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Akron man shot in leg after answering knock at door in Middlebury - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron man shot in leg after answering knock at door in Middlebury  Akron Beacon Journal

A 33-year-old Akron man was expected to survive after being shot in the leg by someone who knocked on his door.Police said the incident happened sometime ...

Published on 20 July 2019 | 3:10 am


Akron native, a classmate of Judith Resnik, played role in Apollo 11 mission - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron native, a classmate of Judith Resnik, played role in Apollo 11 mission  Akron Beacon Journal

Akron native Everett Stonebraker grew up during the heady days of the space race between the United States and Soviet Union.From his home on Redwood ...

Published on 20 July 2019 | 2:26 am


Brooks' triple leads Akron to 4-3 win over Binghamton - Arizona Daily Star

Brooks' triple leads Akron to 4-3 win over Binghamton  Arizona Daily Star

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Trenton Brooks hit a three-run triple in the fifth inning, leading the Akron RubberDucks to a 4-3 win over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies on ...

Published on 20 July 2019 | 2:10 am


Regional news briefs, July 20: South Akron fatal shooting victim identified - Akron Beacon Journal

Regional news briefs, July 20: South Akron fatal shooting victim identified  Akron Beacon Journal

AKRON. Authorities name man. killed in home shooting. The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office has identified a man shot to death Wednesday night in ...

Published on 20 July 2019 | 2:10 am


Akron ranked in top 10 cities in US for heartworm disease - News 5 Cleveland

Akron ranked in top 10 cities in US for heartworm disease  News 5 Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio — Pet owners beware, heartworm disease rates are on the rise and one city in Northeast Ohio has one of the highest increases in the country.

Published on 20 July 2019 | 1:33 am


Akron Hosts 82nd All-American Annual Soap Box Derby - WKSU News

Akron Hosts 82nd All-American Annual Soap Box Derby  WKSU News

Akron is hosting its 82nd annual All-American Soap Box Derby Saturday, where more than 400 competitors will race for college scholarships. The event at Derby ...

Published on 20 July 2019 | 12:11 am


Business news briefs: July 20, 2019 - News - Akron Beacon Journal

Business news briefs: July 20, 2019 - News  Akron Beacon Journal

RETAILJ.C. Penney deniesexploring restructuring J.C. Penney, looking to soothe rattled investors, said Friday it hasn't hired any advisers to prepare for an ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 11:35 pm


Heres the new Big Mac of Ohios McDonalds franchisees - Akron Beacon Journal

Heres the new Big Mac of Ohios McDonalds franchisees  Akron Beacon Journal

Ohio's largest McDonald's franchise operation calls Stark County home. Tomtreyco, based in Lake Township, has the lead in Ohio with 30 restaurants in the ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 10:11 pm


Akron man pleads not guilty in shooting death of a Wooster man - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron man pleads not guilty in shooting death of a Wooster man  Akron Beacon Journal

A 26-year-old Akron man pleaded not guilty Friday in the shooting death of a Wooster man during a video arraignment in Summit County Common Pleas Court.

Published on 19 July 2019 | 10:01 pm


Akrons Goodyear Aerospace was instrumental in Apollo 11 mission - Akron Beacon Journal

Akrons Goodyear Aerospace was instrumental in Apollo 11 mission  Akron Beacon Journal

Akron ingenuity helped take astronauts to the moon and back.Fifty years ago, Goodyear Aerospace Corp. was instrumental in the success of the Apollo 11 ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 9:45 pm


Akron brothers found guilty for gunning down innocent bystanders during apparent gang initiation - Cleveland 19 News

Akron brothers found guilty for gunning down innocent bystanders during apparent gang initiation  Cleveland 19 News

Two Akron men could spend the rest of their lives behind bars after a jury found them guilty in a pair of deadly shootings.

