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Monday, 02 August 2021 04:12

APD Investigating Two Shootings at Akron Bar

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Akron Police are investigating two separate shootings that happened at the same time and the same place early Saturday.    Just about 3:15 a.m., officers responded to the Sky Lounge Bar on East South Street for reports of shots fired.    According to the report, a woman was shot during…
Thursday, 29 July 2021 09:17

Dr. Cliff Deveny - Fourth Wave of COVID-19

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Dr. Cliff Deveny, President and CEO of Summa Health System in Akron, discussing the increase in cases of COVID-19 locally and the so-called "fourth wave" of the virus. 
Wednesday, 28 July 2021 10:29

Dr. Thomas File - Delta Variant

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Dr. Thomas File, Infectious Disease expert with Summa Health, discussing the highly contagious Delta Variant and how much it's contributing to the increase in COVID-19 cases that we've seen locally. 
As students prepare to return to the classroom this fall, Akron Public Schools is rolling out new guidelines. Most noteably is the mask requirement for all students, staff, and visitors to start the year.  New APS Superintendent Chrstine Fowler-Mack discusses that and more of the plan going forward with the Ray…
Tuesday, 27 July 2021 09:44

Stow Police Looking for Suspected Purse Thieves

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Stow Police are asking the public's help finding two suspected purse thieves.  According to a recent social media post (see below) the suspects are working together. One of the men reportedly distracts unsuspecting elderly females while the other steals their purse from their cart that's left unattended.    Anyone who…
The Cleveland Indians have officially announced that they will offiicially change the team name at the end of the season.  The name: The Guardians.  Hear how this came to be as Ray talks with Curtis Danburg, Head of Communications for club, who explains more: 
(National Park Service) National Park Service (NPS) Regional Director Bert Frost announced the selection of Dr. Lisa Petit as superintendent of Cuyahoga Valley National Park; a position that also oversees operations at James A. Garfield National Historic Site and First Ladies National Historic Site. She has been serving in the…
(The Cleveland Guardians) Cleveland, OH – The Cleveland Indians today announced that following the conclusion of the 2021 season, the organization will transition to the new name of Cleveland Guardians. The Guardians will be the fifth name in franchise history joining the Blues (1901), Bronchos (1902), Naps (1903-1914) and Indians (1915-2021).…
Wednesday, 21 July 2021 04:49

Akron Bank Robber Caught on Camera

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Akron Police detectives are looking for the man who walked into the Chase Bank on Arlington in the city Tuesday morning, handed the teller a note demanding money, and then walked out with cash. The suspect was caught on camera (pictured), wearing blue jeans, a blue shirt, and a black…
Monday, 19 July 2021 11:27

Three More Homicides in Akron Over the Weekend

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Akron Police are investigating three homicides in the city over the past weekend.   According to the report, officers responded to the 800 block of North Main Street at about 2:45 Saturday morning where they found the first victim in the driveway with multiple gunshot wounds. The 27-year-old man was…
Akron Police looking for the man who broke into Tandoori Kabobs restaurant through the drive-thru window at the Grant Street building.   It happened early morning, July 15th. The suspect, who stole a laptop and the restaurant's computer system, was caught on camera (above).   See more information from the Akron…
Friday, 16 July 2021 04:17

Stow Police Looking for Endangered Runaway Teen

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Stow Police are asking the public's help finding a missing teen.  According to a Facebook post, 15-year-old Katelyn Arredondo left her home in the city recently.  She is described as five-feet tall, about 120 pounds with blue eyes and short brown hair that is dyed blue and shaved on one…
Wednesday, 14 July 2021 04:29

Canton PD Looking for Burglary Suspects

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Canton Police are looking for help finding two suspects that broke into two homes on the same street in Canton the same night.   Surveillance video from both homes shows the men breaking the garage of one home in the eleven-hundred block of 18th Street Northwest and then another suspect on the…
Monday, 12 July 2021 10:54

Stow Police Looking for Walmart Gunman

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Security cameras outside the Stow Walmart caught someone firing several shots into the store along Hudson Drive. It happened just after 1 a.m. Saturday morning. Police say the video shows a car pull up to the south doors of the building, stop, and then someone inside that vehicle fire six…
Friday, 09 July 2021 04:40

Mayor Horrigan Names New APD Chief

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The City of Akron has its new Police Chief, as Mayor Dan Horrigan announced Thursday the appointment of former Seattle-area Chief Stephen L. Mylett. The announcement comes after months of searching for the replacement to Chief Ken Ball who retired from the post in February. In a statement Thursday, Mayor…
Wednesday, 07 July 2021 04:33

APD: Suspects Stole Truck, Used Victim's Credit Card

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Akron Police are looking for help identifying two men accused of stealing a truck from VanDevere Chevrolet on Vernon Odom Boulevard and then using the victim's credit card that was left inside the truck.  The photos below are from the Bell Stores Marathon at 1805 East Market Street on June…
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