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Canton paramedics say four children and one adult were hospitalized with what are being called "minor injuries" after a school bus crash. NewsChannel 5 reports that the school bus and a pickup truck crashed at the intersection of 27th Street and Fletcher Avenue on Canton's Northeast side on Wednesday afternoon.…
It's now official: nine dead from yesterday's jet crash on approach to Akron Fulton Airport. Lt. Bill Haymaker of the Ohio State Highway Patrol said all of the victims were on the jet's manifest from Ft. Lauderdale to Dayton, then Akron. Officials said not all of the victims may be…
Wednesday, 11 November 2015 08:40

The Future Of Fulton

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Questions on whether Akron should keep and maintain Fulton Municipal Airport arising again in the wake of the worst air disaster in the history of Summit County. Akron city council's Bob Hoch represents Ward 6, which covers much of the area around the airport and the Ellet neighborhood. He says…
Thursday, 12 November 2015 07:05

City Preps Ash Tree For Removal

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At 150 years old -- give or take a few years -- one of Akron's oldest residents is about to come down. A White Ash tree at the corner of West Exchange and Elmdale had served as a rallying cry for the neighborhood over a decade ago when safety concerns…
Officials with the Ohio State Highway Patrol confirmed Tuesday night that there were no survivors after a small plane crashed into an apartment building near Mogadore and Skelton roads. While the identities and number of victims haven't been released, the plane's owner confirmed that there were nine people onboard the…
Tuesday, 10 November 2015 12:21

Empty Shelter Refills

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Finding an empty animal shelter is rare, but it is possible. Just ask officials with Summit County Animal Control. The 6th Annual Summit County Adopt-A-Thon over the weekend found a home for every single animal at the shelter. "We put all of the animals, dogs and cats, up for adoption for…
An Akron man will get three-and-a-half years in prison after pleading guilty to felony meth charges. 25 year-old Nicholas Anton was arrested after Akron police were called to apartments on Kimlyn Circle in August - after reports that a one year-old child was walking alone in the complex and eating…
Monday, 09 November 2015 16:20

Norton Man Gets Prison For Overseas Sex Charges

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A Norton man will spend over 7 years in prison for sexually assulting minors overseas. The U.S. Attorney's Office in the Northern District of Ohio says 25 year-old Corey L. Bryant has been sentenced for sex charges involving three minors in Honduras between 2011 and 2014. Bryant pleaded guilty to…
Monday, 09 November 2015 15:17

APD: Home Invasion Leads To Drug Arrests

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Akron police say that a home invasion robbery in East Akron Friday night led them to a drug house. The robbery happened at about 9:30 on Friday night at the home on Concord Avenue. One 19 year-old man was shot in the left forearm and to that side of his…
Monday, 09 November 2015 09:10

UPDATE 27-Year-Old Shot, Killed In Green

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The shooting death of a 27-year-old man over the weekend in Green is under investigation. The Summit County Medical Examiner reports the man, identified as Corey S. Seibel of Green, was shot at his home in the 2700 block of Long Road around 11 o'clock Sunday night.  The Summit County Sheriff's…
Monday, 09 November 2015 08:40

Trial Begins For Medina Father

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The trial of a Medina father whose one-year-old daughter's body was found dead in her crib begins today. Eric Warfel, 35, of Medina, has pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity. He's accused of putting trash in a room to cover up the smell of the decomposing body of Ember…
Saturday, 07 November 2015 09:14

Woman From Green Arrested For Kidnapping

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A woman from Green has been arrested for kidnapping a young child. 27 year old Olivia Remenyi, who reportedly has a history of psychotic episodes and drug use, took her two-year old cousin to the store on Friday and did not return. The parents of the child called the Summit…
Saturday, 07 November 2015 08:14

Fatal Car Accident In Stark County

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The Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a fatal car accident that happened in Stark County Saturday morning. 30-year old Danielle Johns of Tuscarawas was driving southbound on State Route 21 in Bethlehem Township around 1:40 AM. Officers say she lost control of her car and went off the roadway.…
Saturday, 07 November 2015 06:38

High School Playoff Scores: Round 1

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The first round of the high school football playoffs kicked off last night for Divisions II, III, V, and VII. Here are the area scores... Division II: Nordonia 39, Aurora 37 Hudson 45, Copley 20 Avon 49, Highland 20 Pataskala Licking Heights 27, Wooster 0 Division III: Archbishop Hoban 35,…
Friday, 06 November 2015 20:19

UPDATE: AMBER Alert Issued For Green Boy

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UPDATE 6:27 AM 11/7/15: The Regional AMBERAlert has been cancelled and the child has been recovered. ------ AN AMBER ALERT HAS BEEN ISSUED: BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR A MISSING OR ABDUCTED CHILD FROM SUMMIT COUNTY, OH. LAST SEEN ON 4661 SHERYLTON HILLS DRIVE IN THE CITY OF GREEN AT 11/6/2015 3:00:00 PM.INFORMATION…
Friday, 06 November 2015 17:12

Falls Police Find Car, Teens, Air Guns

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Cuyahoga Falls police say that spotting a suspicious car Monday night led them to three young people and two air guns with the orange tip removed. Falls police say that Akron PD said the car was on their stolen list. When Falls police caught up with the car at just…
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