Published on 19 July 2019 | 9:43 pm


Former University of Akron stars take different routes to sustained success on court - Akron Beacon Journal

Former University of Akron stars take different routes to sustained success on court  Akron Beacon Journal

Athletic success post-college typically is measured by achievement in pro leagues on American soil.But several former University of Akron basketball players ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 9:35 pm


Things to do July 20: Corn festival; Geekfest at Akron library; Johnny Cash tribute - Akron Beacon Journal

Things to do July 20: Corn festival; Geekfest at Akron library; Johnny Cash tribute  Akron Beacon Journal

Pass the butter: The Lodi Area Chamber of Commerce's 38th annual Sweet Corn Festival is all day Saturday. The event includes food, a 5K run, entertainment, ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 9:21 pm


Rubber City Comics in downtown Akron gets new owner - Akron Beacon Journal

Rubber City Comics in downtown Akron gets new owner  Akron Beacon Journal

Forsooth, downtown Akron's comic book store has a new owner.Rubber City Comics, located on East Mill Street across from the John S. Knight Center, ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 8:33 pm


Car crashes into Akron Art Museum glass facade - cleveland.com

Car crashes into Akron Art Museum glass facade  cleveland.com

No one was seriously hurt when an SUV crashed into the front of the Akron Art Museum on Friday afternoon, according to the museum.

Published on 19 July 2019 | 7:03 pm


New book explores the history of Miami Valley breweries - Akron Beacon Journal

New book explores the history of Miami Valley breweries  Akron Beacon Journal

Timothy R. Gaffney learned quite a bit while researching his new book "Dayton Beer: A History in the Miami Valley."First and foremost, he discovered that ... well ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 6:32 pm


Animals at Akron Zoo keep cool in extreme heat - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Animals at Akron Zoo keep cool in extreme heat  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio-- The staff at the Akron Zoo is taking extra steps to make sure animals and people are staying cool during the heat wave. Animals have sprinklers ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 5:57 pm


Niagara County may be next stop for Bank of Akron - Buffalo Business First - Buffalo Business First

Niagara County may be next stop for Bank of Akron - Buffalo Business First  Buffalo Business First

Bank of Akron has filed a notice with regulators to open a branch in Wilson in Niagara County.

Published on 19 July 2019 | 4:44 pm


Photos: Photos: Beating the heat in Northeast Ohio - Akron Beacon Journal

Photos: Photos: Beating the heat in Northeast Ohio  Akron Beacon Journal

Dominic Jackson, left, and Donell Council, rear, go after the football as Kamareon Jackson, right, watches during a game of catch at Perkins Woods Pool on ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 2:28 pm


Annual EarthQuaker Day Celebration to Shake Things Up in Akron Aug. 3 - Cleveland Scene

Annual EarthQuaker Day Celebration to Shake Things Up in Akron Aug. 3  Cleveland Scene

The folks at the Akron-based, hand-crafted effects pedal manufacturer EarthQuaker Devices have just announced that they will celebrate EarthQuaker Day from ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 1:31 pm


Authorities identify victim shot to death in Akron - Akron Beacon Journal

Authorities identify victim shot to death in Akron  Akron Beacon Journal

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office has identified a man shot to death Wednesday night in South Akron as Stephen Williams, 62, of Akron.

Published on 19 July 2019 | 11:04 am


FOX 8’s Own Lil John is masked singer at Akron RubberDucks game - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

FOX 8’s Own Lil John is masked singer at Akron RubberDucks game  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio -- The Masked Singer was quite a hit on Fox last season and Thursday night the Akron RubberDucks brought the show's fun to their stands.

Published on 19 July 2019 | 3:00 am


Plant Lovers Almanac: Buying locally grown produce stimulates the economy - Akron Beacon Journal

Plant Lovers Almanac: Buying locally grown produce stimulates the economy  Akron Beacon Journal

Although the growing season got off to a slow start, farmers' markets are filling up with locally produced bounty. If you haven't seen tomatoes or baby potatoes at ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 1:43 am


Akron church stunned after camera catches thieves stealing equipment: 'It's God's house' - WSBT-TV

Akron church stunned after camera catches thieves stealing equipment: 'It's God's house'  WSBT-TV

A search is underway to find the man and woman who robbed a church in Akron. They stole hundreds of dollars worth of audio and video equipment. Luckily, the ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 1:29 am


Murder trial of two Akron brothers hinges on believability of star witness - Akron Beacon Journal

Murder trial of two Akron brothers hinges on believability of star witness  Akron Beacon Journal

The case against Donyea and Orlando Tyus — Akron brothers accused of random shootings across Akron — hinges on whether the prosecution's star witness ...

