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State Patrol Report - Akron News-reporter

State Patrol Report  Akron News-reporter

APRIL 19, 2019 Chad Lieurance was driving a 2011 Ford pickup south on Yuma County Rod AA and hit the left side of a cattle guard .

Published on 24 April 2019 | 7:00 am


American Lung Association flunks several Ohio counties for smog levels - Akron Beacon Journal

American Lung Association flunks several Ohio counties for smog levels  Akron Beacon Journal

While Ohio's air has been getting cleaner, health advocates fear that progress could be erased as the Trump administration works to roll back pollution ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 4:13 am


Lee, Mazeika lift Binghamton over Akron 11-6 - Lexington Herald Leader

Lee, Mazeika lift Binghamton over Akron 11-6  Lexington Herald Leader

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Braxton Lee doubled twice, scoring two runs as the Binghamton Rumble Ponies topped the Akron RubberDucks 11-6 on Tuesday.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:35 am


On the record: Akron sweeps softball doubleheader - Sports - Akron Beacon Journal

On the record: Akron sweeps softball doubleheader - Sports  Akron Beacon Journal

SOFTBALLZips sweep doubleheader The University of Akron combined for 17 runs on 20 hits in a doubleheader sweep of nonconference foe Robert Morris in ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 2:14 am


Trump says he is opposed to aides testifying to Congress - Akron Beacon Journal

Trump says he is opposed to aides testifying to Congress  Akron Beacon Journal

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he is opposed to current and former White House aides providing testimony to congressional panels ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 1:38 am


Ohio ranks 47th in federal public health funding, report finds - Akron Beacon Journal

Ohio ranks 47th in federal public health funding, report finds  Akron Beacon Journal

Ohio is 47th among states when it comes to public health funding received from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a new report found.

Published on 24 April 2019 | 1:34 am


Regional news briefs: April 24, 2019 - News - Akron Beacon Journal

Regional news briefs: April 24, 2019 - News  Akron Beacon Journal

ALLIANCEBoy, 9, head-butts teacher, kicks principal in groinAn elementary school student head-butted his teacher and kicked his principal in the groin after ...

Published on 24 April 2019 | 12:11 am


Catherine Rampell: Trump jilts Japan. Now hes jealous - Akron Beacon Journal

Catherine Rampell: Trump jilts Japan. Now hes jealous  Akron Beacon Journal

NEW YORK — What a jerk you were to let me dump you.That's the message the Trump administration is sending to some of our closest allies and most important ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:30 pm


New York Times story details unresolved sordid lawsuits against Sterling Jewelers - Akron Beacon Journal

New York Times story details unresolved sordid lawsuits against Sterling Jewelers  Akron Beacon Journal

The New York Times has a lengthy magazine article detailing sexual harassment and discrimination cases going back decades filed by female employees at ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:24 pm


Business news briefs, April 24: Goodyear names new executives - Akron Beacon Journal

Business news briefs, April 24: Goodyear names new executives  Akron Beacon Journal

TIRESGoodyear namesnew executivesThe Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has named a new general counsel and secretary.The Akron-based company ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:18 pm


Mother blames Summa for daughters suicide - Akron Beacon Journal

Mother blames Summa for daughters suicide  Akron Beacon Journal

Alarms blared inside the locked, fifth-floor psychiatric unit at Summa St. Thomas Hospital at 6 a.m. on Oct. 13, 2017.A male nurse told McKenzie Crouse — an ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:17 pm


Young basketball players coming from across world to Akron this weekend for Dru Joyce Classic - cleveland.com

Young basketball players coming from across world to Akron this weekend for Dru Joyce Classic  cleveland.com

Thousands of young basketball players and their coaches, families and spectators will convene in Akron this weekend for the annual, three-day Dru Joyce ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:43 pm


Art Exhibits: Joe Vitone - Family Records at Akron Art Museum - Akron Beacon Journal

Art Exhibits: Joe Vitone - Family Records at Akron Art Museum  Akron Beacon Journal

