Veteran’s mom fights cemetery over gravesite disrepair

  Health concerns surface after Bay Village firefighters report feeling ill while on the job

  Watching Your Wallet: Experts give advice on reining in your tax refund

  Three Cleveland men wrongly convicted of murder still looking for answers

Medina impostor previously called in bomb threat, reported fake gas leak, pretended to be sex trafficking victim, and the list goes on

  USPS worker charged in connection with theft of checks disputes her guilty plea

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  USPS worker with criminal history still on the job, despite taking plea deal in mail theft case

  Undercounting hate: FBI will not report its hate crime numbers again this year as required by law

  Cleveland Clinic patient shocked by $2,300 bill for medications in hospital

  Suspect in University Heights construction site hit-and-run vindicated in 1975 murder

  Stories behind the signs: Pedestrian deaths hit 30-year high

  North Royalton police officer’s arrest reports show disturbing similarities in dozens of OVI charges

  Cleveland woman calls 911 to report ‘nasty and raw’ chicken gyro

“They know I like everything well done and cooked up fresh,” the caller told the police dispatcher.

  East Cleveland woman ‘on way to work’ during dangerous high-speed chase had suspended license, prior traffic violations (video)

The East Cleveland woman accused of leading several law enforcement agencies on a dangerous high-speed chase last Friday is no stranger to traffic stops.

  Cleveland woman avoids scam before paying utility bill at Bitcoin kiosk

When just about any new technology is developed there is someone who will find a way to abuse it.

  Former Teenage Republicans chairman convicted in 2006 sex case indicted on new rape charges

A convicted sex offender and former attorney, who once led the National Teenage Republicans and Michigan Federation of Young Republicans organizations, is accused of raping a woman last summer in Euclid.

  Insurance company hand-delivers refund check to 81-year-old woman after Cleveland 19 investigation

  'Justice hasn’t been served for her’: 6 years after her death, Aliza Sherman’s murder remains unsolved

  Lakewood Clerk of Courts Office admits mistake after haggling with woman over traffic fine

  Watching Your Wallet: Thousands of consumer complaints hidden in federal watchdog database

  East Cleveland woman who paid old debt can’t buy new home because city didn’t cash her checks

  Cleveland city employee pulls in more than $12,000 in overtime in just over a month

  Cleveland city employees pull in $5.2 million in overtime in just over a month

The Cleveland19 Investigative Unit reviewed city employee overtime from January 1 to February 5 of this year. The highest overtime earner was a police sergeant, who pulled in more than $12,000 in OT during that time period.

  USPS mail carrier in Broadview Heights grabs camera when confronted about parking in handicap spot (video)

Are postal carriers trained to avoid parking in handicap spots?

  Cleveland 19 investigates violent felons working for city government

After two recent high-profile cases of city employees being charged with violent and even deadly crimes, Cleveland 19 started investigating The City of Cleveland’s hiring practices.

  Cleveland 19 investigates city hiring practices

After two recent high-profile cases of city employees being charged with violent and even deadly crimes, Cleveland 19 started investigating The City of Cleveland’s hiring practices.

  Cleveland City Hall accused of deliberately impeding public record requests

Cleveland 19 News investigation into allegations the City of Cleveland is deliberately slowing down responses to legitimate public record requests.

  Cleveland’s deliberate slow response times to public record requests became ‘life and death’ situation

Cleveland 19 investigation into accusation Cleveland is deliberately delaying responses to public record requests.

  Cleveland EMS workers speak out after assaults, ask city for change in policy

We rely on them to save our lives in emergencies, but who's looking out for paramedics and EMTs when the people they're supposed to save turn violent?Cleveland19 found in Cleveland, ambulances sometimes beat police to the scene, putting paramedics’ lives at risk in dangerous situations.

  EMS workers demand changes from city after paramedics assaulted

Paramedics and EMTs save our lives in emergencies, but who is looking out for them when the people they're supposed to save turn violent?

  Convicted sex offender standing trial for rape, manslaughter of Cleveland teen

A Cleveland 19 investigation in 2018 led to the reopening of the case and Harris’ six count indictment.

  Move Over: Why does this law matter?

The story behind the signs airs Thursday night at 6 p.m.

  Experiment shows your home is probably not as hack proof as you thought

We’ve all grown to love, and in many cases depend, on technology. Our phones do more than ever, our televisions are tracking your habits, we even have devices that take care of our grocery lists and orders.

  Watching Your Wallet: Experts explain the new tax code in simple terms

With sweeping tax code changes affecting this year's filings, experts from NerdWallet help explain how the changes will work for different people.

