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  • Euclid officer suffers minor injuries during traffic stop; police arrest 2 suspects after chase, crash in Willowick

    WILLOWICK, Ohio –Willowick police are investigating a car chase that ended in a crash. The crash occurred on East 305th Street near the Route 2 entrance. At just before 9 p.m., Euclid police say one of their officers was conducting an investigation on a traffic stop in a parking lot on Lakeshore Blvd. When the officer opened the passenger door to speak to the occupants, the driver put the car in gear and took off, Euclid Capt. Kevin Kelly told FOX […]

  • I-Team: More of your neighbors texting 911 for help

    CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-Team has found a growing number of people trying to get help from police and emergency crews without ever saying a word. They are texting 911. A year ago, the I-Team gave you the first look at the new system to send text messages to 911 dispatchers in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. So we checked back. Anyone using the system? We found people are, in fact, texting for help. Take the case of a young mother […]

  • I-Team: RTA bus driver fired for using phone behind wheel calling for help

    CLEVELAND – The FOX 8 I-Team has found an RTA bus driver fired for making a call on a cell phone while hauling a bus full of passengers, but he’s fighting to get his job back saying he had no choice. Video obtained by the I-Team shows driver Henry Hill pulled out his phone during a disturbance on the bus. It happened on the RTA #90 line. Two men started having words, then one physically attacked the other. Union President […]

  • I TEAM: Fired fast food worker explains not serving cop

    The FOX 8 I TEAM is getting an explanation from the fast food worker fired last week when he said to a police officer, ‘I don’t serve cops.’ Tay Brown calls it a big misunderstanding. Friday, Cleveland Police officer Frank Garmback stopped for coffee at the Dunkin’ Donuts along West 117th on the Cleveland-Lakewood border. Brown says a co-worker stepped up to serve the officer, and Brown says he simply made small-talk. But what he said got him fired. Brown […]

  • Cleveland police officer indicted for sending explicit picture to teen

      CLEVELAND-The FOX 8  I- TEAM has learned a Cleveland police officer has been indicted for sending an explicit picture to a teen girl and misusing a police computer to find out about her. According to the Cuyahoga County Prosecutors Office,  Thomas Tewell has been charged with disseminating matter harmful to juveniles and unauthorized use of property. Investigators believe he met a 17-year-old Rocky River girl on-line, looked her up on a police computer and sent an explicit photo. One […]

  • Arrest warrant issued for suspect in deadly shooting on I-90

    CLEVELAND– An arrest warrant was issued for a suspect in the shooting that left two dead on Interstate 90 at West 117th Street in Cleveland. Gianni Gray, 35, of Garfield Heights, allegedly shot and killed two men while they sat in a car, according to court documents. He has not been formally charged. The crime happened at about 7 p.m. Saturday at the exit ramp. The victims were identified as Andre Williams, 35, and Malachi Perez Stewart III, 35. A […]

  • I TEAM: Dunkin’ Donuts employee fired after refusing to serve Cleveland officer

    CLEVELAND – The FOX 8 I TEAM has found that a local fast food worker has been fired for refusing to serve a Cleveland Police officer. You may recognize the officer’s name, since he found himself at the heart of the Tamir Rice shooting which made national headlines. However, there’s no indication that played a role in what happened at a Dunkin’ Donuts shop. The incident happened Friday at the Dunkin’ Donuts on West 117th along the Cleveland-Lakewood border. Officer […]

  • I-Team: Concerns raised about fitness test before officer’s death

    CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-Team has found concerns raised about a Cleveland police fitness test weeks before an officer collapsed this month during exercises. Popular veteran officer Vu Nguyen died later at the age of 50. The man known simply as Officer Vu had to be rushed to the hospital during a physical fitness test to get into the K-9 unit. The I-Team has found in early June, the Black Shield Police Association sent an email to command staff about a […]

  • I-Team: New way Ohio State Highway Patrol is watching from the sky

    The FOX 8 I-Team has found the Ohio Highway Patrol fighting crime from the air with a new strategy to protect your streets. The patrol is using its helicopters in new ways. Chopper crews are teaming up with troopers on the ground more often instead of waiting to be called in to search. In other words, when troopers plan a crackdown or they target a specific area, chopper crews get brought in from the start. Lt. Robert Sellers said critical […]

  • I-Team: Plea deal after man accused of groping women on flight to Cleveland

    CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-Team has found a man accused of groping two passengers on a commercial flight into Cleveland will not go to prison. Gregory Carroll worked out a plea deal. He had been facing felony sex charges. He ended up pleading guilty to a minor charge of simple assault, and Wednesday he received a sentence of probation and orders to complete an alcohol abuse rehab program. In February, Cleveland police arrested Carroll at Hopkins Airport after a flight […]

  • I TEAM: City confirms no police sent to 9-1-1 call

    CLEVELAND – Cleveland Police now confirm no police cars were sent to check out a 9-1-1 call about a suspicious package, a mistake revealed by the FOX 8 I TEAM. The Chief’s office says an internal investigation is underway to find out what happened. Last week, attorney Dan Margolis noticed an abandoned suitcase on West 9th in the warehouse district. He thought it looked suspicious, so he called 9-1-1. In fact, that was the day after investigators announced they had […]

  • I TEAM Exclusive Video: high-tech trail leads to burglary bust

    CLEVELAND – Cleveland Police recently busted a suspected burglar by following a high-tech trail, and the FOX 8 I TEAM has obtained exclusive police video showing how. The crime happened last month on Berea Rd. in Cleveland, and the video has just been released to the I TEAM. A burglar broke into a home in the middle of the night, terrorizing a family and stealing jewelry. The video shows he also made a big mistake: stealing a phone. As officers […]