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  • Back-to-school selfies: Share your photos as you start the day with FOX 8

    It’s as important as starting your school day with a healthy breakfast! Show us your back-to school selfies while watching FOX 8 News in the Morning. Simply take a selfie of you, your kids, your family while watching our morning show to start your day. You can have the TV on in the background. You can upload them right here, by simply clicking on the red submit photo button below, or email them to tips@fox8.com. We will feature the selfies […]

  • ‘I thought she would be fine’: Teen who pushed friend off bridge speaks out

    WASHINGTON — The teenager who pushed her friend off a bridge in Washington said Friday that she “didn’t think about the consequences” as it happened. Taylor Smith, 18, appeared on “Good Morning America” Friday to talk about what happened. A now-viral cell phone video shows Jordan Holgerson, 16, being pushed off the edge of a bridge at Moulton Falls Regional Park. She fell 50 feet and belly-flopped on the water below. Holgerson suffered five broken ribs, a bruised esophagus and an […]

  • Consumer Reports: ‘Concerning’ levels of heavy metals found in some baby foods

    An analysis of 50 nationally distributed packaged foods made for babies and toddlers had “troubling findings” when it comes to heavy metals, according to Consumer Reports.  Consumer Reports’ food safety team reports that 68 percent of the products had “worrisome” levels of at least one heavy metal, and 15 products would pose a “potential health risks” if eaten daily. According to the findings, snacks and products that contain rice and/or sweet potatoes were particularly likely to have high levels of heavy […]

  • Remembering Indians’ Ray Chapman 98 years after his death

    Back in 1920, the Cleveland Indians won their first World Series title. While there was a lot to cheer about, the celebration was also tempered with sorrow. Earlier that season, on this date of August 16, their shortstop, Ray Chapman, was hit in the head by a pitch. He died 12 hours later. FOX 8 photojournalist Ali Ghanbari takes you to Cleveland’s League Park to see how they’re remembering Ray. **More on Ray Chapman can be found on the Baseball […]

  • Seen on TV: 8/16/18

    Here are the web links for Thursday, August 16, 2018: Click here for more on Weekend Road Closures Click here for change.org petition for warning signs, fence at Chippewa Creek  Click here  for more information on recycling in Cleveland Click here for more information on the group calling for change on the ATVs riding illegally in the city Click here for more on The Coach Hall Foundation and House Bill 318 Click here for Cuyahoga County Property Value Reappraisal Complaint Click hereto submit a […]

  • ‘She loved Cleveland’: ‘Dr.’ Aretha Franklin had deep roots in NE Ohio

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, 76, passed away Thursday after a battle with pancreatic cancer. While she lived in Detroit, Franklin, who was the first woman to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, had strong ties to the Cleveland area. “She loved Cleveland,” said Rock Hall VP of Education and Visitor Engagement Jason Hanley. The Rock Hall released the following statement regarding her death: “Lady Soul. The first woman inducted into the Rock […]

  • Celebrities tweet heartfelt messages, memories after news of Aretha Franklin’s death

    I'm saddened to learn that Aretha Franklin has passed.The most soulful and inspirational singer of our time. / Je suis attristée d'apprendre le décès d’Aretha Franklin. La chanteuse la plus inspirante de notre époque. – Céline xx…📸 : Kevin Mazur https://t.co/3Tz7G2W205 pic.twitter.com/Q5DtmJ1IVa — Celine Dion (@celinedion) August 16, 2018 Her voice; her presence; her styleNo one did it betterTruly the Queen of SoulI will miss you!@ArethaFranklin #QueenOfSoul pic.twitter.com/Gw5XEhsxjH — Lionel Richie (@LionelRichie) August 16, 2018 As soon as news broke […]

  • Carjacking suspects try to break into gun shop, then lead several police departments on chase

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio — Two suspects were arrested after they allegedly tried to break into a gun store and then led several police agencies on a chase early Thursday. One suspect is still being sought by police. According to Lakewood police, the suspects are first accused of confronting a woman who was parking her vehicle, pointing a gun at her and stealing her car at just before midnight. According to Valley View police, the suspects then tried to get into […]

  • Ohio couple celebrates dropping son off at college with hilarious ’empty nest’ photo shoot

    SPRINGBORO, Ohio — Sending a child off to college can be an emotional time, but not for one Ohio couple. After dropping their son off at college in Michigan, Vicky and Jeff Piper, of Springboro, had an idea to commemorate their new empty nest. They coordinated a photo shoot, featuring an actual empty nest, and smiled for the camera. The Facebook post has since gone viral. The Pipers said they hope it helps others realize it’s a moment to be […]

  • Missing: Jerry Jenkins

    GARFIELD Heights-FOX 8 and Amanda Berry continue to work together to help reunite missing loved ones with their families. Jerry Jenkins, 58,  was last seen July 15. He walked out of a group home on Saybrook Avenue in Garfield Heights and never returned.  He left his cell phone behind and never returned for his social security check. Police tell FOX 8 Jerry suffers from both depression and schizophrenia. If you have any information please call Garfield Heights police at 216-475-6607. […]

  • Girl Scouts announce new cookie flavor — it involves caramel and sea salt…

    Move over, Samoa. There’s a new Girl Scout cookie in town. Girl Scouts of the USA have announced a new cookie, Caramel Chocolate Chip, will join the 2019 line-up. According to a release, the cookie is gluten-free and will be offered in select areas. The Girl Scout’s website describes the cookie as the following: “Rich caramel, semisweet chocolate chips, and a hint of sea salt in a chewy cookie. Gluten-free Caramel Chocolate Chip cookies are offered only in select Girl […]

  • Seen on TV: 8/15/18

    Here are the web links for Wednesday, August 15, 2018: Click here for more on Weekend Road Closures  Click here  for more information on recycling in Cleveland Click here for more information on the group calling for change on the ATVs riding illegally in the city Click here for more on The Coach Hall Foundation and House Bill 318 Click here for Cuyahoga County Property Value Reappraisal Complaint Click hereto submit a picture of your feline for International Cat Day Click herefor more […]