CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Nineteen new firefighters will be on the streets of Cleveland keeping you safe. They were sworn in on Friday by Mayor Frank Jackson. One of the cadets, Lauren Phillips, is making history. She’s the first woman to be sworn in in 30 years. She described the ceremony as “surreal.” “It feels […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Trial continued Monday for Cleveland Firefighter Calvin Robinson. A new date has not yet been scheduled. Robinson, 52, is charged in connection with the illegal shift changing scandal. An audit revealed from 2006 through 2010 that at a minimum, Robinson and 12 other firefighters each failed to work 2,000 hours (approximately […]

  CLEVELAND – Eight Cleveland firefighters were suspended – including onewho was also demoted – after they were found guilty in administrative hearings of urinating on their former fire chief’s photo in a bathroom urinal, the department said today. On Aug. 16, 2013, several firefighters were out celebrating their training academy graduation at two bars […]