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  • Charges filed against man who allegedly fired shots at officers with rifle

    CLEVELAND — Charges have been filed against a man accused of shooting at officers with a rifle, the FOX 8 I-Team has confirmed. Ronald Goodman, Jr. will appear in Cleveland Municipal Court Tuesday at 8:30 a.m. on a felony assault charge, officials said. Police say Goodman fired shots at officers with an AR-15 rifle early Sunday morning near West 105th Street and Western Avenue. The officers initially responded to a call about a disturbance at a bar. As they investigated, […]

  • Police: Teen with gun near Shaker Heights HS causes brief lockdown

    SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Shaker Heights High School was on lockdown for a brief period Monday night because of a teen with a gun at a nearby residence, Shaker Heights police said. Commander John Cole confirmed to the FOX 8 I-Team that officers responded to the 3000 block of Huntington Road Monday evening for a report of a male with a gun. The teen fled the scene, but was taken into custody a short while later. Police say he was distraught and […]

  • Photo gallery: Submit your sunset pics!

    CLEVELAND — We’re all excited about the warmer, sunnier weather. And with that springtime splendor, comes some pretty spectacular sunsets; particularly, right over Lake Erie. Have you captured any beauty shots of our glorious sunsets here in Northeast Ohio? We want to see your pics! Submit your photos, below. Mobile users can send them to tips@fox8.com. Happy spring!

  • Heartbreaking ad shines spotlight on anguish, strength of moms with sick kids

    It’s an exclusive club that no mother wants to join: Moms of sick kids. But for far too many mothers, the nightmare of watching their children suffer is a daily reality for them. In honor of Mothers’ Day, the SickKids Foundation released an ad that puts a spotlight on the pain, anxiety and fear that these mothers face as their children battle serious illnesses. More than anything, though, it focuses on the strength that these moms display while facing adversity. […]

  • Good news, April followers: There will be a permanent giraffe cam

    HARPURSVILLE, New York — It’s a great day for April’s most-dedicated fans: Animal Adventure Park is getting a permanent giraffe camera. You heard that right! The park on Sunday announced on its Facebook page that avid April watchers can view their favorite giraffe family very soon. “The Giraffe Cam is not gone forever! This week we will announce viewing day/times for you to check in and watch progress! This schedule will continue until noted differently. A permanent yard cam will […]

  • Cleveland police searching for suspects who held up Subway employees

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating an armed robbery at a local Subway Friday morning. It happened at a sandwich shop in the 16900 block of Lakeshore Boulevard at around 10 a.m., Friday. Police say two suspects entered the store — one of whom was armed with a weapon. They held up employees and got away with an unknown amount of cash, police say. No one was hurt. The incident comes just weeks after a 17-year-old Subway […]

  • Police: Vehicles stolen from slain couple’s car dealership

    CLEVELAND — Two cars were stolen from a used car dealership in Cleveland where a husband and wife were shot and killed last week, authorities said on Tuesday. **See photo gallery above this story for pictures of the stolen vehicles** Michael Kuznik and Trina Tomola were found dead by their 19-year-old son inside the Mr. Car Sales dealership on East 185th Street Friday night. Both had been shot in the head. Although some property was missing from the dealership, authorities, […]

  • Sheriff’s Office: Newcomerstown officer ‘fabricated’ being shot by suspects

    NEWCOMERSTOWN, Ohio — The Newcomerstown police officer who claimed he was shot by two armed suspects last week, prompting a search for the shooters, fabricated the story, the Tuscarawas County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release on Tuesday. Last Monday, 37-year-old Bryan Eubanks told authorities that he had been pursuing two suspects in a black Geo Tracker on Johnson Hill Road in Newcomerstown, when they began shooting at his patrol car, striking him in the arm. Police put out […]

  • Search for Facebook murder suspect: Police won’t stop until he’s in custody

    CLEVELAND — The manhunt for the suspect accused of committing murder live on Facebook has intensified as it enters its second day. At a press conference Monday morning, Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said officials searched dozens of locations for murder suspect Steve Stephens to no avail. “Steve is still out there someplace. We are asking the public to remain vigilant; go about your day but be careful. Call 911 if you see vehicle,” Williams said.  Earlier, officials said officers are […]

  • Employer of Facebook murder suspect closed today due to safety concerns

    CLEVELAND — The employer of Steve Stephens says the agency will be closed today because of safety concerns, a spokesperson has confirmed to Fox 8 News. Beech Brook Assistant Vice President Nancy Kortemeyer on Monday morning said they would reevaluate whether or not to remain closed on Tuesday after hearing the latest update from Cleveland officials at a 9 a.m. media briefing. **Follow updates on Beech Brook, here** The Cleveland Division of Police said 37-year-old Stephens killed a man on […]

  • Stephens told mother: ‘If you see me again, it’ll be a miracle’

    CLEVELAND — As the manhunt for Steve Stephens intensifies across multiple states, his loved ones are searching for answers and trying to cope with the horror of his alleged crime. Fraternity brothers of 37-year-old Stephens told Fox 8 News on Sunday that the man accused of fatally shooting 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr., is not the man they once knew. “On behalf of the Supreme Council and the members of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, we lift our sincere and heartfelt […]

  • Seen on TV: 4/17/17

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Monday, April 17, 2017: Click here for more on Brianna Alomar Click here to vote to name April’s calf Click here for Cavaliers playoff schedule — Round 1 Click here for Star Wars Force for Change – win cool experiences Click here to join the bone marrow registry Click here for KP the baby’s cute YouTube feed Click here to learn more about which ‘milk’ is right for you and your family […]