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Tuesday, 25 April 2023 14:40

Police Find Alleged Shooter Hiding in Cemetery

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Hiding in a graveyard.   That's where Akron police found a 19 year old suspect wanted for allegedly shooting a 17 and wounding a year old male inside an apartment in the 600 block of West Market Street Monday evening, a little after 5:00PM.   Police say they tracked Ismarri…
Two people were arrested, three vehicles were towed, and four people got traffic citations as a result of events that took place during a Jayland Walker-related protest on East Tallmadge Avenue in Akron, Monday, April 24, a little after 6PM. 26 year old Elijah Hawkins, who was filming the protest,…
Tuesday, 25 April 2023 09:32

Akron School Board Appoints New Member

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The Akron School Board has its newest member. After interviewing six candidates, the Board of Education has named Rene Molenuar, Ph.D to the position left open after the resignation of former member N.J. Akbar. Rene Molenaur has a Ph.D., in Education policy from Cleveland State University, is a former Middle…
Lots of people think COVID has gone away, and are taking no precautions whatsoever. But is that a good idea? Are we really completely out of the woods? Morning Show Host, Ray Horner talks about that with Summit County Health Commissioner, Donna Skoda, who gives us both a local and…
The GetGo in Macedonia that sold last week's winning Powerball ticket is sharing the wealth.  While the winner of the $252.6 million dollar jackpot has not officially come forward, Giant Eagle announced Friday that they will share the money they are receiving from the Ohio Lottery for selling the ticket.…
Friday, 21 April 2023 09:03

Akron DoorDash Driver Murdered

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A fight in Highland Square Wednesday led to murder later that night.  This according to police who say that 22-year old Jaevierre Greer, an Akron DoorDash driver, was followed by the suspects and then shot in the parking lot in the 1400 block of Timber Trail where he was making…
A protest last night in response to the grand jury’s decision in Jayland Walker case ended in a haze of tear gas, as protestors clashed with police. After declaring a march to be an unlawful assembly, Akron Police used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse a protest along Copley…
Akron’s newly seated Citizens’ Police Oversight Board has issued a statement following the decision by the special grand jury to not indict the eight officers involved in the fatal shooting of Jayland Walker. The board was formed after the passage of Issue 10 last November, about 4 months after the…
The eight officers involved in the fatal shooting of Jayland Walker last June will not face criminal charges. That was the decision made by the special grand jury, which returned a no-bill decision yesterday in the Summit County Common Pleas Court, meaning the jurors found that the actions taken by…
The Akron School Board is in search of a new member. Following the resignation of board member N.J. Akbar, who resigned to take a new position, the board is looking to fill Akbar’s vacant seat quickly and asking anyone who is interested to apply by noon on Wednesday, April 19th.…
FirstEnergy Corp. and the Cleveland Browns have announced that they have reached an amicable decision to end their stadium naming rights agreement, but they did not release any further details on the terms and conditions of their agreement. In a release, FirstEnergy Interim President and CEO, John Somerhalter said "Together…
In anticipation of potentially disruptive demonstrations that could arise from a decision on whether or not there should be criminal charges filed against Akron police in connection with last year's shooting of Jayland Walker; the City of Akron is suspending public access to City’s Municipal Building (166 S. High St.)…
Thursday, 13 April 2023 09:57

Akron Police Seek Multiple Shooters In Murder

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  Based on finding more than two dozen shells at the scene; Akron police say there may have been more than one shooter involved in the murder of 24 year old Tyson Arnold of Akron, whose body was found in a canal behind an apartment complex Wednesday, April 12, in the 700…
You’re invited! Congresswoman Emila Sykes is celebrating the grand opening of her District Office with an open house. Constituents are invited to stop by, meet the team, and celebrate the community.  Sykes, who was sworn into Congress in January,  is the U.S. House representative for District 13, which includes the…
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens is open for the season and looking for volunteers. Today they’ll be hosting their Mingle, Learn, Join event where you can meet representatives from Stan Hywet’s volunteer groups and learn about the estate's volunteer opportunities that include tour services, horticulture, education, and more. Today’s event…
A new poll released by the Akron Urban League shows that people who attended their April 7 Mayoral forum, think the top qualities the city's new Mayor should have are transparency and honesty. In addition, they ranked the top issues facing the Mayor in this order: 1. Police Accountability and…
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