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  • Photos: Fox 8 viewers catch cool shots of shelf clouds moving through NE Ohio

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Fox 8 viewers are sharing several photos of shelf clouds moving through Northeast Ohio this morning. Looks like a shelf cloud with Lake County storm this morning. Photo taken from #fox8cleveland roof — Scott Sabol (@ScottSabolFOX8) June 22, 2017 A warm front was moving through the area, and some parts of Northeast Ohio could see some showers. Did you snap any cool photos of the front moving through? If you’re on your desktop, click the ‘submit […]

  • Watch: This breakdancing gorilla will make your entire day!

    DALLAS — Sometimes you just have to dance it out. Zola, a 14-year-old male Western lowland gorilla, lives at the Dallas Zoo — and he loves to have a good time. A video shared by the zoo this week shows Zola splashing and dancing in a blue swimming pool. and he REALLY gets into it! The pool is one of many enrichment items the gorilla keepers use to engage primates, according to the zoo. The zoo says on its website […]

  • Watch: Medina family shares ‘super’ news with one of the best baby announcements ever!

    MEDINA, Ohio — It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a…baby! A local couple expecting their second child has used their love of superheros to come up with a “super idea” to announce the big news. Dad Ryan Sneltzer, of Medina, said he’s always been a huge comic book fan, so with all the superhero movies out right now, “we thought it would be a cool idea that people would love.” He said his wife came up with the idea […]

  • Police: Texas Mom was on Facebook Messenger as 6-month-old daughter died

    RENO, Texas — A Texas mother has been charged in the drowning of her baby daughter while police say she was on Facebook. Dallas News reports that Cheyenne Summer Stuckey, 21, told authorities that she left her 6-month-old baby, Zayla, alone in the bathtub with the water running when she became distracted with another child, Facebook Messenger and a loud TV. When she remembered the baby, she was unresponsive and floating face down in the bathtub, according to police. Stuckey […]

  • Congratulations! St. Jude Dream Home winner and other prize winners revealed

    AVON, Ohio — Dream day is here and for one lucky northeast Ohio resident the dream is now a reality. Congratulations to Lois Wells, from Dover, the St. Jude Dream Home 2017 winner. The home, valued at nearly $450,000,  was built by Cleveland Custom Homes and located in the Red Tail Golf Community in Avon, Ohio. Here is a list of prizes and winners: 6 a.m. Winners Drawn:  Young Team Realtors – $1,000 VISA  Gift Card-Laura Straka, Painesville $1,500 Visa […]

  • Pics: We want to see your gardening pics

    After hours of hard work of weeding, planting and watering your garden, we want to see the fruits of your labor. Be sure to send us a picture of your garden, YOUR NAME AND LOCATION by clicking the submit button below. Your picture could be used during FOX 8 News in The Morning.

  • ‘Very humbling’: LeBron gushes about NE Ohio during awesome thank you surprise for Goodyear workers

    AKRON, Ohio — LeBron James surprised employees at Goodyear in Akron this week to show his pride and gratitude for the what the company “has done for this city…and for people all around the world.” James posted video of the visit on Instagram Wednesday. In it, he is seen meeting workers, taking selfies and having a pretty good time during his first tour of the company. “It’s very humbling, man,” he said. “Being a kid from Akron, you never think […]

  • Reports: Cavs offer Chauncey Billups 5-year deal to be new GM

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — There are multiple reports that Chauncey Billups has been offered a five-year deal to be the new general manager for the Cleveland Cavaliers.  ESPN reports that Billups met with Cavs owner Dan Gilbert Tuesday in Detroit and came to Cleveland for meetings with staff Wednesday. According to reports, Billups has yet to accept the offer. Billups is the first person to meet with Gilbert since he parted ways with general manager David Griffin this week when talks […]

  • Sega launching new service allowing mobile users to play ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’, other classics for free

    Sega! Classic games like “Sonic,” “Altered Beast,” “Phantasy Star II,” “Kid Chameleon” and “Comix Zone are coming right to our smartphones. #SEGAForever reveals all! First games rolling out in the next 24 hours! — SEGA Forever (@SEGAForever) June 21, 2017 Sega has announced that starting June 22, the new Sega Forever service will allow smart phone users to play the games — for free! They’ll also get online leader boards, be able to save their progress to clouds, […]

  • Hummus products sold at stores nationwide recalled due to ‘possible health risk’

    House of Thaller has issued a voluntary recall of 10-ounce packages of Hummus with Pine Topping due to concerns with possible listeria contamination. According to the FDA, the products come in 10 ounce, clear, round plastic cups with a clear or colored plastic lid: Fresh Foods Market Artisan Hummus, Pine Nuts – clear lid edge Lantana White Bean Hummus with Pine Nut & Herb Topping – white or beige striped lid edge Marketside Classic Hummus with Pine Nuts – solid […]

  • Suspect in 5 North Royalton, Lake Township murders appears in court

    CLEVELAND — The man accused of killing three women in North Royalton as well as a couple in North Canton appeared in court again Wednesday. George Brinkman, 45, faces aggravated murder, kidnapping and tampering with evidence charges in the deaths of Suzanne Taylor, 45, Taylor Pifer, 21, and Kylie Pifer, 18, were found dead in their home. Brinkman is also charged with murder in the slayings of his employers, 71-year-old Rogell Eugene John and 64-year-old Roberta Ray John. The couple’s bodies […]

  • Prodigy, half of rap duo Mobb Deep, dead at 42

    NEW YORK (AP) — Rapper Prodigy, a member of the hardcore New York hip-hop duo Mobb Deep, has died. He was 42. The rapper’s publicist said in a statement Tuesday that Prodigy was hospitalized a few days ago in Las Vegas “for complications caused by a sickle cell anemia crisis.” Prodigy has battled sickle cell since birth and was in Las Vegas for a performance. The exact cause of death was not clear, the representative said. TMZ released a story […]