Crime

  Former Cleveland school therapist has new lawyer in federal case connected to deadly riots at U.S. Capitol

  Man accused of shooting Willowick police officer released from rehab facility

  2nd person in custody for deadly drive-by of 6-year-old girl in South Collinwood

26-year-old man murdered in Euclid

  Suspect accused of beating 85-year-old Canton man behind bars

Driver runs away from OSHP after traffic stop leads to crash with another car, building

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  Captured: Suspect accused of beating 85-year-old Canton man arrested for attempted murder

  2nd person charged in deadly drive-by of 6-year-old girl shot while sleeping in South Collinwood home

North Royalton woman faces judge for allegedly killing 2 Lakewood men while driving impaired, speeding

  US Marshals join search for ex-boyfriend of missing Shelby, Ohio woman

564 grams of drugs, more than $100,000 in cash, multiple guns seized by Akron police in raid

  Cleveland mayor’s grandson, Frank Q. Jackson, appears in court for domestic violence charge

  Fugitive runs away from troopers, hides in tree in Ashland County

The fugitive ran away while he was in the passenger seat of a car during a traffic stop.

Canal Fulton police believe butane hash oil lab to blame for apartment complex explosion

When first responders arrived, they found a small fire and a male trying to piece together an apartment by placing bricks back in place on the three-unit complex, Chief Swartz said.

Village of Clinton Fire Department removes man from Tuscarawas River

The Village of Clinton removed a man Monday from the Tuscarawas River after he fled from police.

  East Cleveland police chief says he will take another look at his pursuit policy; department has chased at least 59 suspects so far this year

19 Investigates discovered that’s more than double the number of people officers had pursued at this time last year. Hannah Catlett sat down for a one-on-one interview with the police chief to discuss his policy.

Firelands High School evacuated, searched after student receives bomb threat via text message

Summit County Sheriff: Green homeowner shoots intruder after man tries to enter his residence

Ex-boyfriend of missing Shelby woman now charged with kidnapping, deputies say

Streetsboro carjacker pressed a gun to a woman’s head after demanding her keys

Cleveland man rapes woman while out on parole, police say

  Elderly Canton man beaten by driver after car accident

  Euclid police officer accused of sexually assaulting 13-year-old girl

A Euclid police officer was indicted on seven counts, including attempted rape and other sex crimes, stemming from an investigation involving a teen girl.

Two men rob Akron food store at gunpoint

One of the men fired a shot while inside the store.

  Former Avon fire chief pleads no contest to pandering obscenity involving a minor

Frank Root Jr. remains out on bond.

Woman held at gunpoint with kids in house in Coventry Township, Sheriff says

The woman and children were able to escape through a bedroom window.

Cleveland police identify 20-year-old man who was shot and killed, then found using drag marks

Police found Hatcher when they were investigating a stolen vehicle.

Grand jury indicts dump truck driver who struck overhead sign in deadly I-480 accident

Daniel Ripepi, 62, was killed in the accident.

Shooting on Haltnorth Walk kills 51-year-old man, Cleveland Police say

A passerby found the victim and called police.

Trail of drag marks led Cleveland Police to 20-year-old man who was fatally shot

Police found the victim when they were investigating a stolen vehicle.

U.S. Marshals arrest Cleveland murder suspect in Las Vegas

Nayshun Washington is a suspect in a July 13 shooting that killed a 32-year-old man.

Cleveland FBI seeks suspect accused of robbing Macedonia bank

Reward money is available.

  Dispute over mask-wearing led to murder of Tulane Police Officer; suspect arrested

Tulane Police Officer Martinus Mitchum was shot while providing security for a basketball game at George Washington Carver High School

Cleveland Police seek 2 suspects accused of breaking into and stealing from a storage unit

The suspects entered Metro Mini Storage by cutting through a parking lot fence.

Allegedly intoxicated man crashes amid East Cleveland Police pursuit, report says

David Kendricks, of Berea, was cited for multiple traffic violations.

East Cleveland murder suspect found hiding inside Cleveland home

"This suspect thought he could hide from officers for this heinous crime but when the U.S. Marshals Service looks for you, you will be found."

Stow police catch fugitive with tattoos on his face, then add a fake one of their own

A Stow-area robbery suspect is now in custody after being tracked down by Akron police.

2 chases in 1 day: East Cleveland Police pursuit ends with 3 people in custody

A police cruiser was struck in the chase, police said.

Streetsboro Police search for man who stole wallet from woman in hospital

Police said a short time after the woman reported her wallet missing, surveillance cameras caught him using the credit card in an attempt to make $200 in purchases.

  Another East Cleveland police pursuit ends with an arrest, a multi-vehicle crash and innocent people injured

Cleveland 19 has learned about another East Cleveland Police chase, ending with a crash involving innocent people.

  Majority of East Cleveland police pursuits that cross into Cleveland end in a crash

Are the actions of police putting innocent people at risk? That’s one of the questions we’re asking following a weekend police chase that began with a simple traffic violation... and ended in a crash with five people hurt.

  Victim’s father grateful for support, now spreading message of love after crash that killed 2 teens in Lakewood (full interview)

His son, Max Close, along with Alejandro Mercado, both 19, were killed instantly.

Akron police: 37-year-old shot and killed on street in broad daylight

The victim has been identified as Antwaine Bethune.

  Elyria police: 2 teens arrested in connection to fire that destroyed vacant commercial building

The historical building was more than 100 years old but has remained vacant for about 10 years.

  Driver in deadly hit-and-run on Cleveland’s East Side going to prison for 4 years

The victim was identified as David Brian Scruggs of Cleveland.

Police warning residents about new Ohio Homeland Security scam

Amherst police said the scammers tell residents their identities have been stolen.

