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  • Coin toss decides winner of Magnolia mayoral race

    MAGNOLIA, Ohio (WJW) — The Village of Magnolia held a coin toss Thursday deciding that Travis Boyd is the new mayor. Before the toss, Boyd drew the highest card and got to pick whether he wanted to call “heads or tails” or flip the coin itself. He called “heads” and the other candidate, Grant Downes, flipped the coin. The candidates remained tied after all of the ballots were counted in both counties on Election Day.  Boyd, 48, and Downes, 37,  tied […]

  • 911 call: Man says pregnant ex-girlfriend ‘hopped out of car’ onto I-90

    CLEVELAND — A 911 call was released Friday from the man who now faces multiple charges after the death of his pregnant ex-girlfriend on I-90. Patrick Carner, 28, is charged with tampering with evidence and obstruction of justice. He told a 911 dispatcher on Monday that his ex-girlfriend, Vonnashia Akins, 21, somehow fell out of the car he was driving. “My girlfriend hopped out of my car on the freeway,” he told the dispatcher. Police say Carner stopped the car, […]

  • Beth McLeod so thankful for messages of support, talks about coming back to work

    It’s been more than a month since Beth McLeod’s husband, Fred, passed away. And thanks, in part, to a lot of support, Beth is getting ready to come back to work. Beth said she thinks getting back in a routine will help her.  She is so grateful for everyone’s messages and sympathy. Although Beth loves the weather, she said it will be an adjustment. She expects to to be back bringing you the forecast this weekend. Read more, here.

  • 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 pic.twitter.com/DglD9YvYlf — 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 […]

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