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Judge orders unfreezing of assets for Sam Randazzo, former Ohio regulator accused of taking bribe in FirstEnergy scandal


Created: Sat, 01 Oct 2022 03:52:50 GMT

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FirstEnergy claims it paid Randazzo a $4.3 million bribe in exchange for favorable regulatory treatment. Randazzo has not been charged and has denied wrongdoing.

Read more: Judge orders unfreezing of assets for Sam Randazzo, former Ohio regulator accused of taking bribe in FirstEnergy scandal


Akron babysitter accused of raping several children in 3 different Northeast Ohio communities


Created: Fri, 30 Sep 2022 22:13:37 GMT

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Investigators say Timothy Luna posed as a babysitter on Care.com, a website that allows families to hire babysitters.

Read more: Akron babysitter accused of raping several children in 3 different Northeast Ohio communities


Akron man sentenced to life in prison for 3 separate murders


Created: Fri, 30 Sep 2022 21:22:04 GMT

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Coley Richardson will be eligible for parole after 54 years. He shot and killed all of his victims during separate incidents in 2019.

Read more: Akron man sentenced to life in prison for 3 separate murders


When is trick-or-treat night in Akron? City reveals 2022 Halloween plans, including free movie screenings like 'Hocus Pocus'


Created: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 21:02:49 GMT

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Akron will also host a free Fall Fest on Saturday, Oct. 22.

Read more: When is trick-or-treat night in Akron? City reveals 2022 Halloween plans, including free movie screenings like 'Hocus Pocus'


City of Akron announces date for Mayor Dan Horrigan's rescheduled State of the City address


Created: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 17:34:43 GMT

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Tickets for the event on March 22 are $35 and include breakfast.

Read more: City of Akron announces date for Mayor Dan Horrigan's rescheduled State of the City address


Food banks in Northeast Ohio react to President Biden's goal of ending hunger in America by 2030


Created: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 00:03:31 GMT

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According to federal officials, some 10% of U.S. households in 2021 suffered food insecurity.

Read more: Food banks in Northeast Ohio react to President Biden's goal of ending hunger in America by 2030


Citizen Oversight Board in Akron: Council approves Mayor Dan Horrigan's proposal


Created: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:40:41 GMT

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The Citizen Oversight Board will consist of 11 members – six appointed by Mayor Horrigan with the consent of Council and five appointed by Akron City Council.

Read more: Citizen Oversight Board in Akron: Council approves Mayor Dan Horrigan's proposal


What we know today about Myles Garrett’s car crash, whether the Post Malone concert is happening in Cleveland tonight, and more: 3News Daily


Created: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 18:50:07 GMT

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On 3News Daily, Stephanie Haney shares the details from today's most-read stories on WKYC.com and the WKYC app

Read more: What we know today about Myles Garrett’s car crash, whether the Post Malone concert is happening in Cleveland tonight, and more: 3News Daily


Police investigate 2 separate deadly shootings in Summit County


Created: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 15:06:52 GMT

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Officials say the homicides happened on Sunday in Akron and New Franklin over the weekend.

Read more: Police investigate 2 separate deadly shootings in Summit County


Thousands of runners to return to Summit County for 20th Akron Marathon Race Series


Created: Sat, 24 Sep 2022 11:29:16 GMT

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Events start on Thursday, Sept. 22, with the half/full marathons and team relays taking place on Saturday, Sept. 24.

Read more: Thousands of runners to return to Summit County for 20th Akron Marathon Race Series


Police respond to 'swatting' incidents at Garfield High School in Akron and Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland


Created: Sat, 24 Sep 2022 04:16:36 GMT

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Both active shooter reports were a hoax and everybody was safe.

Read more: Police respond to 'swatting' incidents at Garfield High School in Akron and Saint Ignatius High School in Cleveland


'We're excited': Organizers prepare for historic 20th Akron Marathon


Created: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 22:15:12 GMT

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A weekend of festivities has been highlighted by the appearance of Katherine Switzer, who in 1967 became the first woman to run in the Boston Marathon.

Read more: 'We're excited': Organizers prepare for historic 20th Akron Marathon


Great Lakes Conference showdown between North Olmsted and Westlake will be Friday's WKYC High School Football Game of the Week


Created: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 20:03:23 GMT

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Both teams are on the upswing, and whoever wins this matchup could be on the inside track to the playoffs.

