Crime

Solon Police’s new K9 Mack officially reporting for duty

Mayor Eddie Kraus presented K9 Mack with badge number 1820 on Thursday to commemorate Solon’s Bicentennial.

  Man wanted by Lorain Police for multiple thefts at store on city’s East Side

Bainbridge Township Police search for duo of shoplifting suspects who targeted Target

South Euclid Police search for bank robbery suspect who said he had a gun

  Cleveland man accused of killing a 4-year-old boy found not guilty of murder

Officials warn residents of Election Day scam calls in Cuyahoga County

Grand jury indicts man accused of killing elderly Cleveland landscaper

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Jury reaches verdict in trial of Cleveland man accused of killing 4-year-old boy

  Cleveland Councilman begins movement to help hundreds of women get their concealed carry permits

  Dozens of Northeast Ohio cities targeted by a crew of teenage car thieves

  Jury begins deliberations in murder trial of Cleveland man accused of killing 4-year-old boy

FBI searching for man who they say robbed South Euclid bank

U.S. Customs and Border Protection reports increased drug seizures in the Great Lakes region

Cleveland man shot, killed while walking with his 13-year-old brother

Tayshon Howard was killed in the area of E. 130th Street and Metcalf Avenue.

2 carjackings in 2 days in Lake County, sheriff says they are ‘becoming more violent’

Law enforcement officers said they have determined the groups are coming out to the suburbs from the inner city to steal vehicles.

Female suspect in treatment following role in stealing remains from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, family says

Karaka said the female suspect left the suitcase at a downtown transit center.

27-year-old man killed in Akron after wrong way driver strikes his vehicle

Alcohol appeared to play a role in the accident, police said.

  In gripping testimony, wife of Cleveland man accused of killing 4-year-old says she covered for her husband

Springfield Township police: Man threatens to kill himself, officers amid altercation at Red Roof Inn

Willoughby Police want man accused of several thefts in Ridge Acres neighborhood

  Willoughby Police search for suspect who tried to break into cars parked in driveways

  Misguided robocall to Greater Cleveland’s Black community discourages them from voting by mail

Elyria Police search for man suspected of stealing several items from adult store

Man suspected of shoplifting wanted by Mentor Police

Mentor Police are asking the community to come forward and identify the man accused of shoplifting from a retail store in the city.

Mentor Police search for woman accused of shoplifting

Mentor Police are asking for help identifying the woman accused of stealing from a retail store in the city on Sunday.

  Maple Heights police chase, shoot suspect on Northfield Road near I-480; Ohio BCI investigating

The chase ended in a crash in the 5000 block of Northfield Road.

South Euclid police arrest domestic violence suspect for shooting at ex-girlfriend

Police said the ex-boyfriend has a long criminal record.

Man arrested at Ashtabula County truck stop with cocaine and fentanyl

A 23-year-old was arrested Monday evening at an Ashtabula County truck stop after authorities found cocaine, marijuana, and fentanyl in the car he was driving, according to the Crime Enforcement Agency of Ashtabula County.

Stark County deputies find 29-year-old woman murdered in car

The victim has been identified as Morgan Ashlye Fox.

Homeless man accused of attacking 4 people with a saw in Lake County refuses plea deal

Brandon Hodgson is being held on a $400,000 bond.

  Wayne County man pleads not guilty to murder of elderly Orrville resident

Ricky Ball is being held on a $1 million bond.

Cleveland Police search for man accused of robbing 2 Family Dollars with gun within 2 days

Police said both times he asked an employee for cigarettes before showing a gun, demanding money, and driving off in a dark blue Chevy Suburban.

  New data shows there have been 47% more killings in Cleveland so far this year than at this time in 2019

When we pressed the mayor on Oct. 9, the day after he barely addressed the increase in his state of the city speech, he said he’s not bothered by people who think he’s not tough enough on crime.

Medina man arrested 10 months after robbery attempt fizzled when he realized the bank closed

The bank robber who got an “A” for effort, but not much else on the morning of Jan. 7 was finally arrested over 10 months later, Medina Police confirmed.

Broadview Heights traffic stop leads to officer finding stolen gun with suspected crack, heroin, and methamphetamine

Police said the officer found both an illegally possessed loaded handgun and a stolen handgun.

  Expert witness: Murdered 4-year-old Cleveland boy had defensive injuries when his remains were found

It was revealed in court Tuesday that a murdered 4-year-old Cleveland boy had broken bones consistent with defending himself when his remains were discovered.

