Chardon: Moving Forward

Ohio AG DeWine on TJ Lane, threats against Steubenville victim

7:00 PM, Mar 21, 2013

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's thoughts on TJ Lane shirt/comment; threats against Steubenville victim

Photo shows TJ Lane as he begins life prison sentence

1:05 PM, Mar 21, 2013

The Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections has posted the prison booking photo of T.J. Lane on its departmental web site.

Chardon killer Lane moved from Geauga jail to Lorain

5:52 PM, Mar 20, 2013

TJ Lane has been moved from the Geauga County Jail to the Lorain Correctional Institution in Grafton for now.

Chardon School District issues statement on Lane sentencing

12:21 PM, Mar 20, 2013

The Chardon Local School District has issued a brief statement following the sentencing of T.J. Lane for  a shooting at the high school in 2012.

TJ Lane flips off courtroom; what he said to victims' families

11:08 PM, Mar 19, 2013

T.J. Lane showed nothing but contempt for the families of his victims during the sentencing hearing in the Chardon High School shootings.

TJ Lane's sister gives condolences to victims families

11:04 PM, Mar 19, 2013

T.J. Lane's family made a brief statement after the sentencing hearing outside the courtroom.

Investigator: Court didn't notice TJ Lane's 'KILLER' shirt

10:52 PM, Mar 19, 2013

A statement released on behalf of judge says court was 'unaware' of the shirt and would have ordered proper attire if they noticed.

Blog: Remember Chardon victims, forget the killer

8:45 PM, Mar 19, 2013

The face of evil changes as decades go by but the latest face of evil is that of convicted Chardon shooter T.J. Lane

Chardon survivor on Lane's words: 'Shocking and unreal'

6:46 PM, Mar 19, 2013

Shocking and unreal. Those are the reactions from Chardon shooting survivor Nick Walczak and his mother Holly

Former judge discusses TJ Lane @7

6:40 PM, Mar 19, 2013

We are joined @7 by Mary Jane Trapp, attorney with Thrasher, Dinsmore and Dolan and a former appellate judge.

Analyzing the mental state of TJ Lane

6:37 PM, Mar 19, 2013

Dr. Mary Myers of the University of Akron joins us in discussing TJ Lane

TJ Lane given 3 life sentences in Chardon shooting

4:56 PM, Mar 19, 2013

The teenager who killed three students at Chardon High School last year has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Chardon: Victims' families express hatred for TJ Lane

4:07 PM, Mar 19, 2013

Daniel Parmertor's mother called the admitted Chardon High School killer a 'vile coward' and wished him a slow, painful death.

Photos: TJ Lane's sentencing hearing

3:11 PM, Mar 19, 2013

March 19, 2013: Pictures from T.J. Lane's sentencing hearing in which he graphically addressed the Chardon shooting victims' families.

TJ Lane's courtroom behavior stirs up social media storm

12:07 PM, Mar 19, 2013

Shortly after his sentencing hearing, #tjlane became the nation's top trending item on Twitter with #chardon at number three.

TJ Lane wears T-shirt with 'killer' on it at sentencing

11:32 AM, Mar 19, 2013

T.J. Lane made clear from the outset of his sentencing hearing that he had little remorse for his crimes.

Chardon: TJ Lane surrendering at his sentencing

10:53 PM, Mar 18, 2013

A unique perspective on the Chardon High School shooting as confessed gunman TJ Lane is expected to be sentenced Tuesday

Chardon friends remember lost classmates

11:59 PM, Feb 27, 2013

Three survivors of the Chardon High School shooting reflect on what they've learned.

Chardon: Nick Walczak 1 year later

11:57 PM, Feb 27, 2013

The survivor with the most visible wounds of last year's shooting reflects.

Chardon: Social media lights up with support

8:06 PM, Feb 27, 2013

While thousands showed their support in person today to the Chardon community, even more of you went online.

Chardon one year later: Community turns to churches while healing

8:05 PM, Feb 27, 2013

In a one-on-one interview, Channel 3 News Anchor Robin Swoboda sits down with Pastor Bill Mullet

Channel 3 Exclusive: Parmertor parents remember son Danny

7:09 PM, Feb 27, 2013

It's been one year since Dina and Bob Parmertor's 16-year-old son, Danny, was shot and killed at Chardon High School.

