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The Summit County Sheriff's Office is looking for two suspects who stole more than a thousand dollars worth of merchandise from the Acme in Green back on April 29th.   Surveillance video from inside the store (below) shows the two women loading up two bags full of items and a…
North Canton Police were called to a noisy disturbance along Glenwood Street Southwest early Wednesday morning, around 2 a.m.   Upon arrival, officers noticed a duck standing along the street near a sewer grate. Inside that grate - twelve tiny ducklings.   They had apparently fallen in while crossing the…
Tuesday, 17 May 2022 04:20

City of Akron Releases 2022 Resurfacing List

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Akron, Ohio, May 16, 2022 — Today, Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan has released the full 2022 Street Resurfacing list. The City plans to pave 38 miles carried over from 2021 plus an additional 45 miles for a total of 83 miles planned in 2022. The City has budgeted $5.4 million for the 45…
Thursday, 12 May 2022 09:17

Fiery Crash Involving ODOT Truck Closes I-77

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A serious crash involving an ODOT truck left I-77 Northbound closed for more than an hour Thursday morning.  The Summit County Sheriff's Office is reporting it was a dump truck that veered off of the road near the Akron-Canton Airport exit and hit the ODOT vehicle that was parked along…
Akron Police are investigating a burglary in the city, and asking for help identifying two suspects.  According to the APD report, the suspects broke into a home in the 900 block of Chinook Avenue around 3 a.m. March 3rd.  They stole several items from the home, including the victim's wallet,…
Wednesday, 11 May 2022 04:17

Missing Akron Teen Left School April 29th

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Akron Police are asking the public's help finding a missing Summit County teen who was last seen April 29th.   Jonathan Ratcliff, 15, reportedly became agitated at school at Akron's Steel Academy and left that afternoon, around 12:30. He hasn't been seen since.   According to reports, Jonathan has learning…
Monday, 09 May 2022 10:12

UA Unveils New Logo and More

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(University of Akron) The University of Akron (UA) Department of Athletics today unveiled its new principal logo, a modern, stylized “A”—and a companion version that also incorporates the name “Akron”—showcasing the University as a prominent NCAA Division I program. The new design is the anchor in a comprehensive and unified…
Friday, 06 May 2022 04:10

Update: Missing Girl from Green Found Safe

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Update: As of Friday morning at 8 a.m., the Summit County Sheriff's Office is reporting that Hailey was located near her residence in the City of Green.  --  The Summit County Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help finding a missing juvenile.  According to the sheriff's office release (see below),…
Ohio's current Republican Governor Mike DeWine will face off against former Dayton Mayor and Democratic challenger Nan Whaley in November's General Election. Whaley now the first female ever to receive a major party nomination for Governor in Ohio. DeWine, meanwhile, beat out Wadsworth Republican Jim Renacci and others, with 48-percent…
Monday, 02 May 2022 07:09

Gas Prices Skyrocket in Akron

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Gas prices have skyrocketed over the past week in Akron.    As of Monday morning, May 2nd, GasBuddy.com is reporting gas in the city is averaging $4.11 per gallon for regular unleaded.   The Akron average is now higher than the Cleveland area average, which is $4.08, and the Ohio…
Thursday, 28 April 2022 04:30

VIDEO: Suspect Broke Into Manchester Rd. Offices

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Akron Police are looking for the man who broke into a building on Manchester Road and stole items from several offices.   The break-in happened at about 4 a.m. on Sunday, April 24th at 2305 Manchester Road.   Security cameras caught video of the suspect:    If you have any…
Wednesday, 20 April 2022 04:55

Innocent Victim Dead After Brazen Akron Shooting

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The innocent woman caught in the crossfire of an Akron gunfight last Friday night has died.    Teyaurra Harris, 21, was shot while riding in the front passenger seat of a car down Rockaway Street around 7:30 Friday. The driver of that vehicle rushed her to Clevleand Clinic Akron General.…
Wednesday, 23 March 2022 09:48

Dozens of Speed Tables Installed Throughout Akron

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(City of Akron) After the successful testing of temporary speed tables in two Akron neighborhoods in 2020, the City will install 28 speed tables throughout Akron’s 10 Wards. See a map of the speed table locations here. Speed tables are raised areas placed at mid-block points across roadways and are designed to…
Akron-based Mosher Media is donating brand new equipment to the media production class at founder Dan Mosher's alma mater, Stow-Munroe Falls High School.  The announcement from Dan this week coincides with Mosher Media's celebration of 30 years in business.  Thanks to the donation of a new 4k Canon camera, a…
(Summit County Prosecutor's Office) Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh, alongside Summit County Sheriff Kandy Fatheree, announced today the return of the “Arrive Alive” campaign for the St. Patrick’s Day holiday. The anti-drunk driving campaign will help keep Summit County roads safe during St. Patrick’s Day by providing FREE or…
Tuesday, 15 March 2022 10:04

Man Attempts To Steal Bag of Cash From Armored Car

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Akron Police arrested a man they say stole a bag of cash from the back of an armored vehicle that was parked outside the Circle K in the 1900 block of West Market Street Monday. Witnesses told police they say the suspect, later identified as 27-year-old Allan Stallings Jr., walk…
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