Crime

Cleveland Police: surveillance cameras capture drive-by shooter firing into Stockyards neighborhood home

Cleveland Police are asking the community to come forward with information on a drive-by shooting that happened on Saturday in the 3600 block of W. 48th Street at 10:35 p.m.

36-year-old Doylestown man killed in crash on I-271

Lake County sheriff warns of numerous recent car thefts from dealerships, homes

  Akron Public Schools postpones 2 football games after shooting at game between East and Firestone

  Amherst Police searching for thief caught stealing from unlocked cars on surveillance camera

2 shot at Akron football game between East High School and Firestone CLC

3 people shot after gunman fires into Cleveland apartment , 20-year-old dies from injuries

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23-year-old woman dies after being shot in Akron

3 adults indicted for murder of Cleveland Police Detective James Skernivitz and civilian

Teen pleads guilty in death of woman at Hocking Hills

  Former Berea-Midpark football player sentenced to probation for hazing incident at football camp

26-year-old man shot, killed, Cleveland Heights police say

  1 of 7 suspects charged in 2018 murder of 9-year-old girl sentenced to 22 years

Akron Police searching for identity theft suspect caught using woman’s stolen credit cards on camera

Surveillance cameras captured the suspect making purchases with the stolen credit cards at the Speedway and CVS on East Market Street the day after the victim's cards were taken from her car.

Rash of car break-ins has Avon Lake police warning residents to take common sense precautions

Avon Lake police have two requests for residents: stop leaving cars unlocked, and stop leaving keys and fobs in unlocked cars.

  Cleveland police release video of gunman’s West Side carjacking at sentencing hearing

Cleveland police released surveillance video Tuesday, showing Steven Bond minutes before robbing a man at gunpoint.

Cleveland police looking for man who attacked China Town restaurant employees

Police said the employees were punched several times.

  80-year-old Cleveland man pleads not guilty to murdering neighbor

Driver charged in Akron Route 8 fiery crash which killed 18-year-old

Alliance Police chase starts with domestic dispute, ends with police finding a gun, AK-47

  UPDATE: 10-year-old boy rushed to the hospital after being shot during apparent drive-by shooting on Cleveland’s East Side

Brunswick Police still searching for half of 6 cars stolen from driveways throughout city over the weekend

Cleveland Police searching for suspects who damaged car in attempted break-in

Cleveland Police searching for 2 tire thieves caught on surveillance camera

Police said the two men jumped over the Empire Motors fence and into their parking lot on 4200 Brookpark Road and stole the tires back on Aug. 20.

Canton police searching for teen who kicked and robbed 12-year-old girl in park

Canton Police are searching for the teen who knocked a 12-year-old girl to the ground and kicked two to three times in her side before stealing her phone at Harmont Park.

  Police arrest suspected Shaker Heights prowler who attempted to break into homes

Police arrested the man they believe has been seen on multiple neighborhood surveillance cameras in Shaker Heights, in some cases trying to break into homes.

  Suspected impaired driver leads Oakwood police on 2 chases in 1 day (video)

At times, police said, speeds reached 60mph in a 25mph zone.

  UPDATE: 80-year-old Cleveland man arrested for killing neighbor, police say

Johnny Hogue, 80, was arrested for the fatal shooting of his 68-year-old neighbor Monday evening, and he’s been charged with aggravated murder.

  6-year-old Canton boy shot, killed by 11-year-old, police say

Canton police detectives are still investigating how the child got the gun.

Akron man robbed after arranging to buy a laptop on Snapchat

Akron Police are looking for two suspects.

  Community remembrance honors Cleveland Heights man who was murdered last Saturday

Gun violence is on the rise this summer in Cleveland and many surrounding neighborhoods. This past weekend, another shooting left a man dead and a family consumed by grief.

Solon tool thief caught stealing from open garage on surveillance camera

Call Detective Lieutenant Hofmann at (440) 337-1465 if you can name the suspect.

Cigarette thief wanted by Willoughby Police for swiping 10 packs from gas station

Police said he is a regular customer of the Speedway on Mentor Avenue and Kirtland Road, so they hope someone recognizes him.

  Cleveland woman shot and killed; residents say she was murdered by elderly neighbor over dog dispute

A Cleveland woman is dead following a shooting in an east side neighborhood.

Oakwood police arrest couple in rolling meth lab

Nobody was injured, but police said it was a very dangerous situation for the officers and the nearby public.

2 men shot at Cleveland gas station

Cleveland police say there are no arrests.

  5 years in prison for Cleveland man convicted of fatal hit-skip accident on W. 25th Street

Richard Dubaniewicz was in the crosswalk when he was killed.

Akron Police looking for driver in deadly hit-skip

60-year-old Ervin Detweiler was waiting on the side of the road while a tow truck hooked up his broken-down pickup.

Two teenagers injured in Canton double shooting

One teenager has life-threatening injuries.

A 15-year-old girl found safe after going missing last week

Michaiah Snell was missing for almost a week.

23-year-old dead in weekend Cleveland Heights shooting

Malik P. Moore was shot and killed Saturday night.

South Euclid Police return malnourished dog covered in pink paint to owner

“Attempts have been made to remove the pink paint,” the post said.

Cleveland Heights Police: 1 dead after Saturday night shooting

The identity of the victim has not been released.

Cleveland Heights Police: 16-year-old girl left home with suitcase, now missing for several days

Please call Cleveland Heights Police Department at 216-321-1234 with any tips regarding Cheeks’s disappearance.

