Crime

Cleveland Police searching for suspect who shot 16-year-old boy overnight

Police said the teen was shot in the foot in the 6200 block of Gertrude Avenue at 2:24 a.m.

Youngstown man sentenced to 136 years in prison for multiple Lake County rapes of juvenile victims

2 Cleveland shootings connected that claimed lives of man and teen on West Side

2020 Murder rate in Northeast Ohio (interactive map)

2 Cleveland men shot during gun sale; 1 died

24-year-old man found dead in the backyard of a home on Cleveland’s West Side

Citizens help Garfield Heights police catch Walgreens robber

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  Killer of reverend’s daughter arrested by officers and FBI, Cleveland Police say

1 man killed, 3 others shot at East Cleveland gas station

Pennsylvania murder suspect believed to be hiding in Cleveland

Months-long rape investigation results in arrest of 53-year-old Stark County man

Cleveland car break-ins down 40% from last year

3 RTA passengers taken to hospital after car and bus crash in Shaker Heights

South Euclid warns residents of phishing attack that could allow criminals to take over your computer

"There will be more scams like this, so please remember to always Think Before You Click!”

Gov. Mike DeWine condemns threats against Ohio Sen. Vernon Sykes, and daughter Rep. Emilia Sykes

Ohio House Minority Leader Emilia Sykes and her father, Ohio Sen. Vernon Sykes, were threatened over the weekend.

Cleveland driver pleads guilty to being high on PCP when he killed a woman

Traci Simmons was killed and three others seriously injured.

  Two shooting deaths, just blocks apart within five minutes in West Cleveland neighborhood

Cleveland police homicide detectives are investigating two deadly shootings that occurred in the same West side neighborhood within five minutes of each other.

  Akron firefighters respond to 2nd house fire in less than 3 hours

'Armed and dangerous’ man suspected of shooting 2 people on Memorial Day wanted by Lorain police

  Akron police make arrest in murder of 68-year-old man

Akron firefighters battle 2 alarm blaze

Ohio woman, her boyfriend accused of ‘severe abuse’ that led to death of her 7-year-old son

Violent Memorial Day weekend: 7 shootings, 3 stabbings reported in Cleveland in just over 24-hour period

Norwalk Police searching for theft suspect who left in black Chevy HHR

Call Norwalk Police at (419) 668-3311 if you can identify the suspect.

Mentor Police searching for alleged shoplifter who left store in white van

Call Officer Miller at (440) 255-1234 if you can identify him.

  Northeast Ohio weather: partly sunny today, hot and humid through Memorial Day

Fog early, then partly sunny with highs in the low to mid-70s.

New info connects man to white car sought by investigators in Maddie Bell case

Here's how you can help

Woman on the run after striking Ohio trooper’s cruiser on Turnpike

Authorities are searching for a woman driving a 2018 Chevy Impala who struck an Ohio State Highway Patrol cruiser during a chase Friday in Ravenna.

68-year-old Akron man murdered in home, car stolen

Officers went to the home for a welfare check, after the victim had not been seen for a period of time.

Cleveland man used Snapchat to produce child porn, federal officials say

Officials added when they executed a search warrant at his home, they found numerous devices containing images of child porn.

Akron man had more than 1,400 child porn images, federal officials say

Matthew Barlow, 38, is also a registered sex offender.

  34-year-old man killed, 3 others sent to hospital after shooting near Cleveland store

Michael Smith was found shot in the 11000 block of Miles Avenue.

ODOT: High-speed drunken driver arrested after crashing through construction zone in Akron (video)

A suspected drunken driver sideswiped an ODOT work truck early Thursday morning, causing the car to spin out and slide through a construction zone.

Investigators trying to identify man in connection with Maddie Bell’s disappearance

Bell left her house in Greenfield on Sunday afternoon and did not return.

North Royalton business owner indicted for embezzling, not paying taxes to the IRS

John George Medas, 67, was indicted on a total of 25 counts.

