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Cleveland

Cleveland bar shooting lands man in hospital

Cleveland bar shooting lands man in hospitalFighting at the Castle Bar sparked an overnight shooting with an unidentified man transported to the hospital.
  • Cleveland
  • 2 days, 21 hours ago
Cleveland

Shooting raises debate over rights to shoot

Shooting raises debate over rights to shootOne person is dead following a shooting inside a Cleveland home during an alleged burglary attempt Tuesday afternoon.
  • Cleveland
  • 3 days, 5 hours ago
Summit County

Man sentenced to life in murders of Tallmadge mother, son

Man sentenced to life in murders of Tallmadge mother, sonTheir bodies were found in a wooded area behind her Stone Creek Drive home in 2013.
  • Summit County
  • 3 days, 11 hours ago
Cleveland

Police searching for suspects in triple bar shooting

Police searching for suspects in triple bar shootingAll three victims were taken to MetroHealth Medical Center by EMS.
  • Cleveland
  • 3 days, 12 hours ago
Summit County

Store patrons tackle knife-wielding robber

Store patrons tackle knife-wielding robberPolice say the suspect threatened to stab employees at the Lakemore Wine and Liquor store on Canton Road.
  • Summit County
  • 3 days, 14 hours ago
Canton

New Canton police team curbs crime

New Canton police team curbs crimeA relatively new unit within the Canton Police Department is seeing the possible when it comes to crime in the city.
  • Canton
  • 3 days, 19 hours ago
Lake County

Store owner raided by Heroin Task Force feels 'set up'

Store owner raided by Heroin Task Force feels 'set up'A Willoughby store owner whose business was raided by a Lake County Sheriff's Office Heroin Task Force says he feels he was "set up."
  • Lake County
  • 4 days, 3 hours ago
Ohio

Marblehead man involved in two OVI crashes in 25 hours

Marblehead man involved in two OVI crashes in 25 hoursScott Thompson, 40, of Marblehead has been arrested for OVI two times in 25 hours.
  • Ohio
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Crime

Police investigate infant death

Police investigate infant deathPort Clinton Police are investigating the death of a one and a half month old baby.
  • Crime
  • 4 days, 7 hours ago
Cleveland

Aliza Sherman murder mystery: Two years later

Aliza Sherman murder mystery: Two years laterA vigil will be held near the location Sherman was stabbed to death in downtown Cleveland.
  • Cleveland
  • 4 days, 8 hours ago
Summit County

Deputies: Man brandished shotgun during attempt to flee

Deputies: Man brandished shotgun during attempt to fleeAuthorities responded Sunday afternoon to reports that the suspect was driving intoxicated toward Coventry Township.
  • Summit County
  • 4 days, 16 hours ago
Fugitive

Fugitive wanted for aggravated robbery, fled police

Fugitive wanted for aggravated robbery, fled policeThe Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information which would lead to the capture of fugitive Maurice Stewart.
  • Fugitive
  • 5 days, 4 hours ago
Crime

Wayne County authorities bust four meth labs

Wayne County authorities bust four meth labsFour meth labs were busted in a span of 54 hours in Wayne County.
  • Crime
  • 5 days, 5 hours ago
Summit County

Sagamore Hills residents on alert after rash of break-ins

Sagamore Hills residents on alert after rash of break-insPolice are working hard to catch a thief who broke into four houses this past weekend.
  • Summit County
  • 5 days, 7 hours ago
Wendel on the Web

Vigil | Aliza Sherman murder's 2nd anniversary Tuesday

Vigil | Aliza Sherman murder's 2nd anniversary TuesdayWendel on the Web is WKYC reporter/producer Kim Wendel's "take" and commentary on the news of the day
  • Wendel on the Web
  • 6 days, 1 hour ago
Cleveland

Triple shooting at Cleveland night club

Triple shooting at Cleveland night clubThree hospitalized after shots ring out at Jax Night Club
  • Cleveland
  • 1 week ago
Cuyahoga County

2 from NE Ohio charged in Viagra, Cialis drug-selling scam

2 from NE Ohio charged in Viagra, Cialis drug-selling scamShe agreed to steal bottles of Viagra and Cialis pills from the pharmacy and sell them to Mustafa.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Cuyahoga County

WATCH | Dashcam video of Rocky River police pursuit

WATCH | Dashcam video of Rocky River police pursuitTimothy Cole continued to drive through red lights and on the wrong side of the road.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Summit County

