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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –19 Action News has learned that there has been significant movement in the Tamir Rice shooting investigation. Cleveland Municipal Court Judge Ronald B. Adrine released an opinion Thursday stating that there is probable cause to charge Officer Timothy Loehmann with murder, involuntary manslaughter, reckless and negligent homicide and dereliction of duty. Police say […]

  On Monday, 12-year-old Vanessa VanDyke (pictured), who attends Faith Christian Academy in Central Florida, was faced with quite a dilemma. School officials allegedly mandated that she restyle her natural hair or be expelled for a week. But, just one day after the bizarre request got national media attention, the edict was suddenly rescinded and […]

  *Cee Lo Green is no longer facing sexual assault charges filed last year after a woman said he put Molly in her drink. But “The Voice” judge has still been charged with furnishing ecstasy, or MDMA, to the woman when they met at a sushi restaurant for dinner, according to TMZ. Los Angeles prosecutors […]

CLEVELAND – Cleveland kidnapping suspect Ariel Castro is likely to face additional criminal charges including the death penalty as prosecutor prepare a superseding indictment. Castro appeared in a Cuyahoga County courtroom Wednesday on rape, kidnapping and aggravated murder charges related to the 10-year ordeal of three Cleveland women who escaped from his Seymour Avenue home […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Police Officer David Mindek was found not guilty Wednesday, for the fatal shooting of Daniel Ficker. A 911 call from a woman who’s boyfriend, Daniel Ficker had just been shot and killed by Cleveland Police Officer Matthew Craska, “My boyfriend just got shot by a Cleveland cop.” But the trial […]

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 […]

GEAUGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – The 17-year-old accused of killing three and injuring two of his classmates at Chardon High School will be back before a judge this afternoon. TJ Lane is charged with three counts of aggravated murder, two counts of attempted aggravated murder and one count of felonious assault for the student snipped […]

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 […]