Crime

UPDATE: Panic at Beachwood Place after man shot in Saks Fifth Avenue; gunman still on the loose

A shooting at Beachwood Place sent shoppers running through the mall on Friday evening, a city official has confirmed to 19 News.

Lorain County CSI searching for armed duo who robbed man in parking lot

Man dies after being found lying on the ground, Akron police say

Westlake Police seize loaded semi-automatic handgun, suspected marijuana during traffic stop

Man robs Willoughby Walgreen’s wearing Superman sweatshirt

  Two drivers shot at in separate incidents on Cleveland’s West Side

  Cleveland Police release helicopter video of looting and unrest that erupted during May 30 riots

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Strongsville priest indicted on 8 federal child porn charges

19-year-old Cleveland man murdered during dice game

Maple Heights man facing federal indictment for arson during the Cleveland protest

  Is there someone randomly shooting at motorists on Cleveland’s West Side?

  Cleveland grandmother injured in hit-and-run demanding justice long after the driver pleaded guilty

Overnight hit and run accident claims life of motorcyclist in Cleveland

  Man who posed as utility worker in series of assaults, thefts in Shaker Heights area sentenced to approximately 6 years

The man accused of posing as a utility worker, a landscaper, and a jogger in order to commit a series of thefts was sentenced on Wednesday afternoon.

$13,000 worth of equipment stolen from Boys & Girls Clubs of Lorain County

The theft happened between June 25 and June 30.

Multiple shots fired at driver who blocked another car at a Cleveland store

Shooter had two tear drop tattoos under his left eye.

Highway Patrol seizes $14,000 worth of heroin from West Virginia man in Summit County

The Highway Patrol said he could face up to 22 years in prison and up to a $40,000 fine if convicted.

Akron woman charged in deadly stabbing that stemmed from dispute

Brunswick Police drug bust seizes LSD, meth, and marijuana from home

Man arrested after pointing loaded gun at protesters in North Canton

Murder, shootings and stabbings over last 2 days has Cleveland detectives chasing leads (maps)

Cleveland police looking for hit skip driver who struck motorcyclist

17-year-old driver causes serious crash in Stark County, troopers say

Ring doorbell camera captures plant thief in South Euclid (video)

You can see the man stealing two hanging flower baskets.

Fourth of July reminder from Cleveland police: Celebratory gunfire is illegal and dangerous

The Cleveland Division of Police is issuing a public safety reminder ahead of the Fourth of July weekend.

Cleveland RTA bus shot as gunman opened fire from passing car, police investigating

A Cleveland RTA bus was shot late last month on the city’s East Side, and police have not yet found the gunman.

  Suspected drunken driver’s crash into Lake Erie is latest incident stirring safety concerns in Put-in-Bay (bodycam)

A crash involving Arizona Cardinals rookie Jeremiah Braswell in Put-in-Bay is renewing safety concerns on the island after the Camaro he was driving barreled into Lake Erie.

Akron police arrest man after allegedly robbing teen, leading officials on high-speed chase

A Cleveland man is behind bars in Summit County for allegedly robbing a 15-year-old and then leading police on a high-speed chase.

73-year-old beaten and robbed during Akron home invasion

The victim's car and debit card were stolen, but later returned.

Akron police look for shooter who shot 15-year-old boy

The teenager is expected to make a full recovery.

Police issue warrant for Cleveland man accused of shooting at motorist during road rage incident

Rocky River police identified a suspect and issued a warrant for his arrest in connection to a road rage shooting.

  Man arrested at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo for climbing exterior of a habitat (video)

The incident is under investigation.

Cleveland Police sent to 5 shootings in 10 hours over weekend

The shootings happened between 4 p.m. Saturday and 2 a.m. Sunday.

Arizona Cardinals’ player arrested for OVI in Put-In-Bay after driving car into Lake Erie

When officers went into the water, they found him in the driver’s seat still trying to drive forward, according to the report.

Aviation unit, dogs track down alleged driver who ran away after overturning his car in Ashland County crash

The Highway Patrol said it took eyes from the skies and a K-9 to find the driver who ran away after overturning his car on Friday.