A 15-year-old girl entered the car of a man her mother didn’t know Tuesday. Mentor PD says she hasn’t come back.

Michaiah Snell hasn't been home in five days.

Akron woman robbed at gunpoint by passenger of ‘freelance cab ride’ set up on social media

Akron police are looking for the suspect who robbed a 19-year-old woman who agreed to give a ride that was arranged on social media.

$1M bond set for Cleveland man accused of shooting pregnant woman, killing unborn baby

The fatal drive-by shooting happened on July 30 in the Buckeye-Woodhill neighborhood.

  Ohio AG forms Cold Case Unit to tackle unsolved murders, sexual assaults

The Cold Case Unit will investigate unsolved sexual assaults and murders.

2 men in custody for shooting of 6-year-old Akron girl

Akron police said the little girl is in critical condition.

Cleveland Police: 21-year-old Cleveland woman shot, boyfriend in custody

"She was so joyful and full of life, everybody loved her. She will be missed dearly."

Streetsboro Police searching for Walmart theft suspect who stole $1500 in merchandise

Call SPD at (330) 626-4976 or email info@streetsboropolice.com if you can identify him.

  8-year-old Akron girl shot while riding in a car, police say

Akron police said the child was in a car on or near Copley Road around 1 p.m. when she was shot.

  Cleveland Heights police officers rescue woman from burning home (video)

The woman was trapped on the second floor.

Multiple vehicles stolen in residential neighborhoods, Beachwood police say

Police said most if not all of the vehicles affected were unlocked.

Hudson City Schools teacher indicted on 2 counts of sexual battery

The alleged incident happened at the teacher's Portage County home in January of 2017.

Grand jury indicts Cleveland man for shooting pregnant woman, killing unborn baby

The fatal drive-by shooting happened on July 30 in the Buckeye-Woodhill neighborhood.

Man tells Medina police he is victimized while driving, but later says he wasn’t

The man was taken to the hospital after the incident, and police began to question him on inconsistencies in his story.

  COVID-19 positive Miami University students throw party, Oxford Police Department says

The young man told an officer that everyone at the party had coronavirus.

  Strongsville Police searching for burglary suspects caught on surveillance camera

Call Detective Bertz at (440) 580-3248 if you can identify them.

Ashland Police searching for shirtless hit-skip motorcyclist

Ashland Police said they struck a car leaving the UPS store on East Main Street and drove off from the scene.

Cleveland Police searching for thief who smashed car window with rock in St. Ignatius High School parking lot

Surveillance footage caught the suspect grabbing a rock, smashing out the rear driver’s side window, reaching inside, and stealing an unknown item, according to police.

  Cleveland city council approves $8 million federal grant to hire 30 police officers

The Cleveland City Council approved a measure Wednesday to allow the city to accept a nearly $8 million grant from the Department of Justice to hire 30 police officers.

Troopers arrest New Philadelphia man for his 8th OVI offense

Court records show he refused to take a sobriety test.

  Cuyahoga County Sexual Assault task force brings over 800 predators to justice

“The Task Force’s tireless efforts have brought over 800 sexual predators to justice,” said Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley.

  18-year-old, 15-year-old charged with murder of Cleveland Police Det. James Skernivitz plead not guilty

Officer James Skernivitz, 53, was a nearly 25 year veteran of the force.

Lorain police confronted, threatened by crowd of more than 100

Officers said the crowd was also yelling threatening remarks and some charged at officers to provoke a fight.

66 people charged with federal crimes in Cleveland since Operation Legend started

Operation Legend is a partnership between federal, state and local law enforcement officials to combat violent crime.

Euclid man pleads not guilty to murdering girlfriend’s daughter

Devon Mallory is being held on a $1 million bond.

Judge to decide if accused Westlake, Bay Village serial hit and run driver is competent

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

Akron man sentenced to 25 years after home invasion led to murder of mother and son

Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Susan Baker Ross sentenced Jaysaun Holley to 25 years in prison in connection with the deadly shooting of two people in May 2016, according to Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh.

FBI searching for Richmond Heights bank robber wearing yellow construction vest

Call Richmond Heights Police at (216) 486-1234 if you can identify him.

  3 teenagers charged in connection with the murder of Cleveland Police Det. James Skernivitz

Officer James Skernivitz, 53, was a nearly 25 year veteran of the force.

Willoughby police arrest man with drugs and fake urine

The 19-year-old was arrested after a traffic stop.

Cleveland woman finds neighbor murdered in his home

Renae Issac, 59, had been shot in the head and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Akron man arrested for setting Medina storage location for ‘Santa’s House’ on fire

'Santa's House' is a decorative box trailer used during the annual Medina Candlelight Walk festivities.

Stark County man found competent to stand trial for the 2017 murders of his mom and brother

Jacob Timothy Stockdale's trial is scheduled for January.

Euclid Subway employees robbed at gunpoint

The robbery happened on Sept. 5.

  Stark County man sentenced to 12 months in jail for shooting his dog in the face

The Massillon-area resident told deputies he shot his dog in January on public hunting grounds because “he feared for his own safety.”

Reward offered for information in Garfield Heights shooting

Rodney Benson was shot shortly after midnight last Wednesday.

Baldwin Wallace issues warning after two crimes happen near campus

One student was robbed and another had her car stolen Monday evening.

Cleveland mother arrested after child tells police they saw her throw baby strapped in car seat out of car

Police said the mother was later found and arrested when she tried to report her baby missing. She later reportedly told officers she just put the car seat down and left.