Peggy Gallek joined the Fox 8 News team in September 2012 as an I-Team Reporter.
In October 2014, I got married!! I now live in Summit County with my husband and two cats, Cupcake and Felix.
Before coming to Cleveland, Peggy
was a reporter at WKBN in Youngstown and began working as a newspaper reporter with the Hubbard News, a weekly publication, in 1989.
In 1990, Peggy started with the Vindicator in Youngstown. She worked there until 2005 when she went to broadcast, at WYTV 33. In 2007, the station was bought by WKBN and Peggy worked for both WYTV, WKBN.
Peggy has won several state awards, including two regional Edward R. Murrow awards.
EUCLID, Ohio– The FOX 8 I-Team has learned students involved in an alleged assault of a teacher at Euclid High School are now facing criminal charges. A spokesman with the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office says three students have been charged. Two students are facing felonious assault and disorderly conduct charges. A third student is facing a disorderly conduct charge. The three are due in court soon. Cell phone video obtained by the FOX 8 I-Team shows a Euclid High School […]
CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-Team has learned the boyfriend of Vonnashia Atkins has been arrested. Her body was dumped on I-90 during Cleveland’s rush hour on Monday. The medical examiner has not released an official cause of her death, but released a statement to FOX 8. “This case is still pending. Our investigation is ongoing, but the decedent has injuries consistent with a motor vehicle crash.” Vonnashia’s family told FOX 8 she was in a violent relationship. The boyfriend […]
EUCLID, Ohio– The FOX 8 I-Team has obtained cell phone video that shows a Euclid High School teacher being assaulted as she tried to break up a fight. The video was taken during the Oct. 8 fight that started with three female students verbally arguing. “The teacher tried to get the students separated and was moving the one girl out of the way when a large group of students followed,” said Euclid Police Chief Scott Meyer. “The teacher risked her own […]
RUGGLES TOWNSHIP, Ohio– Ruggles Township officials demolished part of a structure in the middle of a property dispute Monday, leaving a portion of it standing. A portion of the structure, built by the township, ended up sitting just over the line on a farmer’s land. “I tried working it out with them, but then they did this and split it,” Brett Galloway said. He said he refused to let officials tear down the portion that is on his property. “The […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
EUCLID, Ohio– Police identified the students involved in an assault of a teacher at Euclid High School last week. Police said the students were fighting with each other around 11:30 a.m. last Tuesday when the teacher tried to break up the fight and was assaulted. “The teacher was hit multiple times,” said Euclid Resource Officer Steve Shubert. “We are currently trying to pull up any extra video before we charge these individuals.” Once police finish the investigation, they will consult […]
UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS, Ohio – Officials with the Cuyahoga County Family Services found abuse charges filed against a local teacher to be “unsubstantiated.” However, a county spokesperson said the finding doesn’t mean there were no concerns but instead there was not enough evidence to keep a case open. A spokesperson with the Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District said a third-party investigation is still being conducted in order to “acquire all of the facts surrounding the allegations and how the situation […]
ECULID, Ohio–Officers are investigating an assault of a teacher at Euclid High School, Euclid police told the FOX 8 I-Team. The teacher was hit in the eye while trying to break up a fight in the gym earlier this week. She had significant injuries and required medical treatment, according to police . “Both students are female, juvenile,” said Euclid Police Lt. Mitch Houser. “ When the teacher tried to break it up, they both turned their aggression towards the teacher […]
CLEVELAND — The I-TEAM has learned that four Cleveland police officers are under internal investigation suspected of drinking alcohol while in uniform and possibly on duty. A spokesperson for the police chief’s office said “this is a matter under review by internal affairs.” We have learned the officers involved all worked out of the police department’s Fourth District, located on the city’s southeast side. Multiple sources said the investigation began after what happened inside a bar on the Cuyahoga Heights […]
BEDFORD, Ohio — A 39-year-old man is facing a reckless operation charge after police said he drove over lawns and sped past a stopped school bus. The incident happened Wednesday afternoon when a Bedford school bus was stopped on Columbus Road near Bedford High School. Bedford Police Deputy Chief Rick Suts said police found the driver, Lonnie Tole, 39, of Bedford, Thursday afternoon. He told police his brakes were bad and that is why he drove past the school bus. […]