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    Tributes for Garry Marshall, maker of stars

    NEW YORK — By his own admission, director Garry Marshall was never good at tooting his own horn. He once said he needed others to do it for him, especially early in his career. Someone to tell him he was good enough and give him a little push. These days, it’d be hard to find a big name in Hollywood who couldn’t tell you a hundred reasons Marshall — the man behind hit shows like “Happy Days” and “Laverne and […]

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    1 killed, 3 hurt when multiple people fired shots at a vigil in Akron

    AKRON, Ohio — One person was killed, and three were hurt when multiple people fired shots at a vigil for a murder victim Thursday night in Akron. The shooting happened at just before 11 p.m. Thursday at the Lane Field Sporting Complex near the intersection of Vernon Odom Boulevard and East Avenue. A candlelight vigil was held at around 10:30 p.m. on the anniversary of the death of Ronnie Travis. Travis was found shot to death in the 1200 block […]

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    Partial list of Donald Trump’s RNC speakers released

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A partial list of speakers who will participate in the Republican National Convention has been released. It’s been a week since Donald Trump said he would announce his list of speakers for the Republican National Convention. It’s an eclectic list of Trump’s friends, celebrities and relatives. The convention’s theme, “Make America Great Again,” will focus on the core themes of Trump’s campaign: national security, immigration, trade and jobs. According to a press release from the RNC, a final list […]

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    Union president warns Cleveland Police officers: ‘Remain alert and extremely cognizant’

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Once he got word of the deadly police shootings in Dallas, Cleveland Police Patrolmen’s Association President Steve Loomis contacted Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams to request the department pull one man cars and immediately pair officers up. According to Loomis, Williams agreed to that. In a letter to his officers, obtained by Fox 8 I-Team reporters Ed Gallek and Peggy Gallek, Loomis said, “Several State Union leaders have contacted me via email regarding Dallas and have expressed […]

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    PBS gets blasted online for using stock footage of fireworks

    WASHINGTON, DC — If you tuned in to “A Capitol Fourth” on PBS Monday night, you might have noticed something not quite right with the fireworks. The weather in Washington Monday night was overcast and foggy. But viewers saw clear skies during shots of the fireworks. After being called out by hundreds of people on Twitter, PBS admitted to using stock footage of fireworks from previous years. Another giveaway? The Capitol dome currently has scaffolding on it. But many shots […]

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    Bride on reaction to surprise video for father: ‘I still can’t believe it’

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- When Julie Norton posted a video of her signing the song she chose to dance with her father to at her wedding reception, she never expected the kind of reaction she got.

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    Kenny gets a preview of Cleveland Flea for July

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — It has become one of the most popular flea markets in Northeast Ohio. The Cleveland Flea has four more dates scheduled for 2016. It features local retailers, artists, jewelers, food trucks, and of course, vintage and salvage finds. July’s Cleveland Flea is next Saturday in the 3600-hundred block of Superior Avenue. For more information, click here. 

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    Medical Examiner IDs man shot and killed outside his home

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the man shot and killed outside his home early Friday morning. Jerome Fullilove, 56, was found in the street outside his Orleans Avenue home just before 1 a.m. Friday. Cleveland Police are trying to figure out what lead to the shooting. They have not released any suspect information. Stay with Fox 8 and for updates on this developing story.    

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    Update: Missing Alliance man found safe

    ALLIANCE, Ohio — A missing Alliance man has been found safe after a missing adult alert was issued by the Stark County Sheriff’s Office. According to investigators, Charles Wrenz, 65,  left his Winona St. NE home on foot around 10:30 p.m. Thursday and had not returned. Wrenz suffers from Alzheimer’s disease.  

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    Five hospitalized after driver rams car in fight outside bar

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Five people had to be taken to the hospital after a fight outside a Cleveland bar. Officers were called to Your Place & Mine on East 55th Street near Broadway Avenue just before 3 a.m. Friday. Cleveland Police told Fox 8 a woman, who had been drinking, got into her car and rammed it into another vehicle with three people inside. The impact caused the woman’s car to flip over. A man who was standing outside the vehicles […]

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    How Ohio cities rate in ‘America’s Best Drivers Report’

    When it comes to safe driving, Northeast Ohioans are getting better. Allstate Insurance Company just released it’s annual “America’s Best Drivers Report.” Akron drivers are rated 32nd safest in the country. That’s up from 54th place last year. Cleveland drivers are ranked 68th safest — up from 70th last year. Columbus drivers are actually getting worse. They fell two spots to 121st safest in the country. Cincinnati came in last in the state at 160th place. The report is based […]

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    Drink up: NCAA loosening restrictions on alcohol sales at games

    OMAHA, Nebraska -- It's something you don't expect to see at a college sporting event -- fans holding a drink.