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Newburgh Heights Police searching for 2 suspects after robbery at Family Dollar

Two suspects are wanted by Newburgh Heights Police after an armed robbery took place at a Family Dollar.

Mom of newborn baby found in trash can at Hiram College indicted for aggravated murder

Newborn baby found in trash can at Hiram College, was alive at birth, police say

Euclid Police recover drugs, loaded handguns, large amount of cash, and 2 stolen cars while arresting 2

Cleveland woman charged with beating man to death with iron pleads not guilty

2020 Murder rate in Northeast Ohio (interactive map)

Cleveland police officer indicted on charges of felonious assault and abduction

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  Coroner identifies victim of deadly shooting near Cuyahoga County Juvenile Justice Center

North Canton Police arrest 2 out of 3 suspects after Zepp’s Pizza employee ran over by car during robbery

Springdale officer killed, sergeant hurt in I-275 crash after pursuit

  1 dead, 1 hospitalized after shooting near the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Justice Center

Akron man caught with 35 pounds of cocaine faces years behind bars, authorities say

Man shot in the head in South Collinwood dies at hospital

Bratenahl condominiums concierge sentenced to 6-9 years for stealing over $200,000 worth of jewelry from residents

He entered four apartments when residents weren't home.

  Trial for Akron arson suspect accused of killing 9 people on hold due to the coronavirus

Stanley Ford's trial will resume on April 1.

Mom of Cleveland 10-year-old who shot and killed a 1-year-old boy pleads guilty

Brittney Nicole McTier will be sentenced on May 5.

  Cleveland Heights woman convicted of stabbing faux fur wearer committed to Twin Valley Hospitals

Meredith Lowell stabbed the victim in the arm.

  Parma dad sentenced to life in prison for murdering 1-year-old son

Ohio police catch bank burglary suspect ‘red handed’ trying to open safe with power tool

Elderly couple dead after apparent murder-suicide in Lyndhurst

33 years in prison for teen who raped woman inside Cleveland parking garage

Sex charges dismissed against Cleveland police recruit; menacing case ongoing

Cleveland Police: 26-year-old woman arrested after allegedly killing 65-year-old man with clothes iron

School bus aide indicted on sex charges after Tallmadge Police say he let children 'dig around in his pocket’ for candy

A former Tallmadge Schools bus aide with a criminal history was indicted by a Summit County grand jury after police said he inappropriately touched five young girls on a bus.

  Police make arrest in 1991 cold case murder of woman in Akron

Police say the single mother suffered blunt force trauma and had been sexually assaulted, stabbed multiple times, and set on fire after being dumped in the street.

Bedford bank robber who wore skull mask during crime, sentenced to 7 years in prison

Crawford Williams robbed the Bedford Citizens Bank.

  Cleveland Police officers paid to ‘guard’ open garage at West Side station

The Cleveland Police Department has been spending hundreds of dollars each day since last Friday for officers to guard a garage left open by a broken door at the District 1 police station.

  Day 2: Death penalty trial continues as witnesses testify against accused serial arsonist

Stanley Ford is charged with purposely setting three fires in Akron that killed a total of nine people in 2017.

Jury finds Summit County deputy not guilty of sexual battery and gross sexual imposition

Antonio Williamson was accused of assaulting a 26-year-old woman.

$1 million bond for man accused of murdering a North Canton barber

Alex Vilayseng was shot and killed while standing in the driveway of his home.

  Carjacking at Beachwood Place Mall triggers high-speed police chase on I-271

Three suspects carjacked a man in a Beachwood Place Mall parking garage on Tuesday night, then led police on a high-speed chase on I-271.

Former University of Akron coach under investigation for allegedly videotaping, photographing women without their consent

The police report lists seven victims.

  Cleveland 19-year-old pleads guilty to multiple carjackings

Police said the carjackings happened in Tremont, Ohio City and Lakewood.

  Stark County group home resident indicted for murdering a woman who worked there

Lisa Isom was stabbed to death in the parking lot.

North Royalton man convicted of attacking officer, gouging her eyes

John Pugnea will be sentenced April 6.

