CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland Police Patrolman Association President Steve Loomis will respond Tuesday afternoon to the disciplinary actions handed down earlier in the day against Officers Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback. WATCH LIVE HERE City officials and the Cleveland Police Department announced that Loehmann would be fired immediately and Garmback will serve a 10-day suspension. Their discipline stemmed from the Nov. 22, […]

CLEVELAND– The Cleveland Metropolitan School District and the Cleveland Teachers Union reached a tentative deal in the collective bargaining agreement, the school system announced on Monday. The two parties came to a deal in August after about 21 hours of talks, which averted a strike. But teachers rejected that offer by a vote of 51.4 […]

CLEVELAND- The FOX 8 I-TEAM has learned Cleveland Police Union President Steve Loomis has been hit with a 6-day suspension. A disciplinary notice from the chief’s office says it is for “improper conduct.” An internal charge for “physical confrontation” was dismissed. This relates back to a confrontation off duty at the union hall between Loomis […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland branch of NAACP wants police union president Steve Loomis to step down from the Cleveland Community Police Commission. The recently-formed commission is made up up of ten civilian representatives and one representative each from the Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association, the Fraternal Order of Police and the Black Shield. The […]

(WOIO) –Politicians and organizations are voicing their opinions on the Supreme Court’s ruling to legalize same-sex marriage. Reaction nationwide seems to be mixed. Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson: “Today, the United States Supreme Court made a key decision regarding marriage equality. This decision will help move our country forward in the right direction – guaranteeing that […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association says before any judgement is made, the community should wait until investigation into Saturday’s deadly, police-involved shooting is complete and evidence is unveiled. The officer who shot Tamir Rice did not know the boy was just 12 years old, according to the president of CPPA, […]


In response to a decision made by their union to stand with organizations calling for justice for Eric Garner, who was killed by an NYPD…

  CLEVELAND – Despite a packed house of teachers armed with blue shirts and signs reading, “I support my sister”, the Cleveland School board voted 9-0 to approve recommendations to fire 17 teachers. The teachers were notified earlier this month that their contracts would not be renewed. “They were blindsided,” said Cleveland Teachers Union president […]

  CLEVELAND — Seventy Cleveland school teachers have been notified they are not being renewed, fired. Union President David Quolke claims the union and the teachers are being “blindsided.” School spokesperson Roseann Canfora confirmed the action.   READ MORE: Article and Picture Courtesy of WKYC Channel 3 News

  OHIO (WOIO) – Cincinnati-based Federal Judge Timothy Black ruled on Monday that Ohio’s refusal to recognize same-sex marriages from other states is unconstitutional and such marriages must be recognized under the law for all purposes. However, Judge Black temporarily stayed his decision – delaying its effect – and asked the parties to brief their arguments for […]

According to the Omaha Police Officers Association (POA), there is a “terrible cycle of violence and thuggery” that is rampant throughout the city. The union’s idea of what a thug represents, though, is a Black diapered toddler who swears and makes lewd hand gestures throughout a homemade video. Now the union has come under fire […]

  The wife of legendary boxing great Mike Tyson (pictured right), Kiki (pictured), is alleging that a former military woman who is claiming to be her husband’s lover has been threatening to kill off the Tyson clan. Now Kiki has obtained a restraining order from a Los Angeles court against the alleged stalker, reports TMZ. SEE […]