ART EXHIBITS Joe Vitone: Family Records: Opens Saturday and runs through Oct. 27 at the Akron Art Museum, 1 S. High St. Also, Mernet Larsen: The Ordinary, ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:13 pm


Classical: UA Spring Opera 'Doctor Miracle' - Entertainment & Life - Akron Beacon Journal

Classical: UA Spring Opera 'Doctor Miracle' - Entertainment & Life  Akron Beacon Journal

CLASSICAL Cleveland Orchestra presents Debussy & Scriabin: 7:30 p.m. Thursday and 8 p.m. Saturday, Severance Hall, 11001 Euclid Ave., Cleveland.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:11 pm


Theater: Ohio Shakespeare Festival's '1776' - Entertainment & Life - Akron Beacon Journal

Theater: Ohio Shakespeare Festival's '1776' - Entertainment & Life  Akron Beacon Journal

THEATER College of Wooster's Opera and Lyric Theatre Workshop: (Gault Recital Hall, Scheide Music Center, 525 E. University St., Wooster; 330-263-2419) ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:11 pm


ETC: Astronomy Club of Akron hosts Dr. Geoffrey Landis, Bruce Winges to speak at Summit Artspace - Akron Beacon Journal

ETC: Astronomy Club of Akron hosts Dr. Geoffrey Landis, Bruce Winges to speak at Summit Artspace  Akron Beacon Journal

ETC Kent State's May 4 Visitors Center “Bill: An All-American Boy”: The Kent State May 4 Visitors Center presents “Bill: An All-American Boy” an exhibit to ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 10:10 pm


About the Green law director candidates - Akron Beacon Journal

About the Green law director candidates  Akron Beacon Journal

1. Lisa DeanPersonal: 49. Married with six children and six grandchildren. Lived in Green for seven years.Education: Law degree from Cleveland-Marshall ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:52 pm


Jobless rate falls in Summit County - Akron Beacon Journal

Jobless rate falls in Summit County  Akron Beacon Journal

Summit County's unemployment rate fell in March.The county's rate was 4.3 percent last month, down from 4.9 percent in February and 5 percent in March 2018, ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:40 pm


Green law director hopefuls disagree whether post should be elected - Akron Beacon Journal

Green law director hopefuls disagree whether post should be elected  Akron Beacon Journal

The six attorneys competing in the May primary to be Green's first elected law director don't agree on whether the position should be elected or appointed.Daniel ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:36 pm


Akron Middle School Students to Benefit from $500000 Grant - WKSU News

Akron Middle School Students to Benefit from $500000 Grant  WKSU News

Akron Public Schools has been awarded a $500000 grant to help prepare its middle schools, as the district rolls out its College & Career Academies .

Published on 23 April 2019 | 9:35 pm


DeWine backs saving Ohio nuclear plants amid opposition - Akron Beacon Journal

DeWine backs saving Ohio nuclear plants amid opposition  Akron Beacon Journal

As green energy groups lined up this morning in a House subcommittee to oppose a clean air and nuclear bailout bill, Gov. Mike DeWine is throwing his support ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:41 pm


Akron police work to ID church break-in suspect - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Akron police work to ID church break-in suspect  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio-- The Akron Police Department is investigating a break-in at a church. A man broke the side door window at Faith Temple Church on Sylvan ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 8:21 pm


Stark County elementary school demolished - Akron Beacon Journal

Stark County elementary school demolished  Akron Beacon Journal

PLAIN TWP. — Demolition of the former Edgefield Elementary School began Monday.Shortly after 8 a.m., workers with Ray Bertolini Trucking of Akron began ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 7:31 pm


Ohio State study: Rainy weather = bad restaurant reviews - Akron Beacon Journal

Ohio State study: Rainy weather = bad restaurant reviews  Akron Beacon Journal

Karen Carpenter nailed it. Rainy days — and Mondays — do get us down.A new study by The Ohio State University says people are more likely to have a ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 5:52 pm


Morning Headlines: Ohio Home Sales Plummet, Akron to Continue Great Streets Initiative - WKSU News

Morning Headlines: Ohio Home Sales Plummet, Akron to Continue Great Streets Initiative  WKSU News

Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, April 23: Ohio home sales plummet; Akron to continue Great Streets Initiative; Pro Football Hall of Fame askes.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 11:57 am


Binghamton Rumble Ponies bury Akron RubberDucks, 16-3 - cleveland.com

Binghamton Rumble Ponies bury Akron RubberDucks, 16-3  cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio — Binghamton had no troubles Monday night at Canal Park, racking up 17 hits and rolling to a 16-3 win over the RubberDucks at Canal Park.

