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  • A love story decades in the making

    Nearly 70 years ago, two young people grew up just a few houses apart in Chardon. However, neither knew the other. Fast forward to 2013, where they met on a dating site and are now happily married. Andre Bernier brings you their very special love story in the video, above. **Read more ‘Love Stories,’ here**  

  • Browns’ TJ Carrie visits children in cardiac unit, talks about heart condition

    CLEVELAND– Ten years ago, TJ Carrie spent weeks in a cardiac unit with an extremely rare heart condition and thought he would never play football again. As a teen, he made a full recovery from surgery on his right coronary artery.  On Tuesday, the Cleveland Browns cornerback visited patients at Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital to share his inspiring story. (Click the video player above for more on his visit) “That surgery brings back a lot of memories because of […]

  • Save the date: Details on the 2019 St. Jude Dream Home

    AVON LAKE, Ohio —  It’s that time of year when we begin preparing for the St. Jude Dream Home campaign. Tuesday, the groundbreaking ceremony was held in Avon Lake for the new custom dream home. And, mark your calendars: Tickets for this year’s St. Jude Dream Home Giveaway will go on sale Thursday, February 21. Tickets are $100 each. The goal this year is to sell 20,000 which will raise $2 million for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. **More stories […]

  • Oldest living little person in the world turns 95

    Winifred Ann Kelley is celebrating her 95th birthday and a place in the Guinness Book of World Records. According to the record book, the Strongsville woman is the oldest living person with dwarfism in the world. We visited Winnie today and talked to her about her secret to longevity. **Watch the video, above, for more** **Read more, here**

  • Cleveland’s newest food truck is a school bus

    CLEVELAND – Food truck season is in full swing in Cleveland, and there is a brand new “truck” hitting the streets. It’s a converted school bus and it’s run by the culinary students from the Jane Addams Career Center, part of the Cleveland school district. Fox8’s Roc Woodrum took a tour of the newest foodie stop in Cleveland, officially called “Executive Grille on the Go.” For a list of locations where it will be stopping this summer, head to the […]

  • St. Jude Dream Home: When you can tour the beautiful home

    ROCKY RIVER, Ohio — Coming up in June, a FOX 8 viewer will be the lucky winner of the 2018 St.Jude Dream Home. Today, a major milestone was marked as a floor-signing event was held at the home at 12 Wren Court in Rocky River. Once the home is completed, you can check it out for yourself. Open house tours begin June 2 and run every weekend through June 24. Here are the hours: Saturdays 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sundays 12 […]

  • Pit bull hero: Peanut alerts family to danger

    NORTH ROYALTON, Ohio — Heroes come in all shapes and sizes and sometimes in ways we would least expect. A 6-month-old pit bull named Peanut not only saved his owner but quite possibly the neighbors, too. On March 22, Brian Maloney was awakened by Peanut, who was incessantly barking downstairs. “I thought nothing of it because I thought he was just barking at the cat, but as the night went on he was barking more and more. Finally, around 6 […]

  • Chance the dog gets new lease on life, helps others in need

    BROOK PARK- In November of 2016, Chance the dog was found by a Good Samaritan in Lorain county, after having been shot in the back leg and dragging a trap on his front leg.  Sadly veterinarians had to remove his leg, but luckily were able to save most of his front paw.  Because the 2-year-old had no tags he was put up for adoption.  80 families wanted him, and from that list Doug and Heather Labuda of Sagamore Hills were […]

  • St. Jude Dream Home ticket sell-a-thon: Chance to win a hot tub, too!

    Thursday is your chance to buy tickets for this year’s St. Jude Dream Home. But there’s more to win than the house. A hot tub from Litehouse Pools and Spas will also be given away. FOX 8’s Kristi Capel has a closer look at the prize in the video, above. Tickets for the 2018 St. Jude Dream Home go on sale this Thursday starting at 6 a.m. Like last year, there will be 20,000 tickets. Each ticket costs $100 and […]

  • St. Jude Dream Home ticket sell-a-thon: A closer look at what you could win

    We’re less than a week away from ticket sales for this year’s St. Jude Dream Home. Once again, Nick Abraham Auto Mall will be donating a car, as well. **Kristi Capel has a closer look in the video, above** This year, the house is being built in Rocky River by Cleveland Custom Homes and developed by Valore Builders. Be sure to save the date: Tickets go on sale Thursday, February 22 at 6 a.m. They’re $100 each and proceeds benefit St. […]

  • Local family talks about why St. Jude means so much to them

    In just a couple more weeks, tickets for the St. Jude Dream Home will go on sale. With that in mind, our Kristi Capel visited a local family who is very familiar with St. Jude. She talked to them about why St. Jude means so much to them. Continuing coverage on the 2018 St. Jude Dream Home.

  • What’s the plan to remove boat stuck in ice in Fairport Harbor?

    FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio — A sailboat remains stuck on the ice in Fairport Harbor after it broke free from its moorings at a marina along the Grand River, and floated into Lake Erie during one of Northeast Ohio’s winter thaws. On Friday, we spoke to the personal responsible for the sailboat, William Harrison, and asked him about his plan to get it back. “I got a call that the boat had broken loose and that it was in my name and […]

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