|Akron Council leaders agree to discipline councilman Bob Hoch - Akron Beacon JournalGoogle News / 10 h. 2 min. ago more|
Akron Council leaders agree to discipline councilman Bob HochAkron Beacon JournalAkron City Council voted Monday to remove Bob Hoch from his role as a committee chairman after the Ellet councilman made derogatory comments toward black, female colleagues. Minority members of the council have asked for weeks that the public body ...
|Man hurt in shooting outside Akron nightclub, police say - cleveland.comGoogle News / 12 h. 46 min. ago more|
cleveland.comMan hurt in shooting outside Akron nightclub, police saycleveland.comAKRON, Ohio - No arrests have been made in a shooting that seriously injured a man Sunday outside an Akron nightclub, police said. The 26-year-old man was shot several times just after 2 a.m. outside Debonaire's Ultra Lounge on South Arlington Street ...Summa Health says cleanup after St. Thomas Hospital fire expected to last all weekAkron Beacon JournalSumma's St. Thomas Hospital remains closed as crews clean up after fireCrain's Cleveland Businessall 5 news articles »
|Northside Marketplace opens for business, showcasing Akron ... - cleveland.comGoogle News / 13 h. 19 min. ago more|
cleveland.comNorthside Marketplace opens for business, showcasing Akron ...cleveland.comAKRON, Ohio -- The Northside Marketplace quietly opened its doors on Monday night, allowing the public a sneak peek of the wares available from Akron's ...New downtown Akron outdoor art gallery adds to Northside District's ...Akron Beacon Journalall 2 news articles »
|Akron to offer free financial services to community in former bank building in Kenmore - Akron Beacon JournalGoogle News / 13 h. 37 min. ago more|
Akron to offer free financial services to community in former bank building in KenmoreAkron Beacon JournalMayor Dan Horrigan and representatives from the United Way of Summit County laid out their vision Monday to create the first of several financial empowerment centers in Akron, designed to turn pockets of debt-burdened residents into neighborhoods with ...
|#7 Irish Back In Akron For Tuesday Challenge - Notre Dame Official Athletic SiteGoogle News / 14 h. 13 min. ago more|
Notre Dame Official Athletic Site#7 Irish Back In Akron For Tuesday ChallengeNotre Dame Official Athletic SiteNOTRE DAME, Ind. – Only two nonconference games remain for the University of Notre Dame men's soccer team during the 2017 regular season. The Irish open fall break in Akron, Ohio on Tuesday night for a showdown with the Zips of the University of ...and more »
|Two young girls were killed last week in an Akron house fireAkron News / 14 h. 42 min. ago more|
On Monday, students in Akron will return to school just days after two of their young classmates were killed in a fatal house fire. Since January, nine children have died in fires throughout the Akron community.
|Akron Looks for Answers After a Third Fire in 10 Months Kills Young ChildrenAkron News / 14 h. 42 min. ago more|
Officials in Akron continue to investigate a fire that claimed two young girls over the weekend, and to evaluate its fire-safety awareness programs for school children. Seventh-grader Jada Snowden and kindergartner Kymeria Cody were alive but unresponsive when they were rescued Thursday night from a house fire on Seward Avenue.
