Ex-Cleveland dance teacher sentenced to 365 years for raping students
A former Cleveland School of the Arts teacher was sentenced to 365 years in prison for crimes he committed over a 19-year span. Terence Greene, 57, sat in a Cuyahoga County courtroom to face punishment on Thursday after he was found guilty on 16 counts of rape, 25 counts of sexual battery and 13 counts of kidnapping.
‘I really apologize’: Teen sentenced in Little Italy crime spree
A 15-year-old boy stood in a Cuyahoga County courtroom on Wednesday, awaiting his fate for a crime spree committed in December of 2021.
Woman accused of stabbing parents in North Ridgeville receiving psychiatric treatment in Columbus
A Cuyahoga County woman charged with stabbing her parents at their North Ridgeville home in December has been ordered to undergo psychiatric treatment in Columbus to help make her competent to stand trial. Emily Deese, 35, whose last known address in court records was in Strongsville, was ordered transported to...
Cuyahoga Executive Ronayne’s flip-flop: From urgent child welfare crisis to media’s ‘terrible bias’
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cuyahoga County Executive Chris Ronayne campaigned last year on a promise to fix problems in the Division of Children and Family Services, amid disturbing accusations of unsafe conditions for children and staff, often framing his calls for immediate action at events, debates and on Twitter around information reported by the media.
Be SMART: Where to get free gun locks in Ohio
A local police department plans to offer free gun safety locks to residents over the next six months.
2 East Cleveland officers plead not guilty to tampering with evidence, telecommunications fraud
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - One former East Cleveland police officer and one current East Cleveland police officer indicted on charges of tampering with evidence and telecommunications fraud for a March incident, pleaded not guilty at their arraignment in Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Thursday. Larry McDonald, 46, and Anthony...
FORECAST: Cool for June; Rain En Route!
CLEVELAND — AIR QUALITY ALERT thru Friday for Cuyahoga, Lorain, Summit, Medina, Portage, Lake, Geauga, & Ashtabula Counties. The air this week will have a very Spring-like feel as highs will be in the upper 60s to low 70s again on Friday degrees. With north/northwesterly winds persisting through Friday, more wildfire smoke is expected across the area at times. Air quality will be affected with hazy skies. Persons sensitive to pollution, those with allergies and asthma should use caution while outside this week. Winds will be shift by Friday night which will temporarily improve air quality this weekend.
Jury awards Gates Mills woman $7.6 million verdict against Cleveland Clinic over surgery
CLEVELAND, Ohio – A Cuyahoga County jury Tuesday ordered the Cleveland Clinic to pay $7.6 million to a Gates Mills woman who was paralyzed after a back surgery. The jury handed up the decision to Common Pleas Judge Emily Hagan following a two-week trial involving medical malpractice claims. In a statement, the Clinic said it respected the jury’s decision, “but we do not agree with the outcome and are evaluating our options.”
Cuyahoga Executive Ronayne’s flip-flop: From urgent child-welfare crisis to media’s ‘terrible bias’: The Wake Up for Friday, June 9, 2023
Subscribe to the Wake Up, cleveland.com’s free morning newsletter, delivered to your inbox weekdays at 5:30 a.m. When Cuyahoga County social workers announced last July that kids were sleeping at the Jane Edna Hunter office building for weeks or months at a time, assaulting staff and being sexually exploited, Chris Ronayne called the situation a crisis.
Local boards of election stressed by lack of funding in state budget for August special election
Local boards of election in Ohio are stressed following the announcement of the Senate budget, which underfunds the special election that the lawmakers created and that the boards spoke out against. Some lawmakers argue this is being done purposely to suppress voters. Counties are attempting to get ready for the Aug. 8 special election. “If […] The post Local boards of election stressed by lack of funding in state budget for August special election appeared first on Ohio Capital Journal.
FORECAST: Air Quality Alerts extended due to Canadian wildfire smoke
CLEVELAND — AIR QUALITY ALERT thru Friday for Cuyahoga, Lorain, Summit, Medina, Portage, Lake, Geauga, & Ashtabula Counties. The air this week will have a very Spring-like feel as highs struggle to reach 70 degrees Thursday and Friday with overnight lows drop quickly into the 40s each night. With northerly winds persisting through Friday, more wildfire smoke is expected across the area at times. Air quality will be affected with hazy skies. Persons sensitive to pollution, those with allergies and asthma should use caution while outside this week.
Ohio reports 1,346 new COVID-19 cases
Ohio reported 1,346 new COVID-19 cases over the last seven days, bringing the state's total number of cases to 3,452,948 according to the state's coronavirus dashboard updated June 8. Ohio has an average of 21.1 cases per 100,000 residents over two weeks, the Ohio Department of Health reported. The three-week...
When will we get relief from Canadian wildfire smoke?
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Relief from the Canadian wildfire smoke should start to arrive late Friday afternoon as a storm system from northern Canada moves into the Great Lakes region and winds start to shift, according to the National Weather Service. Northeast Ohio has been experiencing high levels of small...
Cleveland dance teacher who sexually assaulted former students receives sentence
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A Cleveland dance instructor found guilty of sexually assaulting more than a half-dozen of his former students was sentenced by Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas Judge Kevin Kelley Thursday to life in prison, with the first possibility of parole at 365 years served. In May,...
Cleveland and Cuyahoga County Unveil Plan for 'Downtown 3.0,' Aiming to Boost Population, Visitors and Amenities
A comprehensive 'Reimagining Downtown Cleveland' plan promises better retail, better public safety, and basic repairs to infrastructure
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