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    Winter Woes: Parking Bans in effect

    Our latest round of wintry weather is not letting up anytime soon. Because of the conditions, parking bans are now in effect for parts of Northeast Ohio. SNOW PARKING BANS –Akron- beginning at 1 p.m. today until further notice –Canal Fulton, until further notice –Hudson, until 12 p.m. Sunday –City of Lorain, until further notice –Cuyahoga Falls, until 6 p.m. Sunday –Maple Heights, until further notice –Mogadore, until Sunday 10 a.m. –Newburgh Heights, until further notice –Plain Township, until noon […]

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    Drivers warned! Snow emergency issued in Summit County

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio- A warning if you live in Summit County. Summit County Sheriff, Steve Barry, has issued a snow emergency until further notice. Sheriff Barry said roadways are hazardous and is asking drivers not to travel unless it is absolutely necessary. The current weather conditions are making travel difficult. A winter storm warning has been issued for Ashland, Carroll, Columbiana, Coshocton, Holmes, Richland, Stark, Tuscarawas and Wayne counties until 10 p.m. Saturday. A winter weather advisory for Ashtabula, Lorain, […]

  • Not getting enough Z’s? Lack of sleep could impact your health

    For many it is a nightly struggle- getting a good nights rest. All this week we are doing a series on sleep. We know we need more sleep than we’re getting and chances are you do too. But you may not know what happens when you continually deprive your body of sleep. FOX 8’s Wayne Dawson talked to a local doctor about the physical and psychological effect sleeplessness can cause on your health. On a lighter note, he got us […]

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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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    Feeling lucky? Powerball jackpot rises to $500 million

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) —The Powerball jackpot has risen to an estimated $500 million, which would make it the fifth largest lottery prize in U.S. history. **$2 billion in lottery prizes go unclaimed every year** The lottery raised its jackpot estimate hours before Wednesday night’s drawing and has raised it twice since Saturday’s drawing by a total of about $105 million. No one has won the Powerball jackpot for more than two months, so the prize has been growing gradually […]

  • Reaching out to improve the Akron community: Local pastor recognized as unsung hero

    AKRON- He is a longtime pastor with a heart for people. The founder of a mega-church that’s reaching out to improve the Akron community in which he serves. As we celebrate Black History Month, Bishop Joey Johnson is our unsung hero who continues to make black history after being selected to serve on a state task-force studying the police use-of-force. Our own Wayne Dawson sat down with Bishop Johnson and has his story in the video above. For more on […]

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    Snapshots: Snowy scene takes over Rolling Acres Mall

      AKRON, Ohio-A snowy scene took over the Rolling Acres Mall. The shopping center was built in the mid-1970s and the last store closed December 2013. Local photographers Johnny Joo and Seph Lawless captured the frosty scene after last week’s snow storm. *You can see both photographers’ photos above* Joo told FOX 8 News he lives near the mall and wanted to capture the unique scene after the glass ceiling gave away dumping snow inside the once busy mall. He described […]

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    Shh! It’s a surprise! Help us wish Dick Goddard a Happy Birthday

    Our beloved Dick Goddard is celebrating his birthday later this month and what better way to help him celebrate than with our pets! Have you adopted a pet from one of Dick’s segments over the years?  If so, we want to see your furry friend’s picture. Send us your pet’s picture, their name, the year they were adopted and where you’re from. Your picture could be featured in our newscasts on Dick’s birthday- February 24. Don’t tell Dick about the […]

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    Insurance giant Anthem hit by massive data breach

    Hackers have stolen information on tens of millions of Anthem Inc. customers, in a massive data breach that ranks among the largest in corporate history. The information stolen from the insurance giant includes names, birthdays, medical IDs, social security numbers, street addresses, e-mail addresses and employment information, including income data. Anthem said there is no evidence that credit card or medical information was compromised. While damage is still being assessed, the compromised database contained up to 80 million customer records. […]

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    Photos: Wicked weather hits NE Ohio

    Check out severe weather photos and video from viewers across Northeast Ohio. If you have snapshots of wicked weather in your backyard submit your photo below. *Please include your name (first name is fine) and the location where your photo was taken*

  • Killed in Viet Nam, August 1969. "Friendly Fire" at the foot of Hamburger Hill. My brother, Daryl was only 20 years old and I was 16. I sure do miss him to this day.

    Photos: Honoring Our Heroes (Part 5)

    Military members are honored on Veterans Day. Here at Fox 8, we want to honor them every day. Last year, we asked you to send photos of your loved ones who served in the military or who are currently serving. The response was so huge, we’re asking you again! Just click the ‘submit your photo‘ button below to send in your loved one’s picture. **Be sure to include your loved one’s name and a line of information about him or […]

  • Identity of Individual Sought by Task Force involving the Strasburg elderly couple. He is not considered a suspect in the case. He was driving this van.

    Authorities ask for help identifying man who may have information on elderly Strasburg couple

    STRASBURG, Ohio- Authorities investigating the murders of Strasburg couple, Doyle Chumney, 88, and Lillian Chumney, 79, are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who may have information regarding the crime. The couple’s daughter reported them missing last week from their Tuscarawas County home after she found their home ransacked and their car missing. Doyle and Lillian were found the next day murdered in their burned car on a secluded road in Bakersville, Ohio, in Coshocton County. No […]