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  • PHOTOS: Submit your Christmas tree pics! (gallery #2)

    So many of you are sending in beautiful photos of your Christmas trees! Let’s keep the pictures coming. Click the ‘submit photo’ button below to send in your photo, or you can send it via email to tips@fox8.com. **Check out other photos, HERE** Merry Christmas!

  • Sweet sibling rivalry: Watch snack time for otter pups at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo

    CLEVELAND — It was another first for the adorable otter pups at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo. The three male pups on Monday had their first experience with live fish.. and showed off a little sibling rivalry as they went after the tasty treats. **watch the zoo’s Facebook Live, below, for the video** The zoo said the trio continues to get bigger and stronger and is expected to be on exhibit very soon. The three otter pups were born in September. The zoo […]

  • PHOTOS: Snow in portions of Northeast Ohio

    Snow is coming down in parts of Northeast Ohio including in portions of Lake and Ashtabula counties. Viewers, along with our FOX 8 crews, are sending in photos of what they’re seeing as they are out and about, or inside their cozy homes. If you would like to share a snow photo, you can do so by either clicking the red button, below, or by emailing the picture to tips@fox8.com.

  • UPDATE: 11-year-old boy missing from Cleveland found safe

    **UPDATE: Marquon Smith has returned home safely, according to the Cleveland Division of Police. CLEVELAND– Cleveland police are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing 11-year-old boy. Police said Marquon Smith never returned to his E 55th Street home Friday. His grandmother expected him home at around 5 p.m. after basketball practice. Anyone with information about Marquon’s whereabouts is asked to contact investigators at 216-621-1234. ​

  • 9 high school students from Marysville injured in bus crash in Mansfield

    MANSFIELD, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a crash involving a Marysville school bus and a semi tractor trailer. The highway patrol says the crash happened shortly after 1 p.m. Friday on Interstate 71, south of U.S. 30. The school bus was carrying 45 high school students and three adults when it was rear-ended by the semi tractor trailer. The bus driver and nine students were transported to an area hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The remaining students were […]

  • Cleveland FBI, police looking for KeyBank robbery suspect who ordered everyone to the ground

    CLEVELAND- The Cleveland FBI and Cleveland police are looking for a bank robbery suspect who held up the KeyBank on Chester Avenue in Cleveland at 2:38 p.m. Friday. The FBI says the suspect came into the bank with a gun and ordered everyone to the ground. He demanded money from the teller, who complied. No injuries were reported. The suspect left the bank and crossed all lanes of traffic on Chester by foot. His direction of travel from there is […]

  • Parma Heights police chase ends with crash in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND, Ohio- We are learning new information from Parma Heights police about a chase that ended in a crash in Cleveland, Friday night. Officers received a call to a home for an unresponsive woman. Parma Heights police say they have treated the woman before for substance abuse. When officers arrived at the home, a man, who police say is the woman’s ex-boyfriend and who is also believed to be her drug dealer, took off. One of the officers followed him.  […]

  • Celebration of Life service held to honor Salvation Army worker who was shot and killed

    ​CLEVELAND, Ohio — A Celebration of Life service was held Friday evening to remember Jared Plesec. The 21-year-old Salvation Army worker was shot and killed in the lobby of the Euclid Beach Villa Apartments on Dec. 2 at the beginning of a crime spree that police believe resulted in more than half-a-dozen carjackings before police were able to stop the 27-year-old suspect. Witnesses told FOX 8 News that Plesec was sharing scripture with suspect, William Ted Jones, just before Jones allegedly […]

  • Rare sight! Snowy owls spotted in Northeast Ohio

    CLEVELAND- It’s looking like Harry Potter’s beloved snowy owl (and some of his friends) are calling Northeast Ohio home for a little while. Cleveland Metroparks said there is a record-breaking irruption, or invasion, of snowy owls in the Cleveland area and the area of the Great Lakes. In a post to Facebook on Monday, the Metroparks said at least 10 of the birds were recently found on the breakwall off of downtown Cleveland, with more turning up at  Lakefront Reservation’s […]

  • Worker finds possible human skull at construction site in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND — Possible human remains were discovered in Cleveland on Thursday. Cleveland police said its officers responded to E. 79th St. at around 5 p.m., for a possible human skull found at a construction site by a worker. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office was taking the remains for examination and identification. No other information was immediately available.

  • 18-year-old killed in Plain Township car crash; 16-year-old brother seriously injured

    PLAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a car crash that killed an 18-year-old and injured his 16-year-old brother. According to a press release, the one-vehicle crash happened Thursday at 2:41 p.m. on Middlebranch Ave. NE near Mt. Pleasant Street in Plain Township. A 2008 Ford Crown Victoria was traveling north on Middlebranch Avenue when the vehicle failed to negotiate a curve due to speed, according to the highway patrol. The vehicle […]

  • Otter pups splashing around for first time at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is cutest thing ever

    CLEVELAND — It’s playtime for the otter pups at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo! The zoo on Thursday posted some absolutely adorable video on its Facebook page, showing the animals reaching a developmental milestone: It was their first experience with moving water. The video, which you can watch below, shows them splashing around, and it looks like they are loving it. The three pups continue to get bigger and stronger, the zoo says, and are expected to be on exhibit in the coming […]