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Friday, 26 February 2021 05:51

UPDATE: 7-Eleven Robbery Suspect Arrested

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UPDATE: The Stow Police Department providing an update on Facebook Friday morning that their suspect, Dylan Cameron Norman is in custody.  According to that update, Norman was arrested after he was noticed by a store clerk in Akron who called police.  --  Stow Police are asking the public's help finding…
Wednesday, 24 February 2021 10:38

Akron Drug, Gun Bust

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Akron Police announcing several arrests connected to recent drug bust in the city.  On Tuesday, February 23rd, members of the Akron Police Anti-Violence Bureau and SWAT conducted two search warrants related to an ongoing drug investigation.  First, officers searched a home in the 500 block of Lafollette Street where they…
This Wednesday, February 24th, and every February 24th from here on out, the City of Akron will celebrate "Dick Goddard Day."  The special day honoring the late Northeast Ohio TV weatherman and renowned animal advocate was lobbied for by Ward 4 Councilwoman Tara Mosley-Samples who said in a statement, "Many…
An accident involving an ATV and a snowmobile on the Portage Lakes left one man dead and another seriously injured over the weekend.    The Summit County Sheriff's Office and the Summit Metro Crash Response Team responded to the West Reservoir near 503 Portage Lakes Drive early Sunday morning at…
The American Red Cross of Greater Akron and the Mahoning Valley is proud to announce that they are officially up and running at their new office space in Austintown. Click the player below to take the virtual tour and step inside the Red Cross!
Friday, 12 February 2021 10:15

Veteran Akron Police Officer Dies from COVID-19

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The Akron Police Department mourning the loss of 27-year veteran officer Edward Stewart who passed away this morning from complications related to COVID-19.   Officer Stewart joined the police academy in 1994, assigned to Platoon 3 on the transport wagon where he stayed, by his choice, for his entire career.  …
Wednesday, 03 February 2021 11:31

Very Specific Truck Seen Leaving Akron Crime Scene

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Akron Police are looking for the suspect or suspects in a breaking-and-entering case that happened in the city earlier this month.  According to the APD report, on February 1st, a dark-colored truck was seen leaving the scene of a break-in along Moe Drive.  The truck (pictured) has a large Superman…
Monday, 01 February 2021 10:23

Red Cross Announces 2021 Acts Of Courage Recipients

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(The American Red Cross of Greater Akron and the Mahoning Valley) — The American Red Cross of Greater Akron and the Mahoning Valley is proud to announce the seven local individuals who will be honored at the 25th annual Acts of Courage Awards for their bravery and acts of heroism during a…
Thursday, 28 January 2021 04:37

Wadsworth Police Looking for Credit Card Thief

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Wadsworth Police are asking the public's help finding the woman pictured here in relation to a theft and "misuse of credit card" case.  The incident in question happened at the local Giant Eagle, but police say that the credit cards were then used at other Summit County businesses.  Anyone with…
Wednesday, 27 January 2021 11:01

Suspect Identified in String of Akron Robberies

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Akron Police Detectives have identified the man they says is wanted for a string of recent robberies in the city.  All three robberies in question happened the night of January 25th. First, about 6:20 that night, the Family Food and Deli in the 1200 block of South Arlington Street was…
Monday, 25 January 2021 11:26

Rob Portman Not Seeking Re-Election in 2022

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In a press release and later press conference Monday, Senator Rob Portman, the U.S. Senator from Ohio, announced that he will not seek re-election when his current six-year term is up in 2022.  Below is the full statement released from Portman's office out of Cincinnati:  “I feel fortunate to have…
Friday, 22 January 2021 05:03

Update: Missing Cuyahoga Falls Woman Found

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Update: As of late Friday morning, Cuyahoga Falls Police are reporting that Ms. Heston has been found and is back home safe.    Cuyahoga Falls Police are asking the public's help finding missing 71-year-old Nancy A. Heston. Ms. Heston was last seen walking away from her home on West Steels…
Wednesday, 20 January 2021 10:09

UA Trainers Help Save Spectator's Life

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(The American Red Cross of Greater Akron and the Mahoning Valley) — On January 11, 2020, University of Akron athletic trainers John Walters and Kalie Jenkins called on their American Red Cross training to save the life of a spectator who was experiencing chest pains during an indoor track meet.  For…
Tuesday, 22 December 2020 09:06

Browns, Indians, Cavs with Terry Pluto

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Terry Pluto discussing the Browns remarkable season and what lies ahead on their fight for the playoffs and maybe the division. Also, the Indians name change and the Cavs tipping off their season. 
Monday, 21 December 2020 09:20

Companies Mandating Employees Get Vaccinated?

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Nancy Holland, local labor attorney with the Akron Bar Association, discussing companies that are mandating employees get vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine before returning to work. Is it legal? Ethical?  Click below to listen to Nancy's discussion with Ray Horner on Monday's episode of the Ray Horner Morning Show:  {podcast…
Opened in 1948, The Tangier has been a long-time staple of the Akron community and the local night life, hosting world famous acts at their West Market location from Tina Turner, to Frankie Valle and the Four Seasons, James Brown, and the list goes on and on.    Tuesday, a new era…
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