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Investigator | New video shows innocent man knocked out on Public Square

Investigator | New video shows innocent man knocked out on Public SquareAndrew Pace says he was minding his own business when he was suddenly knocked to the ground.
  • Cleveland
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Cleveland

EXCLUSIVE | Melee on Public Square caught on tape

EXCLUSIVE | Melee on Public Square caught on tapeChannel 3 News Investigator Tom Meyer obtained the video -- a week before Cleveland police obtained it.
  • Cleveland
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
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Investigator | No ambulance for caller fearing heart attack

Investigator | No ambulance for caller fearing heart attackIt could happen to you or to a loved one. You fear you're suffering from a heart attack. You call 911. You'd think help is just minutes away. But in this case, you'd be wrong.
  • Investigations
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Investigator: State audit finds Beachwood mayor owes taxpayers

Investigator: State audit finds Beachwood mayor owes taxpayersA state audit has found the state's highest paid public official owes taxpayers nearly $3,000.
  • Investigations
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
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Investigator | Legislaton aims at stopping profits from mugshots

Investigator | Legislaton aims at stopping profits from mugshotsNew legislation that is expected to be introduced by April would make it illegal for companies to profit from mugshots by demanding fees to remove the photos from the web.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month ago
Cleveland

Investigator | City safety forces will aggressively recruit women, minorities

Investigator | City safety forces will aggressively recruit women, minoritiesCleveland Mayor Frank Jackson wants to form a a recruiting oversight team, which would recruit women and minorities to the city's safety forces.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Cleveland

Investigator | Potholes worsen as repair money accumulates

Investigator | Potholes worsen as repair money accumulatesMore than a million dollars has accumulated in accounts for city council members who are supposed to use the money to resurface damaged streets throughout Cleveland.
  • Cleveland
  • 1 month, 1 week ago
Cuyahoga County

Investigator | New GPS device tracking local felons

Investigator | New GPS device tracking local felonsNew high-tech devices are tracking convicted felons in Cuyahoga County.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
Cleveland

Investigator: Cleveland police had run-ins with police chief's brother

Investigator: Cleveland police had run-ins with police chief's brotherAn invalid license plate was found on his car at the Grantwood Avenue home he purchased three years ago
  • Cleveland
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Investigator | Secret railroad reports reveal huge volume of volatile cargo

Investigator | Secret railroad reports reveal huge volume of volatile cargoChannel 3 News obtained information that railroad companies don't want you to know.
  • Investigations
  • 1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Investigator | Mugged by mugshots called extortion

Investigator | Mugged by mugshots called extortionCompanies are trying to turn arrest photos into a quick buck. Critics call it extortion and want it stopped.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months ago
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Investigator | City Hall's minority recruitment of police questioned

Investigator | City Hall's minority recruitment of police questioned"We've been banging our heads on this for a long time," said Cleveland Safety Director Michael McGrath.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
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SCHOOLS | Preparing for tragedy

SCHOOLS | Preparing for tragedyWhile everyone agrees that the safety of our students is a top priority, not everyone agrees on how to do that.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Cleveland

Cleveland Police change training policy after WKYC report

Cleveland Police change training policy after WKYC reportOur report revealed that officers did not have access to first aid kits or similar training that officers in other cities had.
  • Cleveland
  • 2 months, 1 week ago
Investigations

Police untrained, unsafe, unable to serve?

Police untrained, unsafe, unable to serve?A Channel 3 News survey of local police departments found 42 of 45 have the equipment, the training or both to perform first-aid and CPR.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Cleveland

Police promise first aid changes after Channel 3 investigation

Police promise first aid changes after Channel 3 investigationHours after The Investigator Tom Meyer exposed the lack of CPR and first aid training within the Cleveland Division of Police, officials at City Hall now say changes are on the way.
  • Cleveland
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Northeast-ohio

VA whistleblower alleges discrimination for exposing evidence

VA whistleblower alleges discrimination for exposing evidenceShe says they used surveillance on her at her home, in the community and elsewhere.
  • Northeast-ohio
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Cuyahoga County

Investigator: Man sues city, police after cleared in murder case

Investigator: Man sues city, police after cleared in murder caseAttorney David Malik accuses Det. Denise Kovach, Edward Kovacic and Jim Cudo of deceiving the prosecution
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Investigations

Investigator | Big racial gap between Cleveland cops, community

Investigator | Big racial gap between Cleveland cops, communityThey show a city comprised of 53 percent African-Americans and a police force composition of about 25 percent.
  • Investigations
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Investigator | Are lingering cases causing high jail cost in Cuyahoga County?

Investigator | Are lingering cases causing high jail cost in Cuyahoga County?A WKYC Channel 3 News investigation found the cost of housing an inmate is higher in Cuyahoga County Jail than it is in most jails.
  • Investigations
  • 3 months ago
Cleveland

Investigator | Councilman calls for Ohio AG investigation of Rice shooting

Investigator | Councilman calls for Ohio AG investigation of Rice shootingThe formal request comes one week after Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson asked the Cuyahoga County Sheriff to oversee the investigation.
  • Cleveland
  • 3 months ago
Investigations

Investigator | Sentence still not reduced for corruption snitch Frank Russo

Investigator | Sentence still not reduced for corruption snitch Frank RussoIn return for his help, federal prosecutors were asked to petition the court to reduce Russo's 22-year sentence.
  • Investigations
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Former federal prosecutor analyzes new Tamir Rice video

Former federal prosecutor analyzes new Tamir Rice videoDean Valore has investigated dozens of cases involving excessive force used by police
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  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Cleveland

Investigator | Former federal prosecutor analyzes new video in Tamir Rice shooting

