Crime

Youngstown Police arrest 20-year-old man who allegedly threatened Jewish community

The Anti-Defamation League is speaking out after a man was arrested by Youngstown police in conjunction with the FBI after allegedly making “a credible online threat to the Youngstown JCC and Jewish community.”

  2 teens, ages 13 and 16, charged with allegedly assaulting homeless men with baseball bats in Wooster

Police investigating after man stabbed to death at Elyria gas station

Ohio doctor facing years behind bars after peddling tens of thousands of painkillers, prosecutors allege

Cleveland Police Homicide Unit investigating after woman found dead when odor was reported coming from West Side apartment

Ashtabula man indicted on 12 counts of rape for allegedly sexually assaulting teen girls at his catering business

Ruckus at Cleveland bar nearly ends in murder after man shot in the face

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  Cleveland Heights mother says 7-year-old daughter was sexually assaulted by classmate

  18-year-old charged with sexually assaulting several Berea-Midpark football players at Case Western Reserve University dormitory

Pipe bomb detonated in Akron after tip led police to makeshift explosive

BCI agents in Hartville ‘assisting in a search for evidence’

  Man sentenced to death for 2017 murder of Parma Heights couple

Man pleads guilty to driving drunk and hitting a Stow police officer in construction zone

  Man with BB gun causes brief panic at Greyhound bus station in downtown Cleveland

One person was taken into custody at the scene.

  Elderly Cleveland man and grandson carjacked by gunmen in driveway (interactive auto theft map)

Larry Fistek, 79, had just returned to his Burger Avenue home on the city of Cleveland’s southwest side when three men with guns approached him and demanded his car keys.

  Cleveland Police question truck driver after unsecured load crippled 100 cars on I-77 (bodycam)

19 News just got the bodycam video of police confronting a truck driver accused of causing a massive mess on I-77.

  Cleveland councilman pushes for change after group assaults 72-year-old man who hit dirt bike rider with pickup truck

  Update: Ohio woman’s remains identified after decades through new DNA technology

Man carjacked at gunpoint in Cleveland’s Gordon Square neighborhood

  Cleveland police officer pleads not guilty to robbery, aggravated theft (Walmart surveillance video)

Cleveland motorcycle rider injured in a hit skip accident

  Five children die in PA daycare fire, including four siblings; fire chief

  Task force will seek to enhance security at Cleveland Public Libraries after deadly shooting

The city of Cleveland says it’s forming a task force that will begin meeting this week to make sure your family stays safe.

  1 killed in double shooting near Akron high school

20-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene

Painesville police investigating shooting of a 22-year-old man

Police said the victim was shot near Brentwood Apartments

Akron Police investigating after multiple people shot near Firestone high school, 1 dead

Police have yet to confirm how many people were injured or what the extent of their injuries are.

  Cleveland Police searching for shooting suspects after bullet grazes 7-year-old girl

Police said the suspects fled on foot after a bullet grazed the 7-year-old girl on the back.

  8-year-old girl struck by hit-and-run driver is fine—and Brooklyn Heights firefighters surprise her with a gift

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Brooklyn Heights Police Department.

  Man accused of yelling ‘n-word’ while trying to pull gun on black woman pleads not guilty (video)

Johnathan Hydock is charged with ethnic intimidation, aggravated menacing, driving under suspension, leaving the scene of an accident and assured clear distance.

  Another criminal walks out of Cuyahoga County Court before going to prison

The Cuyahoga County Jail is bursting at the seams. Overcrowded far beyond what it was built to hold. It has stirred a debate over ways to allow more of those arrested to be on bond awaiting trial. One of those out on bond is Lameer Rayshawn Kidd.

  DEA warns of deadly fentanyl-laced pills mimicking Oxycodone in Ohio

A deadly pill mimicking prescription drugs is making it’s way through Ohio. It’s called ‘blue fentanyl’ and it looks just like a pill you might get from your doctor.

