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Vermilion High School student accused of sexual assault, Erie County Sheriff's Office said  News 5 Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio — An observant parent tipped Vermilion Police off to shocking claims of sexual assault involving young girls. A student from Vermilion High ...



LaMelo Ball Shines in Spire Institute's Win vs. Vermilion High School  Bleacher Report

LaMelo Ball posted 28 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists as SPIRE Institute defeated Vermilion High School, 102-75 on Saturday in Vermilion, Ohio...



Vermilion Schools levy passes by slim margin  The Morning Journal

The Vermilion Local Schools District is the second district in Ohio to pass a safety and security levy Nov. 6.



I-Team: High school student arrested for sex assault was on probation for previous conviction  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio -- A Vermilion Local High School student, who was arrested Tuesday on several sexual assault charges, was on probation for a previous ...



Officials give conflicting stories on teen accused of sexual assault at a Vermilion school  News 5 Cleveland

News 5 is continuing to investigate the apparent breakdown in communication that left a school in the dark about a student's troubling past. While on probation ...



Parents, educators calling for change in Vermilion after student arrested for sexual assault  News 5 Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio — A student's right to a second chance versus the safety of students. Parents and educators in Vermilion are calling for change after being left ...



Boys basketball: Seth Hurd's defense the difference down the stretch as Vermilion edges Oak Harbor  Chronicle Telegram

Vermilion High School's Mason Montgomery (12) dribbles the ball towards the hoop and looks to make a pass while Oak Harbor High School's Blake Booker ...



Fox 8 Jukebox: Vermilion High School Marching Band  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Oh -- The Vermilion High School Marching Band helped celebrate the Cleveland Browns victory with Fox 8's Kenny Crumpton on the plaza of the ...



Increased security at Vermilion High School football game  WKYC.com

Sept. 7, 2018: Police will be checking bags amid stiffer security at the Vermilion High School vs. Firelands football game.



Vermilion art teacher wins prestigious award | Lorain County  The Morning Journal

A Vermilion High School art teacher's commitment to her students and multi-faceted nature has landed her a prestigious art award from the Ohio Art Education ...



Vermilion teacher leads veterans luncheon for 20 years | Lorain County  The Morning Journal

Vermilion High School teacher and coach Kristy Edmison's appreciation of military *service* runs in the family.



Veterans invited to luncheon in Vermilion | Lorain County  The Morning Journal

The Honors' Freshmen Social Studies class at Vermilion High School will be hosting the 20th annual Veteran's Luncheon on Nov. 9.



Rivalry sparks increased security at Vermilion vs. Firelands high school football game  WKYC.com

VERMILION, Ohio -- Football fans are going to encounter increased security at Vermilion High School on Friday night as the varsity team battles Firelands.



Vermilion Schools inches closer to security levy  The Morning Journal

The Vermilion Local Schools Board of Education will aim to send a safety and security levy to the ballot for consideration by voters in November.



Boys basketball: Sterling Benko finds range, sparks Vermilion in win over Willard  Chronicle Telegram

ELYRIA — Sterling Benko, one of Vermilion's 10 seniors, had been struggling from the 3-point line all season. “Oh-for-15,” Sailors coach Kurt Habermehl said.



Firefighters rescue Vermilion man who fell down cliff while mowing his lawn  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio-– Dave Watkins is recovering at home after he fell more than 35 feet off a cliff in his backyard. Watkins said he was mowing the lawn at his ...



Midview vs. Vermilion girls basketball: Middies maul Sailors, 56-32  The Morning Journal

Battling through the holiday break, Midview stayed focused and energized for a solid 56-32 victory over a surging Vermilion squad.



Woollybear Festival parade in Vermilion  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio -- It's the largest one-day festival in the country! Thousands of people are in Vermilion for the 46th Annual Woollybear Festival in downtown ...



Vermilion buzzing with excitement ahead of Woollybear Festival  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, OHIO - It's almost time for the largest one day festival in all of Ohio! The 46th annual Woollybear Festival kicks off Sunday, the fundraising festival, ...



Vermilion High School student arrested for threat on Snapchat  fox8.com

VERMILION, Ohio-- A teen was arrested after the Erie County Sheriff's Office said she posted a threatening photo on the social media app Snapchat. The sheriff's ...



