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Disney fires actor after police say he tried to meet a 13-year-old for sex | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — Actor Stoney Westmoreland has been dropped from his recurring role on the Disney Channel show “Andi Mack” after being arrested by police in Salt Lake City, according to a Disney Channel statement. A probable cause affidavit states Westmoreland, 48, used a da...
Some Union County schools get shields in response to gun violence | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
MARYSVILLE, Ohio — Some Ohio school districts are getting ballistic shields in attempts to better protect students and staff from violent attacks. The Columbus Dispatch reports Union County school officials showed overwhelming interest when that county’s prosecutor asked them about supplyin...
Egyptian tomb sees the light of day after more than 4,000 years | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
SAQQARA NECROPOLIS, Egypt – A more than 4,000-year-old private tomb containing “exceptionally well-preserved” drawings has been discovered south of Cairo, according to Egypt’s Ministry of Antiquities. Antiquities Minister Khaled al-Anani said the tomb had been discovered at t...
Victory Sunday: Cleveland Browns stay in playoff race with huge win | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
DENVER, Colorado — Whether it was “The Fumble” or “The Drive” in the playoffs in the 1980s or the 11 consecutive times Denver had dumped Cleveland, the Broncos always served as the Browns’ biggest bugaboo. With John Elway watching from his suite at Mile High Stadium, ...
Your new favorite twitter account: Lieutenant Baker Mayfield leading Cleveland to victory | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Whoever runs the Lt. Baker Mayfield twitter is spreading joy to Browns fans everywhere. “We bring back to Cleveland victory and hope!” the mystery poster wrote about the Browns big win over Denver. The account is written as a parody of a Civil War Lieutenant writi...
How to get free Arby’s fries for last night’s interception in Browns win | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
CLEVELAND, Ohio – You’re going to need some free food to go with your Victory Sunday. Anytime the Browns get an interception during any home or away game this season, you can pick up a free small curly fry the next day at your nearest participating Arby’s restaurant. All you need to do...
Missing a holiday delivery? Here’s how to file a claim | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
While you’re waiting for Santa or Amazon to bring you a few things left on your list this year, you’re likely also tracking your packages to make sure nothing is disappearing from your porch. Here’s what you can do if your packages are stolen. 1. Track your package and confirm that...
Parrot uses Alexa to make Amazon purchases while his owner is away | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
UNITED KINGDOM — A parrot in the United Kingdom has caught the attention of the media after getting himself into mischief again. Daily Mail reports that Rocco the parrot was recently given a new home after being removed from the National Animal Welfare Trust sanctuary for “cursing too mu...
Canton police find shooting victim miles from crime scene | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
CANTON, Ohio – Canton police are investigating a deadly shooting that happened Saturday around 7 p.m. According to a press release, officers responded to a shots fired call in the 2100 block of Midway Avenue NE but didn’t find anything in the area. Police say a short time later a trooper...
Simon Strong: Autumn Ziemba and family mark one year since leukemia diagnosis | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Autumn Ziemba and her family are celebrating a miracle. They’re getting ready to celebrate Christmas at home as a family one year after her son’s cancer diagnosis. Simon is now in remission. Here’s what she shared about their journey in an Instagram post. 2-...
Authorities are investigating an officer involved shooting in Wayne County | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
APPLE CREEK, Ohio — The Wayne County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a Sunday morning officer involved shooting. According to a Facebook post from the sheriff’s office, the shooting occurred around 10:48 a.m. in the downtown area of Apple Creek. The Wayne County Sheriff’s O...
Police: Wanted sex offender turns himself in | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
MEDINA, Ohio – The Montville Police Department reports its search for a wanted man is over. William Howard Taylor II is a registered sexual offender with a violent history, according to police. He was wanted on felony and misdemeanor warrants for his arrest in Montville and Medina. According t...
After the game: Browns celebrate inside the locker room | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
DENVER, Colorado – The Cleveland Browns have shared video of the first moments inside the locker room after Saturday’s win against the Broncos. Gregg Williams tells the team what they need to fix and when they need to celebrate as they return to Cleveland to be the “home dawgs.R...
