Crime

Northern Ohio man charged with 8th OVI offense

An Ohio man was arrested and charged with his eighth operating a vehicle while intoxicated offense in his lifetime after blowing nearly twice the legal limit of a chemical breath test.

Man survives gunshot to the head on Cleveland’s East Side

A man was shot in the head Friday night on Cleveland’s East Side, and is hanging on.

Crack-smoking driver calls Westlake Police after cross-state cruise to work

A caller rang Westlake Police with a surprising admission: he had smoked crack and marijuana, and wasn’t feeling well.

Ten Point Coalition deploys first volunteers in Cleveland

Tonight, Cleveland is putting into practice a new method to crack down on violence and rebuild communities, and it's one that's worked in more than 30 other communities across the country, from Indianapolis to Boston to Memphis.

Lodi dad whose baby died after being left in hot car pleads guilty

No jail time for dad whose baby died after being left in a hot car.

Marshals arrest sex offender accused of breaking into Northeast Ohio schools, stealing yearbooks

He was also arrested in June after surveillance images showed the suspect breaking into schools in Gates Mills, Hunting Valley, and Shaker Heights.

83-year-old critically injured after being struck by an alleged drunken driver

71-year-old woman tells police "I know I'll be over" before taking drunk driving breath test.

Cleveland activists launch crime fighting initiative to combat murder, gun violence

A new approach to proactive crime fighting is launching Friday in one crime ridden Cleveland neighborhood, and it’s based off a model that’s had proven success in another major Midwestern city.

Dangerous fugitive found hiding in the attic of a home on Cleveland’ East Side

Fugitive was wanted for shooting a woman in the head.

Driver assaulted by man riding bicycle

Suspect throws rock into car, hitting female driver in the mouth.

4 arrested, over 800 Oxycodone pills seized during Elyria drug bust

Franceschi was purchasing large amounts of prescription pills from suppliers in Michigan and then would distribute them to lower-level dealers, according to Elyria police. Those dealers would then sell them throughout Lorain County.

5-month-old in car during Parma police chase, crash dies from her injuries

Myah Jones was in the backseat of the car that was operated by her 31-year-old father, Robert Jones, on Monday morning.

Teen shot in face while answering door in Akron

When the teen looked out of the door to see who it was, an unknown suspect fired a shot towards the door. The boy was hit in the face by the gunshot.

Cleveland police officer fails random drug test at work

Cleveland police officer accused of being high on cocaine while on duty.

East Cleveland investigators discover 2 bodies in burning car

The bodies were inside a silver Buick LaCrosse with New York license plates.

Portage County man accused of killing 1-year-old boy

The medical examiner says a toddler died of a fractured skull.

Driver shot multiple times on I-77 in Akron

22-year-old Akron man shot multiple times on I-77.

Grieving Cleveland mother wants justice after she says son was killed over cell phone

One family continues to grieve after their loved one was shot in cold blood this past September.

75-year-old Akron dad pleads not guilty to killing son

Police said dad and son were fighting before the shooting.

13-year-old boy found safe after going missing Monday afternoon

A 13-year-old boy was declared missing Monday by his family, and Willoughby Police is spreading the word.

Cleveland Police catch suspect accused of robbing bank in Ohio City

The Cleveland Police Department said officers caught a suspect accused of robbing a bank in Ohio City on Saturday.

  2 elderly Good Samaritans fall victim to con artist’s scam

2 elderly Good Samaritans victim of scam

2 men dead in brutal daytime shooting in Cleveland; suspect detained

Two people were murdered Thursday on Cleveland’s East Side.

Police need help identifying gunmen accused of robbing Cleveland Family Dollar store

Cleveland police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying two males who are suspected of robbing a Family Dollar at gunpoint on the city’s east side.

Cleveland police release search and seizure policy proposal to abide with DOJ’s Consent Decree

The purpose for the policies is to ensure all search and seizures conducted by the officers from the Cleveland Police Department follow Constitution, federal, and state law.

Homicide detectives investigate rotting body found on Cleveland’s east side

Cleveland police say a woman’s body was discovered near a sidewalk on the city’s east side Wednesday night.

7th and final arrest made in murder of 9-year-old Saniyah Nicholson

A gunfight broke out on June 20 between Greene and six other individuals, who have all been arrested. Young Saniyah was caught in the crossfire and died from a wound to her head.

2 men indicted for crime spree that spanned through 5 Northeast Ohio counties

The 54-year-old men have been charged in connection to 15 robberies that were committed in Cuyahoga, Medina, Summit, Geauga, and Portage counties.

Driver who struck and killed Cleveland Police Officer David Fahey pleads guilty

Driver pleads guilty to the fatal hit skip accident involving Cleveland Police Officer David Fahey.

Elyria man charged with sexually assaulting family member

He admitted to the crimes during an interview with detectives, Elyria police say.

Here’s how a Cleveland councilman is responding to the Ohio City triple shooting Monday night

Ward 3 Councilman Kerry McCormack is taking swift action following a shooting in Market Square Park that sent three people to the hospital Monday night.

Shooting victim collapses in Elyria parking lot, dies at hospital

Detectives are still attempting to establish a suspect description.

2 arrests made in Ohio City triple shooting that stemmed from dispute over cellphone

Police arrived and found all three lying injured on the ground.

Akron man indicted for murdering his girlfriend and hiding her body in his basement

Akron man indicted for stabbing his girlfriend to death.

Driver faces 17 years in prison for possession of meth, handgun on Lorain County highway

A driver is facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers made a traffic stop in Lorain County.

Troopers make $91,000 drug bust in Summit County

Troopers arrest a driver and his passenger with $91,000 worth of cocaine on the Ohio Turnpike.

Driver choking on Burger King demolishes RTA bus stop in Cleveland

One of Cleveland’s RTA bus stops was smashed to smithereens Monday after a driver lost control and jumped a curb in the 5600 block of Broadway Avenue.

Police search for gunman accused of fatally shooting man in Cleveland Heights residence

Police are investigating a homicide that took place Sunday evening in Cleveland Heights' Coventry neighborhood.

Akron police search for drive-by suspect who shot towards 13-year-old girl, 2 others

Akron police are looking for a man suspected in a drive-by shooting that left one person injured, two apartments damaged, and a community shaken.

Reward money now offered for ‘armed and dangerous’ fugitive who stole car in Fairview Park

The U.S. Marshals have joined the search for a fugitive who stole a car at knifepoint in Fairview Park immediately after his release from jail.

3 children shot on Cleveland’s East Side in apparent drive-by

Cleveland Police report three children, ages 14 to 17, were shot Friday on the city’s East Side.