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CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Agents from the FBI have arrested an individual accused of planning a terrorist attack on the Fourth of July in downtown Cleveland. According to FBI agent Stephen Anthony, Demetrius Nathaniel Pitts, also known as Abdur Raheem Rahfeeq, was arrested Sunday morning after meeting with an undercover officer. Investigators started monitoring Pitts in […]

CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH (WOIO) – Local and federal law enforcement agencies arrested a Cuyahoga Falls man who threatened to kill his estranged wife and shoot up a Las Vegas hotel and casino. On Thursday morning, 28-year-old Wei Li appeared in court. The judge ordered him to remain detained, pending a hearing next week. His bond […]

ISIS is claiming responsibility for a stabbing spree that injured eight Saturday night at the St. Cloud Crossroads Center in Minnesota. On Sunday morning, the ISIS-linked Amaq News Agency said in a statement that the attacker “a soldier of the Islamic State” who “carried out the operation in response to calls to target citizens of […]

The ongoing beef between Cash Money Records CEO Brian “Birdman” Williams and Young Money founder Lil Wayne seems to be spinning out of control. Just a few days after video footage of Birdman allegedly throwing a drink on Wayne as he was on stage performing at Club LIV in Miami, new reports are now claiming […]

  “Scandal” Season 3 is still almost two months away from returning (Oct. 3 at 10 p.m. ET on ABC), and creator Shonda Rhimes remains tight-lipped on what fans can expect from the season premiere — but she has dropped a couple of hints in various interviews for “Scandal” addicts to ponder in the meantime. […]

A convicted killer’s plans to have  18-year-old pop star Justin Bieber castrated and killed were thwarted after his accomplices missed an exit on the highway, ABC News reports. Dana Martin, 45, is currently serving a 978 year sentence in Southern New Mexico for rape and murder. He allegedly masterminded a plan to have Bieber, his […]

A man claiming to be Stevie Wonder‘s nephew has been charged with attempting to extort the singer by threatening to go to the tabloids and…

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 […]

A three-count indictment was filed Thursday against five people accused of taking part in a plot to detonate a bridge near Cleveland, said Steven M. Dettelbach, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and Stephen D. Anthony, Special Agent in Charge of the Cleveland Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, for the […]

GENEVA, Ohio - A Geneva woman is dead following a murder-suicide Sunday night in Ashtabula County. At about 11 p.m. Sunday, Jason David Dubois, 40, went to his ex-girlfriend’s mobile home and hid underneath of it until she arrived, according to Ashtabula County Sheriff William Johnson.

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News is investigating a report of an attempted murder inside the Cleveland Clinic. We’ve learned the suspected attacker and the victim were both patients. It happened weeks ago, but records show a warrant for the suspect’s arrest since he didn’t show up for court. Reports show one patient tried to […]