In Hartford, Connecticut, a plane heading to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, was turned around because of smoke in one of the restrooms. It was Chautauqua Flight 4736, operating as a Continental Express Flight. The plane took off from Bradley International Airport at 9:36 a-m. Several minutes later the pilot saw the smoke warning light in the […]

AVON, OH (WOIO) – The Lake Erie Crushers mascot Stomper has returned to his home, All Pro Freight Stadium.  Thanks to 19 Action News and other media support the Lake Erie Crushers have received over the past week, Stomper was successfully returned on Thursday. “We are humbled by the community support in the effort to […]

ASHTABULA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – An Amber Alert was issued Monday afternoon in Ashtabula County. Police say the suspect stabbed the child’s mother multiple times and is the non-custodial father. The suspect, 30-year-old Ernest Maurice Boles, took off with their child.  He has priors for domestic violence, resisting arrest, assault and drug abuse.  They say he also […]

PLAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (WOIO) – Five Hoover High School students injured in a car crash, and troopers say alcohol appears to be a factor. The crash happened just after midnight on Saturday on Pittsburg Avenue south of Applegrove Street. Troopers tell 19 Action News 18-year-old Kyle Byelene was driving an Acura northbound on Pittsburg when he […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Thanks for the assistance from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, the U.S. Marshals Office Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Macedonia Police Department, Kennard Gay was taken into custody without incident around 11:30AM Friday morning at a hotel in Macedonia. 26-year-old Gay, of East Avenue in Akron, was wanted […]

Troopers from the Medina Post seized half-a-pound of cocaine following a traffic stop on Interstate 71 in Medina County. During the traffic stop, troopers observed criminal indicators and a Patrol drug-sniffing canine alerted to the vehicle. A probable cause search revealed the cocaine. The driver was incarcerated in the Medina County Jail. Article Courtesy […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A possible break in the terrifying case of a teen nearly abducted by a man on Cleveland’s west side Wednesday morning. 19 Action News has learned Cleveland Police seized a vehicle near the West Side market late Wednesday. That vehicle may have been involved. It was towed, and detectives will check […]

OTTAWA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – An arrest warrant has been filed after a 25-year-old Westlake man was found dead on Put-in-Bay island. Ottawa County Sheriff Bob Bratton says an arrest warrant charging 27-year-old Zachary Brody of Bowling Green with the murder of Phil Masterson was filed early Wednesday afternoon. Deputies are in Bowling Green to […]

RICHMOND, Texas (AP) – A man who apparently drowned in the swimming pool behind the home of Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith wasn’t affiliated with the team, authorities said. Lamar Crenshaw was found dead at the bottom of Houston Texans defensive end Antonio Smith’s, pictured, pool Sunday morning. Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Capt. James […]

EUCLID, OH (WOIO) – A 34-year-old Euclid man is killed after interrupting an apparent burglary at his home. It happened just after 10PM Monday on Breckenridge. Police responded to the home after multiple calls to 911 for shots fired. When officers arrived, they found homeowner DeJohn Dammons lying in the driveway near his car. Dammons had been […]

CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH (WOIO) – A 16-year-old boy drowned in the Cuyahoga River on Wednesday afternoon. It happened around 4PM near the Doodleburg Burdge on Bailey Road near Front Street. Davion McCail was swimming with a friend when he started to struggle and went under. After approximately 30 to 40 minutes, Davion was pulled from the […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A grim discovery in Lake Erie Tuesday morning. 19 Action News has learned a man’s body was pulled from the lake at Edgewater Beach around 11:45AM. Police, firefighters and the coroner all responded to the scene. No word on the 25-year-old man’s identity at this time. The coroner will now conduct an autopsy. […]