Child exploitation arrests rise in Cleveland as federal agents crack down on predators

  Security guard gunned down in Cleveland after witnessing shooting; police searching for killer

  Brook Park woman says dog was stolen out of her car at Ohio City Deli

  1.7 magnitude earthquake reported near Willowick

  Cleveland APL Pet of the Week: Lively Gracie will keep you active this winter

  Ohio group says public is being denied right to vote on controversial LGBTQ law

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Cleveland native Ted Ginn Jr. shows young fan how to stand for the national anthem before NFL game (video)

  Woof! Cuyahoga County warning of fake website trying to get you to license your dog

  Woman struck, infants unharmed by shots fired into Cleveland Heights home day care

$1 million bond for 2 suspects charged in deadly stabbing of Sandusky-area Golden Corral worker

Jackson Township police asking for witnesses in fatal crash

  Flu report: Your coworker’s gross habits are getting you sick

Police search for missing teenage girl from Elyria

Police are asking for the public to help locate a 16-year-old girl who was reported missing in the Elyria area.

$1 million bond for man accused of killing a Vietnam Veteran in Maple Heights

73-year-old Vietnam Veteran died protecting several women, police say.

Kent State University to host sensory-friendly basketball experience for fans with special needs

Kent State University will host a sensory-friendly basketball game in hopes of being inclusive for those with special needs.

Cedar Point to unveil 150th anniversary plans on Wednesday

“America’s Roller Coast” will celebrate its 150th anniversary in the 2020 season.

  A Taste of Black Cleveland: Restaurant Week 2019 showcasing Cleveland’s diverse eateries

Ashland teacher pleads guilty to voyeruism

  Akron man indicted for murder of live-in girlfriend

Last full moon of the decade to peak at 12:12 on 12/12

Murder warrant issued for man connected to death of Cleveland nightclub security guard

  Wooster baby stricken with meningitis is fighting for his life; parents have a warning for others

  Streetsboro man claims he was put on unpaid leave by Walmart because he’s in a wheelchair

For five years Bob Caetta, who is in a wheelchair, worked as a host at the Streetsboro Walmart.

Woman shot in Cleveland Heights sparks police investigation

Cleveland Heights Police are investigating after gunfire broke out Monday evening on Hartwood Road.

Violent weekend in Cleveland continues with 7 shootings, 1 stabbing and an aggravated robbery overnight and into early Sunday morning

Cleveland Police confirmed the violent weekend in Cleveland has continued. There were four shootings, plus an aggravated robbery that happened Saturday, and three shootings Sunday.

Cleveland Police: Gunshot victim found bleeding on sidewalk dies at MetroHealth hospital

A gunshot victim found bleeding on the sidewalk early Monday morning was rushed to MetroHealth Medical Center and died from his injuries, according to Cleveland Police.

  Shootings, stabbings and homicides: Rash of violent crimes break out in Cleveland over the weekend

“I see the tape. Saturday night about 11:30 a young lady says an ex-boyfriend kicked in her door and she ended up shooting him to death."

  Camera captures child and adult stealing package off Akron woman’s porch

‘Tis the season, for porch pirates. An Akron woman caught them in the act this weekend, but the theft isn’t the most disturbing part of this story.

  Man, woman charged in stabbing death of Golden Corral worker at Sandusky-area restaurant

A deadly stabbing at a northern Ohio Golden Corral restaurant is under investigation.

  Man indicted on charges linked to teen’s death in June 2017 at Tinkers Creek in Bedford

Forty-three-year-old, Daniel Baldwin, was indicted on involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment charges in connection with 15-year-old Jalen Wise’s death.

Case of mumps identified in northern Ohio high school student, health officials say

The Erie County Health Department identified a contagious case of the viral disease mumps in a high school student.

Wickliffe police seize more than 50 guns this year, most during traffic stops

Two guns were seized this past weekend.

Akron Police searching for suspects who robbed 2 separate Domino’s Pizza delivery drivers in less than an hour

Akron Police said they are searching for suspects who robbed two separate Domino’s Pizza delivery drivers over the Sunday night and Monday morning. The robberies occurred on Power St. and Huber St.

  Explaining a sports hernia, and how it can impact a player like Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr.

It’s no secret Cleveland Browns wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has not had his best year this season and it might be because he’s playing through a hernia as it’s being reported.

