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    Sold out! Tickets to LeBron James homecoming event go fast

    AKRON, Ohio — They went faster than you can say superstar! The City of Akron announced Monday afternoon that tickets for LeBron James‘ welcome home celebration sold out in just hours. However, the City of Akron, along with The LeBron James Family Foundation and the University of Akron, are working to make a small number of additional tickets available. We’ll continue to bring you updates on those tickets. Tickets for the August event were made available beginning Monday morning at […]

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    Twister touchdowns: Tornado caught on tape in Colorado

    COLORADO — A couple records video of a tornado touching down in Colorado on Monday. *Check out video both above and below* The twister touched down and kicked up a lot of dirt near Ft. Lupton along Highway 85, north of Denver. Our sister station, KDVR, reports that at least two touchdowns have been confirmed; no injuries have been reported. They said flights at Denver International Airport were halted for a short period of time until the danger passed. *CLICK […]

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    Freddie Prinze, Jr. reveals working with Kiefer Sutherland made him want to quit acting

    Freddie Prinze, Jr. said working with Kiefer Sutherland on ’24’ in 2010, made him want to quit acting. The 38-year-old told ABC News at Comic-Con, “I did ’24.’ It was terrible. I hated every moment of it. Kiefer was the most unprofessional dude in the world; that’s not me talking trash. I’d say it to his face; I think everyone that’s worked with him has said that.” He went on to say, “I just wanted to quit the business after […]

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    Marine’s mom gets amazing surprise almost decade after son’s death

    HOUSTON, Texas –It was a flag signed by fellow marines, meant to be given to the family of Lance Cpl. Fred Maciel, after he died in Iraq in 2005. Somehow, the flag got lost; now, almost a decade later, it’s where it belongs: with his family. The way it was found and returned is amazing. According to KHOU, a man, who saw the heartfelt messages on it, bought it for $5 at a flea market. He and his family tracked […]

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    Futuristic fun? Baseball team offers ‘Fanbot’ experience at games

    How’s this for the full baseball experience? The Hanwha Eagles in South Korea launched eagles-fanbot; according to their YouTube page, it’s a world-first that allows for “interactive cheering for those fans who cannot come to the stadium.” Basically, robots would fill the seats of those fans who can’t make it to the game, and using the internet, fans would control what the robots do at the game. *Watch the video above for more*

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    Wicked weather leads to rescue of kayakers and trees ripped down

    GATES MILLS, Ohio — Several people were rescued from the Chagrin River on Monday. Authorities say in one instance, two people– an adult and a juvenile– were rescued after their kayak overturned. They were able to grab onto a log and that’s where they were pulled to safety. Other kayakers were rescued further up the river; at least four kayaks were pulled out of the river. The water was too rough to be in, especially for kayaking, according to authorities. […]

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    Man posts touching message to wife hours before he’s killed by crashing plane

    VENICE, Florida — A Georgia man is dead and his 9-year-old daughter is in the hospital with critical injuries after they were hit by a small plane that made an emergency landing on a Florida Gulf Coast beach. The Piper Cherokee crash-landed Sunday afternoon, losing a wheel, damaging a wind and smashing a propeller. The Sarasota County Sheriff’s Office identified the victims as 36-year-old Ommy Irizarry and his daughter Oceana. Officials told the Sarasota Herald-Tribune the victims were either hit […]

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    Sailor from Parma dies supporting Operation Enduring Freedom

    The Department of Defense announced on Monday that a sailor from Northeast Ohio died while supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. The DOD said Yeshabel Villotcarrasco, 23, of Parma, died on June 19 aboard USS James E. Williams while the ship was in the Red Sea. Villotcarrasco, who died in a non-hostile incident, was a Boatswain’s Mate. Stay with FOX 8 News and FOX8.com for more information.  

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    Police: Cory Barron may have fallen down garbage chute into dumpster

    NEW RUSSIA TWP., Ohio — Authorities announced on Tuesday that the body of a man discovered at Republic Services Landfill in New Russia Township Tuesday is Cory Barron. The 22-year-old from Fremont disappeared from the Jason Aldean concert at Progressive Field on Friday. Family members reported him missing on Saturday. On Tuesday, Cleveland police said they received information from the Lorain County Sheriff’s Office that a body had been found and officers responded to the location. The Lorain County Coroner’s Office […]

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    Grandpa takes over dance floor, shocks everyone at wedding

    One man’s moves on the dance floor are so amazing, thousands of people have already watched the video on YouTube and nearly half a million people have shared the video post on Facebook. You see him throw down his canes and rip up the dance floor. His moves are so amazing, several women join in the fun with him. *Watch the video above*

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    Pregnant woman, boyfriend murdered after Craigslist arrangement for sex

    WYOMING, Michigan — A man is accused of killing a pregnant woman and the woman’s boyfriend before killing himself. According to WXMI, police in Wyoming, Michigan warned of the disturbing details during a news conference on Monday. Authorities said Brady Oestrike, 31, strangled eight months pregnant Brooke Slocum, 18, after he held her captive for a period of time. They said Oestrike also killed Slocum’s boyfriend, Charles Oppenneer, 25. Police said when the body was found, Oppenneer’s head was missing. […]

  • Congrats! Melissa Mack announces exciting news

    FOX 8 meteorologist Melissa Mack announced some very exciting news on FOX 8 News at 4 p.m. Monday. She is engaged! Melissa says her boyfriend, Ryan, shocked her with a surprise vacation where he proposed. Melissa gives details in the video above.