100,000 people attend 46th Annual Woollybear Festival  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio -- The wacky and wonderful Annual Woollybear Festival returned to Vermilion, Ohio Sunday for its 46th year. The festival and parade, which ...



Dive in to help save the Vermilion Community Pool  Sandusky Register

Plagued by financial difficulties, officials organized an April 22 fundraiser at German's Villa to raise money for the public aquatic center. VERMILION — An ...



Coast Guard searching for missing man off Vermilion  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio - The Coast Guard, along with Vermilion authorities, is searching for a missing boater off the coast of Vermilion. At around 9 p.m. Friday ...



Vermilion library helping children send letters to hospitalized children  The Morning Journal

For the holiday season, Ritter Public Library, 5680 Liberty Ave. in Vermilion, has been the collection site for three different donation drive efforts.



Vermilion police seek man for questioning for stolen vehicle and boat  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio-- The Vermilion Police Department and the Erie County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's locating a subject. Jonathan Puccia is wanted for ...



Date set for 2018 Woollybear Festival  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio -- Mark your calendar! The official date has been set for the 46th annual Woollybear Festival. This year's Woollybear Festival will be held on ...



SCHOOL CLOSINGS: Vermilion Local School District closed due to ‘extreme cold’  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio -- The frigid temperatures that have dominated the forecast this week in Northeast Ohio have prompted Vermilion Local School District to ...



Vermilion school construction in frenzy to finish | Ohio  The Morning Journal

VERMILION - School construction continues at a frenzied pace in Vermilion, said Superintendent Phil Pempin.



Vermilion police investigating after dog found decapitated near railroad tracks  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio -- The Vermilion Police Department is investigating after a dog was found decapitated near the railroad tracks close to Vermilion Road on ...



Vermilion (Ohio) police on Louisiana teacher arrest: ‘Stop sending us your hate mail’  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION, Ohio --The Vermilion Police Department -- on the border of Erie and Lorain counties in Ohio -- has a simple message for everyone upset about the ...



Vermilion head football coach Matt Kobal dies at 38  WKYC-TV

Matt Kobal, the head football coach at Vermilion High School, has died, the school district announced late Friday night. He was 38. In a statement on Facebook, ...



Charges filed against two students in Ravenna High School lockdown  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

RAVENNA, Ohio -- Charges have been filed against two high school students after Ravenna High School was locked down Friday after a "potential threat" made ...



VIDEO: Students facing expulsion after Lorain High School fight leaves at least three teachers injured  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

LORAIN, Ohio -- More violence in the halls of Lorain High School, leaving three teachers hurt and three students facing expulsion. And now, the school board ...



Man who witnessed Vermilion ambulance crash describes how he helped rescue victims  fox8.com

WILLARD, Ohio- One day after a Vermilion patient was killed when the ambulance he was in struck a guardrail and rolled into a deep embankment, a witness is ...



Wrestling: Never a doubt -- Elyria's Dylan Shawver rallies late for tourney title  Chronicle Telegram

OREGON — Sometimes being one of the top eight wrestlers in the nation requires a little proof. Elyria junior Dylan Shawver — ranked No. 8 at 126 pounds ...



GlenOak High School mourns student killed in house fire  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

PLAIN TOWNSHIP, Ohio-- A Stark County community is mourning a student who was killed in a house fire on Monday. Emergency crews responded to the home ...



The Fuel Your School winner is…Glenville High School!  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Readers are leaders. But at her school, teacher Kimberly Smith said many teachers have to buy their own sets of books to encourage ...



Vermilion student manager with special needs records 100th win  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VERMILION-—Hours before a Vermilion Sailors boys basketball practice, Junior Devan Dewitt is already hard at work. “That's all he talks about, basketball, ...



Vermilion police looking into disturbing death of family dog  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Some people may find the details of this story disturbing. VERMILION, Ohio - Vermilion police are investigating the disturbing death of a family's beloved dog.



New report shows nationwide decline in high school football  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

ROCKY RIVER, Ohio - When it comes to hard knocks it appears parents could be giving football it's biggest blow. New data shows the participation of high ...



