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Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:48

Thieves Take Guns, Cash from Coventry Township Home

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The Summit County Sheriff's Office is investigating a home invasion and robbery at a Coventry Township home on Chenoweth Road last night.   According to the Sheriff's Office report, the suspect or suspects brok into the home at about 11:20 p.m. They took cash and several guns, including a 12-gauge…
Tuesday, 08 January 2019 12:42

City of Green Says Overdoses Down in 2018

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(City of Green) Green Mayor Gerard Neugebauer is pleased to announce that the Green Fire Division administered Narcan, the antidote to reverse a drug overdose, 20 less times (or 33% less) in 2018 than the prior year. In 2018, Green Fire administered Narcan 40 times during emergency calls versus 60…
Monday, 07 January 2019 09:27

Goodyear Blimp Inducted into College Football HOF

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(Goodyear) To celebrate its legacy in the sport, the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will induct the Goodyear Blimp as an honorary member of the College Football Hall of Fame. The blimp will be the first non-player or coach to be inducted. What started as a request…
Monday, 07 January 2019 05:13

Police Looking for Akron Bank Robber

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(Akron Police) A reward of up to $10,000.00 is being offered for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the person responsible for the bank robbery at the Huntington Bank, located at 1411 South Arlington Street.  Around 12:30pm this afternoon, the Huntington Bank was robbed. The employees reported the…
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…
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