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  • Mom of girl killed in Cleveland shooting speaks out: ‘They took my everything from me’

    CLEVELAND, Ohio– There are no words to properly convey the profound anguish felt by Saniyah Nicholson’s family members and especially her mother. The 9-year-old girl, who was sitting in a car at Harvard Avenue and Lee Road Wednesday night, was shot and killed when two groups were shooting at each other from across the roadway. Saniyah’s mother, Marshanette Daniels, says she would usually send her daughter inside the gym to pick up her brother from boxing, but on Wednesday, the 9-year-old stayed […]

  • President Trump says First Lady’s ‘I don’t care’ jacket refers to ‘Fake News Media’

    McALLEN, Texas —  First lady Melania Trump boarded a flight to a facility housing migrant children separated from their parents wearing a jacket that read “I really don’t care, do u?” The green hooded spring military jacket has the words written graffiti-style on the back. When asked what message the first lady’s jacket intended to send, spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham said: “It’s a jacket. There was no hidden message.” But, a short time later, the President himself tweeted the meaning behind the […]

  • Sheriff’s deputies to help patrol area where 9-year-old Cleveland girl was shot and killed

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cuyahoga County sheriff’s deputies will help patrol the area where a little girl was shot and killed in Cleveland. Saniyah Nicholson, 9, was in a car at Harvard Avenue and Lee Road Wednesday night while her mother went inside of DNA Level C Boxing Club to pick up her brother. Cleveland police said two groups were shooting at each other from across the roadway and the girl lost her life. County Executive Armond Budish, said in a […]

  • Ohio students could soon get a lesson in cursive writing

    In an era of texting, technology rules over an old fashioned penned letter for most children and teens. On Wednesday, Ohio House Bill 58, sponsored by House Education Committee Chairman Andrew Brenner, R-Powell, passed 87-4. The bill would create a curriculum to teach cursive to students in kindergarten through fifth grade. The state doesn’t currently require that cursive be taught in schools, and it’s not part of the multi-state Common Core standards on which Ohio’s standards are based. The bill […]

  • WWE wrestler Leon White — aka Vader — passes away

    WWE wrestler Leon White, better known as Vader, has passed away at the age of 63. According to WWE, he died Monday night. White began his sports-entertainment career in the 1980s after retiring from the NFL due to injury. He eventually became one of New Japan Pro Wrestling’s biggest stars and most fear competitors, according to WWE. He then transitioned to World Champion Wrestling, fighting with the likes of Sting and Ron Simmons. He became a three-time WCW World Champion. […]

  • Fairview police look for suspects involved in attempted smash-and-grab

    FAIRVIEW PARK- Fairview Park police are looking for the suspects involved in an attempted smash-and-grab Wednesday morning. It happened just after 4 a.m. at the Circle K/Marathon gas station on Lorain Road. Police say three suspects backed through the front of the gas station and  attempted to remove the ATM located by the entrance. After a failed attempt, they tried to ram the ATM a second time to break it open, but ended up getting the vehicle stuck on the […]

  • ‘Shame’: Protesters confront Homeland Security Secretary at Mexican restaurant

    WASHINGTON — “If kids don’t eat in peace, you don’t eat in peace.” That was the chant that Kirstjen Nielsen, the secretary of homeland security, heard as she attempted to eat at a Mexican restaurant in Washington Tuesday night. A group known as the Metro D.C. Democratic Socialists of America claimed responsibility for the protest inside the restaurant. The group posted an 11-minute video of the protest to Facebook. “Secretary Nielsen, how dare you spend your evening eating dinner here […]

  • Group protests Trump’s immigration policies in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND– A local group protested the Trump administration policy of separating families after illegal border crossings. It happened at 4 p.m. Tuesday at Market Square, located at West 25th Street and Lorain Avenue in Cleveland. President Donald Trump defended the policies on Monday in the face of rising national outrage over the forced separation of migrant children from their parents. Calling for tough action against illegal immigration, Trump declared the U.S. “will not be a migrant camp” on his watch. […]

  • Missing: Paul Sender

    FOX 8 has relaunched our missing persons segments with the help of Amanda Berry. We hope the segments will help loved ones reunite with their missing family members. Paul Sender, 17, was last seen February 8 on West 104th Street in Cleveland. He was wearing a red, black and white coat and jeans. Paul is 6’2″ and 162 pounds. Anyone with information is asked to call Det. VanBuren with the Cleveland Police Department at 216-623-2541. You can see the daily […]

  • Ohio’s sales tax holiday is back: Here are all the details for your back-to-school shopping!

    You’ll be doing your back-to-school shopping before you know it. It can get very expensive, but there’s some good news: Ohio’s sales tax holiday is back this year. Here are the dates and times you’ll want to mark on your calendar: The holiday starts at 12 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 3, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5.  During the holiday, the following items are exempt from sales and use tax:  — Clothing priced at $75 per item or […]

  • Auxiliary officer, scout leader sentenced to 8 years in prison for sexually assaulting Boy Scout

    OLMSTED FALLS, Ohio — A man who served as an assistant scout master and auxiliary police officer will spend eight years in prison for sexually assaulting a Boy Scout. Aaron Robertson, 30, pleaded guilty earlier this month to sexual battery and gross sexual imposition. Investigators say he used his position in the Boy Scouts to sexually assault a boy. Olmsted Falls police, for whom he worked as an auxiliary officer,  arrested him in 2017. Robertson will also serve five years […]

  • Trains replaced with buses between two RTA stations after tree falls on tracks

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Due to a tree falling on the tracks, buses have replaced red, blue and green line services between East 55th Street and Tower City stations. It happened Tuesday morning as storms and rain moved through the area. For more information, click here.