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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.


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    $1 million bond set for suspect dubbed ‘early morning rapist’

    CLEVELAND, Ohio —  A $1 million bond has been set for a man dubbed the ‘early morning rapist.’ James Daniel III was video arraigned Wednesday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court. He was indicted last week for the rapes of three women.  He is accused of raping a woman who was jogging on West 104th in Cleveland Sept. 2, and in an Aug. 30 rape of a woman in Lakewood. His DNA is also linked to a rape that happened […]

  • Too late for apology: Judge gives man max sentence after fundraiser theft

    RAVENNA, Ohio– A man convicted of stealing thousands of dollars from a fundraiser held to help a local music legend will spend the next three years behind bars- the maximum sentence for the crime. Portage County Common Pleas Judge Laurie Pittman sentenced Bill Thompson, a former restaurant owner, to the prison term during Monday’s sentencing hearing. Thompson apologized for his actions and told the judge that he mismanaged funds that were collected for Sonny Geraci’s fundraiser, which was held last […]

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    Police investigate after Richland County prosecutor dies

    MANSFIELD, Ohio — Police are at the scene of an apparent shooting at the home of Richland County Prosecutor James Mayer Jr. A spokesperson from the coroner’s office said Mayer died in his home at about 5:45 p.m. Friday. Police say the shooting was not a homicide and was an “isolated incident.” Mayer’s home is located on Dickson Parkway. Police would provide no further details.

  • Man pleads not guilty in missing CLE woman case

    CLEVELAND — A $3 million bond is set for a convicted rapist ‎ now facing an aggravated murder charge. Ronald Hillman said very little as he stood in front of Cleveland Municipal Judge Charles Patton Friday morning. Hillman is accused of killing Michaela Diemer. Diemer had been missing since August 20th. Hillman was arrested Tuesday after he was found driving Diemer’s car. Hillman said he worked as a supervisor at Progressive Field for 2 years. He has 16 prior felonies. A woman’s body was found Wednesday on […]

  • I-team: Court documents give new details in missing woman case, suspect’s arrest

    CLEVELAND — The man last seen driving the car of missing Cleveland woman Michaela Diemer has been arrested on an aggravated murder charge. Cleveland police said Ronald Hillman was driving Diemer’s car when he was picked up by Cleveland police and the FBI on Tuesday. A body was found on Train Avenue Wednesday and Diemer’s family feared the worst. The name of the victim has not yet officially been released because officials are waiting for confirmation from the medical examiner’s […]

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    3 arrests made in murder of woman outside Cleveland Heights bar

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Arrests have been made in the Saturday murder of a woman in Cleveland Heights. According to police, three men are in custody for the murder of Arrion Smiley. Smiley was shot and killed outside of a night club on South Taylor Road early Saturday morning. Jamahl Drake, Darius Will and Anthony Hunt have all been arrested in connection with her her murder. Drake and Wills are facing aggravated murder charges, and Hunt is facing a complicity […]

  • 1 suspect at large, 2 dead after attempted armed robbery

    CANTON, Ohio — Police on Tuesday released more details on an attempted armed robbery at a gas station that injured the clerk and left two suspects dead. As of 11 a.m. Tuesday, a third suspect was still at large. Canton police say the shooting occurred at the Marathon gas station at 9th Street Southwest in Canton at approximately 9:23 p.m. Monday. Once on scene, officers found the clerk with gunshot wounds to his legs. The gas station clerk told police […]

  • Dad sentenced for beating boy: ‘I was going through a lot’

    CLEVELAND– A  26-year-old man was sentenced Monday to 15 years to life in prison for the murder of his 3-year-old son. William Sheppard was convicted of beating his son, Bryson Marshall.  The boy was found dead inside his home on Dec. 27. Anna Faraglia, an assistant Cuyahoga County prosecutor, told the court the child had been struck 14 times in the chest, eight times on the head, and also had multiple contusions all over his body.  Faraglia read a letter […]

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    Suspect in Jim Brennan murder may face death penalty

    CLEVELAND — One of the four defendants charged in connection with the murder of a Cleveland Heights restaurant owner may face the death penalty. The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s office capital review committee has not yet met to decide if Darien Jones will face the death penalty. Darien Jones is the alleged shooter in the case and is the only defendant eligible for the death penalty at this time, defense and prosecutors said during a pretrial held Friday in Cuyahoga County […]

  • Police: Arrested Rape suspect linked to two attacks

    CLEVELAND — A man was arrested in connection with the rape in a Cleveland neighborhood earlier this month. The suspect was identified by the Cleveland Division of Police as James W. Daniel III of West 104th Street. The arrest was made on West 87th and Lake. A news conference was held by the Cleveland Division of Police on Thursday afternoon. A mission group from Cincinnati, working at a house across the street, saw the entire arrest. Members of the mission group […]

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    Deputy hurt in hit-skip, police urge suspect to turn herself in

    EATON TWP., Ohio — A Lorain County Sheriff’s deputy was injured after he was struck during a police chase this morning. It happened at about 10:30 a.m. at Route 83 and Butternut Ridge Road in Eaton Township. Authorities say North Ridgeville police were involved in a chase with the driver of a stolen vehicle. The Lorain deputy responded to assist in the chase. He was outside his cruiser when he was hit from behind by light tan or cream-colored car. […]

  • Cleveland police officer suspended over drawing that ended up on traffic ticket

    CLEVELAND– The FOX 8 I-Team has learned a city police officer is drawing heat for a suggestive drawing he sketched on a ticket book. The police union said it was a joke, but city administrators aren’t laughing The officer, Vincent Schneider, was suspended for 10 days without pay on August 28, after the woman who received the ticket contacted police headquarters. Police Union President Jeff Follmer told the I-Team the officer drew the picture on a citation book that belonged […]