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Northeast Ohioans looking for a beach day have been told to stay away from Edgewater Beach in Cleveland after sewage overflowed into the water.  3 News reports that the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District put out the warning after overnight storms caused the sewer system to exceed capacity on Saturday…
The Circleville police officer who unleashed his K-9 on an unarmed man has been fired after additional details and video footage of the July 4th mauling incident were revealed. The Circleville Police released a statement saying that, "Officer (Ryan) Speakman did not meet the standards and expectations we hold for…
Thursday, 27 July 2023 06:25

How Now, Butter Cow?

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The Ohio State Fair in Columbus is officially open now, through August 6, with all the fun and traditional attractions like rides, fair food, and of course; their world famous butter cow! But 'ol Bessie has a lot of company this year, in the form of famous Ohio inventors. The…
LeBron James' 18 year old son, Bronny, suffered cardiac arrest while practicing with the USC Trojans basketball team Monday, prior to starting his freshman year at the school. A number of News organizations including ESPN report that Bronny is now out of ICU, and in stable condition. The James family…
Akron Police are sharing security camera pictures of a GMC Terrain that was used in a drive by shooting which sent a 27 year old Akron man to the hospital on Sunday with multiple gunshot wounds. They’re hoping someone can help them identify at least two suspects they believe were…
Tuesday, 25 July 2023 09:39

New Ohio Law will Require Cash at School Events

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Leave those credit cards at home. A last minute addition to Ohio’s state budget will require schools to take cash for admission to school events and accept cash at at least one concession stand per venue.  The Beacon Journal reports that the change, which takes effect on October 1st, also…
Akron Police are looking for a couple of suspects in a drive-by shooting in West Akron Sunday morning, just before noon, that sent a 27 year old man to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds. They say the victim, who sustained non life-threatening injuries, was in his driveway in the 1000…
He was just a 14 year old boy when he disappeared from the Ashtabula area back in 1991, and to this day; nobody knows what happaned to Donnell White, Jr.. But, despite the odds, and the lack of a recent photo showing exactly what he looks like now; U.S. Marshals…
Thursday, 20 July 2023 09:05

Cleveland Browns Release Perrion Winfrey

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The Cleveland Browns announced yesterday they are releasing defensive lineman Perrion Winfrey, who happens to be dealing with some off the field controversy.  Fox 8 News reports that the Cleveland police are currently investigating Winfrey after he allegedly threatened a woman with a gun Tuesday night in Cleveland. Two women,…
Wednesday, 19 July 2023 09:40

6 People Rescued from a Porch Collapse in Tallmadge

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Rescued from a hole seven feet deep, that’s what happened yesterday in Tallmadge as firefighters worked to save six people from a porch collapse.  Tallmadge Deputy Fire Chief Benjamin Stasik tells the Akron Beacon Journal that they responded at 12:42 p.m. to a home in the 600 block of Senn…
Akron Police are trying to identify the 16 to 25 year old male with dreadlocks who shot and wounded a 31 year old man on Firestone Parkway. It happened July 5th, and today they're sharing the following video clip in hopes someone will recognize what appears to be a teen…
Monday, 17 July 2023 09:54

Frank LaRose Announces US Senate Bid

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Ohio Republican Secretary of State, Frank LaRose, of Akron, has officially announced he's running for Senate, in hopes of unseating long-time incumbent Democrat, Sherrod Brown, in November, 2024. But first, he'll have to beat other Republicans, which so far include Ohio State Senator Matt Dolan of Cleveland who is a…
It’s not just tuition going up at The University of Akron with the announcement that parking fees for employees and new students are also increasing for the first time in 19 years as the University outsources its parking services.  The Beacon Journal reports the University will be entering into an…
The City of Akron and the Knight Foundation are teaming up to fund further expansion of The Well Community Development Corporation's "Restoring Housing" Program. The City will give them $4 million dollars in federal COVID relief and Block Grant funds, and the Knight Foundation is matching that amount.  In the…
Thursday, 13 July 2023 09:46

Honeybees Return to Canton's McKinley Museum

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The bees are back! A new observational beehive has returned to the McKinley Museum in Canton after their old hive of bees was poisoned.  The Canton Repository reports that last August the Museum’s beehive was taken out by an unknown culprit who poisoned the hive with a chemical pesticide. Canton…
Assault by Pepsi. That's what happened to a clerk at Dollar General, at 588 East Exchange Street Tuesday night, when a man allegedly tried to shoplift a 12 pack of Diet Pepsi. Akron Police say when she followed him; the man allegedly hit her in the face repeatedly with a…
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