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  • I-Team: Cleveland police dispatcher fired for tipping off someone about manhunt

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I TEAM has found a Cleveland Police dispatcher fired for tipping off someone she knew about a manhunt. Cassandra Christian has been fired. Records show the city found she “did receive sensitive and confidential law enforcement related information,” and “information you provided was an attempt to warn the civilian(s).” The Cleveland Police Union says Christian called her boyfriend to tell him to stay away from a drug suspect. The union says the boyfriend knows the […]

  • Charges filed against man who allegedly fired shots at officers with rifle

    CLEVELAND — Charges have been filed against a man accused of shooting at officers with a rifle, the FOX 8 I-Team has confirmed. Ronald Goodman, Jr. will appear in Cleveland Municipal Court Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. on a felony assault charge, officials said. Police say Goodman fired shots at officers with an AR-15 rifle early Sunday morning near West 105th Street and Western Avenue. The officers initially responded to a call about a disturbance at a bar. As they investigated, […]

  • Police: Teen with gun near Shaker Heights HS causes brief lockdown

    SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Shaker Heights High School was on lockdown for a brief period Monday night because of a teen with a gun at a nearby residence, Shaker Heights police said. Commander John Cole confirmed to the FOX 8 I-Team that officers responded to the 3000 block of Huntington Road Monday evening for a report of a male with a gun. The teen fled the scene, but was taken into custody a short while later. Police say he was distraught and […]

  • I-Team: New outrage over groups of dirt bike riders

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The FOX 8 I TEAM has found new outrage among drivers and even police over packs of dirt bike riders taking over Cleveland streets. Police radio traffic from Sunday evening shows officers described some of the riders even rolling up onto cars and kicking at other vehicles. The I TEAM has shown you before, dozens of dirt bikes and ATVs often take over city streets, even downtown. However, Cleveland Police officers say they are not allowed by […]

  • I-Team: Cuyahoga County Jail corrections officer charged with drug trafficking

    CLEVELAND — We’re learning more about a Cuyahoga County Corrections Officer facing drug charges, the second jail guard in weeks to be busted in a drug investigation. Friday, the FOX 8 I TEAM revealed the latest arrest. Now, we’re uncovering more. A Cuyahoga County spokesperson confirms the arrest of Brian Salters. Court records show, last week, Cleveland Police arrested Salters on the east side. They say he had marijuana, heroin, cocaine, and ecstasy. Fifth District vice detectives says they saw him […]

  • Cleveland police: Man arrested after shooting at officers with rifle

    CLEVELAND — A man is sitting in jail after Cleveland police say he fired shots at officers. The incident happened in the wee hours of Sunday morning near West 105th Street and Western Avenue. Police initially got a call about a disturbance at a bar. As they investigated, they began chasing a man on foot. According to a police report, officers believe four shots were fired. The report further states an officer said, “Four rounds went off that were close […]

  • I-Team: Cuyahoga County Jail corrections officer under an investigation involving drugs

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The FOX 8 I TEAM has learned another Cuyahoga County Jail corrections officer is under a criminal investigation involving drugs. Just last month, a county jail guard was indicted on drug charges and accused of bringing drugs into the jail. A law enforcement source confirms another corrections officer busted for involvement with drug deals, but details were not immediately available. We’re working to learn more.

  • Teen caught with BB gun at Parma park now busted with gun; mom says she can’t stop him

    PARMA, Ohio — The FOX 8 I TEAM has found, a teen who’d been arrested for a BB gun that looked like a handgun got a second chance. But now, the same teen has been busted with an actual, powerful handgun. The teen, now 16, made headlines last year because of video revealed by the FOX 8 I TEAM. Parma Police arrested the teen and a younger brother when the kids had BB guns that looked like handguns at a […]

  • ‘There’s no stopping us:’ Family joins push for Godwin’s Law in wake of murder posted on Facebook

    CLEVELAND– The FOX 8 I-Team found growing support for new rules governing the Internet after the murder of a senior citizen in Cleveland was captured on video and posted on Facebook. Joining the push for Godwin’s Law, the people hurt most by the murder of Robert Godwin, Sr.: his family. “We want to take it all the way to the White House. This law has to pass. It has to pass,” said Tonya R. Godwin-Baines, the victim’s daughter. On Wednesday, the […]

  • More gunfire on Cleveland streets caught on video

    CLEVELAND– The FOX 8 I-Team obtained exclusive video showing more gunfire on the streets of Cleveland. It was just a block away from where we saw a man riding down the street and shooting from a sunroof. The latest trouble happened Easter Sunday even with adults and kids outside. Security video from a nearby business shows a car on East 89th Street and Superior Avenue, and someone shooting into a parked car. As it happened, adults hit the ground for […]

  • Push for Godwin’s Law begins as video of Cleveland murder remains online

    CLEVELAND– A national campaign is under way for Godwin’s Law after the murder of a Cleveland man was posted on Facebook. A man shot Robert Godwin Sr. in a random killing recorded on camera and posted on Facebook on Easter Sunday on East 93rd Street in Cleveland. That video then ended up on countless other websites, sparking outrage locally and nationally. Erie Feinberg, heads a company called GIPEC, specializing in deep Internet searches looking for criminals or terrorists. He is now calling […]

  • I-Team: The final hunt for Facebook murder suspect

    The FOX 8 I-Team is uncovering what happened in the hours and final moments that led to the end of the manhunt for Steve Stephens, the man suspected of killing an innocent senior citizen in Cleveland Sunday and posting the video on Facebook. Police say Stephens shot himself to death while being chased by Pennsylvania state troopers in Erie. And we’ve learned investigators had a feeling they might find Stephens there because they’d been following the money. Sources close to […]