EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio – Ohio Auditor of State Dave Yost said East Cleveland is the “worst city in Ohio” when it comes to finances during an interview with NewsChannel5 Thursday. State auditors reviewed the city’s finances in 2011 and 2012 and found that the city spent $5.5 million more than what was appropriated from […]

CLEVELAND – Thirteen Cleveland firefighters were indicted on theft charges on Wednesday as a result of a July 2011 audit. The investigation by the Cleveland Division of Internal Audit found that some firefighters were hiring other people to work their shifts, the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office said. From 2006 to 2010, 13 firefighters did not […]

CLEVELAND – The president of the Cleveland firefighters’ union spoke Thursday morning about recent accusations of firefighters exploiting the pay system. Last month, an audit of the Cleveland Fire Department revealed firefighters were getting paid for work they never did. The audit outlined problems with sick time being documented incorrectly, inconsistencies in payroll paperwork and […]

EUCLID, OH (WOIO) – 19 Action News has confirmed through multiple sources an audit has found at least $10-$15,000 is missing from the Euclid Police union. This news comes as we’re waiting for the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department to hand over an investigation into missing property from the Euclid Police evidence room. Earlier this year, […]