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  • Todd ‘Kicks It’ in the salt mines 2,000 feet below Lake Erie

    FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio — You probably haven’t given much thought about where the salt ODOT and local road crews use to keep the winter roads safe comes from. Much of it is mined 2,000 feet below Lake Erie. Fox 8 anchor Todd Meany took a 4 1/2 minute elevator ride down into the mine, and then drove 3 1/2 miles out to give you a rare glimpse of what happens inside the Morton Salt mines. Watch the videos to get […]

  • Road reopens after tanker hauling gasoline catches fire

    AKRON, Ohio — A semi tanker that was hauling approximately 8500 gallons of gasoline caught fire on State Route 8 in Akron just before 3 a.m. Friday. It happened just north of the E. Exchange St. overpass. The Akron Fire Department quickly extinguished the flames before the “tanker trailer was compromised.” In a news release, the department said no gasoline leaked. The road was closed in both directions while firefighters battled the flames. The lanes were all reopened by about […]

  • Ohio sheriff’s office to join ‘Live PD’

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — If you’re a fan of A&E’s hit show “Live PD,” you might be excited to learn that an Ohio sheriff’s office is joining the show. The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release posted on Facebook that it was joining the real-life police action series beginning tonight. “Live PD” is in its third season and is one of the most watched shows on cable TV, according to TV By The Numbers. “The opportunity to show […]

  • Kristi goes through holiday dinner bootcamp as she “Kicks it” at ICASI

    CHESTERLAND, Ohio -- Fox 8's Kristi Capel loves to eat, but she admits she's not much of a cook.

  • Nearly 300 unaccounted for in California’s Camp Fire

    BUTTE COUNTY, California — The list of people unaccounted for in California’s Camp Fire has reached a staggering level. According to a list released by the Butte County Sheriff’s Office Wednesday night, nearly 300 people were listed as unaccounted. Also on Wednesday, the Butte County Sheriff’s Office reported an additional eight fatalities. In a Facebook post, the sheriff said the remains were located in Paradise. Six sets of remains were found inside structures, the additional sets were found in outside […]

  • Oliviah update: ‘She likely has only weeks left with us’

    ASHTABULA, Ohio — An Ashtabula girl, who inspired everyone she met with her upbeat personality despite her battle with an aggressive form of brain cancer, is moving from palliative care to home hospice care, her family reported on the “Team Oliviah” Facebook page. In a post late Wednesday night, the family of Oliviah Hall, 10, wrote, “Oliviah had an MRI today. The news is what we expected but not what we have been praying for.” “Her tumors have grown aggressively […]

  • Villa Angela-St. Joseph is the next Cool School!

    Congratulations to Villa Angela-St. Joseph! The school is the next Fox 8 Cool School! Because of the Thanksgiving holiday, we will feature the school in two weeks on Fox 8 News in the Morning. All school year, we are celebrating some of the coolest schools in Northeast Ohio. Each week there will be three nominees. Voting starts at 4 a.m. on Mondays and ends at 5:59 a.m. on Thursdays. *Click here to nominate your school! The winner is revealed on […]

  • Police say they’ve captured beer thief who looks like “Ross” from Friends

    BLACKPOOL, England — A man who is definitely not “Friends” actor David Schwimmer has been placed under arrest in Britain for stealing a case of beer. Police in Lancashire, England, confirmed in a tweet early Tuesday morning that the Ross Geller lookalike accused of stealing beers from a restaurant in the city of Blackpool was in custody. Following the appeal we posted looking for a man who resembles a well-known actor, we now have an update. Thanks to our colleagues […]

  • Study: Men with beards are more attractive

    A new study shows men who have full beards are more attractive than men who are clean-shaven. The study was published in the Journal of Evolutionary Biology. Researched asked more than 8,500 women to rate men on their attractiveness as a long-term romantic partner, Yahoo News reported. Here’s how the facial hair rated: Heavy stubble (10 days) Full beards Light stubble Clean-shaven “Beards may be more attractive to women when considering long‐term than short‐term relationships as they indicate a male’s […]

  • ‘MAGA’ building blocks encourage kids to ‘Build the wall’

    A conservative website called “Keep and Bear” that offers up pro-Donald Trump and pro-Second Amendment merchandise is now taking orders for a “MAGA” building block set that encourages children to “Build the wall.” According to the website, the starter set comes with more than 100 pieces including “President Trump in a MAGA hard hat.” The set is selling for $29.95 and will begin shipping on Nov. 23rd, the website said. “A mob of 10,000 Central American migrants is marching through Mexico […]

  • Wayne’s wife surprises him as he ‘Kicks It’ on the dance floor

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — All this week, Fox 8 is Flippin’ It by sending Kenny Crumpton to the evening shows and Kickin’ It with the Fox 8 News in the Morning Anchors. On Tuesday, Wayne Dawson got to prove if he really has the moves you’ve see him do behind the anchor desk. We put him to the test on an actual dance floor. He got some dance lessons at Viva Dance Studio in Cleveland. He learned salsa, swing, and the […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Stir-fry Green Beans & Bacon

    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Want to kick your green beans up a notch this Thanksgiving? Give Lee Ann Miller's latest recipe a try.