Published on 23 April 2019 | 2:29 am


Make the Grade: Meet Isaiah Ridenour, a Kid with Character - Akron Beacon Journal

Make the Grade: Meet Isaiah Ridenour, a Kid with Character  Akron Beacon Journal

School: Spring Hill Elementary. School district: Springfield. Residence: Akron. Age: 9. Parent: Cecily Lane. Related *content*. Make the Grade: Meet Maia Farrar, ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 1:18 am


People in the news: Jenna Bush Hager, Prince - Akron Beacon Journal

People in the news: Jenna Bush Hager, Prince  Akron Beacon Journal

Jenna Bush Hager pregnant with third child"Today" show co-anchor Jenna Bush Hager is pregnant with her third child.The 37-year-old journalist shared the ...

Published on 23 April 2019 | 12:01 am


Practical nurse indicted in Kent patients death - Akron Beacon Journal

Practical nurse indicted in Kent patients death  Akron Beacon Journal

Dana K. Jones, 40, of Gurley Circle in Akron, pleaded not guilty Monday to two counts of involuntary manslaughter, each a third-degree felony, and two ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:06 pm


Akron teen arrested after stabbing man who was attacking his mother, police say - cleveland.com

Akron teen arrested after stabbing man who was attacking his mother, police say  cleveland.com

A 15-year-old boy and a 45-year-old man were arrested Friday after a domestic fight at an Akron home, according to police.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:42 pm


Akron Against Cancer to Host Annual Relay For Life - The Buchtelite

Akron Against Cancer to Host Annual Relay For Life  The Buchtelite

As a crowd holding glow sticks sits and listens to an Akron Against Cancer representative speak on stage, relationships between immediate family, extended ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:36 pm


Dru Joyces annual youth basketball tournament continues to boost Akron economy - Akron Beacon Journal

Dru Joyces annual youth basketball tournament continues to boost Akron economy  Akron Beacon Journal

The Dru Joyce Classic has changed over the years, but its economic impact on Akron and the surrounding area has remained consistent since its inception.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 9:28 pm


Akron announces Great Streets initiatives for 2019 - cleveland.com

Akron announces Great Streets initiatives for 2019  cleveland.com

Mayor Dan Horrigan released the city's plans to continue the Great Streets Initiative that began last year as a way to offer businesses revolving loans, or grants ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:31 pm


Akron woman indicted in 2017 Kent death - Record-Courier

Akron woman indicted in 2017 Kent death  Record-Courier

Dana K. Jones, 40, of 1405 Gurley Circle, Akron, pleaded not guilty on Monday to two counts of involuntary manslaughter, each a third-degree felony, and two ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 8:05 pm


Rumble Ponies Head to Akron as Road Trip Continues - wnbf.com

Rumble Ponies Head to Akron as Road Trip Continues  wnbf.com

Following an off day on Easter Sunday the Binghamton Rumble Ponies resume their road trip with the first of three straight games in Akron against the ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 6:07 pm


Want to buy a home in the suburbs? Cleveland and Akron are great places to do it - Crain's Cleveland Business

Want to buy a home in the suburbs? Cleveland and Akron are great places to do it  Crain's Cleveland Business

Cleveland has the nation's strongest suburban housing market and Akron is in the top 10, according to a Realtor.com index based on factors including inventory ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:37 pm


Missing boy, 2, with autism found safe in neighbors car in Green - Akron Beacon Journal

Missing boy, 2, with autism found safe in neighbors car in Green  Akron Beacon Journal

GREEN — A 2-year-old autistic boy who disappeared from his home for several hours was found safe Monday morning in a car inside a neighbor's garage.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 11:00 am


