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Vigil for man killed by off-duty Cleveland police officer

CLEVELAND - A vigil was held at the Corner Alley on Euclid Avenue Saturday night to remember the man shot and killed last week by an off-duty Cleveland police officer. Police say Thomas Yatsko, 21. was shot after he attacked off-duty officer, Dean Graziolli. Graziolli was working security at The Cor

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-01-20 23:12:22

Akron man seriously hurt in shooting in Goodyear Heights neighborhood

AKRON, Ohio - No suspects have been identified in a shooting Thursday in Akron's Goodyear Heights neighborhood that left a man with serious injuries, police said. The 28-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds in the face, chest and arms just before 10 p.m. on Keck Street near Bethany Avenue, according

CLEVELAND.COM - 2018-01-19 15:58:52

Police: Akron school board member found overdosing in front seat of SUV

A member of the Akron Public Schools Board of Education remains hospitalized after police found him overdosing on drugs in the front seat of his SUV Thursday night. According to a police report, officers found 57-year-old John R. Otterman unconscious in his red Ford Escape just after 8 p.m. on E Cuy

WKYC - 2018-01-19 21:32:00

Akron man gets 15 years in prison for trying to kill ex-girlfriend

AKRON, Ohio -- He was at the home of his ex-girlfriend to pick up some of his belongings. Then he shot her. Twice. 48-year-old Kasonia Toney was waiting in a vehicle at her residence on July 8, 2017, when her ex-boyfriend opened fire, shooting her in the neck and chest. The suspect, 58-year-old Vest

WKYC - 2018-01-19 17:51:00

Police: three shot in Barberton

BARBERTON, Ohio - Barberton police are on scene in the 300-block of Wooster Road after reports of a shooting there Saturday evening. Barberton Police spokesman Martin Eberhardt confirms to Fox 8 that three people were shot at the scene. They were all taken to area hospitals. There was no information

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-01-21 03:51:25

TribeFest 2018: Social media reaction from Cleveland Indians fans at the event

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- TribeFest 2018 is underway at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland, and Indians fans are getting up close to some of their favorite players. Saturday's morning session gave season ticket holders an opportunity to grab autographs, snap photos and play games with the likes

CLEVELAND.COM - 2018-01-20 18:33:56

Akron man charged with robbery in December carjacking

AKRON, Ohio -- An Akron man was indicted Thursday on charges in connection to carjacking a 24-year-old man in Akron's North Hill neighborhood. Marcus Kidd, 18, is charged with aggravated robbery, receiving stolen property, failure to comply with order or signal of police, receiving stolen property a

CLEVELAND.COM - 2018-01-19 21:30:29

2 banks robbed on Chester Ave. in Cleveland, police say same man could be responsible

CLEVELAND -- Police and FBI officials say two banks were robbed on Chester Ave. in Cleveland Friday, and the description of the suspect at each location is almost identical. The first robbery occurred at the PNC Bank, where according to the FBI, a suspect entered the bank around 10:50 a.m. and threa

WKYC - 2018-01-20 01:55:00

Roanoke's animal wardens tracking cases of the deadly parvo virus

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) - There is a canine virus that, if not detected early on, is likely to be fatal. It's call Parvo and Roanoke City Officials have been tracking cases of the virus in the city for more than a year. Through tracking, wardens realized there were more cases of parvo in the city than

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-20 07:54:00

Roanoke County Police investigating an armed robbery

ROANOKE CO., Va. (WDBJ7)-- Roanoke County Police are investigating after they say there was an armed robbery Thursday. Police say they responded to an armed robbery at a business at in the 5700 block of Starkey Road at around 8:00 p.m. Thursday. According to police, two men demanded money from the c

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-19 19:07:00

State Police on scene of a vehicle accident in Bedford County

BEDFORD COUNTY, Va. (WDBJ7) -- According to a spokesperson for the Bedford County Sheriff's Office, authorities are on the scene of a vehicle accident on US Route 460 near Montvale Elementary School in Bedford County. Authorities say traffic is backed up as the eastbound lane is blocked off at the

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-21 02:05:00

Women's March returns to Roanoke

One year after they first gathered together, supporters of the Women's March movement reassembled Saturday with a message: They persist. "We will keep pushing for the light," declared Danielle Belton, keynote speaker for the second annual Women's March on Roanoke. "We will come together with a love

ROANOKE TIMES - 2018-01-21 02:00:00

Two men sought for robbing SW Roanoke Co. business

Roanoke County Police are looking for two men who held up a southwest county business Thursday night. Police do not say where it happened, but the holdup occurred on the 5700 block of Starkey Road, which is near the intersection with Bent Mountain Road. Officials say one of the men showed a firearm

WFIRNEWS.COM - 2018-01-19 11:42:01

Crews contain fire in abandoned building in Salem

SALEM, Va. (WDBJ7) - Salem firefighters are on the scene of a fire off of Thompson Memorial Dr on Lee Street. City officials say the call came into the 9-1-1 center around 7:50 p.m. Officials say an abandoned building caught fire. It has been extinguished and brought under control. The crews have

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-21 05:32:00

Government shutdown impacting national parks

The federal government shutdown is impacting Shenandoah National Park and may be impacting the Blue Ridge Parkway. Hikers and bikers were surprised to find the Blue Ridge Parkway closed at the Rockfish Gap entrance on Saturday. Many people were ditching their cars at the entrance to the parkway to c

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-21 01:41:00

Restaurants see customer spike on first day of Downtown Roanoke's Restaurant Week

ROANOKE, Va. (WDBJ7) - Restaurant Week in downtown Roanoke kicked off Friday and at least one spot is already seeing a boost in business. Downshift - Handcrafted Bikes and Brews is one of the more than 30 downtown restaurants joining in on the event. It's their first year participating and already t

WDBJ7.COM - 2018-01-20 03:35:00

He Followed Her 40+ Miles To Assault, Rob Her: MA Crime Roundup

The following crime-related stories span the Massachusetts Patch network. To find and subscribe to your local Patch, click here. An elderly woman who won big at Twin River Casino in Quincy was followed more than 40 miles to her Quincy home by a man who saw her hit the jackpot, police said. Ty Shon F

PATCH - 2018-01-20 19:51:37

Massport Opens Children's Literature Exhibit at Terminal C

Massachusetts First Lady Lauren Baker reads to children from the James Otis Elementary School during Massport's opening of a new children's literature exhibit at Logan Airport inside Terminal C. Last Wednesday at the opening of a new exhibit inside Logan Airport's Terminal C that celebrates children

EASTIETIMES.COM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00

Free Pizza In Melrose Today

MELROSE, MA - Breaking news! You may already know Gerry's on Main Street is opening Monday. You may not know you can swing by today until 5 and get free food! Our official review: Thumbs up. Come on by. Gerry's is next to Starbucks and across from Turner's.

PATCH - 2018-01-20 20:17:23

Police Seek Suspect in Armed Robbery

Investigators are trying to find the man that held a mother and son at knife point, robbed them and then indecently exposed himself to the victims. On Monday, January 8 at 6:30 a.m. police from District 7 responded to a radio call of an armed robbery on the 200-block of Paris Street. A very shaken 4

EASTIETIMES.COM - 2018-01-20 08:00:00