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  • Group not giving up on minimum wage hike proposal in Cleveland

    CLEVELAND, Ohio– Backers of a citywide initiative in Cleveland to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour are not backing down. Last week, Cleveland City Council voted down the proposal, saying it could be bad for business, especially if the hike is only here in Cleveland, and other cities kept the minimum wage of $8.10. Tuesday, Raise Up Cleveland introduced new language on the proposal. Instead of the hike happening all at once, it would start at $12 an […]

  • Lasting memorial to honor Akron officer Justin Winebrenner

    AKRON, Ohio– A lasting memorial to honor Justin Winebrenner one year after he put himself in harm’s way to protect others, and was killed.   Family, friends, city leaders and fellow officers gathered at the University of Akron Monday and walked the same halls where Officer Winebrenner did as a student 10 years ago. The University introduced the Justin Winebrenner Memorial Scholarship Fund for undergraduates pursuing careers in law enforcement. A memorial plaque was also unveiled. **Read much more on Justin […]

  • Mentor man arrested at Disney resort after he was rescued from a lake

    ORLANDO, Florida– A Mentor man was charged with several crimes after his stay at a Walt Disney World resort. According to the Orlando Sentinel, Andrew Hall, 27, had to be rescued by a Disney marine unit after jumping into a lake. Deputies say Hall was intoxicated and jumped through the plastic windshield of a golf cart as a restaurant manager tried to help him. He then jumped in the water and the marine unit came to help. But, authorities say […]

  • Prom picture with Confederate flag causing controversy

    PARKER, Colo. — A prom picture showing students posing with guns and the Confederate flag is causing controversy in Colorado. According to KDVR, Chaparral High School hosted prom in Denver on Saturday. The photo shows three male students and five female students dressed in their prom attire, posing with the flag and holding guns. The teens did not do anything illegal; however, some students and parents are questioning their decision. The mother of one of the students in the photo, […]

  • Caught on camera: Teens, siblings stop attempted kidnapping

    SPRAGUE, WA — Authorities in a small Washington town are searching for a man who allegedly tried to kidnap a 22-month-old child. The father says he left his three children with a babysitter Sunday when he went to work. The children were playing unsupervised in a nearby park when the incident happened. The man was caught on surveillance video running down a sidewalk, carrying the toddler. According to the Associated Press, the boy’s two siblings screamed and chased behind the […]

  • Urban Meyer, Buckeye fans stranded at sea on cruise ship

    “Never finished” may have been the theme for the Ohio State Buckeyes after winning the National Championship, but it also seems to be the theme for the Buckeyes Cruise for Cancer. The ship was stranded in the Florida waters for nearly a day and a half after fog prevented the it from docking in Tampa Monday morning. Coach Urban Meyer, his wife Shelley Meyer, fans and a number of former players, including Cleveland radio personality Dustin Fox from 92.3 The […]

  • Fox 8 celebrates Dick Goddard’s birthday with on-air surprises

    CLEVELAND, Ohio — It was a day of surprises for a weather legend! Tuesday, Fox 8 celebrated Dick Goddard’s birthday. Over the past couple of weeks, we’ve been searching for viewers who have adopted a pet from one of Dick’s segments over the years.  Tuesday, we shared some of those photos. That was just part of his surprise. First, an announcement about the name of a very special duck at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo! Tuesday, the zoo introduced Duck Goddard! […]

  • Must watch: Man breaks it down at Cleveland bus stop

    CLEVELAND —  In these cold temperatures, you have to stay warm somehow! A man was caught on camera staying warm at the W. 65th Street and Detroit Avenue bus stop in Cleveland by busting some serious moves. The video was filmed from the window of XYZ Tavern across the street. The Bus Stop Breakdown! from Jaclyn Will Jump You on Vimeo.

  • Netflix customers rejoice! New titles coming in March

    It doesn’t look like winter in Northeast Ohio is going anywhere, anytime soon. So why not cozy up with some new Netflix titles in the meantime? Nearly 30 new films and specials are coming to the streaming and DVD service in March. Some movie titles include “Finding Neverland,” “The Brothers Grimm,” “How to Train Your Dragon 2” and “Rules of Engagement.” As far as TV shows, customers can look forward to “Glee,” Season 5, “Archer,” Season 5 and “Mad Men,” […]

  • A hard day’s work: Angelica Campos breaks up ice with U.S. Coast Guard

    When temperatures get this cold, the U.S. Coast Guard spends most of its time breaking up the ice. In fact, sometimes the crews are out on the water for six months at a time. We sent Fox 8’s Angelica Campos out on the Neah Bay for an up-close-and-personal look at what they go through.

  • He’s at it again! LeBron James Jr. shows off his game

    NEW ORLEANS, LA — LeBron James, Jr. is once again proving he is a chip off the old block! The 10-year-old led his youth basketball team to victory this past weekend at the John Lucas All Star Weekend invitation-only tournament, which according to TMZ is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the country. His coach tells TMZ Sports that the team hasn’t lost a game yet since Bronny joined the team in December. The son of LeBron James made […]

  • Student charged with sexual assault, says he was re-enacting ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

    CHICAGO — A college student is charged with sexual assault after an incident where he says he was re-enacting “Fifty Shades of Grey.” According to WGN, 19-year-old Mohammad Hossain was in his dorm room at the University of Illinois-Chicago with a 19-year-old female student he knew. According to police, the woman agreed to remove her clothing when asked by Hossain, leaving on her bra and underwear. Hossain then allegedly used a belt to bind her hands and legs and put […]

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