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  • Cleveland man says he’s ‘blessed to still be here’ after post smashes through windshield

    GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — A Cleveland man escaped being seriously injured in Michigan Friday morning after a post came flying off a truck and went through his windshield. The man said he rented a car and was trying to make it home to Northeast Ohio from Grand Rapids after picking up his daughters. He said a lumber truck in front of him hit a bump and a stack of posts flew off the back; one went straight through the windshield. “It’s exactly […]

  • Get ready for ‘Cleveland Chain Reaction’! Businesses, investors to be featured on FOX 8 News

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — It was a concept backed by LeBron James, called “Cleveland Hustles,” with local business owners hustling to get their idea off the ground. Now, the show is sparking a chain reaction — literally! It’s called “Cleveland Chain Reaction” with local businesses and investors hoping to continue the success of “Cleveland Hustles” and the impact it had on the community. The idea is a partnership between COSE, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress and Glazen Urban, and FOX 8 is getting […]

  • Group not giving up on minimum wage hike proposal in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND, Ohio– Backers of a citywide initiative in Cleveland to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour are not backing down. Last week, Cleveland City Council voted down the proposal, saying it could be bad for business, especially if the hike is only here in Cleveland, and other cities kept the minimum wage of $8.10. Tuesday, Raise Up Cleveland introduced new language on the proposal. Instead of the hike happening all at once, it would start at $12 an […]

  • Lasting memorial to honor Akron officer Justin Winebrenner

    AKRON, Ohio– A lasting memorial to honor Justin Winebrenner one year after he put himself in harm’s way to protect others, and was killed.   Family, friends, city leaders and fellow officers gathered at the University of Akron Monday and walked the same halls where Officer Winebrenner did as a student 10 years ago. The University introduced the Justin Winebrenner Memorial Scholarship Fund for undergraduates pursuing careers in law enforcement. A memorial plaque was also unveiled. **Read much more on Justin […]

  • Mentor man arrested at Disney resort after he was rescued from a lake

    ORLANDO, Florida– A Mentor man was charged with several crimes after his stay at a Walt Disney World resort. According to the Orlando Sentinel, Andrew Hall, 27, had to be rescued by a Disney marine unit after jumping into a lake. Deputies say Hall was intoxicated and jumped through the plastic windshield of a golf cart as a restaurant manager tried to help him. He then jumped in the water and the marine unit came to help. But, authorities say […]

  • Prom picture with Confederate flag causing controversy

    PARKER, Colo. — A prom picture showing students posing with guns and the Confederate flag is causing controversy in Colorado. According to KDVR, Chaparral High School hosted prom in Denver on Saturday. The photo shows three male students and five female students dressed in their prom attire, posing with the flag and holding guns. The teens did not do anything illegal; however, some students and parents are questioning their decision. The mother of one of the students in the photo, […]

  • Caught on camera: Teens, siblings stop attempted kidnapping

    SPRAGUE, WA — Authorities in a small Washington town are searching for a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a 22-month-old child. The father says he left his three children with a babysitter Sunday when he went to work. The children were playing unsupervised in a nearby park when the incident happened. The man was caught on surveillance video running down a sidewalk, carrying the toddler. According to the Associated Press, the boy’s two siblings screamed and chased behind the […]

  • Urban Meyer, Buckeye fans stranded at sea on cruise ship

    “Never finished” may have been the theme for the Ohio State Buckeyes after winning the National Championship, but it also seems to be the theme for the Buckeyes Cruise for Cancer. The ship was stranded in the Florida waters for nearly a day and a half after fog prevented the it from docking in Tampa Monday morning. Coach Urban Meyer, his wife Shelley Meyer, fans and a number of former players, including Cleveland radio personality Dustin Fox from 92.3 The […]

  • Fox 8 celebrates Dick Goddard’s birthday with on-air surprises

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — It was a day of surprises for a weather legend! Tuesday, Fox 8 celebrated Dick Goddard’s birthday. Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been searching for viewers who have adopted a pet from one of Dick’s segments over the years.  Tuesday, we shared some of those photos. That was just part of his surprise. First, an announcement about the name of a very special duck at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo! Tuesday, the zoo introduced Duck Goddard! […]

  • Must watch: Man breaks it down at Cleveland bus stop

    CLEVELAND —  In these cold temperatures, you have to stay warm somehow! A man was caught on camera staying warm at the W. 65th Street and Detroit Avenue bus stop in Cleveland by busting some serious moves. The video was filmed from the window of XYZ Tavern across the street. The Bus Stop Breakdown! from Jaclyn Will Jump You on Vimeo.

  • Netflix customers rejoice! New titles coming in March

    It doesn’t look like winter in Northeast Ohio is going anywhere, anytime soon. So why not cozy up with some new Netflix titles in the meantime? Nearly 30 new films and specials are coming to the streaming and DVD service in March. Some movie titles include “Finding Neverland,” “The Brothers Grimm,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2” and “Rules of Engagement.” As far as TV shows, customers can look forward to “Glee,” Season 5, “Archer,” Season 5 and “Mad Men,” […]

  • A hard day’s work: Angelica Campos breaks up ice with U.S. Coast Guard

    When temperatures get this cold, the U.S. Coast Guard spends most of its time breaking up the ice. In fact, sometimes the crews are out on the water for six months at a time. We sent Fox 8’s Angelica Campos out on the Neah Bay for an up-close-and-personal look at what they go through.