Crime

Anonymous tip leads to recovery of car from deadly hit-skip crash in Cleveland; driver still on the run

Cleveland police say the vehicle believed to have been used in a deadly hit-and-run crash has been located, but the suspected driver has still not been taken into custody.

Mansfield policeman shoots suspect to death after confrontation; BCI conducting investigation

  Canton man accused of beating girlfriend’s 2-year-old son, fatally striking his head on a headboard and wall

Suspected Beachwood Place shooter turns himself in after police issue attempted murder warrant

  Missing 2-year-old found dead in Minnesota; father in custody

Home invasion suspects from Florida arrested on Cleveland’s West side

Arson suspects wanted for setting mattress on fire at Walmart

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Beachwood Place Mall shooting suspect identified, still on the run

  Bullets barely miss baby, shooting causes Cleveland school to go on lockdown Thursday

Elyria man accused of sexually assaulting 5-year-old girl hauled into custody by police

  Man suffering from PTSD gets life sentence in mental hospital for deadly Solon shooting

U.S. Marshals nab escaped inmate in Cleveland Heights

Erie County car chase ends with crash at NASA Plum Brook Station

  Man on the run after Cleveland Police say he killed mother of 2 on Interstate 90

Cleveland police officers are searching for Lawrence Berry, who is accused of causing an accident that killed 38-year-old Janetta Foster, a mother of two children.

  Coaches and parents in college admissions scheme find jobs in danger

At a brief court appearance Wednesday, a judge allowed Lori Loughlin to be released on $1 million bond and travel to the area around Vancouver, Canada, to work but otherwise imposed strict travel restrictions.

‘Predator’ accused of sexually assaulting disabled child tracked down in Elyria by US Marshals

U.S. Marshals tracked down suspected child rapist Kevin Neely on Interstate 80 in Elyria on Wednesday afternoon.

Reward, arrest warrants issued for Cleveland woman, her husband who allegedly murdered 4-year-old boy

The U.S. Marshals Service and Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Office are trying to track down a man and woman who are accused of murdering a 4-year-old boy and ditching his body in a backyard in Cleveland.

  FBI, DEA strike force nets more than 20 arrest warrants for trafficking fentanyl and heroin near Euclid

  Father accused of taking AK-47 to FL school after son said teacher ‘slammed him’

  Newborn left to die in 1981 identified by DNA; mother charged in South Dakota

  Cleveland 19 investigates violent felons working for city government

  Controversy surrounding Lorain councilman deepens after latest OVI arrest

Body found in wooded area sparks investigation in Stark County

  Elderly Akron woman caught in crossfire survives gunshot to the head

“They don’t understand why I’m alive. Only God knows.”

  North Royalton officer indicted for perjury placed on unpaid leave

A police officer, accused by a grand jury of lying about a man he arrested for drunken driving, is now off the job.

79-year-old Akron woman shot in the head after getting caught in the crossfire

Elderly Akron woman shot in the head while sitting in traffic.

  More victims possibly connected to Summit County man accused of raping 7-year-old child, police say

Police in Springfield Township arrested a 48-year-old man and charged him with one count of rape involving a child.

  Cleveland mother pleads not guilty after son brings marijuana gummy bears to school

14 children were transported to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital after getting sick.

Man who allegedly threatened Google arrested in California

The YouTuber allegedly drove across the country in order to confront Google officials, telling police he’d get violent if the visit didn’t go well.

Cleveland councilman calls for parents to be charged for leaving kids in cars unattended

Cleveland Councilman Mike Polensek said he is concerned about the increase in crime involving a parent or family member leaving small children in running, unlocked cars .

  Aniya Day-Garrett’s father holds memorial on the 1-year anniversary of her murder

Mickhal Garrett said he will continue fight for justice and change for the system that let the 4-year-old down as he cradled her urn close to his chest.

  Cleveland police searching for church robbery suspect

Cleveland Police are seeking the public’s help with identifying a man that broke into the Rock Hill Baptist Church on Friday.

  North Royalton officer facing perjury charges after video of DUI arrest surfaces

Cell phone video of DUI arrest leads to perjury charge against police officer.

