Nurse Annie O'Malley says she was fired from the MetroHealth Prentiss Center nursing home for reporting what she believed to abuse inside the facility.
Lorain County Sheriff's Office charged the director of the Ohio Pet Placement Foundation with identity theft and forgery
Ohio could become the 10th state to ban traffic cameras.
On the one-year anniversary of their child's death, the parents of the three students fatally shot at Chardon High School filed suit today against the gunman, T.J. Lane, and his family.
U.S. Border Patrol agents who operate in Northern Ohio accused of making racially motivated stops targeting Latinos
Only three of the city's 40 most dangerous intersections have cameras that ticket drivers running a red light
Ohio Attorney General released new crime photos of that deadly police chase
She's very popular. She'll likely elevate your sexual desires. But she's also dangerous and potentially deadly.
Police brass in Cleveland have come under fire lately for not holding offciers accountable for breaking the rules.
National expert on police pursuits says Cleveland Police Department lost control of its officers during recent deadly chase
Attorney General Mike DeWine today said that the new-and-improved chase policy "failed" officers when they needed it most.
Cleveland's spent at least $8 million in the last decade to plaintiffs who claimed they were victims of police misconduct and excessive force
Exonerated of murder after 16 years, Darrell Houston soon learned there was a new reality to his life.
Cuyahoga County judge has awarded more than 270,000 Ohio employers an estimated $860 million after ruling the state illegally overcharged them for years.
A Channel 3 News undercover team bought an assault rifle at a local gun show, finding it just as easy as buying a bottle of beer.
Internal auditors found Terry the Plumber was paid for work outside his contract.
A small religious school is under criminal investigation after several dozen teenage students and others volunteered over several weekends to gut a building containing asbestos, a cancer-causing agent
An Akron police officer is being removed from an Akron middle school over accustions he broke a student's arm.
Court records show judge suspended Judge Peter J. Corrigan's driver's license for a year, fined him $500
Common Pleas Court Judge Peter J. Corrigan has been charged with operating a vehicle under the influence.
A city corrections officer who is living with a career criminal failed a drug test following an accident in jail van transporting inmates.
These are the same sidewalks that were part of a $23 million reconstruction completed only four years ago.
With the help of Channel 3 News Investigator Tom Meyer, the state of Ohio is hand-delivering large amounts of cash to folks
Elderly convicted double murderer is expected to be released from prison this week, despite objections of the victims' family.
She's been a city guard since 2009, while he has racked up 20 convictions including grand theft, drug trafficking, aggravated assault.
Mayor Frank Jackson has no plans to charge top officials and other employees who get free parking at City Hall, a perk that costs taxpayers about $330,000.
Public employees are receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of free and discounted parking a year
Criminal defense attorney who is suing Cleveland police says the police pursuit policy is a good one, but it's ineffective
By all accounts, Camilia Terry had a rough life, but she also dished out her share of abuse to her own children
Tuesday night the father of 3-year-old Emilliano Terry is speaking out about the mother as investigators search her apartment
Gail Anderson knows only pieces of what happened to her sister, Brittany, while she was an inmate at the Wayne County Jail.
Could you be among the thousands of Ohioans who are supposed to receive thousands of dollars from unclaimed life insurance policies?
In one year, prisoners nationwide collected $130 million by filling out bogus tax returns
Some experts estimated a widespread cyber attack could take months -- months -- to fix
Some lack basic life-saving equipment, like CPR masks, while others are stocked with expired medications.
Did taxpayers get hustled when they paid a plumber nearly a million dollars?
The government spent more than $23 million to redo downtown Euclid Avenue, but Channel 3 News found the sidewalks buckling
State and local counter-terrorism centers funded by millions of federal taxpayer dollars often produce "irrelevant, useless or inappropriate intelligence" reports.
Three police detectives have been reassigned for tampering with a coin machine at a local gas station
The heavy hitters came out swinging Wednesday and announced a plan to battle the suburban heroin epidemic that has hit this county.
