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    Scores & Snapshots: High School Football week 9

    Week 9 of Friday Night Touchdown had some great battles for fans to take in. More than 20 high school games were covered by the hard-working Fox 8 camera crews all over Northeast Ohio Friday night, and many more games were on tap for Saturday. GET A COMPLETE LIST OF UPDATED SCORES The Friday Night Touchdown Dodd Camera game of the week featured Chippewa against Hillsdale. Hillsdale beat Chippewa, 18-15. *SEND your snapshots by clicking here*    

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    Call & Post associate publisher and editor Connie Harper passes away

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Constance “Connie” Harper, associate publisher and editor of the Call & Post, has passed away. According to a statement from Harper’s family, she passed away peacefully surrounded by family and close friends Friday night. The statement says: “(Her) greatest joy was sharing with others the success, concerns and struggles of Cleveland’s black community as associate publisher and editor of the Call & Post Newspapers…the entire Harper-Trumbo family would like to thank the doctors, nurses and staff at […]

  • Undersized is perfect size for football team’s freshman star kicker

    HUDSON, Ohio — A freshman kicker is helping his football team to a perfect record this season. Grant Gonya, No. 96, may be one of the smallest players on his team, but the undersized ninth grader has been almost perfect when it comes to knocking the ball through the goal posts. Grant is 5 for 6 in field goals with the longest being 43 yards, plus he’s 29 for 29 in extra points. He’s been kicking a football his whole […]

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    3 juveniles lined up, threatened with gun outside store; police search for suspect

    AKRON, Ohio — Police are asking for help finding a man suspected of being involved in an incident involving three juveniles outside of a convenience store last week. It happened around 8 p.m. on Oct. 17. An unknown number of suspects — including the one pictured in the surveillance video above — followed three juvenile males out of Reem’s Market, 1825 13th St. S.W. The suspects lined the three males up and indicated that they had a gun. One of […]

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    Seen on TV: 10/25/14

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Saturday, October 25: Click here for more on Ebola Click here for TouchedByCancer.org Click here for more information on local fall festivals Click here for more on the two ferns skit Click here for Avengers: Age of Ultron Click here for defective air bag information Click here for LoganStiner.org Click here for I-77 Ramp Reconfiguration information Click here for Cavs’ home opener party information Click here for Amherst company bottled water recall […]

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    Fox 8’s own switch roles, serve as celebrity bartenders for a good cause

    TWINSBURG, Ohio — Fox 8’s Matt Wright, Peggy Gallek and Todd Meany switched roles Friday night. They served as celebrity bartenders at Brewster’s Cafe Bistro Pub in Twinsburg. It was all part of a special event, and the money raised at the event goes to the Twinsburg VFW.

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    Charges filed against driver accused of plowing into bar, injuring several patrons

    WESTLAKE, Ohio — The man authorities say stole a truck, led police on a high-speed chase and then plowed into Dover Gardens Tavern is in the hospital but faces several charges. Brandon Pawlak, 26, of Cleveland, faces charges of grand theft, attempted theft, criminal tools and breaking and entering after the incident, which injured more than a dozen people, including himself. ‎ The chase ‎‎all started around 8:45 p.m. Thursday in Avon Lake when the truck was allegedly stolen from […]

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    Police arrest woman, accomplice wanted in Elyria bank robbery

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Elyria police say they’ve arrested a woman suspected of robbing a bank Friday afternoon. According to police, it happened at about 1:30 p.m. at U.S. Bank, 455 Midway Blvd. Police say the suspect demanded money and threatened bank personnel. She was then given money and fled the bank. Photos of the suspect were dispersed to surrounding law enforcement agencies and media outlets. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, Elyria police arrested the suspect, Courtney Browne, at the Red Roof […]

  • ‘Chronic Wasting Disease’ hits state, first positive case confirmed in an Ohio deer

    HOLMES COUNTY, Ohio — The first case of a serious disease affecting deer is being reported in Ohio. According to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, officials Thursday confirmed the first positive case of Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in the state in a captive deer herd in Holmes County. The sample was taken from a buck on a hunting preserve in Millersburg. The preserve had been under quarantine since April because of a known connection to a captive deer operation […]

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    Photos: Cosmos cast a rare solar eclipse over NE Ohio

    (CNN) — The cosmos cast an afternoon delight over the country on Thursday with a partial solar eclipse. The moon clipped the sun, making it look like a fingernail as it set in the west for most of the country and Canada. The show lasted about two hours, and began at about 5:43 p.m. It was viewable until sunset, which hit at roughly 6:34 p.m. Cleveland State University Research Astronomer Jay Reynolds provided this timeline of what we saw here […]

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    LeBron James taking his talents to…Disney!

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — LeBron James is taking his talents to the Disney Channel. James has a new television show debuting this weekend, and it stars and is also produced by him. It’s called  “Becoming,”  and it was filmed in his hometown of Akron, Ohio. **For clips from the show, click on the video players above and below this story** The show is a half an hour long and highlights his path from childhood to stardom. “I’m really excited about helping […]

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    Mom whose ultrasound reaction went viral says babies survived emergency surgery

    PLEASANT GROVE, Utah — The mom whose reaction to an ultrasound went viral says all four of her babies survived an emergency surgery performed earlier this week. Back in July, Ashley and Tyson Gardner found out that after years of trying to get pregnant an in-vitro fertilization attempt was successful, and that they were pregnant with quadruplets, made up of two sets of twins. Their story and photos capturing their reaction went viral. Now, Ashley is 19 weeks pregnant. She […]