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  • Former ‘Today’ staffer reveals alleged affair with former host Matt Lauer

    A former “Today” show staffer has revealed a short-lived, on-going affair she claims to have had with former host Matt Lauer. Addie Collins Zinone gave a first-person account of the alleged affair to Variety. Zinone, who is now married, said she was 24-years-old when she started working for NBC’s “Today” show following a summer internship. She said Lauer, who was fired last month amid sexual misconduct allegations, began messaging her just a few weeks before she was leaving NBC for […]

  • ‘Celebration of Life’ planned for brothers killed in crash

    PLAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Plain Local School district is asking students to share information about a “Celebration of Life” for brothers killed in a car crash last week. Aaron Laudermilt, 18, and Kevin Laudermilt, 16, were both students at GlenOak High School. The school will host a “Celebration of Life” on Friday, Dec. 15th at 7 p.m. In a post on Facebook, the district said, “We appreciate the outpouring of love and support that has been shown from our […]

  • Report: Jose Canseco loses job after series of ‘harassment’ tweets

    It looks like a series of tweets by former Oakland Athletics slugger Jose Canseco has cost him his job as a baseball analyst. Canseco, 53, started his tweets by posting “What is going on with all these politicians molesting women I’ve been molested by several women and never complained.” What is going on with all these politicians molesting women I've been molested by several women and never complained — Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) December 12, 2017 Several minutes later he tweeted […]

  • SWAT team clears scene of standoff in Akron

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Police SWAT team has cleared the scene of a standoff along Dennison Avenue early Tuesday morning. Police said a man was barricaded in a home. Shelburn Avenue was blocked from Dennison Avenue to Ripley Avenue. By 8:45 a.m., the scene was clear. Police did not release any additional information.  

  • Indians minor league clubhouse manager dies at Browns game

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Cleveland Indians’ minor league team, the Columbus Clippers, announced Monday that their clubhouse manager died Sunday. The Columbus Dispatch reported that Pruzinsky went into cardiac arrest while attending the Cleveland Browns game at FirstEnergy Stadium. The Columbus Clippers are saddened today by the untimely passing of Clubhouse Manager Matt Pruzinsky. Matt joined the Clippers in 2010 and left an indelible mark on the Clippers and Cleveland @Indiansorganizations. He will be sorely missed. pic.twitter.com/tFaCf8FvLq — Columbus Clippers […]

  • Munson Elementary 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.

  • 1 suspect captured, 3 on run, following string of shootings and carjackings

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland police are looking for three young men wanted for a string of carjackings and shootings. Just before 3 a.m. Friday, a person reported being behind a Chevy Silverado at a red light at W. 54th St. and Bridge Ave. When the light turned green, the driver reported honking the horn. That’s when the young men in the Silverado began shooting. The driver was not hit and drove away. A short time later, the same thing happened […]

  • Family on officer who saved newborn: ‘He’s an angel’

    SAVANNAH, Georgia — A police officer in Georgia is being called a hero for rushing to the scene to help a desperate mother after her baby stopped breathing. Officer William Eng works for the Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department. Last Saturday he heard a crew dispatched to a nearby apartment complex for a baby that had stopped breathing. “We need an ambulance. We need an ambulance,” a frantic caller said to a 911 dispatcher. “My mama’s baby has stopped breathing. Please […]

  • City releases statement regarding federal investigation at Cleveland City Hall

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The city of Cleveland has released a statement regarding an investigation at city hall. It says: “It is an ongoing investigation by federal agencies. While we do not discuss ongoing investigations we will fully cooperate.” Investigators from several federal agencies were “present” in Cleveland City Hall after business hours Wednesday for “authorized law enforcement activity,” an IRS spokesperson told Fox 8. Craig Casserly, who works in the Criminal Investigation Division of the Internal Revenue Service, confirmed that […]

  • Lakewood High 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.

  • Woman critically injured in high-speed collision

    AKRON, Ohio — A woman was critically injured when a car travelling at very high speeds ran a red light and crashed into her vehicle, Akron police said. The crash happened around 1:30 a.m. Thursday at the intersection of S. Maple St. and Rhodes Ave. Akron police said an officer passed a car going at least 80 miles-per-hour in a 25 mile-per-hour zone. When police turned around to follow the driver, an officer witnessed the driver run a red light […]

  • New survey shows most want to receive handwritten Christmas cards

    Have you found yourself getting fewer Christmas cards each year? You might be able to blame the internet and social media for the decline. But a new survey out of Ireland shows most people still want to receive handwritten cards, newstalk.com reported. An Post — the state-owned postal service provider in Ireland — found that 68% of adults say they would prefer to receive a handwritten Christmas card from family and friends. Surprisingly, the percentage doesn’t change much among older […]