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    Student skips class for World Series, gets best response from professor

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — An Ohio University student almost found himself in hot water for skipping class Tuesday, until he presented his professor with a pretty “impeccable” excuse. Twitter user Charles Turner posted the email exchange with his professor, R. Damian Nance. According the exchange, Nance emailed Charlie pointing out that the attendance tracker indicated he was in class that day. But when Nance took attendance at the end of class, Charlie was not there. “Can you explain this, or should I […]

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    At least 30 shots fired in incident on city’s east side

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Dozens of shots were fired in an incident on the city’s east side overnight. Police say at least 30 shots were fired. Police were called to East 37th Street near Longwood Avenue just after 2 a.m. One person was shot and was taken to the hospital. Police are still investigating and do not have any suspects yet.

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    Photos: Indians vs Cubs World Series 2016

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — It’s finally here! The World Series has begun. It’s the first time the Tribe has been to the World Series since 1997. Check out the awesome photos above. **More on the Cleveland Indians**

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    Taco Tuesday: Thanks to Lindor, Taco Bell is handing out free tacos

    As if the Cleveland Indians making it to the World Series wasn’t great enough, Taco Bell is handing out free tacos — if a player steals a base– and someone did! Taco Bell fans scored big-time in Game 1, when Francisco Lindor stole a base in Game 1 at Progressive Field Tuesday night.  The free tacos will be given out on Nov. 2 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The player who steals the base will be known as the year’s ‘Taco […]

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    Google Play launches World Series walk-up music playlist

    To help kick off the World Series, Google Play Music is launching a World Series themed playlist featuring walk-up music for each player on each team. Google calls the “World Series Jams 2016” list “the champion playlist of all champion playlists.” The playlist features music from several genres and generations. Check it out below or click here:  · Cody Allen – Eric Church “The Outsiders” · Cody Anderson – Kid Rock “Born Free” · Trevor Bauer – Amon Amarth “The […]

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    Full list: Trick-or-Treat times across Northeast Ohio

    Halloween is just around the corner! We have a full list of all across Northeast Ohio with their trick-or-treat times. Halloween is on a Monday this year, and many communities are having trick-or-treat on that day. But others are sticking with a weekend event. Also, many cities suggest leaving a front porch light on to indicate that you are, indeed, welcoming the trick-or-treaters to your front door. Some cities have not yet set their trick-or-treat times — check back as we […]

  • TORONTO, ON - OCTOBER 19:  Cody Allen #37 of the Cleveland Indians celebrates after defeating the Toronto Blue Jays with a score of 3 to 0 in game five of the American League Championship Series at Rogers Centre on October 19, 2016 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    One more day: Cleveland counting down the hours until the World Series

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — We’re one day away from the World Series. The Cleveland Indians are attempting to make history with their first title in 68 years. **Fox 8 is your official World Series station. The games will appear on our air, and we’ll be offering complete coverage of the series** Standing room only tickets for Game 1 at Progressive Field are about $800. They’re $2,000 at Wrigley Field For Game 3 in Chicago. So most of us will have to settle […]

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    Go Tribe! Here are some yummy snack ideas for your World Series watch party

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — For those of us who didn’t get tickets to see the Tribe at the World Series, some watch parties and of course yummy food is in order! The chefs of Fox 8 News have a bunch of great ideas for you for anything from soup and sliders to fries and dips. One of our favorite party snacks is from Fox 8’s Todd Meany himself: Todd’s Chicken Monter. And for even more recipes, check out the links at the […]

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    George V. Voinovich ‘Innerbelt Bridge’ finally open, complete

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The George V. Voinovich ‘Innerbelt Bridge’ is officially complete and open as part of a six-year, $566 million construction project. Over the weekend, crews removed the eastbound alternate route plan. Beginning at 6 a.m. today, Interstate 90 East and Interstate 71 North were opened up to two lanes to access the Innerbelt Bridge. The entrance from State Route 176 to the bridge also reopened for a total of five lanes in the eastbound direction. The West 14th Street entrance […]

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    Seen on TV: 10/21/16

    Here are the Seen On TV links for Friday, Oct. 21,  2016: Click here to register for Wayne Dawson’s Bowl-A-Thon Click here for Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s ‘Out of this World’ Click herefor more on Tribe gear at Dick’s Sporting Goods Click here to send your photos as you celebrate the Indians Click hereto vote for the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees Click here for the Larry O’Brien tour schedule Click here for Amp 150 Click […]

  • The Cleveland Indians celebrate after defeating the Toronto Blue Jays with a score of 3 to 0 in game five of the American League Championship Series at Rogers Centre on October 19, 2016 in Toronto, Canada.  (Photo by Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images)

    Official World Series schedule has been released

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The broadcast schedule has been released for the World Series. Game 1 takes place at Progressive Field in Cleveland. First pitch for all but one of the World Series games will be at 8:08 p.m. Game 5, if needed, would begin at 8:15 p.m. **You can catch all the World Series action only on FOX 8** The schedule is as follows: — Game 1: CHI/LAD @CLE, First pitch at 8:08 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25 — Game 2: CHI/LAD […]

  • Milkshake is a 5 year old American Pit Bull female.  This precious girl has had puppies in her recent past and now it is her turn to find those forevers and live a loving life with them. She is very sweet and a great player in our unleashed program.  She will blossom in a home.  Come in and meet this beauty in kennel #54.

    Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter ‘Falling for Pits’ with annual event

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio — October is Pitbull Awareness Month! Tomorrow is the annual Falling for Pits event at the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter. **See some of the shelter’s adoptable dogs in the gallery above** The event is meant to showcase pit bulls at the shelter, promote pit bull awareness and celebrates the breed with area vendors, rescues and lowered adoption fees ($30) on pit and pit mixes. There are several dogs of all breeds up for adoption at the shelter. On […]