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  • Maple Heights police searching for elderly woman who left rehabilitation center

    MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — The Maple Heights Police Department is searching for an elderly woman who walked away from a medical rehabilitation facility Saturday afternoon. Officials say 66-year-old Patty Mosley left the Broadway Care Center on Broadway Avenue, just after 2 p.m. Police say she suffers from dementia. Patty is 5’5″ and 135 pounds.  She was last seen wearing a grey sweater, blue jeans and black and grey hospital-type slippers.  She has black and grey hair, either in a pony […]

  • See any signs of spring? We want to see your pictures!

    CLEVELAND — It’s here! Spring, that is.  March 20 was the official start to the season before summer, and we couldn’t be more thrilled for its arrival. In fact, to celebrate, we’re showing you some of the first signs of spring! Do you have any new buds in your yard, ready to bloom? Green leaves sprouting on trees? Spring is such a good time of year for animals to be born. Have you seen any of those babies in your […]

  • Trade in your old car seat, then save on a new one at Target

    As if you needed another reason to run to Target: Next week, the car seat trade-in begins, and parents in need of an upgrade for their little ones, save money. The company says they’re doing it in honor of Earth Day. From April 22-May 5, you can bring any unwanted car seats to your neighborhood Target store and receive a coupon for 20 percent off a brand new car seat, booster seat, car seat base, travel system.  The trade in […]

  • Seen on TV: 4/15/18

    Here are the web links for Sunday, April 15, 2018: Click here for the GoFundMe page for Tommy Smithberger Click here for info on Hamilton tickets Click here for more on the trolley drivers dressed as rock stars Click here for more on the Bumpus House Click here for more information on the Cleveland Metroparks’ Explore You Park campaign Click here to report a pothole Click here to help the Euclid woman who was assaulted and beaten in her home Click here for artist Igor Lipchanskiy’s Instagram […]

  • WATCH: Surfers flock to wave-churning Lake Erie

    CLEVELAND — Forget California.  The surf is up, right here in Cleveland! Despite the chilly, rainy weather, a number of paddle boarders and surfers hit the waves off Edgewater Park on Sunday. The temperature was about 40 degrees.  Lake Erie was about 33 degrees. All of the surfers on the water were wearing full-body wet suits. We sent our camera to capture some of the surfing action. **Watch above for the video**

  • Car crashes through front of downtown yoga studio; female critically hurt

    CLEVELAND — A car crashed through the front of a downtown yoga studio early Sunday morning, prompting the business to close for the next few days. It happened at around 6:30 a.m. at the Inner Bliss Yoga Studio on Huron Road. Cleveland police said firefighters had to use the Jaws of Life to remove a female from her car.  She was taken to MetroHealth Medical Center with critical injuries. The building houses nine apartment units and Inner Bliss Yoga Studio […]

  • Taj, the giraffe, turns 1! Happy Birthday!

    HARPURSVILLE, New York — The son of giraffes, April and Oliver, made his worldwide debut one year ago this week. Millions of people watched as Tajiri’s mother gave birth at the Animal Adventure Park in Harpursville, New York. Today, his caretakers threw him a very special 1st birthday party. Tajiri was born at 5 feet and 9 inches tall.  Now, he’s nearly 10 feet! His personality is “one of independence, a nod to his father  Oliver – though his genuine demeanor […]

  • Name of boy who died after being rescued from Mill Creek Falls released

    CLEVELAND — The name of the boy who died after being rescued from Mill Creek Falls Saturday afternoon has been released. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified the victim as 10-year-old J’Meirre Williams. Firefighters on Saturday afternoon responded to the 8300 block of Webb Terrace, where two people were said to have gone into the water. They found a 16-year-old girl in the water, clinging to a log.  Rescuers pulled J’Meirre from the water.  Officials said he had […]

  • Elderly woman killed in Akron house fire

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Fire Department is investigating after an elderly woman died in a house fire Saturday evening. It happened just before 7:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Crouse Street. When firefighters arrived, they were notified that someone might still be in the home. They were able to find the victim and quickly pull her from the home. Fire officials tell FOX 8 that one person — possibly the victim’s son — tried to go back into […]

  • Cavs Fan Fest cancelled because of the rain

    CLEVELAND — These April showers are putting a damper on sports plans in Cleveland. The Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday announced that Cavs Fan Fest had been cancelled because of the heavy rain.  The news came just minutes after the Indians-Blue Jays game was postponed. 🚨 #CavsPacers Home Game 1 Notice 🚨Due to today's weather conditions, our FREE @Huntington_Bank Fan Fest has been cancelled. While interactive games, entertainment and food trucks will not take place, the large video screens on @GatewayCLE […]

  • UPDATE: Missing Maple Heights man with PTSD, dementia found

    UPDATE: Richard Berensen has been located. MAPLE HEIGHTS, Ohio — Maple Heights police are searching for a man they say went missing from his home overnight. Richard Berensen, 63, was last seen by his wife around 1:30 a.m. Saturday at his home on Maple Heights Boulevard. Police say he suffers from both Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and dementia. He may not know his name, according to officials. Berensen is 5’11” and 320 lbs.  He’s most likely wearing a brown leather jacket, […]

  • Boy rescued from Mill Creek Falls passes away

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Fire Department rescued two children from Mill Creek Falls Saturday afternoon. Sadly, one of them did not survive. The fire department said they responded to the 8300 block of Webb Terrace Saturday afternoon, where two people were said to have gone into the water. They found a 16-year-old girl in the water, clinging to a log. A 10-year-old boy was under the water. Mike Norman, of the Cleveland Fire Department, tells FOX 8 that they were […]