Crime

  Police discover 2 men suffering from gunshot wounds at park in Maple Heights

Police are looking for the suspected shooter accused of hitting two 18 year olds who were discovered in a Maple Heights park Thursday evening.

Man and woman found dead in their Maple Heights home were both murdered, medical examiner says

Richmond Heights husband arrested on a charge of killing his wife

Cleveland police need help identifying suspects in fatal carjacking outside gentlemen’s club in January (photos)

22-year-old woman’s death in her Richmond Heights home ruled ‘suspicious’

Cleveland police release picture of suspect wanted for April homicide

Canton man arrested after allegedly threatening to abduct 4 young girls

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2 people found dead inside Maple Heights home

Hit skip driver pretends to be panhandler after crash, police say

Testimony continues in trial for man accused of murdering his prison pen-pal and her boyfriend

Cleveland Police uncover pile of bones near MetroHealth Medical Center

  Home invasion or inside job? Akron police puzzled over how 89-year-old man got stuck under his refrigerator

  Willoughby police officer nearly hit by suspected drunken driver in closed part of construction zone (video)

Cash reward offered for information in murder of Summit County 15-year-old

$5000 reward offered for tips leading to the arrest of the person who shot and killed a 15-year-old Akron boy.

Uhrichsville police raid their 6th drug house since December

Uhrichsville police seize illegal drugs, cash and a stolen gun from a home.

  Cuyahoga County Jail whistleblower lawsuit says county ‘has a culture of retaliation’

Gary Brack and his attorney have have a press conference scheduled for 1 p.m.

Jury finds doctor guilty of raping a University Hospitals nurse

Jury convicts doctor of raping a University Hospitals nurse.

Man found in road with gunshot wound to head dies, homicide investigation underway in Canton

  Carjacking victim spent hours in the cold after being ditched by suspects just released from Portage County Jail

Medina County firefighters douse car consumed by fire, find body inside

Witness needed to identify suspects who fired at people leaving an Akron Buchtel High School after prom party

Trial underway for doctor accused of raping University Hospitals nurse

Guns, drugs and menacing: Mayor Frank Jackson’s grandson faces new set of troubling charges

  Minor holds 9-year-old at gunpoint to steal bag of chips in Cleveland, mother says

It all reportedly happened at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Academy playground, not too far from the Sturdivant’s family home.

Several CMSD staff members injured while disciplining students

Two CMSD staff members injured while disciplining students.

Akron woman sentenced for killing her boyfriend, hiding the murder weapon

Akron woman sentenced for murdering her live-in boyfriend.

Neighbors find 89-year-old man underneath a refrigerator after two suspects break into his home

Akron police looking for two suspects who attacked an elderly man during a home invasion.

Canton man indicted for beating a 2-year-old boy to death

Stark County Grand Jury has indicted the man accused of beating his girlfriend's 2-year-old son to death.

Bedford police: violent fugitive with ‘lengthy criminal history’ shot after jumping out of City Bail Bonds window

Police said a violent fugitive felon with a lengthy criminal history was shot after jumping out of a second story window trying to escape City Bail Bonds agents.

3 people shot in the leg on Cleveland’s East Side

The Cleveland Police Department is investigating after three people were shot in the leg at the same location on Saturday.

Alcohol suspected in crash that killed man riding in a truck bed

OHP investigating after an accident claimed the life of a Carey man.

Two Toledo pastors sentenced for child sex trafficking, third awaiting sentence

Haynes, Butler and Jenkins sexually assaulted juvenile females beginning in 2014 through 2017.

  Nurse pleads not guilty to stealing drugs from patients at Lakewood nursing home

Lakewood nurse accused of stealing drugs from patients pleads not guilty.

Avon police looking to identify man involved in car theft

Police said the man is involved with the theft of a 2010 Silver Toyota Corolla with Ohio plate EYY 9490 from Circle K on Chester Road in Avon.

