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Akron Children's Museum hosts 'Hands-On Halloween' event


Created: Fri, 22 Oct 2021 17:14:24 GMT

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Halloween is right around the corner!

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Portions of Northeast Ohio endure heavy storm damage following multiple tornadoes


Created: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 23:13:16 GMT

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Officials confirm there were at least three twisters in Portage County alone, including two in Streetsboro.

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Campaign to save Akron's " The Devil Strip" gains momentum


Created: Thu, 21 Oct 2021 21:33:21 GMT

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The campaign has raised nearly $20,000 in a matter of days.

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Akron's "Welcome Santa" holiday parade returns in 2021


Created: Wed, 20 Oct 2021 19:58:25 GMT

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The parade was canceled last year due to the ongoing pandemic.

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City of Akron passes legislation to allow dispersal of $145 million in federal funding to combat negative impacts of COVID-19 pandemic


Created: Tue, 19 Oct 2021 18:26:54 GMT

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Residents are encouraged to submit their ideas on how the money should be spent online, or in a series of informational sessions happening across the city.

Read more: City of Akron passes legislation to allow dispersal of $145 million in federal funding to combat negative impacts of COVID-19 pandemic


Akron's 'The Devil Strip' magazine ceases operation


Created: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 22:15:12 GMT

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"This work has always been about Akron. We are devastated that it is ending so abruptly."

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List: Trick-or-treat times in Northeast Ohio for 2021


Created: Mon, 18 Oct 2021 09:26:33 GMT

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Here's when your community is having trick-or-treat this year.

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US Marshalls, Cleveland police arrest man wanted in connection to Akron arson of Frank Q. Jackson's vehicle


Created: Fri, 15 Oct 2021 21:12:30 GMT

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The law enforcement bureaus also arrested two suspects connected to a August 2021 homicide.

Read more: US Marshalls, Cleveland police arrest man wanted in connection to Akron arson of Frank Q. Jackson's vehicle


Highland Shoe Repair in Akron closing its doors after more than 25 years


Created: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 23:05:25 GMT

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Bob Ferguson is known for fixing soles – and learning about the person behind them.

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Akron police looking for answers after 19-year-old shot and killed Tuesday evening


Created: Wed, 13 Oct 2021 13:56:23 GMT

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SWAT was called to the scene Tuesday evening for a suspect who had barricaded himself in a home on Russell Avenue.

Read more: Akron police looking for answers after 19-year-old shot and killed Tuesday evening


17-year-old boy arrested for murder of Akron man


Created: Tue, 12 Oct 2021 15:34:19 GMT

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The suspect was taken into custody just blocks away from where the killing took place.

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Man shot dead in Green; police searching for suspect


Created: Mon, 11 Oct 2021 18:46:14 GMT

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The alleged shooter has been identified as 40-year-old Jeffrey J. Peasley, of Navarre. He is considered 'armed and dangerous.'

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Look: LeBron James in attendance during Cleveland Browns' road game against Los Angeles Chargers


Created: Sun, 10 Oct 2021 22:38:10 GMT

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The Akron native, who now plays in LA, could be seen clapping from his luxury box after the Browns took the lead.

Read more: Look: LeBron James in attendance during Cleveland Browns' road game against Los Angeles Chargers


'This is a nightmare': 16-month-old Akron girl mauled to death by pit bull


Created: Thu, 07 Oct 2021 20:11:38 GMT

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Police say the family's two dogs became 'agitated' after the girl's uncle and another woman got into an argument.

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Humane Society of Summit County unveils new mobile veterinary clinic


Created: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 23:49:17 GMT

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The new clinic is called MABEL.

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Schools in Northeast Ohio concerned about new TikTok challenge


Created: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 22:31:49 GMT

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The latest challenge involves 'smacking a staff member.'

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Clint Black concert at the Akron Civic Theater postponed to 2022


Created: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 18:00:44 GMT

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The concert was originally scheduled for October 17.

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Off-duty Akron police officer catches burglary suspect in the act


Created: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 17:28:44 GMT

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The off-duty officer heard the alarm and was able to catch the suspect while he attempted to flee the home.

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South Euclid police searching for suspect after man killed Monday night


Created: Tue, 05 Oct 2021 16:34:16 GMT

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The accused has been identified as 32-year-old Riley Wayne Buckhanon.

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Jurors recommend life in prison without parole for Stanley Ford after killing nine people in Akron arson fires


Created: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 16:51:48 GMT

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Jurors deliberated whether to recommend the death penalty for the man found guilty of intentionally setting fires in Akron that killed nine people.

Read more: Jurors recommend life in prison without parole for Stanley Ford after killing nine people in Akron arson fires


Tim Daugherty leaving 97.5 WONE after more than 30 years in Akron radio


Created: Fri, 01 Oct 2021 16:12:26 GMT

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His last day on the air will be Wednesday, Oct. 13.