Published on 19 July 2019 | 1:21 am


Mural project honors memory of teen gunned down in Akron - News 5 Cleveland

Mural project honors memory of teen gunned down in Akron  News 5 Cleveland

Dozens of Akron residents arrived last weekend to participate in a community mural project that memorializes a 15-year-old who was gunned down at a store.

Published on 18 July 2019 | 9:34 pm


Photo Exhibit Showcases Akron Native's 'Family Records' | Arts & Culture - ideastream

Photo Exhibit Showcases Akron Native's 'Family Records' | Arts & Culture  ideastream

Joe Vitone is a professor of photo-communications at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. Each summer he returns to Akron to spend time with his extended ...

Published on 18 July 2019 | 8:41 pm


What to know for the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron on Saturday - cleveland.com

What to know for the All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron on Saturday  cleveland.com

The 82nd annual FirstEnergy All-American Soap Box Derby is expected to be one of the “hottest” events of the year, with temperatures expected to be in the 90s.

Published on 18 July 2019 | 8:34 pm


Brother of Beanie Wells shot and killed in Akron - 247Sports

Brother of Beanie Wells shot and killed in Akron  247Sports

Joel Paul Wells, the older brother of former Ohio State running back Chris "Beanie" Wells, was reportedly shot to death in East Akron on Thursday morning.

Published on 18 July 2019 | 6:57 pm


Goodyear Half Marathon in Akron sells out - Crain's Cleveland Business

Goodyear Half Marathon in Akron sells out  Crain's Cleveland Business

Runners seem to love to hit the pavement in the Rubber City. The Aug. 10 Goodyear Half Marathon is sold out, race organizers announced Thursday, July 18.

Published on 18 July 2019 | 6:49 pm


Brother of former OSU star Beanie Wells shot and killed in Akron - NBC4i.com

Brother of former OSU star Beanie Wells shot and killed in Akron  NBC4i.com

AKRON, Ohio (WCMH) — Former Ohio State and NFL running back Beanie Wells is offering a $15000 reward for the arrest of the person who shot and killed his ...

Published on 18 July 2019 | 6:43 pm


$30,000 reward for info in murder of brother of ex-OSU standout Beanie Wells - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

$30,000 reward for info in murder of brother of ex-OSU standout Beanie Wells  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio-- The man shot and killed in Akron Thursday morning is the brother of former Ohio State football player Beanie Wells. Officers responded to the ...

Published on 18 July 2019 | 6:06 pm


Akron Ohio News - Annual dance festival celebrates founder - Akron Leader Publications

Akron Ohio News - Annual dance festival celebrates founder  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio The 13th annual Heinz Poll Dance Festival will feature a reimagined piece of one of Poll's original works that debuted...

Published on 18 July 2019 | 6:05 pm


Akron Ohio News - Akron Leader Publications

Akron Ohio News  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio At the July 15 meeting, members of Akron City Council moved to the consent agenda a lease-purchase agreement between the...

Published on 18 July 2019 | 6:05 pm


$35,000 reward offered for info after death of former NFL player's brother in Akron - News 5 Cleveland

$35,000 reward offered for info after death of former NFL player's brother in Akron  News 5 Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio — Akron police continue to search for leads and a possible getaway car after the brother of a former NFL running back was murdered Thursday ...

Published on 18 July 2019 | 3:11 pm


Tim Hortons opens new restaurant in Akron - WKYC.com

Tim Hortons opens new restaurant in Akron  WKYC.com

AKRON, Ohio — Get ready, Akron! Tim Hortons has arrived! The chain opened its first Summit County location this week at 637 Canton Road not too far from ...

Published on 18 July 2019 | 3:07 pm


Brother of former Ohio State RB Beanie Wells shot and killed in East Akron neighborhood - WKYC.com

Brother of former Ohio State RB Beanie Wells shot and killed in East Akron neighborhood  WKYC.com

AKRON, Ohio — A 31-year-old man is dead following a shooting in the East Akron neighborhood Thursday morning. Police say the victim was found lying in a ...

Published on 18 July 2019 | 2:01 pm


Waynesboro winners prepare for All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron - Staunton News Leader

Waynesboro winners prepare for All-American Soap Box Derby in Akron  Staunton News Leader

It's all downhill for Hannah Mullen and Alex Puckett as the two get ready for Akron's All-American Soap Box Derby Saturday.

