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Monday, 12 November 2018 09:51

Canton Police Looking for Missing Teen

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Stark County Sheriff's Deputies, along with Canton Police are looking for a missing Canton teen. There isn't much information right now, and we're not sure where 16-year-old Christa Hicks was last seen, but a missing child poster was issued this morning. She is said to frequent the Alliance area. Anyone…
Friday, 09 November 2018 11:32

Wooster Man Arrested in Online Sex Sting

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The FBI has arrested 46-year-old Luther Nash of Wooster for allegedly using Facebook to lure a 13-year-old boy for sex. Turns out, that boy was a Wooster Police detective who had created a fake online profile and sent Nash a friend request back in September. Since then, Nash had sent…
Friday, 09 November 2018 10:28

UPDATE: Two Students in Custody, Ravenna HS Safe

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Update:  A report from the Record Courier is that two students, one from the Ravenna School District and another from a nearby district, are in custody in connection to Friday morning's lockdown at Ravenna High School.  Superintendent Dennis Honkala confirmed to the paper that there were no guns involved in…
Friday, 09 November 2018 09:39

Veterans Day Deals Around Akron

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A lot of discounts and deals for Veterans, Active Duty Military, and their families this Veterans Day Weekend, including free admission to the Akron Zoo today through Monday. At the zoo, all military personnel and veterans get in free while their family get 50 percent off admission. In Canton, Vets and…
Thursday, 08 November 2018 11:16

Fire Closes Green Daycare Center

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Green Fire Chief Jeffrey Funai tells the Akron Beacon Journal that the fire at the Kids Country Daycare on Town Park Boulevard started in a bathroom in the gym, and then spread to the roof. With five fire companies responding, firefighters had the clames out within 10 minutes. The daycare…
Wednesday, 07 November 2018 06:16

Summit County Local Race Results

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Below are the results of local, Summit County races, per the Summit County Board of Elections: #2 Nordonia Hills CSD Tax Levy (Add) Current Expenses 6.98 Mills Ongoing Vote for not more than 1 (WITH 32 OF 32 PRECINCTS COUNTED) AGAINST THE TAX LEVY. . . . . . .…
Tuesday, 06 November 2018 05:26

Missing Adult Alert Youngstown

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A Missing Adult Alert has been issued by the Youngstown Police Department statewide. Information as of: November 5, 2018 at 8:38 PM Be on the lookout for a missing adult. On November 5, 2018 at 5:00 PM, Ms. Thomas left her residence on foot and failed to return. The incident…
Monday, 05 November 2018 11:39

More Changes at the Top at Akron Children's

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More changes at the top for Akron Children's Hospital Monday morning, just a few days after President Bill Considine stepped down, and Grace Wakulchik moved into the President and CEO role. The hospital announced Monday that James Brazeal was named Vice President of research administration in the Rebecca D. Considine…
Friday, 02 November 2018 11:51

Wadworth Teen Guilty in Elderly Neighbor's Murder

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The 17 year old Wadsworth boy was charged with stranging his 98 year old neighbor, Margaret Douglas, has been found guilty of multiple felony charges, including aggravated murder, in connection with her death. Gavon Ramsay changed his not guilty plea to "no contest". He was suupposed to go on trial, Monday,…
Friday, 02 November 2018 11:34

Richland County Boy Scout Official Arrested

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Thomas Close of Richland County has been arrested on production of child pornography charges after he secretly recorded young boys changing in and out of their swimming trunks. The press release from the U.S. Attorney's Office out of Cleveland claims Close, who is affiliated with the Boy Scouts of America,…
Thursday, 01 November 2018 09:04

Babysitter Arrested, Charged with Rape

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The Summit County Sheriff's Office says they've charged Sage Smerk, 18, with rape, after he admitted to sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl he was babysitting. The mother of the victim came home October 28th to find her daughter and 2-year-old son alone in the house, where Smerk was supposed to…
Thursday, 01 November 2018 08:27

Children's Considine Steps Down, Wakulchik Steps In

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A major announcement from Akron Children's Hospital Wednesday, as Bill Considine, long-time CEO says he is stepping down, effective Thursday, and that hospital president Grace Wakulchick is taking over. Considine, who's been at the helm for nearly 40 years, named CEO at the age of 32, will now move into the…
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 12:20

Akron Jewish Community Hosting Vigil

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The Akron Jewish community mourns the loss of many innocent people and those who were severely wounded at Saturday’s shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Our thoughts and prayers are with our brothers, sisters, first responders and community members who were impacted by this horrific crime of…
Tuesday, 30 October 2018 11:12

Man Assaults Roommate Over TV Volume

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Akron Police were called to a home in the 500 block of East South Street, Monday night around 11:30, on a report of a man who was assaulted by his roommate.  When officers arrived, they found the 59-year-old victim who had been hit in the head with a wrench, allegedly…
Monday, 29 October 2018 12:15

Summa Names Dr. Cliff Deveny President, CEO

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(Summe Health) – The Summa Health Board of Directors today announced that Cliff Deveny, MD, has been named president and CEO. Dr. Deveny rejoined Summa in March of 2017 as interim president and CEO. Since returning to Summa, Dr. Deveny has been instrumental in guiding the turnaround of the health…
Friday, 26 October 2018 08:46

City of Akron Delays Leaf Pick Up Schedule

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The City of Akron has delayed the 2018 leaf pick up schedule by one week as a result of the extended warm weather and leaves falling later this year. The printed leaf removal schedule that was included in October’s water bill shows the original dates and will now be delayed…
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