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    3 people shot at Akron barbershop, suspect remains on the loose

    AKRON-Akron police are investigating a shooting that happened at a barbershop Thursday morning. Akron police Lt. Rick Edwards told FOX 8 News, shortly before 11 a.m. three people were shot inside RP’s Blade Academy Barbershop on West Exchange street. The barbershop was packed with customers at this time. Police said the suspect was sitting in the barber chair and had an apron on.  A 20-year-old man walked in and started yelling for the suspect to get out of the chair. That […]

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    Former Richfield police officer sentenced for ‘Shop With a Cop’ fraud

    RICHFIELD- A former Richfield police officer has been sentenced for taking money from a ‘Shop with a Cop’ program. 41-year-old Michael Simmons, of Stow,  pleaded guilty to grand theft charges back in October. According to the Ohio Attorney General’s Office, Simmons spent more that $26,000 between 2011 to 2016 on sports tickets, electronics, tools and clothing. Simmons was in Summit County Commons Pleas court this morning where he was sentenced to 2 years probation, 500 hours of community service and […]

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    Seen on TV: 12/1/16

    Here are the Seen On TV links for Thursday, Dec 1,  2016: Click hereto find out where you can get Dick Goddard’s 2017 Calendar Click here to search CMSD school lead testing results Click here for “Millenials: The Musical” Click here for Toy Insider’s Holiday Guide: Hot 20 Click here to submit a photo to honor service men and women Click here for the 10 Worst Toys List Click here for the complete High School Football playoff schedule Click here for Cleveland […]

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    Get a sneak peek inside Santa’s home

    NORTH POLE- It is a rare look inside one of the world’s most famous homes. Santa Claus’  log cabin, which is located in the North Pole,  has three bedrooms and two bathrooms and measures 2,500 square feet. “Santa’s home in the North Pole is one of the most famous homes in the world, so we’re thrilled it’s now on Zillow,” said Zillow Chief Marketing Officer Jeremy Wacksman. “Millions of kids are looking forward to a visit from Santa this year, […]

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    Seen on TV: 11/28/16

    Here are the Seen On TV links for Monday, Nov. 28,  2016: Click here for more on the Bud Light Gold Can Sweepstakes Click here to search CMSD school lead testing results Click here for the Ebenezer Assembly of Christ Church Click here for Ohio City Creative Fusion Click here to submit a photo to honor service men and women Click here for the 10 Worst Toys List Click here for Go Fund Me for teen who needs all-terrain wheelchair […]

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    Woman whose money was stolen at Cleveland Hopkins Airport thankful to police

    CLEVELAND – A woman whose money was stolen from her purse by two Cleveland Hopkins International employees says she is thankful to police for getting the money returned. “The police were on their A game and worked really fast,” said Zulay Pastrana, of Miami, Florida. Pastrana said she flew to Cleveland for the weekend and mistakenly left her purse in a booth at the airport last Thursday. When she realized it, she went back and found her purse but the […]

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    Looking back: Dick Goddard’s skits with Big Chuck and Lil John

    We continue our month long celebration of Dick Goddard as he prepares to retire after more than 50 years in TV. Dick Goddard has played a large part in the success of WJW. Kristi Capel shows us in the video above, not all of it had to with delivering the forecast. In fact, some may not realize, there is a comical side to our beloved Meteorologist. Dick Goddard’s final forecast is Tuesday, November 22. **More on Dick Goddard here**

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    Sashi Brown talks about the Browns losing season

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    Dick Goddard’s legendary career: Where it all began

    CLEVELAND-After more than 50 years of delivering you the forecast here in Cleveland, our own Dick Goddard is hanging up the weather maps. All month long we are looking back at Dick Goddard’s extraordinary years of dedication right here in Northeast Ohio. Dick started his weather career in Cleveland back in 1961 and for the past 51 years, he has been right here at FOX 8. Andre’ Bernier takes us through the long and storied career of his friend and […]

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    A look back at Dick Goddard’s job with the Browns

    CLEVELAND-Our own Dick Goddard has many talents and passions, besides his meteorology expertise. All month long, we are celebrating Dick Goddard’s extraordinary career as he gets ready to hang up the maps at the end of the month after more than 50 years in Broadcasting. For decades he spent his free time on Sundays with the Cleveland Browns as the team’s official  statistician for home games. ******Share your memories with Mr.Goddard here****** More on Dick Goddard’s job with the Browns in the […]

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    Reward offered for missing mom of two from California

      REDDING, California- A $50,000 reward is being offered to help find a missing mother of two from Redding, California. The young mother vanished without a trace last week. Sherri Papini’s husband told KRCR-TV in California, he came home from work last Wednesday and she was nowhere to be found. “I’m coming honey. I am trying, I’m doing everything I can and I love you,” said Keith Papini. Keith Papini said he searched the house, their property and learned their […]

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    A look back: FOX 8’s takes on the World Series