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  • 3 children hurt after shots fired into home in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating after an 8-year-old boy was shot, and two other children were hurt, after someone shot several rounds into a home Saturday evening. It happened just before 11 p.m. in the 1000 block of East 71st Street. I heard a lot of screaming because it got real quiet,” said the victim’s grandfather who did not want to be identified. “It really got quiet and I hear a lot of screaming. They [people […]

  • Seen on TV: 5/13/17

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Saturday, May 13, 2017: Click here for Rock Steady Boxing Click here for information on Honor Flights. Click here for more info on the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society annual commemoration Click here for more on African Elephant Crossing at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo Click here for information on Survival Systems USA/plane crash survival. Click here for info on soothing music in animal shelters Click here for more on fear free veterinary […]

  • WATCH: Octavia Spencer delivers commencement speech at KSU

    KENT, Ohio — Octavia Spencer delivered the commencement speech at Kent State on Saturday, which cost the university $100,000. The contract between the university and the Academy-Award winner had her posing for photos with VIPs starting at 9 a.m. Saturday morning. She then took part in the processional, delivered her speech at 11 a.m., and wrapped up by noon. Thank you #DrWarren and #kentstate for having me deliver commencement address for #2017. Fun day. https://t.co/GUJLPMXuFe — octavia spencer (@octaviaspencer) May […]

  • Bear locks himself in car, honks horn, then snacks on treats

    ROANOKE COUNTY, Virginia — Imagine being woken up by the sound of a honking horn, then finding out that a bear, not a human, was doing all the beeping. That’s exactly what happened to some homeowners in Roanoke County, Virginia, earlier this week. According to the police department’s Facebook page, the homeowners heard their car horn honking and came outside to investigate. There, in their vehicle, was a 200 lb. baby black bear. The animal managed to open the door, […]

  • Police: Man, 29, fatally shot in the head outside Cleveland home

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Division of Police is investigating the death of a man who was fatally shot early Saturday morning. It happened at around midnight Saturday in the 14100 block of Idarose Avenue, where officers had responded to a home for a report of a male shot. A 29-year-old man was found lying on the sidewalk with a gunshot wound to the head.  He was taken to University Hospitals, where he later died. Officials say the man had been […]

  • Mark Wahlberg to friend LeBron James: ‘Go easy on my Celtics’

    CLEVELAND — Mark Wahlberg came to Cleveland to talk burgers, but the main dish he served up on the red carpet was about basketball; particularly, LeBron James. “He’s knocking on Michael Jordan’s doorstep as far as legacy and the greatest of all time. He continues to just go out there and do amazing things. I’m very happy for him,” the 45-year-old actor said of his longtime friend. Wahlberg, who was in town Thursday night for the VIP preview event for […]

  • Mother’s Day 2017: Events, freebies, discounts and brunches

    CLEVELAND — Hey, moms, Sunday is your day. We’re celebrating motherhood, matriarchs, maternal bonds and the influence all of it has had on society. There are plenty of things to do to around Northeast Ohio to commemorate your special day. So, check our list of events, brunches, freebies, discounts, and celebrations.  We want you to feel like a queen on May 14! **NOTE: All events are on Sunday, May 14, unless otherwise noted!** Brunches: RITZ-CARLTON CLEVELAND  1515 West Third Street, […]

  • Teen killed at Portage County party was student at Eastern Michigan University

    FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — The 18-year-old Cleveland man who was fatally shot at a house party early Saturday morning in Portage County, was a sophomore student at Eastern Michigan University. “It is with the deepest of sympathy that we mourn the death of Jayquon Tillman,” said Eastern Michigan University President James Smith on the school’s website. “Our heartfelt thoughts go out to his family and friends at this time of grief and sorrow. We stand by to offer whatever support […]

  • Today is the four-year marker of the courageous escape on Seymour Avenue

    CLEVELAND — It’s been four years since the day that Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight, who now goes by Lily Rose Lee, escaped from a home on Seymour Avenue, after being held captive for more than a decade. After years of torture, their captor, Ariel Castro, happened to leave his door unlocked. That’s when Amanda Berry took the risk and screamed for help. Charles Ramsey, who was a neighbor of Castro, kicked through the bottom of the storm door that let […]

  • Cedar Point’s opening weekend: Who’s ready for summer?

    SANDUSKY, Ohio — The screams, the food, the rides … it’s all there waiting for you this weekend! Cedar Point’s gates are officially open to the public starting today.  What could be a better marker of summer for Northeast Ohioans? If you’re planning on going this weekend, get ready to enjoy 70 rides, 17 roller coasters, a spectacular beach and entertaining shows. As the park says on its website: “There’s something for everyone!” Plus, have you tried Valravn yet? The […]

  • Sheriff: Teen shot and killed, woman wounded at large party in Portage County

    FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — An 18-year-old man was fatally shot, and a 20-year-old woman was wounded, when shots were fired inside of a large party early Saturday morning in Portage County, officials confirmed to Fox 8 News. It happened just before 1 a.m. at a multi-family home in the 7200 block of SR 43 in Franklin Township. Portage County sheriff deputies responded there for reports of a “large party.” While investigating the scene and trying to quiet residents down, deputies heard […]

  • Family heartbroken after fire damages Mama Catena Ristorante in Euclid

    EUCLID, Ohio — Firefighters in Euclid were on the scene of a fire at Mama Catena Ristorante for several hours Saturday morning, officials confirmed to Fox 8 News. The damage to the restaurant is heartbreaking for the Catena family, who have been in business for the last 28 years. “We appreciate everyone’s well wishes, texting, and even customers when they came out to support us, so thank you,” said Rina Catena. The blaze started just before 10:30 a.m., at the […]