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>> right now the cleveland police union president and today we learned steve loomis was suspended from his duties. the suspension came down after an altercation with another police officer. >> it has ties to loomis personal lies. allison bruiner is getting answers. >> reporter: everything we learned come from city records and he is guilty on charges of improper conduct. right now he is facing a six-day suspension. however this is not the first time he has been in hot water. you may remember during the political season we reported the chief's office was investigating loomis because he was wearing a uniform to a rally for donald trump. this is still under investigation. the latest investigation is centered around a confrontation with another officer. the man shares a child with one of his daughters. loomis released a statement saying this is an off duty
granddaughter i have no comment regarding this incident between the granddaughter and this discipline. the appropriate appeals have been filed. >> as soon as we learn new information on this investigation we will update you. getting answers, allison brunner cleveland 19 news. >> mark: thank you, allison. >> to fall changes. record temperatures. jeff tanchak is tracking the temperatures. >> j fall, whatever you want to say. 30-degree temperature change and we are on the warm side of things. let's go to the updated temperatures at 6:60 sandusky on the other side of the area. 49 columbiana. and wind is starting to die down a little bit. but no fog expected. 58 at 7:00, 58 at 9:00 and
that's a big front and the latest coming up in the half hour. romona? >> a former pastor is sentenced to probation. he worked at a popular westlake church and stood accused of a crime involving a teenager. harry boomer was in court for the former holy man's judgment day. >> do you feel good about getting arraigned after taking advantage of a 14, 15-year-old. >> reporter: with that the former pastor of the church essentially a free man charged with child endangering. in court he was so-called by the girl he was accused of sexually assaulting a predator and pedophile. we don't show faces of minors sexually assaulted and told the court the man she called father her sex is good because god made it. she called him a hypocrite standing next to his lawyer showing no remorse. >> both sides agreed we would
circumstances as to why we entered into this agreement. >> reporter: his teenage victim says as a pastor and counselor, he knew better and in fact being sexually assaulted would have and knew how messed up she would be. andre's son, joran, in court was charged with sexually molesting the girl over several years. those charges were previously dropped and he walked away scot-free. >> paul andre was indicted on gross sexual imposition and pleaded guilty to child endangering and will get three years of community sanctions, basically probation. he cannot legally be a pastor again and has to get a job and pay $700 in restitution. in elyria, harry boomer, cleveland 19 news. thank you very much. almost 6:04 thursday evening and we want to return to breaking news and broke it last hour. a bus hit and killed a woman.
shelby? >> reporter: mark, we got here a few minutes ago. traffic dense on i-90 east and westbound and i want to show you why exactly here, down there you can see where the lanes are closed i-90 between west 140th to mckinley and that's where cleveland police say a woman was hit and killed by an rta bus on the highway and down there, the scene is active. a lot of police officers are on the scene. we can see a tow truck truck, ambulance as well as the rta bus that's still down there. police tell us the woman's car she was in was disabled and for some unknown reasons she tried to cross the highway when she was hit and killed by this rta bus. traffic on both directions on i-90 is backed up for miles. we tried to come out here going westbound. i am told harry boomer and his
very backed up. if you plan to use this as a route to go home this evening it is best to find an alternate route and this is where a woman was hit and killed by a bus earlier tonight. we will send it back to you. live in cleveland shelby miller, cleveland 19 news. >> mark: thank you very much. a school scare in akron. a man approached several kids at firestone park elementary during recess. students told a teacher and everybody was moved back inside. a effect meaning they locked the doors. parents were notified with a robocall and a letter. >> we have not drank the water pretty much since we moved here. >> mark: our investigative team digs for answers on the berea water problems. we found lead in one home and high amounts of iron in two others. >> romona: that might be the tip of the iceberg.