Chardon: Parents of shooting victims sue TJ Lane

6:42 PM, Feb 27, 2013

On the one-year anniversary of their child's death, the parents of the three students fatally shot at Chardon High School filed suit today against the gunman, T.J. Lane, and his family.

Chardon teacher reflects on year since shooting

3:58 PM, Feb 27, 2013

Teacher reflects on year since shooting.

Chardon: Memorial walk pays tribute to fallen classmates

2:52 PM, Feb 27, 2013

A memorial walk has been held in Chardon to mark 1-year since a shooting claimed the lives of three students and left three others injured.

Monica Robins looks back at Chardon

1:50 PM, Feb 27, 2013

Senior Health Correspondent Monica Robins reflects on February 27, 2012.

Photos: Remembering Daniel Parmertor

9:14 AM, Feb 27, 2013

16-year-old Daniel Parmertor was laid to rest March 3 at All Souls Cemetery in Chardon. He was one of three students killed when shots were fired at Chardon High School on Monday, Feb. 27. Daniel's family shares these photos from his life.

Photos: Honoring Demetrius Hewlin

9:13 AM, Feb 27, 2013

Demetrius Hewlin was laid to rest on Tuesday, March 6. He is one of three teens killed at Chardon High School in the deadly shootings on Monday, Feb. 27. Photos: WKYC-TV.

Chardon one year later: Morning anchors meet mother who called station

9:13 AM, Feb 27, 2013

In the moments after Channel 3 News morning show anchors broke the news, a mother of a student called the station looking for information.

Photos: Chardon Commemorative Concert

9:06 AM, Feb 27, 2013

Chardon High School Commemorative Concert at The Church of St. Mary, February 26, 2013. Photos Courtesy of Jim Pastor.

Chardon: Special project unites community, brings comfort

7:02 AM, Feb 27, 2013

A special national nonprofit called Project Linus brings comfort and unity to a Chardon community that continues to heal.

Chris Tye, Erin Kennedy reflect on Chardon at 1-year mark

4:36 AM, Feb 27, 2013

We had just wrapped up the 7:25 a.m. "cut-in" for The Today Show when it got loud. Really, really loud.

Chardon 1 Year Later: Reflections of a reporter

4:19 AM, Feb 27, 2013

I vividly remember that morning of February 27, 2012.

Chardon: Community concert at St. Mary Church

11:52 PM, Feb 26, 2013

 The entire Chardon community came together Tuesday night to remember the events that happened one year ago Wednesday.

Events as Chardon marks 1-year since shooting

10:49 PM, Feb 26, 2013

Memorial walk, concert among the events planned to mark the first year after the Feb. 27 Chardon High School shootings

Chardon: Community preparing to mark one year

8:26 PM, Feb 26, 2013

Chardon community and school leaders are preparing for a difficult week.

Chardon: Survivors plan to visit graves of their friends

8:01 PM, Feb 26, 2013

TJ Lane's plea takes just a bit of salt out of the wound but Chardon still needs time to heal.

Chardon: School counselors remember the day

7:13 PM, Feb 26, 2013

When this horrible event happened, counselors converged on Chardon High School to help them cope with the unthinkable

Chardon: Nick Walczak waited a year for justice

7:10 PM, Feb 26, 2013

Nick Walczak is pleased TJ Lane admitted his guilt for paralyzing him

Chardon: How the TJ Lane deal was done

7:07 PM, Feb 26, 2013

It's a deal that took nearly a full year to complete but on Tuesday, TJ Lane admitted that he is guilty of murder.

Prosecutor: Families support Lane's plea agreement

2:53 PM, Feb 26, 2013

Prosecutors say the families of the victims in the Chardon High School shooting are 100 percent in support of T.J. Lane's plea agreement.

TJ Lane pleads guilty in Chardon school shooting

2:52 PM, Feb 26, 2013

T.J. Lane pleads guilty to six charges.

Attorney: Guilty plea was TJ Lane's decision

2:52 PM, Feb 26, 2013

The attorney representing the teen accused in the Chardon High School shooting says the decision to plead guilty was "T.J.'s and T.J.'s alone."

