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An Akron man has been charged by the U.S. Government that he supported the ISIL group on social media, including posting a graphic with claimed personal information and addresses of military members. The U.S. Attorney's Office says 25 year-old Terrence J. McNeil of Akron appeared in U.S. District Court on…
Thursday, 12 November 2015 13:02

ODOT Ready For Snow

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"Be ready, it's coming." Those words from Ohio Department of Transportation's Justin Chesnic in reference to snow, ice, sleet or any combination that makes driving challenging. District 4, which includes Summit, Portage and Stark counties held its annual readiness event this morning to make sure all the trucks and equipment…
Thursday, 12 November 2015 12:37

Red Cross Assisting Families Affected By Plane Crash

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While the investigation continues into the deadly Akron plane crash that took the lives of all nine people on board, the American Red Cross is actively offering their support to the 11 families who were affected by the damage left behind. "We provided initial assistance to those families. Right now,…
Thursday, 12 November 2015 11:37

Wind Advisory In Effect

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There's a wind advisory today for several Northeast Ohio communities, including Summit, Stark, Portage and Medina counties. The National Weather Service reports wind gusts could hit up to 55 miles per hour. The advisory is in effect until 10 tonight. "As far as this time of year, this is what…
Canton paramedics say four children and one adult were hospitalized with what are being called "minor injuries" after a school bus crash. NewsChannel 5 reports that the school bus and a pickup truck crashed at the intersection of 27th Street and Fletcher Avenue on Canton's Northeast side on Wednesday afternoon.…
It's now official: nine dead from yesterday's jet crash on approach to Akron Fulton Airport. Lt. Bill Haymaker of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said all of the victims were on the jet's manifest from Ft. Lauderdale to Dayton, then Akron. Officials said not all of the victims may be…
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 08:40

The Future Of Fulton

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Questions on whether Akron should keep and maintain Fulton Municipal Airport arising again in the wake of the worst air disaster in the history of Summit County. Akron city council's Bob Hoch represents Ward 6, which covers much of the area around the airport and the Ellet neighborhood. He says…
Thursday, 12 November 2015 07:05

City Preps Ash Tree For Removal

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At 150 years old -- give or take a few years -- one of Akron's oldest residents is about to come down. A White Ash tree at the corner of West Exchange and Elmdale had served as a rallying cry for the neighborhood over a decade ago when safety concerns…
Officials with the Ohio State Highway Patrol confirmed Tuesday night that there were no survivors after a small plane crashed into an apartment building near Mogadore and Skelton roads. While the identities and number of victims haven't been released, the plane's owner confirmed that there were nine people onboard the…
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 12:21

Empty Shelter Refills

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Finding an empty animal shelter is rare, but it is possible. Just ask officials with Summit County Animal Control. The 6th Annual Summit County Adopt-A-Thon over the weekend found a home for every single animal at the shelter. "We put all of the animals, dogs and cats, up for adoption for…
An Akron man will get three-and-a-half years in prison after pleading guilty to felony meth charges. 25 year-old Nicholas Anton was arrested after Akron police were called to apartments on Kimlyn Circle in August - after reports that a one year-old child was walking alone in the complex and eating…
Monday, 09 November 2015 16:20

Norton Man Gets Prison For Overseas Sex Charges

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A Norton man will spend over 7 years in prison for sexually assulting minors overseas. The U.S. Attorney's Office in the Northern District of Ohio says 25 year-old Corey L. Bryant has been sentenced for sex charges involving three minors in Honduras between 2011 and 2014. Bryant pleaded guilty to…
Monday, 09 November 2015 15:17

APD: Home Invasion Leads To Drug Arrests

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Akron police say that a home invasion robbery in East Akron Friday night led them to a drug house. The robbery happened at about 9:30 on Friday night at the home on Concord Avenue. One 19 year-old man was shot in the left forearm and to that side of his…
Monday, 09 November 2015 09:10

UPDATE 27-Year-Old Shot, Killed In Green

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The shooting death of a 27-year-old man over the weekend in Green is under investigation. The Summit County Medical Examiner reports the man, identified as Corey S. Seibel of Green, was shot at his home in the 2700 block of Long Road around 11 o'clock Sunday night.  The Summit County Sheriff's…
Monday, 09 November 2015 08:40

Trial Begins For Medina Father

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The trial of a Medina father whose one-year-old daughter's body was found dead in her crib begins today. Eric Warfel, 35, of Medina, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. He's accused of putting trash in a room to cover up the smell of the decomposing body of Ember…
Saturday, 07 November 2015 09:14

Woman From Green Arrested For Kidnapping

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A woman from Green has been arrested for kidnapping a young child. 27 year old Olivia Remenyi, who reportedly has a history of psychotic episodes and drug use, took her two-year old cousin to the store on Friday and did not return. The parents of the child called the Summit…
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