Published on 18 July 2019 | 1:38 pm


Beating the heat: Bloodsicles, NWS issues warning, energy conservation, cooling centers and more - Akron Beacon Journal

Beating the heat: Bloodsicles, NWS issues warning, energy conservation, cooling centers and more  Akron Beacon Journal

Bloodsicles — blood-infused ice pops — are on the beat-the-heat menu Friday and Saturday for the big cats at the Akron Zoo.With temperatures crawling into ...

Published on 18 July 2019 | 1:22 pm


Akron Canton News 62-year-old man shot, killed in Akron Camryn Justice 8:35 AM - News 5 Cleveland

Akron Canton News 62-year-old man shot, killed in Akron Camryn Justice 8:35 AM  News 5 Cleveland

A man was shot and killed in Akron Wednesday evening, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner.

Published on 18 July 2019 | 12:35 pm


Akron boutique expands with new consignment shop - cleveland.com

Akron boutique expands with new consignment shop  cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio -- Allie M. Designs Boutique will offer even more styles with its new expansion called Allie's Attic. The consignment shop will open this Sunday.

Published on 18 July 2019 | 12:17 pm


Akron man fights to keep his father's killer in prison - News 5 Cleveland

Akron man fights to keep his father's killer in prison  News 5 Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio — On a cold January day in 1975, Al Parker pulled the trigger and shot Sidney Cohen through the heart. Screen Shot 2019-07-18 at 7.31.00 AM.

Published on 18 July 2019 | 11:43 am


Man found dead after Akron shooting - WKYC.com

Man found dead after Akron shooting  WKYC.com

AKRON, Ohio — A 62-year-old man is dead following a shooting Wednesday night. Officers discovered the victim dead at the scene around 8:30 p.m. in the 300 ...

Published on 18 July 2019 | 11:37 am


After amputation, Stow police officer returns to work - Akron Beacon Journal

After amputation, Stow police officer returns to work  Akron Beacon Journal

TALLMADGE — Joe Hepler didn't think it was that bad.The Stow police officer was cleaning out the gutters of his two-story Tallmadge home Oct. 26, 2017, when ...

Published on 17 July 2019 | 11:20 pm


Akron Children's Hospital, Stark State College partner up to get people back to school - News 5 Cleveland

Akron Children's Hospital, Stark State College partner up to get people back to school  News 5 Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio — A new program in Northeast Ohio aims to help people advance their education at no cost to them and help them get around any obstacles ...

Published on 17 July 2019 | 8:58 pm


FirstEnergy to remain title sponsor of Akron's Soap Box Derby through 2024 - cleveland.com

FirstEnergy to remain title sponsor of Akron's Soap Box Derby through 2024  cleveland.com

The All-American Soap Box Derby, held every year in Akron, announced Wednesday that FirstEnergy Corp. has extended its title partnership for five years.

Published on 17 July 2019 | 8:32 pm


Akron Zoo holds naming contest for snow leopard cub before her public debut - News 5 Cleveland

Akron Zoo holds naming contest for snow leopard cub before her public debut  News 5 Cleveland

The Akron Zoo is letting the public name its snow leopard cub in an online contest.

Published on 17 July 2019 | 5:50 pm


Akron extends hours at four community centers during excessive heat wave - cleveland.com

Akron extends hours at four community centers during excessive heat wave  cleveland.com

Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan has announced that city community centers will serve as “cooling centers” ahead of a heat wave that could bring heat index into the ...

Published on 17 July 2019 | 5:08 pm


Akron council focused on Walnut St. woes - EphrataReview.com

Akron council focused on Walnut St. woes  EphrataReview.com

Walnut Street concerns took up most of Akron borough council's regular meeting on July 8. Those concerns will be a big part of council's next meeting/work ...

Published on 17 July 2019 | 3:18 pm


Heat watch: Akron opening cooling centers, residents asked to conserve electricity - Akron Beacon Journal

Heat watch: Akron opening cooling centers, residents asked to conserve electricity  Akron Beacon Journal

Oppressive heat and humidity are on the way.The National Weather *Service* in Cleveland has issued an excessive heat watch for Friday afternoon through ...