Report: Indians prefer to not trade Francisco Lindor, and to wait a year on a move

Jon Heyman of MLB Network has reported the Cleveland Indians do not prefer to trade superstar Francisco Lindor.

17 ways to give locally with Cleveland food for the holidays

Jen Picciano shares 15 things to buy for foodies on your list that will support the local food scene.

MA police cruisers get into holiday spirit with Trans-Siberian Orchestra choreographed video

Police in Stow, Mass. are spreading Christmas cheer with a video featuring the department’s cruisers and a Trans-Siberian Orchestra song.

  Watching Your Wallet: Make smart money moves before 2020

From maxing out retirement contributions to checking your car insurance rates, experts say there are a few smart financial steps to take before the new year starts.

Cleveland Police assisted Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Police on a homicide where a woman shot and killed man after an altercation

Cleveland Police said they came to assist the Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Authority Police on a homicide. It involved a 28-year-old woman who police said she shot a 26-year-old her ex-boyfriend who kicked in her door. The woman was arrested.

3 men and 1 woman caught on camera stealing alcohol from a Portage Lakes entertainment center

This happened at Pick's on Nov. 30.

  Man in critical condition after stabbing in downtown Cleveland Warehouse District

One male was transported to the hospital in critical condition.

Akron staple Swensons adds waffle fries to the menu

The restaurant is adding waffle fries to the menu for the first time ever.

Cleveland grandma shot and killed by her granddaughter, police say

Granddaughter claims shooting was accidental.

Reward offered for arrest of man suspected in deadly shooting at East Cleveland store

The U.S. Marshals Service and police in Northeast Ohio are offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspected shooter in a deadly incident.

Former Avon fire chief indicted by the grand jury

Frank Root remains out on bond.

  Bond set at $50,000 for Strongsville priest accused of receiving, possessing child pornography

The St. Joseph Church priest was taken into custody on Dec. 5.

Man found dead between 2 Cleveland businesses on East Side

Cleveland police responded to an unidentified man found dead between two businesses at 971 E. 185th St. Sunday morning at 10 a.m.

  Turczyk’s Meats is leaving West Side Market

Cleveland says renovations have been made and more are on the way.

  Alliance High School Teacher dies after horrific car crash in Marlboro Township

A community is mourning after a tragic car crash claims the life of 27-year-old Madeline Wright.

Dominion Energy Ohio has issued a scam alert to customers

Dominion Energy Ohio has issued a scammer alert to customers Sunday. They have been getting reports from customers of scammers purporting to work for the company who are telephoning customers seeking banking and other personal information claims such data is required to receive a new federal tax cut

Browns defeat Bengals in Battle of Ohio at FirstEnergy Stadium

Browns try to bounce back from last week's loss in Pittsburgh

Dawg Pound helps dogs in the pound: OBJ sports cleats supporting Berea Animal Rescue

OBJ is no stranger to putting on a fashion show with the cleats he wears while warming up before a game, but the ones he wore on Sunday prior to the Battle of Ohio may be his most meaningful.

Injured Odell Beckham Jr. reportedly told other coaches, players he wants out of Cleveland

On Sunday, sports reporter Jay Glazer revealed that OBJ has told other players and coaches from other teams “come get me” before and during games throughout this year.

Odell Beckham Jr. reportedly playing through pain from injury he’ll need surgery on in offseason

NFL Network insider Ian Rapoport reported that OBJ “has been playing through a serious and often painful sports hernia injury, sources say, one that will necessitate surgery in the offseason. He hasn’t missed a game yet, but he has been battling.”

Already fatal 4-car Marlboro Township crash has now claimed life of 27-year-old Alliance High School teacher

On Saturday, Alliance City Schools announced the life of one of their beloved high school teachers, Madeline Wright, was also taken after her car was hit head-on in the Thursday crash.

  USGS confirms 2.6 magnitude earthquake centered a couple of miles off the coast of Eastlake shook Lake County, last earthquake was felt in June

The United States Geological Society confirmed a 2.6 magnitude earthquake occurred just about 2.5 miles north of Eastlake at 10:06 a.m. on Saturday.

  Violent night in Cleveland has police investigating 1 homicide, 7 other shootings overnight and Saturday; leaving residents worried about their safety

There was a rash of shootings that happened in Cleveland overnight, including one homicide investigation Cleveland Police confirmed there were multiple shootings.

