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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…
Tuesday, 07 December 2021 04:07

UPDATE: Missing Summit County Man Found Safe

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UPDATE: The Summit County Sheriff's Office reports 72 year old Thurston C. Nichols was found safe Monday night. ________________________________________________ The Summit County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help finding a missing Green resident.  According to reports, 72-year-old Thurston C. Nichols left his home without his phone, wallet, or ID,…
Monday, 06 December 2021 04:40

New Zips Football Coach Joe Moorhead

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It's official: the University of Akron has their new head football coach.   Over the weekend, UA announced Joe Moorhead the next Zips head coach, as he comes from the University of Oregon, but has history with Akron, as he was part of the Zips coaching staff between 2004 and…
Thursday, 02 December 2021 05:43

Ohio High School Football State Championship Week

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Tim Stried with the OHSAA gives us a preview of the High School Football State Championships that kick off with Archbishop Hoban against Cincinnati Winton Woods in the Division II State Championship Thursday night in Canton. 
Tuesday, 30 November 2021 10:28

Akron Police Seek Bank Robber

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Akron Police are asking for tips to help them find the robber who hit the 5th-Third Bank branch in the 600 block of West Market Street about 2:00 o'clock yesterday (Monday) afternoon. He was wearing sunglasses, headband, dark colored pants, and a jacket with distinct looking uniform/security patches on the sleeve. (See…
Tuesday, 30 November 2021 04:35

UPDATE: Suspect Arrested in Firestone Park Robberies

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Update: Akron Police announced Tuesday morning an arrest in connection to a recent string of robberies in the Firestone Park neighborhood.  According to APD, an officer spotted a man matching the description of a suspect connected to a Monday night robbery of the Family Dollar in the 1700 block of…
Friday, 19 November 2021 09:05

It's Official... The Cleveland Guardians are Here!

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The former Cleveland Indians have now officially transitioned to the Cleveland Guardians, including across all social media platforms and websites. Here to talk about the shift and where you can get the new merch is Curtis Danburg with the ball club: 
The US hit a tragic milestone in the ongoing opiod epidemic this week, as the CDC reported 100 thousand Americans died from drug overdoses between April, 2020, and April, 2021. As Jeanne Destro reports, that unfortunate trend also played out in our area. Listen now, as she talks about it…
UPDATE: 5-year old Ana Grace Burke, who was allegedly abducted from her home by her babysitter's boyfriend, has been found safe, and returned to her parents. Bloomington Illiois police, following up on an Amber Alert, found her in the back of alleged kidnapper, 36-year old Jonathan Stinnett's van. He's now…
Akron Police suspect the same man who robbed a Metro PCS in the city the morning of November 6th, robbed the Laundry Time laundromat two days later, on the 8th.   The Metro PCS store was in the 600 Block of North Main Street and the laundromat was just a few…
Akron Police are looking for help identifying two men they say are responsible for the theft of roughly $50,000 worth of band equipment.   The theft happened back on October 23rd, outside an Akron hotel at 41 Furnace Street, where a band visiting town says their van and trailer containing all of…
Thursday, 04 November 2021 10:11

Three Identified in Unprovoked Attack Outside Am. Legion

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Akron Police have identified three individuals connected to the assault of three men outside of the Akron American Legion in the 1000 block of Kenmore Boulevard this past Saturday night.   The suspects are Shaun Husk Junior, 19, Cody Sell, 19, and Michael Baratko, 25.  All three men are facing multiple charges…
Wednesday, 03 November 2021 13:19

UPDATE: No Akron METRO RTA Strike Today

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UPDATE: No strike today. Akron METRO RTA officials say the Transit Workers Union (TWU) has assured them that even though they have still not reached an agreement on a new contract; there will will be no strike or picket today-- though that is still a possibility for November 15th. In a…
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