North Ridgeville officer issues memorable warning to speeding driver | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio – A North Ridgeville officer has perspective on what it means when parents tell their kids to “drive safe.” The officer says they know because they’ve had to tell too many parents that their child has died in a car crash. An officer shared those feeling...
Authorities dig up fiance’s property as $25,000 reward is offered for missing mom | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
FLORISSANT, Colorado – An official leading the search for a missing Colorado woman urged her fiance to speak with investigators, saying Friday that police believe he is the last person to see the 29-year-old “face to face” since Thanksgiving. Police have been searching the property...
TMZ reports HQ Trivia host dead at 35 | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 16, 2018
MANHATTAN, New York – Colin Kroll, the CEO and co-founder of HQ Trivia has died, TMZ is reporting. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ, Kroll’s girlfriend called police early Sunday and asked them to check up on him after she was unable to get in touch. Cops went to downtown Manhattan to do...
552-carat yellow diamond, largest known in North America, found in Canada | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
A 552-carat yellow diamond was recently unearthed in Canada — the largest ever found in North America. Mining company Dominion Diamond Mines said in a press release on Thursday the diamond was discovered in October at the Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada’s Northwest Territories. The ̶...
‘Baker the Touchdown Maker’: Kids sing ode to Browns quarterback | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
CLEVELAND– One Ohio family turned a classic Christmas song into a tribute to Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield. Shaun Rufener, of Rittman, said it started while his children were cleaning the kitchen and practicing “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer,” which they perform for ...
Cleveland Indians send Yonder Alonso to White Sox for minor leaguer | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
CLEVELAND, Ohio – The Cleveland Indians trade of first baseman Yonder Alonso is complete. Alonso is going to the Chicago White Sox. In return, the Indians are getting minor leaguer Alex Call. We have acquired OF Alex Call from the Chicago White Sox in exchange for 1B Yonder Alonso. Thank you f...
President Trump’s Interior Chief to step down | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has notified the White House that he intends to step down. President Donald Trump tweeted about the departure Saturday morning. Secretary of the Interior @RyanZinke will be leaving the Administration at the end of the year after having served fo...
Paris police fire tear gas on Champs-Elysees | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
PARIS, France – French police have fired tear gas across the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris and protesters have scuffled with police outside the city’s Opera house amid the fifth straight weekend of protests by the “yellow vests” movement. Saturday saw mostly peaceful anti-go...
Browns head to Mile High with high hopes | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
DENVER, Colorado – The Browns head into a Saturday night, nationally televised affair with the Denver Broncos with slim, but still tangible playoff possibilities. Of course, the Brown and Orange need to win out and hope for a lot of help from other teams in order to get in. This team, which ha...
Police search for suspect who carjacked off-duty East Cleveland officer | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland police say an off-duty East Cleveland police officer was carjacked in the 3800 block of East 75th Street. It happened Friday around 8:30 p.m. Police say the officer exchanged fire with the suspect after the incident. According to a release from Cleveland police, the...
What to know as hemp near legalization | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
Congress voted this week to legalize the cultivation of hemp in the US after months of debate and negotiation between lawmakers. Hemp legalization was tucked into the 2018 farm bill, a massive piece of legislation that also addresses issues such as nutrition, conservation, trade, energy and forestry...
Fundraiser started after fire at home of Cleveland police officer | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
CLEVELAND– The Black Shield Police Association is doing its part to help a Cleveland police officer after a devastating fire. Patrol Officer Antonio Paine and his family lost most of their material possessions in the fire on Wednesday. “P.O. Paine lives and serves in District 4 – h...
Shots fired at officers twice in Cleveland overnight; No injuries reported | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
CLEVELAND– It was a brazen act of violence in Cleveland. A man carjacked an off-duty East Cleveland police officer, who was working security, of his police car at gunpoint. It happened Friday night at East 75th Street and Canton Avenue in Cleveland. The officer and gunman exchanged gun fire b...