Maple Heights man is fourth person to face federal charges in legal aftermath of May 30 Cleveland riots

Timothy James Goodner, 19, of Maple Heights, was taken to Cuyahoga County Jail this week on an aggravated arson warrant, and he has been charged with maliciously damaging or destroying by means of fire or explosion any building or property.

Armed and dangerous man wanted for shooting in Cleveland

Cleveland Police are searching for “armed and dangerous” Gilbert C. Foster IV, who is wanted for a felonious assault shooting that happened on Wednesday.

  Body found near crashed car riddled with bullets; Cleveland homicide detectives investigating

Officers found the victim in a vacant lot in the 12000 block of Pythias Avenue.

Akron police investigating double shooting, no arrests

One victim was shot in the leg and the other was shot in the abdomen, according to police.

2 kids inside Akron home during home invasion

Akron police were called out to the 1500 block of White Avenue around 3 p.m. Thursday for a burglary in progress.

  Cleveland Police search for persons of interest in Collinwood murder, dismemberment case (photo)

Cleveland police homicide detectives are looking for these persons of interest, who may have information about the murder of Bennette Smith, 54, who was partially dismembered and set on fire on Feb. 19.

East Cleveland standoff ends peacefully after gunman surrenders

A gunman and his girlfriend are in custody after a woman was pistol-whipped and a man was shot Thursday evening in East Cleveland's Forest Hills neighborhood.

Cleveland Police searching for suspected vandal involved in May 30 destruction downtown (photo)

Dozens of businesses suffered heavy damage during the riots, and 100 people were arrested by authorities.

Sentencing for mom of Cleveland 10-year-old who shot and killed a 1-year-old boy

In March, Brittney Nicole McTier pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and endangering children.

Ohio woman accused of stabbing her 82-year-old husband nearly 200 times indicted on murder charges

A 63-year-old woman accused of stabbing her husband 192 times has been indicted on murder charges, court records show.

UPDATE: ‘Itchy’ teen caught after stealing gun from Broadview Heights store, police say

“Turning him in and recovering the gun, will go a long way in his favor."

Cleveland bomb squad destroying possible explosive device taken Wednesday night

The device taken from the 4500 block of Rocky River Drive.

  4 years in prison for Cleveland man who killed his girlfriend while ‘popping off rounds’ on New Years

Sheldon Stevens pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter.

Public viewing to honor 18-year-old Akron murder victim Na’Kia Crawford on Thursday

The viewing will be held between 9 a.m. and noon at Word Church in Akron.

Cleveland Department of Safety to review response to May 30 protests in Downtown Cleveland

City officials will release the results of this internal review in the coming weeks.

  Cleveland Police Foundation says department is already working to build stronger community relations

It's been nearly four weeks since the death of George Floyd, a Black man who died while in the custody of a white police officer in Minneapolis.

Tragic East Cleveland murder has state and local detectives chasing down leads, $2,500 reward offered

A man was gunned down in East Cleveland on Wednesday night, and city and state authorities are aggressively investigating the case.

Man killed after breaking into home on Cleveland’s East Side

Police said the victim used to live in the home, but does not know the current resident.

Upset customers threaten manager, throw plate at waitress inside Lyndhurst Cheesecake Factory, police say

The customers were upset over their service, according to police.

2 suspects, possibly teens, rob Akron Family Dollar store at gunpoint

Police are looking for two suspects who robbed an Akron-area Family Dollar location at gunpoint.

Driver accused of hitting 2 construction workers, killing 1, will have competency evaluation

The crash happened in University Heights in March of 2019.

  Woman carjacked at gunpoint in Mayfield Heights parking lot

Witnesses told police the man tried to carjack four different cars, before taking the woman's Hyundai.

Cleveland man indicted for 1987 murder in Cuyahoga Falls

James Zastawnik, 67, is being held on a $1 million bond.

  Teen allegedly involved in murder of Na’Kia Crawford surrenders to Akron police

A teen who was allegedly involved in the homicide of Na’Kia Crawford turned himself into Akron police on Tuesday morning.

