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*The verdict is in and Charles Barkley agrees with it. Yes, we’re referring to the George Zimmerman trial’s not guilty verdict. Barkley appeared on CNBC’s “Closing Bell” with Maria Bartiromo Thursday afternoon and shared his thoughts on acquittal of Zimmerman.   “I agreed with the verdict. I feel sorry that young kid got killed. But […]

CLEVELAND – The man accused of holding three Cleveland women captive for a decade will plead not guilty to nearly 1,000 charges in court Wednesday, said defense attorney Jaye Schlachet. Last week, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office filed a 977-count superceding indictment against Ariel Castro. Castro was charged with two counts of aggravated murder, 512 […]

Demonstrators protesting George Zimmerman’s not guilty verdict in the slaying of Florida teen Trayvon Martin reportedly shut down part of a freeway in Los Angeles Sunday night. According to CBS Los Angeles, about 200 protesters stood on the southbound 10 Freeway in Crenshaw to block traffic. Protesters told NBC LA that the police fired rubber […]

Whoopi Goldberg had a tense encounter with George Zimmerman’s defense attorneys on Monday’s “View.” Mark O’Mara and Don West, who have gone on a media tour following Zimmerman’s acquittal in the killing of Trayvon Martin, seemed to know going in that they were not in an especially friendly venue. Whereas previous appearances found them gloating […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The verdict in the Trayvon Martin case has sparked many protests across the country. On Monday afternoon, a crowd of over 200 protesters gathered on the steps of the Cuyahoga County Justice Center in Cleveland to fight for their rights as U.S. citizens. The Black on Black Crime, Inc. called for […]

CLEVELAND – Moments before entering a courtroom in Cleveland Wednesday, kidnapping and rape suspect Ariel Castro may have revealed a different side of his personality.   In the two times Castro has appeared in court since his May 6 arrest, his head has been down for the duration of his time in the courtroom.   […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland man accused of having more than 150 marijuana plants hidden in an east side warehouse was arraigned on Thursday. Gregory Scott pleaded not guilty to cultivation of marijuana. His bond was set at $15,000. Cleveland police discovered the East 24th and Lakeside warehouse filled with pot plants Tuesday morning at 2:44 a.m. Investigators started working […]

GEAUGA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – A Monday morning hearing was held for admitted Chardon High School shooter TJ Lane. The judge will take a potential November 12 trial date under advisement. Lane admitted to the February 27 shooting, but offered no motive. 17-year-old Russell King, Jr., 16-year-old Daniel Parmertor and 16-year-old Demetrius Hewlin were killed. 17-year-old Nick […]

The 5 men suspected of attempting to blow up a bridge near Cleveland pled not guilty in Federal Court this afternoon. The detention hearing for the suspects was continued until further order of the court.  Joshua Stafford acted up at the end of the hearing.  The judge warned him that it was not in his best interest to […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Two of the three suspects involved in a deadly gun battle on the city’s east side went before a judge on Wednesday morning. 19-year-old Devon Mittman and 18-year-old Brennon Isom pleaded not guilty and are being held on a $1M bond. Cleveland Police say 44-year-old Elissa Hereford was caught in the […]

An Italian jury found Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito not guilty killing and sexually assaulting her former roommate this afternoon. Knox and co-defendant Raffaele Sollecito, Knox’s former boyfriend from Italy, had been accused of killing and sexually assaulting her roommate Meredith Kercher, a 21-year-old Briton who shared an apartment with Knox when they were both […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The two Cleveland police officers accused of abusing a handcuffed female prisoner have been found not guilty. Officers Adonna Perez and Lyndsey Bissell were both facing misdemeanor charges stemming from the 2010 incident at the city jail. It was caught on tape. Officer Perez allegedly grabbed the handcuffed prisoner by the hair, slapped her […]