complaints. >> dani? >> romona and mark, let me explain what we have been doing since paul orlousky found results of the elevated lead levels in one home in berea. we wanted to know how many other people complained about the water and filed a public records request and take a look at this. more than 400 pages worth of water complaints from 2011. up until this year. i have been going through all the documents in the past several we got this information at 2:00 today and some of the things i am learning i would say the majority of complaints i am reading in these files talks about dirty water and groundwater and possibly even black water, water that smells and there are several different reasons the city provides in the documents and several different solutions that suggest residents take to try to fix those problems. i will continue looking through all the pages and coming up at
further breakdown of what exactly the problems are, what the city says to do about it and what things you can do, too if you have questions about your water possibly if they have some of the same concerns people in these complaints do. we are getting answers in berea, dani carlson, cleveland 19 news. >> romona: right after paul orlousky's original story ran, a mother contacted us concerning for her children. now, today he talked to her about what is coming out of the >> would you like us to test the water. >> we made the offer to several families on fair street, the street dug up getting water and sewer service. samples are taken to summit environmental technologies in cuyahoga falls. the city of berea believes the brown color of water people experience is due to water work. some homeowners do, too. there's no explanation of the letter tests showed in one home. what about people on other streets where there's no
this one on video from stacey. >> here our water is brown. >> would you want your children drinking this? right from the faucet? yes. >> stacey has a particular interest in the story. most importantly, she has five children under the age of 7 1/2. when i moved in, i noticed the water w flushing the hydrants. it happened more than that. >> reporter: to say she has her hands full is an understatement. she has problems like brushing the kids' teeth. >> i just want answers like what's going on with our water here. >> she talked to the city and reassured and the city doesn't test for metals. >> i can't a ready to to do testing on my own. we included stacey's water
time to take care of what makes her worry about the water. her family. getting answers, paul orlousky, cleveland 19. >> romona: you can bet we will continue to break new details on the water issue as we uncover them and you can look for previous stories on our app and on cleveland19.com including answers how to check drinking water in your home. search the word "water." to give up our jobs yet but there are young people who might one kay be sitting on this set. tonight's romona's kids are from starke county. student video teams from north canton hoover and glen oak high school were chosen to produce a documentary of the ohio school board association conference and trade show. they even got the chance to meet actor ernie hudson who played winston in the boast busters
storyteller custom-built mobile classroom for video journalism programs and nctv educational television station. kids will do a similar documentary project in february. >> mark: how about that. cool stuff. >> romona: they will be sitting here one day. >> mark: we could use some help over the holidays. >> romona: true. >> mark: we want to go to breaking news we have been talking about last hour at and west 117th. we know a woman was hit and killed. she left her car disabled at the moment trying to get across the highway. we will have the latest in a live report coming up as cleveland 19 news continues. get breaking news and weather now on the cleveland 19 news app powered by calvetta brothers floor show. it is time
>> romona: this happened on i-90 west 117th street. shelby miller is there live now. shelby? >> reporter: romona, mark, it is still a very active scene on the interstate impacting people going east and westbound on i-90. the road is closed from west 140th to mckinley for the eastbound sides and as you can see there are paramedics and police are investigating. as you mentioned, cleveland police told us a woman and killed by a bus. we are told the woman's car was disabled and she tried to cross the highway earlier and that's when she was hit by the rta bus and she did later die. we have been telling you, traffic is backed up both ways. we don't have a time frame when this will be open. we will update you as you get more updates here. >> right by i-90 shelby miller cleveland 19 news. >> romona: all right, shelby.