Death of Cleveland 16-year-old now ruled a homicide, police say

According to detectives, Malachi Wicks was accidentally shot by another juvenile.

20-year-old man shot in the back in Maple Heights

Police said there are no arrests.

15 vehicles vandalized in Akron, police want help identifying suspects (VIDEO)

Officers said it happened on May 14.

  Ohio teen still missing after heading to a tanning salon Sunday

The search continues for a missing Ohio teenager who never made it home after going to a tanning salon.

  UPDATE: ‘A victory for domestic violence survivors across Ohio’: Aisha’s Law moves forward after Ohio House approval

The bipartisan bill was named after Aisha Fraser, a former Shaker Heights school teacher who was brutally murdered by her ex-husband following years of domestic abuse.

Wife, stepdaughter of former Ohio pastor sent to prison for tampering with child sex trafficking investigation

The wife and stepdaughter of a former Ohio pastor convicted of sexually assaulting a teen girl were both sent to prison for several years after previously pleading guilty to witness tampering during the investigation.

Bolivar man arrested for leading police on a chase, tossing gun out of car

Akron police said Gabriel Witham was also driving a stolen car.

  31-year-old man sentenced to 19 years for shooting a Cleveland police officer multiple times

Officer Shane McNea survived being shot in both legs.

  Cleveland gunman arrested after police chase in Lakewood (video)

Justin Hill, 18, of Cleveland, was arrested and charged with fleeing and eluding police, after a brief chase that began in Lakewood.

Two victims rushed to UH after gunfire erupts in front of Cleveland liquor store

Two people were rushed to University Hospitals on Tuesday night after a shooting on the city’s East Side.

Cleveland police charge driver in high-speed crash that left woman dead, 2 young girls seriously injured

Cleveland police say a 20-year-old man is being held criminally responsible for a crash that resulted in a woman’s death and serious injuries to her two children.

Uber driver shot in Cleveland, drives himself to the hospital

The victim was shot in the chest during an attempt carjacing.

Lakewood Police searching for suspects accused of shoplifting over $1,000 in medications from CVS twice

The Lakewood Police Department is asking for help identifying the male and female accused of shoplifting over $1,000 in over-the-counter medications from CVS on two separate occasions.

Police investigating suspected murder-suicide in Middleburg Heights

Police believe a father shot his adult son, who was bedridden and on a ventilator, before turning the gun on himself.

Elyria Walmart pharmacist arrested at work for making terroristic threats

Nicholas Rashedi is now out on bond.

Stark County man fights with deputies during arrest for drive-by shooting, officials say

Jordan Harris is accused of shooting up his neighbor's home in East Canton.

ADT home security cameras stolen during Cleveland burglary

The crime happened in the Clark Fulton neighborhood on May 10.

Man dead, another injured after shots fired as rap video was being filmed in Cleveland

A 26-year-old man is dead and a 21-year-old man is injured after both were shot multiple times, according to Cleveland Police.

CLE Clothing Co. gets broken into with brick through window less than a day after opening

We haven’t even been open 24 hours and someone thought it would be cool to throw a brick through our window, steal some women’s tees and only to get arrested 30 minutes later....you can break glass, but you can’t break us.”

Cleveland Police respond to 6 shootings in less than a day

Cleveland Police confirmed officers responded to six shootings between 6 p.m. Friday and 3 a.m. Saturday.

Former Cleveland Clinic doctor arrested at his Shaker Heights home for failing to reveal ties to China

The FBI confirmed former Cleveland Clinic employee Dr. Qing Wang was arrested after being charged with false claims and wire fraud related to more than $3.6 million in grant funding that Dr. Wang and his Cleveland Clinic Foundation research group received from the NIH.

  Cleveland Police: Wrong way driver pulled over after going westbound on East Shoreway (video)

Justin Deshawn Mitchell was pulled over Wednesday morning for driving the wrong way on the East Shoreway at about 6 a.m., according to Cleveland Police.

