CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The driver who struck several Ohio State Highway Patrol and Newburgh Heights police cruisers during a wild chase appeared in a Cuyahoga County courtroom Tuesday morning. Imani Edwards pleaded not guilty during her arraignment. The 23-year-old was indicted on six counts of felonious assault and one count of failure to comply […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A high-speed chase that reached 100-plus miles per hour came to a crashing halt in Cleveland on March 22. The pursuit began on I-77 north near Wallings Road when Imani Edwards refused to pull over for Ohio trooper, who suspected the window tint on her SUV was too dark. Newburgh Heights […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The criminal case against the 10-year-old Cleveland boy who led police on a chase has been dismissed. Tuesday, April 17, Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court dismissed the case without prejudice. Originally, the child was charged with a felony for fleeing and eluding police and state troopers on a miles-long pursuit. Officers said that the chase reached speeds of 100 mph.   […]

CLEVELAND– Fired Cleveland Police Officer Michael Brelo is commenting for the first time since the November 2012 police chase and shooting. Brelo gave a statement exclusively to the FOX 8 I-Team Wednesday, a day after the arbitrator’s ruling was released. “I’m very disappointed with the arbitrator’s ruling. We are looking into an appeal,” Brelo stated. […]

DOWNTOWN CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Michael Brelo will remained fired, but five other Cleveland police officers involved in the 137-shots chase are getting their jobs back. Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams died in that 2012 police chase. A member of the Cleveland Clergy Alliance has described the chase as such: “Two unarmed citizens were shot down […]

After pledging $100 million to the cause of revitalizing Detroit, JPMorgan Chase has announced that it is expanding that commitment to $150 million by 2019. The investments have been used for projects such as real estate, small business aide, and unemployment job training. Peter Scher, Chase’s head of Corporate Responsibility, said that the revitalization effort, which could […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – A police chase in Akron this week led to a $1 million cocaine bust. When Akron police tried to stop a suspected drug dealer, they say he drove away. The attempted traffic stop took place near Kenmore and 16th Street. A chase involving Ohio’s Highway Patrol ensued. Police say the man […]

CLEVELAND – Fired Cleveland Police Officer Brian Sabolik says he is still in shock that he was let go due to his actions in the November 29, 2012 chase and shooting. “It’s like a bad dream and I keep thinking I am going to wake up and it will be back to normal,” Sabolik told […]

PARMA HEIGHTS, OH (WOIO) – Surveillance video from the Papa John’s on Pearl Road in Parma Heights shows a gunman holding two workers at bay. Police say the gunman is Michael J. Brennan. After the register opened he left with $89. He would have only a few minutes to live. He fled down Pearl Road but […]

CLEVELAND – A judge has granted Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Tim McGinty‘s request to dismiss an indictment in Common Pleas Court against five Cleveland Police supervisors in connection with a 2012 chase that ended in two civilian deaths. The East Cleveland prosecuting attorney filed charges against the officers in June, which the officers appealed on the grounds that […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Officer Michael Brelo trial isn’t even over yet and the verdict has yet to be handed down but a group of clergy is asking residents to control their emotions in advanced. Cleveland Pastors want the city to remain calm and in order, regardless of the outcome. “We are aware that […]

The trial against Cleveland Police Officer Michael Brelo starts Monday, April 6 and already a battle is brewing between the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office and the union representing Office Brelo. Brelo faces two manslaughter charges for his roll in the November 2012 chase and shooting of Malissa Williams and Timothy Russell. At the end of […]