From FOX 8 Cleveland

  • Dozier homers in 1st, Royals snap Indians’ 6-game win streak

    CLEVELAND — Hunter Dozier homered in the first inning and Jakob Junis pitched two-hit ball through six innings as the Kansas City Royals beat Cleveland 1-0 on Saturday night, snapping the Indians’ six-game winning streak. Dozier sent a 349-foot shot to right off Adam Plutko for his 15th home run. That run stood up as Junis and three relievers combined for a three-hitter and the Royals’ fourth shutout of the season. Junis (6-8) struck out seven and walked three before [

  • ‘Avengers: Endgame’ passes ‘Avatar’ to become the highest-grossing film ever

    HOLLYWOOD —  “Avengers: Endgame,” the Disney and Marvel blockbuster, will move past “Avatar” on the list of all-time highest grossing films on Sunday in its 13th weekend of release, Disney reported Saturday night. “Avatar,” James Cameron’s science fiction film set on the planet of Pandora, held the record for 10 years. The latest “Avengers” film, starring Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans, has made more than $2.789 billion worldwide. “A huge congratulations to the Marvel Studios and Walt Disney...

  • Severe weather: Strong storms, winds overnight & potential for localized flooding

    CLEVELAND — Strong storms are possible overnight. The heat warning has expired but the mugginess remains. Still hot on Sunday, just not as hot! Actual air temperatures will range between 84 -87  but it’ll still be very humid so the Feels-Like temps will be thick and 91°. Scattered showers and storms start to pop in the afternoon.     Stay cool! Relief will enter Northeast Ohio starting Monday.  Very refreshing!  Sunshine and 70s on the way! Here’s your latest FOX [

  • Over 3,000 Northeast Ohio residents without power

    NORTHEAST OHIO — Strong storms hit Saturday evening are possible to continue overnight. These storms have currently left more than 3,000 FirstEnergy customers are without power. According to the company, residents in Cuyahoga County are experiencing the largest number of outages, at over 2,400, followed by those in Geagua and Lake with a few hundred outages each. FirstEnergy expects power to be restored in all areas by midnight. **Follow the outage map for the latest** Meanwhile, police in...

  • Cleveland company releases flamethrower drone spitting out 25-foot-long, targeted stream of fire

    CLEVELAND — Cleveland headquartered ThrowFlame, the oldest flamethrower manufacturer in the United States, is now selling an attachment that can turn your drone into a flame-thrower that can hit targets 25 feet away for up to 100 seconds. The TF-19 Wasp, a functional flame-spewing drone attachment, is designed for use with lightweight drones with a 5-pound payload capacity. It has a one gallon fuel capacity and can be used to clear debris from power lines, get rid of nests, help [

  • Justin Bieber asks President Trump if he can ‘let those kids out of cages’ amid A$AP Rocky help

    Justin Bieber supports President Donald Trump’s decision to help rapper A$AP Rocky, who is currently in the custody of Swedish police. But the “What Do You Mean” singer thinks others could benefit from the president’s attention, too. Bieber said on Twitter late Friday he appreciated the president lobbying Swedish authorities on behalf of the rapper. Earlier Trump had said his administration was working to resolve the matter. “I want my friend out,” Bieber tweeted. “I appreciate you trying to...

  • Police: Man broke into Utah home, asked for sex, got naked on couch

    SALT LAKE CITY — A man broke into a stranger’s home in the Salt Lake City, Utah area and did multiple lewd acts Thursday morning, according to reports from police and the woman who lived there.

    Mauricio Navinick, 24, was arrested Thursday morning on suspicion of lewdness and burglary.

    Stacy, who asked to only be identified by her first name, said she woke up around 6 a.m. to her dog barking and growling angrily. She said she then went into her living room and saw a man she didn't...

  • Petition for gun sale background checks in Ohio clears initial step

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A gun safety group hoping to change Ohio law to require background checks on virtually all guns sales has cleared an initial hurdle on its second try. The Ohio Attorney General’s Office on Friday certified a revised petition from Ohioans for Gun Safety. The proposal would close a loophole allowing sales without background checks at gun shows and between private individuals. Officials had rejected the first summary language as inaccurate but concluded the revised version fairly...

  • Michelle Obama is world’s most admired woman, new poll says

    NEW YORK — Former First Lady Michelle Obama has dethroned actress Angelina Jolie as the most admired woman in the world. According to a poll released by YouGov, Obama took the first place spot as the world’s most admired woman.  This is also her second year as America’s most admired woman. Jolie, who was last year’s most admired woman in the world, dropped to third place this year, trailing behind Oprah Winfrey. In fourth and fifth place were Queen Elizabeth [

  • Animal shelter to Area 51 Enthusiasts: Come raid us instead!

    OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. — Before you storm Area 51, you might want to make a stop in Oklahoma. One animal shelter is inviting people to storm its Oklahoma City location and pick up some adorable tin-foil-hat-wearing critters to “protect you from the Area 51 aliens.” “Adoption isn’t that far out of this world!” the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter wrote on its Facebook page Friday. It has 156 dogs and 24 cats available for adoption, plus two pigs and a hamster, according [

  • Man shot after altercation at house party near LCCC North Ridgeville campus, police say

    NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio — Police are investigating after a man was shot early Saturday morning near the Lorain County Community College North Ridgeville campus. According to police, an altercation occurred at a house party near campus. The altercation spilled out into the LCCC parking lot and continued to escalate.  A man was then shot and transported to the hospital for treatment. Police say the victim suffered a non-life threatening injury. This incident is still under investigation.  FOX 8...

  • Cleveland EMS stays busy during heat wave

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Cleveland EMS has stayed busy during the dangerous heat. EMS responded to 12 heat-related calls from 7 a.m. Friday to 7 a.m. Saturday. They tell FOX 8 there were also 7 calls on Thursday, totaling 19 thus far.  Seven of the calls were from senior citizens. EMS says they’re continuing to monitor calls for service. FOX 8 is checking with hospitals for more information about people who were affected Saturday.