CLEVELAND — Joseph McAlpin, who was convicted last month for the murders of a couple at their Cleveland car dealership, was sentenced to death by a judge Tuesday. Last week, a jury recommended the death penalty for Joseph McAlpin. He was found guilty in the slayings of Trina and Michael Kuznik and their pet dog […]

PAINESVILLE, OH (WOIO) – The man who struck and killed a Mentor police officer last June was sentenced to 11 and a half years Friday morning. On March 1, 2019, Brian Anthony pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide, OVI, failure to change lanes when approaching stationary public safety vehicles and failure to stop after an accident. Anthony, […]

PAINESVILLE, Ohio– A defendant upset about his sentence ended up with more prison time following his tirade in Lake County Common Pleas Court. (Warning: Video contains vulgar language) Manson M. Bryant, 32, of Painesville, appeared in court on March 1 for sentencing on charges of aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery and carrying a concealed weapon. Video […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A courtroom attack on an attorney following a suspect’s domestic violence conviction was recorded on video from a body camera worn by a Cuyahoga County deputy. The attack occurred Tuesday after David Chislton was sentenced to 45 years in prison for setting fire to a Warrensville Heights apartment complex during a […]

FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio — A man who mowed obscenities into a high school lawnback in June will  carry out his sentence today: mowing the same grass with a manual mower. Cody T. Scott, 19, of Fairport Harbor, and a group of friends went to Fairport Harding High School, took a lawnmower and mowed obscenities into the […]

CANTON, OH (WOIO) – Former Canton McKinley High School teacher, Tiffany Eichler, 37, was sentenced for her participation in sex acts with three male students. According to police, Eichler had sex with the students for a two-month period between January and March 8, 2018. The full sentence includes: 30 days in the Stark County Jail 30 half days at the […]

He had served 15 years for a crime he did not commit.   At the request of Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley, a judge has vacated the aggravated murder conviction of Ru-El Sailor after he spent more than a decade behind bars for a crime he did not commit. Sailor’s conviction, stemming from the November […]

Roof has absolutely no regrets for shooting nine people to death, and has also refused to apologize for his actions saying “I had to do it.” An admitted white supremacist was sentenced to death Tuesday for massacring nine black worshipers who’d invited him to study the Bible with them at a Charleston, S.C., church, ending […]

Gucci Mane is finally home. Sources close to the Atlanta rap veteran have confirmed to Complex that Gucci Mane has officially been released from prison after being locked up for two years. The news first broke on social media after Gucci’s longtime girlfriend Keyshia Ka’oir posted photos of her and Gucci together again on Snapchat. […]

The saga of “affluenza” teen Ethan Couch takes another turn today. After finally turning 19 earlier this week, the teen has now transferred from the juvenile system to adult courts, where he is finally facing up to the charges of violating his probation late last year by fleeing to Mexico with his mother. And on […]

The victim says Samuel H. McHenry II handcuffed and assaulted her after she was involved in a car accident he was sent to investigate.   Former Alabama state trooper Samuel H. McHenry II, who was accused of handcuffing and raping a woman, plead guilty to misdemeanor sexual misconduct, reported. But he will only serve […]

A week after the White House announced the president would commute sentences for dozens of non-violent drug offenders this summer, Barack Obama made good on the promise, freeing 46 non-violent drug offenders Monday afternoon. The move is a historic one; the president commuted more sentences at one time than any president has since Lyndon B. Johnson, […]