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    Parma Heights couple has quite the delivery story to tell their new son

    PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio – As any parent knows, babies have little wills of their own, and that extends to when and where they will enter the world. On February 19th, Roger and Megan Gibson were expecting their 2nd child, but the due date came and went as it does for many parents.  However 3 days later, on February 22nd, things changed very quickly. She’s a labor and delivery nurse at Fairview Hospital and he’s a Cuyahoga County deputy, but neither […]

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    First finalist announced in contest to win a 2-year lease on a Honda Civic

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – It’s your chance to win a 2-year-Honda Civic lease just by downloading our Fox 8 app. Tonight, Saturday, February 25, our finalist is Jackie Rock of Medina. We will be revealing a new finalist each night until the end of the Cleveland Auto Show, so you can try again every day! The winner of the Honda Civic lease, courtesy of the Northern Honda Dealers, will be revealed March 8. It’s easy to enter: Download or go to our […]

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    Cleveland Bomb Squad evacuates some residents from downtown apartment building

    CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Police Department’s bomb squad spent Saturday afternoon searching a downtown apartment building They were called out to the scene at Chester Avenue and East 12th Street shortly after 2 p.m. The squad blocked the entire intersection and evacuated at least one floor of the Sphere Apartments, sending residents out into the cold for about an hour. Details are limited but police confirm that this was connected to a Willoughby Police Department investigation.

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    Reports: Deron Williams to sign with Cavs after clearing waivers

    CLEVELAND – All-Star Dallas Mavericks guard Deron Williams has cleared waivers and will sign with the Cleveland Cavs, according to sources. Williams, 32, is being brought in to be Kyrie Irving’s back up. He reached a buyout agreement with his current team, the Mavs, last week. He is expected to sign with the Cavs on Monday, February 27. Deron Williams has cleared waivers, according to sources. He is expected to sign with the Cavs — Brian Windhorst (@WindhorstESPN) February 25, […]

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    Cleveland police collect, deliver socks to those who need them

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Giving back to others is what it’s all about. Cleveland police collected socks for the area’s homeless and delivered them Friday night. Thanks to both officers and the community, over 1,000 pairs of socks were collected! They were taken to St. Malachi.  An officer said a few years ago, he noticed the sock bin was empty and decided to do something about it. This is the officers’ third time doing this drive.

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    Happy birthday, Dick Goddard!

    Happy birthday to Dick Goddard! The legend turned 86 years old today. It looks like he had a wonderful celebration with family and friends, as you can tell in the video above! Leave your birthday wishes on our FOX 8 News Facebook page! 86 today !! The legend Dick Goddard @fox8news Happy Birthday!! pic.twitter.com/jsm7bwIYXT — john telich (@JohnTelich8) February 24, 2017

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    See what happens when husband takes on wife’s challenge to be ‘pregnant’ for 24 hours

    A Northeast Ohio man knows a little bit more about what his pregnant wife, Lindsay, is going through. Chris Balmert took on his wife’s challenge to be ‘pregnant’ for 24 hours. He strapped on an 8-pound medicine ball and wore it for a day. He did housework, picked up groceries, and stopped by the cell phone store. After a rough night of sleep and back pains, Chris admitted he was glad to take off the pregnancy gear. “I thought this would […]

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    Park says April the giraffe ‘close’ to giving birth

    HARPURSVILLE, New York — The wait is still on for April the giraffe, who is expecting her fourth calf any day now. The giraffe lives at the Animal Adventure Park in New York. Friday morning, the park posted on Facebook that April was looking great and “physical posturing and other activity observed would suggest we are close.” According to the park, April is 15 years old and is giving birth to her fourth calf. The calf will weigh around 150 pounds […]

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    Man suffers from mystery medical condition that requires him to wear bra

    MEARS, Mich. — A Michigan man has been basement-bound for nearly three years, after being stricken with a medical condition doctors can’t seem to solve. Fox 17 reports Dale Hawkey, 49, says the condition has caused his chest to develop thick corded muscle that is so painful that he wears a size 44L bra. He says in 1999 he was backed over by a truck. Doctors at that time put a piece of plastic into his spine. Now, Hawkey’s caregiver, […]

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    Survey reveals chores everyone dislikes the most

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — We all have to do chores, but it doesn’t mean we have to like them. A new survey from YouGov.co found that ironing was voted the worst. Fifty percent of British people hate ironing the most out of all the chores. Cleaning the house came in second followed by taking the trash out. Some things people seemed to enjoy more including laundry and vacuuming. The nation’s favorite chore is cooking. Read more here. 

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    Live feed of mom giraffe preparing to give birth back up after being suspended

      HARPURSVILLE, New York — “Baby Giraffe Watch” is back up and running at the Animal Adventure Park in New York. The park is live streaming April the giraffe, who is expecting a baby calf at any time. Millions had been watching the stream for hours until it was removed from YouTube early Thursday morning. The park said in a Facebook post: “YouTube has suspended the LIVE FEED for nudity & sexual content.” The stream was live again by about 9 a.m. […]

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    ‘A roof over my kids’ head is what’s important’: Single mom’s tax return Facebook post goes viral

    GAFFNEY, South Carolina — A single mom who lives in South Carolina is getting attention from people all over the country after sharing what she did with this year’s income tax return. WGHP reports that Christina has a 4-month-old and a 2-year-old. Knaack on Wednesday posted a photo of her return along with the following message: “I got back $5,600 on my taxes. Instead of buying my kids the latest Jordans or fancy electronics, I paid my rent for the YEAR,” she […]