Man accused of killing his 8-month-old daughter arrested in Cleveland

The U.S. Marshals Service and other federal and local law enforcement agencies arrested a man on Wednesday who is suspected of killing his infant daughter.

Man charged in deadly triple shooting at East Cleveland gas station

A Cleveland man is facing charges for a triple shooting at a gas station that claimed the life of a 24-year-old bystander.

Sentencing for Cleveland man convicted of Christmas Day fatal hit-skip

The victim was the mother of three young boys.

Akron police find drugs and $46,000 in 17-year-old’s book bag

The teen was in the back seat of a car whose driver was pulled over for speeding and running stop signs.

21-year-old man behind bars after stealing car at gunpoint, firing shot as he ran away from Perry Township police

The man was captured by a barn after authorities used drones to help their search, according to police.

FBI: Cleveland man planning to ambush and kill federal authorities arrested in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Christian Stanley Ferguson, 20, of Cleveland, was arrested in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park on May 8, for planning to ambush, kill and rob federal law enforcement officers, the Cleveland FBI reports.

Portage County driver shoots woman riding in his car 3 times, deputies say

The victim called a friend after she was shot.

Cleveland man shot and killed while riding in a Jeep

This happened in the area of Larchmont Road and St. Clair Avenue at 7:45 p.m. Monday.

Woman, 1-year-old child found in Alabama after reported kidnapping from Cleveland area

Cleveland police say a woman and a young child were located across the country after reportedly being kidnapped from Northeast Ohio.

Cleveland man who groped woman at House of Blues must register as a sex offender for 15 years

Daniel May touched a 26-year-old woman against her will at a concert on Oct. 17, 2019.

Ashtabula County mail carrier indicted for selling drugs on her route

Darcy Spangler remains out on bond.

  Lake County Grand Jury indicts driver for crashing into gas pumps, causing a fire at gas station (VIDEO)

Michael Craig was taken into custody after a brief standoff.

  Richland County man indicted for the murder of his 22-year-old wife

Alec Blair is being held on a $1 million bond.

Stepbrothers accused of murder in Clifton Heights could argue self-defense, legal expert says

A self-defense argument will depend on several factors, according to a legal expert.

Akron Police need help identifying suspect who stole victim’s motorcycle

Police need your help in identifying a suspect who stole a victim’s motorcycle during a Craiglist buy on the 1600 block of Mohawk Avenue.

Cleveland Gang Impact Unit investigating triple shooting by house party

The Cleveland Division of Police confirmed the Gang Impact Unit is investigating after three people were shot at a house party with juveniles on scene on Friday night.

Homicide investigation underway after man found shot in car in Cleveland on Thursday dies

Cleveland Police confirmed a homicide investigation is now underway after the 28-year-old man who was found shot in a car on Thursday has died.

UPDATE: One woman is dead and another is behind bars after fatal stabbing in Elyria

The murder suspect, Holly Baire, pleaded not guilty and is being held on a $1 million bond.

  Man dies after being shot in chest at Cleveland gas station

The shooting happened at the HP Gas Station on East 140th Street and Kinsman Avenue around 11 p.m., according to EMS.

19-year-old Elyria woman accused of murdering 20-year-old woman

Eboni McElroy with aggravated murder, felonious assault and tampering with evidence.

Geauga County deputies bust 2 men with meth, heroin, handgun after month of complaint calls

Deputies caught two men with drugs after receiving numerous narcotics complaints throughout April.

Family Dollar robbery suspect armed with a kitchen knife, Cleveland police say

The robbery happened on May 4 at the Clark Avenue store.

2 people die in Stark County house fire

Firefighters found both the victims inside the badly damaged home on Sherr Ave SE.

3 men reach $18 million settlement with Cleveland for wrongful imprisonment in connection to 1975 murder

Three men who were wrongfully convicted and imprisoned in connection to a 1975 deadly robbery have reached a multi-million dollar settlement with the city of Cleveland.