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  • New charges against former Cuyahoga County Jail director

    CLEVELAND– There are new charges in a corruption investigation at the Cuyahoga County Jail. Former jail director Ken Mills is charged with falsification and dereliction of duty. Mills was already indicted with other county officials a few months back. There are also new charges against corrections officer Idris-Farid Clark related to an excessive force case. Both men pleaded not guilty. More stories on the Cuyahoga County Jail here

  • Man records driver passing school bus, gets justice

    LAGRANGE, Ohio– The FOX 8 I-Team has obtained exclusive cell phone video shot by a citizen that shows a driver passing a school bus that had stopped to drop off kids. Police used that video to track down the driver and give him a ticket. It happened in the Lorain County village of LaGrange. This comes to light as communities all over Northeast Ohio are adding cameras to buses and beefing up penalties for passing stopped school buses trying to do […]

  • I-Team: Is Linndale ticketing speeders with camera on I-71?

    LINNDALE, Ohio– The FOX 8 I-Team is investigating after drivers suddenly started getting speeding tickets from cameras on Interstate 71 in Linndale. Linndale is already notorious for speed cameras on poles on the main road through town. Village leaders first denied any enforcement with cameras on the highway. Last week, the Linndale law director sent us a statement that said, in part, “…there have not been, not will there be, any enforcement cameras on I-71.” But after speaking to two […]

  • I-Team uncovers another investigation into whether Cleveland police were drinking on job

    CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Division of Police opened an internal affairs investigation revolving around a photo of a group of supervisors sitting at a restaurant with mugs on the table, the FOX 8 I-Team learned. Were any officers drinking on duty or in uniform? The photo was taken back in December after a police ceremony, but it has just been referred to internal affairs. This comes as four patrol officers are under investigation for drinking on duty and in uniform last […]

  • FedEx delivery van involved in crash with Amish horse and buggy in Medina County

    MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio — Law enforcement are investigating after a FedEx delivery van was involved in a crash with an Amish horse and buggy. It happened Friday afternoon along State Route 301 near Jeffrey Road in Medina County. Becky Ray told the I-TEAM multiple people were taken away by ambulance. The extent of their injuries is unknown. Another FOX 8 viewer sent in photos of the scene showing extensive damage to both the van and buggy. This is a developing […]

  • ‘Most ridiculous thing ever’: Ruggles Township officials split building in two following property dispute

    RUGGLES TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The I-TEAM is investigating how a local government tried to settle a property dispute by splitting a building into two pieces. It happened in Ruggles Township following a complaint by Brett Galloway, who contends township officials constructed a building that was partly on his property. “It is pretty much the most ridiculous thing ever,” Galloway told the I-TEAM. He said he has tried negotiating with township leaders since January, but last week, when they didn’t reach […]

  • I-TEAM: Hopkins airport official suspended for using city owned vehicle for personal trip

    CLEVELAND — The I-TEAM has learned of punishment for a top official at Hopkins Airport after an internal investigation, and that may not be the end of it. Operations Manager Robert Fischietto recently got suspended for ten days with no pay. The city says he earns $87,000 a year. Weeks ago, the I-TEAM revealed an internal investigation into the operations manager and a deputy commissioner. The city found Fischietto took a city car for a personal trip to the Washington, […]

  • I-TEAM VIDEO: Citizen helps police by jumping into chase after armed robbery

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-TEAM has found a man facing felony charges after an armed hold-up at a store. Now the I-TEAM has exclusive video and audio showing how a citizen jumped into action to help police. It happened after a man robbed a Family Dollar store on Cleveland’s west side. Video shows police scrambling there, and a clerk said, “He said give us everything. Then he pointed a gun at me.” She added, “I was already freaked out […]

  • I-Team: County worker boss charged with crime while on duty

    LYNDHURST, Ohio — The FOX 8 I-Team has found a Cuyahoga County public works supervisor facing charges for domestic violence, and the county confirms he was on duty when the latest incident happened. The county says Arlend Hampton is a foreman. He now faces charges in Lyndhurst. A report shows Lyndhurst police arrested Hampton one afternoon last month after a woman ran into the police station screaming for help. Hampton now faces charges of domestic violence and criminal mischief  for […]

  • Japanese rapper’s hip hop heroes step up to help after he ends up stranded in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-TEAM is getting action for a rapper from Japan suddenly stranded on some of Cleveland’s roughest streets with no money, no ability to speak English and many of his belongings stolen. The Ryo Muranaka traveled 6,000 miles to meet Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, a group of Cleveland rappers known worldwide. And now, members of the group are coming to the rescue. We tracked down Bizzy Bone who is working on solo projects on the west coast. He […]

  • Police report reveals more details on what happened to Myles Garrett after he says ‘fan’ punched him in the face

    CLEVELAND– Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett took to Twitter on Wednesday to share a concerning story. The Pro Bowler said a fan got out of his car to take a picture, then punched him in the face. The FOX 8 I-Team has learned more:  Garrett filed a report with Cleveland police Wednesday saying he was assaulted when he was in downtown Cleveland. The report states a 24-year-old man asked Garrett to take a picture with him. Garrett, who was […]

  • Rapper from Japan with dreams of meeting Bone Thugs gets stranded in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND– A rapper from Japan found himself stranded in Cleveland, even robbed on inner-city streets and activists have turned to the I-Team to find out if anyone can help. Ryo Muranaka said he sold everything to travel 6,000 miles from Japan to Cleveland’s east side. He did it dreaming of meeting and performing with his hip-hop heroes: Bone Thugs-n-Harmony. But he caught the attention of activists when they found him alone, broke and even robbed of his luggage. We spoke […]

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