Mail bomb suspect targeted CNN, other news organizations on social media

WASHINGTON — The man arrested and charged by authorities on Friday in connection with a wave of mail bombs wrote a number of posts on social media vilifying news organizations, including one tweet in which he showed an image of a building that was affixed with a CNN logo on fire and said the media outlet “needs […]

Video shows some of Ohio’s bravest doing dangerous work during Florence

BEDFORD, Ohio — A few of Ohio’s bravest are back in Northeast Ohio after two weeks of dangerous work in North Carolina. FOX 8 obtained never-before-seen video during a dangerous mission in the middle of Hurricane Florence. In the dead of night, wading through pitch black water, Ohio Task Force 1 working to save lives. […]

44 dead as Florence-weary Carolinas face more flooding and rising rivers

After an agonizing week of ravaging floodwaters, rising rivers, power outages and dozens of deaths, the Florence-weary Carolinas are facing the possibility of more flooding over the weekend. At least 44 people have died since the hurricane slammed into the coast last week. While the rain subsided, some rivers are still rising, and North and […]

Florence weakens to a tropical depression but flash flooding is far from over

Florence weakened to a tropical depression as it marched inland, unloading a powerful mix of wind and rain on the Carolinas after killing at least 13 people. Despite its weakening Sunday from a tropical storm, its relentless rain drenched already saturated areas as authorities warned the danger is far from over. “The flood danger from this storm […]

Florence brings heavy wind, rain to South Carolina after killing 5

Tropical Storm Florence’s relentless rain is flooding parts of the Carolinas and promises even more for days, officials said Saturday, a day after it landed as a hurricane and left at least six people dead — including a baby. “The flood danger from this storm is more immediate today than when it … made landfall 24 […]

‘Ride-out team’ cares for aquarium animals during Hurricane Florence

Inside the closed South Carolina Aquarium Thursday, volunteers were hard at work taking steps to ensure the animals that call the aquarium home will be safe from Hurricane Florence. “We are here until the storm ends, and the reason we’re here is to take care of all the animals in the aquarium,” said Willow Melamet, […]

Clevelanders ride out Hurricane Florence in the Carolinas

CLEVELAND — A man from Lorain County is among those who were evacuated from Wilmington, North Carolina, and a man from Lake County is among those riding out the storm further away from the coastline. “I was actually in Cleveland for the Browns home opener and when I flew back Monday, I didn’t think it was […]

‘Last good day to evacuate:’ Hurricane Florence weakens slightly to Category 3

WILMINGTON, N.C.–  Hurricane Florence is forecast to crawl up to the North Carolina coast late this week and turn slowly left — a development that would smash the Tar Heel State with life-threatening storm surge, catastrophic winds and inundating rain while also endangering a large portion of South Carolina. “This is not going to be […]