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Thursday, 29 February 2024 07:37

Help Find Missing Twinsburg Township Girl

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A 8th grade girl from R.B. Chamberlin Middle School in Twinsburg Township is missing, and the Summit County Sheriff's office is asking for your help to find her. They say 15 year old Maria Maaz-Ba did not get on the school bus at 2:30 Wednesday afternoon, and was last seen walking…
Cuyahoga Falls Police say they found the body of 33 year old Chandra Maya Poudel-Rimal, Tuesday morning, in a wooded area near a park, in the 1300 block of Middlebury Road, in Kent. They allege that her husband, James Rimal, who reported her missing last Wedneday, Feb. 21; killed her,…
33 year old Chandra Maya Poudel-Rimal was reported missing by her husband, last Wednesday, February 21st, and police have been searching for her, and interviewing neighbors, since then.  She is described as a 33-year-old Asian female. 5'-02'', 119 pounds, with black hair, and brown eyes. Anyone with information is asked to…
Summit County's new Prosecutor, Elliot Kolkovich, will be sworn in during a ceremony at the Summit County Courthouse at 2:30 this afternoon. He was chosen by The Summit county Democratic Party's Central Committee to fill out retiring Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh's term through the end of the year. She retired…
  Akron Police are investigating two incidents of extreme violence that ocurred in different parts of town on Monday, and they're asking for your help to bring those responsible to justice. 26 year old Carlos DeJesus Godineaux, of Akron, was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds in the 900 block…
Tuesday, 13 February 2024 09:33

Akron Police Seek Driver in Fatal Hit-Skip Crash

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A 47 year old man who had been riding an electric bike last Friday afternoon on South Arlington Street, has died from the injuries he sustained after getting struck by a hit-skip driver. So far, police do not know who was driving the white sedan they believe left Jimmy Fletcher…
A 17-year-old boy was arrested yesterday morning by the Akron Police and U.S. Marshals after he allegedly stole a tip jar from an Akron gas station and shot the employee who chased after him.  News 5 reports that the teen was arrested yesterday in the 800 block of Oberlin Street…
Voter rights groups are bringing a lawsuit against Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, saying he doesn’t have the right to reject their proposed amendment based on its title.  3 News reports that the group submitted their Ohio voter’s bill of rights for the second time in January. The amendment looks…
Saturday, 27 January 2024 15:37

Akron Police Seek Suspect in Delia Ave. Shooting

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Akron Police are looking for the gunman who shot a 25 year old gas station convenience store employee on Thursday, Jan. 25, sending him to the hospital with gunshot wounds, where he has reportedly been in critical condition. Now, they're circulating a picture of the supect and hoping for tips…
A 36 year old woman who allegedly hit a Summit County Sheriff's cruiser from behind while the officer was sitting inside, has been charged with multiple crimes, including Operating a Vehicle Under the Influence. Authorties allege Lindsey Cope of Green, crashed into the the Deputy Sheriff's vehicle while it was…
A 40 year old woman was severely injured when she was struck by a car while crossing West Market Street in Akron, on Tuesday evening.Police say it happened at about 6:08PM, at a marked crosswalk in the 1800 block of West Market Street.The driver of the car stayed on the scene, and…
Monday, 22 January 2024 09:49

Pete Nance Continues Family Legacy with Cavs

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It’s the continuation of a family legacy for the newest member of the Cleveland Cavaliers, as Pete Nance, son of Cavs legend Larry Nance Sr. recently signed a 10-day contract with the team.  Pete tells News5 that he has dreamed of following in the footsteps of his father, as well…
On word that Summa Health is in the process of being acquired by General Catalyst’s Health Assurance Transformation Corporation (HATco), Akron Mayor Shammis Malik released this statement today: “The City of Akron’s partnership with Summa will remain strong. My family, like much of our community, has depended on Summa for…
Wednesday, 17 January 2024 10:23

Stay Toasty in Akron's Warming Centers This Week

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Brutally low temperatures with sub-zero wind chills, have prompted Akron City officials to continue extending the regular operating hours of the Summit Lake Community Center at 380 West Crosier Street, as a warming center for people who need someplace to stay out of the cold. It will be open from 8AM…
Monday, 15 January 2024 12:14

Bullets Fly In Akron Over Weekend

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The violence started on the West side, at around 3:00 on Friday afternoon, in the 1700 block of Liberty Drive, which is near the Northwest Branch of the Akron Public Library. Police say that's when a 34 year old man who was waiting for an acquaintance, got carjacked by a…
Monday, 08 January 2024 09:38

Former State Rep. Bob Young Sentenced

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Former state Rep. Bob Young of Green was sentenced in Barberton Municipal Court on Friday after being convicted of domestic violence and 3 other misdemeanors related to the violation of a protection order.  Young was convicted of domestic violence in October for a July altercation with his wife. He then…
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