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Food shortage is impacting Akron Public Schools


Created: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 21:29:05 GMT

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"Getting enough product in to feed 22,000 or 23,000 students is not that simple at the moment."

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Students seen taking photos with "gun" in Akron Firestone CLC bathroom sparks investigation, increased security


Created: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 21:03:22 GMT

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Officials have not yet determined if the weapon was real or fake.

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Akron Zoo lions test positive for COVID-19: What zoo officials are saying


Created: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 15:02:21 GMT

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Exposure is believed to be from a staff member who tested positive for COVID-19.

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Wadsworth police arrest 8th suspect in disappearance, murder of Akron's Iron Cannon


Created: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 05:27:19 GMT

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The 27-year-old's body was found earlier this month near Youngstown almost a year after he went missing.

Read more: Wadsworth police arrest 8th suspect in disappearance, murder of Akron's Iron Cannon


Summit County fire chiefs reporting more cases of long wait times at hospitals


Created: Thu, 30 Sep 2021 04:49:43 GMT

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'The system is not working the way it's supposed to work," Twinsburg Chief Tim Morgan said.

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'He loved this community': Former Bishop of Cleveland Anthony Pilla laid to final rest at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist


Created: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 22:45:31 GMT

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The Cleveland native led the area's Roman Catholic diocese for 25 years, becoming a beloved figure in the community.

Read more: 'He loved this community': Former Bishop of Cleveland Anthony Pilla laid to final rest at Cathedral of St. John the Evangelist


LeBron James Family Foundation breaks ground on I PROMISE Housing in Akron


Created: Wed, 29 Sep 2021 14:49:16 GMT

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The I PROMISE Housing will offer 50 affordable longer-term apartment units ranging from two to four bedrooms for I PROMISE families.

Read more: LeBron James Family Foundation breaks ground on I PROMISE Housing in Akron


Police searching for suspects who robbed Akron Subway at gunpoint


Created: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 20:12:22 GMT

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The incident took place on Thursday, September 23.

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Northeast Ohio's hospitals feeling impact of COVID-19's 4th wave


Created: Tue, 28 Sep 2021 10:56:18 GMT

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Beds are filling up and elective surgeries are being postponed as hospitals desperately try to keep up with cases of COVID-19.

Read more: Northeast Ohio's hospitals feeling impact of COVID-19's 4th wave


Thousands of runners headed to Summit County for Akron Marathon Saturday


Created: Sat, 25 Sep 2021 00:23:57 GMT

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The event is back in-person after a virtual event due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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27 haunted houses you can visit in Ohio this Halloween


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 13:57:14 GMT

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Are you ready to scream?

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I PROMISE principal placed on administrative leave amid allegation of striking student


Created: Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:22:41 GMT

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"We take all such allegations seriously, while also respecting the rights of staff accused of wrongdoing to due process."

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Tornado watch still in effect for multiple Northeast Ohio counties


Created: Thu, 23 Sep 2021 00:39:36 GMT

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A tornado warning was also active for part of Ashtabula County, but has since expired.

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Verdict reached in trial of Stanley Ford, Akron man accused of killing 9 in house fires


Created: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 23:02:25 GMT

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He could face the death penalty if convicted.

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Akron trick-or-treat set for October 30, city officials urge COVID precautions and vaccinations


Created: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 15:24:42 GMT

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'Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to use caution and to always follow current guidance from our medical experts.'

Read more: Akron trick-or-treat set for October 30, city officials urge COVID precautions and vaccinations


Akron Police searching for suspects following two different carjackings within minutes


Created: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 14:25:34 GMT

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The first carjacking occurred on Patterson Avenue around 4:05 p.m. The second, on Kenmore Boulevard around 4:30 p.m.

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Jury finds Stanley Ford guilty of intentionally setting several fires in Akron, killing 9


Created: Wed, 22 Sep 2021 13:00:01 GMT

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Ford could face the death penalty.

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'It's tragic': Summa Health nurse details emotional toll of battling COVID-19 on front lines during Gov. Mike DeWine's briefing


Created: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 23:53:42 GMT

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"Please, please, please, get vaccinated."

Read more: 'It's tragic': Summa Health nurse details emotional toll of battling COVID-19 on front lines during Gov. Mike DeWine's briefing


University of Akron announces $50,000 reward for information leading to arrest of suspect who fatally shot student from Berea


Created: Tue, 21 Sep 2021 22:31:37 GMT

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18-year-old Maya Noelle McFetridge was killed in a shooting near the University of Akron campus early Sunday morning.

Read more: University of Akron announces $50,000 reward for information leading to arrest of suspect who fatally shot student from Berea

 
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