Published on 17 July 2019 | 11:47 am


25 Akron and Summit County restaurants with the most food inspection violations in 2018-2019 - cleveland.com

25 Akron and Summit County restaurants with the most food inspection violations in 2018-2019  cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio - Here are the restaurants and retailers in Akron and elsewhere in Summit County that were cited for the most food inspection violations during the ...

Published on 17 July 2019 | 4:54 am


Remnants of Hurricane Barrys expected heavy rain already closes Akron roadway; heat wave to follow - Akron Beacon Journal

Remnants of Hurricane Barrys expected heavy rain already closes Akron roadway; heat wave to follow  Akron Beacon Journal

Things are about to get downright tropical in Northeast Ohio.The remnants of Hurricane Barry were expected to bring storms and rain starting Tuesday night ...

Published on 17 July 2019 | 1:58 am


Regional news briefs, July 17, 2019: Akron to celebrate community garden - Akron Beacon Journal

Regional news briefs, July 17, 2019: Akron to celebrate community garden  Akron Beacon Journal

AKRON. City to celebrate its. largest community garden. Akron Cooperative Farms is holding a public celebration from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Sammis ...

Published on 17 July 2019 | 12:04 am


Akron, Ohio man indicted on bank robbery charges - YourErie

Akron, Ohio man indicted on bank robbery charges  YourErie

A resident of Akron, Ohio has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on three charges related to bank robbery, United States Attorney Scott Brady ...

Published on 16 July 2019 | 10:19 pm


Akron police faced violent weekend with multiple shootings - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron police faced violent weekend with multiple shootings  Akron Beacon Journal

Akron police dealt with a violent weekend involving multiple shootings, including a man killed by gunfire in North Hill and a teenager shot in the face.

Published on 16 July 2019 | 9:27 pm


Akron Mayor Unveils Unified Office Of Integrated Development - Patch.com

Akron Mayor Unveils Unified Office Of Integrated Development  Patch.com

Akron Mayor Unveils Plans For Unified Office - Akron, OH - Akron Mayor Dan Horrigan is proud to officially unveil the new City of Akron Office of Integrated ...

Published on 16 July 2019 | 7:30 pm


Akron-based Komae babysitting app acquired by California competitor - cleveland.com

Akron-based Komae babysitting app acquired by California competitor  cleveland.com

Akron-based babysitting and pet sitting co-op app Komae has been acquired by Los Angeles, California-based Wana Family Network.

Published on 16 July 2019 | 6:47 pm


Akron Children's Hospital, Stark State expand tuition-reimbursement program for hospital workers - cleveland.com

Akron Children's Hospital, Stark State expand tuition-reimbursement program for hospital workers  cleveland.com

The “Career Launch” program will pay for Akron Children's Hospital employees to earn an associate's degree at Stark State College in a high-demand field, and ...

Published on 16 July 2019 | 2:52 pm


Soap Box Derby week gets rolling with Akron parade - Akron Beacon Journal

Soap Box Derby week gets rolling with Akron parade  Akron Beacon Journal

Everybody loves a parade. And even more so one that's officially dubbed the Parade of Champions that marched from Canal Park to Lock 3 in downtown Akron ...

Published on 16 July 2019 | 2:49 am


Akron Dish: Therapy Coffee & Ice Cream in Springfield Twp.; Festa Italiana in the Falls; Taste of Akron expands - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron Dish: Therapy Coffee & Ice Cream in Springfield Twp.; Festa Italiana in the Falls; Taste of Akron expands  Akron Beacon Journal

There's a new therapy place preparing to open next week, but it doesn't have shrinks, just lots of caffeine — and ice cream.Sign me up for a session!Pam Strong ...

Published on 16 July 2019 | 12:47 am


UMass opponent preview: Akron looks to take next step under Tom Arth - GazetteNET

UMass opponent preview: Akron looks to take next step under Tom Arth  GazetteNET

Akron entered last season hopeful of its future.The Zips were coming off their first division title in a dozen years and most of that team returning for 2018.

Published on 16 July 2019 | 12:07 am


Akron, Stark State may swap land for free tuition - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron, Stark State may swap land for free tuition  Akron Beacon Journal

Akron city employees and their families may soon be going to college for free through a land deal with Stark State College.In a proposal requiring a final vote ...

