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  • Paul Plazak (Courtesy: Akron police)

    Police say something dangerous found at Akron home during domestic violence call

    AKRON, Ohio– A man was arrested and charged with several crimes after a domestic violence call. Akron police say at 10 p.m. Wednesday night, they responded to Chalker Street after someone called 911. A 44-year-old woman told them that her live-in boyfriend, Paul Plazak, 52, grabbed her and threw her into a wall; she said he also shoved her down, tried to choke her and threatened to kill her if she called police. Officers took Plazak into custody.  While they […]

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    Seen on TV: 5/5/16

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Thursday, May 5, 2016: Click here to read more on FDA tobacco regulations Click here for The Force Awakens done with emojis Click here for Tim Lally Cycle Breaker conference Click here for more on Fear’s Confections Click here for information on Trapped, the escape room experience in Cleveland Heights Click here for the Cleveland Clinic Harboring Hope Fund Click here for the GoFundMe page for Garfield Heights’ Natalie Perez funeral expense aid. […]

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    Pics: Viewer Snapshots

    Fox 8 viewers are sending us their snapshots across Northeast Ohio using the FOX 8 App. The pictures include their families, pets or weather across the area. Check out the snapshots above and send us your photo by clicking the ‘submit your photo’ button below. Mobile users, send your photos to tips@fox8.com. You could see your picture in one of our newscasts.

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    Seen on TV: 5/3/16

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Tuesday, May 3, 2016: Click here for information on Trapped, the escape room experience in Cleveland Heights Click here for the Cleveland Clinic Harboring Hope Fund Click here for the GoFundMe page for Garfield Heights’ Natalie Perez funeral expense aid. Click here for information on the toxic materials in Lake Erie and water quality info Click here for John’s and Wanda’s GoFundMe page CLICK HERE to donate to the Chardon Living Memorial Park. Click […]

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    Horrifying: 9-year-old calls police after mother, brother shot in Akron home

    AKRON, Ohio–  A 9-year-old girl called police to report that her mother and brother had been shot in their home on Hartford Avenue in Akron.  It happened around 10 p.m. Sunday night. Akron police say the little girl told them her brother was dead and her mother had been shot in the chest and was still alive. When officers responded, they found a 48-year-old woman lying on the floor near the staircase that leads upstairs. She was taken to Akron […]

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    Woman found dead inside vacant Cleveland home identified as missing Garfield Heights woman

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A woman found dead inside a vacant Cleveland home on Saturday has been identified as Natalie Perez, according to the Cuyahoga County medical examiner. Perez, 21, of Garfield Heights, was reported missing earlier this month. Garfield Heights police said she left her home on Blythin Road at around 2 p.m. on April 6 after an argument. She did not have a cell phone or any money with her when she left. On Saturday, April 30, a group of teenage boys […]

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    Police asking for help after dog attacked at Twinsburg dog park

    TWINSBURG, Ohio– Police are asking for the public’s help after a dog was attacked at a dog park in Twinsburg. Police say the small dog was attacked by a larger tan and brown mixed-breed dog at Liberty Dog Park at around 4:45 p.m. Wednesday. The dog who was attacked was injured and had to go to the vet. The animal’s owner was also injured. Police are asking for help locating the owner of the large dog. The owner left the […]

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    Seen on TV: 4/29/16

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Friday, April 29, 2016: Click here for John’s and Wanda’s GoFundMe page Click here for the Star Wars pit Click here for information on periodical cicadas and report form to help tracking Click here for the Cleveland Browns regular season schedule Click here for the NTSB report on deadly plane crash in Akron Click here for ways to clear up space on your iPhone Click here for more on the Prayers From Maria movie Click here […]

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    Brownie bust: Pot-laced treats lead to Brunswick man’s arrest

    BRUNSWICK, Ohio — A Brunswick man was arrested after what authorities said they found in an apartment. The Medina County Drug Task Force, along with Brunswick police, executed a search warrant last week at an apartment on Stoneybrook Lane. The task force said over 20 pounds of brownies believed to be laced with marijuana were found.  They also said several ounces of suspected THC extract were confiscated. James Hirsch, 45, was arrested and charged with trafficking in marijuana. A 17-year-old […]

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    Suspect arrested after Mansfield police say man was luring kids with candy

    MANSFIELD, Ohio — Mansfield police say they have a suspect in custody, after someone approached children and asked them if they wanted candy. Police say the man was walking through an alley in the area of 282 South Main Street on Tuesday, when he walked up to the children and offered them candy. If they wanted the candy, they would have to go with him to get it. A concerned mother called police to let them know it happened to her […]

  • Gary Mathews (Picture courtesy: Summit County Sheriff’s Department)

    Cleveland man going to prison for heroin death: ‘He profited by feeding someone’s addiction’

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio — A Cleveland man will spend time behind bars for giving heroin to a 25-year-old Cuyahoga Falls man who died after taking the drug. According to the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office, Gary Mathews, 25, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and trafficking in heroin.  He was sentenced to 7 years in prison. The prosecutor’s office said, in August 2015, Jordan Gerycz, 25, was found unconscious in his father’s home.  Authorities said Mathews admitted to selling the heroin to Jordan. “Gary Mathews […]

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    Seen on TV: 4/26/16

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Tuesday, April 26, 2016: Click here for the RTA schedule changes Click here for information on “Captain America: Civil War” advance screening Click here for information on periodical cicadas and report form to help tracking Click here for the NASA Earth Day Image Gallery Click here for the Cleveland Browns regular season schedule Click here for information on being a volunteer during the RNC Click here for the NTSB report on deadly plane crash in Akron Click here […]