Chardon: TJ Lane could spend rest of life in prison

1:21 PM, Feb 26, 2013

Now that T.J. Lane has pleaded guilty to all charges in the Chardon shooting, it will be up to a judge to decide how long the 18-year-old should spend in prison for his crimes.

Photos: TJ Lane pleads guilty in Chardon shootings

12:51 PM, Feb 26, 2013

T.J. Lane pled guilty on Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013 to charges connected to the Chardon High School shootings. One of those shot, Nick Walczak, was present in the courtroom.

Viewers react to T.J. Lane's guilty pleas

12:42 PM, Feb 26, 2013

Social media has been filled with commentary as T.J. Lane entered guilty pleas in the Chardon High School shootings.

TJ Lane to plead in Chardon school shooting

8:46 AM, Feb 26, 2013

It has been confirmed that the accused teenage gunman intends to plead guilty at a hearing on Tuesday

Chardon one year later: Danny Parmertor Memorial Fund

1:58 PM, Feb 25, 2013

Danny Parmertor was one of three Chardon High School students shot and killed last February 27th.

Chardon administrators honored during State of the State

8:57 PM, Feb 19, 2013

Chardon staff and administrators receive Governor's Courage Award.

Atty: Negotiations for plea deal in TJ Lane case underway

11:52 PM, Feb 15, 2013

Attorney Ian Friedman says negotiations are underway for TJ Lane to plead guilty in Chardon High School shooting case

Chardon: Prosecutor wants info on TJ Lane's 'fantasies'

2:40 PM, Feb 12, 2013

Geauga County assistant prosecutor wants more information from doctor about TJ Lane's "fantasies"

Chardon: Hearing for new TJ Lane trial date set

1:02 PM, Feb 4, 2013

Hearing to be held 9:30 a.m. Feb. 26 to set new trial date for suspected Chardon school shooter TJ Lane

Chardon: Judge details rules for school shooting trial

12:55 PM, Jan 28, 2013

 A judge has outlined arrangements for the aggravated murder trial of an 18-year-old charged in the high school shooting deaths of three students.

Chardon: Hearing set to determine trial date for TJ Lane

1:24 PM, Jan 15, 2013

A hearing has been set for Jan. 30 to determine a new trial date for T.J. Lane.

Chardon: Judge grants delay in TJ Lane trial

6:46 PM, Jan 7, 2013

A judge has agreed to delay next week's scheduled trial in the Chardon High School shootings.

Chardon: Defense seeking to move T.J. Lane's trial

5:40 PM, Jan 2, 2013

Judge David Fuhry has indicated he wants to wait and see if an unbiased jury can be selected in Chardon.

Defense in Chardon school shootings challenges law

5:02 PM, Dec 31, 2012

Attorneys for a teenager charged in the school shooting deaths of three students are challenging Ohio's law on insanity defense

Judge: Relatives' conversations in T.J. Lane case admissible

3:53 PM, Dec 28, 2012

A motion to suppress conversations held by T.J. Lane's relatives in a police interrogation room have been denied.

TJ Lane's relatives testify

4:24 PM, Dec 19, 2012

The relatives testified they were unaware of taped surveillance of their conversations in a police interrogation room.

Dispute over talk in Chardon school shooting trial

4:00 PM, Dec 16, 2012

The attorney for T.J Lane wants comments made by his family kept out of his trial

Exclusive: Chardon shooting survivors on TJ Lane's upcoming trial

12:52 AM, Dec 14, 2012

This is a story of hope and perspective from two boys who survived the Chardon school shooting.

Blog: How much pain can Chardon endure?

11:09 PM, Dec 13, 2012

Chardon residents have endured so much grief in the loss of teens' lives the past 10 months yet they move forward

Judge denies TJ Lane's motion to suppress statements

2:34 PM, Dec 11, 2012

A judge has ruled that statements made by T.J. Lane to law enforcement officers will be admitted during his upcoming trial.

Chardon: Nick Walczak was in court with Chardon shooter

8:35 AM, Dec 9, 2012

Jury selection is now underway at the trial of TJ Lane.

Attorneys ask judge to throw out TJ Lane's statement

7:10 PM, Dec 6, 2012

Attorneys for TJ Lane are asking a judge to throw out the statement the teen made to authorities following the Chardon High School shootings.