Published on 15 July 2019 | 11:39 pm


Senior PGA draws names but smaller crowds to Akron - Akron Beacon Journal

Senior PGA draws names but smaller crowds to Akron  Akron Beacon Journal

While former PGA tournaments at Firestone Country Club's famed South Course leaped in with a tiger's roar as large crowds snarled traffic and packed the ...

Published on 15 July 2019 | 11:09 pm


Soap Box Derby: Summertime tradition begins in Akron - fox8.com

Soap Box Derby: Summertime tradition begins in Akron  fox8.com

AKRON, Ohio -- It is a summertime tradition in Northeast Ohio with a competitive edge. Four hundred boys and girls from throughout the United States, Canada ...

Published on 15 July 2019 | 11:04 pm


'A Quiet Place Part II' begins filming in Akron - WKBW-TV

'A Quiet Place Part II' begins filming in Akron  WKBW-TV

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Main street in the Village of Akron is not so quiet anymore. It's now a full Hollywood set. Director and actor John Krasinski tweeted ...

Published on 15 July 2019 | 10:59 pm


Things to do June 16: Bring It dance tour in Akron and Lil Wayne and blink-182 at Blossom - Akron Beacon Journal

Things to do June 16: Bring It dance tour in Akron and Lil Wayne and blink-182 at Blossom  Akron Beacon Journal

Dance the night away: Lifetime TV dance coach Dianna Williams will bring her Dancing Dolls team, and the show "Bring It" to the Akron Civic Theatre at 7:30 ...

Published on 15 July 2019 | 10:13 pm


Summa deal brings shift in Akron hospital ownership landscape - ModernHealthcare.com

Summa deal brings shift in Akron hospital ownership landscape  ModernHealthcare.com

By year's end, Akron, Ohio's two major health systems will be owned by outside entities, a reality that just a few years ago some leaders were reluctant to ...

Published on 15 July 2019 | 3:32 pm


RIDE ALONG: Akron officials going bin to bin to curb city's recycling problem - News 5 Cleveland

RIDE ALONG: Akron officials going bin to bin to curb city's recycling problem  News 5 Cleveland

AKRON — We all know that we should recycle. It's good for the environment and helps cut down on what goes into landfills. But the contamination rate of all ...

Published on 15 July 2019 | 2:25 pm


43-year-old man shot, killed outside Akron bar following fight - News 5 Cleveland

43-year-old man shot, killed outside Akron bar following fight  News 5 Cleveland

The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office and the Akron Police Department are investigating after a 43-year-old man was shot and killed outside a bar on ...

Published on 15 July 2019 | 12:47 pm


Akron Police investigating bar shooting that left 1 dead - Cleveland 19 News

Akron Police investigating bar shooting that left 1 dead  Cleveland 19 News

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Police ares currently investigating a homicide that took place outside the Northside Tavern on North Howard Street early Sunday ...

Published on 15 July 2019 | 12:45 pm


Man shot and killed outside Northside Tavern in Akron - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Man shot and killed outside Northside Tavern in Akron  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio - The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office and the Akron Police Department are investigating the shooting death of a 43-year-old man.

Published on 15 July 2019 | 12:45 pm


Local history: Akron actor found fame as Ben Franklin - Akron Beacon Journal

Local history: Akron actor found fame as Ben Franklin  Akron Beacon Journal

Fredd Wayne's most famous role was nothing short of revolutionary.The Akron actor had more than 200 credits in film, television and theater but he is best ...

Published on 15 July 2019 | 2:58 am


New sand volleyball courts spike interest in downtown Akron - Akron Beacon Journal

New sand volleyball courts spike interest in downtown Akron  Akron Beacon Journal

D.J. Nivens stood barefoot on the outdoor sand volleyball courts tucked deep in the Canal Place complex in downtown Akron and used numerous superlatives ...

Published on 15 July 2019 | 2:58 am


Akron-Canton Airport works to reverse passenger slide - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron-Canton Airport works to reverse passenger slide  Akron Beacon Journal

GREEN — There are four major airlines that carry 80 percent of the people who travel across the U.S., and one of those airlines doesn't fly from Akron-Canton ...

