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    WATCH: Lake Shore Power Plant smoke stack comes crashing down

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The next time you drive by the Lake Shore Power Plant along the Shoreway, the view will be a little bit different. The 306-foot brick and concrete smoke stack and 170-foot boiler house at the FirstEnergy plant came crashing down early Friday morning. Fox 8 had three cameras covering the implosion. Lake Shore Power Station implosion tight shot. @fox8news @firstenergycorp — Eric Hunker (@ehunker) February 24, 2017 Lake Shore Power Station implosion wide shot. The smoke […]

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    Woman with eating disorder dies after court grants her that right

    MORRISTOWN, New Jersey — A woman battling a severe eating disorder who won the right to refuse forced feeding has died, according to her attorney. A.G., as the woman is referred to in court documents, died on Monday, three months after she won the right to refuse a feeding tube in a New Jersey court. Judge Paul Armstrong granted her the right to “live free from medical intervention” in an opinion delivered in Morris County Superior Court in November. The […]

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    Elderly woman injured in apartment bathroom fire

    BEDFORD HEIGHTS, Ohio — Investigators with the State Fire Marshal responded to a fire at an apartment building in Bedford Heights. The fire broke out just before 1 a.m. Thursday at the Southgate Apartments on Northfield Road. Firefighters said the fire started in the bathroom of a unit on the fourth floor. An elderly woman was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center with unknown injuries. Her name and condition were unknown. Several nearby fire departments also responded to the fire. The […]

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    Man hospitalized after shooting in strip club parking lot

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Police are investigating a shooting in the parking lot of a strip club. According to police, the shooting happened just after 2 a.m. Thursday in the parking lot of Secrets on Brookpark Road. Police said one man was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. He was listed in serious condition. Police took at least one person into custody. A Parma Police cruiser was in the area when the gunshots were fired and responded to the […]

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    New school in Maine teaches adults how to ‘adult’

    PORTLAND, Maine — It’s a school that has taken criticism for “coddling” adults. But the founders of “The Adulting School” say they are helping people with real problems. Those problems include: paying bills on time, interviewing for a job, learning to cook instead of ordering takeout, and relationships. The school was founded by Rachel Weinstein, a psychotherapist, and Katie Brunelle, a former public school teacher. Their website says, “You’re smart and capable – your education just didn’t provide you with […]

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    Second person dies following Medina apartment building explosion

    MEDINA, Ohio — A second person has died following an explosion and fire at a Medina apartment building. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s office said Sheila Drake, 51, died Monday at MetroHealth Medical Center in Cleveland. Drake and her husband suffered extensive burns after the apartment they lived in caught fire in the early morning hours of Thursday, February 9th. They went back into the building to try to rescue their 18-year-old son, who was bedridden. He died in the fire. […]

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    Robbery suspects taken to hospital following high-speed chase

    AKRON, Ohio — Five people were taken to the hospital Tuesday morning after crashing a stolen getaway car while trying to outrun the police. Akron Police said a stolen Honda crashed into a pole at the intersection of Lawton Street and Hartford Avenue in Akron. Police told FOX 8 the driver lost control during a chase that lasted less than 30 seconds, but reached speeds of up to 70 miles per hour. The people inside the car were wanted in connection with […]

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    Police identify victim in playground shooting, search for suspects

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Police have identified the teenager shot and killed on a playground Sunday night. Devin Price, 17, was found with a gunshot wound  in the playground area of AJ Rickoff Elementary School on East 147th Street around 6 p.m. Sunday. He was taken to University Hospitals where he was pronounced dead. Police said he was with a group of juveniles in the playground when a light-colored sedan pulled up. Two men got out of the vehicle and […]

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    Police capture suspect wanted in connection with rape and carjacking

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland Police said they captured a suspect wanted in connection with a rape and carjacking. An alert officer spotted a vehicle matching the description of the victim’s vehicle around 2:15 a.m. Thursday. That vehicle struck a police cruiser at the intersection of East 147th Street and Hampstead Avenue. The impact caused the vehicle to slide off the road. Police said two men inside the vehicle ran off in opposite directions. One of the suspects was captured about […]

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    Survey: Majority of Americans plan to use tax refund to save, pay off debt

    LOS ANGELES, California — If you’re lucky enough to be getting a tax refund this year, there’s a good chance you’ll use it to pay off debt or putting it in the bank. A new survey from GOBankingRates finds nearly 80-percent of Americans who are receiving a refund will use the money to pay off debt or put it in savings. That’s up four percent from last year.   Here is how Americans are spending their tax return: Put the […]

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    Kasich calls for Ohio teachers to job shadow for license renewal

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — It’s a controversial new element of the proposed state budget. Ohio Governor John Kasich wants teachers to job shadow as a requirement to have their teaching license renewed. Below is how the portion of the proposal reads: “Beginning September 1, 2018, the state board of education’s rules for the renewal of educator licenses shall require each applicant for renewal of a license to complete an on-site work experience with a local business or chamber of commerce as […]

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    Ricki Lake shares heartbreaking story about ex-husband and ‘soulmate’

    Actress and former talk show host Ricki Lake shared a heartbreaking story about the man she called her “beloved soulmate.” In a Facebook post, Lake said that he “succumbed to his life long struggle with bipolar disorder.” “For anyone who has ever lost a family member or friend to mental illness, my heart goes out to you,” she wrote. According to People magazine, Lake was married to Christian Evans from 2012 until 2015. “He was a man of love and […]