In Case You Missed It …
Did you miss yesterday’s news? See below for a recap of some of the top stories on Fox 8 News and FOX8.com.
Basketball Star Collapses After Receiving Prison Sentence:
CLEVELAND –Tony Farmer, one of the most highly recruited basketball players in Ohio, collapsed in court on Tuesday after receiving a three-year prison sentence.
Farmer pleaded guilty to charges of robbery, assault, kidnapping and intimidation of the victim, related to an April incident where he confronted his ex-girlfriend, Andrea Lane. The crimes took place at her home near Rockside Road.
Rescued Dogs Need Special Treatment Before Adoption:
CLEVELAND – Animal rescue groups face an enormous task after saving hundreds of dogs from a kennel in Richland County last week.
More than 300 Chihuahuas and Shar Peis were rescued from a family owned kennel in Shelby. The breeder was in hospice care and her husband died of a heart attack recently, leaving the dogs to fend for themselves.
Lash said some of the dogs have been sent to foster homes to help build their social skills, something they’ll need before finding something more permanent.
Mariners Blast Indians 5-1
SEATTLE –The Cleveland Indians lost to the Seattle Mariners 5-1 Tuesday night.
Eric Thames’ homer off of Roberto Hernandez was Seattle’s first hit. He allowed just two more hits, before Esmil Rogers came on in relief, in the seventh.
Hernandez promptly gave up a three-run homer to Jesus Montero.
FOX 8′s Todd Meany Gets Emotional Birthday Surprise:
We love celebrating birthdays here at FOX 8, especially when it’s one of our own!
That’s why Fox 8 News in the Morning reporter Todd Meany got a few special surprises on the air Tuesday morning for his 40th Birthday.
His reactions were priceless … and emotional, too! At one point, even his co-workers cried!
Rhino’s Flatulence Cracks Up Kenny:
CLEVELAND — What happens when a 2,600 pound rhinoceros breaks wind on live TV? Well, if your name is Kenny Crumpton, then you lose it like a fifth grader.
Admit it, though … wouldn’t you, too?!