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Employee shot man who tried to rob Cleveland cellphone store at gunpoint, police say

CLEVELAND, Ohio – An employee shot a man who tried to rob a Cleveland cellphone store at gunpoint Tuesday in the Union-Miles neighborhood, police said. Amhad D. Jones, 25, threatened to kill the employee before being shot just before 8 p.m. at a Metro by T-Mobile store on Harvard Avenue at East 93rd


Nearly 2 dozen people indicted for alleged role in drug trafficking ring on Cleveland’s West side

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Twenty people have been indicted by the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Cleveland for allegedly purchasing large amounts of heroin and fentanyl, then selling it to buyers on the city’s West side.


Maximum sentence of mom’s boyfriend in Cleveland boy’s death was proper: appeals court

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Common Pleas judge did not err when she rejected a recommended sentencing range and imposed the maximum sentence against a man who pleaded guilty to killing 5-year-old Jordan Rodriguez and burying his body, an appeals court has found.


Police: 16-year-old boy fatally shot was driving stolen Cadillac with 6 other teens

CLEVELAND — A 16-year-old boy who died Wednesday following a shootout and crash on Cleveland’s West Side was driving a stolen Cadillac with six other teens inside, according to police.


5 Concerts to Catch in Cleveland This Weekend

The daughter of Saturday Night Live alum Rob Schneider and model London King, singer-songwriter Elle King spent her early years in Los Angeles before her parents’ divorce sent her and her mother to southern Ohio. The small Southern town of Wellston figures prominently in her story; after years of se


Feds in Cleveland charge 21 in suspected heroin, fentanyl distribution ring

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Twenty-one people were indicted in federal court for their role in dealing heroin and fentanyl in on Cleveland’s West Side between 2017 and this month. The indictment lists 27 charges against various defendants, including drug conspiracy, distribution of heroin and opioids, several


Cleveland man charged in attack with metal cane outside child support hearing

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A Cleveland man is accused of using a metal cane to attack a man leaving a child support hearing in the downtown area. Anthony Brache Mercado, 31, is charged with felonious assault in the incident outside the Virgil E. Brown Center on Superior Avenue near East 17th Street, accordi


Teen Shot, Killed On Cleveland's West Side

CLEVELAND — A 16-year-old was shot to death on Cleveland's west side on Wednesday night, police said. Police were called to W. 97th Street and Loretta Avenue for reports of a person being shot. Officers arrived and found the teenager with multiple gunshot wounds.


18 things to do in Cleveland the weekend of April 25-28

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Need weekend plans? We’ve got a few ideas for you. You can go to the grand re-opening event for one of Cleveland’s oddest attractions, the Buckland Museum of Witchcraft and Magick, in Old Brooklyn. You can visit a few local shops for deals on Independent Bookstore Day. You can dan


I-Team: Exclusive video shows 9-year-old arrested for bringing loaded gun to school in Cleveland

CLEVELAND-The FOX 8 I-Team has obtained exclusive video of a nine-year-old getting handcuffed and arrested by Cleveland police for bringing a loaded gun to school. You see the boy stand up as an officer says, “Stand up young man. Turn around. Place your hands behind your back." And the boy responds,


Cleveland man accused of sex with Lorain County teen

ELYRIA — A registered sex offender from Cleveland was indicted on multiple counts including gross sexual imposition, pandering obscenity involving a minor and unlawful sexual conduct with a minor for allegedly having sexual contact with a 15-year-old in Lorain County.


Northeast Ohio Weather: Active pattern to bring a super soaker to the area

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - We have a ton of moisture building in and that will mean healthy rain amounts the next couple of days. An area of low pressure this morning in Indiana will track west of us today. A cold front will drag through early tomorrow morning.


McDonald’s looking to hire 430 workers, young and old, in Cleveland this summer

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Looking for a summer job? Cleveland-area McDonald's restaurants are looking to fill 430 jobs in the coming weeks. The positions range from crew member to shift or store manager. The average hourly wage for a McDonald’s crew member in Ohio, by the way, is $8.71, according to Indeed


Performing and visual arts events in Cleveland this week

If you're a fan of the arts, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to artsy events in Cleveland this week, from an exploration of jazz and poetry to a live comedy show.


Authorities identify Cleveland man gunned down in broad daylight on city’s East Side

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - A 46-year-old man died on Cleveland’s East Side after being shot multiple times in the chest and stomach. The victim, 45-year-old Gene Turner II, was shot in the 3900 block of East 177th Street around 4 p.m. Wednesday.


Mother desperate for help after CMHA residence broken into 8 times since 2017

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Jazmine Moore said she is scared for her life, and for the lives of her two sons. Her home has been broken into eight times since 2017. This year alone it’s been burglarized three times.


Cleveland Police searching for missing teen who disappeared last November

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Cleveland Police are seeking the public’s help in finding Tyrone Hill, a 17-year-old from Cleveland, who has been missing since Nov. 8. According to Cuyahoga County Missing Persons, Hill has black hair, and was last seen wearing a yellow hooded sweatshirt, black jeans and blac


Akron police looking for suspects who hit a man with their car and then beat him with a piece of asphalt

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - Police said a couple intentionally struck a 41-year-old man with their car and then beat him in the head with a piece of asphalt. According to Akron police, the victim was found in the middle of the road in the area of South Arlington Street and Jenkins Boulevard around 11 p.m. We


Watch Cuyahoga County Jail officer choke inmate who was trying to pray

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Surveillance video released by Cuyahoga County on Wednesday shows an officer who choked an inmate who was looking for a place to pray and slamming him to the ground.


Ohio judge tosses death sentence of man on death row since 1988

CLEVELAND — A judge in Ohio has ruled that a man who's been on death row for more than 30 years is intellectually disabled and has thrown out his death sentence. Andre Jackson was convicted of aggravated murder in 1988 for fatally beating a 74-year-old employee at a laundromat in Euclid.