  Future social workers talk about challenges in the field

The murder of Aniya Day Garrett rattled Cuyahoga County, shock that remained as her mother, Sierra Day, and her mother's boyfriend, Deonte Lewis, were tried and convicted in the little girl's death. That put a spotlight on the way Cuyahoga County handled the case.

  Cleveland Police investigating fatal shooting into Parmelee Avenue home with multiple children inside

The shooting killed a 30-year-old man.

  Mentor police searching for “bold” Walmart shoplifter

The Mentor Police Department is searching for a “bold shoplifter” that walked out with a cart full of large items.

Driver indicted for deadly hit skip crash in Sheffield Township

Driver now charged in deadly hit and run accident in Sheffield Township.

  Sheffield Lake man who shot Amherst Police Officer sentenced to 55 years

Robinson spoke in length in court on Monday, but he did not apologize.

Cleveland minister wanted for making false statements and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor is the Fugitive of the Week

U.S. Marshals are offering a reward for the capture of a Cleveland minister.

  Young girl found dead inside duffel bag near California trail identified

The search for the girl’s identity began after her body was found partially concealed in a black duffel bag and dumped down an embankment.

  Man found guilty in adopted son’s murder inspired by Oscar-winning movie ‘Manchester by the Sea’

The main character in "Manchester by the Sea" learns he cannot be prosecuted for killing his children, following an accidental house fire.

South Euclid teen calls police after mom takes away cell phone for bad grades

This is the second known South Euclid teen that called police on a parent for taking away their cell phone this year.

  Cleveland police leave scene after hours-long SWAT standoff on East Side

Cleveland police and EMS are at a SWAT standoff on East 116th Street and Glenboro Drive.

Man shot multiple times in groin, found bleeding on Cleveland street

According to Cleveland Police, the brutal shooting broke out at the intersection of East 139th Street and Harvard Avenue.

North Royalton police officer and former Cleveland Browns player indicted on multiple charges

Cuyahoga County court documents show Zahursky was indicted on perjury, tampering with evidence and falsification.

Akron 4-year-old suffers gunshot wound after bullets fired into house from outside

The relative reportedly told police that they heard something that sounded rocks hitting her house at approximately 2:30 p.m.

Sheffield Lake man walks out of court after being found guilty of shooting Amherst police officer

Deliberations underway in the trial for the man accused of shooting an Amherst police officer last May.

Michigan couple accused of having sex in Kalahari hot tub

The Erie County Sheriff said a Michigan couple is facing criminal charges after being accused of having sex in a hot tub at Kalahari Resorts.

Aniya’s voice is louder than ever, and she’s telling us more battered kids are at risk (editorial)

They're out there, and they need our help.

  Cleveland police investigating 7-month-old hospitalized with BAC 3x legal limit

The Cleveland Department of Police said a 7-month-old was hospitalized after having a blood alcohol level that is 3x the legal limit for an adult to drive.

Akron drug bust leads police to 88 pounds of marijuana, $150k in cash

Officers seized 88 pounds of marijuana, $149,775 in cash, and a bank account containing an additional $35,000.

Cleveland police searching for driver of East Side hit-skip crash that killed 1 man

The Cleveland Department of Police said an approximately 50-60 year-old man was killed in a hit-skip crash on Wednesday night.

Chaos breaks out at Cleveland gas station after woman tries to steal car with 4-year-old inside

A chaotic chain of events quickly unfolded on Cleveland’s East Side Wednesday night after a woman reportedly stole a running car with a 4-year-old inside.

  Jury deliberating in Aniya Day-Garrett’s murder trial; prosecutors paint Sierra Day as ‘master manipulator,’ defense attorneys try to prove lack of evidence

After five days of testimony, the jurors and court witnesses heard closing arguments from the prosecution and defense attorneys for Sierra Day and Deonte Lewis in the trial for Aniya Day-Garrett’s murder.

Akron police looking for 3 home invasion suspects

Home invasion suspects steal cell phones, a wallet, cash and the Xbox.

Portage County deputies investigating armed bank robbery

Armed gunman on the loose after robbing a Portage County bank.

Guilty plea in Tremont double murder of a Cleveland State janitor and his girlfriend

Man avoids death penalty by pleading guilty to killing two people in Tremont last summer.

