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    Ebola outbreak: Millions of Ebola vaccine doses planned by 2015

    (CNN) — As the world reels from its deadliest Ebola outbreak, health experts are fast-tracking tests for various vaccines, and hope to have millions of experimental doses by next year. There is currently no cure or vaccine for Ebola, which continues to spread in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. The virus has killed nearly 5,000 people — mostly in the three nations — and left twice that number infected. Scientists racing to stop the Ebola epidemic are trying various experimental […]

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    Enjoy it while it lasts! Mild temps, sun in the forecast

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — This weekend will be fairly nice and quiet. Highs will in the middle 60s on Saturday and upper 50s on Sunday. The only caveat may be a weak front that could present a shower or two for the ‘snow belt’ cities and towns later today and this evening. The Browns game will be a ‘winner’ with sunshine and seasonable high temps. Monday and Tuesday will include a ‘bump up’ in the temperature department as we enjoy a […]

  • 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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    The Ohio Turnpike crew is ready for ‘Old Man Winter,’ are you?

    It will be flying before we know it–snowflakes and the Ohio Turnpike is making sure they are ready when it does. The Ohio Turnpike made its final preparations for the winter season, which included inspecting winter equipment at its eight maintenance garages across the area. The annual, 135-point inspection of all snowplows and equipment takes place before the first signs of winter weather. “Turnpike customers expect a premium road to travel during the winter,” said Chris Matta, Maintenance Engineer for […]

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    Lorain man charged with attempted murder after shooting family member

    LORAIN, Ohio- A Lorain man is charged with attempted murder after police say he shot  a relative Thursday night. Officers with the Lorain Police Department were called to 421 W. 15th St. regarding a man being held against his will who said he was shot by 30-year-old Emmanuel Rodriguez. Rodriguez reportedly had a shotgun. When police arrived to the home, a second shot was heard. Emmanuel Rodriguez was taken into custody without incident. The victim, 48-year-old Louis Rodriguez, suffered a gunshot […]

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    Recall alert! Evenflo is recalling infant seats

    DETROIT (AP) — Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch. The recall affects Embrace 35/9999 models with an AmSafe QT1 buckle. Documents posted by U.S. safety regulators say that if the buckles don’t release easily, it may be difficult to get a child out of the seat in an emergency. The affected seats were made at various times from December 2011 through May of 2013. Not all Embrace 35 models […]

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    Do you know these men? Police ask for help tracking down suspects in car break-ins

    BRUNSWICK- The Brunswick Police Department is asking for the public’s help locating two suspects believed to be involved in a series of car break-ins. The incident occurred in the area of Abington Court Tuesday morning around 2 a.m. Little information was provided regarding what was taken during the thefts. If you have information about the suspects seen in the pictures above you are asked to contact  Officer Jeff Lee at 330-225-9111.  

  • Wesley Daley arrested by U.S. Marshal's office 10/21/14

    Man wanted for assault and attempted murder captured by U.S. Marshals

    CLEVELAND- The U.S. Marshal’s Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force have arrested a man wanted on dozens of charges, including felonious assault and attempted murder with a firearm. Wesley Daley, 27, was captured Tuesday afternoon near the 2000 block of W. 47 Street in Cleveland. Daley was wanted by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department and the Lakewood Police Department on a long list of charges including two separate incidents in early June. Investigators say, Daley allegedly discharged a firearm into […]

  • Neglected pit bull found in Garfield Heights 10/19/14

    Neglected puppy found in Garfield Heights

    GARFIELD HEIGHTS- The city’s Animal Warden is trying to find the person responsible for the severe neglect of a puppy. According to Garfield Heights Police Facebook page, the male pit bull  is roughly 6-7 months old. The dog is grossly underweight. He was found in the area of E. 85 Street on Sunday. If you have any information regarding this dog please contact the Animal Warden at 216-475-1108.

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    Ebola outbreak: Get up to speed with the latest developments

    (CNN) — Texas Health Presbyterian admits fault. A hospitalized cameraman is Ebola-free. And the U.S. Ebola czar starts his new job. With multiple developments under way, here’s the latest on the Ebola outbreak: U.S. DEVELOPMENTS Travelers from Ebola-affected countries to be monitored for 3 weeks All travelers coming from Ebola-affected areas will be actively monitored for 21 days starting Monday, CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden announced in a telebriefing on Wednesday. Contact information including email, two phone numbers and a […]

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    Prayers and hope as baby born size of cell phone fights to survive

    WINSTON-SALEM, North Carolina- A family is putting their trust in the power of prayer after their precious baby girl was born premature. Baby Adilynn weighed less than a pound at birth and was the size of a cell phone. Chelsea Gregory, Adilynn’s mom told our sister station WGHP, “I never imagined her to be that small, it took me by surprise.  It really scared me. I was like, how is she going to make it?” Adilynn, who is now four […]

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    Revealing photos: Amber Vinson’s items under decontamination

    DALLAS- While nurse Amber Vinson continues treatment in Atlanta for Ebola, pictures of her belongings taken from her apartment have been released. The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality released pictures showing the decontamination process of Vinson’s personal belongings. Crews in full hazardous materials gear were photographed outside the apartment of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital nurse Amber Vinson’s apartment. Tarps were seen covering the ground, while teams dug through and carried out her things. According to the commission, in all crews […]