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    Northeast Ohio doctor calls U.S. Ebola diagnosis ‘inevitable’

    For the first time, a patient in an American hospital has been diagnosed with Ebola. The news came Tuesday, raising fear and uncertainty in the American people. The unidentified man was being treated at a Dallas hospital. He didn’t show symptoms until after four or five days of arriving in the United States from Liberia. Fox 8 News spoke with Dr. Frank Esper of University Hospitals to learn more about what it means for America, the world and Northeast Ohio. […]

  • Wine and Gold Scrimmage to attract crowds 20K strong

    LeBron James, Kyrie Irving and Kevin Love … all on the same court. The public will get to see it for the first time Wednesday at the Wine and Gold Scrimmage. Tickets were free and attracted some 20,000 fans. The current Cavaliers roster will be split in half for two 20-minute halves. The Cavalier Girls, Scream Team and Moon Dog will be there.  Fan activities and giveaways will also be part of the event. Seating is first come, first served, […]

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    Download: Is Thanksgiving doomed?

    Black Friday shopping may overtake Thanksgiving. Industry consultants say retailers may open even earlier, according to WSJ.com. That means Thanksgiving could potentially turn into a full shopping day. The hours are expected to be released later this month or early November.

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    This is the trick to getting a good nap

    A doctor who wrote an article for the Telegraph says yes, naps are good for you! But here’s the key … only nap for 15 minutes, 30 tops. The doctor says any longer will create sleep inertia — that feeling of grogginess and not wanting to wake up. The nap is known to improve mood, alertness and performance. Knowing that, some work places allow people to nap on the job. The article stated even pilots sometimes nap while in flight, […]

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    Seen on TV: 10/1/14

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Wednesday, October 1: Click here for Woollybear Festival coverage Click here for Kasim Sulton Click here to Woman Up and get your mammogram Click here for the Greater Cleveland Aquarium Click here for Pancake Art Click here for Cavs single game ticket information Click here for more on how to take part in the FOX 8 ‘foot bald’ segment’ Click here for information on the flu shot Click here for Indians ticket […]

  • Wet roads lead to fiery crash, serious injuries in Newbury

    NEWBURY, Ohio — Rescuers were called to an accident involving a dump truck, and an Armored car on SR 87, just east of Munn Rd. in Newbury at around 11 a.m. Tuesday. The Ohio State Highway Patrol said the Armored car lost control on wet roads and crossed the center line, striking the dump truck. A fire broke out after the collision. The driver and a passenger in the dump truck, along with the driver and a passenger in the […]

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    2 Northeast Ohio locations among ‘America’s most haunted’

    CLEVELAND — You don’t need Halloween to have a paranormal encounter, you just need Northeast Ohio. Two of the most haunted places in America are right in our backyard, according to a book released Tuesday. Theresa Argie and Eric Olsen, co-authors of “America’s Most Haunted: The Secrets of Famous Paranormal Places” talked with Fox 8 News about their personal experiences. “A couple things that happened when I was a child did spook me, but only enough to get me more […]

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    3rd suspect in gas station shooting charged

    CANTON, Ohio — The last of three men accused of taking part in a gas station robbery that ended with the death of two suspects was charged Tuesday. The Canton Police Department announced detectives obtained warrants to charge Darrnell Newman, 19, with complicity to felonious assault, aggravated robbery and two counts of aggravated murder. Newman, of Canton, was arrested at 11 a.m. Friday on unrelated charges for receiving stolen property. Police say surveillance video shows Newman, Ronnie Lawson, 21, and […]

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    School district cancels class due to domestic dispute

    MONROEVILLE, Ohio — A school district in Huron County canceled class for Tuesday because of a domestic incident. According to the Monroeville police, officers were called to a trailer near Route 20 and Perkins Alley around 2:30 a.m. for a dispute. They were trying to make contact with a man inside who may have a weapon and the efforts lasted into the morning rush hour. Monroeville Local Schools first declared a two-hour delay then canceled class entirely because buses would […]

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    Seen on TV: 9/30/14

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Tuesday, September 30: Click here for Woollybear Festival coverage Click here for the Greater Cleveland Aquarium Click here for America’s Most Haunted (email t.argie@yahoo.com to register for book signing) Click here for Pancake Art Click here for Pop Culture Click here for Walk to End Alzheimer’s Click here for the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Click here for Cavs single game ticket information Click here for the Black Keys guitar auction Click here for […]

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    Mentor woman charged in murder of mother

    MENTOR, Ohio — A woman has been charged with one count of murder, accused of killing her mother. Mentor police said Dawn Pierce, 56, was arraigned Monday afternoon and is being held on a $5 million bond.The victim has been identified as the suspect’s mother, Lillian Pierce, 86. The Lake County Sheriff’s Office encountered the suspect on Sunday around 9:30 a.m. when they were called to Mentor Avenue in Painesville Township to check on a woman lying on the ground […]

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    Cleveland encourages residents to participate in ‘Meatless Mondays’

    CLEVELAND — You’re urged to go meatless, Cleveland.  Particularly on Mondays. Councilman Joe Cimperman and the NE Ohio Sierra Club spoke about the Meatless Monday initiative on Monday. It’s a national and international movement that encourages people to find alternative ways to eat and dine on Mondays. “It’s important to let people know there’s choices out there,” Cimperman said. The city passed a resolution declaring, “the City of Cleveland recognizes the benefits of a diet high in fruits and vegetables […]