BROOK PARK, OH (WOIO) – A man and a woman in police custody for allegedly stealing a Cleveland police officer’s identification and wallet. 19 Action News was on scene Thursday morning as Cleveland and Brook Park police officers swarmed the Airport Plaza Hotel on Brookpark Road. They towed a police officer’s personal car from that hotel parking lot. […]

EUCLID, OH (WOIO) – – Euclid police say two men robbed a female driver, after ramming into her car. It happened on Tuesday, September 20th around 2:30 p-m. Police say the victim was driving westbound on Fox Avenue, when the suspects pulled onto the road from a driveway and slammed into her near Clearview Drive. […]

STRONGSVILLE, OH (WOIO) – A former Strongsville city councilman has been sentenced to 57 months in federal prison, for his role in the Cuyahoga County Corruption scandal. Pat Coyne appeared in Cleveland Federal Court Monday. Coyne was convicted of bribery. Prosecutors say Coyne took money from a real estate developer and used it to buy a […]

A van used by the Abundant Life Harvest Church in Canton to deliver food throughout the community was stolen Friday morning. The theft was caught on a surveillance video by a house across the street from the church on Gibbs Ave. NE. Someone drove away with the 1994 Chevy Lumina around 4 a.m. “We depend […]

AVON, OH (WOIO) – Someone swiped the costume head for Stomper, the Lake Erie Crushers mascot, from All Pro Freight Stadium. The beloved mascot missed the team’s season ending games and playoffs as a result. Team officials tell 19 Action News they had been working with Avon police, but police suspended the investigation. Stomper joined the […]

ASHTABULA COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – An Amber Alert has been issued out of Ashtabula County. Police say the suspect stabbed the child’s mother multiple times and is the non-custodial father. The suspect also has priors for domestic violence, resisting arrest, assault and drug abuse.  They say he also has violent tendencies. The child was last […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – It is a program designed to make sure everyone has a way to make an emergency call for help. But a 19 Action News investigation shows it is being abused in the worst way. A free cellphone program designed to help the elderly and most needy. What Reporter Paul Orlousky found is […]

(WOIO) – A 77-year-old Amish man accused of defrauding his fellow Amish of millions of dollars. Monroe Beachy of Sugarcreek, Ohio was indicted today on mail fraud.  He ran his own investment company, A & M Investments. Beachy is accused of operating an investment scheme that defrauded nearly 2,700 people in 29 states of more than $16 […]

The Help” was the No. 1 movie in US again this weekend but one woman is not happy that she will not see a dime of the money. Millions have read Kathryn Stockett’s bestselling novel The Help, based on relationships between white families in Mississippi and the black women who worked for them in the 1960s. […]

PARMA, OH (WOIO) – A 30-year-old tossed in jail after robbing the Parma CVS on Brookpark Road. Police tell 19 Action News Michael Klak entered the store wearing a hooded sweatshirt and had his mouth and head covered.  He approached the pharmacy, pulled out a white bag and told the pharmacy technician, “you have ten seconds to fill it with Opana […]

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 […]

These thieves didn’t deny stealing…they just wanted Judge Judy to be clear on what they stole!