Geauga County Sheriff’s Office search for man involved in Troy Township theft

The Geauga County Sheriff’s Office is urging the community to come forward and identify the man accused of being involved in a theft from Main Market Road in Troy Township on Tuesday.

  Joint funeral to be held for Lakewood teens killed in Clifton Boulevard crash

The families of the two 19-year-olds killed by a suspected impaired driver in Lakewood have announced plans for a joint funeral.

22-year-old man arrested in connection to shooting at Parma bar

This happened in the parking lot of the 3.14 Bar.

Akron Police: 6 arrested after searches reveal drugs, weapons

Authorities found three types of drugs, over $87,000 and four guns when they searched two homes Tuesday in Akron.

Twinsburg man arrested trying to break into Summit County home

Residents called 911 to report a burglary in progress.

Cleveland Catholic school music teacher indicted on 2 counts of importuning

Gregory Kinat allegedly had a sexually explicit conversation with a person he thought was a 15-year-old girl.

Cleveland Police search for man caught breaking into garage on West Side

Police said a resident of the 4700 block of Fenwick Avenue woke up around 6 a.m. on Feb. 10 to the sound of their garage door opening. The resident then heard someone open their car door before hearing the garage door close, police said.

  Several carjackings in Cleveland’s West Park neighborhood prompts bigger police presence

Councilman Charles Slife of Ward 17 says he’s requested more presence from CPD, along with asking to install security cameras at entry points in the city.

  ‘Darren’s Law’ Bill fighting back against racially motivated 911 calls to be introduced Wednesday

“Darren’s Law” Bill fighting back against racially motivated 911 calls will be introduced Wednesday.

  Beachwood officer who shot shoplifting suspect at mall fired from police department

Officer Blake Rogers was notified of his immediate termination from the Beachwood Police Department in a letter from the city on Monday.

71-year-old Stow man carjacked at gunpoint in apartment parking lot

The suspect also stole the victim's money and cellphone.

Ohio woman found dead in river last summer finally identified; authorities ask for help in unsolved case

The body of 40-year-old Bessie Ryan was found in the Mahoning River in July.

  Police suspect woman was impaired and speeding before causing crash that killed 2 Lakewood teens

Lakewood police said Selena Colon was driving 80 miles per hour in a 35 mile per hour zone.

Woman steals tortoise from pet store, Elyria police say

Elyria police said one woman is already in custody.

  Man sentenced to 10 years for East Cleveland shooting that left bystander dead, 2 others wounded (graphic video)

A Cleveland man was sentenced to 10 years for his role in a 2020 shooting that left one person dead and two others injured.

  Driver who caused fatal crash on Route 8 in Akron pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter

Jared Marcum, 18, of North Canton, was killed in the accident.

Cleveland councilman ‘committed’ to helping police catch carjackers

Cleveland City Councilman Charles Slife of Ward 17 said he’s heard the concerns residents have about the carjackings that happened in his area and the larger West Park neighborhood, and is making sure the council does what it takes to help law enforcement catch these criminals.

Tool thief wanted by Brimfield Police after breaking into storage outbuilding

The thief forced themself into a storage outbuilding at 861 Tallmadge Road Suite K and stole the tools around 11 p.m. on Feb. 18, according to police

Mentor police asking for help IDing two men in relation to a theft at a local retailer

The Mentor Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying two males who they say were involved in a theft from a local retailer, according to a department Facebook post.

Warrensville Heights restaurant loses liquor license for 120 days after third violation since July

Warrensville Heights restaurant looses liquor license for 120 days after third violation since July.

Man robs Grafton Dollar General at gunpoint

The robbery happened on Feb. 21.

Man robbed at gunpoint outside Akron bar

The man was robbed while loading equipment into a van.

Euclid police look for ‘misguided Santa’ who dropped through ceiling to steal from Family Dollar

Like Santa, the suspect dropped through the ceiling and was soon holding a bag of goodies.

Cleveland Police: 28-year-old man fatally shot; suspect in custody

Cleveland Police said the victim was shot in the chest.

  “It felt like we were in a war,” Eyewitnesses thankful to walk away from Metairie gun store shootout

They both walked into a concealed carry class without knowing each other, but now, Wanetta Joseph and Tyrone Russell say they’re both survivors

Kellen Winslow II, former Browns star, to spend 14 years behind bars following new plea deal in rape case

A jury found Kellen Winslow Jr. guilty on one count of forcible rape, one count of indecent exposure and one count of lewd conduct.

  Five injured after East Cleveland Police chase ends with crash in Cleveland

Officers pursued the car because the driver didn't stop at a stop sign or for a traffic stop

Cleveland Police search for man who stole woman’s car at Gas Express

After the victim went inside the store with her car still running at the pump, a black Nissan Altima with heavily tinted windows and rear-end damage pulled up next to it. A man got out, jumped in the victim's car, and took off alongside the Altima, police said.

  Police release surveillance video in continued search for suspect who broke out several windows at Kent Roosevelt High School

Police said the damage happened early Wednesday morning.

Former Hudson City Schools teacher pleads guilty to 2 sex offense charges

Heidi Hallstein remains out on bond until her sentencing.

  Former Cleveland Police officer stole $200,000 from her ATM delivery vehicle, Lorain Police say

Lorain police also believe the theft is related to a double homicide.

Animal Control Officer rescues Tundra Swan in Westlake

The swan is now being treated at the Lake Erie Nature and Science Center in Bay Village.

Parole denied for Summit County man convicted of killing 2 teenagers

Thomas Gilbert won't have another parole hearing for 10 years.

32-year-old man arrested in connection to robbery at Akron gas station, police say

Police arrested Darrell Lowe II, 32, on charges of aggravated robbery.