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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…
Friday, 06 November 2015 13:21

Rosie The Boring Machine To Get Started

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Ground is officially broken on a project that will eventually result in a massive sewer pipe being built across Akron. "The tunnel will control combined sewer overflow at nine separate locations along the Ohio Canal, the little Cuyahoga River and will store over 25-million gallons of combined sewer overflow that…
Friday, 06 November 2015 10:29

Prade Hearing Wraps Up

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The latest court hearing to determine whether former Akron police Captain Doug Prade will get a new trial has concluded. Defense experts were testifying in court about the DNA found on the lab coat of Prade's ex-wife, Dr. Margo Prade. The hearing is similar to one held in 2012 that…
Thursday, 05 November 2015 12:32

Akron RubberDucks Win Larry MacPhail Award

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The Akron RubberDucks are celebrating news that the team is the recipient of the 50th annual Larry MacPhail Award, which is given to a minor league baseball team that has demonstrated unique and creative promotional efforts. The team was recognized for their innovative promotions and theme nights that helped to…
Thursday, 05 November 2015 11:58

Horrigan: New Task Force To Analyze City's Health

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Akron's Mayor-elect Dan Horrigan used his first press conference this morning, following his election win Tuesday, to announce details related to a new advisory board that will look into the city's financial and economic health. "It's just not looking at things that are wrong, but also looking at things that…
Thursday, 05 November 2015 11:28

Portage County Launches EMA App

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Portage County is officially launching its emergency management app today -- set up to help residents prepare for and keep informed during emergencies. "It's all about how we can reach everybody and get out there," said Ryan Shackelford, the director of the Portage County Office of Homeland Security and Emergency…
A North Canton man has pleaded guilty to an online fundraising fraud. North Canton police say 41 year-old William Treacle told people he was suffering of cancer and other illnesses on the "GoFundMe" site and on social media. The Stark County Sheriff's Office says it found Treacle forged medical documents…
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