CLEVELAND (AP) — An assault charge was dropped against one of two people accused of causing permanent hearing loss to a Cleveland restaurant employee while using megaphones during a coronavirus...
WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio (AP) — A police pursuit along Ohio highways ended in a fiery crash that killed the fleeing driver’s passenger, who was pulled from the burning vehicle by an officer who was...
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman who authorities say put her newborn baby boy in a garbage bag and left him in a wooded area in 1993 wants her upcoming trial moved to another county.
WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a man has been accused of binding two women with tape, stabbing them and setting them on fire at an Ohio apartment.
PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A man accused of raping and killing a female bartender is set to face retrial after the Ohio Supreme Court overturned his conviction and death sentence.
GROTON, Conn. (AP) — The Navy submarine base in Groton, Connecticut, is getting a new commanding officer.
At a ceremony Friday at the base Navy Capt. Todd Moore will be sworn in to succeed...
KIRTLAND, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio student who recently earned eight associate degrees from his community college now has his eye on getting a bachelor's degree and a job as an engineer.
The News-Herald in Willoughby reports 33-year-old Chris Hayden graduated with all of those degrees from Lakeland Community College in Kirtland on May 12.
ASHTABULA, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a body that washed ashore along Lake Erie has been identified as a northeastern Ohio man who had been missing for weeks.
The Ashtabula (ash-tuh-BYOO'-luh) County coroner's office says it hasn't yet determined the cause and manner of death for 58-year-old Steven Dreyer, of Willoughby Hills, but found no sign of foul play.
The body was found April 4 east of Geneva-On-The-Lake.
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — Ohio police are searching for four men in connection to the theft of a baby bird that will die without proper care.
Willoughby police say a baby pineapple green-cheek conure was stolen about noon Saturday from an area pet store. Cleveland.com reports the baby bird must be hand fed or it will die.
EUCLID, Ohio (AP) — Several fire fighters have rescued a man who fell through ice along the shore of Lake Erie.
The News-Herald of Willoughby reports rescuers arrived about 3 p.m. Saturday to find the man trapped up to his waist. It took about ten minutes to pull the man free.
PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A judge has set a $5 million bond for a man accused of wounding two police officers during a shootout at a car dealership outside of Cleveland.
Thirty-one-year-old Timmothy Schmidt pleaded not guilty to attempted aggravated murder Wednesday in Lake County Common Pleas Court.
He was jailed Tuesday after being released from a hospital where he spent nearly seven weeks after being wounded in the shootout with Willoughby Hills police on Sept. 28.
WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio (AP) — Police in northeast Ohio say two officers wounded in a shooting at a car dealership have been released from a hospital and are recovering at home.
Willoughby Hills police have said the officers were called to a dealership Thursday about a problem with a customer. Police say the two officers were hurt when a man shot them, and they returned fire and shot the man.
A police report says one officer was shot in the chest and the other was shot in the leg.
WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio police chief says two officers were wounded in a shooting at a car dealership, and a suspect was also shot and is in custody.
Chief Christopher Collins of the Willoughby Hills police department in suburban Cleveland says both the officers and the suspect are in stable condition at local hospitals.
PAINESVILLE, Ohio (AP) — A February trial date has been set for a wrongful death lawsuit against five school officials stemming from a 2012 Ohio school shooting.
The lawsuit was filed two years after a shooting at Chardon High School on Feb. 27, 2012 that killed three students.
A judge previously dismissed Chardon Local Schools and the Lake Academy Alternative School in Willoughby from the suit.
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio high school is getting rid of its Confederate mascot in the wake of a deadly car attack at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, last weekend.
Superintendent Steve Thompson said Thursday that Willoughby South High School will drop its "Rebel" mascot — a man dressed in a gray Confederate military outfit — but keep the name. Thompson said he made the decision to support the school's diverse student body.
CLEVELAND (AP) — An Ohio-based craft beer brewery was one of several establishments included in a lawsuit for music license fee violations.
Willoughby Brewing Co. faces a lawsuit from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. The lawsuit included nine venues in New Hampshire, Nevada, New Jersey, California and Texas.
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio country club has shut down its kitchen as health officials investigate a possible outbreak of a highly contagious virus that has sickened more than 100 people.
WOIO-TV reports (http://bit.ly/2qxUI3o ) health officials suspect norovirus was spread at the Kirtland Country Club in Willoughby. They are running tests to confirm the outbreak and expect results next week.
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio prosecutor has ruled the fatal police shooting of a suspect who injured an officer's leg with his car was justified.
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — A man has been charged with kidnapping his parents and an aunt in Ohio.
A judge in Willoughby on Monday set a $1 million bond for 34-year-old Michael Ribaudo.
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — Police near Cleveland say a 34-year-old man kidnapped three family members and was taken into custody after his aunt escaped a basement where she had been tied up.
Authorities say the man was visiting his father Friday in Willoughby when he used chloroform to overpower him and then tied him up in the basement. Police say he lured his mother and aunt to the house where he tied them up, too.
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) — Prosecutors say they're preparing to go to trial in the case of a former Ohio State Highway Patrol commander charged with engaging in inappropriate sexual conduct with a 16-year-old girl.
The News-Herald in Willoughby reports (http://bit.ly/2eBPMSs ) a pretrial was held on Tuesday in the case of 45-year-old Brant Zemelka, but nothing was resolved.
WILLOUGHBY, Ohio (AP) — Police have identified the man fatally shot by an officer during a confrontation in a parking lot outside of Cleveland.
Willoughby police on Thursday identified the man as 38-year-old Frank Sandor, of Cleveland. Police say Sandor was shot Wednesday afternoon after he refused to get out of his car, drove in reverse and knocked over a police motorcycle, slightly injuring an officer. Sandor and the officer both are white.
CLEVELAND (AP) — A man who authorities said backed his car into a police motorcycle and slightly injured an officer during a warrant check was fatally shot by police on Wednesday outside of Cleveland.
The shooting occurred in the parking lot of a Lowe's store in Willoughby, about 20 miles east of downtown Cleveland. Police would not provide the man's identity.
Willoughby police have asked the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation to investigate.
WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio (AP) — Police say a 2-year-old child has died after falling from a high-rise apartment building in northeast Ohio.
Willoughby Hills police say the child apparently fell early Wednesday from an 11th story window at the Willoughby Hills Towers apartment complex in the city, about 25 miles east of Cleveland.
Willoughby Hills Det. Ron Parmertor says two men who were smoking outside found the child.
EASTLAKE, Ohio (AP) — Police near Cleveland say a woman suspected of causing the death of her 21-year-old daughter has been arrested and charged with murder.
Court records show 50-year-old Sandra Speck was charged Tuesday. Eastlake police haven't explained publicly why they believe Speck is responsible for the death of her daughter, Mindy.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — An Ohio couple has donated $5 million to the University of Notre Dame for a marching band practice field.
The university announced the donation by Kenn and Pamela Ricci of Willoughby, Ohio, on Tuesday. The facility will be used by the marching band as a rehearsal field with lights and an artificial turf football field with a band director's tower.
When the band isn't using it, Ricci Family Fields and two additional lighted turf fields will...