Local News

Tuesday, 10 December 2019 10:55

Two More Pizza Delivery Drivers Robbed in Akron

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Akron Police are investigating two robberies of pizza delivery drivers within an hour and just a few miles of one another Sunday night into Monday morning.  A Dominos driver was robbed of cash by two suspects, one who had a gun, along Power Street around 11:40 Sunday night. About 50…
Wednesday, 04 December 2019 10:25

Young, Day Win Big 10 Awards for Buckeyes

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Ohio State Defensive End Chase Young has been named the Big 10 Defensive Player of the Year. In spite of missing two games due to suspension, Young notched 38 total tackles and 16.5 sacks, which is a school record. In other Ohio State Football news, head coach Ryan Day, in his…
Tuesday, 03 December 2019 10:40

Horrigan Unveils 5-Year Plan for Akron Development

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(City of Akron) (Monday), Mayor Dan Horrigan is proud to release the Five-Year Strategic Framework for the Office of Integrated Development (OID) created this year under the direction of Deputy Mayor James Hardy.  Through this plan, the City will better focus its resources and relationships, advance equitable outcomes, and deliver improved services for…
Monday, 02 December 2019 12:15

Nephew Charged in Uncle's Shooting Death

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Akron Police say a 27-year-old man is under arrest in connection to the shooting death of his uncle over the weekend.  On Saturday, November 30th, police were called to home in the 800 block of Cordova Avenue, where they found the victim, 64-year-old Melvin Peters. He had been shot in…
Tuesday, 26 November 2019 10:50

Changes At Akron City Hall

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Some job shuffling going on over at Akron City Hall, as Mayor Dan Horrigan announces the city's Director of Public Service, John Moore, is retiring January 8th.  He'll be suceeded by Chris Ludle, who is currently Akron's Deputy Director of Public Service. In addition, the city's Public Service Department will…
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 11:23

Akron Bringing Back "Winterblast at Lock 3"

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The City of Akron is getting residents in the holiday spirit with the 16th annual Winterblast at Lock 3.  The season of outdoor, wintry fun for both adults and kids kicks off Friday, November 29th, Black Friday, and runs through February 17th.  “Winterblast is a hallmark of the Akron holiday…
Tuesday, 19 November 2019 09:21

Woman Assaulted in CVNP Sunday Morning

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The National Park System and local law enforcement are asking the public's help finding a suspect who assaulted a female runner in the Cuyahoga Valley National Park this past Sunday morning around 11:30. According to the report (below), the woman was jogging on the Old Carriage Trail in Sagamore Hills…
Monday, 18 November 2019 09:21

Browns Garrett Appealing Suspension

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Browns Defensive End Myles Garrett is appealing his indefinite suspension after Thursday night's on-field fight between him and Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph. According to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport, Garrett and his representation may have found a loophole in the League's Collective Bargaining Agreement that doesn't allow indefinite suspensions for on-field acts.…
Friday, 15 November 2019 10:31

Akron Snapchat Sale Turned Robbery

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Gordon Banks Jr., 19, of Akron is facing charges connected to a Snapchat meet-up that turned into an armed robbery. Back on November 11th, Brooks and the victim arranged to meet so that one of them could buy a THC cartridge from the other. That's when Brooks pulled a gun…
Tuesday, 12 November 2019 12:06

Fatal Crash Causes Major Delays on Turnpike

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is still investigating, but have confirmed that at least one person was killed in an accident along I-80 Eastbound in Richfield Tuesday morning.  According to the report, just about 9 a.m. a multi-vehicle happened in the eastbound lanes at State Route 8.  As of noon…
Monday, 11 November 2019 09:21

Nominate Your NEO Hero With the Red Cross

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The deadline to nominate your local hero for the annual Acts of Courage Awards hosted by the American Red Cross of Northeast Ohio is rapidly approaching! What constitutes a hero? Well, an ordinary person who has done, or continues to do, extraordinary things.  (Photo Credit: American Red Cross of Northeast…
Monday, 11 November 2019 05:16

Veterans Day Deals!

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Click here for a list of restaurants where you can get a Veterans Day discount. 
Friday, 08 November 2019 11:34

Man Found Sleeping In Car With Weapons, Drugs

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Akron Police were called to a local business in the 700 block of South Canton Road Thursday morning, around 4:30, about a suspicious vehicle. When officers arrived, they found car parked behind the building with the engine running, the headlights on, and the front passenger door open. Inside the car,…
Friday, 08 November 2019 04:14

Local McDonald's Offering Free Veterans Day Meals

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UNION TOWN, OH (November 8, 2019) Local McDonald’s Owner/Operator Tom Locke wants to thank veterans for protecting the freedom we all enjoy in the United States. “I appreciate our veterans’ service every day of the year.  Veterans Day provides an annual reminder to demonstrate that gratitude in a meaningful way,” Locke…
Thursday, 07 November 2019 11:53

Mother Arrested After Infant's B.A.C. .359%

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Davonna Reed, 32,  of Springfield Township has been arrested, charged with felony child endangering and obstructing justice. Late last month, Reed brought her to three-month-old daughter to Akron Children's Hospital with an illness. It was later determined that the baby had a blood alcohol content of .359 percent. After a…
Wednesday, 06 November 2019 04:15

Local Election Results

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Akron Mayoral Race:  Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 137 OF 137 PRECINCTS COUNTED) Daniel Horrigan (DEM) . . . . . . 19,959 77.39 1,756 1,782 16,421 Josh Sines (REP) . . . . . . . . 5,832 22.61 956 290 4,586 City of Green Mayoral Race:…
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