Morning Headlines: State Wants Tattoo Artists to be Licensed, Downtown Akron I-76 Ramp Closes - WKSU News

Morning Headlines: State Wants Tattoo Artists to be Licensed, Downtown Akron I-76 Ramp Closes  WKSU News

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, April 22: State wants tattoo artists to be licensed Bill to change learner's permit requirements; More closures.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 10:10 am


Sad Planets: Akron, Ohio | Review - Pitchfork

Sad Planets: Akron, Ohio | Review  Pitchfork

The Black Keys' Patrick Carney and longtime indie-rock journeyman John Petkovic team up on a graceless, unsubtle pastiche of rock'n'roll indulgence.

Published on 22 April 2019 | 5:00 am


Monday looks great, but showers on the way: Cleveland, Akron weather - cleveland.com

Monday looks great, but showers on the way: Cleveland, Akron weather  cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — The work week starts on Monday, so of course an ideal spring day arrives in the Cleveland and Akron areas. Forecasts are calling for ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 4:23 am


Businesses prepare for Howe Avenue construction - Akron Beacon Journal

Businesses prepare for Howe Avenue construction  Akron Beacon Journal

CUYAHOGA FALLS — Businesses along Howe Avenue want shoppers to know they'll still be open.During the year-and-a-half-long, $5.9 million project to ...

Published on 22 April 2019 | 12:41 am


People: Akrons Patrick Carney of Black Keys weds Michelle Branch; queen celebrates Easter birthday - Akron Beacon Journal

People: Akrons Patrick Carney of Black Keys weds Michelle Branch; queen celebrates Easter birthday  Akron Beacon Journal

Akron's Patrick Carneymarries Michelle BranchPatrick Carney of The Black Keys and Michelle Branch are married.The Grammy-winning musicians tied the knot ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 9:01 pm


OKAPI Medical plans to land in Akron - Crain's Cleveland Business

OKAPI Medical plans to land in Akron  Crain's Cleveland Business

From Crain's Akron Business: The new company, founded by two Northeast Ohio medical-device industry veterans, seeks to develop more flexible bandages for ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 5:30 pm


Akron's Metisentry starts to make a push into investments - Crain's Cleveland Business

Akron's Metisentry starts to make a push into investments  Crain's Cleveland Business

From Crain's Akron Business: The software development firm's founder, Marling Engle, says he's building a network of area investors to put money into local ...

Published on 21 April 2019 | 8:00 am


Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger transported from Akron attacks at Topeka Zoo - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Zookeeper hospitalized after tiger transported from Akron attacks at Topeka Zoo  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

TOPEKA, Kan. — City officials say a tiger mauled a zookeeper at the Topeka Zoo in northeastern Kansas. The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the incident ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 8:18 pm


ODOT to close major highway ramp in Akron on Monday - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

ODOT to close major highway ramp in Akron on Monday  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio -- A major highway ramp in Akron will be closing next week, making travel a little trickier for those living in the area. The Ohio Department of ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 5:47 pm


2019 College Football Rankings: No. 127 Akron counts on new coach to jump-start Zips - Orlando Sentinel

2019 College Football Rankings: No. 127 Akron counts on new coach to jump-start Zips  Orlando Sentinel

The Akron Zips are rebuilding under new coach Tom Arth and ranked No. 127 in the Orlando Sentinel 2019 preseason college football rankings.

Published on 20 April 2019 | 2:00 pm


Poverty study author sees Akron on Detroits path of decline - Akron Beacon Journal

Poverty study author sees Akron on Detroits path of decline  Akron Beacon Journal

Planning director says city is working to reverse trend of collapsing neighborhoods, continuing to develop new tools for urban renewal. The author of a study on ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 1:12 am


Plight of migrants remembered in Akron at Good Friday service - Akron Beacon Journal

Plight of migrants remembered in Akron at Good Friday service  Akron Beacon Journal

They gathered in Akron on Friday on the most solemn day of the year for Christians.The Good Friday Stations of the Cross at St. Bernard Catholic Church was ...

