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Friday, 18 September 2020 04:44

APD: Two Shot at High School Football Game in Akron

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Two people were shot after a fight broke out at the football game between East and Firestone CLC at Ellet High School last night.   The victims are a 19-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman. Neither suffered life-threatening injuries and both were treated and released from Summa Akron City Hospital.…
Thursday, 17 September 2020 11:26

Charges Filed in Deadly Route 8 Crash

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Charges have been filed in connection to the deadly, fiery crash along Route 8 North in Akron back on the morning of August 25th.  That morning of the 25th, just after 7:30 a.m. during rush hour traffic, a truck tire blew out along the northbound lanes of Route 8 just…
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 11:06

Falls Woman Arrested for Impersonating Federal Agent

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You've seen it in the movies, right? An officer walks up to an unsuspecting citizen, pulls a badge and commandeers their vehicle for "police purposes."  Well, that scene played itself out in Akron Monday morning, though it didn't end well for a Cuyahoga Falls woman.  According to Akron Police, at…
Akron Police Chief Ken Ball is reporting that two suspects are in custody as of Friday morning, connected to the shooting along Copley Road Thursday afternoon that left a young girl injured.  The first 911 call came in just after 1:15 p.m. Thursday regarding multiple shots fired from two different…
Thursday, 10 September 2020 10:49

NWS: Smoke From West Coast Wildfires Impacting NEO

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The National Weather Service says that smoke from the west coast wildfires is already starting to impact us here in Northeast Ohio:   It already has and will continue to filter through the skies across the #Midwest, #GreatLakes and #OhioValley region. The skies today are very hazy and kinda a…
Wednesday, 09 September 2020 11:53

Operation Vapor Trail: Akron Police Seize Guns, Drugs, Cash

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(Akron Police) Members of the Akron Police Department’s Narcotics Unit, along with the DEA, FBI, Summit County Sheriff’s Office, Portage, Stark, Medina, and Mahoning Sheriff’s Offices, US Marshals, Ohio State Highway Patrol, and US Attorney’s Office, Justin Herdman, served search warrants and arrest warrants reference 19N023, Operation Vapor Trail. In…
Wednesday, 09 September 2020 11:00

Red Cross Encouraging Diverse Groups to Donate Blood

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The American Red Cross is encouraging members of the community of all races and ethnic backgrounds to give blood to help ensure a diverse blood supply.  For a small percentage of the population, finding someone else with the same type of blood can be difficult. The vast majority of people…
Secretary of State Frank LaRose joins the Ray Horner Morning Show to talk about Mail-In Voting vs. Absentee Voting and a general preview of the November Election.  Click the player below to hear the full interview from Friday, September 4th. 
Friday, 04 September 2020 05:13

Missing Orrville Teens

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The Orrville Police Department posting an update to Facebook Thursday, September 3rd, regarind two missing teens from the city. Not many details about Ariana and Kiara Nelson (pictured), other than that they are missing.  Anyone with information is asked to call the Orrville Police Department at 330-684-5025 or your local law…
Thursday, 03 September 2020 11:10

Another Illegal Gun Off the Streets of Akron

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Akron Police announcing the arrest of 19-year-old Darius McGhee Wednesday night.  According to the report, about 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, September 2nd, officers pulled over McGhee, from Akron, near East Exchange Street and Arc Drive for an active warrant out of Barberton.  When officers searched McGhee's vehicle they found 120 grams…
Thursday, 03 September 2020 09:21

IBH - How the Pandemic Has Affected Patients in Recovery

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Meredith Myers, Clinical Director for IBH Akron, discussing how the pandemic and stay at home orders have impacted patients in recovery.  She says isolation is one of the biggest offenders when it comes to relapse, and during a time when we are basically being told to isolate for our health,…
Update: The Summit County Sheriff's Office is reporting the arrest of a Cuyahoga Falls man in connection to an attempted robbery at the Acme Fresh Market store on Massillon Road in Green.    According to the report, North Canton Police stopped a vehicle matching the description of the suspect vechile…
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 11:52

Five Illegal Guns Seized by APD Last Weekend

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Akron Police are continuing their efforts to keep the city safe and get illegal guns off the streets.  With that, APD is reporting several arrests and the seizure of five guns in Akron over this past weekend.  Friday afternoon, Akron Police officers stopped a car in the 1100 block of…
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 10:42

NEO Red Cross Volunteers Deployed Along Gulf Coast

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(American Red Cross Northern Ohio Region) — Volunteers from Northern Ohio have been deployed to the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Texas to help people impacted by Hurricane Laura. Several others have responded to the current wildfires in California. 19 Northern Ohio volunteers have been assigned to help with hurricane relief efforts, after…
[Akron, OH] –(Thursday night), Summit County Board of Health passed a resolution effective immediately requiring the use of facial coverings/masks in public. Public includes all indoor facilities and outside when 6 feet of social distancing is unable to be maintained. Exceptions to the Board of Health resolution include: 1. When…
The City of Akron and AMATS are installing speed tables on some residential streets, part of a safety pilot program to curb speeding through Akron neighborhoods.    The tables will be installed early next week along Edgewood Avenue and Shocalog Road on a temporary basis.   If proven successful, Mayor Horrigan says more…
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