Jury recommends life without parole for Daniel Tighe

Jury recommends life without parole for Daniel TigheTighe murdered his son, 4, and his son's mother
  • Summit County
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Akron

Akron | Alleged elderly neglect brings charges

Akron | Alleged elderly neglect brings chargesThe allegations indicate that lack of care caused 'serious physical harm' to an 82-year-old woman.
  • Akron
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Cleveland

Witness to police shooting: Suspect didn't have to die

Witness to police shooting: Suspect didn't have to dieThe woman called 911 after witnessing what she believed to be a break-in at a corner store on Parkwood Drive and Primrose Avenue on the east side of Cleveland.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Cleveland

Cleveland Police shoot break-in suspect

Cleveland Police shoot break-in suspectIt happened early Thursday morning when Cleveland Police responded to a reported breaking and entering.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Cleveland

Parkwood store owner stands up to crime

Parkwood store owner stands up to crimeWhen Essex Hayward first bought the grocery store on the corner of Parkwood and Primrose on Cleveland's near east side in 1968, the neighborhood was thriving. The lawns were manicured, neighbors were close and crime was minimal.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Cuyahoga County

'Heartless Felons' gang member sentenced to 14 years

'Heartless Felons' gang member sentenced to 14 yearsReginald Elder-Hill received 14 years behind bars.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Cleveland

Triplets released after arrested in rec center shooting

Triplets released after arrested in rec center shootingPolice have arrested three brothers in connection with a shooting outside the Glenville Recreation Center
  • Cleveland
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Cleveland

Police investigating homicide on Cleveland's west side

Police investigating homicide on Cleveland's west sideCleveland Police are investigating the death of an unidentified woman.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Cuyahoga County

Man sentenced for setting Parma Heights City Hall fire

Man sentenced for setting Parma Heights City Hall fireCuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge Brian Corrigan sentenced Matthew Janowski Jr to four years in prison
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Crime

Victim's cousin catches hit-skip driver

Victim's cousin catches hit-skip driverA hit-skip driver is caught after the cousin of his victim spotted him at the gas station.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Fugitive

Suspected Heartless Felons gang member in custody

Suspected Heartless Felons gang member in custody22-year-old Allen Walker was wanted on numerous charges.
  • Fugitive
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Crime

Charges set to be filed in animal cruelty case

Charges set to be filed in animal cruelty caseAccording to the Humane Society of Greater Akron, they had received a call that the residents had been evicted and some animals were left behind and in pretty bad shape. All of the animals had medical issues which the frigid temperatures only made worse.
  • Crime
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Cuyahoga County

Cleveland Hts man to prison, stole $1.2M from employer

Cleveland Hts man to prison, stole $1.2M from employerHe spent some of the stolen money on cars and purchases at Louis Vuitton, Sak's Fifth Avenue, Victoria's Secret, Neiman Marcus fnd other stores for women he met online
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Cuyahoga County

Cities combine resources in new dispatch center

Cities combine resources in new dispatch centerFour Cuyahoga County cities joined together opening a new emergency dispatch center Monday.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Summit County

Police pursuit starts in Akron, ends in Cleveland

Police pursuit starts in Akron, ends in ClevelandAt one point, the suspect was driving the wrong way on Interstate 77 and exited at the West Cedar Street exit on State Route 59.
  • Summit County
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Cuyahoga County

Another baby formula thief strikes in Westlake

Another baby formula thief strikes in WestlakeThe man acted as a lookout while the female stuffed her bag with formula.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Summit County

Stow man sentenced for raping his niece, 11, in 2014

Stow man sentenced for raping his niece, 11, in 2014The charges stem from an incident in 2014 where Hasenyager engaged in inappropriate conduct with his 11-year-old niece.
  • Summit County
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Cuyahoga County

'Art heist' from a Westlake Taco Bell

'Art heist' from a Westlake Taco BellIs this hanging on the wall of someone you know?
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
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RAW: St. Patrick's Day attack outside Horseshoe Casino

RAW: St. Patrick's Day attack outside Horseshoe CasinoRAW: St. Patrick's Day attack outside Horseshoe Casino.
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  • 1 day, 4 hours ago
Akron

University of Akron SAE chapter faces lawsuit

University of Akron SAE chapter faces lawsuitMarch 17, 2015: The lawsuit stems from a 2014 Super Bowl party where Gabriel Dorsey claims a member of the fraternity inappropriately touched his girlfriend. When he tried to defend her, he claims he was attacked.
  • Akron
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
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911 Calls | Parma Chuck E. Cheese's assault

