41-year-old woman found dead near Cleveland’s Kinsman neighborhood

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Cleveland police discovered the dead body of a 41-year-old woman Thursday afternoon near the city’s Kinsman neighborhood. Her cause of death is currently unknown, according to an email from police. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner will determine the cause, police said. The victim was found by...
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Ohio violent fugitive task force arrests 3 people in Cleveland in 1 day

(Joe Raedle/Getty Images) (CLEVELAND) A U.S. Marshals task force arrested three men in Cleveland throughout the day Thursday on various violent charges. According to, members of the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force first arrested Anthony Billups on Thursday morning for raping a 12-year-old child. The Marshals said that they found Billups, 43, living at an apartment on the 7800 block of Woodland Avenue in Cleveland's Kinsman neighborhood.
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Man arrested in connection with Elyria murder

The Elyria Police Department has arrested a man in connection with the shooting death of Caree Cannon at Bailey's Bar & Grille in Elyria on Wednesday. Ronald Johnson, 20, of Elyria was charged with complicity-murder. He is being held at Lorain County Jail pending his appearance in court. According to...

MetroHealth employee convicted of bringing drugs into the Cuyahoga County Jail

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 43-year-old MetroHealth Medical Center medical assistant pleaded guilty to bringing drugs into the Cuyahoga County Jail. Tamika Hardy pleaded guilty to the charges of attempted prohibition of conveyance of certain items and trafficking and was sentenced to two years probation. If she violates probation, she...

Man fatally shot while working on dirt bike, Cleveland police say

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 28-year-old man died Thursday evening after a shooting in Cleveland’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood. Officers found the victim on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head, according to an email from police. It happened around 6:20 p.m. at an abandoned house in the 3500...
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Elyria police seek public’s help in shooting investigation

Elyria police say they are continuing to investigate the July 28 shooting that left a man dead. Caree W. Cannon, 24, of Elyria, was shot multiple times and later died of the wounds, according to police. “We are committed to keeping Elyria and all our residents safe and we need...
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Ohio man could face death penalty in beating death of his son

CLEVELAND — An Ohio man who called 911 to say he was hearing voices and had struck his 5-year-old son with a baseball bat has been indicted on a new aggravated murder charge that could lead to a death sentence if convicted. Matthew Ponomarenko, 32, of Parma, was indicted by...
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Man suffers fatal gunshot wound to the head in Cleveland’s Mt. Pleasant neighborhood

CLEVELAND, Ohio — No arrests have been made after a man was shot and killed Thursday in the city’s Mt. Pleasant neighborhood. Cleveland police received a report about 6:20 p.m. someone fired shots striking a man in the 3500 block of 146th Street near Kinsman Road. Police went to the address and discovered a 28-year-old man down on the sidewalk with a gunshot to the head, Cleveland police spokeswoman, Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia said.