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  • Amber Alert issued for missing 6-month-old girl abducted by mother

    CLEVELAND HEIGHTS, Ohio — Police have issued an Amber Alert and are looking for a six-month-old who was reportedly abducted by her mother. According to Cleveland Heights Police, 6-month-old Emery Seals was abducted by her 26-year-old mother, Alexis Barnes, from an apartment on the 2600 block of Noble Road in Cleveland Heights around 7 a.m. Saturday. Seals is approximately 25″ tall and weighs 14 lbs, police say.  She has black hair and brown eyes. She was reportedly last seen wearing […]

  • Police investigating death of Shaker Heights school teacher involving former judge

    SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Police are investigating the death of a Shaker Heights School District teacher. Shaker Heights Police say they responded to a 911 call on Chagrin Boulevard Saturday morning. Sources told the FOX 8 I-TEAM that police were investigating a domestic violence call involving former Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge Lance Mason. Police tell FOX 8 that they have initiated an investigation into the death of Aisha Fraser, and as a result of their initial investigation, have taken Mason into […]

  • Ohio State beats Maryland 52-51 in overtime

    COLLEGE PARK, Maryland – No. 10 ranked Ohio State Buckeyes (9-1) travel to College Park to take on the Maryland Terrapins on Saturday afternoon. Maryland was first to score in Saturday’s game. Running back Anthony McFarland ran 81 yards for a touchdown. Ohio State placekicker Blake Haubeil then kicked a 36 yard field goal, putting points on the board for the Buckeyes. However, Terrapins’ McFarland scored another touchdown on a 75 yard run, followed by placekicker Joseph Petrino kicking a 36 yard field […]

  • Body discovered behind hotel in East Cleveland, police say

    EAST CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police are investigating a body found behind a hotel in East Cleveland Saturday morning. East Cleveland Police says officers were called to the 15600 block of Euclid Avenue around 11 a.m., where they found an unresponsive woman. The woman reportedly suffered apparent blunt force trauma. She was pronounced dead on scene, police say. Police have not yet provided any information regarding a suspect. However, they ask that anyone with information contact Crimestoppers at 216-252-7463. This is a […]

  • Fernway Elementary School renovations to be completed by Spring 2020

    SHAKER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Fernway Elementary School is expected to be fully renovated by spring of 2020 after a fire destroyed the building back in July. Fernway Elementary School caught on fire in an accidental blaze July 10. No one was injured, but the damage was extensive. Students were assigned to other buildings in the Shaker Heights City School District for the start of the 2018 school year. On November 14 the Board of Education approved pending $3 million plus […]

  • Siri helps get drunk White Castle-bound driver arrested, police say

    CANAL FULTON, Ohio — Misguided directions from Siri led to a drunk driver’s arrest in Stark County. According to their Facebook post, around 2:15 a.m. Friday a Canal Fulton police officer stopped a 29-year-old East Canton woman who sped past him 16 mph over the posted limit. Police said the woman was very intoxicated and arrested for an OVI. Reportedly, when asked where she was going, she told police she was trying to get to White Castle in Canton, so […]

  • Cavs players surprise shoppers by working cash register, paying bills at Giant Eagle in Garfield Heights

    GARFIELD HEIGHTS, Ohio — The season of giving is in full swing and the Cleveland Cavaliers are in the giving spirit. Friday evening, Cavs players George Hill and Cedi Osman made a surprise visit to the Giant Eagle in Garfield Heights and they were ready to put the “giving” in Thanksgiving! Hill and Osman worked the register, ringing up customers’ orders and bagging their groceries. But, the biggest surprise to customers was that the players were covering their grocery tabs […]

  • Camel spotted wandering Pennsylvania highway during snowstorm

    SOUDERTON, Penn. — Motorists and internet users alike are bewildered after a camel took a stroll through a snow storm in eastern Pennsylvania Thursday. The camel, now being called Snow Camel, was spotted on the side of a highway about 35 miles north of Philadelphia, according to New York Daily News. Pennsylvania journalist Laurie Mason Schroeder tweeted photos of the encounter saying, “This storms not fit for man nor beast!” This storms not fit for man nor beast! Photo courtesy […]

  • 911 calls from distressed people inside Medina Hospital during active shooter hoax

    MEDINA, Ohio —  FOX 8 has obtained some of the 911 calls from distressed people in Medina Hospital during the lockdown for an active shooter claim that turned out to be a false alarm earlier this week. Tuesday afternoon police received a, now deemed hoax, 911 call saying there was an employee who was armed, and had taken hostages at the Cleveland Clinic Medina campus. The hospital was reportedly on lockdown for two hours before authorities determined it was a […]

  • President Trump will name Ohio native, Case Western graduate to head EPA

    WASHINGTON — President Trump says he will nominate an Ohio-native and Case Western Reserve University graduate to head the Environmental Protection Agency. Andrew Wheeler, a former congressional aide and lobbyist who has served as interim Acting Administrator of the EPA since July 5, when his predecessor resigned earlier this year, got President Donald Trump’s nod Friday for the permanent job. Trump made the announcement in passing at a White House ceremony for Presidential Medal of Freedom honorees. Singling out Cabinet members […]

  • PHOTO GALLERY: First day of fall sunsets

    NORTHEAST OHIO — The sun has set on the first day of fall, painting the sky with beautiful colors. If you took any photos of Saturday night’s marvelous sunsets we would love to see them! This gallery is closed. Thanks for your submissions.

  • Suspects who allegedly set elementary school playground fire in Lorain identified

    LORAIN, Ohio — Lorain firefighters extinguished a playground fire at a local elementary school Wednesday that was believed to be intentionally set. According to Lorain City Schools, Lorain Fire Department responded to a fire at the Palm Elementary School playground around 5 p.m. They said the fire was contained to the corner playset used by students in first through fifth grade and extinguished quickly. The playground equipment, however, has been deemed a total loss and will be removed.  The school […]