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  • Cleveland students make ‘get well banner’ for Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco

    CLEVELAND — Many Clevelanders are sending well wishes to Indians pitcher Carlos Carrasco, including some kids who got to meet him when he came to their school read to them. Thursday, to show their support, kids involved with the Summer School Boys and Girls Club at Stepstone Academy made a huge “Get Well” banner for Carrasco. He was recently diagnosed with a blood condition. The Cleveland pitcher had read to students at Stepstone Academy several times before. The kids were […]

  • Hundreds gather to support Vocational Guidance Services at ‘Moonbeams Over Sunbeam’ event

    CLEVELAND — Hundreds of people gathered Saturday night at the Western Reserve Historical Society to support Vocational Guidance Services. Fox 8’s own Melissa Mack served as the Mistress of Ceremonies. The evening features cocktails, dinner and dancing. Proceeds for the Moonbeams Over Sunbeam event also support VGS’ mission of “preparing people with barriers to employment for a brighter future.” VGS provides vocational rehabilitation, job skills, training and paid work opportunities to individuals with physical disabilities, mental disabilities, a history of […]

  • Firefighters extinguish blaze at asphalt plant in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND — Cleveland firefighters battled a blaze that  broke out at an industrial plant that makes asphalt Saturday afternoon. Fire officials said one of the asphalt silos caught fire in the area of Coit Road. Fox 8 Viewer Michael Young shot video on his drone over the burning tank just a few feet from a train sitting on the tracks below. No one was injured during the fire. Officials said a hazmat specialist checked out the scene and determined there […]

  • Massive whale mural in Cleveland to get facelift

    CLEVELAND-The whale wall you see on the side of the Cleveland Public Power building off I-90 in Cleveland will be restored soon. The artist best known for the 30,000 square foot marine life mural, Wyland, was in town Wednesday to kick off his foundation’s annual national outreach effort for water conservation. Wyland also painted with more than 80 children from the Cleveland school district. He said the mural is about much more than just something to look at. Wyland said […]

  • Neighbors upset with Texas man for painting entire house pink file lawsuit

    AUSTIN, Texas — Neighbors are not happy with one Texas man’s home, but it’s not because of its up-keep or anything like that. It’s because it’s pink. According to KEYE, Emilio Rodriguez bought his house in November and painted it his favorite color — everywhere, including the roof. A car accident reportedly left him paralyzed from the waist down at 4 years old and he’s been in a wheelchair after having dozens of surgeries as a teenager. Rodriguez told the […]

  • Police: DNA evidence links man to 1997 Medina County rape case, four homicides

    MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio — A man has been charged with rape in Medina County more than two decades after it was originally reported. Samuel Legg III’s DNA was found to match that of a 1997 rape kit. The case was rejected at the time, but he was indicted last month after it was re-opened due to an investigation by the Ohio Attorney General’s Office. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost said while his office and BCI were investigating an unsolved murder in […]

  • Medical marijuana dispensary in Sandusky makes final preparations to open doors

    SANDUSKY, Ohio — A medical marijuana dispensary in northeast Ohio is making the final preparations to open its doors. The Forest Sandusky Dispensary is the sister company of Standard Wellness, a state-licensed medical marijuana cultivator and processor. Initially, the dispensary will only have flower, or buds, available. But in the spring, they will have more infused products. Once the dispensary opens, only employees and patients with valid medical marijuana cards will be allowed inside. “That is definitely one of the things […]

  • Dinner with Baker Mayfield, fiancée gets huge bid at Providence House auction benefit

    CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Browns and QB Baker Mayfield helped out with a great cause Tuesday night. It was the Providence House’s 23rd Annual Deck the House Auction Benefit. People could bid on a variety of items including shoes signed by Mayfield and even dinner with him. On the auction block now-dinner for four with @bakermayfield and @emily_wilk at Greenhouse Tavern. #DecktheHouse2018 — Providence House (@provhouseCLE) December 12, 2018 At one point, he even started taking some of the […]

  • Northeast Ohio family sings together in Cleveland Orchestra Chorus

    BEACHWOOD, Ohio — Singing with the Cleveland Orchestra Chorus is a family affair for one Northeast Ohio family-of-four. The Mitchell family spent Monday evening rehearsing in Beachwood. It’s a big commitment for them: They practice once a week and as they get closer to the performance, they are asked to learn the music on their own time. Jane Timmons Mitchell, her husband, and two adult children are the only family to take the stage together. The Cleveland Orchestra and Chorus […]

  • Parma Fire Department investigating cause of restaurant fire

    PARMA, Ohio — Firefighters responded to a working fire at Victoria’s Deli & Restaurant on Ames Road in Parma late Tuesday night. It happened just before 10 p.m. According to a press release from the Parma Fire Department, the first firefighters on scene found heavy smoke throughout the building. The department says crews encountered intense fire conditions in the kitchen in the back of the building, but they were able to get it out quickly. No one was inside the […]

  • Police: Solon man reported missing found safe

    SOLON, Ohio — Solon police say a man who was reported missing has been found safe. The Ohio Attorney General’s Office issued an Endangered Missing Adult Alert for Thomas Berry, 79, after he left his Solon home around 3:30 p.m. Monday and did not return home. Authorities were concerned since Berry suffered from diabetes and other medical conditions, and did not have his required medications with him. Early Tuesday morning, Solon police confirmed that Berry was safe.

  • Cleveland police working to identify persons of interest after 9-year-old was shot

    CLEVELAND — Cleveland police are looking for information regarding the identity of individuals who are persons of interest in a shooting that left a 9-year-old girl dead Wednesday evening. Police responded to the area of Cloverside Avenue and Lee Road around 7:15 p.m. for shots fired. Police say the 9-year-old was taken to the hospital where she died from her injuries. Anyone with information about who the individuals are or the car seen in the photos above is asked to contact investigators […]

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