Tuesday, October 22 2013 3:05 PM EDT2013-10-22 19:05:26 GMT
FBI Officials announced a press conference will be taking place in less than an hour. Authorities say the press conference is in regards to today's county indictment of Elias Acevedo, Sr. The presser,More >>
Justice for Christina Adkins and Pamela Pemberton.
A Cuyahoga County Grand Jury indicted convicted sex offender Elias Acevedo, Sr. Thursday in a 293 count indictment.More >>
Tuesday, October 22 2013 3:03 PM EDT2013-10-22 19:03:42 GMT
Elias Acevedo, Sr. Is scheduled to go on trial todayon unrelated charges of rape and kidnapping. He is also! scheduled to be arraigned on the 293 counts in connection with two cold case murders. CopyrightMore >>
The suspect accused in two cold case murders appeared in court on Monday morning.
Elias Acevedo, Sr. pleaded not guilty to 293 counts; including aggravated murder, rape, kidnapping and gross sexual imposition.
Monday, October 14 2013 6:14 PM EDT2013-10-14 22:14:39 GMT
There's an eerie connection between a man questioned about Christina Adkins and the remains found off I-490. Police say that he was also questioned about a woman found dead off I-490 back in 1994. AccordingMore >>
Sex offender on trial for a separate sexual assault is now being questioned about the remains found in the search of Christina Adkins. More >>
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -
The suspect accused in two cold case murders was in court Wednesday afternoon for a pre-trial hearing.
Elias Acevedo, Sr. is accused of aggravated murder, rape, kidnapping and gross sexual imposition.
Cuyahoga County Prosecutors say the convicted sex offender killed Pamela Pemberton in October of 1994. Her body was found near Clark Field.
Acevedo has also been linked by the FBI's Violent Crime Task Force to the disappearance of Christina Adkins. Adkins went missing in January of 1995. She was last seen on West 25th Street. She was 18-years-old and five months pregnant.
The Medical Examiner confirmed the remains found under the I-90 - I-490 interchange on October 11 were that of the pregnant teenager.
Acevedo, Sr. is currently jailed on $5M bond. His next pre-trial is set for Nov. 18. A trial date may be set at that time.
Tuesday, December 10 2013 8:55 AM EST2013-12-10 13:55:29 GMT
Around 1:30 this morning the Pascagoula fire department received a call of a fire at Gulf Coast Cold Storage Facility. Firefighters battled the blaze through the early morning and now have the fire underMore >>
Authorities say a fire broke out at about 1:30 this morning and is still burning but under control. The "Gulf Coast Cold Storage Facility" on the west bank of the port has poultry inside.Deputy fire chief Donnie Carlson tells us that no one was inside the building at the time of the fire. No word yet on a cause of the fire. WLOX will keep you updated on this story as soon as more details become available.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 6:54 AM EST2013-12-10 11:54:04 GMT
On the eve of Sheriff Mike Byrd's expected guilty plea, Supervisors at Monday's board meeting were tight lipped about his anticipated resignation and plans to replace him. More >>
Sheriff Mike Byrd could be in his final hours as the top law enforcer in Jackson County. Tuesday afternoon, Byrd is set to enter a guilty plea to a felony charge in U.S. District Court in Mobile, Alabama. After he does, the four term sheriff will have to leave office, though his attorney has said Byrd has no plans to resign. It will be up to Jackson County Supervisors to appoint an interim sheriff, but right now it's a waiting game.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 6:53 AM EST2013-12-10 11:53:00 GMT
A Waveland man is in jail charged with capital murder in the death of his daughter. The arrest of 31-year-old Oren Lewis comes four months after the little girl died from massive head trauma.More >>
A Waveland man is in jail charged with capital murder in the death of his daughter. The arrest of 31-year-old Oren Lewis comes four months after the little girl died from massive head trauma. Authorities say they have been working hard to uncover just what happened to 23-month-old Maleah Bush on the night of August 25th.More >>
Roughly three years ago, a man referred to in a federal indictment as "Visitor LF" went to Men's Central Jail to discuss his inability to visit his brother there. Instead, a Los Angeles County Sheriff's...More >>
In stories Dec. 9-10 about Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies facing criminal charges, The Associated Press, citing language in a federal indictment, erroneously identified the title of an Austrian diplomat who was...More >>