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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…
As the City of Akron continues to gear up for its big Bicentennial celebration in 2025; the the organization actually handling the event has changed. Now, instead of being run by the Akron Bicentennial Commission; a new not-for-profit corporation called "Akron 200 Inc.", has been formed to run what will…
Tuesday, 19 December 2023 06:52

Tuesday 12-19 School Closings & Delays

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Tuesday 12-19 School Closings Highland Local SDMedina CountyDelayed 2 hours   Home to You ADULT day programsPortage CountyDay Services Open no transportation Northwestern Lcl SDWayne CountyDelayed 2 hours Ravenna School DistrictPortage CountyClosed Today Redeemer Lutheran ElemSummit CountyClosed Today and Tomorrow Rootstown Lcl SDPortage CountyClosed Today Southeast Local SD - PortagePortage…
Monday, 18 December 2023 09:39

Unintentional Shooting in Akron Leaves One Woman Dead

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An unintentional shooting late Friday night in Akron claimed the life of a 29-year-old woman. Akron Police report that 31-year-old Denzel Ayers accidentally fired off a shot from a loaded handgun while sitting in the passenger's seat of a vehicle, while the victim was in the driver’s seat. That single…
As the year draws to a close the Akron Canton Regional Foodbank reports that it will have served more people in 2023 than any other year in their history with the agency anticipating that they will reach over 3 million visits to their pantries and other hunger relief partners by…
A 21 year old clerk at Border's Drive Through at 1365 South Arlington Street in Akron was killed late Tuesday night by a customer who wanted a particular kind of cigar, and tried to use a bill that wasn't in acceptable condition to pay for it. Police say the man,…
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is speaking out on the number of missing children in Northeast Ohio as investigators continue to search for Cleveland teen Keshaun Williams who's been missing for almost 6 months, with his case now becoming Ohio’s longest active Amber Alert.  As reported by 19 News Williams…
Tuesday, 12 December 2023 07:09

Teen Suspect Arrested In Fatal Highway Shooting

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An 18-year-old Akron man has been charged with Aggravated Murder for the August 3rd shooting death of 23-year-old Marquise Banks on I-77 in Green.   The Summit County Sheriff’s office reports that a SWAT team arrested suspect Sirvonte Suggs Monday at a residence on Florida Avenue in Akron, where they…
Imagine lying down in your own house, and getting struck by a bullet coming in from the outside. That's exactly what happned to a 42 year old man in the 1300 block of Newton Street in Akron's Goodyear Heights neighborhood, Thursday night at about 7:30 PM. Police say the man,…
A 16 year old boy is in critical condition today, after being shot at about 11:00PM Thursday night by a 17 year old boy at a home in the 2300 block of East Waterloo Road, in Springfield Township. Springfield Township Police Chief, Jack Simone, says it appears the shooting was…
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