Woman shot multiple times, man found dead inside Mansfield home

Authorities said they believe “the incident to be contained”

Euclid Police searching for man who robbed Sprint store at gunpoint

The Euclid Police Department said they are searching for the suspect who robbed the Sprint store on Lakeshore Boulevard on Tuesday.

Protesters, seeking change at Cuyahoga County Jail, rally against deaths and overcrowding

Nine inmates have died since June 2018, and 10 former jail employees face criminal charges related to physical violence and civil rights violations.

  Resignation or termination: Either way, Cleveland fire union wants Chief Calvillo out of the department

“The basic complaint here is that Chief Angelo Calvillo was actively campaigning, circulating petitions and getting signatures for Mayor Frank Jackson’s campaign,” is how Local 93 President Fran Lally summed up the union’s complaint.

  DEA hopes education and enforcement will curb mounting overdose death toll in Cuyahoga County

The Cleveland division of The DEA introduced a new initiative to prevent drug abuse and target drug dealers in the city.

Euclid woman pleads guilty to torching Sunoco Gas Station; authorities actively investigating new arson cases

A Euclid woman appeared in Cuyahoga County Court on Tuesday and fessed up to burning down a Sunoco Gas Station two years ago.

$1 million bond for man accused of killing a 19-year-old inside a Cleveland library bathroom

Brandon Cutnoe was shot multiple times in the Old Brooklyn branch on Pearl Road

Alliance police arrest man accused of yelling racial slurs after car accident

Butler, PA man is facing charges of ethnic intimidation and aggravated menacing

  Escaped inmate on run after correctional administrator found dead at Tenn. prison

A prison inmate is on the run and authorities believe he is responsible for the murder of a corrections employee.

Truck driver fatally struck by hit-and-run driver while stopped on turnpike with hazard lights on

OSHP is looking for a white straight truck seen near the scene of the crash

Bomb Squad evacuates restaurant on Cleveland’s West Side

Building was evacuated and traffic diverted for several hours

Cleveland Police homicide unit investigating body discovered on East Side

The Cleveland Division of Police said the Homicide Unit and Special Investigations Unit are investigating a body discovered on Thursday morning.

Alert Summit County neighbor spots burglary in process

Police said two suspects are now in custody

Victims of mass shooting in Dayton identified

Police confirm that one of the nine shooting victims was the shooter’s sister, Megan.

Betts family releases statement following mass shooting, requests privacy

The gunman killed nine people and wounded 27 before Dayton police killed him

Reports of armed robber trigger brief lockdown at South Euclid’s Oakwood Commons plaza

A voice came over the intercom Tuesday night at Burlington coat factory and warned shoppers that an armed robber was in the area.

  Euclid officer caught on camera punching suspect charged with assault after investigation by special prosecutor (video)

Special Prosecutor Dominic Vitantonio was appointed this summer to review the police brutality case involving Euclid Officer Michael Amiott, and after a weeks-long investigation, he has moved to file charges against the policeman.

Grand jury indicts man accused of killing a 19-year-old inside a Cleveland library bathroom

Paul Sender remains held on a $1 million bond

Baberton man arrested for making threats against the Department of Job and Family Services

James Carroll is charged with aggravated menacing

Man wanted for slicing a victim’s throat in Painesville arrested by Niles police

Suspect was captured after allegedly leading police on a chase

  Court hearing postponed for mother accused of leaving ‘Geauga’s Child’ to die in woods 26 years ago

The mother accused of killing “Geauga’s Child” was scheduled to appear in court on Tuesday afternoon, but all proceedings happened behind closed doors.

  Bodycam video shows Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson’s great-grandson arrested after shooting at police during chase; Jackson refuses to comment on case

The Cleveland Division of Police released video showing the recent arrest of Mayor Frank Jackson’s great-grandson.

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson to host 36th annual ‘Night Out Against Crime’ event

The event focuses on “creating safe places to live, work and play” in the City of Cleveland.

