East Cleveland

  The third East Cleveland murder victim is 18-year-old Shirellda Terry, a family member told NewsChannel5 on Tuesday. Three bodies were found over the weekend in the area of Shaw Avenue in East Cleveland. The suspect, 35-year-old Michael Madison, was arrested after a brief standoff Friday night. Terry was last seen at her summer job […]

  19 Action News can now confirm the identity of the second victim in the East Cleveland murders. She is Shetisha Sheeley. Her body was found inside a garage at Hayden and Shaw Avenues on Friday. 19 Action News learned her identity on Monday night, but decided not to reveal it at that time out of respect for her […]

  The family of Anglea Deskins, one of the three women found dead in East Cleveland over the weekend, describe her as a beautiful, sweet, kind hearted woman. Her sister, Catana Deskins, released the following statement: “Angela Deskins was a beautiful, sweet, kind hearted woman. She was raised in Novelty, Ohio by her father Robert […]

  East Cleveland Police Chief Ralph Spotts has publicly identified the suspect in the deaths of three women found wrapped in trash bags, and officers and volunteers have ended hours of searching without finding more bodies. Spotts says Sunday that 35-year-old registered sex offender Michael Madison is in custody and expected to be formally charged […]

  With the help of the community and a Kool-Aid stand, an 8-year-old boy who raised money to pay for his grandmother’s funeral now plans to do the same for the East Cleveland female victims found deceased over the weekend. Michael Diamond, 8, touched our hearts in June when he raised over $5,000 to cover […]

A family is making a desperate plea for help to find their missing 18-year-old daughter. Shirellda Terry was last seen Wednesday afternoon in the area of East 146th Street and St. Clair Avenue. She has short brown hair, brown eyes and weighs 170 pounds. Friends and family gathered this afternoon to get the word out […]

The East Cleveland Police Department is going into 2013 with a new round of layoffs. The department will be trimmed by 15-19 officers — or 20 percent — effective Wednesday when pink slips begin going out to those impacted. The chief said the city is working on a strategy that will allow the department to […]

  The East Cleveland Police Department will lay off 20 percent of its officers in January, according to a trusted source. It means the department will be trimmed by 15-19 officers effective Jan. 1, 2013. Further details about the layoffs will be announced next week. article courtesy of Newsnet5.com

  Local residents held another rally and vigil in East Cleveland Sunday afternoon in support of Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams. Both victims were shot to death by Cleveland Police after a high speed chase about 2 weeks ago. The chase started in Cleveland and ended in East Cleveland behind Heritage Middle School on Terrace […]

The Cleveland police chase that ended with the deaths of two people in East Cleveland took center stage at East Cleveland’s city council meeting Tuesday night. “We do want to let the police know from the city of Cleveland and Mayor Jackson and the safety director of Cleveland that we’re really upset about what has […]

The doors of the Martin Luther King Civic Center in East Cleveland were supposed to open at 4 p.m. Tuesday for needy families to pick up food for Thanksgiving and coats for their children. But by 2 p.m., 200 people were already lined up outside. The coat drive was organized by members of the East […]