Published on 20 April 2019 | 12:14 am


Circular building being torn down in Cuyahoga Falls - Akron Beacon Journal

Circular building being torn down in Cuyahoga Falls  Akron Beacon Journal

CUYAHOGA FALLS — The circular building with its unusual design on Portage Trail is being demolished, but the land owner said he does not have any specific ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 7:05 pm


Akron commuters beware: major downtown exit ramp closing Monday - cleveland.com

Akron commuters beware: major downtown exit ramp closing Monday  cleveland.com

The Ohio Department of Transportation is closing a major interchange and intersection in downtown Akron for two weeks starting Monday.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 5:25 pm


Gunman opens fire on Akron street where woman, 79, was shot in March - Akron Beacon Journal

Gunman opens fire on Akron street where woman, 79, was shot in March  Akron Beacon Journal

About a month after a 79-year-old woman was shot in the head while driving to her West Crosier Street home, a shooter Thursday afternoon opened fire on a ...

Published on 19 April 2019 | 4:30 pm


Akron youth sports legend Jerry Rowland dies at 69 - News 5 Cleveland

Akron youth sports legend Jerry Rowland dies at 69  News 5 Cleveland

An early mentor of LeBron James and Akron youth sports Legend Jerry Rowland has died at the age of 69, according to Ohio.com.

Published on 19 April 2019 | 12:42 pm


Signets CEO talks transformation at Akron Roundtable - Akron Beacon Journal

Signets CEO talks transformation at Akron Roundtable  Akron Beacon Journal

Signet Jewelers continues to transform itself to meet changing consumer needs, the jewelry retailer's chief executive told an Akron audience.That transformation ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:36 pm


Akron man files lawsuit after being blocked from councilman’s Facebook page - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Akron man files lawsuit after being blocked from councilman’s Facebook page  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio -- An Akron man is suing Councilman Donnie Kammer for violating his first amendment rights after being blocked from posting on the councilman's ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 9:11 pm


Mother says Chapel Hill Christian School kicked out kids because shes unmarried, they have different fathers - Akron Beacon Journal

Mother says Chapel Hill Christian School kicked out kids because shes unmarried, they have different fathers  Akron Beacon Journal

An Akron mother says a Christian school in Cuyahoga Falls kicked out her two children because she's not married and her kids have different fathers.Summer ...

Published on 18 April 2019 | 12:21 pm


Kyle Kutuchief: Small wins bring big change to Akron - Akron Beacon Journal

Kyle Kutuchief: Small wins bring big change to Akron  Akron Beacon Journal

Can you feel it? No, not the jackhammers of Main Street construction. I'm talking about the comeback of the city of Akron. We are at a tipping point: one taking us ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 11:30 pm


Man shoots video of mystery animal in Akron turtle pond - News 5 Cleveland

Man shoots video of mystery animal in Akron turtle pond  News 5 Cleveland

Does Akron have its own Loch Ness Monster? An Akron man is seeking answers after he shot video of what appears to be an animal in the Little Turtle Pond in ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 9:31 pm


Self-defense claim fails, jury finds Akron man guilty of murder - Akron Beacon Journal

Self-defense claim fails, jury finds Akron man guilty of murder  Akron Beacon Journal

A Summit County jury didn't buy Andre Warren's self-defense claim in the shooting death of the man he claims was his nemesis.After deliberating for 10 hours, ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 9:07 pm


Mom of Akron toddler who died out in cold released early from prison - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Mom of Akron toddler who died out in cold released early from prison  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio-- The mother of a 2-year-old Akron girl who died outside in the cold has been released from prison. Tierra Williams, 24, pleaded guilty to ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 8:35 pm


Akron men sentenced in shooting death of 59-year-old man - WKYC.com

Akron men sentenced in shooting death of 59-year-old man  WKYC.com

An Akron man was sentenced to life in prison for the shooting death of a 59-year-old man in Summit County Common Pleas Court Wednesday. 59-year-old ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 8:05 pm


Lawsuit filed over former Akron teacher who had sexual relationship with student - cleveland.com

Lawsuit filed over former Akron teacher who had sexual relationship with student  cleveland.com

A former Akron teacher convicted of carrying on a years-long sexual relationship with a student – that included obtaining partial custody of him and having his ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 8:02 pm


Akron boy gets superhero sendoff for open heart surgery - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Akron boy gets superhero sendoff for open heart surgery  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio-- A student at Coventry Elementary School is getting a superhero sendoff before open heart surgery. Mason Dinger will undergo his third heart ...

