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    Score! Cavs’ home opener to include free party for fans

    CLEVELAND- If Cavs’ fans weren’t already excited enough for the beginning of the season with LeBron’s return, here’s another reason to get excited. The Cleveland Cavaliers along with Turner Sports will bring a free fan event and viewing party to downtown Cleveland’s Gateway District on Thursday, Oct. 30. The free event will be open to the public beginning at 4 p.m. in the Huron (Stark) parking lot; that’s directly across the street from Quicken Loans Arena. The event will feature […]

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    Man turns himself in after hit-and-run accident that injured teen

    LORAIN, Ohio- Police say a man, who identified himself as the person behind the wheel of a Honda Civic during a collision that injured a teen, turned himself in to police just after 8 p.m. Sunday. The man was interviewed and released. Lorain police say he’s cooperating with the investigation. No charges have been filed at this time. The car believed to be involved has been taken as evidence and is being processed. Elianna Rodriguez, 17, told FOX 8 News […]

  • Amber Vinson

    Health officials: No one in NE Ohio has the Ebola virus; more than 100 monitored

    CLEVELAND— The state says it’s continuing to monitor dozens of people who had contact with a nurse who tested positive for the Ebola virus. Cleveland and Cuyahoga County health officials gave an update on Ebola Monday afternoon and stressed that no one in Northeast Ohio has been diagnosed with the virus. Amber Vinson, 29, was diagnosed with Ebola after a visit to the Akron-area. The Dallas nurse cared for the patient who died from the virus. The Ohio Department of […]

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    Teens charged in Ice Bucket Challenge attack turn themselves in to police

    BAY VILLAGE, Ohio- Police say three teens turned themselves in to police late last week in the Ice Bucket Challenge bullying investigation. Last week, authorities announced five teens were charged in the attack on a 15-year-old boy with autism. The teens– who range in age from 14-16– are accused of dumping a bucket of human waste and tobacco spit over the teen’s head on Aug. 18; it was captured on video. Bay Village police asked the three juveniles who are […]

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    ‘Her spirit still shines': American Idol contestant dies at 32 after battling cancer

    An American Idol contestant has died at the age of 32. Joanne Borgella, who made it to the top 24 on season 7 of the show, died Saturday morning after battling endometrial cancer. The talented singer, who was also a model, kept her Facebook fans updated on her condition. Her last post on Sept. 23 talked about heading back to radiation for two procedures. Then, Saturday, her family announced on Facebook that she had passed away. “At an early age, […]

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    Seen on TV: 10/18/14

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Saturday, October 18: Click here for more on Ebola Click here for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Click here for Amherst company bottled water recall Click here for Cleveland Metroparks Boo at the Zoo Click here for Stand With Jetta Click here for Future Self in 2034 Click here to send us your front yard decorations for Halloween Click here for Rock Hall nominees and how to vote Click here for Dr. […]

  • Fight against Ebola: Governor Kasich to get look at NE Ohio response

    AKRON- Ohio Governor John Kasich is coming to Northeast Ohio Saturday to get an Ebola response update from CDC doctors and other health officials in Akron. It’s all part of a massive and united effort that’s under way after Amber Vinson’s visit to the Akron-area from Oct. 10-Oct. 13. The 29-year-old Dallas nurse is being treated for Ebola after caring for the man who died from the virus. Sixteen people are now being monitored after coming into contact with Vinson; […]

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    Police investigate suspicious incident after man motions boys to his car

    JACKSON TWP. Ohio- Police are investigating a suspicious incident involving two children. According to Jackson Township police, a father reported that a man engaged his two sons, a third grader and seventh grader, in a suspicious conversation and then motioned them to come towards his vehicle. Police say the incident reportedly happened just before 3 p.m. today in the 5400 block of Limerick Ave. NW in North Canton. The suspect was described as a white man with brown hair, wearing a […]

  • Cleveland gas leak 10/17

    Residents returning home after vehicle hits gas line

    CLEVELAND– Some residents are returning home after a commercial vehicle hit a gas line near West 73rd and Detroit. Cleveland Fire told FOX 8 that evacuations were in progress from the Battery Park condo complex and nearby streets. The gas line was quickly shut off and residents are beginning to return to their homes. Stay with FOX 8 News and FOX8.com for any updates.

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    Two counts of companion animal cruelty filed against officer after death of K9

    MONTVILLE TWP.- Two counts of companion animal cruelty have been filed against Montville Township police officer Sgt. Brett Harrison. Prosecutor Jeff Holland authorized a Medina County SPCA humane agent to file the counts in Medina Municipal Court.  The counts are second-degree misdemeanors. The township’s police dog Beny died from heat stroke after Sgt. Brett Harrison left the dog in a police cruiser for more than four hours. Police say Harrison didn’t leave the windows open and the cruiser was turned […]

  • Amber Vinson's Uncle Speaks Out on CNN

    Amber Vinson’s family thanks everyone for love and support, says she followed all protocols

    Amber Vinson’s family released the following statement via Kent State University Thursday, a day after news came out that the 29-year-old nurse, who is from Northeast Ohio, was diagnosed with Ebola: “Our family has been overwhelmed with support and love for Amber and our extended family over the last 72 hours, and we thank you for those prayers and well wishes. Amber is stable, and we are continuing to work with her doctors as her treatment progresses. Amber is a […]

  • Officials looking for certain customers who stopped by bridal shop Vinson visited

    AKRON, Ohio — New information received by the CDC Thursday indicates the latest Ebola patient– Amber Vinson– may have experienced symptoms as early as Friday, Oct. 10 — the day she flew into Cleveland. That’s according to the CDC’s Dr. Chris Braden, who spoke at a press conference in Summit County Thursday afternoon. Health officials also want to hear from certain customers who visited a bridal shop Vinson was at during her time in town. Vinson flew from Dallas/Fort Worth […]