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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…
The U.S. Marshals Service, along with local and state police, are reporting that 35 children have been recovered so far during Operation Safety Net over just the past month. That updated total is out of 40 active cases in the northern part of the state.   All of the missing and…
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…
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