mocked ali and our champion lebron james is helping the world remember him. dan deroos is in the answer center to show us how. >> dan: perhaps lebron doesn't get enough credit on the philanthropy side of things. he is great on the court. here at the smithsonian museum of african-american history it opened up in september in washington, d.c this $2.5 million gift, given b the lebron james family foundation and maverick carter one of lebron james business partner. we can show you where some of that money will go. this is the muhammad ali wing. it will help expand that wing and keep it going. we want to show you also lebron joins a very notable list of founding donors when you take a look at the names, oprah winfrey
frederick smith foundation as well as bill and malinda gates foundation. a lot of people put money in the museum. it is taking more than a decade to get it up and going. if you want an indication how wildly popular it is in washington, d.c. the free timed passes they give out for the museum are sold out so to speak, but they are free, sold out through march of next year. good thing to see in washington, d.c. >> getting answers in the answer >> romona: i keep checking and trying to get there but sold out. >> romona: wait until the cherry blossoms. >> romona: i will get there soon. >> beautiful day today. >> romona: it will continue tomorrow. >> jeff: it will be warmer. 10 degrees and then a 30-degree drop in temperature. >> we hit 64 for the high. 59 and warm tonight. temperatures to the west have
record-breaking november warmth on the way tomorrow. over the weekend that's when the alerts pretty much an alert through the weekend. now, the update is saturday mainly rain during the day. saturday night that's when it will be snow. also on sunday. as this colder air rushes into this front wind gusts 50 and above 50 and it power lines and cause wind damage. you folks in the snowbelt east of cleveland will be looking at your first accumulating snow of the season. this is our future view model at 1:00. sunny and very warm. friday night football. the playoff games tomorrow will be quite warm tomorrow as well. saturday morning when this front comes through. notice it is still rain at 7
it is still rain saturday afternoon. late day and saturday night that's when it will get cold enough for snow. look at that. especially in the darker purple area and higher terrain east and throw forecast accumulation numbers tomorrow. we think we could look at accumulation there. clear and warm. 50 is the low in akron-canton. 75 the high. 52 at 8:00 a.m. right around 70 at 2:00 at least and the wind picks up late day and on saturday we crash through the 40s. windy, showers, very windy saturday night and windy as well on sunday. look at that. lake-effect snow showers flying. only 33 for the high sunday. wind chills could be around 20 at times.
terrain. stay tuned. monday, though, windy and gradual clearing and cold, 37 tuesday 45 and next weather producer mid week next week and rain. >> headed into thanksgiving. >> something for everyone. >> for some. >> very good. we are one week away from thanksgiving. the giving spirit is live at lyndhurst bp in brainerd worked with various agencies handing out 400 tuey need. laura demaria and beth mccleod will hand out free turkeys from 4:00 to 6:30 from the summit mall at knr. you have to donate a new or gently used coat or nonperishable food item to charity. tony. >> tony: hue jackson with strong words.
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now, this is the serpentini chevrolet sports report on cleveland 19 news. >> tony: some day hue jackson will look back at and not mike hole gremmie took 40 grand and ran but it got better. the head coach believes that. backing of the guys upstairs and owner in the corner and only way to get through the struggle. >> i promise you will look back at this year and probably laugh about it. at some point i can't. i can't stomach it. but i will. i truly believe in what we are trying to accomplish and what we are trying to do. i will be the first to tell you
what am i doing. this conversation with sashi and jimmy and paul and andrew barry that make me realize and see what we are doing this the right way. >> tony: lebron, i don't know what it is about playing in indy. cavs and pacers, he is not playing in indy. third straight time he sat out a game in that city. one of the reasons critics were upset. lebron was rng the season. this was lou's call to rest him. >> my friend the writer wrote this. it was bad enough during baseball playoffs and managers started yanking starting productive pitchers and relievers hit the 30 pitch mark and broadcasters breathlessly wondered how the reliever could come back and getting paid millions and now lebron sitting
season. bob will come on sports extra tonight and talk to him about this. talking to two groups upset. pacers fans not getting to see lebron play and prices plummet when lebron sits out. he owes them nothing not and the brokers or the fans. who should lebron consider more when deciding when to sit? fans at home or on the road. fans at home. >> that's my take. i want yours. find me i will talk to bob later and set
>> mark: welcome. we continue to follow breaking news at this hour. we have been watching this for the past hour and a half. a woman hit byn i-890 near west 117th. one lane is open on the actual accident side. the other side is completely open. traffic of course moving along very slow and left a disabled vehicle and tried to get across the highway. that's our early indication at this point. we will keep an eye on this and update you throughout the evening. thank you for joining us at 6:00 cbs evening news is next. >> romona: we hope to see you
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