Huron County High School students shop for youngsters in Lorain County  The Morning Journal

About 30 Norwalk High School students in Huron County traveled to Midway Mall in Elyria on Dec. 11 to shop for 20 youngsters for the Mary Lee Tucker ...



High school boys basketball notes: Vermilion coach Habermehl gets 200th win  The Morning Journal

Vermilion coach Kurt Habermehl hit a milestone Jan. 13, earning his 200th win in a 71-59 victory over Clyde in front of a community that has been home his ...



Warrant issued for Twinsburg teacher for sexual battery  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

TWINSBURG, Ohio-- An arrest warrant was issued for a Twinsburg City School District teacher, the FOX 8 I-Team learned on Friday. Stow Municipal Court ...



Teen dies from homemade science experiment  WKYC-TV

VERMILION, Ohio -- There is heartbreak in Vermilion tonight, where a teen boy died while trying to conduct a science experiment in his parents' garage.



Over $40K donated to teacher arrested in caught-on-video beatdown of student  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MAYWOOD, Calif. – People have given thousands of dollars to support a California high school music teacher who was arrested Friday after a classroom fistfight ...



Ohio teacher suspended for giving test with questions about incest  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

HILLIARD, Ohio -- A central Ohio teacher has been suspended after giving students an online "Moral Foundations Test" that included questions about incest.



Man reports to jail; leaves dogs, knife, drugs in truck  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

ERIE COUNTY, Ohio-- A wanted man surrendered to law enforcement Monday on a minor charge, but now he faces more trouble. Sheriff officials say the man, ...



Erie County authorities: 14-year-old used code word in threats against school  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

SANDUSY, Ohio-- A 14-year-old boy is facing charges after he repeatedly used a code word that means to shoot up a school, the Erie County Sheriff's Office ...



Ohio school district to arm students with pepper spray to deter shooters  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

https://youtu.be/rJkW3FmeHSw COLUMBIANA, Ohio -- Students in one Ohio school district will be armed with pepper spray in the new school year to deter or ...



2017 Woollybear Festival in Vermilion: What you need to know  News-Herald.com

The 2017 Woollybear Festival will be Sept. 24 in Vermilion. Here are some things to know before you go:



California teacher arrested for forcibly cutting boy’s hair  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

VISALIA, California — A high school teacher in central California was arrested on suspicion of felony child endangerment after forcibly cutting the hair of one of ...



Queen's Pageant takes center stage on opening day of Vermilion's Festival of the Fish  The Morning Journal

The 51st edition of the Vermilion Festival of the Fish kicked off on June 16 in a local tradition that will welcome thousands to historic downtown Vermilion at ...



The ‘Blue Streaks’ turn Friday morning on its head  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- The Madison Blue Streak Marching Band brought a whole lot of energy to the plaza outside the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum ...



Police, good Samaritan help dog locked inside hot car in Vermilion  fox8.com

VERMILION, Ohio - A good Samaritan records video of a Vermilion police officer rescuing a dog locked inside a parked hot car. Deborah Parker, a retired nurse ...



Two charged for Vermilion meth lab  fox8.com

VERMILION, Ohio-- Two people are facing charges after a methamphetamine lab was found in a Vermilion house. The Lorain County Drug Task Force ...



Four facing charges after senior prank at GlenOak High School  fox8.com

PLAIN TWP., Ohio - Four people are facing charges after a senior prank during which a student rode a dirt bike through the hallways of GlenOak High School ...



LaBrae student arrested after bringing BB gun to middle school  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

LEAVITTSBURG, Ohio -- A student in the LaBrae Local School District was arrested Thursday following an incident at dismissal time. According to LaBrae Local ...



Elyria artist illustrates children's book  Chronicle Telegram

David Spencer of Elyria holds a copy of “The Epic Adventure of Huggie and Stick,” a children's book he illustrated, on Sunday. STEVE MANHEIM / CHRONICLE.



911 caller helps police arrest man suspected of OVI  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

ERIE COUNTY, Ohio-- A concerned citizen may have helped prevent a serious crash. Erie County Sheriff Paul Sigsworth says a woman called 911 Saturday ...



