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Lou can be seen weekdays as co-anchor of Fox 8 News at Six.

Lou Maglio came to WJW in 1994 as an anchor/reporter, serving as anchor of the morning and 5 p.m. newscasts. He later became the co-anchor of the 6 and 10 p.m. weekend editions of Fox 8 News.

Prior to joining Fox 8, Lou was an anchor at WEWS-TV in Cleveland from 1981-94. He was also a reporter and producer at WFMY-TV in Greensboro, N.C., from 1980-81. In 1977-80, Lou was a reporter at KCRG-TV in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, from 1977-80.

Lou graduated from Binghamton University in New York with a degree in mass communications. He also obtained his master's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri. Lou has won two Emmy Awards.

During his free time, Lou enjoys playing soccer and golf, gardening and working with computers. He resides on the west side of Cleveland with his wife and three sons -- Zach, CJ and Joey. Spending time with his family and their many activities is Lou's greatest passion.


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    Sea of Blue supporters rally, pray for peace in Cleveland

    Cleveland – As a judge moves toward a verdict in the Michael Brelo trial, a group supporting police held a prayer vigil Friday evening. Members of an organization called Sea of Blue said they have noticed a heightening of tensions in the community and they wanted to do something that would encourage calm. Brelo is a Cleveland police officer who faces voluntary manslaughter charges in the shooting deaths of two people after a high speed chase in November 2012. The […]

  • School: Teacher fired after pushing student into a locker

    AVON- An eighth-grade teacher was fired after an investigation determined that the teacher pushed a student into a locker, then shut the locker door. The student at Holy Trinity Elementary in Avon told the assistant principal about the incident in early May. The teacher was placed on administrative leave after a preliminary investigation, then fired after a more thorough probe. The school called the conduct inappropriate and unacceptable. Part of a statement from the school reads, “We at Holy Trinity […]

  • ‘He was a coward': Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus speak out again

    CLEVELAND – Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus spoke out again about the horror they endured at the hands of Ariel Castro, Friday night. They appeared on the Greta Van Susteren show on the Fox News Network. Berry and DeJesus recounted their story from beginning to end, how Castro started assaulting them on the very first day and how the attacks never stopped. They described in graphic detail how they were shackled day after day. They spoke of the release they felt on […]

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    St. Ignatius High School warns parents, one student diagnosed with mumps

    CLEVELAND – Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland is following health protocols after a student was diagnosed with mumps. In a letter to parents, the high school notes that the student is no longer attending classes. The letter informs parents that only one student has not received any vaccination and that student will not be allowed to return to school until he receives the required dose. According to the high school, two other students have received only the first of two […]

  • Local family who lost loved one to brain-eating amoeba on mission to save lives

    VERMILION, Ohio- Brain-eating amoeba. It’s just as horrible as it sounds.  Joe Murray of Vermilion died from the amoeba. He was just 32 years old. His family describes him as a person who would do anything for anyone. They spoke to FOX 8, as part of a mission to save lives. The Murray family is also holding a fundraiser to raise awareness. It will be held at the Vermilion Country Club on July 18. Watch their story in the video […]

  • Mayor Jackson says Cleveland will be safer after city council passes gun measure

    CLEVELAND- Cleveland City Council Monday night passed a measure aimed at keeping guns away from bad guys and children. The ordinance is the result of months of work and comes at the urging of Mayor Frank Jackson. Among other things, a person who transfers a gun and is not a licensed gun dealer is required to report the transaction to police. Another provision says if a gun is lost or stolen, police must be notified. The ordinance bans toy guns […]

  • Police: 13-year-old took $25K from grandfather, gave it away to classmates

    MEDINA, Ohio- Police are investigating the theft of $25,000 from the home of an 83-year-old man in Medina Township. Detectives believe the man’s 13-year-old grandson took the money and handed it out to others, including some students at Claggett Middle School in Medina. Police believe the boy’s 14-year-old friend is also involved, along with the friend’s grandparents and another adult. More than $7,000 has been recovered so far, along with merchandise purchased with the money, including a television set. Police […]

  • Painesville’s police K-9 Cash remembered as partner, part of the family

    PAINESVILLE, Ohio- Officers from several communities gathered Monday in Painesville to remember one of their own. Painesville’s only police dog, K-9 Cash, passed away recently and officers gathered to pay tribute for his many years of service. Watch the video above for much more on Cash; click here for more stories on police K-9s.

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    Pot proposal: Growing marijuana in your backyard in Ohio

    CLEVELAND- The movement toward legalizing marijuana in the state of Ohio is taking another turn. ResponsibleOhio, the group leading the movement, now is proposing that Ohioans be allowed to legally grow pot in their backyards. Under the proposal, people over the age of 21 would be able to grow up to four plants on their property, provided they get a state permit first. The marijuana would be for personal consumption only, not for sale. Lydia Bolander, spokesperson for ResponsibleOhio, said, […]

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    Man convicted of murdering woman 30 years ago to get new trial

    CLEVELAND — A man convicted of a brutal rape and murder more than thirty years ago is getting a new trial. A Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge made the ruling on Thursday. The judge cited questions about DNA evidence in deciding that Anthony Apanovitch should get a new trial. Apanovitch was convicted in the death of Mary Ann Flynn inside her Cleveland home in 1984. There was no direct evidence linking him to the crime scene and there were no […]

  • ‘I Need Help’ Facebook group helps people deal with harsh winter weather

    CLEVELAND- Yvonne Pointer endured the worst tragedy imaginable. Her daughter, Gloria, was murdered 29 years ago. She has devoted her life to helping others who are in pain. This week’s harsh winter motivated her to try something new. “The other morning, it was a terrible snowstorm,” she said. “So I looked out to see how much snow was falling and I saw someone was shoveling my driveway and sidewalk. It was a young man from the neighborhood. He got up […]

  • Public gathers to learn more about the potential closing of Lakewood Hospital

    LAKEWOOD  – A large crowd packed the Beck Center in Lakewood Wednesday night to learn more about the potential closing of Lakewood Hospital. The hospital has served the city for more than a century. But the Cleveland Clinic, which operates the hospital, wants to close it and replace it with a family health center and emergency room. Lakewood Hospital would close in 2016 when a new hospital the Clinic is building in Avon is complete. Many at the meeting wanted […]