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Monday, 09 October 2023 09:25

Fire Crews Fight Blaze at Akron Recycling Center

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Akron fire officials are investigating after over 100 cars caught on fire at a recycling center Friday night on North Arlington Street. Posting to Facebook, the Akron Fire Fighters Association Local 330 said that crews responded to Holub Recycling and discovered approximately 100 to 150 cars on fire spread throughout…
Akron Police say a 62 year old woman was thrown 80 feet and critically injured by a hit-skip driver who was probably speeding in the 200 block of East Market Street, a little before 1:00AM Thursday morning. The woman is in the hospital now, and her name is being withheld…
Wednesday, 04 October 2023 09:53

OSU Professor Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

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A big honor for a local professor and scientist Dr. Pierre Agostini who yesterday was named as one of 3 recipients of the Nobel Prize in physics.  As reported by the Associated Press, Agostini is currently a professor of physics at The Ohio State University where he leads the Ultra-fast…
The government is not setting up special bank accounts where you can keep your money even safer than it is in the bank. In fact, if somebody tries to convince you that is the case; that's when you really do need to contact the government; pronto! The FBI is warning…
Tuesday, 03 October 2023 10:20

Cops Seek Killer In Akron

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Akron Police are asking for tips to help them find out who shot and killed an as yet unidentified 26 year old man whose body they found in the back yard of a home in the 11 hundred block of Chandler Avenue, in Kenmore, Monday, Oct. 2, at about 4:40PM.…
Akron Municipal Court Judge, Ron Cable, says he doesn't know exactly why Akron has the highest per capita eviction rate in the State of Ohio, but he does know that he wants to help both landlords and tenants find a better solution than going through what can be a costly…
Both of Ohio's US Senators, Republican JD Vance, and Democrat Sherrod Brown, are expressing concern about the long-term health of East Palestine area residents as a result of their exposure to toxic chemicals from last February's Norfolk-Southern train derailment. They're calling on the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to study…
Wednesday, 27 September 2023 08:37

Akron Police Looking for Teen Robber

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Akron police are on the hunt for a suspected teenaged robber who stole from another teen Monday night at Walgreens. 19 News reports that the victim of the robbery, a 13-year-old boy, told police that he was at the Walgreens on West Market Street around 5:30pm when the suspect started…
Monday, 25 September 2023 11:42

Crime Spree: US Marshals Seek Fugitives

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US Marshals are on the hunt for two suspects they describe as fugitives, and they are asking for your help. 35 year old Kyle Bonsky is wanted on charges including grand theft, identity fraud, receiving stolen property, failure to comply, and complicity to commit theft and burglary. They say he…
Car parts distribution in and around Ohio has come to a virtual stand still as United Auto Workers at the Stellantis parts distribution center in Streetsboro have joined the picket line as the union continues its strike against the big 3 automakers.  Streetsboro workers tell 19 News that the automakers…
Thursday, 21 September 2023 09:58

Akron Woman Found Guilty of Murder for Stabbing Mother

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Sydney Powell, the 23 year-old Akron woman accused of fatally stabbing her mother 3 years ago has been found guilty on multiple counts including murder, felonious assault, and tampering with evidence. Prosecutors say that Sydney stabbed her mother, 50-year-old Brenda Powell, with a steak knife nearly 30 times and also…
Thursday, 21 September 2023 09:06

Better Water, Healthier Fish In The Cuyahoga River

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  While there is still some cause for concern about the level of contamination in the Cuyahoga River; both the US, and Ohio EPA agree that fish are healthier now, and showing less evidence of deformities brought on by toxic pollution. Cuyahoga Soil and Water District officials say decades of intentional removal of contaminants…
Do you believe in ghosts, or are you at least curious enough to find out if they might be real? If so, the Akron's Goodyear Theater is the place to be tomorrow night, September 21. Ghost Hunter Amy Bruni, who began her career on the popular TV series, "Ghost Hunters", …
Mark your calendars now for this coming Saturday, Sept. 23, for the West Hill Neighborhood Organization's "WonderFest 2023" celebration.  The event will take place at the corner of Maple and Crosby Streets in Akron starting at Noon, and will include a bike race, food trucks, a beer garden, live music, and…
While the folks over at the American Cancer Society's "Discovery Shop" in Akron are thrilled that their upcoming "Beauty & The Best" fundraiser coming up on September 28, is sold out; they also want community members to know there are still lots of great fashion finds and bargains to be…
Monday, 18 September 2023 09:21

Auto Workers Picket in Avon Lake

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The United Auto Workers strike against automakers continues, with several dozen members of the union's local 2000 chapter gathering outside Avon Lake’s Ford assembly plant on Sunday to show solidarity and support.  UAW Local 2000 President Bill Samples tells Fox 8 that their message is clear, they demand a better…
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