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Cornelius Frolik

Reporter for Cox Media Group Ohio

Latest from Cornelius Frolik

Deceased Dayton boy once claimed he was molested by school janitor
 The Dayton mother accused of shooting and killing two of her children said she did it to “save them from the evils of the world,” according to court documents. Claudena Helton’s children, Khmorra, 8, and Kaiden, 6, died Sunday at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Those court documents do not shed light on what Claudena Helton...

Posted: an hour ago

The Dayton mother accused of shooting and killing two of her children said she did it to “save them from the evils of the world,” according to court documents. Claudena Helton’s children, Khmorra, 8, and Kaiden, 6, died Sunday at Dayton Children’s Hospital. Those court documents do not shed light on what Claudena Helton...
Police: Mom admits shooting two kids, asking third to help with bodies
 Claudena Marie Helton crossed her handcuffed arms and stared in one direction Monday as a municipal court judge set her bond at $1 million during a video arraignment. The 30-year-old Dayton mother accused of shooting her 8-year-old daughter Khmorra and 6-year-old son Kaiden in the head — and asking her third child to help drag their...

Posted: 21 hours ago

Claudena Marie Helton crossed her handcuffed arms and stared in one direction Monday as a municipal court judge set her bond at $1 million during a video arraignment. The 30-year-old Dayton mother accused of shooting her 8-year-old daughter Khmorra and 6-year-old son Kaiden in the head — and asking her third child to help drag their...
Dayton mom who police say shot her children had volatile relationships
 The 30-year-old Dayton woman suspected of shooting her two young children in the head on Thursday was formally charged Friday with two counts of attempted aggravated murder and four counts of felonious assault, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office. Claudena Helton’s children, 8-year-old Khmorra and 6-year-old...

Posted: 3 days ago

The 30-year-old Dayton woman suspected of shooting her two young children in the head on Thursday was formally charged Friday with two counts of attempted aggravated murder and four counts of felonious assault, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office. Claudena Helton’s children, 8-year-old Khmorra and 6-year-old...
Dayton children shot: 911 calls illustrate chaos in aftermath
 Three 911 calls were made Thursday to dispatchers during the chaotic time after people discovered two children who had been shot at 3821 Lori Sue Ave. in Dayton. The children’s mother, Claudena Helton, 30, has been held on two counts of felonious assault. The 6-year-old boy and 8-year-old girl are still listed in critical condition...

Posted: 4 days ago

Three 911 calls were made Thursday to dispatchers during the chaotic time after people discovered two children who had been shot at 3821 Lori Sue Ave. in Dayton. The children’s mother, Claudena Helton, 30, has been held on two counts of felonious assault. The 6-year-old boy and 8-year-old girl are still listed in critical condition...
Dayton children shot in head die: What’s next for the accused mother?
 Two Dayton children shot in the head last week have  died. Eight-year-old Khmorra Helton and her  brother Kaiden Helton, 6, had been in critical condition at Dayton Children’s Hospital since the shooting Thursday morning, according to the hospital. The Dayton mother who allegedly shot her children  is scheduled to...

Posted: 4 days ago

Two Dayton children shot in the head last week have died. Eight-year-old Khmorra Helton and her brother Kaiden Helton, 6, had been in critical condition at Dayton Children’s Hospital since the shooting Thursday morning, according to the hospital. The Dayton mother who allegedly shot her children is scheduled to...
Police: Ohio mother shoots 2 children
 A Dayton, Ohio, mother has been arrested after police say she shot two of her children  -- an 8-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy -- in the head Thursday morning.  According to The Associated Press, the children are in critical condition at Dayton Children's Hospital. Another child, an 11-year-old daughter, who was at home...

Posted: 4 days ago

A Dayton, Ohio, mother has been arrested after police say she shot two of her children  -- an 8-year-old girl and a 6-year-old boy -- in the head Thursday morning.  According to The Associated Press, the children are in critical condition at Dayton Children's Hospital. Another child, an 11-year-old daughter, who was at home...
Dayton mom accused of shooting kids charged with attempted murder
 Claudena Helton has been formally charged with two counts of attempted aggravated murder and four counts of felonious assault for allegedly shooting her two children, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office. The children, Khmorra, 8, and Kaiden, 6, remained in critical condition at Dayton Children’s Hospital Friday...

Posted: 4 days ago

Claudena Helton has been formally charged with two counts of attempted aggravated murder and four counts of felonious assault for allegedly shooting her two children, according to the Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office. The children, Khmorra, 8, and Kaiden, 6, remained in critical condition at Dayton Children’s Hospital Friday...
Dayton chief after 2 kids shot in head: ‘This is one of the toughest’
 A Dayton mother allegedly shot two of her children in the head and dragged their bloody bodies outside while she was naked, according to police. Eight-year-old Khmorra Helton and her 6-year-old brother Kenden Helton were in critical condition Thursday evening, according to officials at Dayton Children’s Hospital. The children were transported...

Posted: 4 days ago

A Dayton mother allegedly shot two of her children in the head and dragged their bloody bodies outside while she was naked, according to police. Eight-year-old Khmorra Helton and her 6-year-old brother Kenden Helton were in critical condition Thursday evening, according to officials at Dayton Children’s Hospital. The children were transported...
Bond set at $1M for mom accused in fatal shooting of her children
 A Dayton woman is jailed after she allegedly shot her two children, who succumbed to their injuries and died at the hospital. Two children were shot in the head just before 10 a.m. May 18 on Lori Sue Avenue in Dayton. The children, ages 6 and 8, died as a result of their injuries
Dayton police booked the mother on attempted murder charges...

Posted: 5 days ago

A Dayton woman is jailed after she allegedly shot her two children, who succumbed to their injuries and died at the hospital. Two children were shot in the head just before 10 a.m. May 18 on Lori Sue Avenue in Dayton. The children, ages 6 and 8, died as a result of their injuries Dayton police booked the mother on attempted murder charges...
Dayton Express Cab lands airport deal as Uber, Lyft grow
 The city of Dayton has approved an agreement that gives one company the right to operate taxi service at the Dayton International Airport. The cab operator that has been in the city for 16 years will handle passenger transport out of the airport. As part of its three-year contract, Dayton Express’ fleet of cabs must be no more than...

Posted: 5 days ago

The city of Dayton has approved an agreement that gives one company the right to operate taxi service at the Dayton International Airport. The cab operator that has been in the city for 16 years will handle passenger transport out of the airport. As part of its three-year contract, Dayton Express’ fleet of cabs must be no more than...
Dayton approves new red light camera ordinance
 In a 5-0 vote, the Dayton City Commission this morning approved restarting a traffic safety program that uses cameras to catch and fine motorists who speed and run red lights.   The city stopped using traffic cameras two years ago to comply with tough new restrictions on the devices that forbid their use unless a police officer...

Posted: 13 days ago

In a 5-0 vote, the Dayton City Commission this morning approved restarting a traffic safety program that uses cameras to catch and fine motorists who speed and run red lights.   The city stopped using traffic cameras two years ago to comply with tough new restrictions on the devices that forbid their use unless a police officer...