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  • People with roommates messier than those living with significant other or alone, poll finds

    People who live with a roommate tend to be messier, a new study found. The New York Post reported the study, which was conducted by Onepoll in conjunction with Rinse, found that just 67% of people who live with a roommate feel on top of chores around the house. That’s much lower than the 95% who live with a significant other and regularly do chores or the 89% who live alone. One in five people who lives with a messy […]

  • Two people taken to hospital following ambulance accident

    CLARIDON TOWNSHIP, Ohio — Two people were taken to the hospital after an early morning accident involving a private ambulance. It happened around 1 a.m. Monday at the intersection of Mayfield Rd. and Taylor Wells Rd. in Claridon Township in Geauga County. The ambulance was transporting a patient when it struck a utility pole and ended up in a ditch. The ambulance was the only vehicle involved. Two people were transported by the Chardon Fire Department to Geauga Hospital in […]

  • Op-ed: Schools need ‘reality check’ about demands placed on parents

    For students, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. For parents, not so much. An opinion piece in the New York Post points to the stress that the end of the school year causes for many parents. “May is always the most insane month of the year for us, almost as bad as Christmas. [We have] parent/teacher conferences, end of the year field trips, the science fair, birthdays, you name it. We have crazy clothes day, crazy-hair day, PJ […]

  • Colorado wildlife officials release video showing extensive damage from bear break-in

    ESTES PARK, Colorado — It’s a costly lesson for a couple of visitors to a state park in Colorado. A video posted on Facebook by the Colorado Parks and Wildlife shows just how much damage a bear can do to a car. In the post, wildlife officials said they had two vehicle break-ins by a bear last week. In both cases, the owners left their cars unlocked. “Bears are exceptionally smart,” the post said. “Which means us humans have to […]

  • North Carolina man shares secret to hitting one million miles

    DURHAM, North Carolina — There aren’t many people who will see the odometer on their car hit one million miles. But Dexter Mills did. The North Carolina man snapped a picture of his odometer when it hit 999,999 miles back in February and shared it to Facebook. He said that’s as high as the odometer goes. “This car has been absolutely fantastic!” he said of his 2000 Honda Accord. According to WRAL, Mills is a self-employed vehicle inspector who puts […]

  • Study finds millennials unlikely to attend wedding due to finances

    Wedding season is almost here and if you have an invite, you know it can mean big bucks. According to the financial app, STASH, the cost of attending an average wedding is about $400. They conducted a study that found millennials would decline a wedding invitation due to not having enough money. In fact, they’re two times more likely not to attend a wedding if they can’t afford it. It’s not just millennials who feel stressed by finances. Nearly two-thirds […]

  • Roosevelt Elementary is the next Fox 8 Cool School

    Congratulations to the students and staff at Roosevelt Elementary School in Lakewood. That school is the final Fox 8 Cool School of the school year. All school year, we celebrated some of the coolest schools in Northeast Ohio. We will return in the fall to continue featuring some of the best school in the area. *Click here to nominate your school!

  • LeBron James surprises ‘I Promise School’ students with check for $1 million

    AKRON, Ohio — LeBron James made a surprise appearance at his alma mater, St. Vincent-St. Mary High School, in Akron Thursday afternoon. But the surprise was for students of his I Promise School. IPS is a public school founded in partnership with Akron Public Schools and the LeBron James Family Foundation. He brought with him a check for $1 million to build a new gym at the school for 240 3rd and 4th graders. It was funded by a grant […]

  • Study shows Americans have a tough time making friends

    When was the last time you made a new friend? If it’s been a while, you are not alone. A new OnePoll study finds the average American hasn’t made a new friend in five years. According to the poll, 45-percent of adults said it’s too hard to befriend someone new. One of the biggest reasons people having trouble making friends is that 42-percent consider themselves shy or introverted. Other reasons included not having enough social hobbies, moving to a new […]

  • More than 1,000 guns seized from a home in upscale neighborhood of LA

    LOS ANGELES — More than 1,000 guns were found Wednesday in a home in the upscale Los Angeles neighborhood Holmby Hills. Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives and LA Police Department officers served a search warrant in an investigation of someone suspected of manufacturing and selling illegal firearms, LAPD Officer Jeff Lee said. A man was placed under arrest at the scene for violating Penal Code 30600, California’s law regarding assault weapons and .50 BMG (Browning […]

  • Two cases of drivers going the wrong way. Law enforcement say both were sober

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Police in Cleveland and Euclid are investigating two separate incidents of drivers going the wrong way. What makes it so unusual is that in both cases law enforcement determined the drivers were sober. The first happened around 12:30 a.m. at the W. 25 St. and Fulton Ave. exit ramp to I-71 south. A Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority officer was exiting the highway and came across a wrong-way driver entering the highway on the exit ramp. The driver […]

  • 6 dead, including 4 children, in NYC apartment fire

    NEW YORK — Six people, including four children, were killed early Wednesday morning when fire broke out in a New York City apartment building, FDNY Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro said in an early morning news conference. Nigro said fire broke out on the fifth-floor of the seven-story apartment building in Harlem. He said someone in a sixth-floor apartment across the street saw the fire and called 911. “As soon as I saw the flames it was literally in one apartment. […]

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