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    LeBron congratulates local groom after epic wedding photo, chalk toss

    AKRON, Ohio — LeBron James’ decision to return to the Cavs helped make one celebration even bigger here in Cleveland. Christa Deckard and Nick Jones got married at St. Vincent’s July 12, one day after James’ decision to return to the Cavs. The couple just finished their ‘I do’s’ when Nick and his groomsmen stood in front of the church wearing eight different LeBron jerseys as Nick re-created his famous chalk toss. The photo was taken by Jarred Wagner of […]

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    ‘I’m excited’: Kyrie speaks for first time on LeBron’s decision to return

    INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — For the first time since LeBron James announced he was coming back to Cleveland, the Cavaliers’ other star spoke out. Kyrie Iring spoke at Independence High School Saturday morning where he was leading a basketball camp of 250 boys and girls in grades 1 through 12. Irving said he found out James was going to be his new teammate the same way everyone else did: when the news broke on Twitter with a link to James’ essay […]

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    Don’t let the rain stop you: Time to prep for the Fox 8 Fox Trot!

    Don’t let the rain stop you. You’re going to take a shower anyway. #Fox8FoxTrot#5K#Clevelandhttp://t.co/mvuGn2A5kzpic.twitter.com/DK9yHzBicd — FOX 8 Fox Trot (@Fox8FoxTrot) July 19, 2014 CLEVELAND, Ohio — It might be a rainy weekend, but don’t let that stop you from getting ready for the Fox 8 Fox Trot. By signing up for this second annual event, you’ll support our nation’s heroes through the Wounded Warrior Project. The Fox 8 Fox Trot will be held Sunday, Aug. 24, at Voinovich Park. You […]

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    Pay up: Facebook being used to bust parents who owe child support

    MILWAUKEE, Wisc. — Facebook has become a good way to bust users for something new: child support. According to WITI, the Milwaukee County District Attorney’s Office has been using the social media site as a way to determine if parents  who say they can’t afford support really can. John Rau, for example, has paid $189 in child support for his son, Casey, 3. The problem is, that’s all he’s paid since Casey was born. Plus, the boy has leukemia. But […]

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    Akron RubberDucks create ‘Return of the King Burger’

    AKRON, Ohio — The Akron RubberDucks have added a new treat to their popular “Extreme Foods” menu: the Return of the King Burger. It’s in honor of Akron native LeBron James returning to the Cleveland Cavaliers. The four-ounce burger is topped with Boursin cheese, a king crab meat blend and wine and gold slaw. The Return of the King burger joins other menu items including the Johnny Footlong, an 8-ounce hot dog, to honor Johnny Manziel signing on with the […]

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    Customer leaves $1K tip to ‘pay it forward’ on his own birthday

    ALBANY, New York — A customer at a diner in New York left his server an 878 percent tip on his bill — as a birthday present to himself. According to the Times-Union, The Ginger Man waiter Michael Shaft didn’t believe it at first. His customer was celebrating his 47th birthday with his wife at the time. Their bill came to $113.89. The birthday boy wrote on the receipt, “Pay it forward. My birthday present to me!” and left a […]

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    Akron police ask for help finding murder suspect

    AKRON, Ohio — Akron police are asking for help finding the suspect in a murder that happened last weekend. According to police, an aggravated murder warrant has been issued for Michael J. Herring, 31, of Akron. Police say he’s wanted in the murder of Ronnie Travis on Packard Drive. Herring is described as a black male, 5’5″ tall and 160 pounds with braided black hair, brown eyes, a beard and a mustache. Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked […]

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    Wow! ‘Fair weather’ waterspout phenomenon Thursday in NE Ohio

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — People from all over Northeast Ohio have captured photos and video Thursday of what’s normally a fall phenomenon: fair weather waterspouts. But with much cooler than average temperatures, conditions are just right to spot the spouts over Lake Erie. As the cold air moves out, the chance for the water spouts will diminish. For an explanation  of the phenomenon from Fox 8 Meteorologist Angelica Campos, click the video player above. Get your full forecast here.

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    Cleveland withdraws bid to host 2016 DNC

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The city of Cleveland has officially withdrawn its bid to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. In a statement issued Friday, Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Cleveland DNC Host Committee Chair Terry Egger said: “We thank the DNC for its interest in Cleveland as a potential host city. We are proud that the bid we presented earlier this year resulted in Cleveland’s selection for a site visit. We all know Ohio’s importance in the election process, but […]

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    12-year-old girl thwarts attempted burglary

    SOLON, Ohio — A 12-year-old girl scared away a burglar who tried to break into her Solon apartment Sunday. According to Solon police reports, it happened at just after 12 a.m. on Park East Drive. A man reportedly opened the sliding patio door of the apartment and tried to enter. The 12-year-old was sitting on the couch watching TV at the time, according to her father, and screamed. The suspect ran off in an unknown direction. Officers searched the area […]

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    Dead body found in the water at Edgewater Park

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A dead body has been found in the water near the break wall at Edgewater Park, according to Cleveland MetroParks spokesperson Sue Allen. Allen says the discovery was reported at about 11:30 a.m. Friday. The body was found by park visitors who were walking near the pier. MetroParks rangers and the U.S. Coast Guard then worked to remove the body from the water. No further details are yet available. We have a crew at the scene. Stick […]

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    Welcome back! Homecoming rally set for LeBron James

    AKRON, Ohio — A community rally has been set for Aug. 8 to welcome LeBron James back home to Northeast Ohio. A week ago, James announced he would return to Northeast Ohio to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers. The Akron native previously left the area in 2010 to spend four seasons with the Miami Heat. According to the city of Akron, the welcome home rally is set for Aug. 8 at The University of Akron’s InfoCision Stadium, 302 Buchtel Ave. […]