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  • Gianna Bryant on carrying on her father’s legacy: ‘I got this’

    LOS ANGELES, California (WJW) — The helicopter carrying former Lakers superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and seven other people that crashed early Sunday was on its way to Bryant’s Mamba Sports Academy in Thousand Oaks, California for a basketball tournament. His daughter’s team was expected to play in the tournament. Everybody on board the helicopter died. Bryant shared a love of basketball with his 13-year-old daughter. During an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live! back in 2018, Bryant spoke about […]

  • Vote now: Cool Schools

    CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — 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 Fox 8 News and after the poll is closed.

  • Terminal Tower pays tribute to Kobe Bryant with Lakers colors

    CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — Terminal Tower was lit up in purple and gold Sunday night and Monday morning to pay tribute to former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant. Bryant, his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, and seven other people were killed in a helicopter crash near Los Angeles Sunday morning. Bryant spent his entire career as a member of the L.A. Lakers. #Kobe 💛🐍💜 #RIPMamba #RIPKobe #RIPKobeBryant #countyourblessings #ThisIsCLE #Cavs — Terminal Tower CLE (@TowerLightsCLE) January 27, 2020 In a tweet posted […]

  • Second possible Wuhan coronavirus case in U.S. under investigation while first patient is treated by robot

    EVERETT, Washington (CNN) — Health officials in Texas are investigating what may be the second confirmed case of Wuhan coronavirus in the United States. Meanwhile, the first person diagnosed with the illness is being treated by a few medical workers and a robot outside Seattle. The robot, equipped with a stethoscope, is helping doctors take the man’s vitals and communicate with him through a large screen, said Dr. George Diaz, chief of the infectious disease division at the Providence Regional […]

  • Car crashes, gets stuck on tracks as train approaches

    CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — It was like a scene out of Hollywood. A car got stuck on the railroad tracks just before 3 a.m. after crashing at the intersection of Lakeside Avenue and E. 26th Street. Police were able to get an oncoming train to stop just in time. As a precaution, they cleared the area and blocked traffic as the train approached. The train was able to stop about a mile from the vehicle. The car was towed from […]

  • Former ‘Bachelorette’ contestant Tyler Gwozdz dead at 29

    BOCA RATON, Florida (CNN) — Tyler Gwozdz, a former contestant on “The Bachelorette,” has died at the age of 29, the show’s producers said Thursday. Gwozdz appeared in Season 15 of the ABC show last year, competing for star Hannah Brown. “We are heartbroken to hear the tragic news of Tyler’s passing today. Our thoughts are with the Gwozdz family and his friends,” the show’s producers said in a statement. Gwozdz was the eldest of five siblings, “a loving son and […]

  • Lewis F. Mayer Middle School is the next Cool School

    CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — Congratulations to the student and staff at Lewis F. Mayer Middle School in Fairview Park. That school is the next FOX 8 Cool School and will be featured next week 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 […]

  • Police in California warn residents to leave convicted sexual predator alone

    REDDING, California (WJW) — Police in Redding, California are warning people living in their city not to act out against a convicted sexual predator who is once again living in their city. Daniel Selovich, who legally changed his named to Pirate, was arrested in New Mexico back in 2010 for a Redding rape case, KRCR reported. He pleaded no contest and served four years in prison. According to KRCR, he was released in 2015 and moved to Fairbanks, Alaska. The […]

  • Former NFL quarterback Tim Tebow is officially a married man

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa (CNN) — Tim Tebow and Demi-Leigh Nel-Peters tied the knot Monday in Cape Town, South Africa, according to People magazine. He posted a picture on his Instagram page. View this post on Instagram Forever. @demileighnp #tyingthetebow • • @zavionkotzeeventscompany 📷 @hanrihuman A post shared by Tim Tebow (@timtebow) on Jan 20, 2020 at 5:07pm PST In a sunset ceremony at La Paris Estate, the former NFL quarterback and Miss Universe 2017 exchanged vows they had written […]

  • Copopa Elementary School is the next Cool School

    CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) -- Congratulations to the students and staff at Copopa Elementary School in Columbia Station.

  • Man shocks ‘America’s Got Talent’ judges by singing a duet all by himself

    HOLLYWOOD, California (WJW) — Any singer will tell you, it’s not easy to take on Celine Dion or Andrea Bocelli. But Marcelito Pomoy earned a standing ovation on “America’s Got Talent: The Champions” by taking on both powerhouse singers. Pomoy, 35, sang Bocelli’s tenor part and Dion’s soprano part of their hit duet “The Prayer.” His performance brought the judges and the audience to their feet. Pomoy’s wife joined him on stage following the performance and wiped away tears. “You […]

  • Kevin Stefanski on new job: ‘I can’t wait to get started’

      CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — We are getting our first look at Browns head coach Kevin Stefanski arriving in Cleveland for his new job. Shortly after announcing that he would be introduced at a news conference on Tuesday afternoon, the Browns posted video of Stefanski, 37, arriving in Cleveland and checking out his new office at the team headquarters in Berea. “I’m excited to be a part of it. I can’t wait to get started. I can’t wait to walk […]

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