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Peggy Sinkovich joined the Fox 8 News team in September 2012 as an I-Team Reporter.
Before coming to Cleveland, Peggy
was a reporter at WKBN in Youngstown and began working as a newspaper reporter with the Hubbard News, a weekly publication, in 1989.

In 1990, Peggy started with the Vindicator in Youngstown. She worked there until 2005 when she went to broadcast, at WYTV 33. In 2007, the station was bought by WKBN and Peggy worked for both WYTV, WKBN.
Peggy has won several state awards, including two regional Edward R. Murrow awards.

She was born and raised in Youngstown, Ohio.


Recent Articles
  • Four men dead, one person in custody in horrific crime spree

    BUCYRUS, Ohio– A horrific crime spree in Bucyrus has left four men dead and one person in custody. Police say all of the victims were men between the ages of 55 and 67. “Definitely one of the worst days in the history of our town,” said Bucyrus Police Chief David Koepke. On Monday, police became aware of two homicides at two different locations. Tuesday it got worse, when a third and fourth homicide were discovered. “Yes, just a terrible couple […]

  • Dog saves owner’s life just weeks after being rescued

    MANSFIELD, Ohio– Charred rubble is all that remains of an unoccupied house on Harold Avenue in Mansfield that caught fire early Sunday morning. Firefighters are still trying to determine the cause of the fire that destroyed the house that Jacob Martin was working to restore, but thanks to his best friend, Buddy, no one was hurt. “I was asleep. My dog started barking,” said Martin. “I woke up and everything was glowing.” Martin and his dog live behind the home […]

  • New details in Aliza Sherman’s murder investigation

    CLEVELAND-It’s been 17 months since 53-year-old Beachwood nurse Aliza Sherman was murdered while walking to her attorney’s office in downtown Cleveland. No arrests have been made. But for the first time since her death, Cuyahoga County prosecutors said on Wednesday that Sherman’s murder investigation is “parallel” and intertwined” with a bomb threat case. The defendant in the bomb threat case is Sherman’s attorney, Gregory Moore. Moore’s attorney, Ian Friedman, says his understanding is that some of the evidence in both […]

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    Stay or go? Traffic camera controversy closer to being in front of voters

    CLEVELAND– City council could vote next week to put a citizen-led effort to ban automatic traffic cameras on the November ballot. Officials with the Cuyahoga County Board of Elections said a group of citizens has collected enough signatures to put the issue on the ballot. The group wants voters to decide whether or not the city’s 54 traffic cameras should remain or be removed. City council has to vote  on the issue before the Sept. 5 filing deadline to place […]

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    Police: Former Bedford law director arrested on OVI charge

    TWINSBURG, Ohio– Former Bedford law director Kenneth Schuman was arrested Tuesday morning by Twinsburg police on an OVI charge. According to a police report, police stopped Schuman around 2:40 a.m. Tuesday after they received a 911 call about a vehicle driving all over the road. The vehicle was traveling eastbound on I-480, according to the report. Schuman was asked to perform field sobriety tests and the report states he performed poorly. He was arrested for OVI. He is expected to […]

  • Former restaurant owner pleads guilty to taking money from local music legend fundraiser

    STREETSBORO, Ohio — A man who helped organize a fundraiser for local music legend Sonny Geraci has now plead guilty to taking money from the event. Bill Thompson, former owner of Stringz and Wingz in Streetsboro, plead guilty to the grand theft charge Monday in Portage County Common Pleas Court. After the court hearing, Thompson tried to avoid our I-Team camera and said he is not at fault. “I didn’t do anything. Why would I be sorry for something I […]

  • Police: Man becomes victim of crime while in a coma in the hospital

    MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio –A local man went to one of Northeast Ohio’s top hospitals and says he became a victim of crime when he was totally helpless. John McConville said he was admitted to Hillcrest Hospital, a Cleveland Clinic Hospital, on July 28.  He said he spent several days in a coma in the ICU and when he woke up, he realized some of his personal items, including his $650 iPhone, had been stolen. McConville, who makes his living as […]

  • Prostitution problem: Police set up sting to take back streets

    EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — ‎‎Officers in East Cleveland worked on taking back the streets and cleaning up a prostitution problem in their city Thursday.‎‎ Police and city leaders said prostitution is happening on busy city streets and near schools, which is something they want to stop before kids return to the classroom. ‎‎‎”East Cleveland is the type of community where housing, business, schools, are all close to each other and street-level crimes are problems to the neighbors and they are […]

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    Suspect in Jim Brennan murder initially claimed he was a victim

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — One of the defendants indicted with the aggravated murder of a Cleveland Heights restaurant owner had initially misled police by saying he was a victim. Police confirm that Brandon Jones, who worked in the kitchen at Brennan’s Colony, told police moments after the murder of Jim Brennan that he was a victim and had nothing to do with the robbery and murder of his boss. But it didn’t take police long to unravel Jones’ story, and just […]

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    Suspect in Painesville murder held in Detroit

    DETROIT — The  suspect in the July 4 murder of James Brown of Painesville has been apprehended in Detroit. The suspect, Walter Delon Tate, is being held on a warrant and will have an extradition hearing soon.  Detectives from Painesville are currently in Detroit waiting to interview him. The U.S. Marshal Service located Tate in Detroit Tuesday. An arrest warrant was  issued for Tate, 37, shortly after the murder. Brown was shot while sitting in a car in the 900 […]

  • Former coach, editor arrested on sexual imposition charges

    JEFFERSON, Ohio – A former Star Beacon sports editor and former athletic coach with the Jefferson Area Local School District has been arrested on charges of sexual imposition. The Ashtabula Sheriff’s Office arrested 51-year-old Don McCormack at his home Monday.  He was being held in the county jail and was expected in court Tuesday afternoon. Officials say the charges come after allegations were made of inappropriate conduct with minors.  Former and current female athletes have made complaints against McCormack, according […]

  • I-Team obtains new documents on Ed FitzGerald’s driving history

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-Team has obtained new documents about the driving history of Cuyahoga County Executive and gubernatorial candidate Ed FitzGerald. It turns out FitzGerald did drive a county vehicle when he did not have a valid driver’s license. He received reimbursement for any expenses he incurred while using a county vehicle, when he only had a learner’s permit. The information was contained in public records the I-Team requested August 5.  The information was released late Thursday, after […]