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  • Little boy wants to pay it forward, asks for toys for kids in Puerto Rico

    NEW JERSEY —  A little boy in New Jersey is paying it forward, after receiving an early Christmas gift. His adorable video, in which he asks for toys for Hurricane Maria victims, has gone viral on Facebook. It all started when Jayden Perez, 8, received two VIP tickets to a New York Giants game. The third-grader decided to pay it forward by organizing a toy drive to benefit children in Puerto Rico, who have been devastated by Hurricane Maria. Jayden has […]

  • WATCH: Boy who underwent brain surgery learns he will get to meet his favorite WWE star

    A local boy facing a serious health battle will soon get to meet one of his favorite superstars. Last year, doctors discovered a tumor in Iain’s brain. The 8-year-old just recently underwent a major surgery, and during recovery, he never let go of his WWE Sheamus doll. The family met A Special Wish organizers through a friend, who arranged for Iain to meet the pro-wrestling star when he comes to Quicken Loans Arena on Dec. 11. **Watch the video, above, […]

  • Go Red: 100 Cleveland-area women gather to celebrate heart health

    CLEVELAND —  Celebrating women’s heart health. Nearly 100 women — including our own Maia Belay– from local media outlets, businesses, and community organizations donned their red for a photo shoot Tuesday night, supporting the American Heart Association. Heart disease is the number one killer of women in the United States, and every 80 seconds, a woman loses her battle with cardiovascular disease. Tuesday’s photo shoot was to raise awareness for the Heart Association’s ‘Go Red’ campaign.

  • Cleveland man goes home for Thanksgiving after 10 months in hospital

    CLEVELAND– It was an extra special Thanksgiving for one Cleveland family. Kelvin Young was paralyzed from a gunshot wound to the back in 1975. He fell ill about a year ago and was diagnosed with liver cancer. He spent 10 months at MetroHealth Medical Center, where he worked hard in therapy so he would be able to make it home for the holidays. A month ago, doctors gave him the good news and on Thursday, Young was released from the […]

  • Congrats! Kenny Crumpton honored for outstanding service in Slavic Village

    CLEVELAND — One of FOX 8’s own received some well-deserved recognition Thursday night. Our own Kenny Crumpton was honored for outstanding service to Slavic Village. It’s all part of a project called Cleveland Chain Reaction where six entrepreneurs out of more than 100 applicants were backed by investors to set up shop in the area. The project was a partnership between FOX 8, COSE, Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, GlazenUrban, and a number of other businesses. **Read more, here**

  • 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 […]