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  • Pit bull hero: Peanut alerts family to danger

    NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio — Heroes come in all shapes and sizes and sometimes in ways we would least expect. A 6-month-old pit bull named Peanut not only saved his owner but quite possibly the neighbors, too. On March 22, Brian Maloney was awakened by Peanut, who was incessantly barking downstairs. “I thought nothing of it because I thought he was just barking at the cat, but as the night went on he was barking more and more. Finally, around 6 […]

  • Chance the dog gets new lease on life, helps others in need

    BROOK PARK- In November of 2016, Chance the dog was found by a Good Samaritan in Lorain county, after having been shot in the back leg and dragging a trap on his front leg.  Sadly veterinarians had to remove his leg, but luckily were able to save most of his front paw.  Because the 2-year-old had no tags he was put up for adoption.  80 families wanted him, and from that list Doug and Heather Labuda of Sagamore Hills were […]

  • St. Jude Dream Home ticket sell-a-thon: Chance to win a hot tub, too!

    Thursday is your chance to buy tickets for this year’s St. Jude Dream Home. But there’s more to win than the house. A hot tub from Litehouse Pools and Spas will also be given away. FOX 8’s Kristi Capel has a closer look at the prize in the video, above. Tickets for the 2018 St. Jude Dream Home go on sale this Thursday starting at 6 a.m. Like last year, there will be 20,000 tickets. Each ticket costs $100 and […]

  • St. Jude Dream Home ticket sell-a-thon: A closer look at what you could win

    We’re less than a week away from ticket sales for this year’s St. Jude Dream Home. Once again, Nick Abraham Auto Mall will be donating a car, as well. **Kristi Capel has a closer look in the video, above** This year, the house is being built in Rocky River by Cleveland Custom Homes and developed by Valore Builders. Be sure to save the date: Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 22 at 6 a.m. They’re $100 each and proceeds benefit St. […]

  • Local family talks about why St. Jude means so much to them

    In just a couple more weeks, tickets for the St. Jude Dream Home will go on sale. With that in mind, our Kristi Capel visited a local family who is very familiar with St. Jude. She talked to them about why St. Jude means so much to them. Continuing coverage on the 2018 St. Jude Dream Home.

  • What’s the plan to remove boat stuck in ice in Fairport Harbor?

    FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio — A sailboat remains stuck on the ice in Fairport Harbor after it broke free from its moorings at a marina along the Grand River, and floated into Lake Erie during one of Northeast Ohio’s winter thaws. On Friday, we spoke to the personal responsible for the sailboat, William Harrison, and asked him about his plan to get it back. “I got a call that the boat had broken loose and that it was in my name and […]

  • St. Jude Dream Home: Breaking ground on the home of someone’s dreams in Rocky River

    ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Right now it’s a plot of land. But soon, it will be the home of someone’s dreams. Ground has been broken on the 2018 St. Jude Dream Home. **Watch the video, above, for more** This year, the house will be built in Rocky River by Cleveland Custom Homes and developed by Valore Builders. The 3-bedroom, 2,600 square foot home is valued at nearly $600,000. Be sure to save the date: Tickets go on sale Thursday, February […]

  • Munson Elementary is a Cool School!

    CHARDON, Ohio — Munson Elementary School in Chardon, Ohio, is for grades K-5 and the total enrollment is just over 300 students. Everyone knows everybody — making it just like one big family! Munson is our ‘Cool School’ of the week. Watch the video, above, for more. *Click here to nominate your school!

  • Huntington Elementary School in Brunswick is a Cool School!

    Their motto is simple: “Dedicated to Excellence.” And, their students know they are the subject of a lot of attention. This week’s FOX 8 Cool School is Huntington Elementary School in Brunswick, where every student is given equal attention. **Nominate a Cool School!**  

  • Stanton Middle School is a ‘Cool School’

    KENT- It is the home of the ‘rough riders.’ But thanks to hard work in the classroom, it is a smooth ride at this week’s FOX 8 Cool School. At Stanton Middle School in Kent, teamwork is the key to success. Here is a look at this week’s FOX 8 Cool School in the video above. *More Cool Schools here**

  • Watch pumpkins fly! Local farm market shows off popular attraction

    RICHFIELD, Ohio-Watch those pumpkins fly! Luther’s Farm Market in Richfield, Ohio, has a pumpkin launcher and it’s a very popular attraction. People can try it out for themselves…. 3 shots for $10. **Get more information from the farm market’s website, HERE** Watch in the video, above, as DroneFOX gets a high-flying look at it.

  • Horizon Science Academy Denison Elementary is a ‘Cool School’

    One big family. That is how one local school describes their building. Horizon Science Academy Denison Elementary School is this week’s ‘Cool School.’ It houses grades K-6 and is the second home to 130 children. Denison is 1 of 19 concept schools in the Buckeye State. Fox 8’s Natalie Herbick takes us inside in the video above. **More on Cool Schools here**