Published on 17 April 2019 | 3:09 pm


Akron grad transfer Utomi headed to USC - ESPN

Akron grad transfer Utomi headed to USC  ESPN

Akron graduate transfer Daniel Utomi announced his commitment to USC in a tweet Tuesday. He is the Trojans' third graduate transfer addition this offseason.

Published on 17 April 2019 | 12:27 am


Former abused student sues teacher, Akron, Tallmadge schools - Akron Beacon Journal

Former abused student sues teacher, Akron, Tallmadge schools  Akron Beacon Journal

A former Akron and Tallmadge student who fathered a child with his teacher during a yearslong relationship filed a lawsuit this week against the teacher, the two ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 10:09 pm


Akron man sues after getting blocked from city councilman's official Facebook page - cleveland.com

Akron man sues after getting blocked from city councilman's official Facebook page  cleveland.com

A man is suing Akron City Councilman Donnie Kammer in federal court, accusing the Ward 7 councilman of infringing on the man's rights to free speech and due ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 9:06 pm


Suspect wanted for shooting at vehicles in Akron - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Suspect wanted for shooting at vehicles in Akron  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio-- The Akron Police Department is searching for a man it says is armed and dangerous. Officers were called to Murray Avenue near East ...

Published on 16 April 2019 | 5:02 pm


Fight over hot dog leads to wild brawl caught on video at Akron gas station - News 5 Cleveland

Fight over hot dog leads to wild brawl caught on video at Akron gas station  News 5 Cleveland

A fight over hot dogs at an Akron Speedway gas station Saturday night led to a wild brawl caught on video.

Published on 16 April 2019 | 4:18 pm


This is Akron: Hopeful Signs Emerging in Akron's Economy - WKSU News

This is Akron: Hopeful Signs Emerging in Akron's Economy  WKSU News

Marlene Denholm and Brooke Kennamore get a firsthand look at ongoing Akron economic development. That's because they have a true front-row seat to the.

Published on 15 April 2019 | 9:31 am


Summit County Council passes Tobacco 21 ordinance - Akron Beacon Journal

Summit County Council passes Tobacco 21 ordinance  Akron Beacon Journal

Summit County businesses in the county's nine townships will no longer be able to sell tobacco products to anyone under 21.Summit County Council on Monday ...

Published on 15 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Local history: Jeopardy! host was Akron radio star - Akron Beacon Journal

Local history: Jeopardy! host was Akron radio star  Akron Beacon Journal

Answer: The original host of the TV game show “Jeopardy!”Question: Who was Art Fleming?Cue the music: “Doo-deee-doo-doo. Doo-deee-doo.”Long before ...

Published on 14 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron Canton News Univ. of Akron suing over 'catastrophic' failure at stadium Bob Jones 12:51 - News 5 Cleveland

Akron Canton News Univ. of Akron suing over 'catastrophic' failure at stadium Bob Jones 12:51  News 5 Cleveland

The University of Akron has filed a lawsuit for "catastrophic and consistent failure of the railing systems" at the stadium.

Published on 12 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron wrestling coach on leave following allegations of inappropriate relationship with student - News 5 Cleveland

Akron wrestling coach on leave following allegations of inappropriate relationship with student  News 5 Cleveland

A wrestling coach from St. Vincent-St. Mary High School in Akron has been placed on unpaid administrative leave following allegations he had an inappropriate ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Suspect in Akron murder-suicide was a Twinsburg firefighter, seen playing with kids the day before - cleveland.com

Suspect in Akron murder-suicide was a Twinsburg firefighter, seen playing with kids the day before  cleveland.com

A man suspected of fatally shooting his girlfriend before turning the gun on himself early Thursday in Akron was a firefighter and paramedic with the Twinsburg ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Police: Akron man claims he robbed to pay off student loans - Akron Beacon Journal

Police: Akron man claims he robbed to pay off student loans  Akron Beacon Journal

CLEVELAND — Police say an Akron man suspected of several robberies in Akron and Cuyahoga Falls told them that he needed money to pay off student loans ...

