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  • Cool clouds: Viewers share photos as storms move through Northeast Ohio

    CLEVELAND– FOX 8 viewers captured some really cool cloud photos as storms moved through parts of Northeast Ohio on Monday, Not everyone saw severe weather, but there were thunderstorm warnings in several counties including Cuyahoga at one point. **Weather updates, here** Check out the photos, above; you can share your photo by clicking the ‘submit your photo’ button, below, or send one to tips@fox8.com. Thanks for sharing.

  • Opening date revealed for Margaritaville in Flats East Bank

    CLEVELAND– We now know when you’ll be able to check out the Flats’ newest restaurant. Margaritaville’s grand opening  is set for July 11, with a soft opening on July 3. The Jimmy Buffett-themed bar and restaurant is located on the East Bank of the Flats. It joins several other upcoming hot spots including Dante’s Inferno, Backyard Bocce, and Thirsty Dog Brewing Company. With the new additions, there will be 15 bars/restaurants in Flats East Bank entertainment district with a total of […]

  • Minimum wage for all City of Cleveland employees raised to $15 per hour

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Any City of Cleveland employee who doesn’t make at least $15 an hour will be moved to that amount.  The announcement came Monday from Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson. The increase will be effective in April 2018. “I have made a decision to increase all of our regular full-time and part-time employees, both union and non-union earning less than $15 an hour, up to a $15 hourly rate,” Mayor Jackson said in a press release. “Because we have […]

  • Authorities following up on new leads in Elyria in connection with woman’s murder

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Authorities are following up on new leads in Elyria in connection with the murder of Tierra Bryant. SkyFOX was first on the scene before noon when investigators led a handcuffed man with a hood over his head from an SUV into the woods, where he remained with them for about fifteen minutes.  Police won’t say if the man is Rashad Hunt, 39.  He was arrested on murder charges last week in California. Later Monday, a backhoe arrived to the […]

  • Summa Health eliminating about 300 positions as it faces ‘staggering operating losses’

    AKRON, Ohio — Summa Health will be eliminating about 300 positions following “staggering operating losses.” The announcement was made to employees in a letter from Dr. Cliff Deveny, Interim President and CEO. Deveny said this year, inpatient and outpatient volumes are dramatically down. According to the letter, current projections show them going from a profit of $30 million last year to a loss of more than $60 million this year. The interim president and CEO said they have “considerable cash” in […]

  • More charges including kidnapping against man accused of impersonating officer

    AKRON — Almost 50 new charges have been filed against an Akron man who is accused of impersonating a police officer, even entering schools with a weapon and disciplining students. Police say Christopher Hendon, 26, often posed as a police officer. On March 29, he was photographed taking a young boy to the Juvenile Detention Center then photographing him inside a jail cell. Hendon already faced previous charges after his arrest in April. But Friday afternoon, prosecutors announced 47 additional […]

  • Woman learns she has cancer while planning husband’s funeral: ‘I’m not ready to give in’

    MINNEAPOLIS– A family in Minnesota is dealing with something unimaginable: A woman learned she had cancer while planning her husband’s funeral. Tessie Sylvester’s husband, John, 44, passed away a week ago following a battle with ALS. “I was literally on the phone with the funeral director, and the other line beeped and it was my doctor, and so I clicked over and answered it. That’s when she said ‘It’s cancer and it doesn’t look good,'” Sylvester told WCCO. The 36-year-old […]

  • Adorable pups at Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter need forever homes

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio — There are some absolutely adorable animals at the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter that need forever homes. That includes Ames, a 4-year-old beagle female.  The shelter says if you like the beagle breed then you will certainly fall for this mini gal.  She is cute and sweet.  Ames is in kennel #2. Also up for adoption is TubTub  — an adorable 4-year-old Terrier mix female.  You will be charmed right away when you meet this sunny girl […]

  • Painesville officer to get community service training after controversial treatment of dog hit by car

    PAINESVILLE, Ohio — The Painesville Police Department is releasing information about an incident involving one of its officers. According to a press release from the department, on Wednesday, June 21, police received a call from a woman who had been in traffic in the area of Mentor Ave. and Chestnut St. near Rider’s Inn, when a vehicle several cars in front of her struck a dog in the road. The caller stopped and covered the dog with a sheet as […]

  • Seen on TV: 6/20/17

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Tuesday, June 20, 2017: Click here for more information on tick prevention and treatment Click here for more info on Great Lakes Cruises Click here for  Browns training camp information Click here for more on Jack Frost Donuts Click here for the Malone Westfield Insurance Scholarship Golf Classic Click here for The Cuyahoga County Animal Abuse Registry Click herefor more on the teen athlete AED fundraising efforts Click here for more on Skyline […]

  • Nurse saves child’s life at scene of Parma crash: ‘I was meant to be there’ to help

    ​PARMA, Ohio — A nurse saved the life of a child at the scene of a crash that left one person dead and several children injured on Snow Road in Parma, Monday night. Andrea Delfs was on her way to work at University Hospitals when she saw the crash and turned around to help. Police said a Subaru had crashed head-on into a Honda Pilot, carrying six children. Delfs said she normally takes State Road to work, but on Monday […]

  • Arrest made in murder of woman last seen two years ago in Middleburg Heights

    MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS, Ohio — An arrest has been made in the murder of a woman who was last seen more than two  years ago. Tierra Bryant, 20, was last seen March 30, 2015 on Bagley Road in Middleburg Heights. She was featured as part of FOX 8’s Missing segment. Tuesday, the FBI announced the arrest of Rashad Hunt, 39, in Bryant’s death. He was arrested in Sacramento, California, and will be transported back to Cleveland to face a murder charge. […]