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Back in May of last year, the Summit County Sheriff's Office was tipped off to a woman that was stealing from the bank accounts of several area residents with developmental disabilities. The investigation determined that Beth Wallace-Cox was stealing money from 49 different people from Portage and Summit Counties, through…
Wednesday, 02 January 2019 10:53

Update: Wrong Way Drunk Driver Dies

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A Canton mother and her two young children were injured when they were hit by a wrong-way, drunk driver on New Year's Eve. According to reports, the crash happened along US 62 Eastbound between Market and Cleveland Avenue in Canton about 11:35 Monday night. The other driver, who was heading…
Wednesday, 02 January 2019 09:10

Massillon Gradually Powering Down Affinity Site

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Massillon city officials say they're looking to cut costs at the former Affinity Medical Center, that's currently not staffed, but still being powered and secured daily. The average cost to manage the closed property, according to the Canton Rep, is roughly $6,800 per day, including utilities, maintenance, and building security.…
Wednesday, 02 January 2019 09:05

ARRESTED: Fugitive of the Week Caught

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Update: Wednesday afternoon, members of the U.S. Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force arrested Randy Fitzgerald on a traffic stop on Route 8 in Macedonia. The task force was assisted by officers from Boston Heights, the Summit Count Sheriff's Office and the Macedonia Police Department. Although several tips were submitted…
Friday, 28 December 2018 11:28

Driver 4-Times Legal Limit, Hits Macedonia Officer

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The Summit County Sheriff's Office has released more information regarding the OVI crash into a Macedonia Police cruiser on Christmas Eve.   According to the report, James Marshall of Cuyahoga Falls had a blood alcohol level nearly four-times the legal limit.   Cleveland 19 says that responding deputies also found an…
Friday, 28 December 2018 11:25

Slightly Fewer Homicides in Akron 2018

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There are still a few days left in the year, but Akron Police have released homicide and gun-related incident statistics for 2018, with a slight dip in the former. So far this year, there have been 37 homicides in Akron; that's five fewer than last year. That said, there have…
Friday, 21 December 2018 12:24

Murderous Wife Pleads Guilty

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Nobody knew that Marcia Eubank's husband, Howard, was dead, until after his son found his corpse packed up in bags and boxes in his parents home in Coventry Township, last December.     Everyone thought he had moved to Texas, because his co-workers said they got a text from him saying…
Friday, 21 December 2018 12:17

Firestone Celebrates Big Day in Akron History

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December 21st marks a historic milestone here in Akron. It's the both what would have been Firestone founder, Harvey Firestone's 150th birthday, and the 30th anniversary of the day when Bridgestone merged with Firestone--cementing the company's position as the world's largest tire and rubber company.
Friday, 21 December 2018 10:43

City Says Extra Holiday Trash OK

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(City of Akron) Effective Wednesday, January 2, 2019, continuing through Monday, January 6, the City of Akron Sanitation/Curb Service Division will permit residents to place extra trash, in the form of wrapping paper and boxes alongside their trash carts, on their normal collection day.  "Each year we provide this extra service to…
Friday, 21 December 2018 05:15

Norton PD Looking for Missing Teen

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Police are looking for a missing Norton teen who hasn't been seen since the night of December 18th around 10 p.m.   Not much information regarding the diappearance of 17-year-old Alexis Sickafoose, but police are looking for the public's help. Anyone with information is asked to call Norton PD at…
Monday, 17 December 2018 12:14

Concrete Falls from East Ave. Bridge, Hits Car

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Just 11 days after a tractor trailer carrying a large bulldozer slammed into the East Avenue closing I-76 for more than 12 hours, a piece of debris fell from the bridge, slamming into a man's windshield.   Len Brown tells Channel 19 News out of Cleveland that on Friday he…
Friday, 14 December 2018 11:52

UPDATE: Toys for Tots Suspect Arrested

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UPDATE: Akron Police say Calvin T. Hunter turned himself in Friday evening, and has been charged with felony theft in connection to the Monday, December 10th theft of roughly $1,000 worth of toys that were meant for the "Toys for Tots" campaign in Akron.  The day of the theft, Hunter…
Friday, 14 December 2018 10:58

Stow Police Looking for PNC Bank Robber

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On Thursday, 12/13/2018, at 3:19 pm, Stow Police received a panic alarm at PNC Bank, 815 Graham Rd. As dispatchers were taking the initial alarm call, bank employees called 911 to report that the bank had just been robbed. Upon Officer’s arrival, it was determined that the suspect entered the…
Friday, 14 December 2018 10:27

County Police Forces Join for Christmas with a Cop

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(University of Akron) - More than 100 local youth will team up with police officers representing The University of Akron, Akron City, Copley Township, Fairlawn, Bath Township, Summa Health and the Summit County Sheriff’s Department to enjoy ‘Christmas with a Cop’ this Saturday, Dec. 15, 2018. Referred by local school districts,…
Thursday, 13 December 2018 11:13

Falls Man Sentenced in Child Porn Ring

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A Cuyahoga Falls man was sentenced to 30 years in prison for his part in an online child pornography ring that was run out of Michigan. According to the report from the U.S. District Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Michigan, 38-year-old Caleb Young was the only Ohioan involved,…
Thursday, 13 December 2018 05:21

Police Looking for Missing Cleveland Girl

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Cleveland Police are looking for help finding missing 12-year-old Shannon Bell. Police tell News 5 that Shannon left her home on East 59th Street around 5 p.m. Wednesday, after an argument with her family, and hasn't been seen since. Anyone with information is asked to call Cleveland Police at 216-621-1234. 
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