FOX 8 Lunch Break: Check out today’s top stories

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Today’s top stories all in one spot — check them out as you have your lunch on our FOX 8 Lunch Break!

Each day we will share the stories that are making headlines, so you can get that quick update on what you missed in the morning.


Public memorial service being held for fallen Canton K-9 officer Jethro

People from across the country have gathered in Canton to remember beloved K-9 officer Jethro.  Jethro passed away this weekend after being shot as officers responded to an alarm at Fisher Foods on Harrison Avenue early Saturday morning.  Several departments were at Jethro’s memorial including some from New York City, Toledo, Warren, and Weathersfield. Other K-9s were there as well.

Read more here.

Actor Alan Rickman dies at age 69

The man who played Professor Severus Snape in the “Harry Potter” movies has passed away. Alan Rickman died after a short battle with cancer. Rickman’s film debut was in “Die Hard.” He was 69 years old.

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Someone in Cleveland scores $1 million Powerball jackpot

No one in Ohio won the more than $1 billion Powerball jackpot; those lucky people were in California, Florida and Tennessee.

But, a $1 million Powerball ticket was sold right here in Cleveland.

According to the Ohio Lottery, a winning $1 million Powerball ticket was sold at Erieview Towers News in the Galleria, 1301 E. 9th St., Cleveland.

Two other $1 million tickets were sold in Ohio; one in Toledo, and one in Centerville.

Read more here.

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