Brother of Chardon shooter found dead Saturday

9:34 AM, Nov 19, 2012

The half-brother of accused Chardon High School shooter T.J. Lane was found dead Saturday.

Linus Project: Chardon High School students give back

9:32 AM, Nov 8, 2012

Out of the tragedy of the Chardon High School shooting came strength and solidarity in an unusual form -- blankets.

Court: TJ Lane trial delayed until January 2013

10:00 AM, Oct 22, 2012

Geauga County Judge David Fuhry has delayed the trial of T.J. Lane until January 2013.

Accused Chardon school shooter TJ Lane wants trial delayed

12:29 PM, Oct 19, 2012

Prosecutor's office opposes alleged Chardon shooter TJ Lane's motion to delay his November 26 trial 

Suicide attempts worry Chardon school officials

9:36 AM, Oct 18, 2012

Seven suicide attempts by students at the same Ohio high school where a mass shooting occurred in February have officials concerned.

Attorneys want alleged Chardon shooter's 'confession' thrown out

6:49 PM, Oct 17, 2012

Attorneys for TJ Lane want recorded phone conversations with his family and an alleged confession thrown out

Judge sets November trial date for TJ Lane

4:11 PM, Oct 3, 2012

A November 26 trial date has been set in the Chardon High School shootings.

TJ Lane pleads not guilty by reason of insanity

6:09 PM, Oct 1, 2012

Lawyer enters a not guilty by reason of insanity  plea for TJ Lane in Chardon High School shootings.

Attorneys for T.J. Lane ask for mental experts to visit

1:37 PM, Sep 27, 2012

Attorneys for accused Chardon shooter T.J. Lane ask court to have mental health experts visit him in jail

Sheriff: T.J. Lane moved to Geauga County jail

12:45 PM, Sep 24, 2012

Geauga County Sheriff says alleged Chardon school shooter T.J. Lane was moved to the Geauga County Safety Center Monday

Jury for Chardon school shooting suspect may be local

8:47 AM, Sep 19, 2012

A court is holding off on a request to relocate T.J. Lane's trial.

TJ Lane to be moved to Geauga County Safety Center

1:55 PM, Sep 12, 2012

Teen held in Chardon High School shootings to be transferred from juvenile facility to adult jail.

Chardon shooting victim, Nick Walczak, gets new mobility car

11:30 AM, Aug 30, 2012

Chardon Healing Fund pays for new car for Nick Walczak.

Chardon: Chardon High shooting survivor returns to school

7:28 PM, Aug 23, 2012

Only two victims survived the Chardon High School shootings in February and one went back to school today

Chardon: T.J. Lane hearing postponed

11:51 AM, Aug 20, 2012

Suspected Chardon High shooter T.J. Lane granted more time to determine whether he'll change his plea to not guilty by reason of insanity

Chardon: T.J. Lane attorneys ask to move trial from county

2:47 PM, Aug 17, 2012

Attorneys for suspected Chardon gunman T.J. Lane asking the court to move the trial out of Geauga County

Chardon/Colorado connection: A shared pain

6:21 PM, Jul 20, 2012

The Colorado movie theater shootings are deeply felt in Chardon

Chardon Schools win grant for security guard

4:04 PM, Jul 6, 2012

A federal grant for more than $56,000 will be given to Chardon Local Schools to hire a security guard, among other positions.

Investigator: Mysterious individual coming to T.J. Lane's aid

6:17 PM, Jun 26, 2012

Geauga County Prosecutor David Joyce promises victims' families that an anonymous donor in Los Angeles will not be able to free Lane by posting the $1 million bond.

Chardon: Trial of TJ Lane for now set for Aug. 14

5:02 PM, Jun 12, 2012

The trial of TJ Lane for the Chardon High School killings is now scheduled for Aug. 14

Chardon: TJ Lane pleads not guilty; $1M bond

6:14 PM, Jun 8, 2012

A judge set bond at $1 million for T.J. Lane, the teenager accused in the Chardon High School shootings.

Grand Jury indicts TJ Lane in Chardon High School shootings

11:22 AM, Jun 5, 2012

 Geauga County Grand Jury has indicted T.J. Lane in the Chardon High School shootings.

