CLEVELAND – The groundbreaking for the Imperial Memorial, the former site of serial killer Anthony Sowell’s home, has been set. The event will be Oct. 29, 2014, said spokesperson Rev. Jimmy Gates.   READ MORE: Article and Picture Courtesy of WEWS NewsChannel 5

  CLEVELAND – Families of Imperial Avenue victims gathered at Cleveland’s City Council meeting Monday evening to demand answers about a memorial that is not yet built. “What about us,” said Chara Dozier, sister of Imperial Avenue victim Crystal Dozier. “Quit promising us a memorial, and at least tend to it and clean it up.” […]

CLEVELAND – New attorneys for convicted killer Anthony Sowell filed a 242-page appeal , blaming his previous counsel for the death sentence. Sowell, who in 2011 was convicted of killing 11 women and leaving their bodies around his Imperial Avenue home on Cleveland’s east side, was sentenced to death. During the mitigation phase of the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News has discovered a new push to honor the victims of the Cleveland Strangler, and it could even change the face of his old neighborhood. Just by saying the “Imperial Avenue,” you think of serial killer Anthony Sowell. Now, local ministers are looking at ways to change the map […]

More than two years after Cleveland authorities discovered a real House of Horrors, the home of Anthony Sowell will be torn down Tuesday. Demolition of the home at 12205 Imperial Ave. will begin at 7 a.m. The remains of 11 women were found in 2009. A spokeswoman for the city of Cleveland said that the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News has learned police were called to the property of convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell overnight. Someone cut a gaping hole in a large fence surrounding the property. The intruder somehow set off an alarm at a business next door. They were not able to get inside the Sowell […]

Was Imperial Ave An Act Of Domestic Violenence?…Kym Sellers Woman2Woman The bodies were recovered between Thursday, October 29th and Tuesday Nov. 3rd. Five bodies were found buried in the Imperial Avenue home’s backyard and four bodies along with one skull were found inside of the home. The identified victims: Tonia Carmichael: 52-years-old Telacia Fortson: 31-years-old Tishana Culver: […]

Did you miss the latest episode of Access Cleveland? If you did, don’t worry you can listen to the podcast right here! This week’s Community Spotlight is on Anthony Sowell survivor Gladys Wade Thomas.  She was featured on Tv One’s new show “Will to Live”.  Listen to Mathew Myers interview with Gladys here: Let us […]

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) – “One Thousand Balloons for the Angels of Imperial Avenue”, a memorial service, dove release and balloon launch to honor the eleven women who were slain on Cleveland’s Imperial Avenue, will be a part of the activities of the 40th annual Eleventh Congressional District Community Caucus Labor Day Parade and Festival at […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – – A 19-year-old remains in fair condition at MetroHealth Medical Center after being shot in the chest by Cleveland Police. The officer-involved shooting happened around 9:30PM Wednesday at 12021 Imperial Avenue. Police responded to the infamous street for a large fight involving weapons. When officers arrived, they saw a big crowd. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A website is trying to make a quick buck off convicted serial killer Anthony Sowell. is pushing little bags of soil from Sowell’s Imperial Avenue home in Cleveland. The cost is $25 bucks per bag. The man who runs the site says he obtained the dirt from a recent trip to […]