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Monday, 11 January 2016 12:45

Haven of Rest Issues "Code Zero" Alert

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The wind chill is pushing temperatures below zero in the Akron area -- prompting a local shelter to issue a "Code Zero" alert. Haven of Rest has issued a "Code Zero" Alert to remind those in need that the shelter is open 24/7. The shelter will be open for guests…
Monday, 11 January 2016 12:39

Gas Prices Drop In Akron

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Gas prices continue to fall as the new year moves forward. In the past week, gas prices have dropped more than a nickel in the past week in the Akron area, bringing the average price of a gallon of gas to $1.86, according to GasBuddy.com. And it appears drivers will…
Sunday, 10 January 2016 19:47

Shoppers Lament Chapel Hill Mall Store Closings

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The future does not look bright for the once popular Chapel Hill Mall in Cuyahoga Falls. The mall took a major hit, after another round of closings were announced. First it was Macy's -- now there's reports of three stores --- Old Navy, Express and Aeropostale -- will also be…
Sunday, 10 January 2016 13:11

Fire Breaks Out at Akron Home

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The Akron Fire Department responded to a call of a fire late Saturday night at a Fouse Ave. home. Officials said they were able to extinguish the fire at the home located in the 600 block of Fouse Ave. and no injuries were reported at this time. The fire is…
Sunday, 10 January 2016 12:24

Family, Friends Raise Money for Man Killed at Zodiac Bar

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Grief and pain are two of many words that can explain the feelings of the loved ones Forrest Ryan, 43, left behind, after he was reportedly beaten to death at the Zodiac Bar in Akron on Friday. "We're all still trying to wake up from the nightmare that happened that…
Saturday, 09 January 2016 16:17

Akron Man Arrested For Hi-De-Ho Murder Arraigned

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The man arrested for the murder of a 39-year-old man at the Hi-De-Ho Lounge in Akron was arraigned in Akron Municipal Court Saturday morning. 44-year-old Willie Steve Hicks III bond is set at $1-million dollars, after turning himself in for the shooting death of 39-year-old Lentheric Caldwell. Hicks III did…
Saturday, 09 January 2016 15:52

Police K-9, Suspect Shot in Canton Burglary

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Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting that happened overnight Saturday at a local Canton grocery store that left the suspect and a police K-9 wounded. Canton police responded to a call about a burglary at Fisher Foods located in the 1200 block of Harrison Ave. around 1:00 a.m.. WKYC reports,…
Saturday, 09 January 2016 06:37

More Stores Closing At Chapel Hill Mall

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After Macy's announced that it would be closing dozens of stores, including the one at Chapel Hill Mall, three more stores at the shopping mall are saying goodbye. The Beacon Journal reports Old Navy, Express and Aeropostale will be closing its doors. A sign at the Old Navy store says…
Friday, 08 January 2016 19:44

Human Remains Found In Akron

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An investigation is underway after human remains were discovered on a sidewalk in Akron.  According to Akron police, officers responded to a call after someone reportedly found a human skull on the sidewalk in the 1300 block of Marcy Street shortly after 3 p.m. The remains were located and removed…
Friday, 08 January 2016 17:47

Tallmadge Man Sentenced For Child Porn Charges

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A Tallmadge man will spend six years in prison for child pornography related charges. In July 2015, 30 year-old Justin Snyder was arrested for soliciting and receiving nude pictures of pre-teen girls in exchange for the promise of money. Synder told them he was a talent scout and photographer, and…
A quick-thinking bartender got the upper hand during a mid-afternoon robbery Thursday. Akron police say a man throught the threat of a rolling pin would be enough to convince the bartender at Ido Bar and Grille to hand over cash from the register. That answer was no, says the bartender,…
Friday, 08 January 2016 13:18

UPDATE Two Akron Homicides

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Akron police are dealing with their first two homicides of the year - both at bars. In one case, the alleged killer is in jail. In the other one, a suspect was arrested in Cleveland. Robert Jarvis, 64, of Lakemore is scheduled to be arraigned Saturday in Akron Municipal Court on a count…
Friday, 08 January 2016 07:11

29-Year-Old Woman Killed In Lake Twp Crash

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A 29-year-old woman was killed in an early morning crash in Lake Township. Troopers with the Canton Post of the State Highway Patrol report that Sarah Ullom, 29, of North Canton, drove off the left side of Cleveland Avenue in Lake Township shortly before 2 a.m. The vehicle hit a wooden…
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 17:33

Macy's Closing At Chapel Hill Mall

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One area Macy's store will close, one of 40 stores the retailer is shutting down due to "cost-efficency measures". The department store chain says it'll close the Macy's at Chapel Hill Mall in Akron. Another Northeast Ohio store, the Macy's at Elyria's Midway Mall, is also shutting down. The company says 91…
The Cleveland Browns confirmed that they've made their first interview for the team's head coaching vacancy - Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase is first up. (Cleveland Browns, news release) The Cleveland Browns on Wednesday interviewed Chicago Bears offensive coordinator Adam Gase for the team's head coach opening. Gase met…
Wednesday, 06 January 2016 15:56

Ohio AG Suing Medina Propane Company

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A Medina propane company is being sued by the Ohio Attorney General's office, which says it misrepresented services and failed to deliver propane to Ohio customers. The A-G's office says 38 customers in the past eight months have complained about Thrifty Propane about not receiving propane, propane tanks or refunds.…
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