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Friday, 29 December 2017 09:35

Murder-Dismemberment Suspect Indicted

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The Coventry Township woman who is alleged to have killed her husband, then to have lived in her home with pieces of his dismembered body in bags and boxes, for months---has been indicted on four felony charges. 49 year old Marcia Eubank of Linda Street, is charged with Aggravated murder,…
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 09:03

APD: Suspect Shot Victim After Robbery

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UPDATE: The following is an update from the Akron Police Department:  With the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Office Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, the suspect involved in last night’s homicide outside of Luei’s Carryout, located at 1012 Hammel Street, has been arrested. Task force officers and officers from…
Thursday, 21 December 2017 14:14

Opiod Epidemic: County Sues Drug Makers

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Summit County is suing 11 drug manufacturers and 3 distributors for their part in creating the opiod epidemic that has killed over a thousand people in our area over the past 5 years. 21 other communities and government agencies have joined in the suit as well, including Akron, Barberton, Cuyahoga…
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 12:21

Ken Ball Named Akron's 16th Police Chief

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Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan has officially named Ken Ball the 16th Police Chief for the City of Akron's police department Wednesday.  Ball, who has been with Akron Police for 26 years, has been serving as interim chief since the abrupt resignation of former Police Chief James Nice back in August.…
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 05:53

Help Find Missing Tallmadge Girl

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The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is asking the public's help to find missing 16-year-old Jordan Lindsey of Tallmadge. She was last seen December 16th. Reports indicate she may be riding in a black, 2009 Hyundaie Sonata with Ohio plates DZV-2645 that has a Miami Dolphins plate cover.…
Thursday, 14 December 2017 11:36

KSU Announces Tuition Hike, Freeze for Fall 2018

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Kent State University has announced a "tuition guarantee" program, similar to the University of Akron and Youngstown State University, along with several other statewide universities and colleges, that made announcements on their plans recently. The tuition increase, which will be rolled out for incoming freshman starting Fall semester, 2018, and…
The 49 year old Coventry Township woman who is alleged killed and dismembered her husband, appeared in Barberton municipal court yesterday, and plead not guilty to one count of murder. Authorities allege Marcia Eubank shot and killed her 54 year old husband, Howard, last June, that she dismembered him, and…
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 11:34

Details on Akron Police Standoff Released

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Akron police releasing details of what led to a four-hour standoff with a SWAT team on Dennison Avenue this morning. They say officers attempted a traffic stop on I-77 North about 2:30am, and when the driver refused to pull over, they gave chase--with speeds up to 80 miles an hour…
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 06:16

Endangered Missing Adult Alert Cancelled

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UPDATE: 12-12-17 (11:33 AM) The Endangered Missing Adult Alert issued earlier today, has been cancelled for Anatole Kurkov, an 81 year old man from Rocky River, who had suffered a stroke in the past, and police were concerned for his safety. ______________ Endangered Missing Adult Alert A Missing Adult Alert has…
Thursday, 07 December 2017 06:22

Missing 14 Year Old Barberton Girl Found

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Update: 12-22-17 The 14 year old Barberton girl who has been missing since December 4th, and has been on the run with her 33 year old convicted felon cousin, has been found. US Marshals caught up with Analys Clay, and Louis Jakab, when they were spotted at a Cleveland area…
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 11:49

UA Student Sentenced in Roommate's Stabbing

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Kendal Scheid, 23, who pleaded guilty to First Degree Felony Involuntary Manslaughter in the stabbing death of his University of Akron roommate, 23-year-old Duncan Unternaher, was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday.  Back on December 3, 2016, Scheid stabbed Unternaher in the chest during an argument over fast food,…
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 11:21

Indians To Extend Safety Net at Progressive Field

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The Cleveland Indians announced Wedensday that they will extend the safety netting at Progressive Field to the ends of each dugout before the start of the upcoming 2018 season.  According to a press release, the mesh netting will extend from section 164 along the third base line around to section…
Friday, 01 December 2017 07:28

An Inside Look at Haven of Rest Ministries

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For more than 70 years, Haven of Rest Ministries has been serving Akron and beyond, providing faith-based services and programs that cater to the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of men, women and children in need.  Throughout the 70-plus-year history of Haven of Rest, the ministry has not taken a…
Tuesday, 28 November 2017 05:34

Will the Bridgestone Invitational Stay in Akron?

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Bridgestone Invitational officials not commenting directly on reports they may move the PGA Tournament event out of Akron after next year. Instead, they're saying they're "focused" on the August tournament, which will be held for the 65th year in August, 2018. In response to a report published by Crains Cleveland…
Tuesday, 21 November 2017 05:42

You Can Help Solve Cold Case Murder Mystery

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State and local law enforcement authorities are asking for the public's help in solving a cold case--a really cold case--as the murder victim died in Twinsburg, more than 35 years ago. But--through the use of facial reconstruction technology; they now they have an image of what the 20 to 30…
Monday, 20 November 2017 11:43

Bank Robber On the Lam in Akron

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Akron police looking for your help are finding the bank robber who hit the Fifth-Third Bank branch at 656 West Market Street on Saturday. They say he passed a note to a teller demanding money, and saying he had a gun. No one was hurt. More details below, from Akron police report.…
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