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 woman ordered to hold an embarrassing sign for refusing to stop for a Cleveland school bus loaded with kids completed her second day of public punishment on Wednesday – and she wasn’t alone. Shena Hardin had a sole supporter show up with a sign on his chest. He believed her punishment was too harsh, and stood in solidarity […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland woman who refused to stop for a city school bus served out part of her unique and humiliating punishment Tuesday morning. Shena Hardin was ordered to stand at the corner of East 38th Street and Payne today and tomorrow wearing a sign that says, “Only an idiot would drive around a school […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The mom who threw her dead 5-year-old’s body in a trash can received three years in prison Thursday for tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse. India Parker showed no emotions in court during her sentencing. The child’s grandparents and the prosecution wanted a max sentence, which she received, but […]

CLEVELAND - A Cleveland judge said because Rev. C.J. Matthews showed remorse in court, he will spend only 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to tax evasion charges earlier this year. After Matthews serves his time, the Mount Sinai Baptist Church and Ministries pastor will be placed on three years supervised release and will have to cooperate with the IRS for restitution.