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  • ‘Our souls are settled’: President George W. Bush posts heartfelt statement after his mother’s death

    Former President George W. Bush has shared a beautiful tribute to his mother after news that she passed away. Barbara Bush, the snowy-haired first lady and mother of a president whose plainspoken manner and utter lack of pretense made her more popular at times than her husband, President George H.W. Bush, died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. She was 92. In his post, her son said while his family is sad, “our souls are settled because we know hers was.” […]

  • Woman found shot to death in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police are investigating after a woman was shot to death in Cleveland Tuesday. According to Cleveland police, it happened in the 2100 block of Emery Avenue. The victim was dead when police arrived. The shooting is still under investigation. Stick with Fox 8 and Fox8.com for more.

  • Rascal Flatts headlining this summer’s Bash on the Bay country music festival

    PUT-IN-BAY, Ohio — Ohio’s own country music band Rascal Flatts will be the main act at this year’s Bash on the Bay at Put-in-Bay. The second annual Bash on the Bay Country Music Festival will take place on Aug. 20 this year at the Put-in-Bay Airport. Last year’s event featured Toby Keith. Gates this year open at 3 p.m. Several bands will play before Rascal Flatts. Those bands include Chris Lane and The Cory Farley Band. “Last year we proved […]

  • Photos: Fox 8 viewers wake up to April snow!

    Happy spring! Many communities around Northeast Ohio woke up to snow Monday morning, with some saying they got upward of seven inches of the white stuff! The further south you are in Ohio, the bigger the chance you got snow. Luckily, our Fox 8 weather team says system has moved out of the area. Here are some viewer photos to remember it by:

  • 17-year-old arrested in death of 98-year-old Wadsworth woman found in closet

    WADSWORTH, Ohio — A 17-year-old male has been arrested in the death of a missing 98-year-old woman who was found in her closet. Margaret Douglas was reported missing from her home on Portage Street earlier this month. An out-of-town relative called police after learning that Douglas’ friends had not been in contact with her in nearly four days. After the initial call, officers did a walk-through of her home but didn’t see any evidence of foul play. Her body was […]

  • New Swenson’s location coming to North Olmsted, will be open this summer

    NORTH OLMSTED, Ohio — Northeast Ohio is just weeks away from getting another Swenson’s. Construction started Monday for the new location on Lorain Road and Dover Center Road in North Olmsted. It will be Swenson’s first location on the west side. The new location will be open this summer, and an official grand opening day will be announced on Swenson’s social media. This will be the ninth Swenson’s location.

  • Photos: Inductees, performers rock the red carpet ahead of induction ceremony

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The rain may have literally dampened the red carpet, but it didn’t touch the spirits of performers, inductees and hundreds of fans who gathered to cheer on their favorite musicians at Public Auditorium Saturday. A two-hour red carpet event took place right before the ceremony began at 7:30 p.m. The fan favorite by far was Bon Jovi. Those in the crowd screamed and chanted “Richie!” at Richie Sambora, who stood by and waved for nearly 15 minutes. […]

  • Video shows what appears to be tornado flipping car in Coventry Township

    COVENTRY TWP., Ohio — Video from a business’ surveillance cameras show what appears to be a tornado blow through a parking lot in Coventry Township, flipping a car. The video was taken at Akron Coin & Jewelry Sunday evening. The storm can be seen in the upper right-hand corner of the video. Tornado warnings were issued for parts of northeast Ohio Sunday evening. Portage, Stark and Summit counties were under the warning from 6:30 pm. It was issued until 7:15 […]

  • Two CMSD schools closed due to flooding

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Two Cleveland school campuses are closed today due to flooding. According to the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, the following have been closed: The John Hay High School Campus and Cleveland School of the Arts are closed today due to flooding in the area. — Cleveland Metropolitan School District (@CLEMetroSchools) April 16, 2018 Heavy rains and storms caused flooding in several parts of our viewing area Sunday. Flood advisories and warnings are in effect for most of NE […]

  • Video: Firefighters rescue 4 children, 2 adults from school bus stuck in floodwaters

    BARBERTON, Ohio — Four students and two adults were rescued from a school bus stuck in floodwaters in Barberton Monday. According to the Barberton Fire Department, it happened on 14th Street between West Tuscarawas and Shannon Avenue. The road was flooded when the bus went down the street, and there was around 2.5 feet of water on the road. There were four kids between the ages of 7 and 8 on the bus at the time along with two adults. […]

  • Passenger ejected from vehicle after car hits power pole in Brook Park

    BROOK PARK, Ohio — Two people were seriously injured in a one-car crash in Brook Park overnight. It happened at just before 1 a.m. at Brookpark Road and Henry Ford Boulevard. Police say the driver lost control of the car before hitting a power pole. The passenger was ejected from the vehicle and was in critical condition. The driver was in serious condition. The crash is still under investigation.

  • Induction Bullet Points: Dire Straits

    Dire Straits Members: Alan Clark, Guy Fletcher, John Illsley, David Knopfler, Mark Knopfler and Pick Withers Broke up in: 1995 First album released: “Dire Straits,” 1978 Most recent studio album: “On Every Street,” 1991 First hit single: “Sultans of Swing,” 1978 Most popular songs: “Lady Writer,” “Tunnel of Love,” “Romeo and Juliet,” “Money for Nothing” Albums sold: Over 100 million worldwide