  Teen boy suspected of shooting 8-year-old girl in East Cleveland arrested by US Marshals

Federal agents apprehended the teen suspect wanted in connection to the shooting of an 8-year-old girl in East Cleveland.

Ohio troopers seize nearly 600 pounds of marijuana products during traffic stop

The Ohio State Highway Patrol arrested a California man for allegedly being in possession of nearly 600 pounds of marijuana and THC infused products.

Grand jury indicts Westlake serial hit and run driver

According to police, Shayla Harris struck four people and two dogs.

  $1 million bond for Akron man accused of killing 68-year-old, stealing his car

Gary Ballis was stabbed to death, according to police.

  8-year-old shooting victim’s family: ‘This right here was never supposed to happen.'

A family member of an 8-year-old girl who was shot in the head in East Cleveland on Sunday night is speaking out, and pleading for justice.

Solon Police ping stolen AT&T phones leading to capture of armed robbery suspect

A cellphone clerk is shaken up and a suspected armed robber is behind bars following a stickup at the AT&T store in Solon on Monday afternoon.

US Marshals search for gunman who killed bystander during domestic violence incident, police say

U.S. Marshals are searching Northeast Ohio for Sean Hoskin, 38, an armed and dangerous suspect accused of aggravated murder and domestic violence.

4 shootings and 2 stabbings reported in Cleveland overnight

No fatalities were reported.

Cleveland police: Man tried to run over group of African-American minors while using racial slurs

Cleveland police say a man in his 50s tried to run over several African-American juveniles with his car while using racial slurs.

8-year-old girl critically injured during East Cleveland shooting; 17-year-old suspect identified

The investigation surrounding a shooting that left a young girl seriously injured is continuing in East Cleveland.

  Witnesses say little girl shot in East Cleveland; possible drive-by shooting

The incident happened at Forest Hills Blvd. and Euclid Avenue behind a strip mall shortly before 8:30 p.m.

Cleveland Heights searching for shooter who fired into home, striking victim in hip

The shooting happened in the 1600 block of Eddington Road.

Crime Stoppers searching for armed and dangerous man wanted for June 11 Canton homicide

Crime Stoppers said up to $500 is available for information leading to the location and arrest of 32-year-old Dometrious Deshon Boles.

14 shootings reported in Cleveland this weekend, including 1 where officers were fired at

The shootings happened between 9 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m. Sunday.

  Cleveland Police searching for suspect who fired shots at officers on West 6th Street

Sgt. Ciaccia confirmed no officers were hurt.

8 shootings reported in Cleveland within 8 hours, including 1 where officers were fired at

The shootings happened between 9 p.m. Friday and 4 a.m. Saturday.

Suspect on the loose after trying to light man on fire with gas in Cleveland

Police said the 30-year-old victim suffered burns on his leg and arm.

Hit-and-run driver sought by Cleveland Police after wreck that left several seriously injured (photo)

Cleveland Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who was behind the wheel of a 2020 Dodge Durango on June 16 when it slammed into another car.

Human traffickers behind bars after forcing undocumented immigrants into grueling work on Ohio farms, prosecutor says

Pablo Duran Ramirez, 52, was sentenced to three years in prison and ordered to pay a $70,000 fine after pleading guilty to one count of encouraging illegal entry for financial gain in September 2018.

  UPDATE: 1 of 3 suspects allegedly involved in Na’kia Crawford’s murder in Akron turns herself in (photos)

Crawford, 18, was driving with her grandmother on Sunday when she was fatally shot near the intersection of North Howard Street and East North Street.

  UPDATE: Akron Police searching for 3 suspects allegedly involved in Na’kia Crawford murder (photos)

Crawford, 18, was driving with her grandmother on Sunday when she was fatally shot near the intersection of North Howard Street and East North Street.

Attorney looking to identify man who gave 18-year-old Akron murder victim Na’Kia Crawford CPR (Picture)

The attorney of 18-year-old Na’Kia Crawford’s family is asking for the community to help find the man who gave her CPR after she was fatally shot in her car in Akron last weekend.