Summit Academy Schools call police after 8-year-old child with disabilities throws crayons  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

PAINESVILLE, Ohio - A Painesville academy which boasts their inclusive education style for children with disabilities called police Tuesday when an 8-year-old ...



Church of the Open Door expanding to Vermilion  The Morning Journal

VERMILION - Church of the Open Door will expand its ministry in Vermilion at the former administrative offices of Vermilion schools.



And the 2019 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees are..  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND- It is the moment we have all been waiting for. After three months of voting, we now know who will be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame ...



More victims possible in sexual battery case against Warrensville Heights band director  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND-- The Warrensville Heights High School band director accused of sexual battery appeared in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Friday ...



Cleveland high school security guard indicted for rape, sexual battery  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND-- A security guard at a Cleveland school was indicted on Friday. Derrick A. Dugger, 29, faces two counts of rape, two counts of sexual battery and ...



Man says he plans to fight charges for leaving dogs in truck while he went to jail  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

ERIE COUNTY, Ohio-- A man facing charges for leaving his two dogs in his truck while he reported to jail says he plans to fight the charges. Victer Crenshaw ...



Two killed in Vermilion crash  fox8.com

VERMILION, Ohio-- Emergency workers are at the scene of a deadly crash in Vermilion. It happened on Liberty Avenue near High Bridge Road Thursday ...



New information surfaces about sex offender caught breaking into area schools  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

HUNTING VALLEY, Ohio - New charges are being leveled against a registered sex offender who was arrested in connection with a series of nighttime burglaries ...



New details released in Warrensville Heights band director sexual battery case  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS - School district officials confirm to Fox 8 they did receive a complaint against the high school band director three months ago, and ...



Tuscarawas County school district votes to arm staff  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

ZOARVILLE, Ohio - School may be out but a change is on the way for the safety of students after Tuscarawas Valley Local Schools approved a resolution to arm ...



Akron Zips basketball player charged with assaulting teammate  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio - A University of Akron basketball player faces assault charges for an incident that happened during basketball practice. Khadim Gueye is charged ...



Jackson Local Schools reopening today, parents have choice to keep kids home  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

JACKSON TWP., Ohio -- Jackson Local Schools will reopen Wednesday, the day after authorities say a seventh grader shot himself inside Jackson Memorial ...



14-year-old student stabbed multiple times during school assembly in Oklahoma  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

LUTHER, Okla. - A 14-year-old was stabbed on Thursday during a "welcome back" assembly at an Oklahoma high school, according to KFOR. Witnesses say ...



911 calls, police reveal more details after car plunges off cliff  fox8.com

VERMILION, Ohio- Vermilion police officers, firefighters and paramedics teamed up late Thursday night for the dramatic rescue of a driver, whose car plunged off ...



Body camera helps convict Vermilion police officer of assault  fox8.com

VERMILION, Ohio -- A former veteran Vermilion police officer is behind bars after being convicted of a misdemeanor assault. Aaron Bolton was sentenced ...



Tracy W. Jagel Obituary  WKBN.com

BOARDMAN, OH (MyValleyTributes) - Tracy W. Jagel, 51, of Boardman, entered into eternal rest Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Health Center ...



Rootstown school employee arrested for possessing ‘material exploitive of children’  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

ROOTSTOWN, Ohio - The Rootstown school district has contacted parents about a former school employee who has been arrested for possession of "materials ...



‘Momo Challenge,’ a dangerous viral game, prompts warnings to parents  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

NEW JERSEY — A disturbing viral trend called the "Momo Challenge" centers around a creepy image of a woman. Children as young as 6-years-old have ...



'Severe' blood shortage: American Red Cross makes urgent call for blood donations  WKYC.com

CLEVELAND -- The American Red Cross is facing a severe blood shortage and urgently needs blood and platelet donors to give now to avoid delays in ...



Feds to review Ohio State response to claims of sexual abuse by doctor  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

COLUMBUS, Ohio— Federal officials will investigate Ohio State University's response to allegations against a team doctor now accused of sexual misconduct ...



Dig This: AJ Petitti explains why it’s so important to pick ripe tomatoes  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Oh -- It's the heart of the harvest season and gardens in Northeast Ohio are bursting with *fresh* fruit and vegetables. The Fox 8 garden is doing ...