Akron woman pleads guilty to stabbing her boyfriend to death

Akron woman pleads guilty to stabbing her boyfriend to death and hiding the murder weapon.

Akron armed suspects at large after leading home invasion victims in foot chase before robbing them

The Akron Police Department is searching for two aggravated burglary and robbery suspects that robbed two victims, injuring one of them.

  Akron surveillance video shows gunmen walking through woman’s house while she’s home

The Akron Police Department is searching for two suspects in an aggravated burglary and robbery that occurred in the 200 block of Noble Avenue around 9 a.m. on Thursday.

Man pleads guilty to leading Akron police on a chase and causing a deadly crash

Youngstown man driving a stolen car pleads guilty to causing a deadly crash.

Undercover sting targets sex predators in Northeast Ohio, 16 men arrested

“This trap will be laid time and time again until the message reverberates – don’t buy sex in Ohio,” said Attorney General Dave Yost.

2 shot during ‘disturbance’ at Liberty Tavern, Painesville police investigating

The incident remains under investigation.

Akron officer struck by drunk driver speaks out

19 News will live stream the event.

Massillon man who abandoned dog and pig outside humane society at night sentenced

The man abandoned the pets outside the Tuscarawas County Humane Society in the middle of the night on March 13, according to officials.

Scandal crisis: Justice Center corrections officer accused of selling deadly drugs to inmates

A grand jury indicted a Cuyahoga County corrections officer for allegedly accepting bribes, selling fentanyl and a cell phone to inmates.

Gunman shoots into Akron restaurant with 6 people inside

Six people were inside an Akron pizza shop when someone fired through the windows.

  Jury recommends death for Joseph McAlpin; formal sentencing for murders of Cleveland car dealership couple set for May 21

The jury began deliberating in the death penalty phase of the Joseph McAlpin trial around 11 a.m. Thursday and reached a verdict approximately 30 minutes later.

Akron judge hits convicted child rapist with life sentence

According to the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office, Dean Davis, 29, of Green, will spend at least 10 years behind bars before he is eligible for parole.

$600,000 bond for Cleveland teen accused of raping a woman in a downtown parking garage on Valentine’s Day

17-year-old pleads not guilty to raping a 51-year-old woman inside a downtown Cleveland parking garage.

17-year-old accused of raping woman in downtown Cleveland parking garage appears in adult court

17-year-old accused rapist appears in adult court for the first time.

  South Euclid Police warning residents after men tail and rob unsuspecting bank customers

South Euclid Police are warning you to be very careful on your way home from the bank.

  Lawsuit alleges Shaker Heights policeman coerced woman into having sex with him in exchange for leniency

In a newly filed lawsuit a woman alleged that a Shaker Heights police officer coerced her into having sex with him in exchange for getting out of a traffic citation.

22-year-old man accused of attacking Avon Lake police officer

22-year-old man facing multiple charges after allegedly attacking an Avon Lake police officer.

Fairview Park man arrested for road rage incident that started on I-90

Fairview Park man accused of pointing a gun at another driver.

  Cleveland man sentenced to life in prison for murdering live-in girlfriend after jury returns guilty verdict

A Cleveland man learned his fate from a judge Tuesday afternoon after being convicted of murdering his live-in girlfriend in April 2018.

Cleveland man who served 39 years for a murder he didn’t commit, now indicted in death of construction worker

Wiley Bridgeman was indicted by the grand jury for the death of a construction worker.

  Police seize altered machine gun, take ‘dangerous individual’ off streets during Bedford traffic stop (video)

A Cleveland man is facing federal charges for having an unlicensed machine gun on the streets of Northeast Ohio.

Ashtabula County woman guilty of hitting and killing 4-year-old child playing in yard

Ashtabula County woman pleads guilty to killing a four-year-old child playing in a yard.

Man ties up and abandons puppy in Richmond Heights; suspect captured on camera (photo)

Good news is, the resident was home, spotted the desertion and called the Richmond Heights Police Department.

