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  • School tells this 6th-grader to fix his haircut or face suspension

    BAYTOWN, Texas — Xavier Davis has a pretty simple haircut: two shaved lines on the side. It’s a style his dad says he’s had for several months. So imagine the family’s surprise when the sixth-grader was told by his teacher his haircut was a problem. “I was walking into class, and she saw my hair and said, ‘You can’t have two lines in your hair. Go to the office,” Xavier told CNN affiliate KPRC. School officials with Cedar Bayou Junior […]

  • Fire at lumber store leaves hundreds in the dark

    CANTON, Ohio — When a business in Canton went up in flames late Wednesday night, there was plenty inside the building to fuel the fire. Canton firefighters were called to Canton Hardwood on 8th Street NW around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday. Firefighters battled intense flames at the lumber store for several hours before getting the fire under control. They remained on the scene early Thursday putting out hot spots. According to AEP, the fire knocked out power to more than 650 […]

  • Mom murdered, daughter injured in Trumbull County shooting

    MESOPOTAMIA, Ohio — The search for a man accused of murdering a mother and injuring her daughter came to an end when he was captured in Ashtabula County early Wednesday. The man was captured around 4 a.m. Further information regarding the victims has not yet been released. Youngstown TV station WKBN reported the murder happened in Mesopotamia. It happened around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday outside an apartment on state Route 87. The suspect was tracked down to Roaming Shores, where he was arrested. Police […]

  • Date and venue announced for 2018 Rock Hall Induction Ceremony in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The date has been set for the 33rd annual Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony which will be held in Cleveland next year. The ceremony will take place on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at Cleveland’s Public Hall. Previous induction ceremonies were held in Cleveland in 1997, 2009, 2012, and 2015. The induction ceremony will cap off a week of activities in Cleveland including free admission to the Rock Hall, a dedication for the 2018 Inductee […]

  • Pitch perfect: Submit your business idea for ‘Cleveland Chain Reaction’

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Do you have a business or a business idea that could really get off the ground with the financial backing of a local investors? If so, the team of investors behind “Cleveland Chain Reaction” want to hear from you. You have until May 8th to submit your ideas. Five entrepreneurs will be chosen to open their business in Slavic Village. Each business will receive a minimum of $130,000. To learn about the application process or to apply, click here. For the […]

  • ‘Disgusting’: Student finds worm in school lunch

    HUGHESVILLE, Pennsylvania — It’s the last thing a student in Northeast Pennsylvania expected to find in his school lunch — a worm! A student at Hughesville High School snapped a picture of the worm on the end of his fork. It didn’t take long for the picture to go viral. “I just saw a picture about it during sixth period,” Dylan Lawson, student, said. “I just thought it was disgusting.” According to WNEP, the East Lycoming School District Superintendent confirmed […]

  • ‘The Fix Bistro’ serves up creole-inspired eats

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — It is the latest creation from Chef Eric Rogers. The Fix Bistro, on Lee Road in Cleveland Heights, offers a menu of creole-inspired dishes. Fox 8’s Kenny Crumpton went to the restaurant to check it out. For more information, click here.

  • Cool Schools: Vote now!

    All school year, we are celebrating some of the coolest schools in Northeast Ohio. Each week there will be three nominees. Voting starts at 4 a.m. on Mondays and ends at 5:59 a.m. on Thursdays. *Click here to nominate your school! The winner is revealed on Fox 8 News and after the poll is closed.

  • ‘Too soon’: Co-stars react to death of Erin Moran

    Co-stars of Erin Moran, the former child star who played Joanie Cunningham in the sitcoms “Happy Days” and “Joanie Loves Chachi,” took to Twitter to react to her death. Moran was found Saturday unresponsive inside the Harrison County, Indiana, home she shared with her husband Steven Fleischmann. “Such sad sad news. RIP Erin,” ”Happy Days” star Ron Howard tweeted Saturday. “I’ll always choose to remember you on our show making scenes better, getting laughs and lighting up TV screens.” Such […]

  • Barberton Middle School is this week’s ‘Cool School’

    All school year, we are celebrating some of the coolest schools in Northeast Ohio. Each week there will be three nominees.This week, Barberton Middle School beat out Kimpton Middle School in Munroe Falls and Bolich Middle School in Cuyahoga Falls. *Click here to nominate your school! The winner is revealed on Fox 8 News and after the poll is closed.

  • Cleveland Chain Reaction: A look at what Slavic Village has to offer

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — If you want to vote on the neighborhood where five local entrepreneurs will set up their businesses, you only have a few hours left. Neighborhood voting for “Cleveland Chain Reaction” ends at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 14th. The neighborhoods in the running are: Slavic Village/Fleet Avenue Collinwood/East 185th St. Clair/East 55th Superior Clark and West 25th/ La Villa NOTE: Viewer voting will serve as one factor in determining the winning neighborhood. The final decision will be […]

  • Witness to apartment fire: “Dude comes bursting out of his door yelling ‘Call 911′”

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Brandee Woods and Casey Iles were taking out the trash when they first noticed smoke inside the building where Casey lives. “I was like ‘I smell fire’,” Woods, who lives in a neighboring building, said of the fire that broke out inside an apartment building on Winter Parkway in Cuyahoga Falls late Thursday night. Woods said she has bad asthma and had to run out of the building. “I had to get out of there or […]