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  • Westlake theft suspecs

    Police looking for women accused of stealing $5,000 worth of perfume from Westlake beauty store

    WESTLAKE, Ohio (WJW) — Police in Westlake are looking for two females accused of stealing from a beauty store. Police on Monday released photos in connection with the theft which happened on Jan. 12 at around 5 p.m. at  Ulta Beauty. According to police, one of the women took a reusable bag from the rack by the door and went to a display of expensive perfumes. Police say both women loaded the bag with about $5,000 worth of perfume products, […]

  • Wheel of Fortune Jackpot in Vegas

    Someone won more than $5 million on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at Excalibur Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (WJW) — One lucky gambler is now a multi-millionaire after playing a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at Excalibur Las Vegas. The casino tweeted Tuesday, “Congrats to a lucky slot player who won $5,482,229 on one of our Wheel of Fortune machines! That’s what we call Slot Machine Royalty!” Congrats to a lucky slot player who won $5,482,229 on one of our Wheel of Fortune machines! That's what we call Slot Machine Royalty! 👑 🎰 ___________Please play responsibly. […]

  • Harley Dilly

    Police say no foul play believed to be involved in death of 14-year-old Harley Dilly

    PORT CLINTON, Ohio ( WJW)- Port Clinton police on Tuesday said it’s not the outcome anyone wanted, but the family of Harley Dilly now has some closure. Port Clinton Police Chief Robert J. Hickman confirmed the 14-year-old’s body was found in a house on Fulton Street Monday evening. They say no foul play is believed to be involved. A repeated canvas of the neighborhood led police back to the home on Monday afternoon; it had been checked multiple times. There […]

  • A community mourns the loss of 14-year-old Harley Dilly

    PORT CLINTON, Ohio (WJW ) — An entire community is mourning the loss of 14-year-old Harley Dilly.  On Tuesday, police confirmed the body of the missing teen was found Monday in a house in Port Clinton. No foul play is expected. “This appears to be an accident,” Port Clinton Police Chief Robert J. Hickman said during a press conference. He said Harley’s body was discovered caught in the home’s chimney. Harley had been missing since Dec. 20. Police and members […]

  • 5 Ohio cities on list of top bed bug spots

    OHIO (WJW) — It’s not a list you want to be on but five Ohio cities are on Orkin’s top 50 2020 bed bug cities list. Orkin said the list is based on treatment information from the metro areas where the company performed the most bed bug treatments from December 1, 2018 – November 30, 2019. Columbus came in at #5; Cincinnati was #8; Cleveland was #11; Dayton came in at #49 and Toledo at #50. **See the whole list, […]

  • Cleveland police looking for hit-and-run driver who struck, killed 79-year-old man in crosswalk

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — The Cleveland Division of Police is asking for the public’s help identifying the driver and vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run. According to police, on Friday, Jan. 3 at 1 p.m., a 79-year-old man was in the crosswalk at Superior Ave. and E. 99th St. when he was struck by a vehicle; that vehicle then fled the scene. The man was taken to the hospital where he died. Police said the suspect vehicle was described as a […]

  • Man pleads guilty to killing 21-month-old son

    PARMA, Ohio (WJW) — A Parma man has pleaded guilty to killing his 21-month-old son. On Jan. 3, Jason Shorter retracted former pleas of not guilty and entered guilty pleas to aggravated murder and kidnapping. In May 2018, authorities said Shorter walked into the lobby of the Parma police station and told the officer he wanted to turn himself in for an, “attempted murder, suicide.” Police said he had self-inflicted cuts on both wrists and a self-inflicted stab wound to his […]

  • Family member beats up man who police say was found nude in toddlers’ room

    SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, Va. (WJW) —  Authorities in Virginia are investigating a case of a man found nude from the waist down in the bedroom of two children. The Spotsylvania Sheriff’s Office posted about the disturbing incident on its Facebook page. On Dec. 29 in the early morning, deputies responded to a disturbance at a home. They said they found a “chaotic scene” when they arrived and a man had severe injuries to his face. That man was later identified as […]

  • Woman accused of trying to use dog urine to pass drug test

    PINEVILLE, Ky. (WJW) — Police in Kentucky say a woman was arrested after she allegedly try to pass off her dog’s urine as her own. According to a post on the Pineville Ky Police Department’s Facebook page, on December 30, an officer was sent to a probation and parole office to speak with another officer about a woman, Julie Miller, 40, who came in for her regular probation visit. As part of Miller’s supervision, she was asked for a drug screen. […]

  • Man arrested during traffic stop on charge of impersonating a police officer

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) — The Summit County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday said a man was taken into custody and charged with impersonating a police officer. A press release from the sheriff’s office says, on December 30 at about 11 p.m., they stopped a vehicle on I-271 southbound for a speeding violation. The driver had active arrest warrants through the Kent Police Department, Broadview Heights Police Department, and the Maple Heights Police Department, according to the sheriff’s office. While the […]

  • NORAD gearing up for most ‘magical mission,’ ready to track Santa on Christmas Eve

    NORTH POLE (WJW) — Christmas is almost here and that means it’s almost time for Santa’s arrival. The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is gearing up to track Old Saint Nick yet again. NORAD is a U.S. and Canada bi-national command which is responsible for Homeland Defense in North America. But, once a year, “we get to do our most magical mission… Tracking #Santa on #ChristmasEve!” they wrote on Facebook. Tracking Santa’s journey around the globe will begin on Christmas Eve. […]

  • Akron police looking for suspect accused of robbing phone store at gunpoint

    AKRON, Ohio (WJW) — Akron police are asking for the public’s help identifying a person accused of robbing a phone store at gunpoint. According to Akron police, on December 19, a suspect robbed the Metro PCS store on Copley Rd. He then ran off southbound on Mercer Ave. toward Cadillac Blvd. The suspect is described as a black male, 20-25 years old, 5’6”-5’7”, 150-160 lbs., with a light complexion; wearing a grey hooded sweatshirt with white lettering, black and white scarf […]

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