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    Photos: Honoring our heroes, 2015

    We want to honor our country’s heroes all year long. As the holidays approach, we want to see and learn about YOUR loved ones who fought for our country and served in the military. Just click the ‘submit your photo‘ button below to share your photo. Mobile users: Send your photos to Be sure to include your loved one’s name along with a tribute or a line of information about them. Your military heroes could be shown on Fox 8 News! […]

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    Maj. Michael Donofrio: ‘I’ll see you soon’

    Maj. Michael Donofrio sends a military greeting to Cleveland from Camp Arifjan, Kuwait. *More 2015 Military Greetings*|*Honoring Our Heroes Photo Gallery*

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    2015 Military Greetings: NE Ohio heroes share heartfelt messages for the holidays

    They’ll spend the holidays far away from their homes in Northeast Ohio. But, as they serve our country, the hearts of all our military members are still here with their families, friends and other loved ones. Many of them have heartfelt messages they are sending home for the holidays. Click the ‘2015 Military Greetings’ link below to watch those messages. And honor the special military member in your life by submitting their photo and a short message to our ‘Honoring our […]

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    Senior Airman Ian Readus: ‘Go Buckeyes! Go Cavs!’

    Senior Airman Ian Readus sends a military greeting to Sagamore Hills from Moron Air Base in Spain. *More 2015 Military Greetings*|*Honoring Our Heroes Photo Gallery*

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    Man sentenced to life in prison for 1985 murder of his pregnant wife

    AKRON, Ohio — A man has been sentenced to life in prison 30 years after murdering his wife. Scott Purk, 53, was found guilty of murder and tampering with evidence last week. Today, a judge sentenced him to life in prison on the murder charge, and he will be eligible for parole after 15 years. He was also sentenced to three years in prison on the tampering with evidence charge. Purk must serve the sentences consecutively to the current prison […]

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    Download: Report urges states to require that backseat passengers wear seat belts

    Are you ever a backseat passenger? If so, wear your seat belt. That’s the message from a new report from the Governors Highway Safety Association. According to the report, 883 unrestrained back seat passengers ages eight and older died in car crashes in 2013. More than 400 of them would have survived if they had buckled up, according to the report. The report states that 22 states don’t require seat belt use in rear seats. It encourages that all states enact a […]

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    Group delivers signatures asking prosecutor to step down from Tamir Rice case

    CLEVELAND– Supporters and family of Tamir Rice today delivered thousands of signatures in a petition asking Prosecutor Timothy McGinty to step down in the case. Protestors were chanting ‘McGinty must go’ as they entered the Justice Center elevators to deliver the petitions. McGinty told Fox 8’s Peggy Gallek that he will not step  down. Tamir Rice was shot Nov. 22, 2014 after the officer thought the 12-year-old was handling a real gun. It turned out to be an airsoft pistol that police say […]

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    Dozens displaced after apartment building fire in Chardon

    CHARDON, Ohio — Dozens of residents have been displaced after a fire broke out at an apartment building in Chardon Monday morning. The apartment building is located in the 300 block of Wilson Mills Road. Investigators say the fire started in a common area laundry room. They suspect a boiler problem was the cause of the fire. No firefighters or residents were injured. One cat died in the fire. Firefighters say two apartments were damaged by the fire, and two apartments […]

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    Seen on TV: 11/23/15

    Here are the Seen on TV links for Monday, November 23, 2015: Click here for flight information from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Click here for the 10 most dangerous holiday toys Click here for Bumps to Bows Boutique Click here for information on keeping your credit cards safe on Black Friday Click here for info on Pastativo and their Thanksgiving for Veterans Click here for Boston Market’s website and Thanksgiving info Click here for more information on the missing Brooklyn teen Click […]

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    Official RNC logo unveiled, gives nod to Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Republican National Committee has unveiled the official Republican National Convention logo, which pays homage to Cleveland’s Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. The logo incorporates a guitar along with an elephant, which is the traditional symbol of the Republican party. It was designed by Cleveland-based Falls Communications. “Cleveland is a fantastic city and is the perfect place to serve as host for our 41st nominating convention and as the launching pad for the Republican nominee. As this powerful […]

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    FBI releases sketch, offers $25K reward for info on suspect in hostage-style bank robbery

    ONTARIO, Ohio —  A $25,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the identification and prosecution of a suspect in a hostage-style bank robbery where a family was held at gunpoint in their home. According to police, the suspect entered the home of a Key Bank employee on Nov. 5 while no one was there. The suspect ultimately held the employee and his family hostage at gunpoint overnight until the morning of Nov. 6. The employee went to the 688 North Lexington-Springmill […]

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    Mother accused of leaving young child alone in unlocked, running car at Home Depot

    SPRINGFIELD TWP., Ohio — A Tallmadge mother was cited for child endangering after being accused of leaving her young child in an unlocked, running vehicle while at a Home Depot. According to Springfield Township Police Department reports, it happened Nov. 22 at the store at 2811 S. Arlington Road. Police were called to the Home Depot at around 4 p.m. for reports of a child left in a car. When officers arrived, they were met by the manager of the store, who […]