  Police looking for men who kidnapped and robbed a woman in Ohio City (video)

Cleveland police are asking for the public’s help to identify two men who kidnapped a woman at gunpoint and forced her to withdraw money from her bank account in Cleveland’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood.

  Cleveland man does interview with 19 News before turning himself in for murder (video)

Angela Catala was shot in the parking lot of Nunzio's Pizzeria on Lorain Road.

Stranger jumps in woman’s car at Cleveland gas station, forces her to drive him a short distance

The suspect then grabbed the woman's backpack and fled on foot.

  Lorain County man indicted for murder of 14-year-old boy

Denzyl Williams was shot and killed on Aug. 22.

2 overnight traffic stops lead to Wickliffe Police seizing gun, marijuana, and ecstacy pills

Police said the first stop led to the officer finding marijuana, a baggie of suspected ecstasy pills, and a loaded Taurus .22 caliber handgun that was wedged between the driver’s seat and center console.

  Caught on camera: Man fights off armed robber in downtown parking lot

A Cleveland man is lucky to be alive after fighting off a gunman in a downtown parking lot.

Cleveland Fire Investigation Unit: $5,000 reward for information on Flats East Bank suspected arson

Cleveland Fire said the blaze broke out in the early morning hours of Oct. 17 at 1330 Old River Road.

Ohio State Fire Marshal: $5,000 reward for information on Canton Township house arson

The homeowner told the Stark County Sheriff’s Office that the house was broken into the day before, but investigators have not yet been able to determine if the incident was related to the fire, according to the Fire Marshal.

Euclid Police search for suspected Home Depot shoplifter

Euclid Police said are asking the community to help identify him after he took “what he was looking for at the Home Depot” without paying.

  Former pro-golfer accused in hit-skip accident that injured a Mayfield Heights teen; state data shows the majority of hit-skip accidents remain unsolved

A teenager was hit and left in the road by an alleged drunk driver in the first week of October. With a broken wrist and an aching body, Jason Grills told us about the moment he was hit while riding his bike in Mayfield Heights.

  Witnesses place accused Cleveland killer on property where 4-year-old was found, as jury sees chilling evidence in court

In what turned out to be a deeply disturbing and chilling day in the courtroom, three witnesses testified on Monday that they personally saw the Cleveland man accused of killing a 4-year-old boy at the property where the child’s remains were found.

Three injured; one dead in shooting outside after-hours club in Cleveland’s Kinsman neighborhood

Cleveland police officers were called to the 2900 block of Woodhill Road in the in the early morning hours of Oct. 25 on reports that multiple people had been shot outside an after-hours club. One of a the victims, Shameia L. Hurth, 27 of Maple Heights, died of her injuries at a 11 a.m. on Oct. 25.

Murder victim found shot, wrapped in blanket on Cleveland loading dock

Workers at Custom Chrome and Polishing found the body.

Man shot in Mount Pleasant neighborhood dies at hospital

A 27-year-old man died after he was shot on Oct. 22 while sitting outside the JT Wireless store on Union Avenue in Cleveland’s Mount Pleasant neighborhood, according to a Cleveland police news release.

Cleveland woman accused of running over ex-boyfriend, killing him

Terron Smith was found in the street with injuries to his head and body.

1 killed, 1 wounded in shooting outside bar on the West Bank of the Flats

Both victims were drinking with friends inside the Lotus Lounge.

Metro PCS store in Akron robbed at gunpoint, police say (video)

The suspect left the store with money and cell phones.

Akron murder suspect turns himself in to police

Dee Arius Reese, 20, was shot and killed on Oct. 22.

Five vehicles stolen in Twinsburg as car break-ins, thefts continue in Northeast Ohio

Twinsburg is just the latest community to deal with car thefts and break-ins.

Carroll County man convicted of killing 14-year-old boy

Jonathan Minard died of acute fentanyl intoxiciation.

Cleveland Police: Woman kidnapped with gun in her own car before suspect forced her to drive to bank to withdraw money (photo gallery)

Cleveland Police are urging the community to help identify the aggravated robbers who kidnapped and assaulted a female on Oct. 12 by getting in her car, putting a gun to her head, and forcing her to drive to a bank to take out a large sum of money.

North Lawrence man arrested after holding his wife hostage at gunpoint inside barricaded room of home

The man is now behind bars for aggravated burglary, kidnapping, felonious assault, domestic violence, and having weapons under disability.

