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  • Public Square exhibit literally shows people trapped in opioid addiction

    CLEVELAND – The Opioid crisis was demonstrated in a dramatic display on Public Square Tuesday as the Opioid Awareness Task Force launched their “Know the Risks” campaign. A 9-foot tall prescription bottle took center stage on the square – not just a bottle though – a bottle with a person inside. The label on the bottle recounted the ways that person became trapped in their addiction. Cuyahoga County alone had more than 600 overdose deaths last year. That number is […]

  • One arrested in shooting of Dollar General clerk, police still looking for others

    CLEVELAND – Cleveland police have arrested one of the suspects in the robbery and shooting of a clerk at a Dollar General store. The robbery happened at around 6:30 p.m. Monday, when three men wearing hoodies tied around their faces entered the store on Miles Avenue. One of them, later identified as Shawnterrian Robinson, walked behind the counter and pointed a gun at the clerk. He pushed the clerk and then shot him in the chest. The three suspects ran […]

  • Alliance officer shoots dog that he says charged at him

    warning: some people may find this story disturbing ALLIANCE, Ohio – An Alliance police officer shot and killed a dog that he said charged at him – and it was all caught on  his body camera. Investigators say that video supports his claim that he was in danger and had no choice but to shoot. The officer had been called out to check on complaints about three dogs running loose. He called to the dogs to come to him. One […]

  • Cleveland Dollar General store clerk shot in chest, suspects run from scene

    CLEVELAND  –  A clerk in a Cleveland Dollar General store is in critical condition after being shot during a robbery. The store, at 9111 Miles Park, was robbed at around 6:30 p.m. Monday. Police say that four suspects fled the scene on foot after the crime. Zone cars are currently patrolling for the suspects. The 30-year-old male clerk was taken to University Hospitals.  

  • Browns sign first-round pick Jabrill Peppers

    BEREA, Ohio – The Cleveland Browns announced Sunday that defensive back Jabrill Peppers has signed his rookie contract. With his signing, the Browns have signed all 10 of their 2017 draft picks, including Myles Garrett, David Njoku and DeShone Kizer. Peppers and the Browns had been haggling over guaranteed money on his four-year-deal, which is worth $10.3 million and includes a $5.6 million signing bonus. The Browns chose Peppers — one of Cleveland's three first-round selections — with […]

  • NASA wants all of us to be ‘citizen scientists’ during August solar eclipse

    GREENBELT, MD  – The total solar eclipse that will happen on August 21 will give everyone in North America the chance to be a NASA scientist. GLOBE, a NASA education initiative,  has released a new free app to help those along the path of the eclipse gather data. You’ll need to download the app and register to become a citizen scientist. Then you’ll need to get a thermometer. The app will tell you how to make all the observations it […]

  • Snooty, oldest Florida manatee in captivity, dies at 69 in ‘heartbreaking accident’

    BRADENTON, Fla.  — Snooty, Florida’s longest living manatee in captivity, has died one day after a huge party to celebrate his 69th birthday. The South Florida Museum posted a Facebook message Sunday saying that the beloved manatee had died in a heartbreaking accident. The museum’s website had the following information about Snooty: “Our initial investigation indicates that Snooty’s death was a heartbreaking accident and we’re all quite devastated about his passing,” said Brynne Anne Besio, the Museum’s CEO. “We’re reviewing […]

  • Conneaut man killed standing next to his disabled vehicle on SR 7

    MONROE TOWNSHIP, Ohio – A 63-year-old Conneaut man was killed on State Route 7 in  Monroe Township as he stood next to his disabled vehicle. The Ohio State Highway Patrol reports that Theodore English was standing near his pick up truck that was pulling a trailer at around 7 a.m. Saturday. The trailer had lost a tire, so English pulled over just south of Hammond Corners Road. A Conneaut woman driving her Rav4 failed to move over and around the […]

  • NE Ohio animal shelters come together to give every animal a chance at a forever home

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio – The Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter has quite a tail….er….tale to tell about an astounding job of northeast Ohio animal shelters coming together to give every stray a chance at a furever home. On Friday, the Portage County APL arrived at the Valley View shelter to take some animals down to their shelter. Unfortunately, their van had other ideas, as you can see by the picture on the left.   The Cuyahoga County shelter was supposed to […]

  • Sheriff asking for info on death of man found in Berlin Lake

    MAHONING COUNTY, Ohio – The Mahoning County sheriff’s office is asking the public for any information they may have about the death of a man found in Berlin Lake in June. The body of Robert Lee Johnson, 60, of Akron, was found in Berlin Lake on June 24, 2017. Sheriff’s detectives are looking for more information into this, and are asking that anyone who knows anything call them at 330-480-5039. The public can also contact Youngstown Area Crime Stoppers at […]

  • Diesel spill leads to massive traffic back-up on I-71

    BROOK PARK, OH  – A truck carrying diesel fuel dropped nearly 200 gallons of the substance onto a busy road Tuesday. It happened on I-71 south just past Snow Road during rush hour. The semi-truck was involved in a two-vehicle accident which resulted in the spill and the massive traffic jam. Some lanes had to be closed and drivers are being told to expect big delays.

  • Medina County homeowners told to evacuate after homes start sinking into old mine

    WADSWORTH, Ohio  – Some homeowners in Medina County have been told to get out after their houses appear to be sinking into an abandoned coal mine. The damage to their homes includes cracked and bowed walls and floors. The city of Wadsworth has deemed five of the homes in the neighborhood to be unsafe and issued notices directing those homeowners to vacate the premises Fox 8’s Jack Shea has their story in the video, above.