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  • Cleveland police search for hit-and-run driver, 5-year-old victim hospitalized

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland police are looking for a driver in a hit and run. The victim is a 5-year-old boy. The child’s father told FOX 8 News he was walking with his son in the crosswalk when a car hit the boy. It happened Monday around 8:45 a.m. at East 55th street and Chester Avenue. Evelyn Bailey was on her way to work when she said she witnessed what happened and stopped to help. “I just saw the little boy […]

  • 5 children killed in Youngstown house fire

    YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – The Youngstown firefighters union tells FOX 8 five children were killed in a house fire on Parkcliffe Avenue. The fire broke out around 11:30 p.m. Sunday. According to Captain Kurt Wright with the Youngstown Fire Department, the children  who passed away were 9, 3, 2, and 1-year-old twins. Two of the children were found dead inside the home and three were taken to the hospital where they were pronounced dead. Captain Kurt Wright with Youngstown Fire Department […]

  • Lorain police: Vehicle went airborne in fatal crash

    LORAIN, Ohio – Lorain police are investigating a deadly car crash. It happened around 3:30 a.m. Saturday at the intersection of West 14th Street and Oberlin Avenue. Police say a GMC Envoy was headed south on Oberlin when it went across the railroad tracks at such a high rate of speed, the car went airborne. The driver was ejected, according to a press release. The car rolled and hit a curb and a utility pole before it came to a […]

  • Woman hit by car hospitalized, Cleveland police investigate crash

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland police are investigating what caused an accident at West 117th and Brighton Avenue. A car hit a pedestrian around 12:20 a.m. Monday. The victim is a 32-year-old woman. She was transported to the hospital. No word on her condition. The Cleveland police accident investigation unit was called out to reconstruct the crash scene. West 117th was closed for several hours during the investigation. Police have not said whether the driver will be charged.

  • Missing: Emma Leiss

    AKRON, Ohio – FOX 8 and Amanda Berry are working together to help reunite missing loved ones with their families. Emma Leiss is 17. She hasn’t been seen since October 8 in Akron. That morning she got on a metro bus to go to Towpath Trail High School. She never arrived. She’s 5’5″ and weighs 130 lbs. She has brown hair and brown eyes. If you see her call Akron police detectives. The number is (330)335-2530.

  • Keep Christmas weird: Americans enjoy unusual traditions

    From dressing their cat up in a holiday costume to must-win games of Mario Kart on Christmas morning, a new study revealed some of Americans’ more quirky festive traditions. Whether exchanging ugly ornaments, camping in the living room or opening all their presents on Christmas Eve, the holidays are all about honoring family traditions and some are more unique than others. Results revealed that 52 percent of Americans work to replicate holidays from their childhood, as they continue to celebrate […]

  • Cleveland Indians spring training tickets go on sale today

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Indians announced that tickets for 2019 Cactus League play at Goodyear Ballpark in Arizona will go on sale Monday. The Indians will open their spring slate against the Cincinnati Reds on February 23 at Goodyear Ballpark. Pitchers and catchers are scheduled to report to Goodyear, AZ, on February 13, and the full squad reports on February 17. Single game tickets go on sale at 12 p.m. Mini plans, season tickets and group tickets are also […]

  • Meijer recalls toddler and infant hoodies due to choking hazard

    GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan – Meijer is recalling infant and toddler hoodies due to a possible choking hazard. The recall involves their Falls Creek Kids zip up hoodie. Meijer says “Falls Creek Kids” and “Made in China” are printed on the inner collar. The tracking number on the inner label reads “MAY2018 17677,” “MAY2018 17506,” or “AUGUST2018 17932.” The hoodies have been sold in five color styles: navy, teal, gray, olive green and a gray girl’s hoodie with ruffled trim. Sizes […]

  • Bedford firefighters brave flames searching for victims

    BEDFORD, Ohio – The Bedford Fire Department is investigating a house fire on Tudor Avenue. The fire broke out around 4 a.m. Sunday morning. The fire was so massive when they arrived, firefighters say it was starting to catch the neighbor’s house on fire. Initial reports were thought a mother and child were in the home. Two firefighters went through a bedroom window to search for them and made it out safely just as the ceiling started to collapse, according […]

  • Cleveland police find man shot in the street

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland police are investigating a homicide after finding a man shot in the street in the 10900 block of Avon Avenue. Police responded around 3:30 p.m. Saturday and found a man who was unconscious in the middle of the road. According to Cleveland police, the man had a gunshot wound to the stomach. Police say the victim died at University Hospitals. Cleveland police do not have any information on a possible suspect. Police say the victim was […]

  • Cleveland Browns victorious 26-20 against Carolina Panthers

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Browns topped the Carolina Panthers 26-20 at FirstEnergy Stadium after what remained a very close game. The Panthers scored on their opening possession. Then quarterback Baker Mayfield responded with a 66-yard bomb to Breshad Perriman. WHAT. 😱 Mayfield finds Perriman for 66 yards!#CARvsCLE — Cleveland Browns (@Browns) December 9, 2018 That’s a way to open up a series. Guess Mayfield woke up Dangerous this morning….#Browns — P.J. ZIEGLER (@PJFOX8) December 9, 2018 Jarvis Landry […]

  • No grinches here: Chagrin Cinemas opens doors for ‘A Special Wish’ screening

    CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio – Chagrin Cinemas opened its doors early to allow over fifty A Special Wish Cleveland Chapter (ASW) wish children and their families to see “The Grinch”. “We are beyond grateful for our ongoing partnership with Cleveland Cinemas” said Eileen Lane, Executive Director, A Special Wish Foundation Cleveland Chapter. “By opening early allows these immune-compromised children to be a kid and enjoy this holiday classic without the worry of crowds and potential germs”. ASW grants wishes for Cleveland-based […]