City jail guard with a long history of disciplinary problems is at it again, this time caught on tape choking an inmate
City auditors say Cleveland Public Power's handling of $1 million contract short-circuited regulations and overcharged taxpayers
Police probe now looking at whether Cleveland police officers took guns and gun parts from their shooting range and sold them online
The Police Department is investigating whether guns and ammunition may be missing from the police shooting range.
It's a new twist on an old crime and authorities are having a hard time keeping up.
Prosecutor Bill Mason may be resigning as Cuyahoga County prosecutor, but the state ethics commission isn't saying if he's still under investigation
A man who committed "unconscionable acts" against consumers in Columbus is at it again in Geauga County
The county prosecutor is investigating whether someone stole more than $50,000 from a Special Olympics program for personal use, including a cruise.
A county judge acquitted a couple accused of stealing more than $120,000 from their grandfather, a retired Cleveland cop
A businessman accused of bribing former County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora faces eight years in prison after guilty plea.
Mayor Gary Starr ordered one of his top officials to stop taking his city car home following an exclusive Channel 3 News investigation.
As this city's economic development director, Charles Bichara is supposed to bring new business to the city, expand its tax base
Now that Nate Summerfield has been captured, the question still remains -- where has he been all this time?
The non-profit agency that oversees the preschool program for low-income children in Cuyahoga County double billed a federal grant for travel expenses.
Sex slaves say that law enforcement officers buy more sex than any other group of people, followed by businessmen and drug dealers.
Security expert Walt Augustinowicz has an important warning for anyone who uses a smart phone.
In the blink of an eye, a thief can steal your credit card without ever touching you or your wallet. It's called electronic pickpocketing.
About five years ago, the State of Ohio decided it needed to upgrade the machine used to do breath tests of people suspected of driving while intoxicated
Now that Jimmy Dimora has been sentenced, Dimora's partner in crime, former county auditor Frank Russo, will not know his fate for at least a year.
What's ahead for Jimmy Dimora?
When law enforcement officials look at the numbers lately, they can see a big shift in drug use in Northeast Ohio.
Movie theaters, including those here in Northeast Ohio, are beefing up security following the deadly shootings in Aurora, Colorado.
Excavators have been searching for the remains of Amanda Berry all day Thursday and will resume again Friday morning
The Cleveland Water Department says a series of breaks have been located in a water line along Brecksville Road cutting service to about a dozen homes.
They're government workers who get paid tens of thousands of dollars to sit at home and do nothing. And taxpayers are footing the bill.
The dog auction in Millersburg was technically on private property. But it was advertised in the local paper and a few hundred bidders showed up.
A program designed to deal with traffic and misdemeanor offenders in the Cleveland court system doesn't seem to be doing a good job, according to a recent study.
Geauga County Prosecutor David Joyce promises victims' families that an anonymous donor in Los Angeles will not be able to free Lane by posting the $1 million bond.
Second woman has complained that former Cuyahoga County public defender showed her pornographic pictures and asked her to pose nude.
If your credit cards are stolen, the fraudulent charges are taken off. Federal and state laws assure that.
Everyone assumed that when Tom Condosta's office door was closed at the Cuyahoga County Public Defender's office, he was busy doing legal work for those who could not afford their own attorney.
A man has been sentenced to 6-and-a-half years in prison in connection with a scheme that federal prosecutors say defrauded the Amish community out of nearly $17 million.
The man who runs the Eastlake City Building Department is getting another chance to keep his job.
Federal grand jury has returned a new indictment against lawyer Anthony O. Calabrese III. Calabrese, the son of former Judge Anthony O. Calabrese Jr., is already facing an 18-count indictment
Columbia Township officials are determined to make changes at a controversial railroad crossing on Boston Road where four Brunswick High School students were killed in a car crash.
