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  • Honoring Veterans 2017: Share your photos of service men and women

    CLEVELAND– Join us in celebrating our service men and women this Veterans Day. Did you serve our country? Or is there someone else you want to honor? Click the “Submit” button below to share your photos. Mobile users can send them to tips@fox8.com. Images will not immediately appear in the gallery. See more photos submitted by our viewers here.  

  • Bond set at $1 million for man accused of raping, killing Conneaut baby

    CONNEAUT, Ohio– He was on the run for nearly three weeks. On Friday, the man accused of murdering a 13-month-old girl appeared in court. Joshua Gurto, 37, is charged with aggravated murder, murder, rape, felonious assault and domestic violence. He pleaded not guilty and his bond was set at $1 million. The badly beaten body of Sereniti Blankenship-Sutley was found in her Conneaut home on Oct. 7. Her mother was Gurto’s girlfriend. After the discovery, Gurto took off, hitchhiking his […]

  • Missing: John Smith

    AKRON, 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. John Smith, 15, was last seen in Akron Sept. 30. He is 5’1″ tall and weighs about 125 pounds. He was last seen wearing red shoes. Anyone with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department at 330-375-2552. You can see the daily missing persons segment with Amanda Berry on […]

  • Seen on TV: 11/17/17

    Here are the ‘Seen on TV’ web links for Friday, November 17: Click here for information on Operation Giving Tree Click here to see LEGO’s recreation of FOX 8’s sleepover at ‘A Christmas Story’ House Click here for more on the Cleveland Dance Show Project Preview Click here for a list of free meals on Thanksgiving Click here for more on Schumacher Homes Click here for information on the A Christmas Story Live! Watch Party Click here for information on the Cleveland Play House production of “A […]

  • City of Cleveland announces winter weather plan

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The city of Cleveland announced its winter weather plan Friday. For the 2017-2018 winter season, there will be 122 drivers in the city of Cleveland and more than 100 snow removal vehicles. The city plows clear 54 main roads first, then the priority becomes areas around schools, hills, bridges and downtown. Stick with Fox 8 and Fox8.com for more.  

  • Paid parking to soon begin at West Side Market: Here’s the cost and how it will work…

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Paid parking will begin within the next month for visitors to the West Side Market.  According to a release from the city of Cleveland, the new parking structure is meant to relieve parking congestion. It will be open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Anyone parking between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. will get the first 90 minutes of parking free. After that, parkers will pay $1 per hour. After 6 p.m., parkers will be […]

  • New York company now offering employees ‘paid climate leave’

    Weather can get severe across Northeast Ohio. But what if you could get paid days off from work when conditions are dangerous? Weather.com reports that a company in New York is offering a new perk. Fog Creek Software is giving employees up to five days off of what it calls “paid climate leave.” The CEO says formalizing an employer-friendly extreme weather policy gives employees affected by extreme weather the time needed to deal with weather emergencies and attract the best […]

  • Stef shares popular Mrs. Wendell’s Apple Crisp recipe!

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — She makes it every year. And since mentioning it, viewers have been writing in asking Stefani Schaefer to share her apple crisp recipe. Today — she is doing just that! Mrs. Wendell’s Apple Crisp 6-8 apples – pared and cored 1 cup of water 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon of cinnamon Bring to a boil… place in a square pan and cover with the following mixture…. Then… 6 tablespoons of butter 1/2 cup of brown sugar 1 […]

  • 2 drivers cut out of vehicles after wrong-way crash on I-90

    BRATENAHL, Ohio — The drivers of two vehicles had to be extricated after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 90 early Friday. It happened on Interstate 90 east before the East 152nd and Lakeshore Boulevard exit. It took Cleveland firefighters about 30 minutes to get both drivers out of their vehicles. Both were taken to the hospital in critical condition. The crash is still under investigation. Stick with Fox 8 and Fox8.com for more. OSP investigating a wrong-way driver accident on […]

  • Missing: Shamar Smiley

    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. Shamar Smiley, 17, was last seen June 26 in Cleveland. He is 5’9″ tall and was last seen wearing an all-black suit with a blue shirt. Police believe Shamar is still in the area, and they say he needs medication. Anyone with information is asked to call the Cleveland Police […]

  • Pedestrian dies after being hit in Cleveland intersection

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A pedestrian has died after being hit at Madison Avenue and West Boulevard Thursday morning. The pedestrian was a male in his 50s, according to Cleveland police.   The incident is still under investigation. No arrests have been made.

  • Seen on TV: 11/16/17

    Here are the ‘Seen on TV’ web links for Thursday, November 16: Click here for information on Operation Giving Tree Click here for a list of free meals on Thanksgiving Click here to learn more about Jack Frost Donuts Click here to vote for the “A Christmas Story” LEGO house Click here for information on the Christmas Story House Click here to register for the 5th Annual A Christmas Story Run Click here to learn more about staying at the Christmas Story House Click here for information […]