Investigator | Former federal prosecutor analyzes new video in Tamir Rice shootingDean Valore has investigated dozens of cases involving excessive force used by police.
  • Cleveland
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Investigator: Guards ignore heart attack victim at Lake County jail

Investigator: Guards ignore heart attack victim at Lake County jailShe died on May 26, her 30th birthday.
  • Investigations
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
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Investigator | Police minimal standards under attack

Investigator | Police minimal standards under attackSome say the city needs to raise standards to attract more qualified candidates.
  • Investigations
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Cuyahoga County

Investigator: Man exonerated in 20-year-old murder case

Investigator: Man exonerated in 20-year-old murder caseAnthony Lemons has received the ultimate Christmas gift -- a clean record.
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
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Investigator | Explosive, dangerous drug showing up in NE Ohio

Investigator | Explosive, dangerous drug showing up in NE OhioIt's called "marijuana on steroids."
  • Investigations
  • 4 months ago
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Investigator | Religion at center of lawsuit against Cleveland police

Investigator | Religion at center of lawsuit against Cleveland policeThe city of Cleveland is fighting a lawsuit involving a former police officer who claims he was discriminated against after changing religious beliefs in 2012.
  • Investigations
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
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Investigator: Feds find pattern of police abuse

Investigator: Feds find pattern of police abuseAmong the 600 cases the Department of Justice examined was a case The Investigator Tom Meyer uncovered nearly 3 years ago
  • Investigations
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
Investigations

Attorneys for Williams/Russell/Tamir Rice families

Attorneys for Williams/Russell/Tamir Rice familiesWKYC's Kris Pickel sat down with attorneys David Malik and Paul Cristallo.
  • Investigations
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Russ Mitchell with Cleveland NAACP President Hilton Smith

Russ Mitchell with Cleveland NAACP President Hilton SmithThe discussion follows the release of the Department of Justice findings about the Cleveland Police.
  • Investigations
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Malissa Williams' family reacts to DOJ findings

Malissa Williams' family reacts to DOJ findingsMalissa's family fears that nothing will change.
  • Investigations
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Community leaders met with AG Holder on DOJ findings

Community leaders met with AG Holder on DOJ findingsThe message? It can't be us versus them.
  • Investigations
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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DOJ, City of Cleveland agree to reform police department

DOJ, City of Cleveland agree to reform police departmentDOJ: unnecessary and excessive use of deadly force, including shootings and head strikes with impact weapon
  • Investigations
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Cleveland Mayor Jackson releases statement on DOJ findings

Cleveland Mayor Jackson releases statement on DOJ findingsThis follows the DOJ's findings that Cleveland Police use excessive force and lacked training.
  • Investigations
  • 4 months, 2 weeks ago
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Traffic cameras bust public vehicles

Traffic cameras bust public vehiclesCleveland residents vote Tuesday on whether to get rid of traffic cameras.
  • Homepage
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
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Investigator | Radioactive chemicals discharged into Cuyahoga River

Investigator | Radioactive chemicals discharged into Cuyahoga RiverThe Investigator Tom Meyer obtained letters that both the EPA and Cleveland city officials fired off to BASF.
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  • 6 months ago
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INVESTIGATOR | Local aging gas lines pose danger

INVESTIGATOR | Local aging gas lines pose dangerSept. 23, 2014: It's being called an epidemic in Ohio: Old and corroded gas pipelines ready to explode at any minute. The Investigator Tom Meyer has the story.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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INVESTIGATOR | RTA cracking down on free Red Line rides

INVESTIGATOR | RTA cracking down on free Red Line ridesSept. 23, 2014: Currently in place are so-called fare invaders, undercover security staff that appear randomly at various stations.
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  • 6 months, 3 weeks ago
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Investigator: Trash police target illegal dumping

Investigator: Trash police target illegal dumpingAug. 28, 2014: Progress is slowly being made in the battle against illegal dumping in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County. WKYC's investigator Tom Meyer has the story.
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  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Search for missing woman moves forward

Search for missing woman moves forwardSeveral days have passed since she was last seen, but the search for Hillary Sharma stays on.
  • Investigations
  • 7 months, 3 weeks ago
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Search for missing Eastlake woman winding down for now

Search for missing Eastlake woman winding down for nowHer Toyota Camry was spotted in the parking lot of the Boston Store Visitor Center at midnight Thursday.
  • Investigations
  • 7 months, 4 weeks ago
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Investigator: Anti-poverty boss charged with bribery and fraud

Investigator: Anti-poverty boss charged with bribery and fraudAugust 12, 2014: The woman squarely at the front and center of a WKYC Channel 3 News Investigation for nearly seven years has been indicted by federal authorities.
  • Homepage
  • 8 months, 1 week ago
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Woman Still Hospitalized After Home Explosion

Woman Still Hospitalized After Home ExplosionWoman Still Hospitalized After Home Explosion
  • Investigations
  • 11 months, 1 week ago
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13 cent part would fix fatal flaw

13 cent part would fix fatal flawA local family feels their loved one could still be alive if action were taken sooner.
  • Investigations
  • 1 year ago
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The search expands for the missing Malaysian Airline flight

The search expands for the missing Malaysian Airline flightThe search has expanded further into the Indian Ocean with the possibility the plane kept flying hours after it dropped off radar.
  • Investigations
  • 1 year, 1 month ago
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INVESTIGATOR: Heroin-like drug sold over the counter locally

INVESTIGATOR: Heroin-like drug sold over the counter locallyIt's as dangerous as heroin, but you can walk right into a store in a city or suburb and buy it over the counter.
  • Investigations
  • 1 year, 1 month ago