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
  • Attorney for Gareon Conley: Client will give DNA sample, statement to Cleveland police

    CLEVELAND — The attorney for former Ohio State cornerback Gareon Conley says his client will be giving a DNA sample and statement to Cleveland police investigators Monday. “Gareon is cooperating completely with this investigation and maintains his innocence,” said attorney Kevin Spellacy. “He wants to clear his name.” A 23-year-old woman filed a police report April 9 saying Conley sexually assaulted her inside a hotel room at the Westin Hotel. Spellacy says anything that may have happened between Conley and the […]

  • First on FOX: I-Team obtains video of Gareon Conley from night of sex assault claims

    CLEVELAND-The Fox 8 I-Team obtained video that shows former Ohio State Cornerback Gareon Conley at the Barley House downtown Cleveland the night he is accused of sexually assaulting a woman at the Westin Hotel in Cleveland. The alleged incident happened on the night of April 8. The video shows Conley at the bar. Sources say the woman who accused him of sexually assaulting her can be seen following him. A Cleveland police report says the woman told officers she met […]

  • Gareon Conley releases statement on sexual assault allegations, calls them ‘completely false’

    CLEVELAND —  A former Ohio State cornerback says sexual assault allegations made against him are “untrue, wrongful, and malicious.” Vantage Management Group released Gareon Conley’s statement Wednesday afternoon. “The allegations against me concerning the night of April 8/9 that have recently been reported in multiple media outlets are completely false,” Conley wrote in his statement. “I did not commit a crime and have not been charged with a crime.” A woman told police on April 9, that she was sexually assaulted […]

  • Statements from officers involved in Tamir Rice shooting released

    CLEVELAND – For the first time since the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice, statements from the officers involved in the Nov. 22, 2014, shooting have been released. Officer Frank Garmback and Timothy Loehmann gave statements to investigators a few days after the shooting. Videos of those statements have been released by Subodh Chandra, the attorney representing the Rice family. During Garmback’s statement, he became emotional at times, and wept. **Complete coverage on the Tamir Rice investigation, here** “He’s barely […]

  • Charges filed against man who allegedly fired shots at officers with rifle

    CLEVELAND — Charges have been filed against a man accused of shooting at officers with a rifle, the FOX 8 I-Team has confirmed. Ronald Goodman, Jr. will appear in Cleveland Municipal Court Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. on a felony assault charge, officials said. Police say Goodman fired shots at officers with an AR-15 rifle early Sunday morning near West 105th Street and Western Avenue. The officers initially responded to a call about a disturbance at a bar. As they investigated, […]

  • Police: Teen with gun near Shaker Heights HS causes brief lockdown

    SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Shaker Heights High School was on lockdown for a brief period Monday night because of a teen with a gun at a nearby residence, Shaker Heights police said. Commander John Cole confirmed to the FOX 8 I-Team that officers responded to the 3000 block of Huntington Road Monday evening for a report of a male with a gun. The teen fled the scene, but was taken into custody a short while later. Police say he was distraught and […]

  • 93-year-old woman and her son told they will lose home: ‘I have nowhere to go’

    ASHTABULA, Ohio —  An elderly woman and her son say they are fighting to keep the home they built in 1987 in Ashtabula. Mary Foster, 93, and her son, Tom, have been fighting to keep the house since 2013. “This means everything to me,” Mary Foster said. “I helped my two sons build this house.” Thomas Foster said their dream home turned into a nightmare in 2013. He said his mortgage company sold his loan. He said the new company […]

  • Attorney asking that teen accused of killing father be released pending trial

    WARREN, Ohio– An attorney representing a 15-year-old girl accused of killing her father, is asking a Trumbull County juvenile judge, to release her on bond pending her trial. Bresha Meadows, who is facing a murder charge, is being tried as a minor in juvenile court. If she is convicted, she could be held in a juvenile facility until she is 21. Attorney Ian Friedman said he filed the motion last week and is expected to argue the motion in front […]

  • Registered sex offender back in jail after being accused of taking, sharing nude photos of little boy

    BROADVIEW HEIGHTS — A 53-year-old old registered sex offender is back behind bars, after prosecutors say he was in possession of hundreds of images of child pornography. Robert Arias was indicted Friday on 26 charges for sharing and creating child pornography. The Ohio Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force (ICAC) received a Cybertip from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children on suspicion of someone uploading child pornography. An investigation by ICAC led officers to an apartment building located in Broadview […]

  • Cleveland police: Man arrested after shooting at officers with rifle

    CLEVELAND — A man is sitting in jail after Cleveland police say he fired shots at officers. The incident happened in the wee hours of Sunday morning near West 105th Street and Western Avenue. Police initially got a call about a disturbance at a bar. As they investigated, they began chasing a man on foot. According to a police report, officers believe four shots were fired. The report further states an officer said, “Four rounds went off that were close […]

  • Family, friends gather to pay tribute to Robert Godwin Sr. at public service

    EUCLID, Ohio — The family of Robert Godwin Sr. said their final goodbyes today to a man they say was kind, gentle and taught them the importance of forgiveness. “It’s not always easy to forgive, but we know it’s what we have to do, and it’s what my father taught us to do ,” said Tonya R. Godwin- Baines, one of Godwin’s 10 children. “So we forgive Mr. Stephens. ” Godwin was shot to death Sunday after an Easter celebration while […]

  • Family and friends to pay tribute to Robert Godwin, Sr. Saturday

    EUCLID, Ohio — The family of Robert Godwin Sr. will be saying their final goodbyes to a man they say was kind, gentle, and taught them the importance of forgiveness. “He didn’t deserve this, he was such a wonderful, caring person,” said Tonya R. Godwin- Baines, one of Godwin’s 10 children.  “But he always taught us about God. He taught us we have to forgive . So we forgive Mr. Stephens. ” Godwin was shot to death Sunday after an Easter celebration […]