Read more: Great Lakes Conference showdown between North Olmsted and Westlake will be Friday's WKYC High School Football Game of the Week


Akron Amber Alert canceled after 4-year-old boy found safe; suspect arrested in Cleveland


Created: Tue, 20 Sep 2022 22:09:04 GMT

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The child, Fabian Claudio-Castro, was allegedly taken by his father after the suspect shot the boy's mother. He was later 'returned unharmed to Akron detectives.'

Read more: Akron Amber Alert canceled after 4-year-old boy found safe; suspect arrested in Cleveland


Akron police: Man found shot to death in parking lot


Created: Mon, 19 Sep 2022 21:56:30 GMT

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Akron police said the man was discovered Sunday morning on Flower Court.

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Warren teen who survived COVID reunites with nurse who helped her get her life back


Created: Mon, 19 Sep 2022 15:47:05 GMT

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Sandy Rose was just 16 when she spent nearly two months in the hospital with COVID-19.

Read more: Warren teen who survived COVID reunites with nurse who helped her get her life back


6-year-old cancer warrior shares his journey at Akron Children's Hospital


Created: Mon, 19 Sep 2022 14:36:18 GMT

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Andrew Codner has been battling cancer for the last two and a half years. He will mark the end of his treatment this week.

Read more: 6-year-old cancer warrior shares his journey at Akron Children's Hospital


Akron gets walloped by No. 15 Tennessee, 63-6


Created: Sun, 18 Sep 2022 02:56:58 GMT

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The Zips' best chance for a TD in the first half came with second-and-goal on the 5 when Daniel George fumbled on an end around.

Read more: Akron gets walloped by No. 15 Tennessee, 63-6


Suspect arrested in April murder of 50-year-old Akron woman


Created: Sat, 17 Sep 2022 21:33:04 GMT

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Authorities believe Antonio Miller shot and killed Tina Case as she pulled into her driveway five months ago. Miller was taken into custody Friday afternoon.

Read more: Suspect arrested in April murder of 50-year-old Akron woman


FirstEnergy President, CEO Steve Strah retires as investigation of bribery scandal continues


Created: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 20:33:04 GMT

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His departure comes amid the completion of a management review related to the House Bill 6 criminal probe, although it's not known if his retirement is connected.

Read more: FirstEnergy President, CEO Steve Strah retires as investigation of bribery scandal continues


Valley Forge vs. Buckeye will be Friday's WKYC's High School Football Game of the Week


Created: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 04:06:00 GMT

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Both teams enter with identical 3-1 records, with the Patriots looking to avenge last year's heartbreaking 22-18 loss.

Read more: Valley Forge vs. Buckeye will be Friday's WKYC's High School Football Game of the Week


FRONT International 2022 brings contemporary art across Northeast Ohio


Created: Fri, 16 Sep 2022 00:05:52 GMT

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The exhibition is divided into five walkable neighborhoods: Ohio City, downtown Cleveland, University Circle, downtown Akron and Oberlin.

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HAZMAT crew responds to scene of chemical release in Akron


Created: Thu, 15 Sep 2022 13:56:08 GMT

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Businesses in the immediate area were evacuated.

Read more: HAZMAT crew responds to scene of chemical release in Akron


Akron police search for suspect following attempted armed robbery at Family Dollar


Created: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 15:44:43 GMT

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The incident happened Tuesday morning around 9:40 a.m. at Family Dollar in the 500 block of Vernon Odom Boulevard in Akron.

Read more: Akron police search for suspect following attempted armed robbery at Family Dollar


I-77 North reopens after 6-vehicle crash near Arlington Road in Akron


Created: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 12:35:31 GMT

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All lanes were closed shortly before 7 a.m.

Read more: I-77 North reopens after 6-vehicle crash near Arlington Road in Akron


Akron City Council narrowly passes resolution in support of APS superintendent Christine Fowler-Mack


Created: Wed, 14 Sep 2022 03:30:03 GMT

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Fowler-Mack was given harsh reviews by several members of the Akron Public Schools Board of Education in her first performance evaluation.

Read more: Akron City Council narrowly passes resolution in support of APS superintendent Christine Fowler-Mack


Citizen Oversight Board in Akron: Mayor Dan Horrigan presents proposal to City Council


Created: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 20:12:34 GMT

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'The idea of a Citizen Oversight Board is one that has been talked about for a long time and I believe Akron is ready for this.'

