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  • I-TEAM: Cleveland spending millions of dollars more to pick up trash

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — The I-TEAM has found the cost to pick up your trash in Cleveland just went up by millions of dollars. We’ve exposed skyrocketing costs before, so we investigated what’s happening now. The city is spending more so that maybe it can eventually stop spending so much to collect your trash and recycling. We revealed months ago that city officials are renting trash trucks since so many city trucks keep breaking down. Now we’ve learned they have spent […]

  • I-Team: Priest arrested in Strongsville facing charges tied to child pornography dating back to 2016

    CLEVELAND (WJW)- The FOX 8 I-Team is uncovering more about a Cleveland Catholic Diocese priest arrested in Strongsville Thursday by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. A criminal complaint filed shows Father Robert McWilliams is facing charges tied to child pornography dating back to 2016. The complaint shows Illegal Use of a Minor in Nudity-Oriented Material or Performance “on or about 8/17/2016”, “on or about 10/24/2018”, and “on or about 2/24/19”. The complaint also notes Pandering Sexually-Oriented Matter Involving […]

  • I-TEAM: Cleveland police supervisor punished after being caught leaving work early

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — The FOX 8 I-TEAM has found that a Cleveland Police supervisor was punished for leaving work early without telling anyone. City Hall has released the internal investigation file to the I-TEAM. Video shows investigators confronting Sergeant Timothy Gill, assigned to the First District Headquarters on the west side. “Yeah. I had left. I did not notify any person. It was a very slow day,” Gill admitted. He said he left an hour and a half early, arguing the […]

  • I-Team: Man brings loaded gun into Justice Center but is not arrested

    CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio (WJW) — The FOX 8 I-Team is investigating after we found a man brought a loaded gun into the Justice Center downtown heading to a murder trial, but he didn’t get arrested. Cuyahoga County just released video to the I-Team of what happened, and we went to see the Cuyahoga County sheriff. Last month, guards at a checkpoint spotted a gun while screening a bag through a metal detector. We’ve learned the man with the gun had […]

  • Photo of three men posing on Cleveland police cruiser sparks outrage, investigation

    CLEVELAND (WJW)– The FOX 8 I-Team is getting to the bottom of picture of three guys striking a pose on a Cleveland police car. The photo is sparking outrage all over social media and our questions have led to a police investigation. At first glance, it looks like one man has a gun. The I-Team started looking into this after the photo on a crime watch social media page generated comments like, “unreal,” “Thug life I guess” and, “How can […]

  • Watch: Wrong-Way driver hits RTA bus

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — The FOX 8 I-TEAM is giving you the first look at video showing a wrong-way driver crashing into an RTA bus, and we’re taking you inside the investigation. Video showed the driver hit the bus and kept going the wrong way, but now, weeks later, RTA police say they have identified the driver. A report shows the driver was a 23-year-old Lake County woman, and she will face multiple traffic charges. The crash happened last month in […]

  • 15-year-old charged in shooting death of 11-year-old boy at birthday party in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — A 15-year-old boy has been charged with reckless homicide in the shooting death of an 11-year-old boy. Ty’Shaun Taylor was shot at a birthday party on East 97th Street November 23. Police, at the time,  said Ty’Shaun was shot in an apartment and then carried outside to Chester Avenue by two other juveniles as they tried to flag down help. According to the complaint, the 15-year-old suspect “did recklessly cause the death” of Ty’Shaun. Ty’Shaun, who was […]

  • I-TEAM: Cleveland officer struck by hit-and-run driver expresses gratitude for survival this Thanksgiving

    CLEVELAND (WJW) — A local police officer opened up to the FOX 8 I-TEAM about giving thanks this holiday weekend as he never has. This comes after he survived an especially violent hit-and-run crash while on duty. Months ago, a hit-and-run driver struck Cleveland Police Officer Rich Strunk as he directed traffic in the warehouse district, throwing him up into the air. Security cameras captured the incident and showed the driver leaving the officer there for dead. “Basically, I thought I […]

  • I-TEAM: Video shows inmate’s momentary escape from Brooklyn City Jail

    BROOKLYN, Ohio (WJW) — The FOX 8 I-TEAM has obtained video showing an inmate this week running out from the Brooklyn City Jail, a complex where another inmate escaped last year. In the latest case, a corrections officer tackled the escapee moments after he got out of the building. Police say a jailer let inmate Tyler Paskert out of his cell to make a phone call in the booking area. The video shows Paskert then take off down a hallway. Ultimately, […]

  • I-TEAM: Japanese rapper stranded in Cleveland could become US citizen

    CLEVELAND (WJW) – The FOX 8 I-TEAM has uncovered a new turn in a story that made national headlines when we revealed a Japanese rapper stranded and robbed in Cleveland. You may be surprised to see what’s happening now. We’ve found a new push to make Shiba Dogg an American recording star, or at least, a citizen. Weeks ago, we met him in his most desperate moment. He had sold everything to come to Cleveland hoping to meet with and perform […]

  • Watch: How your luggage gets stolen at Cleveland airport

    CLEVELAND (WJW)– The FOX 8 I-Team obtained exclusive security video every air traveler should see showing what happens to your luggage before you even notice it is gone. We’ve revealed recent cases of thieves stealing bags at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. Now, watch how they do it. The video shows one woman wearing nice clothing strolling through Hopkins airport. She blends into the crowd waiting for luggage at baggage claim. Then police said they believe she stole someone else’s bags […]

  • Tree falls on multiple cars in Cleveland police parking lot

    CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – A single tree caused a lot of damage in the Cleveland Police Department 4th District parking lot Monday night. The FOX 8 I-Team says a rotted tree crashed onto three employees’ personal vehicles. Video from the scene showed the kind of destruction often seen after a dangerous storm. No one was hurt. The FOX 8 I-Team reports that another tree fell there recently, damaging a patrol car and a detective’s vehicle.

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