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  • Free tickets to Ohio attractions, events for furloughed federal workers

    CLEVELAND — Furloughed federal employees in Ohio are being offered free admission to multiple attractions and events across the state. Cleveland Metroparks announced Friday that it’s offering all federal employees free entry to the zoo on Mondays for the duration of the partial government shutdown. Beginning Monday, January 21, all federal employees and their families can enter the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo for free with their federal government I.D.  The offer is an extension of free Mondays at the zoo which […]

  • Winter weekend in northeast Ohio: Your pictures and storm reports

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Your weather reports are essential for us to get the big picture on how weather is affecting people in Northeast Ohio. We want you to be safe always, but when you can, snap a photo or video and share it with us so we can see what’s going on outside your front door. Use the “submit your photo” button below or send your pics to tips@fox8.com. This gallery is no. 2 of 2.  Click here to see […]

  • Events, activities celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2019 in northeast Ohio

    NORTHEAST OHIO — It’s a day of service, remembrance and education. Monday, January 21 is Martin Luther King Jr. Day. There are many events around our community to help residents recognize it. In addition, many area museums are offering free admission in honor of the day. Here’s a list of the events. If you have an event you’d like to see included on this list, email tips@fox8.com with the name of the event, the time, the location and a link to your […]

  • Snow plow hit by train in Cuyahoga Falls

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio — Police in Cuyahoga Falls are investigating an accident Sunday night. Police said that a snow plow was hit by a train. Bailey Road was closed at the railroad tracks due to the accident for several hours. The driver of the plow was not in the vehicle during the crash. No other injuries were reported during the accident, according to police. This is a developing story.  More information will be provided as it becomes available.

  • ‘Anything is better than Hue’: Baker Mayfield cooks up laughs in NFL skit ‘Baking with Baker’

    CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns’ quarterback Baker Mayfield had some on-air time during championship weekend, on the season finale of The Manning Hour, that is. Mayfield appeared in Cooper Manning’s Fox NFL show on Sunday, January 20 and the two went head-to-head in a roast battle. The segment, “Baking with Baker,” was set in a kitchen. Which makes sense. There really isn’t a better way to honor the hiring of new head coach Freddie Kitchens than to have Mayfield cooking up […]

  • Indiana snow artist creates giant bald eagle sculptures

    GREENFIELD, Ind. — An Indiana man made a patriotic sculpture following this weekend’s winter storm and it’s gotten quite a bit of attention. Rick Horton, also known as the Snow Artist on Facebook, shared photos of him building a pair of snow sculptures Saturday night during what he refers to as a “blizzard.” Once complete, the sculptures were of two bald eagles. Horton said on Facebook that originally he was building one large bald eagle, however that eagle fell over […]

  • City of Cleveland: Snow removal operation moves to residential streets

    CLEVELAND — The city of Cleveland is continuing with snow removal in response to the weekend winter storm. The city said Sunday that they have 65 trucks, 7 road graders, several pick-ups and more than 11,000 tons of salt to execute their clean-up. Currently, the second shift has 60 trucks loaded with salt on the city streets. As of 10:30 a.m. Sunday, after servicing the main roads, snow removal officials transitioned to servicing residential streets. Meanwhile, the city’s emergency parking […]

  • Roads closed in Hinckley after semi-truck overturns in snow

    HINCKLEY TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Police are closing roads after a semi-truck overturned in Hinckley Sunday night. Center Road is closed between W. 130th Street and Stony Hill until further notice, according to a Facebook post from police. They say it may take several hours for crews to clean up the mess. Police ask drivers to avoid the area.

  • Crews assist after car spins out, hits fire truck on I-90W

    CLEVELAND — Crews assisted an accident involving a vehicle and a fire engine early Sunday evening. Police say a vehicle spun out on I-90 westbound between the exits for E. 72nd Street and E. 55th Street. The vehicle reportedly rear-ended a fire truck. One person was transported to the hospital. Their condition is unknown at this time. According to ODOT, the left two lanes of the interstate were shut down.  They have since re-opened. This is a developing story. More […]

  • Ohio first responders rescue dog who fell through ice

    BLUE ASH, Ohio — First responders in the Cincinnati area rescued a dog who fell through the ice Sunday morning. According to a tweet from the city of Blue Ash, firefighters rescued a golden retriever this morning after the dog accidentally fell through the ice. How about a heart-warming story on this chilly day? The Blue Ash Fire Department rescued a Golden Retriever this morning after the pup accidentally fell through ice on Hunters Creek. Thankfully, the lucky dog is […]

  • Accused child predator allegedly used ‘Fortnite’ to lure victims, Florida deputies say

    TAMARAC, Fla. — A Florida man has been arrested and faces charges of child pornography and unlawful sex with a minor after allegedly using the popular video game “Fortnite” to victimize at least 20 minors. According to WSVN, authorities say their investigation into Anthony Gene Thomas, 41, began after a 17-year-old girl whose family reported her missing was found with him. Although the girl was returned home safely, sheriff’s office officials were reportedly suspicious of Thomas and his alleged co-conspirator. Their […]

  • Cleveland Public Power restores power on city’s west side

    CLEVELAND — The lights are back on for 2,500 residents who were impacted by Cleveland Public Power’s outage Saturday night. CPP posted about the update on social media. The outage was reported north and south of Detroit Avenue from the Flats to West 85th Street. Anyone who is still experiencing issues is asked contact customer service at 216-664-3256. Meanwhile, an additional 500 FirstEnergy customers in Cuyahoga County are also experiencing outages Saturday night. This is a developing story.  More updates […]