Cuyahoga County


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Media Contacts

Ryan Miday
Director of Communications and Public Policy

Kathleen Caffrey
Public Information Officer


News from the Prosecutor’s Office

Press Releases

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Roaa Al-Dhanoon's Ex-Husband Indicted for Her Murder

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael C. O'Malley announced that a grand jury handed down a 15-count indictment for Fahad M. Saeed for the murder of his ex-wife, Roaa Al-Dhanoon. more...

Sparks Henderson to Serve Five Life Sentences

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael C. O'Malley announced that James Sparks Henderson III pleaded guilty for the murder of five persons and the attempted murder of a 9-year-old girl and 3-year-old boy. Judge John P. O'Donnell sentenced Henderson to five consecutive life terms of incarceration without the possibility of parole. more...

Guilty Verdict in Robbery-Turned-Murder

A Cuyahoga County jury found defendant Shawn Ladson guilty of twelve charges including Aggravated Murder, Murder, Aggravated Robbery, and Kidnapping stemming from an incident that left one person dead. more...

ICAC Investigation Leads to Indictment of Registered Sex Offender

The Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force received a cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on suspicion of an individual uploading child pornography.  more...

Man Gets Life for Murder of Parma Sunoco Owner

Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael C. O’Malley announced that Logan Sinclair was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole in 50 years. The defendant robbed and killed the owner of a Sunoco gas station located in Parma. more...

In The News

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New Task Force Formed to Fight Human Trafficking

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Cuyahoga County Sheriff Clifford Pinkney, Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O'Malley, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Investigations Acting Special Agent in Charge Steve Francis, and Independence Police Chief Michael Kilbane today announced the formation of a new task force that will work to fight human trafficking in Northeast Ohio.  more...

Aliza Sherman Attorney Sentenced for Lying and Inducing Panic

The disgraced divorce lawyer who lied to Aliza Sherman and Cleveland police homicide detectives before and after the Beachwood woman was stabbed to death outside his office was sentenced Tuesday to spend six months in jail. more...

After 22 Years King Sentence Vacated

A hearing was held on Wednesday morning to vacate the sentence of Evin King who has been serving a prison sentence since 1995. He has been released from custody. more...

34 Year Sentence for Gates Mills Home Invasion

Shaun Corrigan, the man charged with the January Gates Mills home invasion, was sentenced to 34 years in prison on Wednesday morning. more...

Man found guilty in Parma gas station killing

A jury has found a 21-year-old Parma man guilty of aggravated murder and more than a dozen other charges in the November 2015 killing of a gas station owner during a botched robbery. more...