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Friday, 05 January 2018 05:19

Missing Adult Alert for Massillon Man

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A Missing Adult Alert has been issued by the Massillon Police Department for Stark County and surrounding counties: Carroll, Columbiana, Holmes, Mahoning, Portage, Summit, Tuscarawas, and Wayne.Information as of: January 5, 2018 at 1:30 AMBe on the lookout for a missing adult. On January 4, 2018 at 5:00 PM, Mr.…
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 09:59

Akron Enters Deal to Protect Your Service Lines

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The following is a press release from the City of Akron:    The City of Akron has partnered with Service Line Warranties of America (SLWA) to offer homeowners optional residential external water service line warranties. The coverage is voluntary and available at affordable monthly or annual prices. Founded in 2003,…
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 09:41

"Warming Center" Hours Extended Through Saturday

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The cold isn't going anywhere, so the City of Akron has extended hours for four local community centers throughout the city that have been converted into "Warming Centers" for those stuck outside in the dangerous cold.  Below is the press release from the City of Akron, including a statement from…
Friday, 29 December 2017 09:38

Staying Warm This Weekend In Akron

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The city of Akron is keeping three community centers open later than usual through the holiday weekend, to help people who need somewhere warm to stay. They are Mason Park, Patterson Park, and Summit Lake community centers--all staying open until 10 PM, because of the cold weather--even on New Year's…
Friday, 29 December 2017 09:36

Akron Extends Warming Center Hours

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Akron is in store for more bitter cold temps as we make are way toward the New Year, with overnight lows in the single, even negative digits Saturday and Sunday. In response, the City of Akron has extended cold shelter hours at various community centers throughout the city.. Mayor Horrigan said, in a press…
Friday, 29 December 2017 09:35

Murder-Dismemberment Suspect Indicted

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The Coventry Township woman who is alleged to have killed her husband, then to have lived in her home with pieces of his dismembered body in bags and boxes, for months---has been indicted on four felony charges. 49 year old Marcia Eubank of Linda Street, is charged with Aggravated murder,…
Wednesday, 27 December 2017 09:03

APD: Suspect Shot Victim After Robbery

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UPDATE: The following is an update from the Akron Police Department:  With the assistance of the U.S. Marshals Office Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, the suspect involved in last night’s homicide outside of Luei’s Carryout, located at 1012 Hammel Street, has been arrested. Task force officers and officers from…
Thursday, 21 December 2017 14:14

Opiod Epidemic: County Sues Drug Makers

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Summit County is suing 11 drug manufacturers and 3 distributors for their part in creating the opiod epidemic that has killed over a thousand people in our area over the past 5 years. 21 other communities and government agencies have joined in the suit as well, including Akron, Barberton, Cuyahoga…
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 12:21

Ken Ball Named Akron's 16th Police Chief

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Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan has officially named Ken Ball the 16th Police Chief for the City of Akron's police department Wednesday.  Ball, who has been with Akron Police for 26 years, has been serving as interim chief since the abrupt resignation of former Police Chief James Nice back in August.…
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 05:53

Help Find Missing Tallmadge Girl

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The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children is asking the public's help to find missing 16-year-old Jordan Lindsey of Tallmadge. She was last seen December 16th. Reports indicate she may be riding in a black, 2009 Hyundaie Sonata with Ohio plates DZV-2645 that has a Miami Dolphins plate cover.…
Thursday, 14 December 2017 11:36

KSU Announces Tuition Hike, Freeze for Fall 2018

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Kent State University has announced a "tuition guarantee" program, similar to the University of Akron and Youngstown State University, along with several other statewide universities and colleges, that made announcements on their plans recently. The tuition increase, which will be rolled out for incoming freshman starting Fall semester, 2018, and…
The 49 year old Coventry Township woman who is alleged killed and dismembered her husband, appeared in Barberton municipal court yesterday, and plead not guilty to one count of murder. Authorities allege Marcia Eubank shot and killed her 54 year old husband, Howard, last June, that she dismembered him, and…
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 11:34

Details on Akron Police Standoff Released

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Akron police releasing details of what led to a four-hour standoff with a SWAT team on Dennison Avenue this morning. They say officers attempted a traffic stop on I-77 North about 2:30am, and when the driver refused to pull over, they gave chase--with speeds up to 80 miles an hour…
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 06:16

Endangered Missing Adult Alert Cancelled

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UPDATE: 12-12-17 (11:33 AM) The Endangered Missing Adult Alert issued earlier today, has been cancelled for Anatole Kurkov, an 81 year old man from Rocky River, who had suffered a stroke in the past, and police were concerned for his safety. ______________ Endangered Missing Adult Alert A Missing Adult Alert has…
Thursday, 07 December 2017 06:22

Missing 14 Year Old Barberton Girl Found

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Update: 12-22-17 The 14 year old Barberton girl who has been missing since December 4th, and has been on the run with her 33 year old convicted felon cousin, has been found. US Marshals caught up with Analys Clay, and Louis Jakab, when they were spotted at a Cleveland area…
Wednesday, 06 December 2017 11:49

UA Student Sentenced in Roommate's Stabbing

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Kendal Scheid, 23, who pleaded guilty to First Degree Felony Involuntary Manslaughter in the stabbing death of his University of Akron roommate, 23-year-old Duncan Unternaher, was sentenced to three years in prison Tuesday.  Back on December 3, 2016, Scheid stabbed Unternaher in the chest during an argument over fast food,…
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