Published on 11 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Work begins on cybersecurity training site at the University of Akron - News 5 Cleveland

Work begins on cybersecurity training site at the University of Akron  News 5 Cleveland

Northeast Ohio is joining the front lines of cybersecurity, as work begins on a new training site for computer professionals at the University of Akron.

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Owner of pit bulls faces 21 charges after attacks - News 5 Cleveland

Owner of pit bulls faces 21 charges after attacks  News 5 Cleveland

An Akron woman with a history of failing to control her pit bulls is facing a slew of new charges after her dogs bit several people during unprovoked attacks.

Published on 9 April 2019 | 7:00 am


‘It’s like wild, wild west’: Some Akron residents living in fear after more stray bullets hit cars, homes - fox8.com

‘It’s like wild, wild west’: Some Akron residents living in fear after more stray bullets hit cars, homes  fox8.com

AKRON, Ohio- The rash of shootings that began earlier this year in Akron continued once again over the weekend. According to Akron police, a man was taken ...

Published on 9 April 2019 | 2:49 am


Digging in downtown Akron unearths remnants of the city's streetcar era - News 5 Cleveland

Digging in downtown Akron unearths remnants of the city's streetcar era  News 5 Cleveland

Road construction crews unearthed a piece of Akron history last week while digging on West Exchange Street near Akron Children's Hospital, according to ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Operator, leaders search for options for Chapel Hill Mall - Akron Beacon Journal

Operator, leaders search for options for Chapel Hill Mall  Akron Beacon Journal

Chapel Hill Mall operator Mike Kohan said Monday he's open to just about any idea to ink new tenants at the Akron mall, including a tattoo parlor.In a phone ...

Published on 8 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Crime and gunfire leave Akron residents shaken - Akron Beacon Journal

Crime and gunfire leave Akron residents shaken  Akron Beacon Journal

Jackie Easley feels a deepening dread every Thursday."It's the weekend, and I wonder who's going to get shot and killed now," said Easley, 59, who lives in ...

Published on 6 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Bob Dyer: Time to merge UA and KSU? - Akron Beacon Journal

Bob Dyer: Time to merge UA and KSU?  Akron Beacon Journal

I don't know Connie Drennon, but she is a brave woman, indeed.The Fairlawn resident recently asked me to float the idea of combining the University of Akron ...

Published on 6 April 2019 | 7:00 am


2 middle school students arrested after authorities find toy gun - News 5 Cleveland

2 middle school students arrested after authorities find toy gun  News 5 Cleveland

Two students at an Akron middle school were arrested Friday morning following rumors of a gun on campus.

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Downtown construction unexpected ingredient in restaurant operators business - Akron Beacon Journal

Downtown construction unexpected ingredient in restaurant operators business  Akron Beacon Journal

Simone Caldwell carries out a tray of jerk chicken from the kitchen and gingerly slides it into the oven at her Pots and Pans Jamaican Cuisine restaurant in ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Police called after Akron councilman confronts parents picking up students - Akron Beacon Journal

Police called after Akron councilman confronts parents picking up students  Akron Beacon Journal

City Councilman Bruce Kilby squeezed into Holly Holland's driveway, the tailgate of his white pickup not quite off the street.But there was nowhere else to park.

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron man found guilty in connection to fatal April shooting - News 5 Cleveland

Akron man found guilty in connection to fatal April shooting  News 5 Cleveland

An Akron man was found guilty on all counts in connection to a deadly shooting in April 2018, according to the Summit County Prosecutor's Office.

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


U.S. Marshals arrest Akron man accused of murder - cleveland.com

U.S. Marshals arrest Akron man accused of murder  cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio -- A U.S Marshals task force has arrested an Akron fugitive wanted in connection with the shooting death of an Akron man. The Northern Ohio ...

