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  • Credit: Burton Volunteer Fire Department 7/27/16

    12-year-old boy seriously hurt in Amish buggy accident

    BURTON- A 12-year-old boy was seriously injured after the buggy he was operating collided with a car. The accident happened Tuesday afternoon in Burton along Hubbard and Tavern Road. Burton Volunteer Fire Department responded to the accident. The boy was flown by Metro Life Flight helicopter unit to Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital with serious injuries. The driver of the car was not seriously hurt. The Geauga County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the cause of the crash. Stay with FOX […]

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    Ted Cruz to speak at RNC, not endorsing Trump yet

    CLEVELAND-Former presidential rival Ted Cruz is not ready to endorse Donald Trump, but the Texas senator says he will speak at the Republican convention in two weeks. Cruz spokeswoman Catherine Frazier said in a statement Thursday after the senator met with Trump that there was no discussion of any endorsement. Trump did ask Cruz to speak at the convention and he agreed. The statement said Trump also asked for Cruz’s counsel on future judicial nominees, “and Cruz responded he would continue to do everything he […]

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    Police: Man poses as utility worker attacks homeowner in Shaker Heights

      SHAKER HEIGHTS- Shaker Heights police are warning homeowners after a man posed as a utility worker and attacked a woman inside her home. It happened Tuesday around 11:12 p.m. in the 3000 block of Palmerston Road when a man claiming to be a water department employee asked to come inside. The victim told FOX 8, “A young man came to the door and he said that he was from the water department.I was stupid enough to just let him […]

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    St. Jude Dream Home: Complete list of prize winners

    CLEVELAND-The 2016 Fox 8 St.Jude Dream Home Campaign has been a huge success. Thanks to you we, raised nearly $1.9 million selling 18,888 tickets at $100 each in 90 minutes. All the money raised helps the mission at St.Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The winners have been chosen and here they are: The winner of the 2016 St.Jude Dream Home built by Cleveland Custom Homes is: Janet O’Donnell, Avon Lake, Ohio The car from Nick Abraham Auto Mall goes to: Everett […]

  • OAKLAND, CA - JUNE 19:  LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers celebrates with the Larry O'Brien Championship Trophy after defeating the Golden State Warriors 93-89 in Game 7 of the 2016 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 19, 2016 in Oakland, California.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    PHOTOS: Cleveland Cavaliers make history nabbing NBA Championship

      OAKLAND, California–Cleveland’s 52-year championship drought is over. It ended with an exciting 93-89 victory over Golden State to give the Cavaliers their first NBA title. The Cavs are also the first NBA team to rally from a 3-1 deficit in the NBA Finals. A look at some of the Game 7 highlights in the photos above. **More on the Cavs incredible journey here**

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    Seen on TV: 6/20/16

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Monday, June 21, 2016: Click here for Cavaliers Watch Party locations Click here to donate to help Nevaeh Wiley’s family move Click here for The Tony Awards website, andhere for Playhouse Square Click here for more on the CodeRed Alert System in Cleveland Click here for the address to send cards to the girl shown sitting alone at her birthday party Click here for the reactions to George Voinovich’s passing Click here to submit Father’s Day […]

  • 14-year-old Renaeja West missing teen (photo courtesy Cleveland police)

    Cleveland police issue alert for missing 14-year-old girl

      CLEVELAND-The Cleveland Division of Police is asking for the public’s help locating a missing 14-year-old girl. Family members reported Renaeja West missing on Monday.  She is 5’2”, 98 pounds.  She has black hair and brown eyes and was last seen wearing a gray sweat suit. Renaeja  was last seen at Margaret Ireland School on  E. 63rd Street. Anyone with information regarding Renaeja’s whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland police.

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    Pool problems: City of Mansfield to close city pool due to poor conditions

    MANSFIELD, Ohio- After more than 60 years, families living in Mansfield won’t be able to enjoy a favorite summer past-time. City officials announced during a news conference Tuesday, they are closing Linden Pool for good. Mayor Tim Theaker said there are too many structural problems that would cost too much to fix. It would be cheaper to build a new pool. However, residents still have one other option if they want to cool down during the dog days of summer. […]

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    Former Cleveland mayor, Ohio governor and United States senator George Voinovich has died

    CLEVELAND – Former Cleveland mayor, Ohio governor and United States senator George Voinovich has died. He was 79. The Fox 8 I-Team has learned from sources that  police and EMS were called to  Voinovich’s home  early Sunday morning. His wife, Janet, says Voinovich died peacefully in his sleep early Sunday. The Republican had delivered public remarks Friday at a 25th Slovenian Independence Day event at Cleveland City Hall. He was a delegate to the Republican National Convention coming to Cleveland next month. RIP Senator […]

  • Pulse shooting: In hail of gunfire in which suspect was killed, OPD officer was hit.  Kevlar helmet saved his life. (courtesy Orlando Police

    Police: Helmet saves officer’s life in tragic Orlando shooting

    ORLANDO, Florida- Law enforcement sources told CNN that the suspect involved in the deadly shooting in Orlando had possible explosive devices strapped to his body and in his vehicle, but a U.S. official said later that no explosives were found. At least nine officers were involved in the shootout, Mina said. Several coroner vans were seen traveling toward the nightclub. 50 people were killed inside Pulse, a gay nightclub, Orlando Police Chief John Mina and other officials said Sunday morning, […]

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    Employees wanted: Giant Eagle to hire more than 300 in Northeast Ohio

     Are you looking for a new job?  Giant Eagle is looking to hire 300 full and part-time employees at locations throughout Cleveland, Akron, Canton and Youngstown. The in-store hiring events begin Saturday from 10 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.. Open positions include: cake decorators, meat cutters, grocery and produce clerks and cashiers. Candidates will be able to take part in on-site interviews, with the potential for same-day job offers. Interview Locations: Willoughby Commons Giant Eagle   36475 Euclid Avenue Willoughby, OH 44094 Fairview Park Giant Eagle […]

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    Seen on TV: 6/7/16

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Tuesday, June 7, 2016: Click here for ‘Fast 8’ road closures Click here to vote Melt’s Parmageddon as Best Ballpark Food Click here for more on national chocolate ice cream day Click here for registration info for Milestones Autism Spectrum Conference Click here for contact info for Dr. Frank Krupka and the Avon Lake Animal Clinic Click here for info on the Rockin’ MS Fundraiser in Amherst Click here for information on the St. […]