Ryan Reynolds’ gin brand claps back at Peloton in ad spoof featuring wife with drink instead of bike

Riding on the coattails of the viral commercial’s popularity, Ryan Reynolds decided to make an ad spoof for Aviation gin featuring none other than the “Peloton wife” actress.

Homicide investigation underway after 29-year-old man fatally shot, another injured in Cleveland overnight

Cleveland Police confirmed one man is dead, and one man was injured in a shooting that police are investigating as a homicide.

One-car accident leaves one man dead Friday night in Cleveland

A fatal one-car crash happened around 9 p.m. Friday night that left a 36-year-old man dead, Cleveland Police said.

  Browns home game causing road closures around Cleveland

If you’re planning on heading downtown to watch the Browns play the Cincinnati Bengals at 1 p.m. in Cleveland, here’s what you need to know before you hit the road.

  Rocky River waiting out a rise in construction prices before building new police station

The Rocky River police station was not meeting the needs of the department, so the city started the process of building a new complex and tore down the old station in August.

Cleveland Police find woman’s car who was sexually assaulted; suspect fled on foot

Cleveland Police are looking for a suspect who sexually assaulted a 25-year-old woman after she left boxing class Thursday evening.

  Police searching for two men officers say robbed a 71-year-old pizza delivery man at gunpoint

Akron Police are looking for two men they say robbed a 71-year-old pizza guy Thursday evening.

Construction work on I-271 SB closing lanes and ramps throughout the weekend

With the weather conditions just right, crews will be working on the I-271 SB widening project this weekend.

  I-77 NB closing for construction work on Friday night

I-77 NB will be shut down at 8 p.m. on Friday and reopen at 10 p.m. on Saturday.

  Man, first to arrive following an horrific crash, talks about efforts to save victim’s life and the reckless driver

On Tuesday, we told you about a horrible crash that severely injured a mother of two while she was waiting at a bus stop.

Cleveland Police locate missing endangered 12-year-old boy

The Cleveland Division of Police said a 12-year-old boy who was last seen running away from Discount Drug Mart on Puritas Avenue on Friday has returned home.

  How an internet crime unit led to the arrest of a Northeast Ohio priest accused in a child porn case

Internet Crimes Against Children task force plays key role in tracking down the priest charged in case involving Geauga County child.

  Detective explains how Cleveland police found Franz, the Miniature Schnauzer taken during a carjacking

A Cleveland man and his dog Franz were reunited this week after being stolen during a carjacking.

  Thieves (with fresh bee stings) destroy hive, steal up to $3,500 in honey from Akron company

Someone destroyed a hive owned by Akron Honey Co. near Saint Vincent-Saint Mary High School in Akron. They even left a hammer behind.

  Cuyahoga County Scam Squad warns ‘Secret Sister’ Facebook gift exchange is illegal

You’ve probably seen them on Facebook. They’re called “Secret Sister” posts where a friend asks you to buy and send a ten dollar gift in exchange for a bunch of gifts in return.

  $2.8 million lawsuit claims prisoner abuse at Portage County Jail

Lawsuit demands payment fund be set up for inmates who claim abuse in the Portage County Jail.

  Worker hospitalized after falling through 2 Cleveland parking garage levels in excavator

A construction worker is in the hospital after falling through two levels of the Hamilton Avenue parking garage in Cleveland while working in an excavator.

Navy sailor who killed 2 at Pearl Harbor shipyard was unhappy with commanders

The gunman was identified as 22-year-old Gabriel Romero.

Fifth Third Bank customers impacted by network issues

Fifth Third Bank is working to resolve network issues that are impacting some customers.

Lettuce grown hydroponically in Northeast Ohio is essentially ‘E. coli proof’ so go back to eating salads

Great Lakes Growers, a hydroponic greenhouse in Burton, Ohio, is growing lettuce that is virtually "E. Coli proof." Demand for their products is skyrocketing amid so many E. Coli contamination cases and recalls.

Amid controversy, Peloton set to open first Cleveland showroom

The exercise bike and fitness company Peloton has been the hot topic of many social media debates after its latest commercial showed a woman getting a stationary bike as a Christmas present.

Mentor fire department warns of faulty energy-saving light bulbs that nearly led to blaze

The Mentor Fire Department is asking community members to ensure their light bulbs aren’t on the national recall list.

  Worker injured when excavator crashes through 2 floors in downtown Cleveland parking garage

The worker was trapped for a short time.