Published on 13 July 2019 | 10:38 pm


Regional news briefs, July 13, 2019: Man charged in stabbing after Akron street fight - Akron Beacon Journal

Regional news briefs, July 13, 2019: Man charged in stabbing after Akron street fight  Akron Beacon Journal

AKRON. Man charged in stabbing. after street fight erupts. A parent of a girl involved in a street fight in Akron intervened and began swinging a folding knife, ...

Published on 13 July 2019 | 1:57 am


Adults intervene in Akron street fight involving juveniles; parent charged with felonious assault - Akron Beacon Journal

Adults intervene in Akron street fight involving juveniles; parent charged with felonious assault  Akron Beacon Journal

A parent of a girl involved in a street fight in Akron intervened and began swinging a folding knife, stabbing another adult male in the abdomen, according to ...

Published on 12 July 2019 | 7:45 pm


Man hit with crowbar during attack at Akron Subway - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Man hit with crowbar during attack at Akron Subway  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio-- The Akron Police Department is working to identify those responsible for an attack inside a Subway restaurant. Officers were called to the ...

Published on 12 July 2019 | 4:11 pm


Akron woman says she was willing to kill to save herself as brothers randomly opened fire - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron woman says she was willing to kill to save herself as brothers randomly opened fire  Akron Beacon Journal

An Akron woman testified Thursday that she went along with the Tyus brothers as they randomly shot people in Akron last July because she feared for her own ...

Published on 12 July 2019 | 12:16 am


Akron Ohio News - F3 Akron chapter formed - Akron Leader Publications

Akron Ohio News - F3 Akron chapter formed  Akron Leader Publications

Akron, Ohio The Akron Chapter of F3 — a national network of free, peer-led workouts for men designed to plant, grow and serve small...

Published on 11 July 2019 | 4:09 pm


Cookies, sausage, pizza, pasta galore in downtown Akron as Italian fest fills tummies - Akron Beacon Journal

Cookies, sausage, pizza, pasta galore in downtown Akron as Italian fest fills tummies  Akron Beacon Journal

The roughly 30 women of the Sicilian-Italian American Women's Club are a smallish but mighty group, baking up thousands of Italian cookies for the 71st Annual ...

Published on 11 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron Dish: Mangia! Back-to-back festivals feed your Italian cravings; new Stan Hywet wine event - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron Dish: Mangia! Back-to-back festivals feed your Italian cravings; new Stan Hywet wine event  Akron Beacon Journal

July brings two Italian festivals to the area that are separated by just one week and only about six miles.The first one — the 71st Italian-American Festival — kicks ...

Published on 10 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Cannibuster: Akron company’s marijuana breathalyzer nearly ready for field testing - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Cannibuster: Akron company’s marijuana breathalyzer nearly ready for field testing  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio - With medical marijuana now legal in Ohio, and as Illinois is about to become the eleventh state to legalize recreational marijuana, some people ...

Published on 10 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Two Akron teens sentenced to life in prison for shooting death of another teen - Akron Beacon Journal

Two Akron teens sentenced to life in prison for shooting death of another teen  Akron Beacon Journal

The family of Shpetim “Timmy” Ramadani fled from the Balkans in the late '90s to escape violence.They moved to Akron hoping for a better, more peaceful life for ...

Published on 10 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Drive-by shooting wounds teen in Akron, police say - cleveland.com

Drive-by shooting wounds teen in Akron, police say  cleveland.com

AKRON, Ohio — An 18-year-old male sitting in his vehicle was wounded after a suspect in another vehicle opened fire, police say. The shooting occurred ...

Published on 10 July 2019 | 7:00 am


3 shot during fistfight in East Akron, police say - cleveland.com

3 shot during fistfight in East Akron, police say  cleveland.com

Akron police are searching for one of two men who shot and wounded people Tuesday evening during a fistfight in East Akron.

Published on 10 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Two Akron brothers had mission to kill, prosecutors say - Akron Beacon Journal

Two Akron brothers had mission to kill, prosecutors say  Akron Beacon Journal

The Tyus brothers had a "mission to kill" on the streets of Akron — and the target didn't matter, prosecutors say.Orlando and Donyea Tyus and a female ...

Published on 9 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Michigan health system to acquire Akron-based Summa Health - Akron Beacon Journal

Michigan health system to acquire Akron-based Summa Health  Akron Beacon Journal

Health systems to pool resources for growth as one of Summit County's biggest employers agrees to become part of suburban Detroit company. A Michigan ...

