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  • Alliance police find explosives, dynamite inside abandoned home

    ALLIANCE, Ohio – Dynamite was found inside a northeast Ohio home Wednesday and police are investigating how it got there and if there were any plans for it. Police in Alliance say they were actually conducting another investigation when they came across the explosives in a vacant home on West High Street. Originally they were looking for and seized a sawed-off shotgun. The home had been abandoned for about 10 years, and at one time belonged to the family of […]

  • LeBron James gets stitches, still scores 23 in fourth as Cavs beat Nets

    CLEVELAND – LeBron James shook off a blow to the face and scored 23 points in the fourth quarter — including 18 straight for Cleveland — as the Cavaliers won their sixth straight, 119-109 over the Brooklyn Nets on Wednesday night. James needed stitches in the third quarter to close a gash above his lip that drew blood. He punched back at the Nets in the fourth and finished with 33 points. The injury also did not stop him from […]

  • David Cassidy passes away at age 67

    FT. LAUDERDALE, FL  – David Cassidy, who came to fame as a ’70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on “The Partridge Family,” has died, according to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen. He was 67. According to Variety, his publicist JoAnn Geffen confirmed his death, with a statement from his family. “On behalf of the entire Cassidy family, it is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father, our uncle, and our dear brother, David Cassidy. David died surrounded by […]

  • Second victim of Akron tree-trimming accident dies

    AKRON, Ohio – A second person has lost her life after a tree-trimming accident in Akron. Jessica Richmond, 46, was trimming a tree on Coventry Street in Akron on November 14 when her co-worker accidentally touched a live wire. The surge ejected her from the lift bucket she was in. She was taken to Akron City Hospital in critical condition. She passed away from her injuries on Sunday, according to family members. Her partner, George Csikos was electrocuted and found on […]

  • Tracy McCool gets her DNA ancestry results – and they’re all over the map!

    CLEVELAND – The evening anchors at Fox 8 are finding out their DNA ancestry! Earlier this year, our morning anchors learned where their ancestors hailed from, and now it’s their evening counterparts’ turn. Each anchor took a DNA ancestry test with Ancestry.com. Tracy McCool thought she was Irish and British….and she was…but she also got a whole lot more on her DNA plate! Watch her reveal in the video box above. Click here to see our other anchor DNA reveals. 

  • Bill Martin finds out the results of his DNA ancestry test (sort of)

    CLEVELAND –  The evening anchors at Fox 8 are finding out their DNA ancestry! Earlier this year, our morning anchors learned where their ancestors hailed from, and now it’s their evening counterparts’ turn. Each anchor took a DNA ancestry test with Ancestry.com. For his first test, unfortunately, Bill Martin neglected to read the instructions carefully and he had a cold. And he ate. That’s when we all found out that cold medicine and food will mess up your DNA ancestry results. […]

  • Brunswick family loses nearly everything in fire…then the house is robbed

    BRUNSWICK, Ohio – A Medina County family lost nearly everything in a house fire. But that wasn’t the end of their troubles. Right after the fire, a burglar broke into their burned home and took what few items of worth were left. Although they are happy they escaped the fire with their lives, the family is, to put it simply, incredibly hurt by the robbery. Fox 8’s Jack Shea has their story, above. A GoFundMe account has been set up […]

  • Pedestrian hit, killed near Great Northern Mall Monday night

    NORTH OLMSTED – A pedestrian was hit by a car and killed Monday evening near Great Northern Mall. Police report that around 7 p.m., a 56-year-old North Olmsted man was hit on Brookpark Road westbound. He was taken to St. John Westshore Hospital, where he died from his injuries. His name has not been released yet. Police are investigating the crash. Fox 8 will have more details as they become available.

  • Lou Maglio: Italian or not? The DNA test has the answers

    CLEVELAND –  The evening anchors at Fox 8 are finding out their DNA ancestry! Earlier this year, our morning anchors learned where their ancestors hailed from, and now it’s their evening counterparts’ turn. Each anchor took a DNA ancestry test with Ancestry.com. As you may or may not know, Lou Maglio has always stated that he is Italian. All the way. Without a doubt. So we were all just a little bit, well, nervous to see what his results actually showed. […]

  • Elizabeth finds out her DNA ancestry – and gets a bit of a surprise!

    CLEVELAND –  The evening anchors at Fox 8 are finding out their DNA ancestry! Earlier this year, our morning anchors learned where their ancestors hailed from, and now it’s their evening counterparts’ turn. Each anchor took a DNA ancestry test with Ancestry.com. Elizabeth Noreika has always been told that her family is from Lithuania. But she found out that she may want to start drinking tea and eating crumpets a bit more. Watch her reveal, above. Click here to see our […]

  • Shaker Heights police find missing elderly man

    UPDATE: Mr. Empry was located safely Sunday evening. SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio – Shaker Heights police are looking for a missing 88-year-old man who was last seen at his Scottsdale Boulevard home. Ernest Empry, Jr. is 6′ tall, weighs 170 pounds, and has black hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a black hat, a burgundy jacket with a blue shirt underneath, jeans, and black tennis shoes. Mr. Empry has Dementia and he does not have his medication with him. […]

  • Icy weather causes 14-car pile-up in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND –  Sunday night travel turned into a problem when 14 vehicles crashed in the area of West 150th and Lorain in Cleveland. Officials say that the bridge there was icy,  which caused the crash. Fire officials confirmed that they were called out to the large pile-up. EMS was called to the scene and were taking about 3 people with minor injuries to hospitals.