911 Calls | Parma Chuck E. Cheese's assault911 callers describe the scene at a Parma Chuck E. Cheese's restaurant Sunday as customers allegedly assault workers.
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  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Northeast-ohio

Former Ashland teacher charged with videotaping kids in bathroom

Former Ashland teacher charged with videotaping kids in bathroomFormer elementary school teacher Elliot Gornall faces 25 felony counts after investigators found videos of kindergartners using the bathroom on his computer.
  • Northeast-ohio
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Crime

Man kills neighbor, then drives body to lawyer in pickup

Man kills neighbor, then drives body to lawyer in pickupA Florida man who drove a dead neighbor to his attorney's office will not be arrested, his attorney said. The man claims he killed his neighbor in self-defense during a dispute.
  • Crime
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Homepage

Strategy scammers use to target victims

Strategy scammers use to target victimsMarch 5, 2015: Don't be a victim of the latest scam. WKYC's Will Ujek breaks down details of how scammers are trying to fool you out of money. Be sure to follow @WillUjek on Twitter for more.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Crime

Split verdict reached in 'Heartless Felons' gang member trial

Split verdict reached in 'Heartless Felons' gang member trialFeb. 9, 2015: The jury reached a split verdict -- guilty of murder and robbery and not guilty on two aggravated murder counts.
  • Crime
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
News

UPDATE on 3 killed Thursday night at Chalk Linez

UPDATE on 3 killed Thursday night at Chalk LinezUPDATE on 3 killed Thursday night at Chalk Linez
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Homepage

CAPTURED | Chumney murder suspect arrested in Arizona

CAPTURED | Chumney murder suspect arrested in ArizonaFeb. 5, 2015: The FBI announced early this morning that Robert Clark, a suspect in the double murder of Doyle and Lillian Chumney, was taken into custody in Arizona. The Strasburg couple had been found dead inside their burned-out car.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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VIDEO | Akron robbery suspects hold employee at gunpoint

VIDEO | Akron robbery suspects hold employee at gunpointFeb. 4, 2015: Akron Police released the following footage in hopes the public may be able to help in locating the two suspects seen in an armed robbery that happened back on New Year's Day.
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  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Stolen Porsche found

Stolen Porsche foundJan. 21, 2015: A Porsche that was stolen Monday was found by police overnight. This story stirred lots of interest because a child was in the back seat at the time it was stolen. That child was dropped off and found safe a few blocks away.
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  • 2 months ago
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ALERT | Top scams targeting Northeast Ohio

ALERT | Top scams targeting Northeast OhioJan. 14, 2015: What are the top scams targeting Northeast Ohio right now? WKYC's Alyssa Raymond breaks it all down. Be sure to follow @AlyssaRaymond on Twitter for more daily news updates.
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  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Homepage

SPECIAL REPORT | Cops and cameras

SPECIAL REPORT | Cops and camerasWatch our SPECIAL REPORT Wednesday on WKYC. We're taking a closer look at cops and cameras.
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  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Homepage

Alliance | Man dead after shooting at restaurant

Alliance | Man dead after shooting at restaurantOct. 2, 2014: Man dead after shooting at restaurant
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  • 5 months, 3 weeks ago
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Teen sentenced in love triangle murder

Teen sentenced in love triangle murderSept. 29, 2014: 19-year-old Sabrina Zunich has been sentenced to life in prison with parole eligibility after serving 30 years for the November 2012 murder of her foster mother, Lisa Knoefel.
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  • 6 months ago
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Woman accused in boy's grave theft back in court

Woman accused in boy's grave theft back in courtSept. 24, 2014: The woman accused of stealing a stuffed animal from a child's grave is expected in court Wednesday morning. WKYC's Tiffany Tarpley has the story. Be sure to follow @TiffanyTarpley on Twitter for more daily news updates.
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  • 6 months ago
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Police say they've arrested West Side 'early morning rapist'

Police say they've arrested West Side 'early morning rapist'U.S. Marshals took James W. Daniel III into custody around 11:30 a.m.
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  • 6 months, 1 week ago
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Chardon Local Schools close

Chardon Local Schools closeSept. 12, 2014: Chardon Local Schools close Friday in the wake of the escape and capture of convicted school shooter. School counselors are available.
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  • 6 months, 2 weeks ago