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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…
Wednesday, 27 October 2021 04:55

UA Sticking With Vaccination Policy

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The University of Akron is sticking with its COVID-19 vaccination policy enacted two months ago, but says they are relaxing some of the exemption acceptions.  UA says all faculty, staff and students still need to be fully vaccinated by December 13th. However, after a review of the policy, the school…
Convicted Murderer and Arsonist, Stanley Ford will never step foot outside prison again. Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge, Christine Croce, sentenced him to nine consecutive life sentences, for torching two of his Akron neighbors' homes while they were still inside, killing 9 people, including 5 children. Ford was recently…
Thursday, 21 October 2021 04:18

Video: Drive-By Shooting in New Philadelphia

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New Philadelphia Police are looking for suspects in a drive-by shooting that was caught on home security camera early Tuesday morning, at about 1 a.m. The incident happened near 11th Street NE and Ray Avenue.  See the video and more from the New Philly PD below:
Tuesday, 19 October 2021 10:22

UPDATE: Akron Bank Robbery Suspect In Custody

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Akron Police have arrested 21-year-old Jamaryon Frazier of Tallmadge who is accused of robbing the Chase Bank in the 1800 block of Brittain Road in the city last Friday morning. Police say after putting out a surveillance photo from the bank and a description, tips led to the arrest this week.…
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