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    Weather From Your School: Bellflower Elementary School

    MENTOR, Ohio — This week’s installment of “Weather From Your School” took Fox 8 meteorologist A.J. Colby to Bellflower Elementary School in Mentor. A.J. learned about the school’s open concept. A few of the students even got to help A.J. with the forecast. Click here to nominate your favorite school to be featured during A.J.’s segments. Welcome to @fox8news AJ & crew forecasting from Bellflower all morning! Tune in to see us until 10AM. — Mentor Schools (@mentorschools) February […]

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    Plugged In: What are you giving up for Lent?

    Today marks the start of Lent. It’s the time between Ash Wednesday and Easter where many Christians give something up as remembrance for the time Jesus was said to have spent fasting. A website called OpenBible looked at social media to determine what are the most popular things people are giving up. While the data for 2016 isn’t yet complete, the initial findings are that chocolate, alcohol, and social media make up the top five things people are giving up. […]

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    Local ‘Idol’ contestant on experience: ‘It was awesome’

    CLEVELAND -- He didn't make it past the Hollywood round in his hopes of becoming the next American Idol. But Ashtabula-native Tywan "Tank" Jackson says he'll look back at his experience as nothing but positive.

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    One killed in crash that split car in two

    WILLOUGHBY HILLS, Ohio — One person is dead after a one vehicle crash along I-90 in Willoughby Hills. A dispatcher told Fox 8 that the car was split in two. It happened around 1:15 a.m. Monday. Willoughby Hills police said the crash happened along I-90 west just before State Route 91. Investigators remained on the scene for several hours after the crash trying to determine what happened. By 6 a.m. Monday the wreckage had been removed. No information was immediately available […]

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    The Great Big Home and Garden Show returns with must-see features

    CLEVELAND — The 2016 Great Big Home and Garden Show opens today at the IX Center and continues through February 14th. The show features more than 600 exhibits and celebrity speakers from HGTV, DIY, The Cooking Channel, and frequent Fox 8 News in the Morning guests AJ Petitti and Stefanie Paganini. For more information on the show, click here.

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    Deputy shoots, kills man accused of stabbing woman

    PERRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A stabbing suspect was shot and killed by a Lake County Sheriff’s deputy Thursday night. Deputies were called to a house at 2925 River Rd. in Perry Township just after 10 p.m. Thursday by a woman who called 911 to report she had been stabbed multiple times and needed to be rescued. When they arrived, deputies said they were confronted by a man with a gun outside the home. According to a news release from the Lake County Sheriff’s […]


    1 dead, 2 injured after car crashes into pole

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland police are investigating a one-car crash that killed a person and sent two others to the hospital. It happened around 2 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of Superior Avenue and East 71st Street. One car crashed into a pole. A passenger in the car was killed. The driver and another passenger were taken to University Hospitals with unknown injuries. Investigators told Fox 8 it was too early to know what caused the crash. Stay with Fox 8 […]

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    Weather From Your School: Hillside Middle School

    SEVEN HILLS, Ohio — Week four of our “Weather From Your School” segments took Fox 8 meteorologist A.J. Colby to Hillside Middle School in Seven Hills. A.J. got a lesson in the “Tiger Way” from some of the students. Others got to help him with the forecast. Click here to nominate your favorite school to be featured during A.J.’s segments.          

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    Plugged In: School district considers condom distribution for 6th graders

    SAN FRANCISCO — Condoms for sixth graders? It could happen in San Francisco. A school board committee for the San Francisco Unified School District is considering making condoms available for students as young as sixth grade. One school board member said a similar program in the high schools , which has been in place for 25 years, has worked. “We believe that with the education it actually lessens the amount of sexual activity, lessens the amount of sexually transmitted infections […]

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    Authorities identify drivers killed in wrong-way crash on I-71, alcohol may be a factor

    CLEVELAND — Two people are dead after two vehicles collided head on along I-71 south near the W. 140th Street overpass early Tuesday. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified one of the victims as Lakesha Brown, 33, of Cleveland. The other has been identified as Kenneth Urbanek, 22, of Lakewood. It all happened at about 3:30 a.m. Both drivers were pronounced dead at the scene. Police say alcohol may be a factor. Several lanes of I-71 southbound were closed while crews removed […]

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    Husband, wife found shot to death in rented SUV

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Police in Elyria are trying to figure out what led to a shooting that left a man and a woman dead. Elyria police were called to Foxhill Lane for reports of shots fired just after 10 p.m. Sunday, according to a news release from Elyria Police. When officers arrived, they found Michael L. Lewis, 32, and his wife, Fannie M. Lewis, 22, dead inside inside of a rented Chevrolet Traverse with New York plates. Capt. Chris Constantino, […]

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    Fox 8 Recipe Box: Carnaval Deviled Eggs

    CLEVELAND — Carnaval is underway at Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar in Woodmere. The restaurant will feature $5 menu offerings and half-price Latin beer and wines. Executive Chef Michael Slater appeared on Fox 8 News in the Morning to share his recipe for Carnaval Deviled Eggs. Carnaval Deviled Eggs Ingredients: 16 deviled eggs 1 avocado 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons tomatillo salsa Instructions: Peel and halve eggs Puree yolks, salt, and salsa Spoon pureed mixture into egg whites Garnish […]