Tara Morgan, News 5 Cleveland

Tara Morgan

News 5 Cleveland

Cleveland, OH, United States

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Past articles by Tara:

Unique hazmat team in Lake County prepares for derailments like in East Palestine

It’s the unknown on the tracks that has fire crews in one Northeast Ohio county always training for a scene like the one in East Palestine. → Read More

Residents frustrated, demanding straight answers one month after East Palestine train derailment

There's new information about the Norfolk Southern train derailment and controlled chemical burn one month after the disaster unfolded in East Palestine. → Read More

People in Vickery upset about hazardous liquid on its way from East Palestine

Just like the towns in Texas and Michigan, a small farming community in Sandusky County is feeling blindsided after finding out that liquid hazardous waste from East Palestine are on their way. → Read More

Spotlight on railway regulations and safety after East Palestine derailment

Since the East Palestine derailment, many questions have come up about regulating the railways as well as criticisms about what has changed that has impacted safety and who is watching. → Read More

Law firm brings in independent expert for water and soil testing in East Palestine

It has been three weeks since that fiery train derailment in East Palestine. A law firm is on the ground right now doing some independent testing on air, soil and water. → Read More

Youngstown lab testing for vinyl chloride seeing high demand from East Palestine

Demand is high right now to get the water tested in and around East Palestine. News 5 Investigators got into one lab in Youngstown that is testing for vinyl chloride. → Read More

Some residents in East Palestine worry about health after experiencing headaches, dizziness

People in East Palestine and in neighboring communities are worried about their health as cleanup continues at the site of the train derailment and controlled chemical burn. → Read More

EPA releases names of hazardous materials carried by train in East Palestine derailment

Unanswered questions linger a week after the controlled release of vinyl chloride from some cars involved in the East Palestine train derailment. We do know more about the other hazardous materials. → Read More

ODNR estimates 3,500 fish killed by East Palestine train derailment, spill

The train derailment and spillage of toxic chemicals in East Palestine on Feb. 3 has resulted in the deaths of 3,500 fish, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources estimates. → Read More

Woman's landline number finally ported for husband with Alzheimer's disease after News 5 report

A viewer is ecstatic that her landline telephone is now working after a News 5 report. She wanted her phone number ported as it's the only number her husband, who has Alzheimer's disease, knows. → Read More

East Palestine families want reassurance well water is safe to drink after train derailment

Some families in East Palestine say they’re not confident in drinking water from their private wells. They want their water tested even long after the cleanup of the train derailment is done. → Read More

Jayland Walker's mother in Washington for State of the Union address

Jayland Walker's mother, Pamela, is in Washington for a national conversation on social justice. She has meetings planned with members of Congress, including the Congressional Black Caucus. → Read More

Woman fighting with phone companies to get landline number ported for husband with Alzheimer's disease

A viewer reached out to News 5 Investigators for what she considers an emergency. She has a landline but the number is in limbo and says she needs it for her husband’s health and safety. → Read More

Body camera footage shows Cleveland Police sergeant shoot man after hearing gunshots

The Cleveland Division of Police released body camera footage of a police sergeant shooting a man after witnessing gunfire while on duty sitting in his cruiser. → Read More

Could be April before Jayland Walker case goes to grand jury

It’s been more than six months since Akron police shot and killed Jayland Walker and now News 5 has learned it could be even longer before a grand jury gets case. → Read More

Court records reveal more about Brooklyn Center quadruple homicide case

Authorities have released new information about what happened inside a Brooklyn Centre home last Friday where a man is accused of killing his father, sister, nephew and another man. → Read More

'Spiteful, petty and punitive' — Words hurled at Cleveland prosecutor after two officers face assault charges

Spiteful, petty and punitive. Three words hurled at Cleveland’s city prosecutor after charging two officers with assaulting people in handcuffs. → Read More

Shaker Heights homeowner told by city to fix or demolish home where woman died in fire

The house in Shaker Heights where a 65-year-old woman was killed in a fire just before Christmas must be repaired or demolished. The city has declared the house a public nuisance. → Read More

Divide between East Cleveland city council and administration now threatens city employee paychecks

The deep divide on East Cleveland city council is now threatening the paychecks of city employees. → Read More

Ohio bans child sex offenders from working with kids

A newly-signed law will stop convicted child sex offenders in Ohio from working or volunteering with kids. → Read More