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  • Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus to ‘Walk for Freedom’

    CLEVELAND – Human trafficking is happening across the globe and in our city. This weekend, Cleveland will join more than 450 cities worldwide in a “Walk for Freedom” in an effort to bring awareness to this form of modern day slavery. The walk is being put on by the Cleveland Hope Exchange at St.Ignatius High School this Saturday at 10 a.m. Everyone wears all black for the one-mile silent walk as a sign of solidarity. The public is invited to […]

  • Euclid police officer praised for going above and beyond… on the basketball court

    EUCLID, Ohio — A Euclid police officer is being praised for going above and beyond…on the basketball court! Officer Jason Mausar didn’t even change out of his uniform to play some hoops with some people in the community. His chief happened to pass by and spotted the impromptu game. The chief said the officer was doing exactly what he should be doing: spending time with the people he serves. **Video in this story is courtesy of FOX 8 viewer Tru […]

  • Acts of Courage Awards: Past winner talks about what it takes to be a hero

    AKRON, Ohio —  Heroes come in all shapes and sizes. Some are born to help others. Then there are the people who just happen to be in the right place at the right time. That was the case for John Underwood. It was a warm evening in May of 2014, and a storm blew through. At one point, there was a tornado warning and a torrential downpour happening near his home in Cuyahoga Falls. Underwood was heading over to help […]

  • Amanda Berry & Gina DeJesus ‘Rock One Sock’ for missing kids

    CLEVELAND, Ohio- People everywhere will wear only one sock Friday, May 25 for National Missing Children’s Day. Two local women say they’re shining examples of why people need to take the day seriously. Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus stopped by Garrett Morgan School Wednesday morning to encourage students who worked on their “Rock One Sock” program over the past couple of months. “When you lose a sock, it’s losing that pair,” one student said. “Sort of like a mother missing […]

  • Turkey that was talk of town in Cuyahoga Falls recovering after being hit by car

    CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio–  The turkey who became the talk of the town in Cuyahoga Falls as he chased after people and cars, was hit by a vehicle. He is now recovering after surgery. We went to visit him Thursday at Barberton Veterinary Clinic, where he just had extensive surgery on his shattered leg. The vet said it was a very complicated surgery and he’s not out of the woods just yet. “He’s got 3 pins in his leg and he’s got a […]

  • Missing dog reunited with owner after four years

    MACEDONIA – Michelle Davis was heartbroken when her pit-bull vanished four and a half years ago in North Carolina. Then five years old, Shiny dug a hole and escaped under the fence. “He liked to dig and play in the dirt,” Davis said. She said at first, she thought nothing of it. “He liked to do that because he liked to visit the neighbors for biscuits.” But Shiny wasn’t with the neighbors. So Davis and her husband started a frantic […]

  • 3-year-old cancer patient gets birthday surprise from firefighter friends

    GEAUGA COUNTY, Ohio – If you just looked at the smile on Dutch Cole’s face Saturday, you’d never guess he was battling a rare form of cancer. The three-year old was diagnosed in February, and has been going through chemotherapy ever since. But today, on his third birthday, Dutch wasn’t a cancer patient. He was an honorary Hambden Township firefighter. The way he earned that honor started back in May, when he and his parents stopped for ice cream after […]

  • Local therapist honored nationally for creating high-tech Alzheimer’s facility

    CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio – He created a concept that revolutionized the way patients with dementia and Alzheimer’s disease receive care.  Now Lantern Group CEO Jean Makesh was selected as one of the top 50 influencers in aging in the country. Makesh made it his mission to come up with an assisted living facility that creates a time capsule for residents.  Each Lantern home is designed to look like a small town in the 1940s.  The “rooms” are set up as […]

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