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Last updated: Aug 20, 2018 - 1:15 PM

Mom who passed out next to car pleads not guilty
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 18:55:23 GMT
The woman who was arrested and charged with c... Read more...
2 suspicious fires in 2 nights on Akron street
Mon, 20 Aug 2018 22:18:07 GMT
The Akron Fire Department's arson unit is investig...
2 arrested after OD'ing, leaving baby in hot car
Sat, 18 Aug 2018 00:10:18 GMT
Two people were arrested on Friday and charged wit... Read more...
Warrant issued for murder of beloved Akron man
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 21:05:50 GMT
Police have issued a warrant for the murder of bel... Read more...
Students pack supplies in case of shooting
Thu, 16 Aug 2018 22:59:56 GMT
Students from multiple Ashland County schools rece...
Teacher takes in student who lost family in fire
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:26:16 GMT
A special needs teacher continues to make a life-c... Read more...
2 girls hit by car, taken to the hospital
Tue, 14 Aug 2018 17:40:50 GMT
Canton police are investigating a crash which sent...
Man attempts to abduct woman at Kent State
Mon, 13 Aug 2018 21:52:08 GMT
Kent State police are asking for the public's help... Read more...
Man killed by Akron police after shooting wife
Sun, 12 Aug 2018 12:51:19 GMT
A 49-year-old man, who authorities say fatally sho...
30YO man hurt in Akron officer-involved shooting
Sat, 11 Aug 2018 14:23:43 GMT
A 30-year-old man was injured in an officer-involv...
Akron council trying to shut down strip club
Fri, 10 Aug 2018 22:24:35 GMT
The Akron prosecutor and council members are obje...
Leg amputation doesn't stop girl from her dream
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 21:49:04 GMT
She was told she only had a 20 percent chance of s... Read more...
Akron judges help sex trafficking victims
Thu, 09 Aug 2018 21:45:31 GMT
Oftentimes, the first step to solving a problem is... Read more...
Creston police make 5 drug busts in 6 days
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 22:29:50 GMT
A spike in drug busts in the Wayne County village ... Read more...
Mother charged in Akron drive-by shooting
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 18:08:23 GMT
An Akron mother is facing charges after she allege... Read more...
20-year-old Canton man struck, killed by truck
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 16:44:09 GMT
A 20-year-old pedestrian was struck and killed whi...
Unique school safety training in Medina
Wed, 08 Aug 2018 00:08:11 GMT
Medina is the first county in Northeast Ohio to ta... Read more...
9YO boy riding bicycle hit by minivan in Canton
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 16:17:13 GMT
A 9-year-old boy in Canton was hospitalized Monday...
Fairlawn baby with cancer waits for transplant
Tue, 07 Aug 2018 00:00:01 GMT
Kairo Goode-Ransome is only 13 months old, but the... Read more...
Zippy does the #InMyFeelingsChallenge
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 18:27:49 GMT
The University of Akron’s mascot got in on the #... Read more...
Caddie reminisces about Akron golf tournaments
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 10:24:05 GMT
It's been an Akron mainstay for nearly two decades... Read more...
Suspicion surrounds fire that killed Akron woman
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 22:25:10 GMT
A highly suspicious fire took the life of a 20-yea... Read more...
Man charged for skinning dog in Canton
Fri, 03 Aug 2018 14:38:24 GMT
A Warren man who came under investigation last mo... Read more...
Firebomb tossed into house, Akron woman burned
Thu, 02 Aug 2018 02:32:54 GMT
An Akron woman suffered serious burns after a fire... Read more...
Unarmed man fights off armed robbers in Akron
Wed, 01 Aug 2018 16:50:59 GMT
The Akron Police Department is investigating an at...