Frank Russo pleaded guilty to 21 corruption charges 20 months ago. He hasn't spent a day behind bars.
Jimmy Dimora's co-defendant asks to be released from prison as well
Listeria bacteria was found in high levels of fluids dripping from garbage trucks onto neighborhood streets
Federal prosecutors tell judge she should deny Jimmy Dimora's release and they would agree to an earlier sentencing
Jimmy Dimora falls in prison, taken to hospital for three days with concussion; attorney renews request for his release
Prosecutors called Jimmy Dimora the "King of the County" during his corruption trial and today they released a photo of what might be considered his throne.
Flight attendants complain on a little-known NASA database about passengers who interfere with flight crews by being combative, vulgar and drunk
Federal workplace safety investigators say they've cited a cement contractor for six safety violations with proposed fines totaling $38,000 after part of a parking garage deck collapsed at the site of the new Cleveland casino.
A man accused of stealing millions that had been donated to the charity he founded, the Navy Veterans Association, pleaded not guilty in court this morning.
Former daycare worker has been sued following the death of a 3-month-old
The ringleader in the group arrested in a foiled bomb plot is from Indiana, but a Channel 3 News investigation found that the other four all grew up in Cleveland and have long histories of hating the government and corporate America.
Lawsuits against generic drug makers are being tossed out of court, even while similar suits against brand names continue.
After 17 years of saying he didn't do it, a Cleveland man got the the chance today to prove he deserves a new trial.
Joe Konopinski no longer allows his grandchildren to play in the backyard of his North Broadway home in Cleveland
The boy faces felony charges after being accused of sexually assaulting a girl in a high school library.
Just two days before Kevin Allen gunned down his wife and daughter on her 10th birthday, Allen's wife went to the Strongsville police station to voice concerns.
Anthony Lemons says he didn't do it. Now the convicted killer is back in a Cleveland jail
Less than a day after Channel 3 News exposed X-rated games being played at City Hall, one employee has called it quits
An Eastlake employee said he exposed himself and sent photos of his genitals to co-workers as part of a "private parts contest."
City prosecutor recommends Cleveland employee James Box be charged with a misdemeanor - not a felony.
For all of you who wanted to hear Jimmy Dimora's wiretapped conversations, it's not going to happen.
A Cleveland middle school was closed Wednesday after email threats were sent to the school.
Mother of teenage girl accuses school administrators of covering up similar allegations involving boy.
Allegations of inappropriate sexual conduct against employee of program run by Football Hall of Famer
A federal judge today sentenced a Cleveland man to more than 11 years in federal prison for selling a girl as a sex slave for $300.
Veteran's groups are demanding a review of a commission that's supposed to help former armed service members following a Channel 3 News investigation.
Ex-convicts say the former county commissioner will likely be revered in federal prison.
Testing by Cleveland found 127 steel poles had potentially hazardous electrical currents running through them.
The suspect in the Chardon High School shooting had been previously charged with assault, according to court records obtained by Channel 3 News.
The Investigator Tom Meyer has learned federal agents are searching a home in connection with the Chardon High School shootings.
It's called street spam - roadside signs selling just about anything.
A citizen watchdog group is accusing the state Inspector General of covering up the $50 million Coingate scandal
Then-Prosecutor Stephanie Tubbs Jones scrapped the investigation against the Democratic heavyweight before it could be completed.
It's the job of the Cuyahoga County Veterans Service Commission to assist veterans in need.
Is the state Inspector General a watchdog or Republican lapdog?
They are among the worst-rated nursing homes in the country -- and they have been like that for the last three years.
Channel 3 News has combed through the lawsuit to identify the models that caught on fire.
It's an everyday appliance, but investigators now suspect that a dishwasher is the cause of an extraordinary fire
The Giants and Patriots aren't the only ones preparing for battle this Super Bowl Sunday.
Water tested near homes in the Lorain County community of Wellington was found to be safe.
