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Friday, 21 December 2018 05:15

Norton PD Looking for Missing Teen

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Police are looking for a missing Norton teen who hasn't been seen since the night of December 18th around 10 p.m.   Not much information regarding the diappearance of 17-year-old Alexis Sickafoose, but police are looking for the public's help. Anyone with information is asked to call Norton PD at…
Monday, 17 December 2018 12:14

Concrete Falls from East Ave. Bridge, Hits Car

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Just 11 days after a tractor trailer carrying a large bulldozer slammed into the East Avenue closing I-76 for more than 12 hours, a piece of debris fell from the bridge, slamming into a man's windshield.   Len Brown tells Channel 19 News out of Cleveland that on Friday he…
Friday, 14 December 2018 11:52

UPDATE: Toys for Tots Suspect Arrested

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UPDATE: Akron Police say Calvin T. Hunter turned himself in Friday evening, and has been charged with felony theft in connection to the Monday, December 10th theft of roughly $1,000 worth of toys that were meant for the "Toys for Tots" campaign in Akron.  The day of the theft, Hunter…
Friday, 14 December 2018 10:58

Stow Police Looking for PNC Bank Robber

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On Thursday, 12/13/2018, at 3:19 pm, Stow Police received a panic alarm at PNC Bank, 815 Graham Rd. As dispatchers were taking the initial alarm call, bank employees called 911 to report that the bank had just been robbed. Upon Officer’s arrival, it was determined that the suspect entered the…
Friday, 14 December 2018 10:27

County Police Forces Join for Christmas with a Cop

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(University of Akron) - More than 100 local youth will team up with police officers representing The University of Akron, Akron City, Copley Township, Fairlawn, Bath Township, Summa Health and the Summit County Sheriff’s Department to enjoy ‘Christmas with a Cop’ this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. Referred by local school districts,…
Thursday, 13 December 2018 11:13

Falls Man Sentenced in Child Porn Ring

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A Cuyahoga Falls man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in an online child pornography ring that was run out of Michigan. According to the report from the U.S. District Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Michigan, 38-year-old Caleb Young was the only Ohioan involved,…
Thursday, 13 December 2018 05:21

Police Looking for Missing Cleveland Girl

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Cleveland Police are looking for help finding missing 12-year-old Shannon Bell. Police tell News 5 that Shannon left her home on East 59th Street around 5 p.m. Wednesday, after an argument with her family, and hasn't been seen since. Anyone with information is asked to call Cleveland Police at 216-621-1234. 
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 11:33

Man Assaults, Robs Elderly Father

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Akron Police were called to ManorCare Health Services at 1211 West Market Street on a call of a domestic robbery Tuesday afternoon.  According to the report, the victim, a 75-year-old man, told police that his son, 38-year-old Kahli Murphy (pictured), showed up to his residence asking for money. When the…
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 09:00

APD Looking for Toys for Tots Thieves

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Akron Police are investigating a theft of about $5,000 worth of toys that were supposed to be donated to families in need for the annual Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign. According to a press release from USMC Staff Sergeant Phillip Greer, the theives posed as volunteers and were taking…
Monday, 10 December 2018 10:31

FOW: Akron Man Wanted in August Rape

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The Akron Police Department, U.S. Marshals, and the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force are asking the public's help finding Coren Harris Sr., who they say is wanted for kidnapping and rape.  Harris Sr. (pictured) is wanted for the rape of a woman at his last known address on Cuyahoga…
Friday, 07 December 2018 05:15

Summit M.E. Looking for IDs on Two Crash Victims

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The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office is still looking for the public's help identifying two of the four victims in Monday morning's deadly crash at Goodyear Boulevard and Kelly Avenue in Akron. Two of the victims have been ID'ed, according to the report. 29-year-old Colleen Wood from Akron, who was…
Thursday, 06 December 2018 10:48

Akron Repaving Project Completed

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The City of Akron says they've finished their road repaving project that was funded by the passage of Issue 1, the quarter-percent income tax increase, voted in by Akron voters back in November of last year. More than 41 miles of city streets have been repaved over the course of…
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 10:42

Summa, Akron Public Schools Announce Partnership

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On Wednesday, the Akron Public School District announced its new partnership with Summa Health as part of the College And Career Academies of Akron at Buchtel CLC.  As part of the agreement, the Summa Health Academy of Leadership and Innovation will offer real-world learning opportunities and instruction for students who…
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 10:17

Akron Student Arrested for Concealed Weapon

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On Monday, Summit County Sheriff's deputies and detectives responded to the Bridges Learning Center on Johnathan Avenue on a report of a student with a gun on campus. After a brief investigation, Detectives found a semi-automatic pistol stashed in the back of a school transport van. While the gun never…
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 13:11

Medical Examiner Seeks Help to ID Crash Victims

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The Summit County Medical Examiner's office has identified two of the four people who died in a fiery one-car crash on Goodyear Boulevard Monday morning.  They are 29 year old Colleen A. Wood, from Malasia Road, in Akron, and 29 year old Alex Jay Lester, from Merrill Road, in Ravenna.…
Tuesday, 04 December 2018 12:51

Akron Man Sentenced to Life on Rape Charges

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An Akron man will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty to two counts of rape, according to the Summit County Prosecutor's Office. Back in October, Raymond Smiley pled guilty to raping his girlfriend's young daughter on two separate occassions. Common Pleas Court Judge Christine Croce…
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