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CLEVELAND – Former Cleveland mayor, Ohio governor and United States senator George Voinovich has died. The Fox 8 I-Team has learned from sources that police and EMS were called to Voinovich’s home early Sunday morning. Voinovich was mayor of Cleveland from 1980-1989. He served as Ohio’s governor from 1991-1998.   READ MORE: Fox8.com Article Courtesy […]

Boxing legend Muhammad Ali passed away on June 3, 2016 of septic shock, and following a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease.  His legacy in the ring and beyond will definitely last, but comedian and afternoon radio host D.L. Hughley questions those who are now honoring him as opposed to when he was alive, especially in […]

(RNN) – Actress Doris Roberts, the manipulative mother of Raymond Barone on the sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond, has died. She was 90 years old. Show creator Phil Rosenthal and cast member Patricia Heaton confirmed the news with personal remembrances on Twitter. Her career included more than 40 major films and 96 television credits. She received five Emmy Awards and […]

It’s been a tough month in Hollywood when it comes to the loss of legends. Just days after the death of David Bowie and Alan Rickman, Eagles guitarist and founding member Glenn Frey has died, according to reports. Band members told TMZ that Frey had been battling rheumatoid arthritis, ulcerative colitis and pneumonia. He underwent […]

The news of David Bowie‘s death has stunned the entire music industry, and fans and friends alike are remembering the dynamic impact he made throughout his career. The enigmatic rock star lost his life after an 18-month battle with cancer, and his family, including his wife, supermodel Iman, were by his side in his final moments. But […]

LOS ANGELES  — Oscar-nominated actor Robert Loggia is dead at 85, according to TMZ. His wife told TMZ that Loggia had been battling Alzheimer’s for nearly 5 years and his health took a turn for the worse on Wednesday. Loggia was nominated for Best Supporting Actor for “Jagged Edge.”   He is also known for […]

It’s been a little over a month since the passing of Bobbi K. After many months of fighting for her life in a coma, she died on July 22, and was buried on August 3rd. MUST READ: 17 Reasons Why Aaliyah Is One Of The Most Influential Women In Pop Culture A truly sad story, […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Former U.S. Congressman Louis Stokes, who died last week at the age of 90, was laid to rest Tuesday. Hundreds lined up for the service at Olivet Institutional Baptist Church, located at 8712 Quincy Avenue in Cleveland. Vice President Joe Biden attended the home-going celebration. Other political dignitaries included: Rep. Mary Rose Oakar, Rep. Dennis […]

Unemployment remains one of the biggest problems in the Watts community in which residents and supporters are calling for more jobs to open.   WATTS, LOS ANGELES (KABC) — Tuesday marks 50 years since the Watts riots, a six-day outbreak that claimed 34 lives and caused $40 million worth of damage. It all started with […]

NFL legend Frank Gifford passed away unexpectedly at home in Connecticut. He was 84, and a week from his 85th birthday. In addition to his famed football career, Gifford was also a successful broadcaster, who worked on “Monday Night Football” for over a decade. Gifford is survived by his wife Kathie Lee Gifford, who hosts the […]

Comer Cottrell (pictured), who turned a dollar into a dream by creating one of the largest African-American hair care products companies in America, Pro-Line, has passed away at age 82 from natural causes, according to the Los Angeles Times. SEE ALSO: Once-Homeless ‘Golden Voice’ Ted Williams Is Broke The entrepreneurial Cottrell had $600 and a broken typewriter when […]

  The longtime “American Top 40” host got his start as a radio personality in several different markets, including a brief stay in Cleveland, before hitting it big nationally with his signature countdown show and numerous acting and voiceover gigs, including that of providing the voice of “Shaggy” in the “Scooby-Doo” cartoons.   (CNN) — Casey […]