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  • Eastlake man arrested after assaulting teen who was allegedly molesting child: ‘All I was thinking about was getting it stopped’

    EASTLAKE, Ohio – A local man is speaking out to the FOX 8 I-Team, defending himself for being arrested for assaulting a teen after he saw what appeared to be a child getting sexually abused. The FOX 8 I-TEAM first reported the incident which happened Thursday night in Eastlake and included the man arrested going online with a posting of himself taking the law into his own hands The 20-year-old, Rick Adams, says the only thing he was thinking about […]

  • I-TEAM: Alleged sexual assault led to vigilante justice

    EASTLAKE, Ohio — An alleged sexual assault of a child led to vigilante justice posted online, and now police have started filing charges to sort it all out, the FOX 8 I-TEAM has learned. According to an Eastlake police report Richard Adams, 20, was arrested for felony assault. The report stated he assaulted a 17-year-old after he saw the teen molesting a 5-year-old. The 17-year-old was charged with rape. Adams posted a video on his Facebook page, which had been […]

  • I-TEAM: Another security breach uncovered at Hopkins Airport

    CLEVELAND– The FOX 8 I-TEAM has uncovered yet another security breach at Hopkins Airport and this time police say a man climbed a fence and got into a restricted area. This comes weeks after a driver plowed through a fence and went into the airfield, yet airport security never noticed. And months ago, two city administrators were disciplined by Cleveland City Hall for bypassing security at the airport. In the latest case, police arrested 22-year-old Joseph Robinson. Records show Saturday […]

  • I-TEAM VIDEO: Officer flashes badge and attitude during traffic stop

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-TEAM has obtained exclusive video showing what happened when Cleveland officers pulled over a police supervisor in a traffic stop, which has led to an internal investigation. The sergeant flashed his badge and an attitude. Cleveland police body camera video shows officers pulling over a car at East 131 Street and Ferris Avenue. You see a rookie officer approach the driver and he immediately starts to send the driver on his way. But, a training […]

  • I-TEAM: Exposing secrecy behind Hopkins airport security breach

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-TEAM found the head of Hopkins Airport avoiding questions on camera Wednesday as we took new steps toward breaking the City Hall silence about a recent security breach. Last month, a suspected drunk driver plowed through a fence and drove onto the airfield. Records show no alarms went off and no one noticed the big hole in the fence for nearly three hours. Police arrested a driver after he crashed outside the IX Center, but […]

  • I-Team: Mother speaks out on money stolen from fund for teen athlete

    CUYAHOGA COUNTY-For the first time, a local mother is speaking out about missing money from a fund set up to honor her teen son when he died after high school hockey practice. And this comes as a suspected con man has been indicted for that and much more. The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office has indicted David Gordon. He now faces charges of grand theft, theft, money laundering, and telecommunications fraud. Among the charges, investigators say he stole thousands of dollars […]

  • CSU men’s swimming coach resigns, some team members disciplined after drug use allegations

    CLEVELAND-The FOX 8 I-Team has learned about fallout from a review of the men’s swimming and diving program at Cleveland State University. According to a statement from university on Tuesday, “In early February, allegations of drug use involving members of our men’s swimming and diving program were brought to our attention. Upon learning of these allegations we conducted an internal review, determined they had merit and acted promptly to address them.” Cleveland State University says head coach Paul Graham resigned […]

  • I-Team: Killer of Gloria Pointer tried to take back guilty plea

    CLEVELAND-The FOX 8 I-Team has learned one of Northeast Ohio’s most notorious killers tried to take back his guilty plea for the sex assault and murder of Gloria Pointer, a teen attacked on her way to school. Hernandez Warren confessed and pleaded guilty in 2014 after decades on the run. But, records show, months ago, he tried to withdraw his guilty plea to “correct a manifest injustice.” Cuyahoga County prosecutors say the court denied the request, and there are no […]

  • I-TEAM: First look at investigation regarding local child missing for years

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-TEAM has obtained pictures of a local missing child who has not been seen in years, putting a face on a growing mystery at the heart of an investigation. The photos give us our first look at the little girl in the case with Cleveland police and child welfare workers asking, “Where’s Nevaeh?” However, the pictures also add to the mystery. Records show Nevaeh would be 9 years old now. But, police have only been […]

  • I-Team: Video takes you inside investigation into west side crime spree

    CLEVELAND — The FOX 8 I-Team has obtained exclusive video as Cleveland police rush to a fast food spot moments after a hold-up, and this takes you inside the investigation into a west side crime spree. Officer body camera video just released to the I-Team comes from a call for a violent robbery last month near West 150th and Lorain. As police arrive, one officer asks if everyone is OK. A worker gives a chilling response, saying, “Yeah, we didn’t […]

  • I-TEAM: Investigating push for traffic tickets in local suburb

    SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio — The FOX 8 I-TEAM is asking questions about the number of traffic tickets issued and drivers arrested in another local suburb after obtaining an internal memo. We went to the police chief in South Euclid after reviewing a memo sent from a supervisor to patrol officers on his shift. The memo calls for an increase in impaired driving arrests. It refers to the number of tickets written monthly and refers to tickets issued over the course […]

  • I-Team: No alarms went off for Hopkins Airport security breach

    CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-Team has uncovered new records showing no alarms went off last month when a suspected drunk driver plowed through a fence and onto the airfield at Hopkins Airport. And the new records show that no one at the airport even knew what had happened until nearly three hours later after a worker just happened to see the damage to the fence. The I-Team has just obtained the airport operations log. It sheds new light on the […]

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