Nightclub

Two men were wounded after an officer-involved shooting that occurred overnight outside of an Akron nightclub. The shooting happened around 2:20 a.m. Sunday following a large fight outside of Zar Nightclub on South Main Street.Akron police say their officers responded to the large fight when they observed two men threatening other patrons and officers with a […]

More than a dozen people were shot in Little Rock, Ark., after a dispute broke out at a nightclub concert, police said early Saturday. At least 17 people were shot after gunfire broke out during the concert, Little Rock police chief Kenton Buckner said in a statement. One person was in critical condition, but police tweeted Saturday […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – East Cleveland Mayor Gary Norton closed Prive Restaurant and Ultra Lounge after more than 40 reported incidents requiring police intervention. Most recently, police were called to the club for a double shooting on July 24 where a security guard and one other were wounded before the suspect took off and crashed […]

“It does us a disservice to rush into what we think this is.” – Ali Velshi   More details are emerging about Omar Mateen, the man who opened fire at a Orlando nightclub early Sunday morning, killing 49 people and injuring over 50 more. Authorities are questioning and considering filing charges against his wife Nor […]

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  — A few short hours after 49 people were gunned down at a gay club in Orlando, Florida, Pastor Roger Jimenez delivered his sermon from his Sacramento pulpit. “Hey, are you sad that 50 pedophiles were killed today? No … I think that’s great. I think that helps society.  I think Orlando, Florida’s a […]

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio – The Islamic Society of Akron and Kent released a strongly worded statement condemning the cold-blooded massacre inside an Orlando gay bar. “The heinous act act of violence by a deranged man with a Muslim background is utterly indefensible,” the statement reads. ISAK said members of the Muslim community in Northeast Ohio […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Hillary Clinton kicked off her campaigning as a presumptive Democratic presidential candidate at Cleveland Industrial Innovation Center today. Introduced by Sen. Sherrod Brown, Clinton made it clear that in light of the shooting massacre in Orlando, her speech would be much different from she originally planned. “I originally intended to come to Cleveland under much […]

President Obama condemned the brutal massacre in Orlando, stressing that the act of terror on a LGBT club was “an especially heartbreaking day for our fellow Americans who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, or transgender.”   On Sunday, President Barack Obama addressed the horrific mass shooting at an LGBT nightclub in Orlando, Florida, saying, “This was […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A Cleveland man was identified Monday as one of 49 killed in a shooting at a gay nightclub in Orlando Luis Omar Ocasio-Capo, 20, who went by Omar, is originally from Cleveland and his mother still lives here. His sister tells Cleveland 19 reporter Lydia Esparra, “Omar was a baby.” A GoFundMe account […]

UPDATE: Fifty people were killed inside Pulse, a gay nightclub, Orlando Police Chief John Mina and other officials said Sunday morning, just hours after a shooter opened fire in the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. At least 53 more people were injured, Mina said. Police have shot and killed the gunman, he told reporters. […]

CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County Judge Brendan Sheehan issued a temporary restraining order, closing the Club Fly High on Superior Avenue in Cleveland. The club is now boarded up at the request of Cleveland Councilman T.J., Dow who has been trying to close the bar for the past two years. The restraining order was issued just […]

  CLEVELAND – Rapper, songwriter and actor Drake spent his Thursday night hanging out in the DJ booth of Rumor nightclub on W.6th street. Witnesses tell NewsChannel5 Drake spent about two hours in the popular Cleveland nightclub, at one point he even took over as DJ. One Clevelander in attendance tweeted, “Drake is in Cleveland! Literally made my […]