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  • Police: Route 8 in Cuyahoga Falls reopens after fatal crash

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio (WJW) — Police have identified the driver who died in a crash on Route 8 in Cuyahoga Falls. Tyler M. Williams, 22, of Akron, died in the crash that happened around 11:30 p.m. Wednesday near 2nd Street. The road was closed for several hours, but it has since been reopened. Police reported that the crash involved multiple vehicles including a tractor trailer. Police believe one car may have been  going the wrong way on the highway. The occupant […]

  • The University of Akron issues warning after woman claims man tried to abduct her

    AKRON, Ohio — University of Akron police are asking for tips after a woman claims a man tried to abduct her near the campus Monday night. The victim, who is not a student, said she was walking just south of campus near Spicer and Gage Streets around 9:30 p.m. when a man in a minivan pulled up to her. According to a safety advisory issued by the university, the victim told police the suspect tried to pull her into the van […]

  • Cleveland Police investigate late night shooting on Superior Avenue

    CLEVELAND — Late Sunday night Cleveland police were called to Superior Avenue for reports of a shooting. The call came in that a male had been shot at the Ohio Gas Station near the intersection of East 77th and Superior but when officers arrived there was no victim at the scene. Police did find multiple gun shell casings in the parking lot of the gas station. The victim was finally located several blocks away, near the intersection of Wade Park […]

  • Construction detour ahead for drivers who use I-77 this weekend

    CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — Weekend drivers will be taking alternate routes this weekend in Newburgh Heights and Cuyahoga Heights. The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is planning to close a portion of I-77 at I-480 paint the Harvard Avenue Bridge and perform bridge deck work over I-490 Friday night . The closure is listed as follows: • I-77 northbound at I-480. Motorists will be detoured via I-480 west to SR 176 north to I-490 east to I-77 north. • I-77 […]

  • Portage County Sheriff searching for missing woman with dementia

    PORTAGE COUNTY, Ohio — The sheriff’s office in Portage county has issued a missing person’s alert for a senior citizen with dementia. Police say 77 year-old Hattie Mack was supposed to be driving home to Windham from Calhoun County, West Virginia today but never arrived . Ms. Mack is described as being 5’01 tall and weighs 98 pounds. She has sandy hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing: a black and white shirt with jeans, pink socks and […]

  • Man dies after late night water rescue at Voinovich Park

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A late-night game of volleyball ends in a man’s death. Around 11 p.m. Wednesday, Cleveland fire was called to Voinovich Park for a report of a person in the water. The fire department called in their quick response boat and deployed the dive team to search for the victim. According to reports from the scene, the 24-year-old man had been playing volleyball and went to retrieve a lost ball from Lake Erie when he went under. The […]

  • Update: Cleveland police say 3-month-old found safe, father in custody

    CLEVELAND–Cleveland police say a missing 3-month-old has been found safe. According to a police report, officers said King Eacho was taken from his mother’s E. 135th Street home  on Tuesday night. The baby’s mother told police the baby’s father, James Eacho, came to her home around 9 p.m. Tuesday, dragged her down the stairs, and slapped her. She told officers he left, but then returned a short time later and fired a gun at her. She said she went into […]

  • One killed, four hurt, including toddler, in Huron County car crash

    CLARKSFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio – One person has died and four others were injured in a accident in Huron county Tuesday afternoon. According to the Norwalk post of the Ohio State Highway patrol, 53-year-old Liane Field, of Greenwich, Ohio, was driving south on State Route 60 just before 5 p.m. when she went left of center. Field’s Buick LeSabre hit a Ford Explorer in the northbound lanes. Field, who was not wearing a seat belt, was killed on impact. An adult […]

  • A dozen people transported after RTA crash

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Ohio State Highway patrol is investigating a crash involving an RTA bus. Around 10:30 Sunday night, officers were called to the intersection of East 30th St. and  Woodland Ave. for a bus accident. According to initial reports from the scene, the bus was going through a green light when it was hit by an SUV that did not have the right of way. Cleveland EMS tells FOX 8 it transported eleven passengers from the bus and the driver […]

  • Akron police investigate double shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

    AKRON, Ohio– Akron police are investigating a double shooting that left one person dead. Around 10 p.m. Wednesday, officers received a report of multiple shots fired in the 1000 block of Rosemary Boulevard. When they arrived on scene, detectives found an 18-year-old victim near the intersection of Rosemary and Dahlgren Avenue. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. A second victim was able to run to a business on South Arlington Street. The 21-year-old  man was taken to Summa Akron […]

  • Cleveland police find man shot in face following shooting at nearby bar

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland police are investigating an overnight shooting that was spread-out over two crime scenes. Just before 2 a.m. Thursday, Cleveland officers were called to  E. 79th Street and Euclid Avenue where they found a man shot in the face. They also found a car that had shooting damage and blood inside. They said they found a gun in the vehicle as well. The victim told officers he was shot at the Wolf’s Den Bar on Cedar Avenue […]

  • City offering building for film demolition

    EAST CLEVELAND– If you are making a movie or TV show and need to blow up a building for a spectacular plot point, then the city of East Cleveland may have just the location for you. The city is offering a film or television production the chance to demolish the old apartment building at 13800 Terrace Road. The building needs to come down and the city wants to give a film the opportunity to use it. Interested productions can contact the […]

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