  Who are you really engaging with on social media?

Cleveland 19 News investigating social media bots

  Cleveland 19 investigates social media bots

Thursday on Cleveland 19 News at 11 p.m.

  Untested water: 99.9 percent of foreign fish goes without testing for unsafe drugs

According to government reports, there is evidence that the main oversight agency for seafood, the Food and Drug Administration, has failed to meet new mandates to increase inspections at foreign food facilities.

  Cleveland 19 investigates escape room safety after 5 teenage girls killed in fire

Five teenage girls were killed while playing a challenge room game in Poland. Now, Cleveland 19 is getting answers about if the games called “escape rooms” are safe.

  SPECIAL REPORT: Con artists preying on Northeast Ohio addicts trying to get clean

Cleveland 19 discovered recovery is worth something, and not just to the families of addicts.

  Are Escape Rooms safe? Cleveland 19 news investigates

Five teenage girls were killed while playing a challenge room game in Poland. Now, Cleveland 19 is getting answers about if the games called “escape rooms” are safe.

  Addict brokers preying on vulnerable people in recovery

Cleveland 19 discovered recovery is worth something and not just to the families of addicts.

  'Kids are very accessible to people who mean to do them harm’: Convicted sex offenders found on Facebook

There are 1.5 billion users on Facebook every day. Among those profiles are convicted sex offenders who, according to Facebook, are not allowed to use the platform.

  Sex offenders skirting the Facebook ban

There are millions of users on Facebook every day. Among those profiles are people who are not allowed to be on the platform, according to Facebook.

  Is there a repeat drunk driver living near you? Here’s how to find out.

One out of three deadly car accidents last year were related to drunk driving. And arrest after arrest, repeat offenders continue to get behind the wheel.

  Nearly 5,500 Ohioans have five or more drunk driving convictions in the last 20 years

Cleveland19 is uncovering repeat offenders, some with more than 10 OVIs in the last 20 years. We found many of them are living here in Northeast Ohio.

  Calculating hate: Federally mandated count leaves out untold number of crimes in America

Serious hate crimes from murders to attempted bombings do not show up in federal hate crime data, according to analysis by InvestigateTV.

Punishing hate: Paper tiger laws serve up little to no penalties for attackers

Prosecutors say some state hate crime laws are so weak they "aren't worth the paper they're printed on."

  Stories behind the sign: A closer look at the deaths on Ohio roads

You've seen the signs on Ohio roadways. As the days go on, they tell us how many people have died in traffic crashes and other road incidents so far that year. Last year, that number reached 1,071--the total number of fatalities in the year 2018.

  Amherst homeowner claims windows caught yard on fire

A new homeowner makes a terrifying discovery when he finds out his windows are setting his lawn on fire. Cleveland 19 has learned this is a common trend for energy efficient windows.

  Homeowner claims windows setting fire to yard

A northeast Ohio man says his energy efficient windows are causing fires in his yard and even melting his neighbor’s siding. Cleveland 19 investigated and found the terrifying phenomenon is happening across the country.

  Residents buried in slush and snow for days prompts Akron to apologize for slow response time

It’s been a slushy several days in Akron as the city continues to try to dig out after a winter storm hit over the weekend.

  ‘Shimming’ is the new credit card skimming scam: Here’s how to protect your money in Cleveland

A “shim” or “shimmer” is a paper-thin device embedded with a microchip and flash storage.

  Cleveland EMS paramedics urge city to address job-related PTSD

The people we rely on to save us in an emergency could be facing a mental health crisis themselves. Cleveland 19 spoke to three Cleveland EMS paramedics and a former commander who shared their stories of PTSD and mental health trauma.

  Violence, mold and stenches: Former inmate describes 265 days in Cuyahoga County Jail.

A good deal of what James Barker describes we have heard and seen before.

  Summit County engineer: Replacing guardrail not always a solution to keeping roads safe

Cleveland 19 News uncovered county guardrails not up to current state standards after a teen hit one and drove into an icy lake.

  Fire, police retirees file class action lawsuit against pension fund over benefit changes

There is a dramatic development in the battle to regain healthcare for police and fire retirees.

  Broken water line in Cleveland keeps leaking weeks after it was first reported

A leak in what appears to be a broken valve has been gurgling gallon after gallon of water for weeks now.

  Ohio police and fire retirees express frustrations over online pension system

Frustrations continue for retired Ohio police and firefighters. Cleveland 19 News has been investigating problems after a pension overhaul causing healthcare prices to skyrocket and many retired first responders footing expensive bills.

  Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund under fire after deep cuts to retirees' medical coverage

First responder retirees are fuming after a series of reports by Cleveland 19 shed light on the elimination of health care insurance by the Ohio Police and Fire Pension Fund.

  Why are some bodies going unburied for years? Cleveland 19 investigates

Cleveland 19′s investigative team uncovered an unusual situation at a Summit County funeral home.

3rd Ohio woman arraigned in connection with nationwide Facebook scam

A third woman charged in connection with a Facebook scam that defrauded over $300,000 from victims across the United States and Canada appeared in court Friday morning.

  Strongsville City Schools launch fraud hotline after $70,000 theft from former employee

A state audit released Wednesday reveals a former Strongsville City Schools employee was ordered to repay thousands of dollars to the district.

Watching Your Wallet: How much could you earn if you invested your coffee money?

Financial experts from NerdWallet say saving and investing as little as $20 a week can amount to $170,000 in retirement money.

  Family of 2 killed in Akron crash want answers: ‘Why has no one been arrested?’

Family of two killed in Akron crash fuming over lack of answers.

  Homicides in Cleveland, Akron dip slightly in 2018

There have been 120 homicides in Cleveland in 2018, with four days left in the year. There were 130 homicides in 2017, according to police.

  New rule will force all U.S. hospitals to post prices for common procedures

This will allow patients to compare prices for medical procedures.

  3 moms indicted in connection with Facebook scam that raked in over $300K from hundreds of victims across U.S., Canada

A major new development surfaced Wednesday in a lucrative Facebook scam first exposed by a Cleveland 19 undercover investigation in June 2017.

  City of Cleveland denying PTSD support for EMS workers

The Cleveland Association of Rescue Employees union says paramedics, EMTs and dispatchers with Cleveland EMS don't have protocol in place to deal with PTSD after a call.

  How safe are our bridges? We checked 5 in Northeast Ohio

ODOT says a bridge over I-76 in Akron is safe. The debris that fell on someone's car was actually from a conduit that protects utilities like cables. Cleveland19 is looking at inspection reports for other busy bridges in Northeast Ohio.

  Federal documents reveal shocking details in Toledo domestic terror cases

A man and woman, both in their 20s, are accused in two unrelated cases.

  Where are your speed camera fines going?

Do you wonder where the money from thousands of speed camera tickets is being spent?

UPDATE: Cleveland Police confirm NFL asked for Kareem Hunt details in February; department conducting internal investigation

Hunt was part of a violent confrontation in the hallway of the Metropolitan at the 9 hotel in Cleveland in February.The former Kansas City Chiefs running back apologized to the victim in a televised interview.

  NRA-certified instructor indicted for selling fraudulent CCW certificates following Carl Monday investigation

A Portage County business owner and NRA certified instructor has been indicted for selling fraudulent firearms certificates following a Carl Monday investigation.

  Watching Your Wallet: Strengthen your financial fitness before 2019

While many people think about health and wellness resolutions for the new year, financial experts recommend thinking about money goals too.

  See the secret recordings that show how an undercover officer got an Ohio man to confess to his wife’s murder

What does it take to catch a killer?A bizarre murder case out of Stark County led detectives all the way to Tennessee after a 70-year-old woman never returned from a trip to Graceland.

  Do Ohio limo and party bus companies pass the safety test?

After a tragic limo crash killed 20 people in upstate New York, Cleveland 19 began investigating Ohio bus and limo companies.

  Northeast Ohio schools are teaching students how to 3D print: There’s one reason that could be dangerous

There has been a lot of talk about 3-D printers lately. The devices, which are still fairly costly but can be as cheap as $200, print actual objects from a single blueprint, typically out of plastic. So how safe are they?

  ‘She will be a flight risk’: Judge orders $100k bond for Facebook scammer who traveled to Dubai, China while under investigation

Sbeih-Maddox is accused of using social media to scam more than $300,000 from hundreds of victims across the United States and Canada.

  Should more Ohio companies offer drug treatment for employed addicts like these businesses?

Serenite's entire staff is in recovery. Addicts are trained in the front and back of the house and earn a living while they earn their sobriety through the Recovery Center of Medina County.

  $100,000 bond for Cleveland woman charged in nationwide Facebook scam

Sbeih-Maddox, who eluded law enforcement for more than a year, was arrested on a fugitive warrant in Las Vegas in August. She had been living under an alias at a Las Vegas youth homeless shelter since May.