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  • Caught lightning while taking this shot of a rainbow at roughly 8pm in Fairview Park. (Photo from Donna on 8/26/14)

    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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    Kasich: Travel ban from Ebola-infected areas to U.S. ‘makes sense’

    AKRON — Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Saturday that a travel ban should be seriously considered in light of the recent Ebola scares in Dallas and Ohio. “The president has to very seriously consider the fact we don’t want people from infected areas to be flying into the country,” he said a press conference Saturday. “But at the end of the day, it’s a decision for the president. If he called and asked me I’d say, a ban at this […]

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    Police search for driver in hit-and-run accident

    LORAIN- The Lorain Police Department is asking for the public’s help in locating a driver involved in a hit-and-run accident. The crash occurred Friday on 1837 E. 34th Street around 9:40 p.m. According to Lorain police, a vehicle traveling westbound on E. 34th Street struck a 17-year-old girl in the road and took off. The suspect is believed to have been driving a red Honda Civic with a white hood or similar like vehicle. Police said there should be damage […]

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    Go pink! Support Breast Cancer Awareness

    It is a delicate symbol with a powerful message. October is ‘Breast Cancer Awareness’ month and we want to spread a message of support to viewers across Northeast Ohio. Our own Stacey Frey shared her story of inspiration and survival, after being diagnosed with breast cancer nearly two years ago. We want to pay tribute to those battling the illness, those who lost their courageous fight to breast cancer and to survivors who have overcome the deadly disease. You can […]

  • Dr. Oz answers your Ebola questions

    The recent Ebola cases, including Dallas nurse Amber Vinson from Northeast Ohio, has a lot of people left with many questions. Doctor Oz joined us on FOX 8 News in The Morning Thursday to answer your top concerns. He told us he is not surprised that two nurses have contracted the disease. “Everyone is saying the same thing. We are woefully unprepared to manage Ebola. We can blame the hospital in Texas but it’s really not fair. We are doing […]

  • Maria Sharp pays tribute to her beloved dog, Chubby. (pic courtesy: Suzanne Price)
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    ‘She was the favorite part of myself': Photographer’s touching tribute to her best friend

    CLEVELAND- For most pet lovers, their four-legged companions are considered family and for one local photographer even her best friend. When Maria Sharp noticed her beloved dog, Chubby’s health declining she wanted to do a special tribute to her. Chubby was by Maria’s side for 16 years. Maria posted on her website that when she was 7 years old, they got Chubby from a pound. Maria said Chubby just isn’t a dog. She is her best friend. “I know how […]

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    Haunted forecast: Have Melissa Mack do the weather from your house

    Is your front yard full of ghosts and goblins for Halloween? If so, FOX 8’s Melissa Mack could be doing the weather report from your house. We’re looking for creative, Halloween houses to do ‘LIVE’ reports from during FOX 8 News at 4 p.m. this month. If your house is decked out in spooky, frightening or scary decorations we want to see it. Here is what you need to send us to be considered: Your name Picture of your decorated […]

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    Have you seen her? Family and friends search for missing Bucyrus teen

    BUCYRUS, Ohio — The search resumed Saturday for a missing 15-year-old girl from Bucyrus. Rebecca “Beccy” Kemper, hasn’t been seen since September 23. Her family and friends planned to meet at a Walmart in Marion to hand out flyers and canvass the neighborhood looking for her. According to a release from the Cleveland office of the FBI, Beccy was last seen by her mother at about 10:30 p.m. at their home on Crestline Road in Bucyrus. Beccy’s mother noticed that […]

  • Thousands turn out for 42nd Woollybear Festival & Parade

    VERMILION, Ohio — Woollybear Festival fans had picture perfect weather for the 42nd annual event Sunday! Crowds packed Vermilion for a beloved Northeast Ohio tradition, and Fox 8 News was thrilled to once again be a part of it! Your favorite anchors, reporters and meteorologists joined Dick Goddard at the Woollybear to meet fans and sign autographs. There was also the Woollybear 500 race, the crowning of the Woollybear King and Queen, and the ever-popular Woollybear parade! Check out our […]

  • Social Media reunites woman with father’s remains

    SUMMIT COUNTY-Facebook posts end in an emotional reunion between a local woman and her father’s remains. A key-chain vial with a small picture of an elderly man was found in the Sand Run Metro Park in Summit County back on September 22. The vial, which contained the remains of Sandy Brown’s father, was found along a jogging trail by a park visitor. The visitor turned it in to park officials. Officials took to Facebook and posted information about the vial […]

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    Belly busting breakfast! Sign a waiver before you eat

    Can you beat the bear? A cafe in England is putting people’s bellies to the test. Bear Grills CafĂ© has a breakfast platter called the ‘The Hibernator.’ It is 8,000 calories worth of food, nearly 4 times more than the daily caloric allowance for men and women. The meal includes: 8 pieces of bacon 8 sausages 4 hash browns 4 fried eggs 4 waffles 4 pieces of toast 4 fried pieces of bread one 4-egg cheese omelet beans tomatoes mushrooms […]

  • Beverly Carter went to show a home in Scott, Arkansas on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Then, she vanished. On Sunday, a court issued an arrest warrant for Aaron M. Lewis, 33, in her disappearance.
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    Suspect in murdered realtor case: ‘Because she was just a woman who worked alone, a rich broker’

    (CNN) — Arron Lewis, the suspect in the abduction and slaying of Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, told reporters Tuesday that he pleaded not guilty to the charges only because his lawyer told him to. He said he wanted to plead guilty because he just wanted “this to be over with.” Carter’s body was found in a shallow grave near Cabot, about 20 miles northeast of central Little Rock, the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office said early Tuesday. As Lewis […]