INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — Federal marshals officially took over Jimmy Dimora’s house Monday morning. Over the weekend, neighbors told WKYC the Dimora family had moved out. Moving trucks were here a month or two ago and the family came by Saturday to pack up the rest of their things. The former Cuyahoga County Commissioner was convicted […]

  CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a request to review the corruption case involving former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora. After the ruling, Assistant US Attorneys Ann Rowland and Antoinette Bacon released the following statement: “We are gratified that the Supreme Court declined to hear Mr. Dimora’s appeal, hopefully […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The following statement was released by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals U.S. Attorney on April 30, 2014, regarding Jimmy Dimora and Michael Gabor’s convictions and sentencing. “This opinion confirms that Dimora and Gabor received fair trials, and the jury’s verdict was supported by overwhelming evidence of their greed and […]

CLEVELAND – Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora is back at the Cuyahoga County jail, sources at the jail confirm. Dimora was sentenced to 28 years in prison after a jury returned guilty verdicts against him on 29 of 30 criminal counts in March 2012. He was incarcerated at Federal Correctional Institution (FCI) Gilmer in […]

AKRON, Ohio – An FBI agent Tuesday described $40,000 in home improvements performed at the home of former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora by a company owned by corruption defendant Michael Forlani. The testimony came during a sentencing hearing for Forlani that could result in eight years in federal prison after Forlani pled gullty to […]

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Michael Forlani, charged along with Jimmy Dimora in the county corruption investigation, will change his plea in Federal Court on Thursday. He had previously pleaded not guilty to bribing Dimora in order to win business for his company, Doan Pyramid Electric. He faces charges of conspiracy and racketeering, among others. […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora is “in transit” from Youngstown to the North Carolina federal prison where he’ll serve his prison term. Dimora was transported Thursday afternoon. On July 31, Dimora was ordered to serve 28 years behind bars. He was also ordered to pay $98,000 in restitution. The defense requested Dimora serve […]

A judge slaps a former political hotshot with 28 years behind bars for his role in the Cuyahoga Corruption scandal. Jimmy Dimora received a stiffer sentence than the one handed to former Cuyahoga County Auditor, Frank Russo. Russo stole more than Dimora. Yet, Dimora is behind bars and Russo is out, with no prospect of […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -A Cleveland woman is on a crusade to free Jimmy Dimora just as the kingpin in the County Corruption Investigation solicits money to get out of prison.Dimora is a career politician so asking other people for money is what he does best. 19 Action News tracked down the law firm who’s behind […]

AKRON, Ohio – Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora will spend 28 years in federal prison for his convictions on conspiracy, racketeering, bribery and more. Dimora was once the most powerful political figure in Cuyahoga County. U.S. District Court Judge Sara Lioi pronounced the sentence in U.S. District Court Tuesday, as the 57-year-old sat in […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Sentencing for Jimmy Dimora is now underway inside an Akron Federal Courtroom. Dimora is wearing an orange jumpsuit in Judge Sara Lioi’s courtroom. He was brought into the courthouse in a wheelchair, but entered the courtroom using a walker. Dimora agreed to final forfeiture order, and it has been signed by Judge […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner, Jimmy Dimora reportedly collapsed in prison and was knocked unconscious. Allegedly, a lump was discovered in his throat and doctors are checking it to see if it is cancerous. After the lump was found, Dimora’s lawyers filed another motion Friday asking the judge to release him from […]