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  • Black Bear on the Run in Bath Township

    BATH TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Another black bear is making its way through a local town. Bath police officers spotted one at around 6 a.m. Wednesday, running down West Bath Road. People also saw it in the Ghent Hills area and on Rambling Way Drive. Sarah Wells told Fox 8 News she saw a “very large” black bear walk across a small bridge, then up some stairs onto her patio on Forest Pool Road. The bear sniffed around for a bit, […]

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    Congressman Pledges to Live on Food Stamp Budget

    A congressman announced Tuesday that he will be living on an average food stamp budget for one week.

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    Woman Accused of Threatening Kids with Chainsaw

    A Missouri woman was in jail Monday night, accused of threatening children with a chainsaw.

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    WATCH: Orca Steals Fisherman’s Catch

    A group of Alaskan fishermen were going for a big catch, but what ended up on their fishing line was much more than they bargained for!

  • Portion of SR 2 in Vermilion closed for report of suspicious device

    SR 2 in Vermilion Reopened after Suspicious Item Found

    VERMILION, Ohio — A portion of SR 2 in Vermilion was reopened Tuesday afternoon, after a device suspected to be a pipe bomb was found in a grassy area, the Ohio State Highway Patrol reported. It’s still not known what that item is. It was taken in for analysis. Investigators say an employee with the Ohio Department of Transportation reported the suspicious item. The Lorain County Bomb Squad responded. SR 2 at SR 61 and SR 60 was closed for […]

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    Sex Offender Arrested in 1993 Rape Case

    CLEVELAND — A man wanted in the 1993 rape of a woman was apprehended by U.S. Marshals Tuesday morning. Elias Acevedo, 49, was arrested sometime after 8 a.m. in the 2300 block of Seymour Avenue — the same street where Ariel Castro allegedly held three women captive for a decade. U.S. Marshal Pete Elliot said the following about Acevedo’s arrest: “The citizens of Seymour Avenue witnessed the arrest of another sexual predator with a violent history of preying on women. […]

  • Deadly Police Chase- Nov, 2012

    1 Supervisor Fired; 2 Demoted After Deadly Chase

    CLEVELAND — The results of disciplinary hearings held for 12 Cleveland Division of Police supervisors involved in a deadly chase were announced Tuesday. Chief Michael McGrath said after putting together a committee with the responsibility of reviewing the pursuit, one supervisor had been terminated; two had been demoted; and nine face suspensions ranging from one to 30 days. Sgt. Michael Donegan was fired. A report released by Cleveland police states he engaged in the pursuit for a brief time, left […]

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    Cause of Death Released in Mayfield Hts. Murder

    MAYFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office on Tuesday released its findings in the death of a woman found in her apartment Saturday. Pamela Mays, 48, died from asphyxiation, the medical examiner said. She also had blunt impacts to the head, trunk, and extremities. Her death has been ruled a homicide. Mayfield Heights police were led to Mays’ body after discovering the body of her husband, Darryle Burke, 44, inside his home. After they found him, officers […]

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    Police: Boy, 4, Shoots and Kills Father

    Prescott Valley police said a 4-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed his father around 12:30 p.m. Friday while they were at a friend's house.

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    Grand Jury to Investigate Philly Building Collapse

    A grand jury will investigate last week's deadly building collapse in Philadelphia.

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    LOOK: Space-Age Underwater Hotel Plans

    With its luminous body seemingly hovering above the water, this futuristic building could be the mothership in a sci-fi film.

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    Black Bear Spotted in Stow Neighborhood

    STOW, Ohio — Black bear sightings are in full effect this summer with sightings reported all over northern Ohio. The latest occurred at around 8 a.m. Monday in Stow, just west of State Route 91 in the Heather Hills neighborhood, according to the Stow Police Department’s Facebook page. Last month, Stow residents reported a bear sighting on Gates Lane. PICTURES: Black Bears in Northeast Ohio In the last week, bears have been spotted everywhere from Wickliffe to Austinburg Township. The […]