From FOX 8 Cleveland

  • Police: Masked Ohio man threatened to shoot up schools as diversion for bank robbery

    NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pennsylvania – Police in North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania are investigating after they say an Ohio man walked into a restaurant and handed a worker a note saying there was an active shooter threat and multiple bombs at two high schools. Employees alerted police, who notified the schools. Police say it was an elaborate ruse to get law enforcement away from two banks the suspect planned on robbing. Police were able to get his photograph, vehicle description and license plate [

  • ‘Third Floor Sam’ has strangers buying him beer at work

    GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan — A Michigan man is getting a steady stream of free beer after putting a clever sign in one of the windows of his office. The sign sits an office window directly above the restaurant’s Tree Room. The sign is several feet tall and reads “PLEASE SEND BEER TO SAM ON FLOOR 3. THANK YOU!” So far, in the year it has been up, people have sent Sam a total of 85 beers. But who is this [

  • Majority of medical marijuana users in Ohio over 40

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — Figures released by the State of Ohio Board of Pharmacy show that more than two-thirds of the state’s medical marijuana cardholders are over the age of 40. The data shows about 21% are between the ages of 40 and 49, another 21% are between 50 and 59 and roughly 20% are between 60 and 69. Around 10% of cardholders are between the ages of 18 and 29. Chronic pain is most commonly cited as the reason for [

  • Soto, Nationals top Cole, Astros 5-4 in World Series opener

    HOUSTON, Texas — Juan Soto and the Washington Nationals quickly derailed the Cole Express. A 20-year-old prodigy with a passion for the big moment, Soto homered onto the train tracks high above the left field wall and hit a two-run double as the Nationals tagged Gerrit Cole and the Houston Astros 5-4 Tuesday night in the World Series opener. “After the first at-bat, I just said, ‘It’s another baseball game,'” Soto said. “In the first at-bat, I’m not going to [

  • Cleveland’s Own: Elizabeth Tilley

    FOX 8 and Kaulig Giving would like to salute Elizabeth Tilley as one of Cleveland’s Own. Elizabeth rescued a house slated for demolition in Cleveland’s Glenville neighborhood and turned it into “Royal Haven.” Royal Haven is a care facility for adult men who have mental illness. Her goal is to give people with mental illness a stable home and plenty of good food. Submit your nomination here.

  • Ohio weatherman pleads not guilty to child porn charges

    COLUMBUS, Ohio — A former television weatherman accused of downloading pornographic images depicting children has pleaded not guilty in Ohio to four child pornography-related charges. Sixty-year-old Mike Davis pleaded not guilty Monday in Columbus to counts of pandering sexually-oriented matter involving a minor. The indictment alleges Davis downloaded and emailed to himself videos and images depicting young children engaging in sexual activity. Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O’Brien has said...

  • Law enforcement teams up on Ohio interstate to help chicken cross the road

    COLUMBUS, Ohio – They didn’t learn the answer to the age-old question about why the chicken crossed the road. Thanks to the Ohio Department of Transportation, Columbus police and a good samaritan, however, a chicken was able to get to the other side of I-70 safely. ODOT posted video of the situation. You can see three people working to corral the chicken to keep him from running into traffic. The poor bird must have been scared, but after a short [

  • Missing: Brent Bailey

    FOX 8 and Amanda Berry are working together to find the missing. 

    Brent Bailey is 16. 

    He hasn't been seen since October 4.

    Brent is a freshman at Invictus High School.

    If you can help, call (216)623-3138.

    Other missing cases here.

  • Missing: Ken Wilson

    FOX 8 and Amanda Berry are working together to find the missing. 

    Ken Wilson is 47.

    He's been missing since September 24.

    On that day he was in East Cleveland. 

    Police say he suffers from schizophrenia and doesn't have his medication.

    If you can help, call police at (216)623-3138.

    Other missing cases here.

  • Seen on TV: 10/23/19

    Here are the web links for Wednesday, October 23,  2019: Click here for more on the CMA Awards Click here for more on Cleveland Pizza Week Click here for more on Mr. Fun’s Costumes and Magic Emporium Click here for more on 2019 Best of Cleveland Party Click here for ‘Walk for Freedom’ information Click here for Parade’s 2019 Cleveland Clinic Healthy Now Survey Click here for information on Dr. Lori Stevic-Rust Click here for more on Destination Cleveland Click here for more on Todd [

  • Sunny and cool Wednesday with highs in the 50s

    CLEVELAND, Ohio – Expect sunny skies on Wednesday, with some clouds later in the afternoon. It’ll be breezy and cool with a high of about 57. There could be a few spotty showers on Friday. Then for your weekend: We will be in the 30s to start your Saturday; expect some rain around for Sunday. Here is the latest 8-day forecast: More weather information here.

  • WATCH: Ohio woman knocked to the ground after being hit with blender at fast food restaurant

    COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio — A Cincinnati-area woman is pursuing a civil lawsuit against McDonald’s after she was hit in the face with a blender. According to WLWT-TV, Britany Price went through the drive-thru at the Colerain Township fast food restaurant back on Sept. 22. “I wanted to get some Happy Meals and some cheeseburgers and that was a very unhappy day for me,” Price said. Price told WLWT  she went into the store after her order was messed up. Surveillance [