Crime

50-year-old Cleveland man dead, 2 others hospitalized from rollover crash in Olmsted Falls

When troopers arrived, they determined the 2011 Honda went off the left side of the road, struck the center concrete median, overturned several times, and ejected one of its riders, and stopped in a ditch on the north side of the roadway, the Highway Patrol said.

Fugitive of the week: Akron man wanted for aggravated murder

Ohio reports 4,989 new COVID-19 cases, 55 additional deaths

  70-year-old North Olmsted man struck by car while trying to help crash victim

Ohio officials, police departments remember slain Toledo police officer Brandon Stalker

$1M bond set for man charged with shooting 2 Kent police officers during home invasion

  Man accused of murdering 94-year-old Cleveland WWII veteran pleads guilty

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  Garfield Heights Uber driver violently attacked by passengers in carjacking

Home Depot robber wanted by Cleveland Police for shoving employee before taking off with cart full of tools

Aggravated robber wanted by Cleveland Police for attacking woman at West Side gas station

Toledo Police officer shot in standoff dies

Elyria Police search for man who stole from adult entertainment store

  Cuyahoga Falls resident shoots and kills Akron man he claims was an armed intruder

  2 Kent officers, suspect shot during home invasion; 1 officer saved by his bullet-proof vest

"These officers selflessly put themselves in harms way to protect two innocent children from a gunman. We could not be more proud of these courageous and heroic officers,"

SWAT officers arrest man after stand-off at ex-girlfriend’s home

Akron police said the 31-year-old man broke into the woman's home.

Louisville police cruiser hit while at scene of another accident

Police said the driver was impaired.

Akron police arrest man who broke into the library

The suspect suffered minor injuries trying to flee from officers, police said.

  Highland Heights police: Crooks are targeting the elderly by pretending to be from the water department

  Man dead after possible home invasion in Cuyahoga Falls

Kent Police: 2 officers, 1 man injured after shots fired during home invasion

McDonald’s theft: Lorain Police seek information after kids’ tablets are stolen

Police: Woman found dead in Cleveland parking lot, cause of death unknown

Cleveland Police: EMS workers robbed at gunpoint, 2 teens arrested

Man wanted by Willowick Police for information on Planet Fitness theft

Willowick Police said they want to talk to him about a theft that happened at Planet Fitness.

  Caught on camera: Thief steals woman’s purse in broad daylight while she babysits at Ohio City park

She says when she turned her back for a moment to watch the child, the thief snatched her purse.

Lorain Police search for people involved in BP parking lot shooting

Police said the shooting happened at the BP on 28th Street and Broadway Avenue on Dec. 28.

  Legal expert: Prosecutors send a message with charges against former Cleveland schools employee connected to Capitol riot

A legal expert suggests the federal case against a former Cleveland Metropolitan School District employee connected to the deadly riots at the U.S. Capitol was filed to send a firm message before the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden.

Man already in custody now charged with a November murder in Akron

Eugene Davis Jr. was shot and killed on Nov. 22, 2020.

Akron police say speed was a factor in a fatal crash on E. Cuyahoga Falls Ave.

The driver ended up crashing into a retaining wall.

Euclid standoff ends after suspect shoots himself, U.S. Marshals say

Dionta Gulley, 36, had two warrants out for his arrest.

Akron Police: 27-year-old man shot, killed amid argument

Officers found the victim shot around 3:20 a.m. on Friday.

Jewelry thief wanted by Streetsboro Police after breaking into Collector’s Palace by smashing rock through door

He swiftly swiped “many” pieces of jewelry and escaped before officers were alerted to the break-in, according to police.

  East Cleveland City Council President calls for ‘immediate termination’ of officer who turned body camera off before shooting, killing suspect

Officials are calling for the immediate termination of the East Cleveland police officer who shot and killed a suspect last week.

  Willoughby Hills carjacking leaves the victim with gunshot wound in his leg

Hundreds of people living in a Willoughby Hills high rise have to be more alert now that a fellow resident was carjacked.

32-year-old woman shot, killed chasing man who stole her phone from Cleveland store

The man shot her multiple times while she was running down the street.

  Cleveland man charged after allegedly stabbing Broadview Heights officer in the face, head

Michael Stout, of Cleveland, was shot after the stabbing.

Stark County Sheriff to increase DUI enforcement in February

The Start County Sheriff’s Office will spend more time looking for drunk drivers in February.

$1M bond for Akron woman accused of killing another woman

Sara Stubbs, 24, died of multiple stab wounds.

Man arrested after Summit County authorities find cash, guns, drugs and stolen item worth $50,000 on his property

When law enforcement attempted to arrest the 44-year-old man, he sought a firearm, according to a release.

Surveillance cameras help Mayfield Heights police nab bank robber

Jason Chandler is also a suspect in multiple other bank robberies.

Former Ohio police officer arrested for violent threats aimed at D.C. Capitol

The 53-year-old man is being charged with communicating a written threat to conduct a mass shooting or act of terrorism.

Family Dollar robber wanted by Cleveland Police after hurting employee who tried to stop him from stealing clothes

When an employee went to the exit door and held it shut while asking the suspect to return the items, he shoved the employee and pushed the door open, injuring the employee’s hand, according to police.

65-year-old man shot in armed carjacking at Willoughby Hills Towers

The victim was standing by his own black 2010 Ford Fusion in the parking lot when he was approached by a clean-shaven man in his early 20s who brandished a semi-automatic pistol, assaulted the victim, and shot him, Cheif Naegele said.