Love from the community: Vigil honors five children killed in Youngstown house fire | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio– Love and support was felt in the community as people gathered to remember five children who lost their lives in a recent house fire. Dozens, including family members of the victims, came to Christ Centered Church in Youngstown Saturday evening to participate in a candlelight ...
Akron homicide detectives investigate deadly shooting | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
AKRON, Ohio – Akron police are investigating a deadly shooting. Police were called out to the 800 block of Brown Street around 9 p.m. Friday. According to a release from Akron PD, officers found a 45-year-old man in the parking lot with a fatal gunshot wound. Police say the victim died at the ...
Lorain, Conneaut and Toledo receive $9.9M for river restoration efforts | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
LORAIN, Ohio — Three northern Ohio cities have received nearly $10 million for a river restoration project. The state Department of Natural Resources requested the state Controlling Board issue $9.9 million for the cities of Lorain and Conneaut along with the Toledo-Lucas County Port Authority. Lo...
Fleet of Twinsburg officers show kids the magic of Christmas | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
TWINSBURG, Ohio – Twinsburg officers are bringing Christmas magic to a group of children. 85 kids are participating in Twinsburg’s Shop with a Cop this year. Twinsburg officers will be doing the shopping, but the community is coming together to make this day memorable for everyone who is...
Watch: Brunswick officers rescue deer stuck in soccer net | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
BRUNSWICK, Ohio– Two Brunswick police officers came to the rescue of a deer Saturday morning. A concerned resident called dispatch to report the deer was struck in a soccer net near Memorial Elementary. Animal control officers were unavailable so police responded. The two officers used limb tr...
New Jersey bans wild animals from being used in circuses | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
Wild animals won’t be performing at circuses in New Jersey anymore. Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation Friday making it illegal to use wild and exotic animals in traveling acts. “Nosey’s Law” is named after a 36-year-old African elephant with arthritis that suffered abuse w...
Home of Super Bowl 53 chimes in on SpongeBob halftime tribute | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
ATLANTA, Georgia – Is that a yes? Mercedes-Benz Stadium is hosting Super Bowl LIII in February. Now a cryptic post from the venue appears to be weighing in on a great debate. Should SpongeBob get a halftime show tribute? pic.twitter.com/fWjOat9VPE — MercedesBenzStadium (@MBStadium) Decem...
NYPD performs ‘wellness check’ on Pete Davidson of ‘SNL’ after troubling Instagram post | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
New York police said they performed a “wellness check” on “Saturday Night Live” cast member Pete Davidson after he posted an alarming note on Instagram on Saturday in which he said, “I really don’t want to be on this earth anymore.” Police officers met with ...
Police: Wanted sex offender abandons car in Medina, suspect on the run | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
MEDINA, Ohio – The Montville Police Department reports it has found a suspect’s vehicle in the search for a man it says was involved in a domestic incident on Friday. William Howard Taylor II is a registered sexual offender with violent tendencies, the police said said. There are felony ...
Still time to enjoy these Cleveland holiday happenings | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
CLEVELAND–We’re halfway through the month of December, but there are still plenty of ways to celebrate the holidays. Magic of Lights Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds Nov. 16 through Dec. 31, Monday through Thursday from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday through Sunday from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. Gene...
Nearly 2 million wreaths honor military heroes | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
WASHINGTON, D.C. – President Donald Trump visited Arlington National Cemetery Saturday, where volunteers laid wreaths on veterans’ graves. Every December, Wreaths Across America places wreaths on the graves at Arlington and other veterans’ cemeteries. This year, the organization sh...
Arby’s gives World War II veteran free food for life | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
CHANDLER, Arizona – Sometimes relationships start in a most unexpected way. Mr. Doug eats lunch by himself at an Arby’s in Chandler, Arizona nearly every day. He is 97 and a World War II veteran. According to Fox 10, an employee asked Mr. Doug why he kept coming back to their store. Mr. ...