  Delivery driver shot in back after dispute over disabled parking space in Missouri

The 65-year-old suspect was arrested. Officers are due to meet with prosecutors to decide if charges will be filed.

Ashtabula County murder suicide linked to online forum, deputies say

A 60-year-old Ashtabula County woman and a 61-year-old North Ridgeville man are dead in what officials say is a possible murder suicide.

Man with fatal shotgun wound in back discovered behind abandoned home in Cleveland

Cleveland police are investigating a homicide that occurred on the city’s East side.

After worker accused of throwing toddler, Missouri daycare’s state license revoked

The daycare announced through an attorney that it will appeal the state’s decision to revoke its license. It can remain open during that process.

Search operation underway in Norwalk for body of Milan man killed in 2003

A “credible tip” has led to another search for the body of Michael Sheppard of Milan, who was shot and killed in 2003.

  Man turns himself in after driving car into Cuyahoga River, crews pull wreckage from water (video)

Cleveland Police confirm the man that drove his car into the Cuyahoga River in the Flats early Monday morning has turned himself in.

Akron men found guilty in connection with convenience store murder

The Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh announced the jury found two Akron men guilty in the murder of 59-year-old Dereke Alexander at the Baho Convenience Store on 460 West Market St. on Nov. 16, 2017.

Cleveland man confesses to robbing 5 banks, police say

Eastlake police say an accused serial bank robber was taken into custody this past weekend.

Reward offered in case involving South Euclid man who allegedly beat woman that caught him engaging in sexual acts with dog

South Euclid police and the U.S. Marshals Service are searching for a man accused of assaulting a woman who allegedly caught him forcing a dog to engage in sex acts.

Blood trail from home invasion suspect in Akron leads to arrest and conviction

Akron police follow blood trail of home invasion suspect who robbed an elderly man.

Police: 3-year-old girl, male resident shot during Akron home invasion and robbery

Police say a 3-year-old girl was shot and transported to Akron Children’s Hospital Sunday night during a home invasion robbery.

  Aurora, Ohio officer arrested after pointing gun at driver in Florida, police say

Florida troopers arrest an Aurora police officer, after he allegedly pointed a gun at another motorist during a road rage incident.

  Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association files appeal to overturn firing of officer who shot Tamir Rice

The Cleveland Police union has filed an appeal to overturn the firing of former officer Timothy Loehmann, who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice on November 22, 2014.

Akron man dead, another injured after rounds of bullets fired into the apartment from outside

Akron Police Department detectives are investigating a homicide that left one man dead and another injured.

Young woman, 21, fatally shot helping friend escape suspected domestic violence

Within a day, police arrested a 25-year-old man for allegedly shooting at his child’s mother but instead striking and killing the victim.

  California man accused of sexually assaulting 12-year-old he met on Tinder

Officers say the victim initially lied about her age on Tinder, but after eight months of communication with the suspect, she disclosed she was only 12.

  Beachwood police officers injured after carjacking suspect tries to flee officers by stealing police cruiser (video)

Beachwood police confirmed a carjacking suspect caught in the act tried to get away from officers by stealing a police cruiser, causing multiple officers to be injured in the process.

  Akron police receive several reports from drivers who say someone shot at them

A handful of people told police someone shot at them while driving down the street.

Westlake officer, K-9 injured when car slams into police cruiser responding to road rage incident

Despite the K-9 cruiser having police lights and the siren activated, it was struck by another car while officers were responding to a road rage incident.

  Lakeland Community College back in session after hoax threat closes campus

School's officially back in session at Lakeland Community College, less than 24 hours after a serious threat was made - causing students to evacuate.

  Convicted killer Shawn Grate admits to killing 2 more women

Shawn Grate admits to two more murders, says there is a fifth victim.

Aurora City Schools investigating ‘sophisticated’ financial cyber-security breach

Shortly after becoming aware they notified Aurora Police, and the FBI.

Several drivers are shot at while driving in Akron

Two people shot at while driving in Akron.

Robbery suspects escape with Michael Kors purses worth thousands of dollars from Crocker Park store

Westlake police are attempting to locate two males who were seen on surveillance video stealing purses from the Michael Kors store in Crocker Park.