CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Cleveland is mourning the loss of television reporter. Kathleen Cochrane DePiero is a former employee of Fox 8 or WJW-TV. According to station reports, DePiero died Saturday after a brief illness. DePiero worked at the station beginning in 2005 before stepping away from her career to spend time with her two children.   […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Is he with us or against us? When Cavs’ Kyrie Irving reportedly requested a trade out of Cleveland it had a lot of people talking including us here at FOX 8 News. Now, our new promo has a lot of people talking. Thoughts on this news promo?   READ MORE: Article Courtesy of […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio– Scott Sabol has quite the beard and now he’s getting some national attention for it! Sports Illustrated posted a story on its website about the vow Scott made to keep growing it until the Browns win. He’s getting close to 90 days now without shaving as the Browns are 0-12. SI said, “It’s admirable that […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Fox 8’s Dick Goddard is in the hospital today after a fall at his home last night. The legendary weatherman took a tumble and fractured his hip. Goddard had just completed a day long telethon on Fox 8 to benefit the Animal Protective League in Cleveland. More than $140,000 was raised to […]

The 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro is currently underway, and airing on NBC and all of its related channels and affiliates.  Those stations can have easy access to showcasing highlights for news programs and online.  Affiliates of other networks have a tougher time when it comes to showing video as they are not […]

Imagine the torture of being among the only people in Cleveland unable to watch Game 7 of the NBA finals because you’re anchoring a live newscast at the same time. Such was the case with the news team at Cleveland’s Fox affiliate WJW, forced to do a 10 p.m. newscast – that they had to […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio– After 55 years in the TV business, Dick Goddard has made a huge announcement about his future here at FOX 8 News.  Dick Goddard will continue to report the weather until November of this year, then he will be retiring from television so he can focus 100% on animal advocacy. “For 55 years I’ve […]

CLEVELAND– FOX 8 News in the Morning anchors Wayne Dawson and Kristi Capel were happy to help when a few local DJs challenged them to donate water to Flint, Michigan. Blessed Missionary Baptist Church on Cleveland’s east side is collecting bottled water to aid Flint residents during the crisis. DJs Haz Matthews and Sam Sylk […]

Reports continue to surface of Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel wearing a disguise of a blonde wig and a fake mustache while in Las Vegas during the weekend of the team’s last game of the miserable 2015 season.  Manziel had also used a different first name as “Billy” knowing he would get caught with his […]

Cleveland’s first African-American television reporter Pete Cary passed away on Sunday at the age of 86. Pete, a pioneer in Cleveland broadcasting, worked at FOX 8 from 1966-1989. He was hired to cover the Hough Riots from his prior job at WJMO Radio. While at Channel 8, Pete covered a variety of stories as a […]

CLEVELAND, Ohio — WZAK’s Kym Sellers was the first person in Ohio to have an experimental stem cell treatment for multiple sclerosis. The outpatient procedure was performed last year at the Ohio Stem Cell Treatment Center in Beachwood by a team of surgeons — and her doctors noticed a “remarkable response.” Monday, Kym visited Fox […]

An Ohio news anchor is in hot water after “accidentally” using a racial slur on live TV. Anchor Kristi Capel was trying to praise Lady Gaga’s Oscars performance Monday when she used the term “jigaboo.” Capel soon learned of her flub on Twitter and offered some replies to users. She also apologized on-air Tuesday. “I do apologize […]