Friday, 19 April 2019 09:34

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-19-19 Featured

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This week, how Amazon Alexa may be spying on you, and how companies like Facebook and a big, well-known government contractor, are using artificial intelligence. (**Please note: You can subscribe to this program as a podcast on your Apple or Android device. In addition, you can find it through apps…
Friday, 19 April 2019 08:45

Man Killed in Thursday Morning Crash

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The Summit County Sheriff's Office is investigating a deadly crash along East Turkeyfoot Lake Road in the City of Green Thursday morning.  According to the Sheriff's report, around 7:30 a.m., a 71-year-old man driving a yellow Corvette eastbound on East Turkeyfoot collided with a tractor trailer that was waiting to…
Friday, 19 April 2019 05:54

APD Cruiser Hit During Funeral Procession

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An Akron Police cruiser that was escorting a funeral procession along Darrow Road, just a block from the Newcomer Funeral Home, was hit by another driver, according to police. The officer had to be extracted from the cruiser, and was taken to Akron City Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. The…
Like the City of Akron did last year, now--Summit County has designated the first Monday of October, "North American First People's Day". It comes after sustained efforts by students and teachers at The Lippman School in Akron, which has a long-standing cross-cultural partnership with the Northern Cheyenne Nation. Ray Horner…
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 08:45

$100K in Stolen Equipment Recovered in Summit

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(Summit County Sheriff's Office) In February of this year the Summit County Sheriff’s Office responded to a breaking and entering that occurred at a storage facility in the City of Green. An enclosed trailer (valued at over ten thousand dollars) had been stolen and this crime mirrored other crimes that…
Monday, 15 April 2019 12:00

City Announces Youth Violence Initiative

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CITY OF AKRON: Today (Monday), Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan and Health Commissioner Donna Skoda joined together with community partners to mark the public release of Akron’s Youth Violence Prevention Strategic Plan.  The plan—which was developed after more than two years of research, data collection and community conversations with neighborhood stakeholders—calls…
Friday, 12 April 2019 09:48

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-12-19 Featured

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Everybody knows you should be running some kind of anti-virus security software on your computers. But, what you might not know, is that's not the only--or even the best--way to keep hackers, criminals, and spies out of your network. So, this week, we're focused on cybersecurity in general, and in…
Thursday, 04 April 2019 21:20

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-4-5-19 Featured

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Wind power is making headlines this week, from the White House, to a small rural community Ohio where they're providing power for General Motors and Microsoft. Google is also getting in on the act, with new technology that can actually predict when the wind will blow. **Please note: You can…
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 11:58

Akron Man Fired Shots at Women Outside Bar

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Kevin Cook of Akron has been charged with felonious assault after police say he fired several shots at two women outside of the Northside Tavern on North Howard Street Friday night.  According to reports, the altercation started inside of the bar and then spilled out into the parking lot. The…
Tuesday, 02 April 2019 11:54

Masked Men Steal ATM from Akron Hotel Lobby

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Akron Police are looking for two, rather brazen theives, who stole an ATM from the lobby of the Courtyard Marriott at 41 Furnace Street downtown Sunday night. The masked men ordered a hotel employee to lay down on the ground, then rolled the ATM out the front door and into…
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