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Monday, 17 September 2018 11:57

Bond Set at $2M in Ex-Girlfriend Slaying

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Bond has been set for David Callaghan who is charged in the murder of his ex-girlfriend whose body was found in a shallow grave in his Crouse Street home over the weekend. During an initial appearance, that lasted just a couple of minutes in Akron Municipal Court via a live…
Monday, 17 September 2018 05:46

Feds on Hunt for Fugitive Who Threatened President

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Mansfield area residents are being warned to lock the doors of their homes and cars, and to be cautious this morning, as there's a suspect on the loose federal authorities are describing as "dangerous". He's 27 year old Shawn Richard Christy of Pennsylvania, and US Marshals say he threatened the…
Thursday, 13 September 2018 11:18

Akron Shooter Sentence to 7 Years

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Albert Wade, 46, of Akron was sentenced to 7 years in prison on Thursday in connection to a shooting outside of an Akron convenience store that left a man wounded back in May. Court records show that on May 14th, Wade was approached by a man who was asking for money. The…
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 11:47

NEO Red Cross Sending Relief to Carolinas

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Update from the Red Cross Northeast Ohio Division:  The American Red Cross is preparing to assist up to 100,000 people in North and South Carolina and Virginia as Hurricane Florence nears the east coast.More than 1,600 people spent the night Tuesday in 36 Red Cross and community shelters in South…
Tuesday, 11 September 2018 05:12

Update: Cuyahoga Co. Children Safe, Mom in Custody

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Update: The Amber Alert issued by the Cleveland Police Department for two missing Cleveland children has been canceled and the children are reportedly safe.  The kids' mother is in custody, reports say.  --  An Amber Alert has been issued by the Cleveland Police Department statewide. Information as of: September 11,…
Monday, 10 September 2018 12:31

Akron Man Admits to Killing Girlfriend

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Akron Police have arrested 35-year-old Jordan DeHaven for killing his girlfriend.  According to the report, Amy Rowan, 41, was reported missing by her mother, whom she lived with on Darrow Road, Friday evening around 6:30. Initially, after APD had contacted DeHaven, he denied knowing anything about it. Later Friday, around…
Monday, 10 September 2018 12:14

Summit Metro Parks Fall Hiking Spree is Back

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This year marks the 55th annual Summit County Metro Parks Fall Hiking Spree, and with that marks the longest running event of its kind in the U.S.  "We have about 12,000 or more complete the spree each year," Lindsey Smith, Marketing and Public Relations Manager for the Parks system tells…
Friday, 07 September 2018 11:00

DeWine, Cordray Release Debate Schedule

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In a joint press release on Friday, the Cordray and DeWine campaigns announced a three-debate schedule leading up to the November Election.  The schedule is as follows: Wednesday, September 19 at the University of Dayton; Monday, October 1 at Marietta College; and finally Monday, October 8, at Cleveland State University. …
Friday, 07 September 2018 09:52

FBI On The Hunt for Macedonia Bank Robber

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Another bank robbery in the Akron area....this one, yesterday--at the Ohio Savings Bank branch on Macedonia Commons Boulevard, in Macedonia.  Witnesses and victims describe the bank robber as a black male in his forties or fifties, approximately 5'10", between 170-190 pounds.  He wore dark clothing and had a covering on…
Friday, 07 September 2018 08:25

$10K Reward: PNC Bank Robbers Sought

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A $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to the arrests and indictments of suspects in two recent robberies at PNC Banks here in Akron...one, at 181 massillon Road  August 24, and the other, at 1546 West Market Street, On August 31.   Police believe they may have been committed by…
Thursday, 06 September 2018 08:45

New Life in 90's Cold Cold

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Deputies from Portage County and Geauga County Sheriff's Offices, along with Ohio BCI, were searching the property of a Hiram man, in connection to a missing persons case from the early 90's. According to the Record Courier, the warrant was executed at the property of Glenn Roger Shoemaker, on Winchell…
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 11:47

Akron's Primary Move in the Hands of the Voters

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Akron voters will decide in November whether or not the city's primary election will be held in September, as it has been, or move to May, as the Mayor's Office is proposing. City Council held a special meeting Tuesday, approving the ballot measure, after the Board of Elections verified more than…
Wednesday, 05 September 2018 05:16

Missing Adult Alert Issued Out of Youngstown

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  A Missing Adult Alert has been issued by the Youngstown Police Department statewide. Information as of: September 4, 2018 at 9:24 PM Be on the lookout for a missing adult. On September 4, 2018 at 8:50 PM, Mr. Placko left his residence and failed to return. The incident took…
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 11:57

Cyclist Dies after Crash in Plain Township

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Stark County Sheriff's investigators, along with Canton's Metro Crash Team are investigating a fatal crash involving a bicycle Monday morning in Plain Township. According to the press release (see below), Mark Esposito of North Canton was riding his bike along Wener Church Road around 8:40 Monday morning, and was hit by…
Tuesday, 04 September 2018 11:11

UA Campus Safety Warning After Shooting, Robbery

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(University of Akron) City of Akron and University of Akron police are asking for any information you may have related to two incidents that occurred between 3:15 and 4:15 a.m. today behind businesses in the 400 block of East Exchange Street. In the first incident, a victim was reported to have been…
Friday, 31 August 2018 12:03

Local "Drugstore" Owner NOT on "Cloud 9"

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A local mom and pop "drugstore" next to Summa Akron City Hospital is closed for the foreseeable future after a raid by Akron Police Narcotics agents earlier this week. The Akron Beacon Journal is reporting that police seized marijuana, edibles, CBD oil, cocaine, and a handgun during the raid at…
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