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Tuesday, 24 November 2020 09:52

APD Looking for Suspect in Fatal Hit-Skip

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Akron Police are investigating a fatal hit-skip that happened last night in the 1800 block of Manchester Road. According to the police report, at about 6:15 p.m., a 70-year-old male was hit by a southbound vehicle, possibly a dark-colored truck or car. The driver of that vehicle continued, leaving the…
Thursday, 19 November 2020 10:16

Summit County Issues "Stay At Home" Advisory

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Summit County now the latest to issue a "Stay At Home" advisory, running now through December 16th; an effort to help curb the spread of COVID-19. Much like Cuyahoga and Medina Counties did last night, local government and health officials are urging residents not to leave their home but for work,…
The Cleveland Cavaliers are offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the murder of Ericka Weems, 37, of Akron.    Weems, who was shot and killed inside her home on Hardesty Boulevard in Akron on Monday, November 2nd, is the…
Thursday, 05 November 2020 10:56

Sheriff: Suspect Fired Shots Into Green Home

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The Summit County Sheriff's Office is investigating a report of someone stealing political signs and then firing at least two shots from a shotgun into a residence in the City of Green Wednesday night.      According to the Sheriff's Office report, the victim told police that an  unknown person…
Tuesday, 03 November 2020 23:25

Your Election Results

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Click here for live results from the Ohio Secretary of State's Office.  Click here for results from the Summit County Board of Elections.  Click here for local results from the Akron Beacon Journal.  Click here for results from CBS News. Click here for results from Fox News.  Click here for…
Monday, 26 October 2020 11:33

OBJ Out For The Season

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(Cleveland Browns) Browns WR Odell Beckham Jr. suffered a torn ACL during Sunday‚Äôs win over the Bengals and is expected to miss the rest of the season. Beckham went down with the injury while attempting to chase down Cincinnati CB Darius Phillips on an interception return early in the first…
Tuesday, 20 October 2020 10:29

Human Trafficking Bust in Summit County

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The Summit County Sheriff's Office is releasing more details on an undercover human trafficking operation that resulted in several arrests recently.  According to a press release, on October 15th, several adult females were detained as part of the investigation. Of those that were detained, seven were arrested and charged with…
Ohio State Highway Patrol in Canton is investigating a crash after a driver drove into a Canton Township home Sunday night.  Troopers responded to the call about 9:15 on October 18th. When they arrived at the home near State Route 800 and 37th Street, they found the Hyundai Santa Fe…
The pursuit of a suspect in a stolen car ended in Fairlawn early Thursday morning after that suspect crashed the car into a State Highway Patrol cruiser.  Akron Police say it started near North Arlington Street and McNaughton Street when officers observed the suspect, identified as 44-year-old Lewis Nemeth (pictured),…
Wednesday, 14 October 2020 11:49

Red Cross Announces 2021 H. Peter Burg Award Recipients

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(American Red Cross) Community leaders Nick and Cindy Browning have been named the recipients of the 2021 H. Peter Burg Community Leadership Award. The Brownings were selected by a committee of past award winners and will receive the honor during a visual presentation of the 25th Annual Acts of Courage event…
Tuesday, 13 October 2020 11:37

Woman Arrested for Akron Stabbing

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Akron Police have arrested a woman in connection to a recent stabbing in the city.  Back on October 6th, about 3:20 p.m., police were called to the 1500 block of Copley Road to a parking lot where a woman was stabbed. There, the 18-year-old victim told police that she had…
Monday, 12 October 2020 05:01

Man Shot at Springfield Township Hotel

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Springfield Township Police are investigating a non-fatal shooting in the city over the weekend.  Officers first responded to the Quality Inn Hotel on South Arlington Road about 10:15 Sunday morning on a call about a shooting in the parking lot. That's where they found a 25-year-old man from Tallmadge inside…
A deadly wrong-way crash that left State Route 8 South closed near Glenwood Avenue for hours Tuesday morning started with a police chase.  Akron Police are reporting that officers first responded to a domestic call in the 200 block of Cole Avenue just after 3:30 a.m. The female caller told…
Tuesday, 06 October 2020 04:37

Fugitive of the Week: Akron Woman Wanted for Murder

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The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is looking for 22-year-old Arianna Richardson, this week's Fugitive of the Week, from Akron.   Richardson is wanted for the murder of 23-year-old Willguian Jews, who was shot and killed back on September 16th at a home near Fernwood Drive and Hoye Avenue.…
Wednesday, 30 September 2020 11:03

Akron Search Warrant Turns Up Drugs, Guns

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UPDATED: Akron Police are continuing their effort to get illegal guns off the streets and out of the hands of criminals.  With that, the Anti-Violence Bureau, Akron SWAT, and the ATF served two search warrants Tuesday morning at homes along Tioga Avenue and Clearfield Avenue in the city. The warrants…
Monday, 28 September 2020 10:25

Shrimp Salesman Stabs Victim Outside Circle-K

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Akron Police say an argument over shrimp ended with one man being stabbed at the Circle K on East Exchange Street Sunday afternoon.   According to the police report, the victim was approached by the suspect (pictured) who was selling shrimp in the parking lot. When the victim said he…
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