CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WBTV) – Nine-year-old Aiden Roberts is a graduate from a gun safety class near Mint Hill – tailored to kids like him. “There was no other class like this,” Michael Pegram of Echo Firearm Training says. “So, I decided to come up with it.” There, the children spend four hours, both in classroom […]

WINDHAM, Ohio — Windham schools superintendent Laura Amero is facing a slew of charges after she allegedly had sex with one student and allegedly attempted to have sexual relations with a second student, according to an indictment from Portage County Common Pleas Court. Charges stem from when she allegedly had sex with a high school […]

Stoney Westmoreland has worked for years as an actor, writer, producer, and director with credits including “Godzilla,” “NCIS,” and “Scandal.”   SALT LAKE CITY — An actor for a Disney show has been arrested in Salt Lake City after police say he solicited a person he thought was 13-years-old on a dating app, and asked […]

CLEVELAND – A Cleveland police officer has been indicted on multiple charges stemming from an alleged inappropriate sexual relationship she had with a 13-year-old boy. According to court documents, 24-year-old Maria Velez was charged with three counts of sexual battery, two counts of attempted tampering with evidence and two counts of intimidation of a crime […]

SHAKER HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – A 20-year-old Cleveland Heights man appeared in court Tuesday on rape charges. The alleged crime happened two weeks ago at the day care center of First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland in Shaker Heights where Michael Ferricci worked, according to Shaker Heights policereports obtained by Cleveland 19 News. Ferricci has since been […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – After several shootings in three days, including five deadly, Cleveland’s leaders offered updates and answered questions at a press conference on Monday. Over the weekend, five people were killed in separate shootings and several more injured, including a 10-year-old boy who witnessed his father’s death. Deputy Chief Edward Tomba provided updates on all five cases. […]

The woman is a participant of different recovery support groups including AA and sexual addiction.  She has reportedly been on a downward spiral since her separation from her estranged husband, who happens to be a veteran.   A mother in Evans, Georgia, is being accused of hosting a party for her teenage daughter that allegedly […]

  CUYAHOGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga County Prosecutors confirm the nephew of Ariel Castro has been indicted on 22 charges related to kiddie porn. Jeremi Alicea has been indicted for downloading child pornography on computers. Investigators say Alicea’s case is not related to the case of Ariel Castro.   READ MORE: Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A student was slashed at a Catholic high school in Cleveland on Thursday morning. Officials confirm the attack happened at Villa Angela-St. Joseph High School on Lakeshore Boulevard around 10 a.m. 19 Action News has learned a 14-year-old boy was attacked with a razor blade in the school’s bathroom. The boy […]

CLEVELAND, OH – First Energy and the Cleveland electric illuminating company say in court filings they shouldn’t be blamed because a 12 year old girl touched downed power lines and ended up permanently handicapped. Gasia Thomas touched live wires last year after Superstorm Sandy, and she nearly died. Her mother is pushing a civil lawsuit, […]

Speaking publicly for the first time since the death of her husband, Sue Paterno sat down with Katie Couric for an interview that aired on Monday. Joined for portions of the interview by her children, Sue expressed horror at the crimes of Jerry Sandusky while remaining steadfast in her defense of her late husband, Joe […]

(RNN/CNN) – Former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky received a sentence of 30 to 60 years in prison Tuesday for his conviction on child sexual abuse charges. Sandusky spoke for about 15 minutes in court before Judge John Cleland relayed the sentence. According to NBC Philadelphia, he only got emotional near the end of his […]