Crime

  Dog recovering after being shot multiple times in Mansfield

A chihuahua is recovering after being shot multiple times in Manfield. His owner is now asking why anyone would want to do this do a dog that ways less than 10 pounds.

Carrollton School District will have counselors on hand following the death of Jonathon Minard

Man shot during carjacking on the East Side

Little Caesars employee fires back at suspect during armed robbery attempt

Ohio man flees scene after being tasered, killing passenger in high speed crash

Mentor man pleads guilty to murdering his girlfriend

Lakewood police looking for couple suspected of credit card theft

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Cleveland police searching for suspect that stole $400 headlights off semi-truck

  Cleveland rapper turned himself in for Atlanta murder

Violent Lakewood home invasion suspect arrested in Cleveland

Woman with no driver’s license smashes into Akron police cruiser during funeral procession

Former Cuyahoga County jail warden, 2 corrections officers indicted for crimes against inmates

Akron mother gets early release from prison a year after daughter died in freezing cold

Police release dash cam video from early-morning shooting at The Patio

No arrests have been made.

Elyria police seek to identify Walmart video game thief

The thief also attempted to gain access to the store’s gun cabinet.

Mansfield senior living employee accused of raping 84-year-old resident

Mansfield police confirm an employee of The Waterford at Mansfield senior living is accused of sexually assaulting an 84-year-old woman at the facility.

Ohio trooper saves sexual assault victim who was abducted from NJ

Troopers said they suspected, and later confirmed, that the girl had been sexually assaulted by the 35-year-old man.

Mansfield Police K-9 gifted bullet, stab resistant vest

Vandals deface Stumpy Basin area of Cuyahoga Valley National Park

Brunswick man arrested for voyeurism, indecent exposure

  VERDICT: Jury finds man guilty of gunning down couple, dog at Collinwood car lot

  Good Samaritan attacked by women wielding gas nozzle, trash cans at Akron gas station tells his story

Disorderly man uses iguana as weapon, throws pet at manager inside Painesville Perkins restaurant

Man found shot to death after reportedly assaulting his mother several times, Massillon police say

Massillon police are investigating a fatal shooting that occurred following a domestic violence incident.

  Women attack Good Samaritan during wild gas station fight over hot dogs in Akron, witness says (video)

A dispute over hot dogs led to a violent, obscenity-laced attack at an Akron gas station Friday night.

  Prominent attorney who struck Beachwood police cruiser, crashed car and ran on foot gets probation

Attorney and developer Marc I. Strauss appears in court for ramming a police car while drunk and fleeing.

  Jury to decide fate of suspect accused of murdering couple at Cleveland car lot

Prosecutors say the suspect's DNA was at the scene of the crime and cell phone signals place him at the Mr. Cars lot during the double homicide.

  Cleveland man accused of one-man demolition derby arrested by Shaker Heights Police (video)

Russell Carter Williams, a Cleveland man accused of smashing into several cars this past January, was arrested by Shaker Heights Police on Monday.

16-year-old Avon Lake boy accused of shooting into a home

Teen arrested after firing gun into an Avon home.

Escaped inmate captured without incident, booked into Ashland County Jail

He was found walking near Interstate 71 and US250.

Broadview Heights police: trio of thieves steals $6,800 bicycle

One of the women distracted the store employees while the other woman walked out of the store with a bike, according to police.

  Akron police searching for breaking and entering suspect caught on camera

Police said the susepct entered a residence in the 1400 block of Bernice Street by breaking a window on St. Patrick’s Day.

Shaker Heights police searching for package thief suspect caught on camera

Police said a residential security system caught a man stealing a package from a Ludlow neighborhood home at 2:27 p.m. on Thursday.

Cleveland man’s $27,000 wheelchair stolen while he was in the hospital

The victim reportedly told oficers that the wheelchair was stored outside of his home because he does not have a wheelchair ramp to exit the residence.

1-year-old Cleveland boy missing over a week brought to police station by father “in good health”

Police stated the incident appears to be a custody issue at this time.

  Search resumes for prisoner with ‘violent tendencies’ who escaped in Wayne County

Ali El-Khatib has violent tendencies and should not be approached.

Cleveland Police: woman shot in own home for refusing sexual advances

Police said the suspect threatened to kill the woman when she denied his sexual advances.

  NAMUS database links missing people with unidentified bodies to offer closure to grieving families

The national database NAMUS has one mission: to connect missing persons cases with unidentified bodies around the country.

Strongsville police: Band of thieves steals $1,140 in sunglasses right under clerk’s nose

Bedford officers got creative in describing the incident on behalf of the Strongsville Police Department.

  Teen mom with kids in stolen car leads Lordstown Police on 100 mph chase; pursuit ends in crash (dashcam video)

A 17-year-old Warren girl faces multiple felony charges after she reportedly led police on a high-speed pursuit with her two young children in the car.

  Man sentenced to 11 and a half years for killing Mentor officer while driving high on heroin and fentanyl

Anthony pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and OVI on March 1.

Shooter, looking to kill Akron man, opens fire in middle of neighborhood; woman shot instead

A woman was hospitalized after a man sprayed bullets into her Hyde Avenue home on Thursday night.

Twinsburg firefighter dead in apparent murder-suicide

Friends say a Twinsburg firefighter shot and killed his girlfriend before killing himself.

ATV driver who led troopers on a chase on I-480 pleads not guilty (video)

Man who led Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers on a chase while riding his ATV appear in court.

Huron County man charged with raping teenager

Stephen Thom, 45, was booked into the Erie County Jail.

  UPDATE: Children found after Cleveland mother disobeys court order, flees police and disappears with 2 young daughters

Cleveland and Fairview Park Police are seeking the public’s help in finding two missing sisters, who are in danger.

