This week, we’re focusing on cars, crime, cops, and catastrophe, along with new technology that’s bringing them together in ways that not long ago—we could only imagine. Today, we’ll find out how what once was science fiction, is now science fact.
The University of Akron plans to break ground tomorrow near the corner of South Broadway and University Avenue, for their new $5.2 million dollar College of Business Administration, Professional Development Center.
Construction on the new 15 thousand square-foot, two-floor building, is expected to take about a year.
What's it like to live near a volcano, and how are people out in Hawaii coping with it? Ray Horner talked to former Akron resident Chris Beiter, who owns a home on the Big Island, and who has friends who have been evacuated since the Kilauea volcano erupted.
This week, we’ll hear about a major automaker using wind power to produce cars and trucks, high tech highways, a new way to train IT pros, and how online consumers are closing both their minds—and their wallets—to in-home delivery.
This week: How University of Akron students are helping NASA to create a new helmet for astronauts, a huge mobile carrier merger, new tech to control diabetes, video game addiction, talking robots, and an app that can tell you just how high you really are.
This week, we're talking Russian cyberattacks, smart power grids, GPS security, a new class action lawsuit against Facebook, and a music app that can help you get more information and enjoyment from your car radio.
A $10 million dollar, low-interest loan the City of Akron made to the Akron Public Schools for their new school administration offices, is also going to help the city settle a long-owed debt to the schools.
Part of the loan will cover payments the city owed the schools, to make up for tax abatements for businesses that set up shop in town.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that the state's death penalty sentencing law is constitutional, and has upheld the conviction of Maurice Mason, who raped and murdered a woman in Marion County back in 1993.
The high court ruled that the process Ohio juries go through when deciding whether or not the death penalty is appropriate, is substantially different from death penalty jury procedures in other states where the US Supreme Court found them unconstitutuional.
Akron police investigating a homicide that happened Tuesday night, in the 800 block of East Exchange Street.
The shooting victim has been identified as Akron resident, 46 year old Jason Lamont Bradford.