Wednesday, 14 March 2018 14:49

AUDIO: After #Enough Walkout, What's Next?

Thousands of students across the country walked out of their classrooms Wednesday morning to call for a variety of school safety measures in the wake of the deadly shooting in Parkland, Fla. last month. Now that the children have spoken, what will the adults do?

Lisa Mansfield, member of the Akron School Board, joined Jasen to share her thoughts on the walkout she attended at Firestone CLC and talk about what the board is doing to address school security:

Jasen also sat down with Rosie Craig from the Ohio Coalition Against Gun Violence and Dean Rieck of the Buckeye Firearms Association to talk about what they think should and should not be done to avoid another school shooting.

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Friday, 09 September 2016 15:57

APD Seeking North Hill Gun Burglar

Akron police are looking for a suspect in the theft of three guns from a North Hill home earlier this week.

Police say the burglary took place on Mount Vernon Avenue on Monday morning, between the hours of 9 and 11 AM.

The burglar forced his way into an east side front door, and then fled after taking the gun.

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(APD) The Akron Police Department is requesting the public's help in identifying a suspect possibly involved in a burglary that took place on September 5, 2016 between 9:00am and 11:00am in the 1100 block of Mount Vernon Avenue. The suspect entered the residence by forcing open an east side front door. Once inside the residence, the suspect took three guns and fled.

The suspect is a white male, 18 – 23 years old, 5'9" – 6'1", with a goatee and tattoos on his forearms and legs. He was wearing a green t-shirt, light colored shorts, and white shoes and carrying a black backpack.

The suspect should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information is asked to contact our department.

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