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  • Fugitive accused of threatening President Trump appears in federal court

    A man who sparked a three-month manhunt after allegedly making threats against President Trump appeared in federal court Monday. Shawn Christy, 27, was captured by local, state and federal law enforcement in Mifflin Township Friday. The arrest came after nearly 100 federal, state and local law enforcement officers from Pennsylvania to Northeast Ohio to Columbus, teamed up to track down Christy, who authorities said vowed to kill any officer who tried to capture him. Christy had been on the run […]

  • Man dead after being struck by tour bus in downtown Cleveland

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — A man has died after being struck by a tour bus Monday. It happened in the area of East 9th Street and Superior around 12:40 p.m. According to police, the man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say the victim is believed to be in his 80s or 90s. The driver of the bus was not arrested; the matter remains under investigation. Roads in the area are closed, but police say it is likely the area […]

  • Threat made at Pro Football Hall of Fame determined to be non-credible

    CANTON, Ohio — A threat made to the Pro Football Hall of Fame Monday was determined to be non-credible, according to authorities. According to a press release from Canton police, the call was received at just before 11 a.m. Based on the information, authorities evacuated the building. Patrol officers and detectives responded to investigate. Shortly after, police determined the threat wasn’t credible.

  • Cleveland police ask for help finding missing 13-year-old

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — Cleveland police are asking for help locating a 13-year-old girl who left home Sept. 22. According to police, I’Janae Gill left her home in the 18000 block of Cherokee Avenue after an argument with her mother. She was last seen wearing a black shirt, black leggings and a blue coat. Anyone with information is asked to call investigators at  216-623-5418.

  • Big delays due to 3-car crash on Valley View Bridge

    VALLEY VIEW, Ohio – There were huge back-ups on the Valley View Bridge due to a three-car crash Monday. The crash happened at around 7 a.m. in the right lanes on Interstate 480 westbound on the Valley View Bridge. Accident 480 WB before 77 in 2 right lanes. 3 vehicles. 🚁🚁 — Patty Harken (@HarkenPatty) September 24, 2018 Stick with Fox 8 and for more.

  • NWS confirms two EF-1 tornadoes in Middlefield on Thursday

    MIDDLEFIELD, Ohio — The National Weather Service said two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in Middlefield on Thursday. Storms blew through the area prompting a tornado warning for many NE Ohio cities at just after 2 p.m. The first tornado, with maximum wind speed of 95 mph, happened at 2:23 p.m. It was observed near Durkee Road along SR 528 ending near the intersection of SR 528 and SR 87. Its path was 25 yards wide. About eight minutes later, a […]

  • Missing: Kenneth Jackson

    Fox 8 and Amanda Berry are working together to find missing loved ones and reunite them with their families. Kenneth Jackson, 48, was last seen the night of Aug. 12 in Cleveland. There is reason to believe he may be somewhere near Elyria. He is 5’9″ tall and weighs 210 pounds. He’s known to drive a white Cadillac. Anyone with information is asked to call the Cleveland Police Department at 216-623-5262. **More missing cases here**

  • (Gallery 3) 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 We will feature the selfies […]

  • 3 injured in Olmsted Falls condominium fire, multiple departments investigating

    OLMSTED FALLS, Ohio — The massive fire that heavily damaged a 48-unit housing complex is under investigation. Olmsted Falls Mayor James Graven said that 911 dispatchers received a call at 10:32 a.m. Thursday from a woman indicating her unit had caught on fire at Chandlers Lane Condominiums located in Sprague Road and Chandlers Lane area. The call then disconnected, according to the mayor. When firefighters arrived on scene the building was reportedly engulfed in flames. Witnesses told Fox 8’s Matt Wright […]

  • Dash cam video: OSP searching for driver of commercial truck that hit cruiser, fled scene

    ERIE COUNTY, Ohio — The Ohio State Highway Patrol is asking for help locating or identifying a commercial vehicle that struck a cruiser and then fled the scene on the Ohio Turnpike Thursday morning. According to a press release, the vehicle involved is a white Volvo hauling a white box trailer. Dash cam video revealed the trailer has a wind faring, which spans the entire length of the trailer along with a black placard displayed on the passenger side and […]

  • Pets displaced by Hurricane Florence arrive at NE Ohio SPCA

    PARMA, Ohio — More pets displaced by Hurricane Florence arrived in Northeast Ohio Thursday morning. The animals are being brought to the Northeast Ohio SPCA in Parma by the non-profit Puppy Pipeline. Several dogs rescued from North Carolina and South Carolina were brought to the Friendship Animal Protective League in Lorain County earlier this week. Continuing coverage of Hurricane Florence here

  • Fox 8 Red Cross Disaster Relief Telethon

      FOX 8 has partnered with the Northeast Ohio Red Cross to lend a helping hand to those impacted by Hurricane Florence. To donate, call the Red Cross at 216-416-8260 or text redcross to 90999.  It’s Cleveland’s own taking care of those in need along with your help. **More on Florence, here**