Scheme Alert: Kent Police say con artists posing as officers are trying to steal your personal information

Kent Police are warning the community about a somewhat sophisticated scheme that has the potential to fool unsuspecting residents.

  Trial for man guilty of murdering couple at Cleveland car dealership moves into death penalty arguments

The penalty phase in the trial for Joseph McAlpin is underway at the Cuyahoga County Justice Center.

3 juveniles and 2 adults charged in armed robbery at Brooklyn AT&T store

Brooklyn police have now charged a total of five suspects with the armed robbery at the AT&T store.

FBI and police charge Bedford man with robbing 2 banks

Bedford man accused of robbing two banks in Garfield Heights.

Teen accused of raping woman in Cleveland parking garage indicted by grand jury, will be tried as adult

Teen charged with raping woman in downtown parking garage will be tried as an adult.

Cleveland police: suspect at large after fatally shooting 28-year-old man on East Side

Police said the suspect is still on the loose, but there is no description of them at this time.

Man shot to death at R Bar in Canton, suspect in custody

The shooting occurred around 12:40 a.m. Sunday

Stark County Sheriff: investigation underway after resident shoots 24-year-old breaking into their home

The sheriff said detectives determined it was a domestic-related incident.

Former Ohio trucker accused of murder and sexual assault ordered to undergo psychiatric evaluation by judge

A competency hearing was held Friday for Samuel Legg, a man accused of brutally violent crimes that include sexual assault and murder.

60-year-old man found shot to death in Akron

A homicide investigation is underway in Akron.

  Jury finds Cleveland man guilty of murdering live-in girlfriend who left behind 7 children

Jury members deliberated and have reached a verdict in the trial for a Cleveland man charged with murdering his live-in girlfriend.

  Suspect dressed as construction worker attempts to rob armored truck at gunpoint outside of Cleveland Family Dollar

Cleveland police are investigating an armed robbery that took place Thursday morning on the city’s East side.

  2 police cruisers struck near E. 99th & St. Clair, driver in custody, man charge with felonious assault

A police officer reportedly discharged his firearm during the incident.

Massillon police arrest man for allegedly raping, impregnating 11-year-old girl, bond set for $1 million

A man is in the Stark County Jail on a $1 million bond for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl who is now pregnant, according to court documents.

  Fugitive dining on jail food after trying to walk out on $12 tab at Ashtabula Township pizza parlor

A wanted fugitive is now dining on jail food after refusing to pay for his meal at a local restaurant.

Marc’s security guard dragged by thief’s getaway car following tense exchange

Customers looked on Wednesday as a Marc’s store manager and security guard tangled with a man who was trying to steal a cart filled with groceries.

Canton men indicted for stealing 22 weapons from gun store

Five men face federal charges for allegedly stealing 22 guns from a store.

  Garfield Heights man sentenced to life in prison for strangling wife to death

A Garfield Heights man appeared in court Thursday afternoon to learn his punishment for murdering his wife.

Akron triple shooting sparks chaos in neighborhood; gunshot victim critical after crashing car into pole

Chaos broke out in an Akron neighborhood Wednesday night when three people were shot near the intersection of Pardee and Sylvan Avenues.

OH Attorney General files suit against Medina car dealership over title disputes

Carite Medina may be a thing of the past, but past bad business practices are coming back to haunt its former owner.

$100,000 bond for man accused of crashing into an Uber and killing a Beachwood teacher and his girlfriend

Man pleads not guilty to driving drunk and crashing into an Uber, killing two people.

3 Cleveland men indicted for conspiracy to distribute THC cartridges, marijuana

Frank Altieri, 25, David Bruell, 28, and James Campbell, 35, were charged following an April 11 drug bust.

Cleveland police on the hunt for cemetery purse snatchers

Cleveland police are asking for help with identifying the suspects that stole a woman’s purse while she was visiting a relative’s grave.

  Safety of security guard in question after deadly Collinwood McDonald’s shooting

Security guard's gun fires during scuffle with two men at Collinwood McDonalds.