Published on 5 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron man takes gun from home invaders, chases them off - cleveland.com

Akron man takes gun from home invaders, chases them off  cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio — A man managed to fight off three home invaders, police say, eventually taking a gun from one of them and chasing them out of the residence.

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Authorities identify victim of Akron shooting - Akron Beacon Journal

Authorities identify victim of Akron shooting  Akron Beacon Journal

A man who died Sunday in Akron after being shot multiple times in the chest has been identified as 22-year-old Kaleem Primm.He died of gunshot wounds to the ...

Published on 4 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Police: West Akron man fends off home invaders after wrestling away gun - Akron Beacon Journal

Police: West Akron man fends off home invaders after wrestling away gun  Akron Beacon Journal

A 31-year-old West Akron man Tuesday afternoon reported he fought off a trio of home invaders who came into his home carrying a handgun and a sledge ...

Published on 3 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Man wounded in leg in Akron shooting, police say - cleveland.com

Man wounded in leg in Akron shooting, police say  cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio — Police say a man was wounded in the leg Sunday night in a shooting in the West Akron neighborhood. Officers were called to the 500 block of ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


Man accused of firing shots at women after fight in Akron bar - cleveland.com

Man accused of firing shots at women after fight in Akron bar  cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio — A suspect has been arrested after police say shots were fired during a fight at a bar in the North Hill neighborhood. Kevin L. Cook, 36, of Akron, ...

Published on 2 April 2019 | 7:00 am


2 men fatally shot in separate incidents Sunday in Akron - Akron Beacon Journal

2 men fatally shot in separate incidents Sunday in Akron  Akron Beacon Journal

Two men were shot to death Sunday night in Akron in separate incidents, with a suspect identified in one of the shootings, the Summit County Medical Examiner ...

Published on 1 April 2019 | 7:00 am


This Is Akron: How To Flip Akron's Distressed Housing Market - WKSU News

This Is Akron: How To Flip Akron's Distressed Housing Market  WKSU News

She's staring down six expensive years in medical school, and he's working part-time before graduating this summer with a degree in construction management.

Published on 31 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron wants to build population with new home construction - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron wants to build population with new home construction  Akron Beacon Journal

Bhakta Rizal loves his North Hill community, where he bumps into people who speak his language at grocery stores that cater to other Bhutanese immigrants ...

Published on 31 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Housing is a hundred-year storm in Akron - Akron Beacon Journal

Housing is a hundred-year storm in Akron  Akron Beacon Journal

Now that 20 homes are gone, there's a clear view of Sandra Saulsberry's back porch from any of the public bus stops on Miller Avenue, which runs from Summit ...

Published on 30 March 2019 | 7:00 am


How to flip Akrons distressed housing market - Akron Beacon Journal

How to flip Akrons distressed housing market  Akron Beacon Journal

She's staring down six expensive years in medical school and he's working part time before graduating this summer with a degree in construction management ...

Published on 30 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron to lose one of its two refugee resettlement agencies after federal cutback in admissions - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron to lose one of its two refugee resettlement agencies after federal cutback in admissions  Akron Beacon Journal

One of two refugee resettlement agencies in Akron is closing, after helping more than 400 immigrants start a new life in the area.The 4-year-old Akron office of ...

Published on 29 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron man pleads guilty to killing woman, burying remains in backyard - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Akron man pleads guilty to killing woman, burying remains in backyard  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio-- An Akron man accused of killing a woman appeared in Summit County Common Pleas Court on Wednesday. David Callaghan, 53, pleaded ...

Published on 27 March 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron man accused of assaulting, abducting girlfriend tried to evade arrest by jumping into Springfield Lake, police say - cleveland.com

Akron man accused of assaulting, abducting girlfriend tried to evade arrest by jumping into Springfield Lake, police say  cleveland.com

Paul Messenger, 23, is charged with aggravated burglary, abduction and felonious assault in connection with a March 16 incident in East Akron, according to ...

Published on 25 March 2019 | 7:00 am








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