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    Several Tuscarawas County high school students suspended for bringing airsoft guns to school

    UHRICHSVILLE, Ohio-  Nine students from Claymont High School in Tuscarawas County have been suspended after they brought airsoft guns to school and fired them at fellow students. The incident happened Monday shortly after school was dismissed for the day. Superintendent John Rocchi told FOX 8 News all of the students involved, both the suspects and the victims, are involved in one of the schools extra-curricular teams. The guns shot out soft pellets and no injuries were reported. Rocchi said the […]

  • Can you guess it? Come along as we play ‘Drive Thru Taboo’ in Cleveland Heights

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS-  It has been roughly a month since we debuted our newest game show that is sweeping Northeast Ohio- ‘Drive-Thru Taboo.’ If you don’t know how it works, it is just like the family board game ‘Taboo,’ except we take it on the road to actual drive-thrus. FOX 8’s Todd Meany is your host in the video above.  

  • 50 years later: Remembering a deadly twister that devastated Pittsfield

    PITTSFIELD- A somber anniversary. 50 years after Mother Nature’s wrath tore through Pittsfield leaving a path of destruction in its wake, we look back at the tornado that claimed a dozen lives and destroyed homes and businesses. FOX 8 Meteorologist Scott Sabol has more in the video above. FOX 8 wants to help keep you safe during the severe weather season. Click here to read our guide that provides tips and ways to be alerted when severe storms strike.  

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    FOX 8 Real Deals

    FOX 8 has teamed up with some of your favorite restaurants to give our viewers great deals on great eats!  You can purchase a great $50 gift card for ONLY $25!!! Check it out today.

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    Incredible video shows semi truck blown over during storm in Illinois

    ROCHELLE, Ill. — One of the towns hit by a large tornado on Thursday night was Rochelle, Illinois. Video from Tyler Olson/Live Storms Media captured a semi truck that was stopped on a highway near Rochelle get blown over on its side by high winds. The men in the video can be heard yelling, “Call 911! Call 911!,” as the tornado is seen in the distance. Storm chaser Dan Gottschalk told CNN he observed “massive damage” north of Rochelle, spotting some homes […]

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    Pics: Viewer Snapshots

    Fox 8 viewers are sending us their snapshots across Northeast Ohio using the FOX 8 App. The pictures include their families, pets or weather across the area. Check out the snapshots and be sure to submit your own photo. You could see your picture in one of our newscasts.

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    Don McLean reveals meaning of ‘American Pie’ as lyrics sell for $1.2 million

    (CNN) — That’s some rich “American Pie.” The lyrics to the famed Don McLean song sold for $1.2 million Tuesday morning at an auction held by Christie’s. “Don McLean’s manuscript of ‘American Pie’ achieved the 3rd highest auction price for an American literary manuscript, a fitting tribute to one the foremost singer-songwriters of his generation,” Christie’s Tom Lecky said in a statement. McLean told Rolling Stone that it was time to part with the manuscript. “I’m going to be 70 […]

  • Elderly woman found stabbed to death on Cleveland’s west side

    First District officers were sent to the home at 1483 W. 98th for reports of a deceased elderly woman around 9:30 a.m. Tuesday.  When officers arrived, they found the victim deceased with multiple stab wounds on her body. Homicide detectives were notified and responded. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim as Eva M. Hodisan. Assistant Prosecutors from the Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office also assisted at the scene. No arrests have been made. If anyone has information regarding […]

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    Record-breaking sell-out! Thank you for helping the children of St. Jude with our dream home giveaway

    FOX 8 viewers are amazing. Once again you answered the call to help St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and you did it in record time. All 18,000 tickets have been sold for our dream home campaign raising $1.8 million for the cause. Because of you, vital research and care can continue to help children suffering from different forms of cancer. **If you have a question, you can call St. Jude at 1-800-822-6344** No family pays for anything at St. Jude […]

  • Shots fired, suspect injured in overnight incident

    CLEVELAND-The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating an overnight incident involving two of their officers. Shortly after 2 a.m. Thursday, officers responded to a breaking-and-entering call at a store on Parkwood Drive and Primrose Avenue on the city’s east side. Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams told FOX 8 News when the two officers arrived to the location, they were not able to enter the store and called the owner to have him bring a key. Roughly 12-15 minutes later, shots […]

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    Countdown to ‘Salem’ season 2: The stars cast a spell at the annual SXSW Film Festival

    AUSTIN, Texas — WGN America presented a “witches playground” at SXSW’s Film Opening Party this weekend. It celebrated the innovative festival and the upcoming season two of the national cable network’s provocative, supernatural thriller, Salem. The Salem at SXSW celebration was complete with soothsayers, levitating enchantresses, apothecaries and Salem stars. ***Check out our Salem web extras from the set*** Salem is a one-hour drama that re-imagines the infamous 17th century witch trials in colonial Massachusetts. Salem stars Janet Montgomery (“Made in Jersey,” “Human Target”), Shane […]

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    Brazen crime: Police search for suspects breaking into vehicles across several cities

    MACEDONIA- The Macedonia Police Department is  looking for the suspects involved in breaking into 4 cars earlier this week at the Macedonia recreation center. According to the Macedonia police Facebook page, the crime occurred Tuesday March 10.  Police said the car windows were smashed out and purses were removed. Police said the suspects committed the same type of thefts Wednesday in Boston Heights, Wadsworth and Wooster. Police advise women to carry their purse into the rec center and secure it […]