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The latest on local crime and public safety.
State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

State Department Issues Travel Alert for Sochi Olympics

Americans traveling to the Games this year should be vigilant of their surroundings, officials said.
100 Stories About Gun Violence Since Newtown

100 Stories About Gun Violence Since Newtown

We looked at stories from across America in the year since the shootings at Sandy Hook School to try to illustrate the scale of the problem.
Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

Across the Country, Police Use Cell Phone Data to Snoop

'Cell tower dumps’ are causing Americans to ponder their basic rights of privacy.
FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA Asks Medics to Enter Mass Shooting ‘Warm Zones’

FEMA issues new guidelines for first responders of mass attacks.
What You Need to Know About Marijuana ‘Dabbing’

What You Need to Know About Marijuana ‘Dabbing’

A look at ‘dabbing,’ a new trend in marijuana consumption.
‘The Knockout Game': Real Threat or Viral Legend?

‘The Knockout Game': Real Threat or Viral Legend?

Facebook feeds and cable networks are full of coverage of innocent people being sucker punched. But there’s not much evidence of this “game” sweeping the nation.
World’s 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon Is Here

World’s 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon Is Here

The force will be strong on Twitter for the 2nd Global Police Tweet-a-thon.
Ice Cold Beer Becomes a Clue, Fighting on Detroit Road: Northeast Ohio Police Blotter

Ice Cold Beer Becomes a Clue, Fighting on Detroit Road: Northeast Ohio Police Blotter

A round-up of incidents from area police departments
Bernie Kosar May Have Denied Breath Test to Help Court Case

Bernie Kosar May Have Denied Breath Test to Help Court Case

The former QB may have dodged the most harmful evidence to his case by refusing test.
Shaker Heights Officer Involved in Shooting

Shaker Heights Officer Involved in Shooting

The officer was placed on paid administrative leave.
'Dead' Person in Car; Man Hit with Hammer: Northeast Ohio Police Blotters

'Dead' Person in Car; Man Hit with Hammer: Northeast Ohio Police Blotters

A round-up of incidents from area departments
Bernie Kosar Refused Breathalyzer, Blamed Football Injuries for Failed Test

Bernie Kosar Refused Breathalyzer, Blamed Football Injuries for Failed Test

The legendary quarterback said he couldn't perform field sobriety tests because he had a "line that couldn't block."
Authorities Looking for Suspect in Recent Shootings

Authorities Looking for Suspect in Recent Shootings

Terrell Fennell is the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force's fugitive of the week.
Bernie Kosar Arrested by Solon Police for Drunken Driving

Bernie Kosar Arrested by Solon Police for Drunken Driving

The famous Cleveland Browns quarterback posted a $500 bond.
Man Not Naked, That's His Speedo: Best of the Blotters

Man Not Naked, That's His Speedo: Best of the Blotters

Also, man heats fake urine, gets busted for pot.
Police Investigating Sexual Assault At Shaker Heights High School

Police Investigating Sexual Assault At Shaker Heights High School

Shaker Heights Police and Shaker Heights School District administrators are investigating an alleged student sex assault, reports Patch news partner WEWS News Channel 5.
Student Arrested On Assault Accusation At Shaker Heights High School

Student Arrested On Assault Accusation At Shaker Heights High School

A student has been arrested for a suspected assault of another student at Shaker Heights High School on Sept. 10, according to a statement released by the school district.
FBI Searching For Shaker Heights Bank Robber

FBI Searching For Shaker Heights Bank Robber

The Cleveland FBI is hoping someone in the public can identify the man who robbed a Shaker Heights bank at gunpoint Aug. 28.
No Help for Child, Armed Bank Robbery, Preparing for the Worst, Rape Charge and Top Cops

No Help for Child, Armed Bank Robbery, Preparing for the Worst, Rape Charge and Top Cops

News from around some of our Northeast Ohio Patches
Looking for a Lost Bear; No Smoking That, Either: Best of the Blotter

Looking for a Lost Bear; No Smoking That, Either: Best of the Blotter

Here are some of the most noteworthy items from police departments in the area this week