  Opening arguments for Akron arson suspect accused of killing 9 people

The youngest victim was a 1-year-old child.

Cleveland Police: investigation underway after 50-year-old mother found dead in her apartment from ‘suspected violence’

An investigation is underway after a son found his 50-year-old mother dead in an apartment from what the Cleveland Division of Police called, “suspected violence.”

Man fatally shot with own gun after shooting another man during fight at Cleveland gas station

A homicide investigation is underway after a 22-year-old man was fatally shot with his own gun after shooting a 27-year-old man when a fight broke out between them at a gas station, according to the Cleveland Division of Police.

  Evidence photos reveal exclusive new details in murder investigation linked to Cleveland mayor’s grandson

19 News investigators have uncovered never-before-seen evidence from a homicide investigation involving the grandson of Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson.

  Cleveland Police closing road for vigil honoring man killed, 17 others shot at motorcycle club

A vigil is being held on Monday after a Saturday night shooting turned deadly at a party hosted by the Omens Motorcycle Club, including members of other local and national motorcycle clubs including Zulus and the Wheels of Soul on Cleveland’s East Side, said Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia of the Cleveland Di

  Former Cuyahoga County jail guards sentenced to prison for attacking inmate

The former Cuyahoga County corrections officers accused of attacking an inmate were sentenced on Monday.

  Cleveland Police: Shooting at party with multiple clubs leaves 1 dead, 17 others injured

A Saturday night shooting that happened at a party hosted by the Omens Motorcycle Club, including members of other local and national motorcycle clubs included Zulus and the Wheels of Soul on Cleveland’s East Side, said Sgt. Jennifer Ciaccia of the Cleveland Division of Police.

North Canton man found lying in driveway dies from gunshot wound, 28-year-old man arrested for murder

When officers arrived, they found a man lying in the driveway of a home who suffered from a gunshot wound to the upper body, according to chief.

Warren suspects still on the run after robbing store back in Jan.

Warren police are still searching for the two suspects that robbed Sparkle Market back on Jan. 15, according to the report.

  19-year-old suspected of being linked to hit-and-run of girl walking off Cleveland school bus arrested

Cleveland police arrested a 19-year-old man suspected to be involved in the hit-skip that injured a 9-year-old girl hit by a car that ignored her school bus’ flashing lights in late Feb., according to the report.

2 Garfield Heights police officers injured after cruiser crashed into the other during chase

Two Garfield Heights police officers were injured when one cruiser rear-ended the other during a chase stemming from a traffic violation in the early morning hours of Friday, according to Chief Robert Byrne.

  Newly obtained body camera footage shows response to Cleveland mayor’s home during homicide investigation

After more than six months of repeated public records requests, 19 News investigators just obtained portions of police body camera footage showing the initial police response to the Cleveland mayor’s home in connection with a homicide investigation.

Cleveland police recruit charged with 8 counts of GSI, 1 count of attempted rape and 1 count kidnapping

Joseph Patterson, 24, has been suspended without pay.

  Cleveland police recruit charged with gross sexual imposition, kidnapping and attempted rape

Joseph Patterson, 24, has been suspended without pay.

Akron high school student pleads guilty to bringing a loaded gun to school

Tiqcwon Brent brought the gun to North High School.

Cleveland police officer pleads not guilty to felonious assault

Officer John Hawk is accused of hitting a person in the face.

  $250,000 bond for Akron daughter accused of stabbing her mom to death

Brenda Powell was murdered inside her home Tuesday.

Update: Two men charged after gunshot victim crashes into Canton garage; dies from his injuries

Officers found him when they responded to the accident.

Cleveland police recruit and 2 officers face felonies in 3 separate cases

An officer did cause ‘serious physical harm’ to an unidentified person.

  Driver shot in the back crashes into garage and dies in Canton, triggering police investigation

Canton Police are trying to piece together what happened after a man shot in the back while driving crashed into a family’s garage on Wednesday.

Barberton man who murdered his father locked away for life

Shannon Ingol, 22, of Barberton, pleaded guilty to murder on Wednesday for fatally shooting his father, according to Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh.

