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  • North Olmsted fatal fire

    Man killed, woman hospitalized in North Olmsted house fire

    NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — One man was killed and a woman was hospitalized after a house fire in North Olmsted. According to North Olmsted police Lt. Jeff Medves, a neighbor reported seeing the fire and called 911 at about 6:30 a.m. The home is located in the 5700 block of Columbia Road. When police and firefighters arrived, they were able to get the woman out, but the man was found dead inside the home. The cause is still under investigation.Stick […]

  • Expert: What you don’t know about your CO detector could kill you

    What you don’t know about your carbon monoxide detector could kill you. Did you know carbon monoxide detectors actually expire, but not all have expiration dates? Or that you may not be getting the protection you think you have? Just this week, a mother and her two children were rushed to the hospital after being exposed to deadly levels of carbon monoxide. Firefighters said the leak resulted from a malfunctioning boiler, and the CO detector in her unit had been […]

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    Download: Should you tell your kids how much you make?

    We learn early on that it can be impolite to ask someone how much money they make. But should the topic be off-limits with your own kids? Some parents say no. The New York Times recently asked several parents their take on the topic. Dad Scott Parker once withdrew his monthly salary in $1 bills. He then showed his kids how fast the money is spent each month by piling the dollars up for each type of expense. “I was […]

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    1 shot to death at east side bar in front of several patrons

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland police are investigating a fatal shooting at an East Side bar. Police were called to the Club Fly High bar on Superior Avenue near East 71th Street just before 2 a.m. Inside, police found a 30-year-old man who had been shot several times. He was taken to the hospital and was pronounced dead. The preliminary investigation indicates the suspect was an unidentified black male who immediately left the bar after the shooting. There were several patrons […]

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    3 trapped in house fire, 4 firefighters injured rescuing them

    AKRON, Ohio — At least six people were hurt after a fire broke out in an Akron home Thursday morning. According to firefighters, it happened just before 10 a.m. at a home in the 940 block of Barbara Avenue in a home belonging to resident John Wallace. “I broke down. I mean I was ready to have a heart attack,” he recalls. Five firefighters suffered burns and minor injuries. As of 11:30 a.m., the fire was under control. The cause […]

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    Seen on TV: 1/29/15

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Thursday, January 29: Click here to read Josh Gordon’s open letter Click here for more on Szarka Financial Click here for 2015 Cleveland Browns Season Ticket Renewal Plan Click here for more on how to become an RNC volunteer Click here for Obama singing ‘Uptown Funk’ Click here to submit your Fox 8 Double Take photo Click here to see Michael Whary’s Eagle Scout video Click here to help ‘Teens for Jeans’ […]

  • Kyrie Irving and LeBron James

    ‘One of the greatest': Sidelined LeBron praises Kyrie’s record-setting performance

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — LeBron James has scored 50 points for the Cavs eight times. But last night, Kyrie Irving did something James has never done by doing it here at home. Irving finished the game against the Portland Blazers with a career-high 55 points, including a team record: 11 three-pointers. The Cavs topped Portland, 99-94 for their eighth straight win. James took to social media, to express excitement for his teammate, saying it was one of the best performances he’s […]

  • Smoking

    Money matters! Study says paying people could help them stop smoking

    Researchers involved in a new study came up with a unique approach to get people to stop smoking. A study published in BMJ says pregnant women are twice as likely to quit smoking when they’re given money or gift certificates than if they go to counseling — especially if they get least $1,000. Pregnant women were given $1,200 in shopping vouchers for following the steps to quit smoking. Nearly a quarter of them succesfully were able to quit. Less than […]

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    Hambden Elementary School is a Cool School!

    All school year, we are celebrating some of the coolest schools in Northeast Ohio. Each week there will be three nominees. Voting starts at 5 a.m. on Mondays and ends at 5:59 a.m. on Thursdays. *Click here to nominate your school! The winner will be revealed on Fox 8 News and after the poll is closed. This week’s winner is Hambden Elementary School in Chardon! Congratulations.


    Viewer photos: 2015 winter weather

    The winter weather is back! We want to see your best winter weather photos. If and when it’s safe for you to do so, snap a picture of what you’re seeing. Then hit ‘submit’ below to share it with us. Don’t forget to include the date, location and your name. Your photos could be shown on Fox 8 News!

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    Fox 8 Double Take: Morning show anchors on the hunt for look-a-likes!

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Do you look like a Fox 8 Morning Show anchor? Do you know someone who resembles Wayne Dawson, Stefani Schaefer, Kristi Capel, Kenny Crumpton, Todd Meany, Scott Sabol, Angelica Campos, Stacey Frey or Patty Harken? We want to see! Send us a photo of the look-alike by CLICKING HERE. (Please include contact information, such as an email address, with your submission) You can also submit a pic by tweeting it to us or posting it to Instagram. […]

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    Seen on TV: 1/28/15

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Wednesday, January 28: Click here for more on Szarka Financial Click here for Obama singing ‘Uptown Funk’ Click here to submit your Fox 8 Double Take photo Click here to see Michael Whary’s Eagle Scout video Click here to help ‘Teens for Jeans’ Click here for the celebrity lookalike app Click here for the Rock and Roll Auction from the Caribou Ranch Click here for more on the animals rescued from a […]