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    Macedonia teacher shocked with $10,000 surprise

    MACEDONIA, Ohio — A teacher at Macedonia KinderCare was surprised with $10,000 as part of the KinderCare Early Childhood Education Award on Wednesday. Regina Campisi received the award in front of her students, their parents and her colleagues. The award celebrates outstanding teachers in early childhood education. She’s taught at Macedonia KinderCare Learning Center for more than six years. She had no idea she’d been nominated for the prestigious award. She received a $10,000 check and an all-expense paid trip to […]

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    Portion of I-77SB in Canton reopens after victim is shot while driving, hospitalized

    CANTON, Ohio — A portion of Interstate 77 southbound in Canton has reopened after a shooting investigation. The interstate was closed at 13th Street N.W. for several hours Wednesday morning. According to a release from the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the incident happened at around 3:43 a.m. A trooper with the Canton post stopped with a 2005 Kia mini-van on Interstate 77 southbound near mile post 106 in the city of Canton. When the trooper approached the van, it was determined it was abandoned […]

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    Woman injured when car drives into crowd in Parma Heights passes away

    PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio — A woman injured when a car drove into a crowd at a concert in Parma Heights Sunday has passed away. Kathleen McDonald, 61, of Parma, passed away Tuesday, according to the Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office. A 74-year-old driver plowed across an outdoor dance floor, injuring a total of eight people. It happened around 7 p.m. in the parking lot between the police station and Greenbrier Commons, where a city-sponsored summer concert had drawn about 150 […]

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    Fox 8 anchors complete the #22PushupChallenge

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — If you’re wondering why your social media timeline looks like a Crossfit box, you can thank the newest online activism trend. The #22PushUpChallenge fills your feed with equal parts physical exertion and military empowerment. On its surface, the #22PushupChallenge is easy: Do 22 pushups, post a video and tag it. If you can’t do 22, do 10 or five, or just try really hard. Yes, it’s a cousin to 2014’s #ALSIceBucketChallenge, and the mission is equally as important. […]

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    Inmate at large after posing as trustee, escaping Glenwood Jail in Summit County Friday

    SUMMIT COUNTY, Ohio — Authorities are searching for a Glenwood Jail inmate who, along with another inmate, escaped Friday after posing as trustees. According to a release from the Summit County Sheriff’s Office, it happened around 3:45 p.m. Friday. The inmates reportedly posed as trustees and assisted in carrying trays out to a van in the parking lot of the facility. When the inmates got to the van, they dropped the trays and ran toward Howard Street. The deputies on […]

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    Portion of McCracken Road in Garfield Heights closed due to crash

    GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — A portion of McCracken Road in Garfield Heights is closed due to an accident. According to police, McCracken Road is closed between Lee Road to NEO Parkway. The road is closed to both eastbound and westbound traffic. The closure is expected to be in effect for up to a couple of hours.

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    Three in hospital after car plows into crowd in Parma Heights

    PARMA HEIGHTS, Ohio — Three people remain hospitalized after a car plowed into a crowd at an outdoor concert.  Nine people in all were injured, including the driver. Two people were treated at the scene and released. Six went to the hospital. One is in intensive care at MetroHealth Medical Center. It all happened around 7 p.m. Sunday during an outdoor summer concert. Police say a 74-year-old driver was leaving the concert when she accidentally plowed her car into a makeshift […]

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    Local motorcycle fanatics aiming to break world record

    NORTHFIELD PARK, Ohio — A group of motorcycle lovers is trying to break a world record for the largest number of motorcycles to start at the same time. Fox 8’s Kenny Crumpton met some of them Monday to learn more about the attempt, and how it will help people in wheelchairs. The number to beat in the Guinness Book of World Records is 1,466. Some of the proceeds will go to the Northcoast Community Homes Program. Watch the video players for more.

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    Fox 8 Recipe Box: Sweet Potato Cups

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Heading back to school can be a hectic time for parents. But students still need a healthy breakfast before heading out the door. Chef Katherine Horvath from Whole Foods in Rocky River stopped by today to teach us how to make “Twice Baked Sweet Potato Boats.” See the recipe below: Ingredients:  — 2 sweet potatoes, baked and halved — 1 pkg turkey bacon or meat substitute of your choice — 6 eggs — 2 tablespoons fat free […]

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    Simple ‘how-tos’ for quick back-to-school hair styles

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — It can be hard to get kids out of bed and out the door on time for school. So today, we learned how to make the best use of the mornings with a few simple hair styles. Lori Bryant, of, showed us all the ropes. Watch the video player for more. **We want to see your child’s back to school photos! Click here to share**

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    2 helped out of building that caught fire on city’s east side

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — At least two people were helped out of a building that caught fire on the city’s east side Monday morning. The fire broke out at around 6:30 a.m. at a building on East 82nd Street between Euclid and Carnegie avenues. Fire crews were pulled out of the building because of weak floors on the third floor. There are no reported injuries. Stick with Fox 8 and for more. Large residential fire on E82nd. Everyone out safe with […]

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    Adorable pups waiting for homes at Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio — The Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter will have some of its adoptable dogs at a big event this weekend in Valley View. **For some of the shelter’s adoptable dogs, see the gallery above** From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., they’ll be at Dog Daze 2016 hosted by Wilson’s Feed Mill, 7604 Canal Road. There will be contests, $1 hot dogs, giveaways and more. The proceeds benefit the Dick Goddard’s Best Friends’ Medical Relief Fund. The shelter is […]