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  • Watch emotional surprise of a lifetime for military mom at nursing school graduation

    MANKATO, Minn. — A military mom got the surprise of a lifetime during one of the biggest moments of her life. USA Today reports that Penny Pearson recently graduated from nursing school. Pearson knew her husband would be at her pinning ceremony — but her son, Duston, 29, was deployed in Kuwait. Or so she thought. When it was Pearson’s turn to be pinned at the ceremony, her son’s name was announced, he appeared, and she broke into tears of joy. “It […]

  • Four-day school weeks becoming a growing trend in U.S.

    It’s a growing trend across the U.S. — many school districts are considering, and in some cases implementing, a four-day school week. Fox News reports that the shift is happening especially in rural school districts. Fox News reports that 88 districts in Colorado, 30 districts in Oregon and almost half the school districts in Montana have four-day weeks. The reason for many districts is to help bring down costs and enrich the learning environment with extracurricular development for pupils, Fox […]

  • Math and science skills put to the test as students show off Soap Box Derby cars

    It’s an annual tradition that draws hundreds of young racers and their families to Akron every year. This year, a division of the All-American Soap Box Derby will include a new partnership with the University of Akron. Students at Seiberling Community Learning Center in Akron showed off their Soap Box Derby cars on Wednesday that will be competing in the the Gravity Racing Challenge STEM Team Competition this May. The program is the Derby’s education-based initiative where students work in the classroom […]

  • Authorities find veteran’s badly decomposed body, charge 3 family members of collecting his benefits

    WAINWRIGHT, Ohio — Police say three family members of a Wainwright home spent the social security payments of a veteran whose body was found badly decomposed in their living room. Deputies said they made the gruesome discovery while they were following up on a welfare check on 71-year-old Bob Harris, whom neighbors say they hadn’t seen for an extended period of time. Police say they became more suspicious after learning that  Harris’ debit card for his social security was still being used. […]

  • As we get ready to celebrate National Puppy Day, here’s what to know before adopting

    National Puppy Day is Thursday, March 23. In honor of the adorable pups, the Better Business Bureau of Akron offers advice on how to adopt wisely. That advice includes adopting from businesses or breeders who are ethical, and how to deal with puppy mills — breeding facilities with the emphasis on profit rather than the welfare of the dogs.  The BBB offers the following tips on what to be aware of when it comes to disguised online puppy mills:  ·     Willingness to ship […]

  • Man sentenced to 10 years in prison for robbery, attack on Indians fan after World Series game

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man was sentenced Wednesday to 10 years in prison for robbing and attacking an Indians fan following World Series Game 6 in Cleveland. Anthony Johnson must also pay restitution for the money and cell phone he stole. The victim was walking from Progressive Field back to his downtown hotel at about 11:30 p.m. on Nov. 1 when he was assaulted and robbed. Jesse Green, an Indians fan from Coral Gables, Florida, suffered a fractured jaw, concussion […]

  • Mom, friend charged in beating death of 5-year-old girl

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Two women were both issued $1 million bonds after being charged in connection with the death of a 5-year-old Cleveland girl. The girl’s mother, Tequila Crump, 26, and Crump’s friend, Ursula Owens, 37, face felonious assault charges in the case and appeared in Cleveland Municipal Court Wednesday morning. The case will now go to a grand jury, and more charges are likely. According to police reports, a 911 call was made around 11 p.m. Friday. The caller reported a child […]

  • College student writes hilarious ‘dating resume’ after being turned down for date

    MICHIGAN — It can be tough at times when you’re single to know what others are looking for. But one Michigan State University student is getting attention for his attempt at making it easier. Fox 2 reports Joey Adams, 21, created a “dating resume” after asking a girl out who eventually rejected him. He claims the girl asked if he had a resume, and when he didn’t, she said ‘no.’ Now, he’s better prepared and people are taking notice. Some […]

  • Police: 19-year-old crashes through Fairview Park home, then runs away

    FAIRVIEW PARK, Ohio — A 19-year-old Cleveland woman could face charges after being accused of crashing through a Fairview Park house and then fleeing the scene. According to a release from the City of Fairview Park, it happened at around 10:50 p.m. March 19. A silver Chevrolet Equinox hit a house in the 4600 block of West 228th Street in Fairview Park. The female driver of the vehicle panicked and fled the scene on foot prior to the arrival of police. […]

  • Judge places baby found outside vacant home in custody of Children and Family Services

    CLEVELAND, Ohio– A baby found outside a vacant home in Cleveland Sunday night has been placed in the custody of Children and Family Services. That decision was made by a judge during a hearing on Tuesday. The child’s mother is in jail and did not appear at the hearing. On Monday, the I-Team uncovered new information about the case. Sunday night, Cuyahoga County social workers turned to the I-Team and the public. A woman called a hotline saying she had found a […]

  • Founder of Cleveland’s Singing Angels has passed away

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The founder of Cleveland’s The Singing Angels has passed away. Bill Boehm started The Singing Angels in 1964 — a group of young singers representing the diversity of Cleveland. The group has traveled around the world performing for popes, presidents and pop stars. They have performed numerous times on FOX 8 News as well. According to The Singing Angels Facebook page, the family has requested a private funeral service, but many of the Angels alumni are planning a […]

  • Severe weather tips to keep you safe

    Warmer temps mean the chance for severe weather.  Here are important tips to remember to keep you and your family safe during the warmer weather hazards. When facing a flood, Turn Around Don’t Drown: The National Weather Service reports that more deaths happen every year due to flooding than any other weather-related hazard. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over half of all flood-related drownings happen when a vehicle is driven into flood waters. Here are tips […]