Recent Articles
  • Honoring my sister Amanda Hernandez-Rivera. She is stationed in Japan and cannot be with us this Christmas we love and miss her a lot. Merry Christmas!

    Honoring Veterans: Share your photos of service men and women (Part 3)

    Join us in celebrating our service men and women. Did you serve our country? Or did is there someone else you want to honor? Click the “Submit” button below to share your photos. Mobile users can send them to tips@fox8.com. Images will not immediately appear in the gallery. See more photos submitted by our viewers here.

  • Nela Park lighting 2016

    Watch the beautiful holiday lights come on at Nela Park

    EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — It’s one of the best things about the holidays — seeing all of those beautiful lights. Tonight, GE Lighting continued its tradition as it kicked off the holiday season with the lighting display at its headquarters: Nela Park in East Cleveland. People have been going to Nela Park during the holidays for 92 years. GE Lighting says the lighting display includes more than 500,000 LED lights and stretches along Noble Road for several blocks. It will remain […]

  • Bercha Snyder -- courtesy: Cleveland police

    Cleveland police arrest man accused of posing as officer, threatening people

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland police arrested a man who they say was dressed as an officer and threatening people. On Dec. 1, police responded to a report of a man at Warren Rd. and Munn Rd. in traffic, spray painting cars. The man was described as being dressed in a CPD uniform. A witness then reported seeing the suspect spray painting the window of a flower shop. Police say the man took off running; when they caught up to him, they […]

  • Ellen Harris (Courtesy: Cleveland police)

    Cleveland police say missing 15-year-old girl has been found safe

    CLEVELAND, Ohio– Cleveland police had asked for the public’s help in locating a missing 15-year-old girl, but on Friday, police say Ellen Harris was found safe and in good health. Police said Harris was last seen on Oct. 8 walking home from the library with her brother. A police report stated that while her brother headed home, she kept walking northbound on E.108th Street. Once again, she is okay.

  • Photo courtesy of Mike Giraldo via Cleveland Metroparks Facebook page

    Have you ever seen this animal? Unique deer spotted in Cleveland Metroparks

    CLEVELAND, Ohio– Have you ever seen an animal like this? A piebald deer has been spotted in the Cleveland Metroparks and it has sparked a discussion on Facebook, with others sharing their own photos. The Metroparks posted a photo with an explanation of what a piebald deer is. “Is it a cow? Is it a pinto pony? No, it’s a piebald deer. This unique coloration is caused by a rare genetic variation and occurs in less than one percent of […]

  • Image via Facebook embeddable post- Courtesy: Chelsea Shorette Provencher

    Toys ‘R’ Us cashier’s act of kindness for little girl shows true holiday spirit

    MANCHESTER, New Hampshire — A toy store employee’s act of kindness shows the true meaning of the holidays. Chelsea Provencher of Manchester, New Hampshire, posted about a beautiful experience she recently had at Toys ‘R’ Us. She and her little girl were at the store on Black Friday so her daughter could spend money she had received for her birthday. When it came time to check out, her daughter, Violet, 8, was short by $5.52. That’s when, Provencher says, something wonderful happened. […]

  • Courtesy: FOX 8's Kevin Freeman

    Man, woman found dead due to carbon monoxide poisoning in home in Green

    GREEN, Ohio — The Summit County Medical Examiner’s office tells FOX 8 News that a man and woman were found dead inside their home on Buck Trail in Green this morning. The cause of death is believed to be accidental carbon monoxide poisoning, according to the medical examiner’s office. The 57-year-old man and 69-year-old woman were found dead inside the indoor pool area. Authorities are still investigating.

  • promo304987071

    Pepper Pike police looking for home intruder who attacked woman as she slept

    PEPPER PIKE, Ohio — Pepper Pike police are issuing a warning to make sure people’s homes are secure after something horrific happened to a woman. Police say at around 3:15 a.m. on Nov. 30, a woman woke up to find an intruder in her bedroom.  The chief tells FOX 8 News that the woman was attacked, then she was forced to drive the suspect somewhere and drop him off. Pepper Pike police say the intruder is described as a black male; having […]

  • courtesy: Indians via Twitter

    Indians say fan who asked for ‘hug and a homer’ from Mike Napoli is cancer-free

    CLEVELAND, Ohio– A woman who held up a sign during a Cleveland Indians game asking for a “hug and a homer” from Mike Napoli before she started chemotherapy, is now cancer-free, according to the Indians. Wednesday, the team tweeted, “Great news: Kat, who got a “hug and homer” from @MikeNapoli25 in May, is cancer free!” According to the Indians, Napoli granted both of the woman’s wishes:  He hugged her before the Memorial Day game against the Rangers; then, he hit […]

  • David Darnell Calhoun Courtesy: Portage County Sheriff's Office

    Photo of Ravenna shooting suspect released after 1 killed, 1 injured

    RAVENNA, Ohio– Ravenna police and the Portage County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a deadly shooting Wednesday afternoon. The shooting happened on Henderson Road in Ravenna Township at about 2:23 p.m., police said. A man is dead and a woman was injured in the shooting. A suspect has been identified as David Darnell Calhoun, Jr. Authorities released a photo of Calhoun and said he should be considered armed and dangerous. Ravenna High School was placed on lockdown. Once it was lifted, students were […]

  • promo303081918

    Keep your eyes peeled: There are certain times when deer crashes happen the most

    It has happened to a lot of people: You’re driving along, and see the reflecting eyes of a deer on the side of the road; you’re just hoping they don’t run in front of your car. In November, you’ll want to keep your eyes peeled. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, November is a peak month for deer-car collisions. In 2015, there were nearly 4,800 crashes in Ohio in the month of November. Deer are most active at dusk […]