Madison Township police arrest man for allegedly raping child

Police said the man admitted to having sexual intercourse with the girl on at least three occasions.

Ashtabula man found guilty of driving drunk and killing three adults and a baby

Ashtabula man guilty of driving drunk and killing four people.

Cleveland burglar busts through deli ceiling before smashing through glass door

Cleveland police needs help identifying the suspect that robbed Ohio City Deli on Tuesday.

Woman drives herself to hospital with gunshot wound to the chest, Canton police investigating

The victim's name is not being released pending the notification of family members.

Cleveland brothers plead not guilty to murdering cook

Cleveland brothers being held on a $100,000 for allegedly stabbing their co-worker to death.

Man wanted for kissing Lorain Walmart employee without her consent identified by police

Police say the employee was touched inappropriately and kissed without their consent.

Man with multiple gunshot wounds found dead in front yard of Akron home

Police responded to a report of shots fired to find a man suffering multiple gunshot wounds.

STVM coach on unpaid leave after allegations of an inappropriate relationship with student

Lester, a staff member for the past 3 years, reportedly had a relationship with a student in 2018.

Parma man arrested for bank robbery 2 days after incident

Police say Pearson II walked into Chase Bank and presented a demand note.

Couple who fled to Michigan after being indicted for the murder of a 4-year-old boy plead not guilty

Joanne Vega and Romaine Tolbert are being held without bond.

  Man representing himself in Cleveland double murder case asks judge to throw out all evidence, request denied

A man representing himself in a murder trial made yet another bold move in the courtroom today. Joseph McAlpin asked the judge to dismiss all charges against him Wednesday morning.

  Daughter fearful the killer who stabbed her mother to death in Cleveland will strike again

A woman came to 19 News looking for answers in her mother’s murder.

Akron killer gets life behind bars after beating man with brick, which escalated to deadly shooting

Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Christine Croce sentenced Demarcus Shealy, 27, to life in prison in connection with the brutal murder of Jason Bradford.

Driver accused of killing Rocky River construction worker pleads not guilty

Wiley Bridgeman pleads not guilty to crashing into two construction workers, killing one of them.

  Driver to serve 60 days house arrest for ‘horseplay’ crash in Wickliffe resulting in teen friend’s death

The 18-year-old driver who pleaded guilty to hitting and killing his teen friend was sentenced to 60 days of supervised house arrest in a Lake County jail on Wednesday.

$75,000 bond for former therapist accused of raping patient

The suspect worked at The Centers for Families and Children in Cleveland.

  13-year-old boy charged with murdering 14-year-old Canton girl enters ‘not true’ plea

The 13-year-old facing an aggravated murder charge for the death of 14-year-old Sylvia McGee made his initial appearance in Stark County Juvenile Court.

  County leader Armond Budish says changes are underway to improve Justice Center’s notoriously bad reputation

Three incidents involve allegedly pepper spraying an inmate who was restrained in a chair, felonious assault, interfering with civil rights, dereliction of duty, and using excessive force.

  Medina man accused of posing as missing boy locked behind bars without bond

Brian Rini, 23, of Medina, claimed to be Timmothy Pitzen, an Illinois boy who was just 6 years old when he went missing back in 2011.

Canton boy accused of gunning down 14-year-old girl faces aggravated murder charge

A 13-year-old Canton boy has been accused of fatally shooting 14-year-old Sylvia McGee.

  Cuyahoga County judge uses tough talk at sentencing for man who terrorized carjacking victims

Judge uses tough language in sentencing man who terrorized people in carjacking spree.

Driver indicted for hit skip accident that killed Cleveland dad and grandfather

Driver now indicted in fatal hit skip accident that killed Camilo Gabriel.

6-year-old and baby found in car with drunk dad and loaded gun, South Euclid police say

South Euclid police arrest dad for being drunk and sleeping in his car next to a loaded gun, with a baby and 6-year-old in the back seat.

  17-year-old accused of molesting 5-year-old boy ordered to take competency exam

The court hearing will be held from Lake County Juvenile Court.

  Father says Beachwood police escalated chase involving mentally ill son, which led to several felony charges

Father believes his son's felony charges were the result of over aggressive officer.

Parma police and FBI looking for bank robbery suspect

Police and FBI agents are offering reward money for the arrest of a Parma bank robber.

Registered sex offender accused of raping woman at downtown Cleveland bus stop

Cleveland police arrested a 34-year-old convicted sex offender who is accused of sexually assaulting a woman outside of Quicken Loans Arena.

Violent Lakewood home invasion suspect is the Fugitive of the Week

Lakewood police and US Marshals are looking for a home invasion suspect.

2 men charged for alleged racially-motivated beating at northern Ohio Waffle House; Sen. Sherrod Brown responds

Two Ohio men have been arrested and charged for hurling racial slurs at two teens and attacking them at a Waffle House.

Professional boxer pleads guilty in connection with assault at Cleveland downtown bar

Professional boxer pleads guilty in connection with assault at a Cleveland bar.

Driving school instructor carjacked at Burger King drive-thru on Cleveland’s West Side

Police investigating an armed carjacking in the drive-thru lane of a Cleveland Burger King.

‘Armed and dangerous’ Lorain man wanted on multiple felonies

Joseph Huff III also has ties to Elyria.

Lake County authorities need help identifying Family Dollar theft suspects

The suspects left the scene in a gray Dodge Dart.

Oberlin police looking for Walmart theft suspects

Do they look familiar? If so, Oberlin police want to hear from you.

Akron man found guilty on multiple charges in connection with deadly shooting

Demarcus Shealy, 27, is the second man convicted in the death of Jason Lamont Bradford.