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  • High school closed due to ‘probable’ case of meningitis after student passes away

    TUSCARAWAS COUNTY, Ohio — A high school in Gnadenhutten is closed on Monday because of a probable case of bacterial meningitis, a letter from the school stated. A student, who has not yet been identified, passed away earlier this week, Superintendent Ira Wentworth confirmed to Fox 8 News. Indian Valley Local Schools sent the following letter (in part) to families on Saturday: “This letter is to inform you of a “probable case of bacterial meningitis” with a high school student […]

  • Man killed in Cleveland crash identified

    CLEVELAND — A man killed in an accident Friday evening has been identified by the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office. Rickey Henry, 58, of Cleveland, died after his vehicle ran off the road near East 30th Street and Woodland Avenue, and ended up on its side, officials said. No one else was hurt. Further details were not immediately available. Stick with Fox 8 News and FOX8.com for updates on this story as they become available.

  • WATCH: Boy who gave up Xbox for Christmas to help homeless gets big surprise

    BEACHWOOD — A selfless act for the holidays earned a deserving boy a surprise he’d never forget. We’re talking about 9-year-old Mikah Frye, who graciously passed on an Xbox so that his grandmother could purchase blankets for the homeless instead. “He said, ‘you can buy them a blanket,’ and I said, ‘do you want to give up one Christmas gift to get a blanket to give to someone?’ And he said, ‘okay,’ and when he got home, he later said, […]

  • Seen on TV: 12/16/17

    Here are the web links for Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017 Click here for information on the A Christmas Story Live! Watch Party Click here to donate to the family that lost everything in a Cleveland house fire Click here for The Blank Box Click here for Boston Mills/Brandywine information Click here for more on Tipsy Elves Click here for more on Flower Child Click here for more from the NBA store Click here for GoFundMe account to help family who lost home […]

  • Ready to hit the slopes? Local ski resorts are open!

    PENINSULA, Ohio — Attention all skiers and snow adventurers: Your local ski resorts are open for business! Boston and Alpine Valley Ski Resorts announced last Saturday morning that they had stockpiled enough snow to open for the 2017-2018 season. We are making is SNOOWWW ❄️ pic.twitter.com/oDQHTsuB9L — BMBW_AV Ski Resort (@BMBW) December 8, 2017 “Our operation is heavily dependent on the weather. Mother Nature blessed us with amazing early season weather and our crew has been proactive getting our resorts […]

  • PHOTOS: Let us see your snow pictures!

    CLEVELAND — Many of you woke up to at least a dusting of snow this morning. Others, especially in the eastern portion of our viewing area, had a few inches. What does it look like in your neighborhood? We want to see your snow pictures! Submit them, RIGHT HERE.

  • OSHP: 2 hurt after stolen vehicle hits another car during pursuit

    CLEVELAND — A stolen car crashed head on into another vehicle Monday evening while being pursued by the Ohio State Highway Patrol (OSHP), officials tell Fox 8 News. According to the OSHP, a group of juveniles stole a car, then used it in an armed robbery.  Troopers spotted the suspect vehicle near West 150th Street.  The driver took off, prompting the pursuit with OSHP. The stolen car then crashed head on into another vehicle near Hummel Road and West 130th […]

  • Seen on TV: 12/10/17

    Here are the web links for Sunday December 10, 2017 Click herefor more on Jazzy Junebug boutique. Click here for Ohio Public Utilities Commission information on ‘Slamming’ Click here for GoFundMe for toys for children in Puerto Rico Click here for more on the Healing Together Christmas Party Click here for more on the high school rock off Click here for more on Space Camp Click here for more on playing mini golf with U2 Click here for more on Play: CLE in Avon, […]

  • PICS: Santa, reindeer paddle through Lake Erie to cheer up Browns fans

    CLEVELAND — Not to fear, Browns fans, Santa is here! That’s the message some gutsy folks on Lake Erie wanted to convey today, as they greeted Browns fans in Cleveland’s North Coast Inner Harbor on Sunday, while dressed as Santa and his entourage. One thing to note:  They didn’t come in a sleigh … Santa and crew were on paddleboards and in kayaks! Organizer Bill Cochrane, owner of NALU Standup Paddle and Surf, gathered in the harbor about an hour […]

  • Man hospitalized with serious burns after Richmond Heights fire

    RICHMOND HEIGHTS, Ohio — A man was seriously hurt after a fire ripped through his Richmond Heights home Saturday night. It happened just before 9 p.m. in the 500 block of Richmond Road. Richmond Heights Fire Chief Mike Newman says firefighters heard a man crying for help when they arrived at the home. He was trapped between two doors and couldn’t get out. Officials also described the conditions inside the home as “cluttered.” Firefighters rescued the man, but he had […]

  • Cleveland firefighters host toy drive at Steelyard Commons

    CLEVELAND — It’s the season for giving and the Cleveland Fire Department is getting into the spirit. Firefighters are hosting a toy drive at Steelyard Commons on Saturday for children in need. Donations will be accepted from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.  Both new toys and cash and check donations are welcome. Their motto? “Fill the truck with toys.” Cleveland Fire Department Public Information Officer Mike Norman says the drive was organized by two firefighters who grew up without having […]

  • ODOT lays out plan as impending snow approaches

    CLEVELAND — The Ohio Department Transportation (ODOT) on Saturday outlined its plan for the weekend as predicted lake-effect snow approaches Northeast Ohio. At noon, snowplow drivers hit the roads in Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties to combat the snow as it moves into the area. In fact, ODOT says 80 snowplows will work around the clock until the storm moves out, patrolling, salting and plowing as necessary. If you plan to travel on I-90 in Lake County, between State Route […]