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    Cases connected? Armed robbers hit area businesses

    WILLOUGHBY, Ohio — A terrifying ordeal for the clerks working at a couple of area gas stations that were robbed late Thursday and early Friday. According to Willoughby police, two men pointed a gun at a clerk working at the True North Shell Gas Station on Ridge Road just before 2 a.m. The clerk gave the robbers an unknown amount of cash from the register. The clerk was able to give police a description of the gun and the suspects. Late Thursday, two […]

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    Spears, Corden recreate iconic music video in epic ‘Carpool Karaoke’

    HOLLYWOOD, California — The “Princess of Pop” joined the “King of Karaoke” for an epic “Carpool Karaoke.” Pop superstar Britney Spears appeared in a nine minute segment on Thursday’s “The Late Late Show with James Corden.” The duo tackled some of Spears’ biggest hits like “Oops!… I Did it Again,” “Toxic,” “Womanizer,” and “Hit Me Baby One More Time.” For the latter song, Corden sported a braided, blond wig and the school girl outfit that Spears wore in the video that […]

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    Study: Divorces spike following summer vacation and winter holidays

    SEATTLE, Washington — It turns out a summer vacation and celebrating the holidays might be bad for your marriage. Researchers at the University of Washington found those are the two times of year when couples are most likely to file for divorce. According to the UK Daily Mail, researchers analyzed divorce filings between 2001 and 2015. They found they consistently peaked in March and August, the periods following Christmas and New Years and summer vacations. “People tend to face the […]

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    Former Disney star comes out as bisexual, thanks fans for support

    HOLLYWOOD, California — It’s becoming less and less of a shock when a celebrity comes out as gay or bisexual. Former Disney star Bella Thorne is the latest star to do so. It is who she is dating that might surprise some people. On Monday, Thorne retweeted a picture of her kissing a woman who appears to be Bella Pendergast. Pendergast is Thorne’s best friend and the ex-girlfriend of Thorne’s brother, Remy. wake me up when these damn girls will officially […]

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    Downtown disco: Traffic and street lights malfunctioning

    CLEVELAND — It looked a little like a disco on the streets of downtown Cleveland early Wednesday morning. Traffic and street lights were malfunctioning and randomly blinking along East 9th Street and other parts of downtown. Cleveland Police said it was a Cleveland Public Power issue. According to police, the problem has affected several blocks near Public Square and areas north of Progressive Field. It was not immediately known when the problem might be fixed. If you encounter a traffic […]

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    Remembering Carson Higgins: 12-year-old St. Jude patient has died

    Our St. Jude ambassador, Carson Higgins, has passed away. We first featured Carson’s fight with neuroblastoma, a cancer of the nervous system,  and his positive outlook back in 2013. Carson was diagnosed with neuroblastoma when he was 3 years old. Sadly, after years of being in remission, his illness returned around Thanksgiving time last year. We talked with Carson via SKYPE back in March,  while he was receiving treatment at St.Jude Hospital in Memphis. Carson and his family, who live […]

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    Natalie wins morning show frog jumping contest

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Fox 8 anchor Natalie Herbick won bragging rights and a Frog Jump Festival t-shirt in a contest among the morning show anchors. The contest was held outside the Fox 8 studios Thursday to promote the upcoming Frog Jump Festival in Valley City. The 55th annual Frog Jump Festival is this Sunday at Mill Stream Park. It features frog jumping, games, food, and entertainment. For more information, click here.

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    Man gets into scuffle with police at shooting scene

    AKRON, Ohio — A man was taken into custody after getting into a scuffle with police at the scene of a shooting in Akron. The shooting happened just before 2 a.m. Thursday at an apartment complex on Toby Terrace. When officers arrived, they found a woman had been shot in the chest. Police told Fox 8 the woman was conscious and breathing when she was taken to Akron General Hospital. Her condition was not immediately available. Investigators said they had […]

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    Dig This: AJ says don’t worry about your brown, crunchy lawn

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Unless you are running the sprinkler a lot, there is a good chance your lawn is brown and crunchy.

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    Legacy Village full of food and fun

    LYNDHURST, Ohio -- A whole lot of food and fun to be had at Legacy Village in the month of August.

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    Local pet bakery offers doggie treats for a good cause

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Krysten Ross and her son Damien love their dog T-Rex.

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    Storms cause damage and power outages throughout Northeast Ohio

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Cleanup is underway in Cleveland Heights after stormy weather moved through late last night. Fox 8 crews found a number of trees and power lines down along a five-block stretch of Coventry Road just north of Cedar Road. The trees have been pushed to the side of the roads to make them passable. Caution tape is up around any downed power lines. There were also reports of trees and power lines down along Mentor Road in […]