  Victim of previous wrong way-driver crash reacts to Sunday’s disastrous, multiple-fatality wreck

Two innocent people were killed on I-90 east as a wrong way driver slammed head-on into their car.

22-year-old Maple Heights man shot to death at RTA Rapid station in East Cleveland

East Cleveland Police are investigating after a young man was gunned down in the parking lot of the Superior Rapid Station early Sunday morning.

  Legal to buy bullet proof vests, but Northeast Ohio businesses tend to be wary of who they sell to

“We don’t, we don’t sell outside of security and law enforcement personnel.”

90-year-old Cleveland man robbed, covered with bed sheet during home invasion

Suspect fled after taking money out of the victim's pocket

  Dayton community still in shock following tragic mass shooting, ‘We can never forget them,' President Trump tweets

The mass shooting left 9 dead and 27 injured.

29-year-old man murdered on Cleveland’s West Side

Kellen May was shot in the area of W. 97th and Denison

Police looking for suspect who shot and killed man riding a bike on Cleveland’s East Side

Police say suspect also robbed victim after the shooting

  3 people were killed and 2 others injured in wrong way crash on I-90

Accident happened around 11:45 p.m. near Lorain Avenue

Man shot in the head and chest dies on Cleveland’s East Side

A second man was murdered Saturday on Cleveland’s East Side as the city’s wave of gun violence drags on.

19-year-old dies at University Hospitals after shooting on Cleveland’s East Side

A 19-year-old man lost his life following a shooting on Cleveland’s East Side on Saturday.

Cleveland police searching for suspect who shot man to death on the West Side

The suspect reportedly fled the scene in a grey or silver SUV.

  Back-to-back gun incidents reported at Rocky River Metroparks Reservation near site of recent double murder

Tow reported incidents in the Rocky River Reservation has some wondering if they are related to a double homicide earlier this year.

  Mother with criminal history was at McDonald’s when 3-year-old escaped home and drowned in pool

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner identified 3-year-old Aria Kalinich as the Strongsville child who drowned in a backyard pool on Thursday.

Woman robbed at gunpoint at Metroparks’ Rocky River Reservation, near area where 2 people were murdered in June

Suspects fled into the woods after grabbing her purse

  2 minors arrested for leading Parma Heights police on 100 mph chase in stolen car (video)

At times speeds reached over 100mph

  Mother, staring down 3-year prison sentence for hit-skip, turns herself in after fleeing Cleveland courtroom

Tyshell Connor was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday after severely injuring a woman in a hit-skip incident in Westlake.

Accused bank robber who handed teller a note with his address pleads not guilty

Suspect robbed the U.S. Bank in the 7900 block of Euclid Avenue

5 people arrested in a massive sex sting at massage parlors in court Friday

Agents say the arrests are a result of a 2 year investigation

Akron-area wrestling coach pleads not guilty to sexual battery, failure to comply with underage alcohol laws

Justin "Harry" Lester is accused of having a relationship with a student

  Missing 3-year-old girl found in a pool behind Strongsville home has died

The Strongsville Police Department is investigating after a missing 3-year-old child was hospitalized after officers found her in a pool.

DNA found on partially eaten cookie leads Akron Police to burglar

Akron Police were on the hunt for a local burglar, and the unlikeliest piece of evidence -- a cookie -- proved to be the key in capturing the suspect.

1 dead, juvenile in custody after gun battle in Cleveland

Gunfight leaves on dead another shot in leg

Willoughby man pleads guilty to abandoning his dog in the woods in freezing weather for days

The pit bull mix was out in the cold for several days

Bank robber who handed teller a note with his address in custody, FBI confirms

Authorities were quickly able to ID the man thanks to his helpful clue.

Painesville man suffers multiple stab wounds, blunt force trauma in assault

Police in Painesville are investigating the brutal assault of a 39-year-old man.

Woman accused of fatally striking cyclist in Avon Lake pleads not guilty

Sharan Carr, 64, is accused of hitting and killing Richard “Randy” Knilans, 66, in Avon Lake back on June 6.