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  • Kanga went missing 11/28/16 on Bowhall Rd. Painesville township. Orange and white, friendly. (440)635-6607

    Missing pets with Dick Goddard: Let FOX 8 viewers help (Part 4)

    Is your furry friend missing? Share a photo and maybe fellow FOX 8 viewers can help you. Click the “Submit Your Photo” button at the bottom of this page. Then, in the description box, be sure to include your pet’s name, where it was last seen, and a number or email address where you can be reached. Please try not to exceed two lines as the description will likely be cut off. Click here to view lost pets in our […]

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    Seen on TV: 2/17/17

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Friday, Feb. 17, 2017 Click here for info on the 2017 Cleveland Polar Plunge Click here for information on Love-a-Stray Dog Division Click here for Medina Ice Festival information Click here for info on Olympic gold medalists in Public Square Click here for more on Cyndie Wade Click here for the list of the top most structurally deficient bridges in Ohio. Click here for the GoFundMe account for the victim/family of the Medina […]

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    Man charged under Goddard’s Law pleads not guilty to killing neighbor’s dog

    CHESTER TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Goddard’s Law is having an impact once again in Northeast Ohio. For the first time in Geauga County Friday morning, someone was charged under the law which makes it a felony to harm a pet. Chester Township resident, Dennis Dudich, was in court Friday, charged with animal cruelty and discharging a firearm in a prohibited area. Dudich is accused of shooting his neighbor’s bulldog, Zoey in another neighbor’s yard. He pleaded not guilty in court to […]

  • Suzy is a 2 1/2 year old Boxer mix female.  This curious gal has a very good nature and is a fun soul who loves squeak toys.  She certainly will put a smile on your face with her sunny outlook.  Suzy is also a member of the unleashed play groups.  Come in and meet this pretty lady in kennel #25.

    Love bugs looking for homes at Cuyahoga County animal shelter!

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio — There are lots of adorable dogs up for adoption at the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter. **Click the photo gallery above, to see the latest additions** The shelter is located on Sweet Valley Drive in Valley View. It’s open Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Thursdays and Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sundays from noon to 4:30 p.m. Adoption fees at the shelter are regularly $95. The adoption fee include the dog […]

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    Kristi Capel learns her results — and the news is a big shocker!

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — All week long on Fox 8 News at 8 a.m., we’re learning a bit more about what some of our reporters, anchors and meteorologists are made of. They all submitted DNA samples that were tested by The test goes back between 500 and 1,000 years identifying your ancestors and what parts of the world they come from. Friday was Kristi Capel’s turn — and she got quite the shock! Watch in the video player above. For […]

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    Missing: Kristy Thomas

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — FOX 8 is relaunching our missing persons segments with the help of Amanda Berry. We hope the segments will help loved ones reunite with their missing family members. Kristy Thomas went missing on June 29, 2015. She was last seen near East 57th Street in Cleveland. She is 4’11” tall with brown hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective White with Cleveland Third District Police at 216-623-3085. You can see the daily missing […]

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    Suspect in murder of 14-year-old Alianna Defreeze pleads not guilty

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The man accused of killing 14-year-old Alianna Defreeze on her way to school last month pleaded not guilty to his charges Thursday morning. Christopher Whitaker, 44, was issued no bond and will appear in court again on Feb. 22. He was assigned public defenders. Cuyahoga County prosecutors plan to seek the death penalty against Whitaker. He faces four counts of aggravated murder, two counts of kidnapping and one count each of rape, aggravated burglary, tampering with evidence and […]

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    Authorities searching for man accused of raping elderly woman in Northfield Center

    NORTHFIELD CENTER, Ohio — Police are searching for a man accused of sexually assaulting an elderly female in Northfield Center Township. According to a release from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, authorities are searching for Raymond C. Gates, 42, of Boston Heights, who faces a charge of rape in the case. On Nov. 11, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a home in Northfield Center Township for reports of a disoriented elderly female. The caller said the female was […]

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    Stefani Schaefer learns her Ancestry results — and gets quite a surprise!

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — All week long, our Fox 8 in the Morning anchors and reporters have learned more about each other and themselves. They all took DNA tests to uncover their genealogy. The tests go back between 500 and 1,000 years identifying your ancestors. Thursday, our Stefani Schaefer got her results. While she knew she was Italian, Hungarian and German, there were a few surprises in her results. Watch the video above for more. For Scott Sabol’s results, click here.  […]

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    Missing: Caprice Schlageter

    ANDOVER, Ohio — FOX 8 is relaunching our missing persons segments with the help of Amanda Berry. We hope the segments will help loved ones reunite with their missing family members. Caprice Schlageter, 16, went missing on Nov. 26, 2016, near her home on Fenkell Road in Andover. She is 4’11” tall with brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a purple hoodie and blue pajama pants. Anyone with information is asked to call the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s […]

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    Akron Zoo says goodbye to some animals, hello to others

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Zoo said goodbye to some of its residents — but it’s welcomed a whole new group of animals. The moves were all based on Species Survival Plan recommendations from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums. According to a release, the zoo received a new male red panda named Biru. He lives in the zoo’s Asian Trail area and came from the Rosemond Gifford Zoo in Syracuse, New York. The Akron Zoo’s former red panda, Zheng, […]

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    Brush High School student athlete passes away unexpectedly

    SOUTH EUCLID, Ohio — A Brush High School student athlete has passed away unexpectedly, according to a statement from South Euclid Lyndhurst Schools. The statement says Alec Kornet, who was a junior, died Tuesday evening. The 17-year-old was an honor student and was involved in the Charles F. Brush High School Band, soccer and hockey teams. The statement says: “Alec was an incredibly well-liked and well-respected student by his fellow classmates. This SEL Schools is deeply saddened by his death, and […]