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  • Sunview Elementary School is a ‘Cool School!’

    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 FOX8.com after the poll is closed.

  • LIVE VIDEO: As #GiraffeWatch continues, the internet thinks ‘we’re really close’

      HARPURSVILLE, New York — If you ask people on Twitter, they’ll tell you April the giraffe is getting “really close” to giving birth. What do a bunch of random people from around the world know? Who knows, but millions of people have invested millions of hours watching April for the past several weeks. She became an internet sensation when the Animal Adventure Park provided a live stream of the giraffe ahead of her giving birth to her fourth calf. […]

  • Police: Man found shot in car has died

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Police said the man who was found in a car with a gunshot wound to his neck has died. The 35-year-old, who has not been identified, was taken to Fairview Hospital after being found in a car in the 41-hundred block of Rocky River Drive just before 1:30 a.m. Friday. Police said the man was shot at another location. Officers searched several area of Lorain Avenue for a possible shooting scene. It was not immediately known […]

  • Thousands are rallying around a man named ‘Brad’ and his wife

    CORYDON, Indiana — If you’ve been on social media over the past few days, there’s a good chance you’ve seen something about a guy named “Brad” and people wanting justice for his wife. The Indiana man named Bradley Reid Byrd posted to the Cracker Barrel Facebook page asking: “Why did you fire my wife?” He went on to say that she worked for the restaurant chain for 11 years and was fired on his birthday. Comedian Amiri King brought the […]

  • April the giraffe is a ‘bit moody’

      HARPURSVILLE, New York — You try being pregnant for 15 months and see how you feel! The latest report from vets at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York is that April is a “bit moody.” But in a post on the park’s Facebook page, vets said the pregnant giraffe had been “a happy girl earlier” in the day. She continues to show signs of getting ready to deliver her fourth calf. Her “back end is huge” and […]

  • Ohio girl calls 911 from back of SUV as parents overdose

    CINCINNATI, Ohio — A terrified Ohio girl had to call 911 from the backseat of an SUV after her parents overdosed on heroin. The call was made to a 911 dispatcher in Cincinnati last Saturday, WLWT-TV reported. “I’m scared,” the girl told the dispatcher. “I know you’re scared, but you’ll be o.k. It will be alright,” the dispatcher responded. The girl was unable to tell the dispatcher where she was — so they kept her on the phone until they […]

  • Public toilets: To cover the seat or not?

    When you gotta go, you gotta go. And many times that means you have to use a public toilet. But do you reach for a cover or toilet paper to cover the seat? Or throw caution to the wind and just sit down? According to USA Today, you’re better off sitting on the bare seat. Public health experts say toilet seat covers are absorbent and tiny bacteria and viruses can easily pass through them. Toilet paper might make things even […]

  • ODOT worker taken to hospital after truck is hit by stolen car

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A driver with the Ohio Department of Transportation was taken to the hospital after a truck he was driving was hit by a stolen car. It happened along I-90 eastbound near E. 185th Street just before 4:30 a.m. Wednesday. The ODOT truck was stopped along the highway to perform road work when it was hit. The driver of the truck was transported by EMS with injuries that were not believed to be life-threatening. Another ODOT worker told […]

  • Teacher accused of kidnapping student researched teen marriage, officials say

    NASHVILLE, Tennessee — A Tennessee teacher who authorities believe abducted a student had conducted research on teen marriage, authorities told HLN on Tuesday night. “That is an issue that we have some major concerns of because it might potentially speak to his intentions for her,” Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine said of Tad Cummins. The spokesman said he could not get into specifics. Officials also are trying to authenticate a statement made by the student’s family, DeVine said. […]

  • Suspect runs over officer’s foot while fleeing

    KIRTLAND, Ohio — A Euclid police officer had his foot run over while trying to make a traffic stop early Tuesday morning. Just before 2 a.m., police said the officer tried to stop a vehicle. When the officer approached the car, the driver took off running over the officer’s foot. Officers from Euclid, Willoughby Hills and Kirtland chased the vehicle for about 15 minutes. Euclid PD involved in low-speed chase after officers foot was run over during traffic stop. Officer […]

  • April’s vet says she’s happy, healthy, but still not in labor

      HARPURSVILLE, New York — A vet for the world’s most famous pregnant giraffe says “there simply isn’t enough consistent data to say tomorrow she’ll go into labor.” That was included in the Monday evening update on April posted on the Animal Adventure Park’s Facebook page. The vet said labor can be predicted for animals like dogs, cats, horses, cows, and goats — but not giraffes. April was described as “still happy, still healthy, still not in labor.” “So today […]

  • Police: Man leads officers on high-speed chase with woman and child in car

    MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio — Middleburg Heights police said a man lead them on a high-speed chase after they tried to make a traffic stop. Police tried to stop the car around 12:30 a.m. Monday. Officers said that’s when the car drove out of the city traveling east on Interstate 480 and then north on State Route 176. Officers said the chase reached speeds of up to 100 mph. Middleburg HTS PD high-speed chase ends in crash in CLE. CPD apprehend […]