Read more: Citizen Oversight Board in Akron: Mayor Dan Horrigan presents proposal to City Council


Akron: Man shot while sitting on his porch, 17-year-old suspect arrested


Created: Tue, 13 Sep 2022 14:26:05 GMT

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Akron police are still searching for two remaining suspects.

Read more: Akron: Man shot while sitting on his porch, 17-year-old suspect arrested


Jayland Walker update: New body camera footage shows Akron officers attempting lifesaving procedures after shooting


Created: Fri, 09 Sep 2022 22:22:58 GMT

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The 32 video clips show several officers at the scene attempting to save Walker's life after he was shot dozens of times.

Read more: Jayland Walker update: New body camera footage shows Akron officers attempting lifesaving procedures after shooting


Akron City Council to host special meeting to put Citizens' Police Oversight Board on November ballot


Created: Thu, 08 Sep 2022 15:55:46 GMT

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Enough signatures have been collected to put the charter on the November ballot.

Read more: Akron City Council to host special meeting to put Citizens' Police Oversight Board on November ballot


5 Northeast Ohio mayors, including Cleveland's Justin Bibb and Akron's Dan Horrigan, take part in meeting with President Biden


Created: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 22:17:48 GMT

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Members of the Ohio Mayors Alliance met with the Biden administration to discuss federal investments in the state.

Read more: 5 Northeast Ohio mayors, including Cleveland's Justin Bibb and Akron's Dan Horrigan, take part in meeting with President Biden


Several Akron middle school students sick after eating CBD gummies at school


Created: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 22:15:38 GMT

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The incident happened Tuesday at Litchfield Community Learning Center (CLC) middle school.

Read more: Several Akron middle school students sick after eating CBD gummies at school


Summit County hosting drive-thru for new COVID-19 booster vaccine Wednesday and Thursday


Created: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 09:10:08 GMT

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Summit County is hosting a drive-thru to distribute the new bivalent COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday and Thursday.

Read more: Summit County hosting drive-thru for new COVID-19 booster vaccine Wednesday and Thursday


Akron NAACP addresses charter amendment proposal for Citizens' Police Oversight Board


Created: Wed, 07 Sep 2022 03:29:09 GMT

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It comes more than two months after Jayland Walker was shot and killed in an incident involving eight Akron police officers during an overnight chase.

Read more: Akron NAACP addresses charter amendment proposal for Citizens' Police Oversight Board


Gas prices jump 14 cents in Akron, 6 cents in Cleveland despite dip in national average


Created: Tue, 06 Sep 2022 21:19:02 GMT

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Akron's average is now at $3.60 per gallon with Cleveland at $3.61, according to GasBuddy.

Read more: Gas prices jump 14 cents in Akron, 6 cents in Cleveland despite dip in national average


16-year-old shot in hand by Akron police officer according to Akron Police Chief Stephen Mylett


Created: Sun, 04 Sep 2022 12:21:05 GMT

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No officers were harmed in the incident according to Akron Police Chief Stephen Mylett.

Read more: 16-year-old shot in hand by Akron police officer according to Akron Police Chief Stephen Mylett


Akron Pizza Fest takes over Lock 3 this weekend: What to expect


Created: Sat, 03 Sep 2022 11:22:27 GMT

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The Akron Pizza Fest takes place from Friday, Sept. 2 through Sunday, Sept. 4.

Read more: Akron Pizza Fest takes over Lock 3 this weekend: What to expect


Uninvolved customer shot amid dispute about incorrect change in Akron convenience store


Created: Sat, 03 Sep 2022 03:21:26 GMT

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The cashier pulled out a handgun during the altercation, which police say discharged and 'struck an uninvolved customer inside the store in the upper body.'

Read more: Uninvolved customer shot amid dispute about incorrect change in Akron convenience store


Akron Police: 2 teenagers arrested after shooting man during robbery


Created: Fri, 02 Sep 2022 20:30:55 GMT

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The teens are facing charges of felonious assault, aggravated robbery and weapons offenses.

Read more: Akron Police: 2 teenagers arrested after shooting man during robbery


Cam Wiley's TD run in OT gets Akron past Saint Francis 30-23 in Joe Moorhead's coaching debut


Created: Fri, 02 Sep 2022 03:59:14 GMT

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The Zips avoided the upset to win their season opener for the first time since 2018.

Read more: Cam Wiley's TD run in OT gets Akron past Saint Francis 30-23 in Joe Moorhead's coaching debut

 
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