Girl handed out cookies made with her grandmother’s ashes at high school, classmate says  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

DAVIS, Calif. - A California family is shocked and upset after their son came home and told them another student brought cookies to school baked with her ...



Should homework be banned? One teacher may have had the right idea  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

TEXAS-- The new school year just recently got under way, but homework is already a hot topic. Some are wondering: Should it be banned? It turns out, experts ...



‘It’s devastating:’ Patients of UH fertility clinic learn of problem with embryo storage  fox8.com

VERMILION, Ohio-- Amber Michalak of Vermilion got the devastating news Friday morning. “I got a letter in the mail yesterday, but I didn't check it until this ...



Teacher trying to file harassment complaint arrested after revealing sexual relationship with student  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

LORAIN COUNTY, Ohio -- A 24-year-old teacher has been arrested for having an alleged sexual relationship with one of her students. According to a release ...



Erie County sheriff helps free fox caught in bear trap  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

BIRMINGHAM, Ohio-- A sheriff and his deputy freed a fox in Erie County after the animal's head became caught in a trap. A golden retriever named Abby alerted ...



Linwood Park throws annual patriotic extravaganza | Ohio  The Morning Journal

Youngsters decked their rides in red, white and blue; and they were the stars of an annual Independence Day parade at Linwood Park in Vermilion.



I-Team: Sheriff says body found during search for missing Ashtabula mother  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

ASHTABULA, Ohio -- Ashtabula County Sheriff Bill Johnson confirms to the FOX 8 I-Team a body was found during the search for a missing mother. The sheriff ...



Vermilion mourns loss of Chesnut  The Morning Journal

The Vermilion community is mourning the loss of a local woman whose love of history helped craft the city's identity.



New details on Conneaut councilman accused of sex-related charges  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

JEFFERSON, Ohio - A councilman, businessman and respected member of several Ashtabula County communities is now behind bars facing 26 sex-related ...



Ohio police find escapee soaking in hot tub  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

WAVERLY, Ohio— An escaped inmate is back in custody after being found soaking in a hot tub at an Ohio senior living community, still wearing her yellow jail ...



Hearing Friday for Conneaut councilman indicted on sex charges  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

JEFFERSON, Ohio - A Conneaut councilman and businessman is scheduled for a pretrial hearing on 26 sex-related charges involving minors. 63-year-old ...



Teacher says she was fired for not following ‘no zero policy’ for kids who didn’t do homework  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A teacher in Florida says she was fired from her job after refusing to give students grades on homework that wasn't turned in.



Students walk out in Northeast Ohio to protest gun violence  fox8.com

CLEVELAND-- Students across Northeast Ohio joined nationwide demonstrations against gun violence in response to last month's massacre of 17 people at ...



‘It’s horrific’: Attorney says kindergarten student sexually assaulted by older student on bus  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio-- The FOX 8 I-Team has found a family fighting for justice after they say a kindergarten student was sexually assaulted as she rode ...



School district’s video about tight pants on girls doesn’t sit well with parents  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

COAL TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Out of dress code. This is how the Shamokin Area School District describes tight pants on students. For some parents, the video ...



A 'wild' passion for animals  Sandusky Register

Perkins police Officer Betsy Thayer takes in homeless animals and cares for them at her Vermilion-area farm, Wild Hooves Farm. Gallery: See the animals Betsy ...



University of Akron getting help to combat sexual assault on campus  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio -- The United States Justice Department's Office on Violence Against Women has awarded the University of Akron a $300000 grant that will be ...



Warrensville Heights High School student diagnosed with bacterial meningitis  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

WARRENSVILLE HEIGHTS, Ohio -- A Warrensville Heights High School student has been diagnosed with bacterial meningitis. District officials said the 11th ...



Teacher suspended after saying Trump aide ate glue as child  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

SANTA MONICA, Calif.— A Southern California school district has suspended a teacher who recounted how a senior aide to President Trump ate glue as a ...



Highland High School student taken into custody for bringing orange-tipped air pistol to school  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

MEDINA COUNTY, Ohio -- A Highland High School student was taken into custody Friday following an incident. According to the Medina County Sheriff's Office, ...



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