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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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    Billboard in Akron takes shot at LeBron

    AKRON — A billboard that criticizes LeBron James is installed in the very same neighborhood where James spent most of his childhood. Media outlets report the billboard was paid for by Dan Le Batard. He hosts a sports talk show on a Miami radio station along with a national television show on ESPN. The billboard reads, “You’re welcome, LeBron.” It is signed, “Love, Miami.” Le Batard reportedly said, “It’s just fun anarchy. All meant in fun.” One Northeast Ohioan tweeted […]

  • ‘It was crazy': Golfers run for safety as tornado touches down

    HINCKLEY, Ohio– An unforgettable day for some people at the Valleaire Golf Course in Hinckley. “We were trying to putt through on the 11th hole and Mother Nature had other ideas for us,” said Brandon Donelan. A tornado touched down Tuesday afternoon, sending them running for cover. “We started hearing this freight train noise so we all took off running for a little gully, but there were trees and leaves flying everywhere. It was kind of crazy.” Golfer, Ryan Ward, […]

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    Photo: Gas station robbery suspect may have struck before

    TWINSBURG, Ohio– Summit County sheriff’s deputies are asking for the public’s help in finding a man who entered a Twinsburg Speedway gas station carrying a knife. They are hoping clear surveillance images will generate tips. Authorities said he went to the counter of the gas station on Sunday evening, pulled out a large knife and demanded money. But when another store employee walked out of a back room, the suspect took off. Investigators think he might be responsible for a […]

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    In Logan’s memory: Teen honored at graduation

    ELYRIA, Ohio– A much-loved member of the senior class at Keystone High School passed away Tuesday but his spirit was everywhere at graduation ceremonies Friday night. Logan Stiner died of natural causes in his home. He was eighteen years old. Logan was the school’s prom king. He was an outstanding student and athlete. Friends remember him as someone who could lift the spirits of everyone around him. One hundred forty Keystone seniors graduated in ceremonies at the First Baptist Church […]

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    Men Accused of Stealing from Dead at Local Cemetery

    SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Ohio– Police have one suspect in custody and are searching for a second suspect after the theft of more than 180 bronze vases from Hillside Memorial Park Cemetery. Gregory Wade faces felony theft charges. A warrant is out for the arrest of Daniel Parr. Akron police noticed a surge in bronze sales to local pawn shops and started investigating. It appears all of the thefts occurred at Hillside Cemetery in Springfield Township. Detective John Lombardi said the thefts […]

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    Suspect Gets Stuck in Vent During Bob Evans Break-in

    MANSFIELD, Ohio– A man busted at Bob Evans. Authorities said John Edmonds, 47, of Mansfield, climbed the roof and then got into the store after removing the vent cover. But, he got stuck in a ventilation duct and his foot tripped the alarm. According to authorities, a sub-contractor went into the store Tuesday morning, heard the alarm and saw Edmonds’ feet dangling from the ceiling. When firefighters arrived, they used a rope to pull him back up. He was arrested […]

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    Lunch Scare: Student Releases Pepper Spray at School

    PARMA, Ohio– A student at Normandy High School will be disciplined for releasing pepper spray in the school cafeteria during lunchtime on Monday. The area was evacuated right away and students in the immediate area were taken to the auditorium. A few complained of breathing difficulties and were evaluated at the school clinic. According to a statement released by the school, the Parma Fire Department and district safety and security team were called to the school. The area was ventilated […]


    Hollywood Moves East! ‘Draft Day’ Premieres in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND–Hollywood has its red carpet. Cleveland had its orange carpet on Tuesday night. The movie ‘Draft Day’ was filmed in Cleveland and it features the Cleveland Browns. Kevin Costner portrays a team executive preparing for a crucial draft of college players. Several Browns players appeared at the screening at the Cinemark Theater in Valley View. And the carpet was orange, one of the Browns team colors. Quarterback Brian Hoyer said, “Usually, you have premiers out in Los Angeles or New […]

  • ‘Took My Breath Away': Former Navy SEAL Talks About Shooting

    BATH TWP., Ohio–Police are looking for witnesses as they investigate the shooting of a former Navy SEAL in a Bath Township parking lot. Christopher Heben, 44, was walking into a grocery store on Friday when he was nearly struck by a vehicle. After a verbal altercation, someone in the car fired a shot at Heben, striking him in the abdomen. Heben described it this way to FOX 8 News, “The driver looks at the passenger and they visually agree on […]

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    A First: Yvonne Pointer to Receive FBI Honor Again

    CLEVELAND– A prestigious honor will be given to one of the most dedicated people in Cleveland. Yvonne Pointer will become the first person in the nation to receive the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award for a second time. Yvonne established the Gloria Pointer Scholarship Fund to remember her daughter who was murdered in 1984. Yvonne wrote a powerful book called “Behind the Death of a Child.” She has worked tirelessly to support victims of crime locally, nationally and around the […]

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    Caged Kids Reach $2 Million Settlement With Stark County & Insurers

    CANTON, OH —  A Northeast Ohio county reached a $2 million settlement with children who were found kept in cages in 2005. The eleven children were found in the Huron County home of Michael and Sharon Gravelle. The lawsuit argued that Stark County should have known that the Gravelles were not fit to be parents. Three of the children were placed out of Stark County. The county agreed to pay $100,000; insurance picked up the majority of the rest. Huron […]

  • Kidney Transplant An Emotional Trip for Coaches

    ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — A close bond between two coaches at Lutheran West High School in Rocky River is now a permanent bond. A significant milestone in their journey together happened at the school on Wednesday night. Girls soccer coach Jeff Bancroft desperately needed a new kidney to save his life. His friend and girls basketball coach Josh Campbell volunteered immediately. “When he was coming into work the way he was and doing what he did on a daily basis […]