Published on 9 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron has hope for new Bridgestone Senior Players golf tournament - Akron Beacon Journal

Akron has hope for new Bridgestone Senior Players golf tournament  Akron Beacon Journal

The Akron economy can expect a boost from the Bridgestone Senior Players Championship golf tournament that debuts this week at historic Firestone Country ...

Published on 8 July 2019 | 7:00 am


University of Akron issues safety advisory following robbery near campus - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

University of Akron issues safety advisory following robbery near campus  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio - The University of Akron has issued a safety advisory following a robbery that happened south of campus. It happened Sunday around 11:25 p.m. ...

Published on 8 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Police arrest boyfriend in deadly stabbing in Akron - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Police arrest boyfriend in deadly stabbing in Akron  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio - The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office and the Akron Police Department are investigating a homicide involving a 54 year-old man from ...

Published on 8 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Man wanted for shooting death of Akron father arrested in WV - News 5 Cleveland

Man wanted for shooting death of Akron father arrested in WV  News 5 Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio — Eugene Calvin Wells, the man wanted for the shooting death of the father who was allegedly gunned down in front of his children in the Summit ...

Published on 8 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron City Council approves $19 million in public works projects - cleveland.com

Akron City Council approves $19 million in public works projects  cleveland.com

Akron City Council has approved eight street, bridge, water and sewer projects including freeway construction to “accommodate additional truck traffic” near the ...

Published on 8 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron wrestling coach accused of sexual battery, allegedly had sexual relationship with 18YO student - News 5 Cleveland

Akron wrestling coach accused of sexual battery, allegedly had sexual relationship with 18YO student  News 5 Cleveland

A 35-year-old wrestling coach at St. Vincent St-Mary High School in Akron has been charged with sexual battery for allegedly having a sexual relationship with a ...

Published on 5 July 2019 | 7:00 am


3 people shot at Akron party hall on July 4th - News 5 Cleveland

3 people shot at Akron party hall on July 4th  News 5 Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio — Three people were injured on July 4th in a shooting that happened at an Akron party hall just before midnight. At around 11:30 p.m., Akron ...

Published on 5 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Akron bridge transformed with stars and stripes - WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

Akron bridge transformed with stars and stripes  WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland

AKRON, Ohio-- It's a special display of honor and patriotism just in time for Independence Day. The Akron Police Department, Akron Fire Department, city ...

Published on 2 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Suspect waives right to speedy trial in slaying of Akron antiques dealer - Akron Beacon Journal

Suspect waives right to speedy trial in slaying of Akron antiques dealer  Akron Beacon Journal

A man charged with murdering a 68-year-old woman whose body was found in an Akron storage unit has waived his right to have a grand jury consider his case ...

Published on 2 July 2019 | 7:00 am


Man with knife, gray beard and fake leg threatens woman at Akron dog park - Akron Beacon Journal

Man with knife, gray beard and fake leg threatens woman at Akron dog park  Akron Beacon Journal

Akron police are warning people about a man who reportedly threatened a woman Wednesday with a knife at BARC Dog Park on Memorial Parkway. It was the ...

Published on 27 June 2019 | 7:00 am


One dead, three wounded in South Akron home invasion - Akron Beacon Journal

One dead, three wounded in South Akron home invasion  Akron Beacon Journal

One Akron man is dead after three attackers gunned him down Wednesday afternoon in a home invasion on Rowe Street in south Akron.Three other individuals ...

Published on 26 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Man tells police he was shot in foot while walking in Akron - Akron Beacon Journal

Man tells police he was shot in foot while walking in Akron  Akron Beacon Journal

Officers responding about 1 a.m. Saturday to a call about a shooting found a man shot in the foot at the intersection of Rosemary Boulevard and Ericcson ...

Published on 24 June 2019 | 7:00 am


Police say teen struck, killed by motorcycle has been ID'd - News 5 Cleveland

Police say teen struck, killed by motorcycle has been ID'd  News 5 Cleveland

A boy riding a bicycle who was struck and killed by a motorcycle Friday morning in Akron has been identified as 15-year-old Damiyon L. Frazier from Copley.

Published on 21 June 2019 | 7:00 am








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