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|Counseling, support for family and classmates of Akron fire victims ... - fox8.comGoogle News / 16 h. 10 min. ago more|
fox8.comCounseling, support for family and classmates of Akron fire victims ...fox8.comAKRON, Ohio - Counselors were at three Akron schools on Monday offering support for classmates and teachers of two sisters who died following a devastating ...Spaghetti dinner and memorial service planned for sisters who died ...Akron Beacon JournalIn the last 10 months, 9 children have died in Akron house fires ...News 5 Clevelandall 3 news articles »
|WMU, Akron teams got first taste of Sunday football with weather delay - MLive.comGoogle News / 16 h. 33 min. ago more|
MLive.comWMU, Akron teams got first taste of Sunday football with weather delayMLive.comKALAMAZOO, MI - Up and down the Western Michigan and Akron football rosters, you'll find players who dream of strapping up their helmets on Sundays. Chances are those visions don't include anything close to what they experienced Sunday at Waldo ...Broncos fall 14-13 in postponed game against AkronWestern HeraldAkron tops Western Michigan, 14-13, a day after rainoutcleveland.comWestern Michigan football's homecoming game against Akron postponed to Sunday for flooded fieldNCAA.comThe Detroit News -Sports Illustrated -Fox17all 76 news articles »
|Akron police investigating three shootings over weekend, two with ... - Akron Beacon JournalGoogle News / 18 h. 23 min. ago more|
Akron police investigating three shootings over weekend, two with ...Akron Beacon JournalAkron police are investigating three shootings from the weekend, with two that caused serious injuries. The first was at 2 a.m. Saturday at Deja Vu Nightclub, ...Three people shot outside Akron nightclubsCleveland 19 Newsall 2 news articles »
|Paramore shows grown up side at sold out Akron concert (photos ... - cleveland.comGoogle News / 1 d. 2 h. 43 min. ago more|
cleveland.comParamore shows grown up side at sold out Akron concert (photos ...cleveland.comParamore featured new "After Laughter" songs at its Akron concert, showing a grown-up side to the band.Paramore Taps Into Its Punk Rock Past for Spirited Show at Akron ...Cleveland Scene Weeklyall 2 news articles »
|Fundraising account started for sisters killed in Akron house fireFOX 8 / 1 d. 22 h. 14 min. ago more|
AKRON, Ohio — A GoFundMe account is available to those who want to help the family of Jada Snowden, 12, and her sister, Kymera Cody, 5, who perished in a house fire in Akron on Friday. The GoFundMe account said the money raised would go toward getting the family a new home, and other things they lost in the fire. **Click here to donate to the fund** The organizer, Takeshia Turner, identifies herself in the post as the aunt of […]
|Sisters die after Akron house fire, officials say - cleveland.comGoogle News / 2 d. 14 h. 22 min. ago more|
cleveland.comSisters die after Akron house fire, officials saycleveland.comThe girls were taken to the hospital after a late-night house fire Thursday night, according to the Akron Fire Department. The fire was reported shortly before 11:30 p.m. at a home on Seward Avenue in West Akron, east of Interstate 77 near Stoner ...Akron mayor promises to track and report spending if new tax passAkron Beacon JournalFundraising account started for sisters killed in Akron house fire - Fox 8fox8.comFamily mourns death of two girls in Akron, GoFundMe createdWKYC-TV13abc Action News -WKSU Newsall 19 news articles »
|Free Gas in Aisle 7Akron News / 3 d. 10 h. 35 min. ago more|
Acme Fresh Markets and Circle K gas stations are partnering up with a new gasoline rewards program, according to a report by The Beacon Journal . The Akron, Ohio-based grocery store chain will begin a trial run of its gasoline program at its Parma, Ohio, store.
|Patients evacuated from Akron’s Summa St. Thomas Hospital after fire in basementFOX 8 / 4 d. 1 h. 35 min. ago more|
AKRON, Ohio — Several patients were evacuated from Summa St. Thomas Hospital due to a fire in the basement Friday morning. Firefighters initially said the fire involved lithium batteries. But as of 8 a.m., after knocking down some of the fire, firefighters learned the blaze actually broke out in a storage area on fire that involved plastics. There are no batteries involved, said firefighters. The cause is still under investigation. Several patients were evacuated from the building, and others were […]
|United Way of Summit County to open financial empowerment center in former Huntington Bank...Akron News / 4 d. 2 h. 51 min. ago more|
The shuttered Huntington Bank branch on Kenmore Boulevard is poised to be transformed into a financial services center for residents in the city's Kenmore neighborhood. United Way of Summit County , the City of Akron and Huntington National Bank announced on Thursday they will create the county's first financial empowerment center in the former 4,000-square-foot branch at 1060 Kenmore Blvd. Huntington closed its bank branch there on Sept.
|Two children in critical condition following Akron house fireFOX 8 / 4 d. 5 h. 54 min. ago more|
AKRON, Ohio — The Akron Fire Department is investigating a late night house fire that left two children in critical condition. The fire happened just before 11:30 p.m. Thursday at a house on Seward Ave. The fire department said when firefighter arrived, a woman was in the front yard screaming that her children were still inside. Firefighters rescued two children from the house. They were rushed to Akron Children’s Hospital where a fire department spokesperson said they were in critical […]
|Akronite questions rationale of income tax hikeAkron News / 4 d. 6 h. 51 min. ago more|
I've been looking at some of the various ballot issues coming up this fall and it made me reflect on Akron's tax practices. This summer, the city put in place a residential tax abatement program.