Wrestler has message of strength for Chardon graduates

12:51 PM, Jun 2, 2012

Lee Kemp was chosen as commencement speaker for the 2012 Chardon graduation.  He hopes to inspire students to overcome tragedy.

Chardon: Students' spiritual farewell to high school

10:48 PM, Jun 1, 2012

Some Chardon High School Seniors put the cap and gown on a day early for the Baccalaureate Service at Chardon UMC.

Nick Walczak inspires "Team Nick"

6:41 PM, Jun 1, 2012

Update on Chardon High School shooting survivor.

Teen to be tried as adult in Chardon school shooting

5:44 PM, May 24, 2012

A judge has ruled T.J. Lane will be tried as an adult in the Chardon High School shootings.

Photos: Judge rules TJ Lane to be tried as adult

4:45 PM, May 24, 2012

T.J. Lane, the 17-year-old Chardon High School murder suspect, was back in court on May 24 when a judge ruled he will be tried as an adult.

Chardon: Seniors create moving tribute

10:41 PM, May 23, 2012

Chardon seniors create a moving tribute to their school.

'Chardon Healing Fund' to continue indefinitely

12:28 PM, May 18, 2012

Chardon Healing Fund continues to prepare for what experts have predicted will be long road to recovery for students, families and community

Recovery fund helps Chardon school shooting victim

10:09 AM, May 16, 2012

About $787,000 has been donated to a recovery fund created after a northeast Ohio high school shooting that killed three students and seriously injured two more in February.

Judge rules teen in Chardon shooting competent

5:26 PM, May 2, 2012

Chardon Judge Grendell says 17-year-old boy T J Lane is mentally competent to stand trial

Chardon: Donations allow families to focus on healing

11:07 PM, Apr 27, 2012

100 percent of the Chardon Healing Fund goes back to the community

Chardon: Community 'walk-through' at high school

7:20 PM, Apr 22, 2012

School officials opened the doors of high school Sunday afternoon so residents and parents could walk the hallways

Love for Chardon fundraiser this Saturday

4:23 PM, Apr 20, 2012

The Blind Pig on W. 6th Street, is holding the event from 4-9 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $20 per person.

Chardon shooting survivor Nick Walczak goes home

6:33 PM, Apr 12, 2012

After spending seven weeks in the hospital, Nick Walczak returns home to Chardon


Chardon: Help win vehicle for school shooting survivor

7:19 PM, Apr 11, 2012

It was six weeks ago today that three students were killed in a mass shooting at Chardon High School.

Online contest to win mobility van for Chardon shooting survivor

8:24 AM, Apr 11, 2012

M.C. Mobility contest that will award a 2012 custom wheelchair accessible vehicle, vote for Chardon's Nick Walczak

Chardon: Hearing held for alleged Chardon school shooter

5:35 PM, Apr 9, 2012

Hearing Monday afternoon for alleged Chardon High School shooter TJ Lane.

Loud noises bring memories of Chardon school shooting

10:11 AM, Apr 6, 2012

Classmates react when balloon pops during welcome back to student injured in Chardon shooting in February

Chardon: School district superintendent staying longer

4:30 PM, Mar 30, 2012

Chardon school district superintendent who resigned will be staying theough the rest of 2012

Police: Teen beaten at Chardon remembrance

4:04 PM, Mar 30, 2012

One man is hospitalized and four jailed in his beating following a gathering to remember a friend killed in the Chardon shootings.

Exclusive Interview: Chardon school shooting victim Nick Walczak

11:59 AM, Mar 30, 2012

A Channel 3 Exclusive: He was shot and left to die during the Chardon High School shootings last month

State lawmakers to honor Chardon shooting responders

6:09 AM, Mar 28, 2012

The state legislature plans to honor first responders from the Chardon High School shooting.

Competency hearing ordered for teen in Chardon shootings

3:54 PM, Mar 27, 2012

A competency hearing has been scheduled for the teenager charged in connection with the Feb. 27 shootings at Chardon High School.

$600,000 raised after Chardon school shooting

8:05 AM, Mar 20, 2012

Two groups that spearheaded efforts to raise funds for victims of a school shooting in northeast Ohio have collected about $600,000 in donations in the three weeks since the tragedy.

