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  • Westlake man shot by deputy on Interstate 90 passes away

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man who was shot after reportedly ignoring multiple commands from a Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s deputy on Interstate 90 has passed away. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man as Brett Luengo, 33, of Westlake. Authorities say it all started when Luengo crashed his car along Interstate 90 East between West Boulevard and West 117th Street Thursday evening. Other drivers and witnesses said the man went after anyone who stopped to help. When a Cuyahoga […]

  • Investigation underway after deputy-involved shooting on I-90

    CLEVELAND — The Cuyahoga County sheriff’s office confirms Cleveland police and Cuyahoga County sheriff’s deputies responded to a deputy-involved shooting around 7:30 p.m. Thursday on I-90 East between the West Boulevard and West 117th exits. The sheriff’s office says the preliminary investigation reveals the deputy involved in the shooting encountered a crash scene. When he got out of his vehicle, the deputy found the involved parties in an altercation. One person involved became aggressive and charged the deputy, according to the […]

  • I TEAM: 68-year-old woman takes on city hall with her lawnmower

    CLEVELAND – A 68-year-old woman got so fed up waiting for a city crew to cut the grass at a local park, she started mowing it herself. And that led to a FOX 8 I TEAM investigation. We found Therese Pohorence cutting some of the high grass outside Cudell Rec Center. Last week, the I TEAM found high grass at Impett Park. And Thursday, we found a lot of overgrown grass and weeds at Clark Fields. Therese said, “I’ve had […]

  • I TEAM: Caught on camera – dog rescued from home heating system

    CLEVELAND – The FOX 8 I TEAM has obtained exclusive video showing how Cleveland Police officers and firefighters became heroes without dodging bullets or flames. Police body camera video shows how they saved a 4-pound Chihuahua after an accident inside a home. Liz Toth called for help after her precious dog, Dexter, fell into the duct work of a home heating system. Toth said, “Panic. Sheer panic. You have no idea. Of course, my little dog is like my child.” […]

  • Day care centers appeal move to shut them down following Aniya Day Garrett’s death

    CLEVELAND – Two Euclid day cares are appealing move by state to close them down for not reporting suspected abuse of Aniya Day Garrett before she was murdered. The state says both had failed to report suspected abuse before she was murdered. But now Harborcrest Child Care and Get Ready Set Grow have both requested hearings for a  chance to argue to the state why they should not be shut down. They can stay open during the appeals. Police and paramedics […]

  • I-TEAM: Tracking Down Execs in RTA Scandal

    CLEVELAND-The FOX 8 I-TEAM is putting two RTA executives on the spot with hard questions for their first public comments about a scandal involving more than $1 million in healthcare benefits and much more. RTA Board President George Dixon recently resigned under investigation accused of collecting the benefits improperly, not paying for health insurance and not paying big bills for personal use of an RTA cell phone. Tuesday, RTA also confirmed it suspended without pay, Deputy General Manager for Human […]

  • Another RTA executive removed from position following investigation into healthcare payments

    CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-TEAM has confirmed a top RTA official has been taken off the job in the first step toward firing, and this is believed to be tied to the investigation into the former RTA Board President receiving more than $1 million in health-care benefits improperly. RTA Deputy GM for Human Resources Bruce Hampton has been “removed from his position” without pay. RTA says he will have “due process” in an attempt to keep his job. Just days […]

  • I-Team: Second gun mystery at Cleveland Hopkins Airport

    CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-Team has uncovered a second mystery surrounding a missing gun and Cleveland Hopkins Airport. Weeks ago, we revealed a local police officer checked a gun into his baggage, flew from Cleveland to Fort Lauderdale, Florida, and then he reported the gun had disappeared from his luggage. And now we’ve learned, this month, another man reported he checked a gun into his luggage in Florida, but he says, in Cleveland, he found his gun was missing from […]

  • Suspect in Beachwood Place shooting indicted

    BEACHWOOD-The FOX 8 I-Team has learned a man has been indicted for a shooting outside Beachwood Place Mall back in March. Cuyahoga County Prosecutors and Beachwood Police went to a grand jury for 8 charges against Jamallee McKinley Jr. The charges include aggravated robbery, felonious assault, carrying a concealed weapon and more. McKinley also faces a separate charge for having a gun as a convicted felon. Records show he has prior convictions for drug cases.  Earlier, investigators indicted another man […]

  • VIDEO: Cleveland police car slammed from behind, crashes like this lead to powerful campaign

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-Team has obtained exclusive video of a Cleveland police car getting slammed from behind while at another accident scene, and this comes as we’ve learned of a new video campaign aimed at protecting officers, rescue crews and highway workers. Time and again, we’re seeing headlines filled with emergency crews and others hit while working on the side of the road. Recently, a highway worker died after getting hit in Mahoning County. Police video just released […]

  • I-Team: Parents concerned about conditions of Cleveland park

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-Team  is investigating safety hazards at a Cleveland park, and when we started digging at City Hall, we found out why parents are so fed up waiting for something to be done about the problems. Parents turned to the I-Team about conditions at Impett Park in the West Park section. And the I-Team is getting action. Playground equipment has metal exposed. Kids also walk over jagged edges from hard plastic broken off or ripped away. […]

  • Cleveland police respond to video of officers taking down basketball hoop: I-Team

    CLEVELAND —  Cleveland police are responding to a report by the FOX 8 I-Team showing officers seizing a portable basketball hoop from the street in front of stunned children and a mother. It happened recently off State Road, and it has sparked fierce debate about how the call was handled. Police body camera video shows officers saying the decision to take the hoop was not theirs, and a sergeant says the order came directly from City Council President Kevin Kelley. […]