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  • Federal agents raid Cleveland liquor stores

    CLEVELAND- Agents from the IRS and FBI are currently searching local liquor stores as part of a sealed investigation. FBI Spokeswoman Vicki Anderson tells FOX 8 News, agents are searching Bank Street Wine & Spirits on West 6th Street, Mr. C’s on Shaw Avenue and Mr. C’s II on Superior Ave in Cleveland. According to authorities, the search is to investigate taxation on liquor sold at both establishments.  We are told more businesses could be investigated as well. FOX 8 News […]

  • Three new hot spots coming soon to the Flats East Bank

    CLEVELAND-Construction will begin soon on three popular establishments in the Flats East Bank. Dante’s Inferno, Backyard Bocce, and Thirsty Dog Brewing Company will be the newest tenants to open this summer. Construction is expected to begin next week in the former Crop spaces. With the new additions, there will be 15 bars/restaurants in Flats East Bank entertainment district with a total of five new establishments opening in 2017, including Margaritaville and Rascal Flatts. Here is a little bit about the […]

  • Images show aftermath following suspected terrorist incident at Ariana Grande concert in England

    Horror unfolded inside an Ariana Grande concert in England Monday night, after a possible terrorist incident. At least 19 people are dead and about 50 injured were injured at  the Manchester Arena in England Greater Manchester Police said. “This is currently being treated as a terrorist incident until police know otherwise,” Manchester police said on Twitter. ***More on the story here***    

  • Cleveland police need help finding missing elderly man with dementia

    CLEVELAND- Cleveland police are asking for help locating a missing elderly man who suffers from dementia. Authorities said 86-year-old Theodore Coleman left his home on Eldamere Avenue in Cleveland around 8 a.m Monday. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Cleveland police or 911.

  • Seen on TV: 5/19/17

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Friday, May 19, 2017: Click here for more on the ALCS trophy Click here to see the Cleveland police video honoring fallen officer Fahey Click here for the Azure Rooftop Lounge Click here for more on RAHAB Ministries Click here for Rock Steady Boxing Click here for more on how to help someone overcome heroin addiction Click here for information on Honor Flights. Click here for more info on the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers […]

  • 41 deadly heroin/fentanyl overdoses reported in Cuyahoga County in April

    CLEVELAND – Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas Gilson said there were at least 41 confirmed fatal overdoses in April due to heroin, fentanyl, or a combination of the two. 25 of the overdoses were Cleveland residents, 15 other deaths were suburban residents and the other victim’s residence is not known. Dr. Gilson stated during the month of April, there were 29 cocaine-related deaths, with 11 being mixed with heroin, fentanyl, or a combination of the two. Back in February, Cuyahoga […]

  • Special tribute planned for Chris Cornell at Columbus concert

    COLUMBUS- As family, friends and fans continue to mourn the shocking loss of musician Chris Cornell, a special tribute is planned tonight in his honor. Authorities say Cornell hanged himself in a Detriot hotel room Wednesday, following a concert. He was 52. Soundgarden was to headline tonight at ‘Rock on the Range,’ a three-day concert in Columbus. The Columbus Dispatch reports that ‘Rock on the Range’ will go on without Soundgarden. On the ‘Rock on The Range’ Facebook page the […]

  • Lucky number 13? Cavs look for win number 2 in Boston tonight

    BOSTON, Massachusetts- With 12 straight wins under their belts, the Cleveland Cavaliers hope to make that lucky number 13 after tonight’s game against the Boston Celtics. The Cavs opened the Eastern Conference finals Wednesday with a 117-104 victory over the Celtics in Boston. It was the Cavaliers’ 12th straight playoff win, one short of the NBA record. LeBron James scored 38 points and Kevin Love scored 32 with 12 rebounds for Cleveland, which led by 22 at the half and […]

  • Bomb squad called to multi-unit house fire; small marijuana grow lab discovered

    CLEVELAND- The Cleveland Division of Fire, along with the Cleveland Police bomb squad unit responded to a multi-unit house fire on East. 150th Street. It happened shortly before 2 a.m. Friday. Once on the scene, firefighters located a small marijuana grow lab and notified the bomb squad. Cleveland police told FOX 8 News, they have collected evidence from 3 out of 4 units following the discovery of the grow operation. CPD confirming apartment on E150th is a grow lab. 3 out […]

  • Clothes, gas cans and computer removed from nearby homes of Akron fatal fire scene

    AKRON- Authorities surrounded a residence near the scene of a deadly house fire that happened early Monday morning. Multiple agencies are on scene of the location on Fultz Street and confirm it is in connection to the fire.  Investigators from the State Fire Marshal’s office are also on scene. Several bags of evidence were removed from a home on the corner of Fultz and Hillscrest by investigators. The items removed from the homes included 3 bags of clothes, a computer and […]

  • Passion to serve his country: Meet a local plane captain on the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

    All this week we are saluting our hometown heroes at sea. Born and raised in Ohio, Thomas Hemm hails from a military family, his uncles were in the service and his brother is in the Army. During a recent interview, Hemm told our Tracy McCool, “when I was young I wanted to go into the army.” Thomas decided to combine his two passions, water and serving his country, and signed up for the United States Navy right after high school. […]

  • Ex-husband of missing Lakewood mom found dead in wooded area charged with murder

    LAKEWOOD, Ohio — The ex-husband of a missing Lakewood mom found dead in a wooded area earlier this week, has now been charged with her murder. Lakewood police, The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office and the FBI held a news conference Thursday morning updating the public on the case. Authorities said, Fahad Saeed, husband of Roaa Al Dhannoon, charged with 15 counts including aggravated murder and kidnapping. Roaa Al Dhannoon, 25, disappeared from her Lakewood apartment in October. Investigators discovered her […]