  Brooklyn carjacking victim robbed at gunpoint in broad daylight recounts terrifying ordeal

Imagine getting ice cream on a warm day, only to be dragged to the ground then robbed and carjacked at gunpoint. That’s exactly what happened to Alicia.

Akron Police search for hit-skip driver who fatally struck 64-year-old pedestrian

The crash happened on South Arlington Street near East Exchange Street around 8:15 p.m. on Friday. Call detectives at (330) 375-2490 if you have any information.

  Mother of accused Cleveland killer admits she planned to lie on his behalf in courtroom

The mother of the Cleveland man accused of killing a four-year-old boy testified in his murder trial Friday that she intended to lie on his behalf.

  Former Wooster City Schools music teacher accused of having sex with a student, faces 2 counts of sexual battery

Former Wooster City Schools music teacher Emily Patterson is accused of having sex with a 17-year-old male student faces two counts of sexual battery, Wooster Police said.

Akron shooting leaves man dead, woman injured

The male victim, whose identity is not yet released, had multiple gunshot wounds.

3 hospitalized following Thursday night shooting at the Lotus Lounge

EMS told 19 News the shooting occurred around 10 p.m.

Suspected gunman still on the loose after Monday afternoon argument escalates on Cleveland’s West Side

Surveillance cameras captured the suspect getting into a newer black 4-door sedan that drove down Penn Court, according to police.

Do you know who drives this SUV? Cleveland Police say they are suspected of shooting out 2 cars with BB gun

Police said the windows of two cars were shot out with a BB gun at the intersection of West 58th Street and Herman Avenue on Oct. 11.

  Cleveland mother of a murdered 4-year-old testifies in accused killer’s trial

Ashley Makuhan testified in the murder trial of Romaine Tolbert on Thursday, her second day on the witness stand.

Cleveland Police search for suspect who stole portable generator and cooler from Spectrum truck in Tremont

Police said the suspect forced open the rear door of the Spectrum truck that was parked on the 500 block of Literary Road around midnight on Oct. 12.

  Attorneys can’t agree on plea deal for man charged in 2017 death of Bedford teen

Daniel Baldwin remains out on bond.

Man found dead in field on Cleveland’s East Side

An unidentified man was found dead in an East side field Wednesday afternoon. According to police he suffered a gunshot wound in the head.

Eastlake police search for man who sexually harassed two female Walmart employees

The man harassed two female workers while at Walmart. The incidents were separate.

Cleveland man murdered outside West side pizza restaurant, after car crash

Angela Catala was shot in the parking lot of Nunzio's Pizzeria on Lorain Road.

2 armed men carjack woman at Brooklyn’s Ridge Park Square

The suspects pulled the woman to the ground with her hoodie.

Akron police arrest 28-year-old man on domestic violence, weapons charges

The victim told police Mitchell assaulted her, pointed a gun at her and shot inside their home.

15-year-old fatally shot outside Akron duplex, police say

The victim, whose identity is not yet released, suffered multiple gunshot wounds.

101 defendants charged with federal crimes under Operation Legend in Cleveland

Nearly 5,500 people have been arrested since the project began on July 8, 2020.

  In 1st day of testimony, witness links accused killer to Cleveland property where 4-year-old boy’s remains were found

For the first time in the Eliazar Ruiz murder trial, accused killer Romaine Tolbert has been linked to the Cleveland property where the 4-year-old boy’s remains were found in 2017.

  Cuyahoga County Prosecutors help New Orleans officials crack 45-year-old rape case; Victim now pushing to change Ohio’s ‘statute of limitations’ law

The victim lives right here in Northeast Ohio, but was attending college in Louisiana when she reported the assault in 1975. Had the crime happened here, the woman may not be able to get the justice she’s so thankful for tonight.

  Who shot and killed Cleveland brothers Domenique and Delvonte King? Their family members want justice

Detectives said one brother was seated in a Jeep and the other brother was outside the vehicle when two men wearing masks approached them and fired multiple shots.

  Cleveland Police seek man who stuck Burger King employee with cone after being asked to wear mask

Cleveland police are asking for the public's help to identify a man who assaulted a Clark-Fulton Burger King employee with a large yellow cone after she asked him to wear a mask.

TSA officers find gun in passenger’s bag at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

TSA officers said this is the 11th firearm found at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport this year.