Woman Murdered on City's East Side, Cold Front Coming, Foreclosures Suspended

East 69th and Euclid Avenue
East 69th and Euclid Avenue

A 31-year-old woman was fatally stabbed on Cleveland's east side early Tuesday morning. Homicide detectives were called to an apartment building at East 69th and Euclid around 4:20 a.m. The female victim was found lying on the first floor landing of the complex. She was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS. The preliminary investigation reveals that the victim suffered multiple stab wounds. The victim has yet to be identified pending family notification.  A 52-year-old man was arrested on scene.

Windy and warm this morning out ahead of a cold front that will swing through this evening. Expect the rain to arrive midday with heavier downpours into this afternoon. We'll dry things out by midnight, but the cold air will remain behind the front. Any lake effect will be east of Ohio on Wednesday with the wind shifting clearing out the clouds on Thursday. Expect warmer temperatures Friday, but rain will arrive along a stalled out front with showers lingering into the weekend.

TODAY: Windy and warm with rain arriving late this morning. High: 65 dropping to the mid 50s late this afternoon. Wind: S to NW at 10-20 mph

TONIGHT: Rain ending. Colder. Low: 37 Wind: W at 5-15 mph.

WEDNESDAY: Mostly cloudy and colder. High: 37

Mortgage giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are giving the gift of relief to homeowners facing foreclosures this Christmas. The two financial institutions have decided to halt bank repossessions starting in mid-December. Evictions are expected to resume. Jan. 2, 2013. An executive with Fannie Maw's credit portfolio department said the company wants to relieve some stress during the holiday season. Bank of America will also put a halt to foreclosures and evictions during the holiday season. The reprieve is separate from the eviction freeze for Sandy victims in the Northeast, which will continue through February.

Julia Tullos, WOIO Assignment Manager