Tom Meyer - The Investigator

Investigator: Controversial contraceptive injures women

5:36 PM, Oct 29, 2013

What's not to like about this permanent form of birth control? Plenty, apparently.

Investigator | Lawyers critical of chief and mayor

7:22 PM, Oct 15, 2013

Cleveland police chief's disciplinary actions for deadly November chase critiqued as minimal.

Investigator: Auto-erotic asphyxiation possible in Castro's death

7:43 PM, Oct 10, 2013

Ariel Castro was found hanging inside his prison cell with his pants and underwear down around his ankles.  Investigators notified the state patrol to consider the possibility of auto-erotic asphyxiaton.

Investigator: Councilman asks '$38 million for what?'

6:49 PM, Oct 8, 2013

District 5 councilman is appalled that the county has yet to implement an electronic filing system

Investigator: Police pawn records collect dust

3:29 PM, Oct 3, 2013

They are thought to be valuable crime-fighting tools -- especially in cases of home burglaries.

Investigator: Is key corruption figure snitching on others?

9:08 AM, Sep 27, 2013

Is a key figure in the Cuyahoga County corruption probe snitching on others?

Investigator: Angry judge threatens clerk with contempt

6:59 PM, Sep 23, 2013

More and more felons are getting a second chance at getting one past felony expunged

Is convention hotel doomed to failure?

8:22 PM, Sep 18, 2013

Cuyahoga County will soon be the owner of a convention center hotel. But the story of such publicly-funded convention hotels around the country is not a successful one.

Investigator | County office cited for shoddy practices

8:20 PM, Sep 18, 2013

Audit shows lack of diligence in operations of Cuyahoga County Clerk of Courts office under former clerk Gerald Fuerst

Investigator: Logs falsified in Ohio prison suicide

6:36 PM, Sep 17, 2013

Corrections officers falsified electronic logs and failed to do required security checks of convicted killer Billy Slagle

Sex abuse complaints against doctor skyrocket

8:55 AM, Sep 17, 2013

The complaints are piling up against Dr. James Bressi for the alleged sexual abuse against his female patients

Investigator: Local pain doctor arrested at home

5:07 PM, Aug 30, 2013

Police arrested Dr. James Bressi at his home in Hudson Friday without incident

Investigator: Debt deadbeats owe state millions

11:55 PM, Aug 29, 2013

The state of Ohio has written off tens of millions dollars in debts owed by companies and corporations across Ohio

Investigator: Doctor indicted for rape, gross sexual imposition

5:15 PM, Aug 29, 2013

Dr. Bressi is accused of sexually assaulting female patients he was treating at Summit Pain Specialists in Stow

INVESTIGATOR: Cleveland Hopkins firefighter goes on rampage

8:57 PM, Aug 22, 2013

A Cleveland firefighter stationed at Cleveland Hopkins Airport is in jail after going on a middle-of-the-night vandalism spree on Fairmount Boulevard.

Investigator: School children carry bulletproof backpacks

2:02 PM, Aug 22, 2013

Would making school accessories bulletproof, so they can be turned into shields, save lives in a school shooting?

Investigator: Doctor's license suspended for sexual misconduct

1:58 PM, Aug 16, 2013

Ohio Medical Board Thursday suspended the medical license of Dr. James Bressi of Hudson

Cleveland fire chief to retire Friday

5:03 PM, Aug 14, 2013

Mayor's office says Cleveland's Fire Chief Daryl McGinnis will retire effective Friday, August 16

Investigator: Ohio pre-schoolers at special risk

10:58 AM, Aug 13, 2013

Ohio is one of a kind among the 50 states for its lack of a law on immunization for preschoolers.

Investigator: 75 Cleveland cops violate rules

10:56 AM, Aug 13, 2013

Cleveland Police Chief Mike McGrath, Mayor Frank Jackson announce disciplinary actions against more than six dozen officers

Investigator: Tire dumpers trash city

5:40 AM, Aug 9, 2013

Why do people dump tires in Cleveland's neighborhoods? Because they can get away with it, as residents and a council member point out.

Investigator: Patients tell of sex abuse inside pain clinic

1:36 PM, Aug 6, 2013

Three women have come forward to complain that their pain management physician sexually abused them

Investigator: Chilling evidence in Castro case

2:49 PM, Aug 2, 2013

Ariel Castro's words in court Thursday had little in common with the images that flashed on the screen

Investigator: 'Dead' woman alive, tries to collect cash

6:54 PM, Jul 29, 2013

If the government thinks you are dead, it's not easy to prove that you are alive. One Akron woman has learned that

Investigator: Ariel Castro pleads guilty, avoids death penalty

7:35 AM, Jul 27, 2013

Ariel Castro has accepted a plea deal sparing him execution but putting him behind bars for the rest of his life.

NBC: Castro deal for life plus 1,000 years in prison

5:16 AM, Jul 26, 2013

Ariel Castro reportedly close to accepting plea deal.  NBC News reports the deal is for life in prison plus 1,000 years.

Ariel Castro case on track for trial; plea talks ongoing

4:00 PM, Jul 24, 2013

 Ariel Castro was back in court this morning for another pre-trial as both sides prepare for a scheduled Aug. 5 trial date.

Investigator: Pain doctor accused of sexual abuse, negligence

2:01 PM, Jul 23, 2013

Several women filed suit against an Akron pain clinic, claiming they were sexually abused by one of its doctors.

Investigator: Michael Madison's family says he is "not a killer"

9:38 PM, Jul 22, 2013

Michael Madison is a man with a quiet demeanor, says his uncle and one of his friends

Landowners: Fracking created toxic damage to land, water

8:51 AM, Jul 18, 2013

Who is monitoring oil and gas wells in Ohio? It's supposed to be the Ohio Department of Natural Resources

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