Man charged in ‘Toys for Tots’ theft held on $10,000 bond | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 15, 2018
AKRON, Ohio – A suspect charged in a theft at Toys for Tots made his first appearance in front of a judge Saturday. Calvin T. Hunter, 46, turned himself in Friday. He’s charged with felony theft. Police say on December 10, Hunter signed up as a volunteer for the Marine Toys for Tots prog...
Inside the secret US military mission that located the Titanic | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 14, 2018
For years, the incredible discovery of the Titanic’s wreckage at the bottom of the ocean in 1985 was thought to have been a purely scientific effort. But that was a ruse. Speaking to CNN on Thursday about now-declassified events, Robert Ballard, who discovered the Titanic, said that the expedi...
Nancy Wilson, legendary jazz singer, dead at 81 | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 14, 2018
Nancy Wilson, a three-time Grammy-winning artist who called herself a “song stylist,” has died, her manager said. She was 81. Wilson passed away peacefully Thursday at her home after a long illness, her manager, Devra Hall Levy, said. The vocalist from Chillicothe, Ohio, initially focuse...
Portion of Eddy Road closed in Cleveland after accident | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 14, 2018
CLEVELAND- Cleveland police are investigating a crash that has part of Eddy Road closed in Cleveland. It happened around 4:30 a.m. Friday.  A car hit a telephone pole, causing it to snap in half. Wires are down across the street. Eddy Road is currently closed from Rutland to Ablewhite. Two people w...
Royal couples release stylish Christmas cards | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 14, 2018
ENGLAND— William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, have chosen an autumnal photo of their family sitting on a tree trunk for this year’s Christmas card, which was made public on Friday. The Duchess can be seen smiling broadly as she holds baby Louis, while three-year-old ...
Kasich would prefer competing for presidency as a Republican | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 14, 2018
BEXLEY, Ohio— Outgoing Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Thursday that he’d prefer to run for president as a Republican, but only if he’s entering a primary he could win. In an interview with The Associated Press, Kasich acknowledged he probably couldn’t defeat President Donald Trump if...
Federal judge in Texas strikes down Affordable Care Act | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 14, 2018
A federal judge in Texas said on Friday that the Affordable Care Act’s individual coverage mandate is unconstitutional and that the rest of the law must also fall. “The Court … declares the Individual Mandate … unconstitutional,” District Judge Reed O’Connor wrote...
Santa survey: Some would ‘rebrand’ Old Saint Nick as female or gender neutral | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 14, 2018
A new survey says some people would “rebrand” Santa Claus as either gender neutral or female. According to the logo-making company Graphics Springs, about 10% of people surveyed said Santa should be a woman; about 17% said Old Saint Nick should be gender neutral. Four-thousand people acr...
President Trump names budget director Mick Mulvaney acting chief of staff | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 14, 2018
WASHINGTON– President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his next chief of staff, ending a chaotic search for a new chief of staff that had been inching forward with the feel of an unfolding reality TV show. Trump tweeted that Mulvaney “will be named Acting...
Farm linked to romaine E. coli outbreak issues new recall for other produce | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 14, 2018
SANTA MARIA, Calif. — A farm in California connected with a recall of lettuce earlier this year recalled other types of produce Thursday, due to possible E. coli contamination. In a press release from Adam Bros Farming, Inc., the company said it was voluntarily recalling red leaf lettuce, green le...
Johnson & Johnson hammered by report it knew of asbestos in baby powder | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 14, 2018
NEW YORK — Johnson & Johnson on Friday forcefully denied a media report that it knew for decades about the existence of trace amounts of asbestos in its baby powder. The report by the Reuters news service sent the company’s shares into a tailspin, suffering their worst one-day sell-off i...
Daily planner: Mild temps today; rain moves in for the weekend | Fox 8
Fox 8 | December 14, 2018
CLEVELAND- TGIF!  We are ending the work week with mild temps. Unlike Thursday’s beautiful blue skies, you can expect to see more clouds than sun today. Starting tonight, wet weather will return to the area. Most of the rain will be south of us tonight and will push progressively farther nort...