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  • It’s National Cat Day! Send us your pictures!

      CLEVELAND – Today may be Game 3 of the World Series, starring our very own Cleveland Indians. And a team from Chicago. But if you ask any cat what day today is, they’ll tell you that it’s National Cat Day! MEOW! If you feel the need to adopt a cat, or to add to your feline  family, the Cleveland APL is having a special Meowloween event all weekend. Click here for details. This Meowloween, take home a frightfully fantastic cat […]

  • A rainy, floody weekend in northeast Ohio – send us your pictures

    NORTHEAST OHIO – As we wade through another wet weekend here in northeast Ohio, many of us are also dealing with flooding. Flood watches continue through Sunday morning. If you have a good picture of this wild and wet weather, share it with us. And if all this rain has got you down, why not take a cue from Archie the boxer of Berlin Heights? He’s enjoying the water!   ***If you decide to take a picture of the storms, […]

  • Share your Woollybear pictures with us!

      VERMILION, OH – Woollybears are taking over Vermilion this October Sunday – and we want pictures! Send us your Woollybear photos so everyone can see what a wacky, wonderful day it is. Fox 8 hopes that everyone has an amazing time at Woollybear this year. Want more info on the day’s events? Click here for the schedule.

  • Lawsuit filed after group claims racial disrespect at local Bahama Breeze

    ORANGE VILLAGE, Ohio – A lawsuit is being filed  against the Bahama Breeze restaurant in Orange Village. The suit alleges claims for “race discrimination in public accommodations, and civil liability for the crime of making false alarms.” The suit was announced Monday by Chandra Law Firm on behalf of a group of women who are the plaintiffs in the incident. The group was having dinner at the restaurant in Beachwood on June 19. They allege the trouble started when some […]

  • Child struck by car in Brook Park passes away

    BROOK PARK, Ohio — A  child who was struck by a vehicle Saturday in Brook Park has passed away from her injuries. Police say the vehicle exited the Mary Queen of Apostles parking lot, crossed Engle Road and then entered a private drive, striking the 8-year-old girl. The child was transported to Southwest Hospital, where she died just after 7:30 p.m. Police have identified all of the parties involved and are not looking for any other vehicles. Anyone who witnessed the […]

  • Medina event honors fallen Ohio officers, 9/11 victims

    MEDINA, Ohio – The FDNY Tunnel to Towers 5K Run/Walk comes to Medina’s town square this Sunday, as the nation begins to mark the 17th 9/11 anniversary. The Tunnel to Tower run is held across the nation to mark the last steps of NY firefighter Stephen Stiller, who left Brooklyn on the day of the attacks to make his way through Battery Tunnel into the city. In addition to the 9/11 commemoration, Medina is also honoring Westerville Police Officers Eric Joering […]

  • Cavs sign guard David Nwaba

    CLEVELAND – The Cleveland Cavaliers have signed guard David Nwaba to a one-year contract, the team announced on  Saturday. OFFICIAL: Welcome to #TheLand, @dnwaba0! DETAILS: https://t.co/qlMYr72fWB#AllForOne pic.twitter.com/EQbIYUPUx2 — Cleveland Cavaliers (@cavs) September 8, 2018 The deal is for the veteran’s minimum of $1.5 million. Nwaba spent last season with the Chicago Bulls, playing in 70 games. He averaged 7.9 points and 4.7 rebounds. He has also played for the Lakers and their G League team, South Bay Lakers. Nwaba is […]

  • Woman injured in 2017 Ohio State Fair ride accident passes away

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – One of the victims injured in the ride accident at the 2017 Ohio State Fair has passed away. 18-year-old Jennifer Lambert died Friday, according to her family’s attorney. Jennifer had been in a long-term care facility in Geneva since then. She was injured when one of the six gondolas on the Fire Ball ride at the fair broke loose. 18-year-old Tyler Jarrell was killed in the accident. Seven others, including Jennifer, were hurt. The ride’s Dutch manufacturer, […]

  • Two Iceland air carriers stop flights from Cleveland during winter

    CLEVELAND — Two Icelandic air carriers have cancelled their winter flights from Cleveland. Icelandair’s service between Cleveland and Iceland will end Oct. 31 and start again on Mar. 22. Wow Air is suspending service from Cleveland in late October. Wow Air sent this statement to Fox 8: “WOW air will not operate this winter flights due to operational, logistic and commercial reasons.  Wow air is happy with the Cleveland route last summer and is currently looking at the possibility of […]

  • Cleveland police release more details on East 121th homicide, suspect in custody

    CLEVELAND –  Cleveland police have released more details on a Tuesday evening shooting that left one dead and one injured. Two people were shot on East 121st Street at 7:22 p.m. The victims were sitting in a car when another car pulled up. The suspect, Walter Jackson, 20, walked over to the victims’ car an opened the doors. Gunshots were exchanged, and Jackson’s car sped away from the scene. Police administered first aid to the victims, who were taken to […]

  • Seen on TV: 9/5/18

    Here are the web links for Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018: Click here for more on Weekend Road Closures Click here for the APL Telethon Fundraiser Flier Click here for more on the Cleveland National Air Show Click here for the LEGOLAND Discovery Center in Columbus Click here for info on the Cuyahoga County Animal Shelter Click here for more on the MJ Birday Celebration Click here for more on Cleveland Navy Week Click here  for more on the 24 in 24 Challenge  Click here  for more information […]

  • Akron to open cooling centers as heat wave continues

    AKRON, Ohio – With temperatures and humidity levels soaring Tuesday and Wednesday, the City of Akron is opening four cooling centers. Each of the cooling centers is located at a community center. They will be open for extended hours from 8:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. Get the latest Fox 8 weather forecast here.  The centers are located at: Lawton Street Community Center 1225 Lawton Street Akron, OH 44320 330-375-2825 Mason Park Community Center 700 E. Exchange Street Akron, OH 44306 […]