Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:43 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:43:53 GMT
Senior Obama administration officials say the U.S. military launched a secret mission earlier this summer to rescue a number of Americans held captive by militants in Syria but failed to find them.Full Story >
President Barack Obama sent special operations troops to Syria this summer on a secret mission to rescue American hostages, including journalist James Foley, held by Islamic State extremists, but they did not find them,...Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:38 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:38:57 GMT
A car smashed into the side of a hearse during a funeral procession Wednesday, knocking it on its side. The crash happened early Wednesday afternoon in Colerain Township. A funeral procession was headedFull Story >
A car smashed into the side of a hearse during a funeral procession Wednesday, knocking it on its side.Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 11:10 PM EDT2014-08-21 03:10:46 GMT
The man at the center of what's been called one of the largest ponzi schemes in Ohio's history is asking for a shorter prison sentence. In January, Glen Galemmo admitted publicly for the first time thatFull Story >
The man at the center of what's been called one of the largest ponzi schemes in Ohio's history is asking for a shorter prison sentence. Full Story >
A man is facing charges for an assault downtown just moments after getting out of jail on another case. A Cleveland judge says this case puts a spotlight on a larger problem.
Last week, Jerome Hickman went to Cleveland Municipal Court on a disorderly conduct charge from 2010. He'd been wanted since then. The court says he acted up in a holding cell, too. Yet from there he went right back on the streets. Investigators say he then immediately sucker punched a court official.
Hickman went before Judge Pauline Tarver. His punishment turned out to be credit for his short time in jail waiting for his court hearing after he finally got caught, credit for 3 days.
Again, moments later, Cuyahoga County Sheriff's deputies, arrested Hickman for an assault outside the justice center. We're told deputies couldn't even take a mug shot since Hickman was difficult with them.
Judge Tarver says this case highlights the problem of getting mental health treatment to people like Jerome Hickman. The judge wanted to give him more time, but the case was a minor misdemeanor. The maximum penalty was 3 days or a $150 fine.
The judge tells 19 action news, she couldn't order mental health treatment. She said, "people facing minor misdemeanors often fall through the cracks."
Hickman is now being held in the county jail facing felony charges. This time, it may not be so easy to get back on the streets. It also may not be quite as hard to get him help.
Wednesday, August 20 2014 1:35 PM EDT2014-08-20 17:35:47 GMT
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. She became a Florence Police officer in February 2012. Last year, she welcomed her first daughter and a few months later became pregnant with her firstFull Story >
Lyndi Trischler has a passion for police work. That's why she became a Florence Police officer in 2012. Now, she says, she is forced to choose between her job and her family.Full Story >
Wednesday, August 20 2014 3:39 PM EDT2014-08-20 19:39:03 GMT
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison. Hamilton Prosecutor Joseph Deters announced the indictment of Blake Seylhouwer WednesdayFull Story >
The Madeira man who shot at his wife at their home in Madeira earlier this month could get up to 11 years in prison.Full Story >
You may be a hot mess after reading some of these cray new words added to the Oxford Online Dictionary. While some of the new words are pretty amazeballs, others have us scratching our heads. Britain'sFull Story >
Britain's Oxford University Press announced on Thursday that they will be adding new words to its online Oxford Dictionary to reflect new language trends.Full Story >