CRIME & SAFETY
‘Complete shock’: Suspect in stolen delivery van wrong-way crash on I-90 killed respected doctor, 70
New details are emerging about a high-speed chase by Cleveland Heights police of a stolen delivery van on Wednesday night that led to a wrong way collision on Interstate 90 and claimed the life of a Northeast Ohio doctor.
Former Shaker Heights police officer forced to surrender beloved police dog
SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Almost immediately, there was a strong connection between Igor and his handler Chad Hagan. SUBSCRIBE: Get the day's top headlines sent to your inbox each weekday morning with the free 3News to GO! newsletter. They have been together since Igor was a year old. There...
Newly released bodycam video shows officers save unresponsive driver after crash
Newly released body camera video shows local police officers from two departments working to save a driver who was trapped and unresponsive after a car crash.
Cleveland woman hit by car on her way work at University Heights’ Geraci’s
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A mother, a hard-worker, and a woman who is “always on her feet,” Michelle Gantt has worked tirelessly for much of her life, raising her five kids. Now, she helps provide for her 15 grandchildren at University Heights’ Geraci’s Restaurant. She’s worked there for...
17-year-old hospitalized following Cleveland shooting: Police
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A 17-year-old boy is in the hospital following a shooting in Cleveland Sunday morning, according to police officials. Cleveland Police Sgt. Wilfredo Diaz says the shooting occurred in the 11200 block of Greenview Avenue, in the city’s Glenville neighborhood. The shooting occurred around 4 a.m.,...
Former Euclid Lounge Owner Shot Dead in His Driveway
• A man, identified as Derek Wooten, was found dead in his driveway in Euclid, Ohio, with gunshot wounds late Thursday night. • Neighbors in the 26500 block of Aaron Drive reported hearing gunfire around 10:40 p.m. and called the police.
Cleveland police officer accidentally pepper sprayed in The Flats
CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - A Cleveland police officer was accidentally pepper sprayed Sunday morning in The Flats. Cleveland Police Sgt. Wilfredo Diaz says it happened around 2:45 a.m. in the 1100 block of Front Avenue. Diaz says the officer accidently got exposed to the pepper spray as crowds dispersed from...
Teen shot on Allston Road Cleveland Heights
CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio (WOIO) - A 16-year-old was shot in Cleveland Heights Friday evening, according to Mike Thomas, the Director of Communications and Public Engagement for the city. The shooting happened in the 1040 block of Allston Road. The teen was taken to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. Police...
Early morning crash on I-480
Several lanes of I-480 eastbound were blocked early Friday morning after an SUV hit the back of a semi.
Cleveland police find missing 11-year-old boy
The Cleveland Division of Police located a missing, endangered 11-year-old boy who was last seen Friday.
Woman who wouldn’t yield to funeral procession stopped, assaults officer: University Heights police blotter
Woman covered in blood after alleged beating at Boardman Plaza
People working and shopping at the Boardman Plaza tell police they witnessed the bloody beating of a woman on Wednesday afternoon. According to police, 30-year-old Christopher Edmondson of Garfield Heights is charged with aggravated robbery and felonious assault for allegedly punching the woman repeatedly outside a hardware store. Witnesses say...
Suspects realize there are consequences to actions: Middleburg Heights Police Blotter
Mentor neighbors call for crime scene clean up at site of murder-suicide
Mentor, Ohio (WOIO) - Police tape still surrounds the home in the Mentor Green Estates mobile home park where three people were shot and killed in the park. Neighbors are frustrated nothing has been done to remove the police tape. “Take that yellow tape down because that’s just a definite...
Car stolen after man leaves it running with his date inside: Lakewood Police Blotter
Teen girl attacked at Cleveland tree-lighting: Police
The Fox 8 I-Team has found that yet another person was hurt in November after the holiday tree lighting in Downtown Cleveland on Public Square.
Armed robbers hit same store twice within four hours: Shaker Heights police blotter
SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio -- Robbery: Chagrin Boulevard. At 12:55 a.m. Dec. 5, an employee of the BP/7-Eleven store, 20420 Chagrin Blvd., reported that two masked, male suspects, both displaying firearms, threatened the employee, and demanded and stole money from the cash register. The suspects left the area on foot. The...
FBI: 2 members of violent CLE street gang arrested
Two alleged members of a violent street gang in Cleveland were arrested with guns and drugs during a Wednesday raid, according to the Cleveland FBI.
FBI Investigates Emailed Bomb Threats to Multiple NE Ohio School Districts, Deemed Not Credible
• Six Northeast Ohio school districts received bomb threats via email on Sunday morning, prompting an investigation by the FBI. The districts affected were North Olmsted City School District, Akron Public Schools, Strongsville City Schools, Riverside Local Schools, Lakewood City Schools, and North Ridgeville City School District.
Video: Thieves break into Westlake jewelry store
Detectives in Westlake are trying to identify two suspects who carried out a daring heist at a jewelry store.