|Forget-me-not: No Akron firefighters have died on job since 1969, but new names are added to memorialAkron News / 4 d. 11 h. 17 min. ago more|
An Akron fire fighter climbs down the ladder of a firetruck after hanging an American Flag in honor of the Akron fire fighters who have died in the line of duty at the Akron Fire Fighters Memorial Day, Thursday in Akron. Akron fire fighters salute for the playing of the Star Spangled Banner during the Akron Fire Fighters Memorial Day, Thursday in Akron.
|Akron man sentenced 40 years to life for sexually abusing girlsAkron News / 4 d. 15 h. 54 min. ago more|
A 26-year-old man was sentenced to 40 years to life in prison for sexually abusing four girls over the course of five years. Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Alison Breaux sentenced Joshua Martucci Thursday after she found him guilty in August of six counts of rape, six counts of gross sexual imposition and a single count of attempted rape, according to a news release from the Summit County Prosecutor's Office.
|Akron man gets life in prison for 2016 shooting in Cuyahoga Valley...Akron News / 4 d. 18 h. 5 min. ago more|
An Akron man will spend life in federal prison prison for shooting a woman in he head at Cuyahoga Valley National Park over Fourth of July weekend 2016. U.S. District Judge Benita Pearson told Dezay Ely that his history of violence led her to reason that taking away his freedom for the rest of his life is the only way to protect the public.
|Akron man shot in leg while trying to stop argument, report saysAkron News / 4 d. 22 h. 42 min. ago more|
An Akron man was shot in the leg Wednesday when he tried to break up an argument outside his home, police said. The 48-year-old man's injuries from the shooting on Clara Avenue near South Arlington Street were not life-threatening, according to a police report.
|Highland art society collects supplies for Leggett studentsAkron News / 4 d. 22 h. 42 min. ago more|
The Highland High School Chapter of the National Art Honor Society completed its second art supply drive, collecting over 200 items such as crayons and watercolor paints to donate to Leggett Community Learning Center in Akron. The items were delivered to the school Sept.
|Richfield welcomes new full-time firemedicAkron News / 4 d. 22 h. 42 min. ago more|
Kyle Janis was sworn in as a full-time firemedic with the Richfield Fire Department during the Oct. 3 Richfield Village Council meeting. Shown from left are Mayor Bobbie Beshara, Richfield Fire Chief Phil McLean, Janis and his mother, Nancy Janis.
|Kevan Christie: Tackling alcoholism doesn't need to be anonymous any longerAkron News / 5 d. 3 h. 22 min. ago more|
The world's first museum display on Alcoholics Anonymous opened last week in the community exhibition space at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum in Glasgow. What makes this unique is it brings into the public domain an organisation that so many of us know so little about, and who normally shy away from any kind of publicity.
|Burton D. Morgan Foundation awards $50,000 grant to International Soap Box DerbyAkron News / 5 d. 7 h. 43 min. ago more|
Burton D. Morgan Foundation announced it will celebrate its 50th anniversary by awarding four $50,000 grants to the Akron community. The grant was used to make improvements to the grounds at Derby Downs, replace a utility vehicle and pickup truck and allow the organization to purchase items for events that it had previously rented.
|Parents on edge after talking drone tries to lure kids, school saysFOX 8 / 7 d. 11 h. 1 min. ago more|
AKRON, Ohio — Windemere Community Learning Center is a quiet, neighborhood school in Akron, but school officials are on alert after reports of a drone allegedly attempting to lure kids off school grounds. “Three to four times, they have seen a drone up over the playground,” said principal Megan Lee-Wilfong. According to Lee-Wilfong, the drone has been spotted by both kids and adults during the evenings and over this past weekend. “They shared with me that this drone has some type […]
|Home invasion suspect dies after being stabbed by homeownerFOX 8 / 11 d. 20 h. 28 min. ago more|
AKRON, Ohio — A man accused of breaking in to an Akron home died after being stabbed by the homeowner. According to Akron police reports, it happened at roughly 12:30 a.m. Thursday. Officers were called to the home in the 600 block of Blanche Street to reports of a stabbing victim. The victim was found inside a 1998 Pontiac Grand Prix parked in the driveway. He was taken to the hospital where he later died. While officers were at that […]
|October's Ohio Beer Issue 2017 PreviewAkron Life Magazine / 14 d. 0 h. 34 min. ago more|
To learn about New England style IPAs to sour beers and stouts and everything in between, pick up the October Issue of Akron Life to read all about Ohio Beer.