Maria Karban was once named nurse's aide of the year at MetroHealth's nursing home. But, she's now a convicted criminal headed to jail for six months.
A city audit sounded the alarm on payroll abuses at the Cleveland Fire Department. Now, we're learning how much it's going to cost us to fix the system that let it happen.
The "number and severity of the violations" led the state to issue the fines one year after a gas explosion ripped apart Fairport Harbor.
It was a one-way bus ticket into Northeast Ohio's sex trade.
They called it the "boom boom room," an open area in a basement where girls were forced to engage in unprotected sex
If it wasn't for a hidden camera, we may have never known about the abuse Esther Piskor suffered.
A federal judge today sentenced two major players in one of the country's largest mortgage fraud schemes to lengthy prison terms.
FBI has video of Dimora on 2008 Las Vegas trip that prosecutors say was paid for by corrupt contractors.
A secretly-recorded conversation between a U.S District Court judge in Cleveland and Jimmy Dimora
It was another busy year for the Channel 3 News investigative team.
A one-time Nurse's Aide of the Year at a county-funded nursing home admitted to assaulting a 78-year-old resident
An Ohio sheriff says a man cleaning his muzzle-loading rifle accidentally shot and killed a 15-year-old Amish girl driving a horse-drawn buggy more than a mile away.
A state panel is "ordering" Cuyahoga County to re-hire two relatives of a former deputy auditor.
A Democratic state senator is asking the state Department of Development to investigate allegations of misspending at a non-profit agency that uses state grants to help low income residents with heating bills.
Head Start pre-schoolers were exposed to all kinds of hazards including toxic chemicals, an unattended machete, and unsafe playground equipment, according to the Inspector General of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
City auditors may have pulled the alarm on payroll abuses at the Cleveland firefighters, but Channel 3 News found that the department's top brass are among those who collected the biggest overtime pay.
County judge sealed results of FBI search warrant at home of a "juvenile suspect" in Orange High School bomb threats.
Cleveland city safety brass and firefighter officials meeting Wednesday to discuss the city's new payroll policy
Friend of the boy whose home was searched today by FBI says the boy had "zero involvement" in bomb threats at Orange
Cuyahoga County members calling for county's inspector general to investigate questionable spending by non-profit agency
Cleveland City Councilman Jeff Johnson says he has heard from insiders in the city's fire department
Council members grilled top safety brass at a committee meeting about an audit
State Senator Shirley Smith testified that Channel 3 News hidden cameras caught her living outside of her district
A former MetroHealth Medical Center nurse's aide faces more than seven years in prison
Investigator Tom Meyer questions how the head of Head Start got to use the company credit card.
FBI made more arrests at the Bergholz Clan's compound in the Amish attacks in Holmes County
Aerial video footage obtained by Channel 3 News appears to show an officer kicking a man who is lying on the ground
Top executives at a non-profit agency are rolling up big tabs on travel and other items.
A second audit is underway to determine which supervisers may have allowed Cleveland firefighters to get paid for hours they never worked
Dozens of local cabbies have moving violations on their driving records.
Truck driver Steve Berardinelli had to quit his job because he was afraid he was going to kill someone or himself
The head of the foundation started by former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky resigned Monday
The charges against a former assistant coach and two Penn State University officials have shocked the nation
Uproar over former Penn State coach Jerry Sandusky's arrest has centered on what head coach Joe Paterno did and didn't do.
The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation routinely goes after injured workers who try to cheat the system.
Man who once headed up the Cleveland Metroparks was caught there allegedly exposing himself on Friday
U.S. attorneys say they expect more indictments soon against Jimmy Dimora or Michael Forlani or both.
Channel 3 News investigation found that you need to closely examine the backgrounds of home health aides
They were found to have done everything from raping nursing home residents to stealing their diamond rings to spitting in their face.