Local chefs serve up their masterpieces for a good cause

10:43 PM, Mar 19, 2012

Not only do Cleveland area chefs serve up the best food, but they have the biggest hearts

Geauga County: Judge won't release shooting suspect records

6:52 PM, Mar 19, 2012

Grendell won't allow media access to county social services agency records for T.J. Lane

Fire depts, sheriff hold benefit for Chardon shooting victims

3:48 PM, Mar 19, 2012

Five fire departments, Portage County Sherriff's Office, Southeast Local Schools hold benefit Saturday for Chardon victims 

Chardon school shooting suspect had troubled family

11:46 AM, Mar 15, 2012

 Newly released court records underscore the troubled family life of a 17-year-old  boy charged in a school shooting rampage that killed three students.

Chardon High School wins 2012 Rock Your Prom

5:56 PM, Mar 13, 2012

With strong support from thousands of people, Chardon High School has won the KISS FM contest with more than 70 percent of the votes.

Cleveland: Musician writes song for Chardon

6:49 PM, Mar 12, 2012

Local musician writes a song for Chardon.

Local chefs plan to help shooting victims' families

4:16 PM, Mar 11, 2012

Chefs will use their culinary skills to help families of the victims of a high school shooting

Police warn Chardon parents of social media messages

11:10 AM, Mar 9, 2012

Police are warning parents in Chardon to beware of social media messages sent to their kids about the deadly shooting at their high school.

Project Linus helps Chardon High School students

4:24 AM, Mar 9, 2012

More than 800 blankets will make their way from Solon to Chardon High School Friday morning.

Coping with tragedy: Signs of trauma

11:53 PM, Mar 8, 2012

The community of Chardon continues to reach out to anyone who needs help.

Chardon: Funeral services held for Russell King Jr.

6:59 PM, Mar 8, 2012

Funeral services held for Russell King Jr.

Project Linus reaches out to Chardon students

2:06 PM, Mar 8, 2012

A local organization distributes quilts to Chardon students.

Judge: Chardon shooting case may go to adult court

8:40 PM, Mar 6, 2012

17-year-old T.J. Lane, the suspect charged in last week's deadly shootings at Chardon High School, was back in court.

Chardon: Demetrius Hewlin laid to rest

7:39 PM, Mar 6, 2012

Chardon gathered in sadness Tuesday as Demetrius Hewlin was laid to rest.

Photos: Chardon suspect court hearing March 6

4:15 PM, Mar 6, 2012

Photos of T.J. Lane's court hearing on Tuesday, March 6. Lane, 17, is being held on several charges connected to the deadly shootings at Chardon High School, including three counts of aggravated murder.

Chardon: Mourners pay respects to Demetrius Hewlin

6:48 AM, Mar 6, 2012

Funeral services will be held next week for Demetrius Hewlin.

Chardon tragedy renews call for peace, non-violence

3:24 PM, Mar 5, 2012

Northeast Ohioans are being urged to take a pledge of peace and non-violence in the wake of the Chardon shootings

Chardon shooting survivor moved to rehabilitation center

11:18 AM, Mar 5, 2012

A teen who survived the Chardon High School shooting has been transferred to a rehabilitation center in Cleveland to continue his recovery.

Chardon: Leave condolences for victims' families

11:09 AM, Mar 5, 2012

The lives of three teenage boys were cut tragically short on the morning of February 27 when a gunman opened fire at Chardon High School.

Blog: Chardon community will heal with time

7:52 PM, Mar 4, 2012

It's only been a week since the shootings at Chardon High School and already the healing has begun

Chardon: Dealing with pain and a new reality

10:42 PM, Mar 3, 2012

Just twelve hours after Daniel Parmertor was laid to rest, Geauga County residents continue to cope.

Photos: Showing support for Chardon

7:30 PM, Mar 3, 2012

In response to the deadly shootings at Chardon High School on Monday, Feb. 27, many people have been taking amazing group photos to show their support for the community. Here's a look at some of these viewer images.

Photos: Community comes out to support Parmertor family

3:03 PM, Mar 3, 2012

Hundreds of members of the Chardon community gather to support the Parmertor family on the day of their son, Daniel's, funeral.