|Family: brothers were celebrating birthday before Akron officer-involved shootingFOX 8 / 15 d. 11 h. 8 min. ago more|
AKRON—Two step-brothers from Cleveland remain in the hospital after a police involved shooting in Akron early Sunday morning. The incident happened outside of the Zar Nightclub and Martini Bar in downtown Akron, where family says the siblings were celebrating one of the victims’ 21st birthday. Right now the officer involved is on paid administrative leave as the investigation continues. Family members tell Fox 8 LaTrent Redrick, 21, and Jamon Pruiett, 23, were shot multiple times and are both in serious […]
|Akron police investigating police-involved shooting of 2 menFOX 8 / 15 d. 19 h. 8 min. ago more|
AKRON — The Fox 8 I-Team has learned that police and state agents in Akron are investigating an early morning police-involved shooting . At 2:20 a.m. officers who were assigned to the downtown Akron bars saw a large fight outside Zar Nightclub on South Main Street. Some of the people from that scene ran across the street, where a police cruiser was parked. The officers left the cruiser and headed in the direction of the crowd. Shots were then fired […]
|Police look for suspect who broke into Akron Burial Vault, tried to cremate corpseFOX 8 / 18 d. 21 h. 38 min. ago more|
AKRON, Ohio — Police are investigating after someone forced open an Akron business and tried to cremate a corpse. According to Akron police, it happened sometime between 4:30 p.m. Tuesday and 7 a.m. Wednesday at Akron Burial Vault Co., 95 North Canton Road. An employee had contacted police after arriving to work and discovering the scene. The suspect/suspects forced open a north side door on the side of the building. Once inside, they attempted to cremate the corpse. They then […]
|90+ Cellars WinesAkron Life Magazine / 20 d. 21 h. 58 min. ago more|
90+ Cellars searches the globe for great wines from highly rated wineries and vineyards. After tasting hundreds of wines, the 90+ Cellar’s team selects only the best.
|Rodenbach FruitageAkron Life Magazine / 20 d. 22 h. 25 min. ago more|
Belgium’s Rodenbach brings the creativity up a notch with their newest addition, Fruitage, a blend of both young and mature aged ale combined with cherries and elderberries.
|Recipe: Grilled Sweet Corn and Zucchini SaladAkron Life Magazine / 20 d. 22 h. 40 min. ago more|
This salad recipe works great as a side but can be easily turned into an entrée by adding your favorite grilled meat and bulking it up with quinoa or greens of your choice.
|Akron Police Department launches body camera programFOX 8 / 20 d. 22 h. 59 min. ago more|
AKRON, Ohio– The Akron Police Department released details of its new officer body camera program during an event on Tuesday. Police Chief Kenneth Ball spoke at the news conference at the Stubbs Justice Center. He said the department started working to get the cameras following a demonstration at the Norton Police Department in 2013. “During this process, there were some significant national events that brought further attention and scrutiny of law enforcement throughout the country,” Ball said. “So the perspective changed […]
|Dining with a ConscienceAkron Life Magazine / 21 d. 0 h. 23 min. ago more|
Thanks to the collaboration between local restaurants and the Doctor’s Order program from Western Reserve Hospital, local diners can enjoy a night out without feeling that they are being unhealthy.
|Foundations of STEM programsAkron Life Magazine / 21 d. 1 h. 50 min. ago more|
STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) fields have been on the rise in the past decade, with a number of schools emphasizing their importance to students at younger and younger ages.
|STEM Programs: Learning for the 21st CenturyAkron Life Magazine / 21 d. 2 h. 3 min. ago more|
The future is all about STEM. Today’s employers seek out graduates in fields of science, technology, engineering and math to fill cutting-edge jobs.
|Stuffed Peppers RecipeAkron Life Magazine / 21 d. 3 h. 18 min. ago more|
This is the time of year when local farmers share their bountiful harvests all across Northeast Ohio. These stuffed peppers are the perfect use for those vegetables you couldn’t help but buy from the farmers' market a few days ago.
