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Tuesday, 01 March 2022 04:15

Akron Police Release Ritchie Ave. Body Cam Footage

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Akron Police have released body worn camera footage from the officer-involved shooting the early morning of February 22nd, at a home on Ritchie Avenue in West Akron.  In those videos below, the officers on the scene can be seen and heard instructing a man with a gun just inside the…
Thursday, 24 February 2022 04:20

Akron Police Looking for Drive Thru Shooters

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Akron Police are asking the public's help identifying two suspects involved in a shooting at the Grant Street Drive Thru in the city last month.  The shooting happened on January 26, 2022, at about 3:15 p.m. That's when the suspects (pictured) pulled up in a dark-colored Nissan Rogue with dark…
Tuesday, 15 February 2022 04:26

2017 Murder Suspect Believed to be Living in Akron

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U.S. Marshals with the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force and the Akron Police Department are looking for Chris Johson, this week's Fugitive of the Week.   Johnson is the last remaining suspect connected to the 2017 murder of then 18-year-old Brandon Belleville. Three others have already been arrested, tried…
Wednesday, 09 February 2022 04:27

Na'kia Crawford Murder Suspect Arrested in Georgia

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The suspect in the murder of Na'Kia Crawford in Akron is in custody more than a year-and-a-half after she was gunned down in the city; a killing that made waves across the nation.   The US Marshals office, along with Akron Police and several other local and out-of-state authorities announced…
Tuesday, 08 February 2022 04:33

APD: Smiling Thief Stole $1700 in Dick's Merchandise

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Akron Police are looking for the person who stole $1700 worth of merchandise from the Dick's Sporting Goods store on Howe Road.   Security camera caught the suspect forcing open an emergency exit door at the rear of the building.    
The National Weather Service has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Summit County and the surrounding areas through Friday morning as we anticipate the latest Mother Nature has to offer us.  Most forecasts are now calling for the brunt of the storm to impact our Greater Akron area late Thursday…
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…
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