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  • I-TEAM: Police investigating after bones found in Hudson

        HUDSON, Ohio – The FOX 8 I-TEAM has uncovered a mystery in the Summit County town of Hudson that could go back decades after work crews found bones. Friday, crews digging a sanitary sewer line discovered the bones.  The work was being done on private property off of Boston Mills Road. Hudson police were called and they are now working to determine if the bones are human or from an animal. Detectives will be back in the area […]

  • I-TEAM: Cleveland woman calls 911 during medical emergency, dispatch says there’s no ambulance to send

    CLEVELAND — A Cleveland woman was told the city did not have an ambulance to send to her medical emergency in the middle of the night, prompting the FOX 8 I-TEAM to ask questions about ambulances taken out of service due to short staffing. Last weekend, Beverly Olds-Blockum suddenly found herself suffering from severe stomach pains. Her husband called 911. However a recording revealed that the dispatcher told her, “Hold on. Due to the current call volume, we are unable […]

  • I-TEAM: What’s next in court for local football players charged in hazing, sexual assaults?

    BEREA, Ohio — The FOX 8 I-TEAM is investigating what’s next in court for four players from the Berea-Midpark Football team who were hit with charges for alleged hazing that turned into sexual assaults. The I-TEAM revealed Wednesday that an 18-year-old was indicted by Cuyahoga County Prosecutors in adult court and 3 other younger teens have been hit with charges in Juvenile Court. The charges filed include rape, kidnapping, sexual battery and more. We’ve learned the 18-year-old faces possible punishment […]

  • Father’s fight for justice: Retired police officer marches with sign calling out carjacker

    CLEVELAND — A retired police officer is fighting for justice in an unusual way after his son was recently carjacked. Franco Lanza made a sign calling the carjacker a coward, went to the crime scene and marched in the street, sending the suspect a message. “I’m calling him out,” Lanza told the FOX 8 I-TEAM. “Anybody that takes property from another person is a coward. And he’s a coward. But this bad guy has to know what’s going on. We’re […]

  • I-Team: Charges filed in Berea football hazing investigation

    BEREA, Ohio — The FOX 8 I-Team has found sex charges and more filed against four members of the Berea-Midpark team after an investigation into hazing at a football camp. Cuyahoga County prosecutors filed charges against an 18-year-old and three juveniles Wednesday afternoon. The 18-year-old has been indicted for rape, kidnapping, sexual battery, unlawful restraint, hazing and more. Two of the three juveniles are also facing cases with sex charges. And with the charges now filed some parents of players […]

  • I-Team: Paramedic writes explosive letter to city leaders

    CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-Team has obtained a letter written by a paramedic resigning from Cleveland EMS outlining a long list of serious problems with the ambulance service affecting workers and patients like you and your family. Paramedic Megan Mull sent the letter to officials and city council members at Cleveland City Hall. She wrote she had planned on a career with EMS, but she is leaving the job due to a “toxic and dangerous environment.” In short, the letter […]

  • I-Team: Police video gives you first look at what led to metal pieces all over I-77

    CLEVELAND-Police video just released to the FOX 8 I-Team gives us a close-up look for the first time at the one big mistake that led to a truck spilling sharp, metal debris all over I-77 leaving dozens of drivers with flat tires and many more drivers sitting in stopped traffic. Last month, Cleveland police had to shut down a big section of I-77 just south of downtown. A truck went down the highway dropping scrap metal. So much of it […]

  • Blind woman turns to I-Team after she was left stranded by RTA

    CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-Team is investigating what happened to a blind 68-year-old great-grandmother after her ride with RTA Paratransit didn’t show, and she was left stranded with her 7-year-old granddaughter. And what happened when she called RTA police left her furious. Last month, Theresa McKenney says she and her granddaughter sat on a bench in University Circle waiting for a ride through Paratransit they had scheduled in advance. But the bus never came. Darkness fell. And Theresa said she […]

  • I-TEAM Exclusive: Cleveland police officer injured in hit-skip reunites with ‘Angel’ who helped him

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-TEAM exclusively captured an extraordinary moment as a Cleveland police officer had an emotional reunion with a witness who rushed to help after a car struck and left him for dead. The witness even jumped on his police radio to call dispatchers. The I-TEAM helped arrange a meeting so Officer Rich Strunk could say thanks to Amy Sharo. Last month, as the officer directed traffic, a hit-and-run driver plowed into him and took off. The […]

  • Cleveland officer injured in hit-and-run thought he was going to die

    CLEVELAND– A Cleveland police officer nearly killed by a hit and run driver spoke to the FOX 8 I-Team. Officer Rich Strunk is still recovering from a concussion and broken ribs. Last month, security video showed a driver hit him as he directed traffic in the Warehouse District. The impact tossed him into the air. Strunk told the I-Team he motioned to the driver to stop and then, “He gunned it.” He said a lot went through his mind immediately […]

  • I-TEAM: Man accused of attacking girlfriend cuts off ankle bracelet, escapes trial

    CLEVELAND — Investigators are searching for a dangerous man after Cuyahoga County Prosecutors say he left court during his trial, cut off an ankle bracelet used to monitor him and escaped. Lameer Kidd took off while the jury was deliberating and disappeared before the jury came back with a guilty verdict, prosecutors told the FOX 8 I-TEAM. Kidd had been indicted for barging into his girlfriend’s workplace, grabbing her, hauling her out and driving away. Investigators say she jumped out […]

  • I-TEAM: Two more wrong-way drivers caught on camera in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-TEAM has obtained new video from the Ohio Department of Transportation of two more wrong-way drivers in Cleveland. The new incidents occurred Wednesday morning. One on I-90 on Cleveland’s east side and the other in the city on I-71.  Both drivers were caught on camera finally turning around to go the right way. Wednesday, the I-TEAM released video of another wrong-way driver in the city, that one on  I-71 near West 65th Street. These incidents […]

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