|MadTree BrewingAkron Life Magazine / 21 d. 3 h. 41 min. ago more|
Founded in 2013, MadTree Brewing was the first craft brewery in Ohio to release its beer in cans.
|The Legendary Story of the Gorge Metro ParkAkron Life Magazine / 21 d. 22 h. 31 min. ago more|
Walking along the Cuyahoga River in the Gorge Metro Park, you traverse history and nature simultaneously.
|Locally Owned Shops in GreenAkron Life Magazine / 21 d. 22 h. 57 min. ago more|
Skip that trip to the mall and visit these locally owned shops for fashion steals, fresh gifts, and fun treats that are kind to both your wallet and your community.
|The City of Green Celebrates 25 YearsAkron Life Magazine / 21 d. 23 h. 9 min. ago more|
25th Anniversary Silver Coin Challenge commemorates Green’s 1992 incorporation. Residents complete activities on a game card to receive a silver commemorative coin from the mayor.
|Quick Drink Stops in the City of GreenAkron Life Magazine / 22 d. 0 h. 17 min. ago more|
Quench your thirst for fun at these City of Green locales
|Gourmet Food in the City of GreenAkron Life Magazine / 22 d. 0 h. 33 min. ago more|
Green’s rural roots have given rise to a fine-dining revolution along the Massillon Road corridor. From gourmet burgers to French cuisine, the city’s restaurants bring culture and history to the table and top it with impeccable taste.
|Convicted Craigslist killer appealing death sentenceFOX 8 / 22 d. 1 h. 26 min. ago more|
AKRON, Ohio — Craigslist killer Richard Beasley is appealing his death sentence in the Ohio Supreme Court. In 2013, Beasley, 58, was handed three death sentences by Judge Lynne Callahan for the murders of Ralph Geiger, 56, of Akron; David Pauley, 51, of Norfolk, Virginia; and Timothy Kern, 47, of Massillon. All three responded to a help wanted advertisement for a farm hand that was placed on Craigslist. The Ohio Supreme Court will hear Beasley’s appeal Tuesday. **Read the appeal here** Beasley says […]
|Akron police: Man arrested after chase, crash and standoff with officersFOX 8 / 22 d. 18 h. 53 min. ago more|
AKRON — A 35-year-old man is in custody after leading Akron police on a chase and an hour-long standoff, which ended with police removing him from the car. It happened just after 11 p.m. Saturday night, when officers spotted a 2013 Volkswagen Jetta driving recklessly on East Market Street near Seiberling Road. Officers tried to stop the car, but the driver took off, leading police on a chase through the Goodyear neighborhoods, Akron police said in a news release. After […]
|Akron couple first in Summit County to face ‘trafficking in persons’ chargesFOX 8 / 24 d. 16 h. 24 min. ago more|
AKRON, Ohio– A man and a woman from Akron are the first in Summit County to be charged with “trafficking in persons,” the prosecutor’s office says. A grand jury indicted Darren Townsend, 37, and Pearl Coffey, 34, on two counts of trafficking in persons, six counts of compelling prostitution and three counts of promoting prostitution. They also face drug-related charges. According to the indictments, a victim was 16 years old or younger. The alleged crimes happened between August 2016 and […]
|Akron Marathon organizers prepare for unseasonably warm temperaturesFOX 8 / 25 d. 14 h. 49 min. ago more|
AKRON, Ohio – With less than two days until 10,000 runners take to the streets of Akron for the 15th Akron Marathon, organizers and runners are closely paying attention to the weather. Temperatures at the 7 a.m. start of the race on Saturday are expected to be in the 60s. But as the race progresses, they are predicted to become unseasonably warm, climbing into the mid to upper 80s. Runners are already being advised to properly hydrate and to consider that […]
|Toddler shot in head while dad tried to unload gun, Akron police sayFOX 8 / 28 d. 20 h. 39 min. ago more|
AKRON, Ohio– A 2-year-old girl was shot in the head Saturday afternoon, Akron police say. Officers and paramedics were called to an apartment on Dunbar Drive in Channelwood Village just before 3 p.m. Dexter Brooks told police he was attempting to unload a handgun when he fired a shot. The bullet went through a staircase and into a bathroom, where it struck his daughter. The toddler was taken to Akron Children’s Hospital, where she remains in critical condition. Brooks, 27, […]