James Gherardi, News 5 Cleveland

James Gherardi

News 5 Cleveland

Cleveland, OH, United States

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Past articles by James:

Walton Hills to install traffic cameras to cut down on speeding tied to Racino

Traffic cameras will be coming to the small town of Walton Hills. → Read More

5-year-old girl, 16-year-old boy shot in Cleveland's Midtown neighborhood

A 5-year-old and 15-year-old were shot in Cleveland's Midtown neighborhood Monday afternoon during a drive-by shooting. → Read More

Local trans woman weighs in on deadly year for her community: 'This is really getting close to home'

This year, according to the Human Rights Campaign, five trans people have been killed in the United States, including one in Cleveland. → Read More

Metro Health transformation project set to bring major changes to surrounding neighborhood

Some of the buildings on the MetroHealth Main Cleveland Campus are more than 100 years old. They've needed a major facelift for years, but so has much of the neighborhood that surrounds it and according to county officials, there are major changes in store for both. → Read More

From arming teachers, to adding security guards, schools are considering all options

This week, President Trump suggested arming teachers to enhance classroom safety, and it's getting mixed reviews - especially from teachers. → Read More

Increase in methamphetamine detected in Cuyahoga County

The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner is expressing concern after the Regional Science Forensic Laboratory saw an increase in methamphetamine tested within the past year. → Read More

Family demanding answers after deadly fire claims four on Cleveland's east side

A family in mourning is still demanding answers. One week after a deadly fire on Cleveland's east side, family members want to know why their loved ones are gone. → Read More

Ohio lawmakers considering adding the LGBTQ community to statewide anti-discrimination protections

Testimony got underway Wednesday at a hearing in Columbus, for a bill that would add the LGBTQ community to state-wide anti-discrimination protections. → Read More

Massillon's mayor says Affinity closure blindsided the city

Now that Affinity Medical Center is out, Massillon is stepping in and trying to figure out what's next, with more than 800 jobs lost and the only Emergency Room and trauma center that city has gone. → Read More

Typo piracy: New scam takes advantage of slip-ups in URL addresses

It's a common mistake: a typo when you're typing in the URL of a major company website. But that mistakes could cost you more than just an error web page. → Read More

Inside a homeless camp where some choose sub-zero temperatures over the warmth of a shelter

With temperatures dropping into the single digits this week, Cleveland's homeless are in particular danger. Many are encouraged to leave wherever it is they stay, but it isn't easy convincing everyone. → Read More

Winterize your car mechanics say, before it's too late

The cold can take a huge toll on your car. Since temperatures have plummeted in Northeast Ohio, autobody shops have been seeing an influx of customers with all sorts of issues. → Read More

39 new EMTs and 9 new ambulances added to Cleveland EMS aim to reduce response times

Monday, the city announced the hire of 39 new EMTs to help cut down on an average Cleveland EMS response time of 11 minutes and 58 seconds. → Read More

What repealing net neutrality will mean for you

As if consumers weren't already paying enough, some experts are saying the price of the internet could go up a lot more, especially after this week's vote by the FCC to dismantle net neutrality. → Read More

Ohio Congressmen draft letter to Trump administration asking for funding to fight opioid crisis

In October, during a press conference, President Trump declared the opioid crisis a national emergency. → Read More

Variable speed limits could reduce crashes during bad weather on I 90 in Lake County

It took an act of the Ohio General Assembly to get it done, but now, during winter weather events, the speed limit will drop depending on how bad the roads are on one stretch of I 90 in Lake County. → Read More

Cleveland's west side sees 3 overnight carjackings, including an Uber

Three carjackings took place in under an hour Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning on Cleveland's west side. → Read More

Iranians living in Cleveland react to latest court win for Trump travel ban

President Trump's controversial travel ban was given the go-ahead from the U.S. Supreme Court Monday. It is the first time the court has ruled on the ban. Effective immediately, the administration can enforce it. → Read More

Ohio teachers concerned teacher tax credit will be repealed in new tax plan

Every year, teachers can get up to a $250 deduction on their federal taxes for school supplies they bought for their classrooms. The Republican House of Representatives tax plan would eliminate that tax credit and teachers would not get anything in return when spending their own dollars to make sure students have what they need. → Read More

Family demands Cleveland Police step up investigation after three-year-old is injured in hit-and-run

A little boy is home after spending days in the hospital. → Read More