Former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Dimora charged in another corruption scheme, involving head of electrical contracting firm
As a result of a Channel 3 News investigation, Cleveland City Hall is making what it calls significant and sweeping changes
The Ohio Department of Education is taking over seven local charter schools after yanking their sponsor.
The family of Milka Simonoski says her attack might have been avoided had police done more
Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services fined the Prentiss Center for Skilled Nursing Care at MetroHealth $357,000
County elections board today voted to ask state Sen. Shirley Smith to appear and testify as to where she lives
State Senator Shirley Smith's residency is expected to be discussed by Cuyahoga County Board of Elections
State lawmakers are supposed to live in the district they represent. It's the law.
Rangers in the Cleveland Metroparks consider it their number one priority and arrest records back up their claim.
Federal prosecutors are accusing an Amish man of defrauding thousands of investors out of a combined $16.8 million, according to a grand jury indictment.
A Channel 3 News hidden-camera investigation has exposed a potential security breach at a government-funded preschool program.
Edward Henderson decided to plead guilty to assault and fleeing a police officer in a New Year's Day incident
Channel 3 News is working hard to restore peace to a noisy Cleveland neighborhood and we're getting results.
Ongoing feud between residents of a high-end development and the owner of renowned sausage company
One of Frank Russo's former employees is accusing the corrupt politician of acting like the Godfather
Police are investigating alleged sexual assault incident at Oakwood Village nursing home
Is an internal memo obtained by Channel 3 News designed to discourage MetroHealth employees from discussing what's happening behind closed doors?
State and local authorities are cracking down on an animal clinic following a Channel 3 News hidden camera investigation into an unlicensed employee operating on animals.
Cuyahoga County Executive Ed Fitzgerald says taxpayers will no longer foot the bill for county employees who are cited for parking and traffic violations while driving county vehicles.
Two undercover Cleveland cops accused of harassing, intimidating young business professional downtown
A former Catholic brother who pleaded guilty to killing a priest in 2002 says his initial confession was coerced by Cleveland police.
Fire Department spent more than $400,000 in last year and a half to get people into their cars or homes after being locked out
Two nurses' aides appeared in court Monday on charges they abused an Alzheimer's patient in their care.
A lawsuit has been filed by a man who claims police used excessive force on him. It's a story first reported by The Investigator Tom Meyer.
Back in June, The Investigator, Tom Meyer, reported on juvenile, convicted sex offenders attending local high schools.
Nursing home resident whose abuse by nursing aides was caught by hidden camera can stay at county-run facility for now
MetroHealth wants her out. The family wants her to stay put.
MetroHealth's nursing home is giving the boot to a 78-year-old resident whose son installed a hidden camera
A Channel 3 News investigation got the scoop on soft serve ice cream sold locally. The news is both good and bad.
Former susuburban police chief and Cleveland Rape Crisis consultant estimates thousands of accused rapists have walked away scot-free.
The early Monday shooting of a suspect by Cleveland police is at least the sixth shooting since the beginning of the year
A hidden camera reveals nurses' aides' treatment of patient.
Steve Piskor says investigators from the Ohio Attorney General's Office will be interviewing him about the abuse of his mother caught on hidden camera at MetroHealth's nursing home.
An employee at MetroHealth's nursing home said she reported potential patient abuse, but her complaints were repeatedly ignored by the facility's administrators.
The video footage, obtained exclusively by Channel 3, has prompted both criminal and regulatory investigations.
We have seen some reaction our story Wednesday night about airport renovations.
Lawsuit filed today claims Cleveland police use excessive force on suspects and then "routinely lie" about their conduct
The Ohio Vet Board says it is opening a formal investigation following a Channel 3 News report.
He's one of four Cleveland police officers under federal investigation on allegations of police brutality on New Years Day
A high school student, who's been convicted of a sex offense, cannot come in contact with any of the girls he's been accused of attacking.
Student still walking the halls as he awaits trial on his third rape charge.
Argument inside Club Allure on Public Square turned ugly and resulted in three people being gunned down outside.
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