morning Rapist” believed responsible for at least two sexual assaults in Cleveland and Lakewood, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office is adding money to the Crime Stoppers reward fund for these cases. The contribution from the Prosecutor’s Office means that up to $10,000 […]


Was Jesean Morris being a benevolent fugitive or just not using his brain? It seems the  20-year-old Omaha man — who was wanted for violating terms of…

  EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – East Cleveland Police are looking for a man who they say is one of the most dangerous fugitives they’ve ever dealt with. “He’s only 21 years old and has an extensive record of violence,” says Detective Dshaun Thompson if the East Cleveland Police. 19 Action News Reporter Scott Taylor […]

WARREN, OH (WOIO) – The Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI), along with the Warren Police Department, served eight search warrants Wednesday in Trumbull County involving suspected criminal activity. The Warren Police Department asked for BCI’s help investigating numerous massage parlors in the city. “This is a multifaceted investigation, which involves allegations of illegal […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News is investigating a report of an attempted murder inside the Cleveland Clinic. We’ve learned the suspected attacker and the victim were both patients. It happened weeks ago, but records show a warrant for the suspect’s arrest since he didn’t show up for court. Reports show one patient tried to […]

SHEFFIELD TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) – Division of State Fire Marshal investigators have ruled the August 31st fatal fire in Sheffield Township as undetermined. Investigators found no evidence of criminal intent during their examination of the scene or during interviews with family members, witnesses and first responders. The fire, at 4545 South Broadway, originated on the first […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Court records show attorneys for serial killer Anthony Sowell are already asking for a new trial. The paperwork was filed the same day Sowell was formerly sentenced to death for the mass murder of eleven women. His attorneys base this compliant largely on a news conference that jurors held after they recommended the […]