Altercation in Highland Square

Early Sunday morning, around 145am, Akron officers assigned to the Highland Square Business District observed a large fight break out and radioed for backup. When officers arrived, they were able to assist with breaking up the fight and dispersing the crowd that gathered. In the end, at least 2 people, a 29 year old woman…

Houses hit by gunfire in Akron

Early Sunday morning, Akron police officers responded to the 400 block of Talbot Avenue for reported gunfire. On scene, officers observed a parked vehicle and at least 2 homes struck by bullets. Over 20 shell casings were found at the scene. Fortunately, there were no reports of injuries. If you have any information, call Akron…

Man arrested accused of shooting at officer

A man has been arrested accused of shooting at a police officer just after midnight Saturday night. An East Canton police officer was making a traffic stop when he heard nearby gunfire. The officer saw a motorcycle speeding off and followed it. That’s when police say the motorcyclist fired 2 shots at the officer and…

Trial for woman accused of killing 5 year old

A trial for a woman accused of killing 5 year old Darnell Taylor is expected to get underway today. 48 year old Pammy Maye is charged with aggravated murder, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse. Police say Maye fled to Cleveland from Columbus after allegedly dumping the boy’s body in a sewer drain.

Man charged with murder of wife dies

The man who was charged with the murder of his wife has died. James Ramal attempted to hang himself at the Summit County Jail on June 9. He was resuscitated and taken to the hospital where he died the following day. Ramal had been charged with murder and tampering with evidence after police say he…

Body found

Authorities in Akron are investigating after a body was pulled from Summit Lake in the 400 block of Ira Avenue last night. Police say a passerby reported seeing the body and the fire department’s dive team later recovered the remains of a deceased man. The victim’s name has not been released and authorities are unsure…

Officer involved shooting in Wadsworth

Wadsworth police are investigating a shooting that involved their officers. Police say they responded to a home in the 200 block of Durling Drive around 9pm last night on reports of a man having a gun threatening to shoot himself. shortly after police got there they reported shots have been fired. It’s not clear if…

Akron police looking for white SUV involved in mass shooting

Akron police released photos of a vehicle allegedly involved in a deadly shooting earlier this month. It’s a white SUV with dark tinted windows. Police believe the person who shot 28 people was either driving or riding in this vehicle on June 2nd. one of the people shot in the incident was 27 year old…

Cooling centers in NE Ohio

The very hot weather will be with us all week, which leaves counties to open up cooling centers. In Akron, Summit Lake Community Center, 380 W. Crosier Street will function as a cooling center during regular hours of operation, 9am to 7pm. In Barberton, at the active Adult Center, 500 W. Hopocan Avenue, 830am to…

Juneteenth Celebration

Tense moments last night at Akron’s City Council meeting. Council members are now calling out Akron Mayor Shammas Malik for canceling this past weekend’s Juneteenth events. That cancelation came after recent violence at festivals across the area. The city says it was out of an abundance of caution, but council members say they were left…

Man charged in connection to March shooting

A 76 year old Summit County man has been arrested in connection with an Akron shooting that left a man dead in March. Harry Wilkinson was arrested and charged with reckless homicide. He is accused of killing 43 year old Bryan McNeil in the early hours of March 13th. McNeil was found near a shed…

Fatal crash

The Canton Post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred Friday night around 9pm in Perry Township in Stark County. A vehicle was heading westbound on US 30 when the driver traveled off the right side of the road, over corrected, and continued off the left side…

Highway Patrol warns drivers

The Ohio State Highway Patrol is warning drivers about the 100 deadliest days of summer. Troopers are urging caution on the roads from now until Labor Day Weekend. Last year from Memorial Day until Labor Day weekend, roadways saw 67,000 crashes. Troopers say they will be out in full force over the next several weeks…

Tornado Record

Ohio has already tied its record for the most tornadoes in a year that was set in 1992. Last Wednesday nights storms brought 4 tornadoes across central Ohio, raising the total number this year to 62. Three of the five most active years for tornadoes have happened since 2019. 60 touched down last year while…

Shooting victim identified

Concerning the shooting that occurred this past Saturday afternoon around 330pm near Raymond Street and W. Bartges Street in Akron, the victim has been identified as 20 year old Antwan James Edwards, from Akron. The autopsy has been completed and the cause of death was a gunshot would to the torso. Manner of death is…