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Thursday, 27 January 2022 05:17

Video: Canton FD Crew Battles House Fire in the City

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Canton Fire released aerial footage of a crew battling a house fire in the city Wednesday, January 26th: 
Tuesday, 25 January 2022 04:44

U.S. Marshal: Missing Teen Believed To Be In Akron

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The U.S. Marshals Service is asking the public's help finding a missing teen who left her home in Perry back on January 15th. Sixteen-year-old Angel Grose-Bloir reportedly has a history of running away from home. Investigators believe she is likely in the Akron area. Angel is described as 5'2", about…
Akron police have released additional body worn camera (BWC) video of an officer-involved shooting that took the life of a 58 year old man who had been holding his estranged wife at knifepoint in her home on  26th Street S.W., on December 23, 2021. James W. Gross was fatally shot…
An Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper is lucky to have been unharmed after his cruiser was hit by an impaired and distracted driver during a recent traffic stop.  According to the Patrol, the trooper had another vehicle stopped the morning of January 20th in Portage County. As seen in the…
Thursday, 20 January 2022 05:07

Akron Zoo Animals Chillin' In The Snow

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The Akron Zoo has released footage of some of their residents playing in the mountains of snow that were left courtesy of Winter Storm Izzy Monday. S See the video below: 
Tuesday, 18 January 2022 04:08

Izzy Leaves NEO Buried in Snow

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Late Sunday into Monday, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Greater Akron, Summit County, and virtually all of Northeast Ohio was left under a blanket of snow courtesy of Winter Storm Izzy that swept across the Midwest and Northeast.  Locally, it's being reported by the National Weather Service that 13.6 inches…
Monday, 17 January 2022 13:10

UPDATE: Runaway 11 Year Old Girl Found Safe

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UPDATE: 1-18-22, 4:55AM Akron Police report that the missing 11 year old girl who ran away from home in Akron has been found, and is safe.   I'Labeth Olesky left her home on Wedgewood Drive, in a car with an unknown person Friday night. She was believed to be in…
Friday, 07 January 2022 05:14

Missing Stark County Man Last Seen January 3rd

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The Stark County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help finding a man missing from Canton Township who hasn't been seen since January 3rd. According to reports, William Scott Pittman, who goes by "Scott," was last seen leaving a home in the 300 block of Dallas Place Southeast in an…
The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force asking the public's help finding an Akron man wanted by U.S. Marshals and Akron Police, among others.   This week's Fugitive of the week, 46-year-old John Vaughan, is wanted for robbery, parole violations, and more.   Most recently, Vaughan is accused of robbing…
(Summit County Prosecutor) AKRON, Ohio (Friday, December 17, 2021) – Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh is today re-launching an anti-drunk driving campaign to help keep Summit County roads safe during the Christmas and New Year’s holidays. Arrive Alive is back with free or reduced fare rides home for people…
More Cleveland Browns players have tested positive for COVID-19 after Thursday's practice in Berea. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Browns backup quarterback Case Keenum is the latest to turn up a positive test, leaving the Browns down to their third string quarterback Nick Mullins, who was just added to the active roster Thursday. Some…
Wednesday, 15 December 2021 11:50

Akron Zoo Mourning the Loss of Snow Leopard Shanti

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The Akron Zoo reporting that zoo veterinary staff were forced to euthanize Shanti, the zoo's female snow leopard, on account of her declining health.  See the full press release from the Akron Zoo below:  It is with heavy hearts that we share the passing of Shanti. Our female snow leopard's…
Tuesday, 14 December 2021 10:57

Akron Police Seek "Persons of Interest" in Robbery

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Akron Police are looking for suspects in the robbery of the Bath & Bodyworks location at 404 Howe Ave, in Cuyahoga Falls, near Chapel Hill Mall. They say two men and two women stole more than $1,000 worth of goods, and pepper sprayed the Manager at that store, a little before…
A suspect is in custody in connection to threats that were made against several Goodwill stores across Northeast Ohio this week. Canton Police and the FBI located Giovanni Stanley of Canton, who is now charged with multiple felonies, including making terroristic threats and inducing panic.  According to a release from…
Thursday, 09 December 2021 10:00

Akron Police Seek Dollar Store Robbery Suspect

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Akron police say they think it was the same robber who passed notes to clerks demanding money at two local discount stores yesterday (Wed., Dec. 8); getting away with some cash from one, but leaving empty-handed after the clerk refused to comply, at the other.   The stores involved were…
The American Red Cross is reporting its blood supply is at "historically low levels" as we head into the holiday season.   According to a release from the Northern Ohio Region of the Red Cross, they are at a point where some patient that are relying on tranfusions may not…
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