Peggy Gallek joined the Fox 8 News team in September 2012 as an I-Team Reporter.

In October 2014, I got married!! I now live in Summit County with my husband and two cats, Cupcake and Felix.

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
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    Man sentenced to life without parole in deadly Mr. Hero robbery

    CLEVELAND – The man who shot and killed a teenager at a Cleveland Heights Mr. Hero has been sentenced to life without parole Friday. Daveion Perry, 20, pleaded guilty Wednesday to several charges including aggravated murder. He could be sentenced to life in prison. Perry was arrested two days after the Oct. 14 murder. He is also facing charges in another robbery. Perry was out on bond awaiting sentencing on a burglary charge when the robbery and shooting took place. […]

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    Cleveland Heights police make new push to solve two murders from 1982

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS – For more than three decades Cleveland Heights detectives have been working to find the killer or killers responsible for murdering a young girl, and an East Cleveland school teacher. Detectives have now teamed up with Crime Stoppers of Cuyahoga County in hopes of solving both cases. “You are talking about two young women both found within one week of each other, both suffered a violent death and both deserve justice,” said Cleveland Heights Police Chief Annette Mecklenburg. […]

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    Suspect in Mr. Hero fatal robbery pleads guilty

    CLEVELAND – Sources say a suspect in the Mr.Hero robbery and murder of 15-year-old Sunny Patel plead guilty this morning to charges. Daveion Perry wasn’t scheduled to be arraigned until next week but instead pleaded guilty to the charges Wednesday in a Cleveland courtroom. The 20-year-old stood accused of shooting 15-year-old Sunny Ravi Patel in the head before taking cash from a Mr. Hero sandwich shop in Cleveland Heights on Oct. 14. Perry is now scheduled to be sentenced Friday […]

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    Woman shot, killed by boyfriend in North Ridgeville

    NORTH RIDGEVILLE, OH –  Police have arrested a 50-year-old man after he called police and told them he shot his girlfriend. The victim has been identified as 45 year old female, Michelle Ryals from North Ridgeville. It happened around 10 Tuesday evening. Officers found the suspect, Randy Hamilton, in the garage of a home on Avon Belden Road. They found the body of his 45-year-old girlfriend inside the home with a gunshot wound to her chest. Hamilton has been charged with […]

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    Cleveland police investigating robbery homicide at local bar

    CLEVELAND – Police are investigating a robbery and shooting that happened late Monday at Cooley Lounge on West 130th in Cleveland. According to police, four men entered the bar around 11:30 p.m. Monday and two suspects pulled out guns, and forced everyone the floor. One woman was struck in the head several times when she attempted to call 911. Another woman, Missy Brinker, ran to an office, and locked the door. Suspects kicked in the door and shot Brinker several […]

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    Officers deliver toys, clothes to toddlers rescued from deplorable home

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — When Carolyn Moore thinks about police she says the words gratitude and love come to mind. Moore, who now has three young grandsons running around her east side Cleveland home, says she never expected the outpouring of support she received from Cleveland police, especially Officers Salvatore Santillo and Shawn Wohl. “They brought clothes, toys, so many gifts for them,” Moore said. “More than that they have given them their time.” Earlier this month , the officers rescued […]

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    Maple Heights bar boarded up after fatal shooting

    MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — A temporary restraining order has been issued to board up a Maple Heights bar, where police have been called 65 times in the last year, and was also the scene of a fatal shooting last week. Cuyahoga County Judge Matthew McMonagle granted the TRO Friday against H2O Ultra Lounge, located on Libby Road, in Maple Heights.  A permanent injunction hearing is set for next week. The bar was cleared out and boarded up around midnight Friday. […]

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    Aunt of barbershop murder suspect charged after talking to juror’s relative

    CLEVELAND — The aunt  of a Cleveland man charged in the slayings of three people at a Warrensvile  barbershop is now facing an obstruction charge stemming from an interaction with a relative of one of the jurors. LaSandra Johnson was arrested on the obstruction charge Friday. She allegedly talked to a relative of one of the jurors on Douglas Shine Jr.’s case. The juror was dismissed. It’s not known when Johnson may be in court. Shine Jr. , 21, is charged with aggravated murder […]

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    Officer shot in line of duty designs ‘Double Down’ T-shirt to celebrate Tribe, Cavs

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS – A Richmond Heights police officer, shot in the chest while working, says he has the perfect shirt to help Indians fans celebrate when they watch the team play in the World Series next week. Mike Gerl has designed a “Double Down” T-shirt to help celebrate the  Cavs’ championship and the Indians winning season. Part of the proceeds from the sales go to the Police Wives of Ohio, an organization that helped him after he was shot. About 10 months ago, […]

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    Bond set for suspect in Mr. Hero deadly robbery involving 15-year-old boy

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS — Bond has been set at one million dollars for the suspect accused of robbing a Cleveland Heights Mr.Hero last Friday and killing a 15-year-old boy. Cleveland Heights Police Chief Annette Mecklenburg said Daveion Perry, 20, of Cleveland Heights is facing several charges including aggravated murder and robbery. The chief said Perry has been arrested before and was currently out on bond awaiting sentencing for a burglary charge when he committed the robbery in Cleveland Heights. Family members […]

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    Suspect dead in Willoughby police-involved shooting

    **Warning: the content in the video may be considered disturbing** WILLOUGHBY, Ohio–  One person is dead after a police-involved shooting in Willoughby Wednesday afternoon. Police Chief Jack Beckwith said in a press conference that officers were called out to the parking lot of a Lowe’s Home Improvement store around 1 p.m. because someone had spotted a man who had numerous felony warrants out on him in a car there. The first officer to arrive parked his vehicle in front of […]

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    Family describes teen shot to death in Mr. Hero robbery as hardworking, kind

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Charges are expected to be filed soon on a suspect arrested in connection with the murder of a 15-year-old employee of Mr. Hero. The suspect was arrested Sunday evening. Police sources say the man may be a suspect in other robberies as well. Meanwhile, family  and friends of Sunny Patel prepare to say goodbye to the teenager they say was a loving and kind boy, who also was a hard worker. Patel’s funeral is Monday. About two dozens […]