Duo of thieves wanted by Cleveland Police for breaking and entering into Family Dollar

The two suspects used a tire iron to break into the door and stole cigarettes, electronic speakers, and laundry detergent, police said.

  Summit County prosecutor fights parole of ‘violent offender’ convicted of kidnapping, rape, murder

Thomas Gilbert has spent 40 years in prison. Summit County prosecutors are urging the Ohio Parole Board to keep him there.

  Summit County prosecutor fights parole of ‘violent offender’ convicted of kidnapping, rape, murder

Thomas Gilbert has spent 40 years in prison. Summit County prosecutors are urging the Ohio Parole Board to keep him there.

Police: Man crashes truck into South Euclid house then flees on foot

South Euclid police say they have arrested a man who they believe crashed his truck into a house Monday evening.

Cleveland Bomb Squad called out to CMHA apartment complex

Officers said an explosive device was found.

Cleveland mom convicted of trying to kill 6-year-old son

The 27-year-old tried to smother him with a pillow and beat him with a broom.

  Suspect shot after stabbing Broadview Heights officer in the face, head

The incident started on I-77 North around 2 a.m. Wednesday.

Woman dies a week after she was shot in head by boyfriend

The boyfriend was taken into custody at the time of the shooting.

24-year-old woman stabbed to death in Akron, female suspect in custody

The female suspect was arrested while trying to flee the scene.

  Cleveland Lyft driver fired for admitting to firing legally-owned gun during attempted carjacking

“What if you’re getting attacked? What are you supposed to do then?” she wondered.

  City of Cleveland takes steps to possibly demolish building where the illegal after-hours bar operates

Family and friends of the shooting victims started to come to 19 News, asking if the city could just tear the building down to keep people from getting in it period, after a mother was murdered there.

  Gunfire erupts in Copley restaurant parking lot after guests’ dispute, police say

An on-going dispute between two groups of diners resulted in a shootout in the parking lot of a Copley restaurant Monday evening.

Homeless man goes to prison for 32 years for attacking 4 people with saw in Lake County

One victim lost an eye in the attack.

Serial rapist pleads guilty to raping 2 women in Cleveland, total of 6 victims

Ronald Wheeler will not be eligible for release until August 2075.

  Lake County man gets more than 20 years in prison for intentionally crashing into gas pumps, causing a fire

Two adults and a child managed to escape safely after Michael Craig caught their vehicle on fire.

  Still no charges against former CMSD employee linked to Capitol riots

Days after the FBI searched her home; no criminal charges have been filed against a former Cleveland Metropolitan School District occupational therapist suspected of being inside the United States Capitol during last week’s riot.

  Highway chase ends with utility pole hit, driver thrown from car in Elyria

A parked car and a house were damaged by the crash.

  Cleveland woman dies in violent Bedford car crash

The driver's car landed on multiple vehicles at the Bedford Nissan Dealership.

Woman steals more than $500 of medicine from Streetsboro store

Police say she hid the stolen medicine in her purse.

Cleveland man dies after being shot in Cleveland Heights

Kevin Matthews was shot on Dec. 28, 2020.

Man arrested for acts of public indecency on Akron Metro bus

Police also found a "white powdery substance" and marijuana.

Lorain County Sheriff’s Office: Man jailed following fatal fight

He faces voluntary manslaughter charges, police said.

2 Cleveland businesses face criminal charges after illegal sales bust, OIU says

"Several hundred people were inside the business, shoulder-to-shoulder, with an absence of social distancing and facial coverings."

  Neighbors heartbroken after an elderly Canton woman ran over, killed in hit-skip

Police are asking for community help so the victim's family can get justice.

  Akron police searching for suspects in gun fight, stray bullet struck a home

A shootout in an Akron neighborhood resulted in a nearby home getting struck by a stray bullet.

  Family of 18-year-old killed by officer speaks along with East Cleveland Council after police-involved shooting

Members of the East Cleveland City Council are expected to be joined by the family of an 18-year who was shot and killed by police earlier in the week to provide remarks on the officer-involved incident.

Former Richland County Jail contracted worker convicted of bringing meth into the jail

The Mansfield woman was arrested in July 2020.

Driver of stolen car leads police, troopers on chase into Cleveland, police say

The driver was taken into custody after crashing on the city's West side.

Burglar breaks out 2 store windows in Akron

Both burglaries happened early Friday morning.

58-year-old man shot, killed near Akron automotive shop

The victim was found around noon on Thursday, officials said.

Update: 84-year-old Canton woman dies following hit and run accident

Canton police said the driver never stopped after the accdent.

Willoughby police release photos of duo sought in drug store theft

The pair left the store in a gray station wagon, police said.

Westlake police release dashcam after Browns stars Jedrick Wills, Rashard Higgins were cited for drag racing

The Westlake Police Department released dashcam video on Wednesday showing the traffic stop of Cleveland Browns stars Rashard Higgins and Jedrick Wills, who are accused of drag racing.

  Judge lowers bond for Summit County man accused of kidnapping, raping woman

John Lent was just released from prison in August of 2020.

Orrville police shoot man accused of killing woman

Police said the man yelled “Shoot me!” numerous times before being shot in the right arm.

41-year-old man arrested after Akron police find cash, drugs, gun

The man was charged with multiple crimes.

Woman shot inside Canton Township home, no arrests

The woman is being treated at a local hospital.

U.S. Attorney promises to prosecute any Northern Ohioans involved in Capitol riots

The coffee is on in U.S. Attorney Justin Herdman’s office this morning. Herdman, a Trump appointee, has vowed to hold anyone who committed federal crimes at the Capitol to account in a Tweet Wednesday.