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Friday, 23 November 2018 08:20

Akron Police: Help Find Murder Suspect

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Akron police are looking for a  suspect in the murder of 20 year old Shawn Prude of North Toby Terrace, who was found shot to death on South Arlington Street, on Monday morning. They've identified the suspect as 21 year old Devon Williams, of Vicgross Avenue, in Akron, and they'are…
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 11:40

UPDATE: Arrest Made in S. Arlington St. Murder

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Update: Akron Police have arrested 21-year-old Devon Williams in connection to the shooting death of 20-year-old Shawn Prude, whose body was found in the middle of South Arlington Street in the 12-hundred block early last week. A warrant was issued for Williams shortly after the shooting. He was arrested Friday and…
Wednesday, 21 November 2018 09:52

"Arrive Alive" to Prevent Drunk Driving

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(Summit County Prosecutor's Office) Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh is today relaunching an anti-drunk driving campaign to help keep Summit County roads safe during the Thanksgiving holiday by providing free rides for people who’ve had too much alcohol to drink. Arrive Alive provides free rides home up to a…
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 10:32

Main St. Closures Starting Monday

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(City of Akron) As part of the Main Street Corridor project, Dominion Gas line repair and replacement work will begin on Main Street in front of Lock 3 on Nov. 26, resulting in some closures and impacts between State Street and Bowery Street. One lane of north and south bound traffic…
Monday, 19 November 2018 12:51

UA Calls Dorm Shooting a "Teaching Moment"

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University of Akron officials are calling a frightening, and potentially more severe, incident that led to the brief lockdown of the campus more than a week ago a "teaching moment," that all students can learn from. In the early morning hours of November 10th, a gun went off in a…
Thursday, 15 November 2018 05:54

Endangered Red Wolves Move to Akron Zoo

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The Akron Zoo has welcomed two new red wolves, Waya and Mohe. The male wolves arrived from Northeastern Wisconsin Zoo in Greenbay, Wisconsin and are now out in the zoo’s red wolf habitat daily. Waya, which means “wolf” in Cherokee, and Mohe, meaning “elk” in Cherokee, are four years old.…
Thursday, 15 November 2018 05:19

APD Looking for Missing Akron Woman

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Akron Police detectives are looking for missing 18-year-old Samantha Guthrie, whose mother first reported her missing back on November 5th. News 5 though reports that Guthrie's mother said she turned 18 back in May and left her home.  According to reports, Guthrie was last seen leaving a home in the…
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 10:27

No Charges after Akron Fright Fest Investigation

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Springfield Township Police say no charges will be filed after the investigation into the "Akron Fright Fest."   The report (below) called the actions of some of the actors at the haunted house "inadvisable," but concluded that there was no physical evidence to prove a crime had actually been committed.…
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 07:11

Missing Rittman Teen Found Safe

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UPDATE: The Rittman Police Department posted the following to their Facebook page MIKAYLA HAS BEEN LOCATED AND IS SAFE AT THIS TIME.. THANKS TO EVERYONE FOR ALL THE THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS AND THE SHARING OF THIS POST AND ASSISTANCE. There are no futher details on where she was.  --  Rittman…
Wednesday, 14 November 2018 05:13

Missing Adult Alert Lorain County

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A Missing Adult Alert has been issued by the Elyria Police Department statewide.Information as of: November 13, 2018 at 6:58 PM   Be on the lookout for a missing adult. On November 13, 2018 at 10:00 AM, Mr. Mathis drove away from his residence and has failed to return.The incident…
Tuesday, 13 November 2018 10:41

AFD Celebrating 40 Years of EMS in Akron

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Akron Fire is celebrating 40 years of providing Emergency Services to the community with an anniversary celebration Tuesday. Since the program was first initiated in 1978, the EMS squadron has grown to 14 ambulances that cover the Akron area, responding to a little more than 100 calls per day on…
Monday, 12 November 2018 12:43

UA on Lockdown Briefly Saturday Morning

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The University of Akron was locked down briefly after a gun accidentally went off in a dorm at the Exchange Street Residence Hall early Saturday morning. According to UA Police, the call of a gunshot that was heard coming from a campus dorm was made about 12:30 a.m. Saturday. When…
Monday, 12 November 2018 09:51

Canton Police Looking for Missing Teen

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Stark County Sheriff's Deputies, along with Canton Police are looking for a missing Canton teen. There isn't much information right now, and we're not sure where 16-year-old Christa Hicks was last seen, but a missing child poster was issued this morning. She is said to frequent the Alliance area. Anyone…
Friday, 09 November 2018 11:32

Wooster Man Arrested in Online Sex Sting

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The FBI has arrested 46-year-old Luther Nash of Wooster for allegedly using Facebook to lure a 13-year-old boy for sex. Turns out, that boy was a Wooster Police detective who had created a fake online profile and sent Nash a friend request back in September. Since then, Nash had sent…
Friday, 09 November 2018 10:28

UPDATE: Two Students in Custody, Ravenna HS Safe

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Update:  A report from the Record Courier is that two students, one from the Ravenna School District and another from a nearby district, are in custody in connection to Friday morning's lockdown at Ravenna High School.  Superintendent Dennis Honkala confirmed to the paper that there were no guns involved in…
Friday, 09 November 2018 09:39

Veterans Day Deals Around Akron

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A lot of discounts and deals for Veterans, Active Duty Military, and their families this Veterans Day Weekend, including free admission to the Akron Zoo today through Monday. At the zoo, all military personnel and veterans get in free while their family get 50 percent off admission. In Canton, Vets and…
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