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.

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    Police: 2 dead, 3 injured in Howland Township shooting

    HOWLAND, Ohio – Police sources tell Fox 8 one person is in custody after two people were killed and at least three others injured following a shooting in the front yard of a home off of state Route 46 in Howland Township. The shooting happened around 4:30 Saturday afternoon. A motive for the shooting is not known, but sources say it may have been a domestic dispute. The investigation is ongoing and no formal charges have been filed yet. Police […]

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    North Ridgeville woman turns 100 years young!

    NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio– A very special birthday was celebrated Friday at the O’Neill Healthcare facility. Anna Leagan celebrated her 100th birthday with friends and family. She received a proclamation from North Ridgeville Mayor David Gillock and a certificate from Ohio Governor John Kasich. Happy Birthday, Anna!!

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    Army Private’s dog given away while she was at training returned home

    CLEVELAND – A local Army Private just won a battle to get her dog back. Buck, a 5-year-old Bloodhound, was returned to Army Private Katelyn Gallagher’s family Thursday. “I am so grateful to the police and prosecutor’s office for helping me,” Gallagher told us Friday by phone. Gallagher left the dog with Angelo Sullo, a family friend, when she went to military training in May. When she came home on leave in December, Sullo told her he couldn’t keep the […]

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    Nursing home worker charged for lewd act toward patient: ‘I would never hurt him’

    SANDUSKY, Ohio– A woman sat down with the FOX 8 I-Team on Thursday to say what she was thinking when she was caught on camera performing lewd acts at a nursing home. “I am a very bubbly person,” Brittany Fultz said, during an interview at her attorney’s office. “I like to make people laugh and smile. And anybody that knows me knows that and they know I wouldn’t do anything to hurt or humiliate anyone.” The video was taken in December […]

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    Nursing home worker enters plea in gross sexual imposition charge

    SANDUSKY, Ohio – A woman accused of performing a lewd act in front of a 100-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to a gross sexual imposition charge. The attorney for 26-year-old Brittany Fultz says he believes his client will be vindicated and says more information will come out in court. Sandusky Police say this cell phone video was recorded by another care worker at an assisted living facility in December. Fultz and the other caregiver no longer work at the facility […]

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    Quick-thinking dispatcher, thieves’ inability to drive stick leads to robbery arrests

    CLEVELAND – An 18-year-old and 17-year-old were arrested Tuesday evening following two aggravated robberies. One victim said he is very thankful to dispatchers and police for their quick action. The first robbery happened around 9:19 p.m. Tuesday when a woman on Lorain Avenue told police two males took her vehicle at gun point. Then at 10:43 p.m. a man on West 145th Street called saying two males robbed him at gun point and attempted to take his vehicle. He said […]

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    Video shows care worker performing lewd acts, harassing 100-year-old man

    SANDUSKY – A detective says cell phone video taken at a local assisted care facility shows a care worker performing lewd acts in front of a 100-year-old man. ” She is basically harassing him,” said Sandusky Detective Anthony Bath. Police say they arrested Brittany Fultz on a charge of gross sexual imposition. They say it’s possible she could face additional charges. “It’s disturbing,” Bath said. “She is touching him. This was not something he wanted.” The video was taken by […]

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    I TEAM: body found in Chippewa Lake

    CHIPPEWA LAKE, Ohio – Fox 8 has learned that a body has been found in Chippewa Lake in Medina County. An area has been blocked off and  dive teams were called out at the request of the Medina County Sheriff. The Medina County coroner is also on the scene. Fox 8 has a team on the scene, as well as Sky Fox, and will have updates as they become available.      

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    Former nursing home worker accused of performing sexually provocative act on resident

    SANDUSKY — A 26-year-old former nursing home employee was charged after police say she performed a sexually provocative act involving a 100-year-old resident. The incident was recorded by another former nursing home employee, police say. Brittany L. Fultz, 26, of Marblehead, is facing a charge of gross sexual imposition. Police says the act was similar to a lap dance. The male resident has dementia, police say. Fultz was released from the Erie County Jail.  She could not be reached to comment. […]

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    82-year-old retired nurse survives home invasion, fought with attacker

    CLEVELAND – An 82-year-old woman told her story of survival after getting attacked in her east side Cleveland home. The woman told the Fox 8 I-Team that she was watching the evening news around 6:50 Sunday night when she thought she heard a knock at her door. “I checked the front door and no one was there,” the woman said. “When I turned around he was there. He just started hitting me and said where is your money.” The woman […]

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    Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Kent standoff

    KENT, Ohio — BCI is investigating an officer-involved shooting in Kent. Sources first told the FOX 8 I-Team that the hostage situation in Kent, that ended with a suspect dead, was officer-involved. It started Sunday afternoon around 12:30 p.m., as Kent police tried to negotiate with a man who was holding a woman against her will in the laundry room at the Villages of Franklin Crossing apartment complex on Silver Meadows Boulevard. The standoff ended at about 9 p.m. Kent […]

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    Couple in court, charged with burying grandmother in backyard and collecting her Social Security

    COSHOCTON – The Fox 8 I-Team confronted two people Friday, accused of burying a woman in the backyard so they could continue to collect her Social Security benefits. When asked if they had anything to say, or if they ever notified authorities that the elderly woman died, both Daniel Reeves, 48, and his wife, Trudy Reeves, 42, remained silent. Trudy Reeves only shook her head no when asked if she wanted to talk about the case. The two, who were […]