  Daughter charged with murder after stabbing mother to death, Akron police say

Brenda Powell was murdered inside her home Tuesday.

Parma bank robber captured by police after brazen heist

Police said Jason Nichta confessed to the crime.

  Former Westlake city worker convicted of stealing thousands of dollars from union account gets probation

Paul Johnson must also pay back $77,000.

  Drunken driver who struck a tow truck operator, causing him to lose part of his leg, sentenced to 3 years at Lorain County Correctional

Roy Hollingsworth was three times over the legal limit.

Geauga County K9 finds meth hidden inside a car

Deputies said the drugs were hidden under the driver's seat.

  Akron Police investigating after 50-year-old woman stabbed to death

Akron Police investigating after 50-year-old woman stabbed to death

Cleveland officer suspended for felony theft faces indictment, police say

Cleveland policeman Lorenzo Brazzell Jr. was indicted Tuesday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court on two felony charges for “theft in office.”

50-year-old Akron woman stabbed to death; 19-year-old woman injured

Akron police were called to the home for a welfare check.

Armed carjacking outside Aldi on Cleveland’s East Side being investigated

Victim was also robbed of his money.

  Medina police track down caller who made violent threats against pastor, no charges expected

Police have tracked down the man who made violent threats to a Medina pastor, and the church he serves, over the pastor’s support of the LGBTQ community.

Couple wanted for robbing 2 businesses at gunpoint arrested after Lake County chase

Officers added the driver, Shaun Phipps, was drunk.

4 armed men rob pharmacy on Cleveland’s East Side

An employee was pistol-whipped during the robbery.

Home health aides arrested for scamming 89-year-old Akron woman

They used the victim's credit and bank cards to pay their own bills, police said.

US Marshals arrest ‘top priority’ Akron aggravated robbery suspect

Harold Hamilton is accused of robbing four businesses on Copley Road since Jan. 26.

  Grand jury indicts man for murdering 27-year-old Akron mom

Tyree Omenai will be arraigned on March 4.

  Scientists say criminals can now alter a recording of your voice to potentially scam your loved ones

The Cuyahoga County Scam squad is warning everyone about new technology criminals may be using to pose as grandchildren, or anyone you trust to get information and money.

  ‘I wasn’t giving up without a fight!’: 92-year-old Cleveland man goes toe to toe with armed carjackers

Every Sunday morning, 92-year-old Norval Storvall goes to community A.M.E. Church on Lexington Avenue for breakfast and service, but this past Sunday, his routine screeched to a halt.

  Tallmadge school bus aide facing sex charges had criminal past, why did he get the job?

Police say Howard Franklin Jr. allegedly touched five girls between the ages of 6 and 9 inappropriately on a school bus last September.

  Faux fur stabbing: Victim speaks out after attacker’s lawyer equated autism with violence

“Autism does not equal violence.,” the victim said, while discussing the last year’s Cleveland Heights church stabbing with 19 News.

Mom and son on the loose after not returning to the Wayne County Jail

A judge allowed them to leave jail to attend the calling hours for a relative who died.

Man accused of groping woman at House of Blues Cleveland changes plea to guilty

A House of Blues employee working security told police he witnessed May touching a woman “inappropriately” during a concert on Oct. 17.

Akron man and woman wanted for robbing 2 businesses at gunpoint

Officers added the couple should be considered armed and dangerous.

  New Painesville gas station video shows driver rescuing child out of fiery truck after SUV rams through pump

More footage of the events that rattled Painesville on Saturday is being uncovered after a driver crashed his SUV into several cars and gas station pumps before threatening responding deputies as the car went up in flames, according to the Lake County Sheriff’s Office.

Akron man arrested for allegedly shooting his own brother with stolen revolver

Police said the victim told officers that his brother, Romello Jackson, struck him in the head with a revolver and shot him during an argument.

Driver accused of plowing through several Sheffield Lake yards in jail for warrant

A driver who’s accused of plowing through several backyards in Sheffield Lake and causing destruction is in jail without bond.