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  • WATCH: Man meets rescue squads who helped save his life after ‘complete heart failure’

    UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio — The FOX 8 I-Team has found a local dispatcher, a wife, and paramedics and firefighters all teamed up to save the life of a local man at the brink of death. Joshua Marshall, father of two, suddenly suffered what the fire chief calls “complete heart failure,” but Marshall is living to talk about it. And on Friday, only FOX 8 was there for a reunion of the patient, his family, and rescue squads. In the wee […]

  • I-Team: Internal e-mails raise questions about inmate duct-taped

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-Team recently captured unforgettable, exclusive video of a local inmate getting his mouth taped shut in court, now we’ve obtained internal court e-mails raising questions about how it got to that point. We showed you what happened in July to Franklyn Williams, a convicted robber.  At his sentencing, he interrupted Judge John Russo repeatedly and would not keep quiet, so Cuyahoga County sheriff’s deputies taped his mouth shut. An e-mail shows, days later, the judge […]

  • Mayor faces protest and I-Team over dirt bikes

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-Team has found protesters taking complaints about dirt bikes in Cleveland directly to the mayor, and the I-Team went to see him with hard questions. We’ve learned some taxpayers have become so fed up with packs of dirt bikes taking over their streets, they are organizing a protest in front of the home of Mayor Frank Jackson or his State of the City Address. Many citizens don’t believe the city is doing nearly enough about […]

  • I-Team: New reason for outrage over spike in property tax values

    CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — The FOX 8 I-Team has found one piece of paper is giving new reason for local property owners to be outraged over changes in their property values, changes that could lead to steep tax increases. When one homeowner asked for the “files” and “data” used to reevaluate his property, he showed us Cuyahoga County sent him one piece of paper with only a little about his property printed out and some handwritten notes. Many Cuyahoga County […]

  • I-Team: Police boss caught playing video games on duty

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-Team has found a Cleveland police supervisor recently punished for “playing video games while on duty.” Sgt. James Ealey served a two-day suspension for improper conduct. Records show the video game action happened on “multiple occasions.” Ealey works in the Cleveland Police Fifth District on the city’s northeast side, and some of those streets are now among the most violent in the city. The I-Team went to see Ealey and asked him about playing video games […]

  • I-Team: New developments in Cleveland Police recruit scandal

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-Team has learned of new efforts to save the jobs of 15 Cleveland Police recruits suspected of cheating by plagiarizing sections of notebooks required of each recruit. This weekend, the Black Shield Police Association, the NAACP, and retired officers met with some of the recruits and lawyers. Lawyers are expected to file papers in court Monday to force the city to allow the recruits to take their final tests. Several days ago, the I-Team revealed […]

  • Second criminal case pending against Warrensville Heights band director

    WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio  – The FOX 8 I TEAM has uncovered a second criminal case pending against the Warrensville Heights high school band director, and we’ve learned what led to his arrest Thursday in a sex investigation. Duane Keeton is being held in jail without bond, and court records show a growing investigation. Friday, police filed a sex charge. Now, the I TEAM has learned that came after investigators found the band director is accused of offering a juvenile money […]

  • I-Team: Tax scare for citizens but not our top elected officials

    CUYAHOGA COUNTY — The FOX 8 I-Team has found many Cuyahoga County residents facing soaring property taxes, but local elected officials are not. So we’re investigating why. We’ve shown you, new estimates of property values have many homeowners in Cuyahoga County worried about skyrocketing tax bills. We’ve seen proposed property values doubling, and tripling and more. The I-Team investigated the properties of Cuyahoga County’s top elected officials. We found nothing even close to the increases for regular citizen property owners […]

  • Video shows group effort to save 7-year-old drowning in Lyndhurst pool

    LYNDHURST, Ohio– Video shows how citizens, police and an emergency medical squad teamed up to save the life of a 7-year-old child, who was found drowning in a local pool. The child spent about 5 minutes under water and he was brought back from the brink of death. It happened last month at the pool in the Georgetown complex of condominiums in Lyndhurst. The 7-year-old got into trouble in the deep end of the pool. Security video shows he went […]

  • Two Cuyahoga County corrections officers under investigation for excessive force

    CLEVELAND– Two corrections officers are under investigation for use of force inside the Cuyahoga County Jail, the FOX 8 I-Team confirmed on Wednesday. The case involves claims excessive force was used on a female inmate. The incident happened days ago. The Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department is doing the investigation. The I-Team requested the report and security video to learn more about what happened. But the county is not releasing any of that until the investigation is finished. A union official […]

  • I-Team Exclusive Video: Mom of buried child back in court

    CLEVELAND — Only FOX 8 I-Team cameras were present Wednesday as a mother faced a judge again, weeks after she went to prison for the mysterious death of her 5-year-old child found buried in the back yard. Authorities brought Larissa Rodriguez back from prison to Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court for a hearing to determine what happens her kids that were left behind, including a newborn baby girl that Rodriguez gave birth to in jail while awaiting trial in the death […]

  • 2,100 teens wanted for crimes in Cuyahoga County, but who’s looking?

    CLEVELAND– The FOX 8 I-Team found thousands of juveniles wanted for crimes in Cuyahoga County, but we also found law enforcement, most of the time, is not looking for them. We began investigating after the recent murder of 9-year-old Saniyah Nicholson. She was caught in the crossfire between teens and young adults near Lee Road and Harvard Avenue in Cleveland on June 20. Three adults and three juveniles were arrested. We shared our findings with Saniyah’s mom. “Oh, my God. How […]