Indians, Pirates to Meet for Three before Season

  The Indians and Pirates will play a three-game exhibition series ahead of the start of the 60-game season. Games will be played July 18, 20 and 22 – starting in Pittsburgh and flipping to the Lakefront City for Game Two before they wrap things up in the Steel City on the 22. All three…Read More

Victims Identified after Man, Toddler Found Dead

  The two people who were found dead in the driveway of an Akron home over the weekend have been identified – and their deaths have been ruled homicides. Akron Police on Monday afternoon named the victims as 43-year-old Horace Lee and his one-year-old daughter, Azeria Tucker. Police are still investigating but so far have…Read More

SUV Rollover Slows Traffic

  A rollover crash involving one vehicle slowed traffic on the eastbound side of Interstate 76 in Portage County on Monday afternoon. 911 callers reported that an SUV went out of control and flipped several times a short time after 1:30PM, sending emergency responders to the 36 Mile Marker, west of the State Route 5…Read More

Homes, Cars Damaged in Shooting

  Several homes were left with bullet holes in a shooting incident that happened in Canton during the early-morning hours on Monday. Police responded to 911 calls from a two-block area of Edwards Avenue NE around 1:30AM, when officers documented bullet holes in five homes and two parked cars in the neighborhood. There were no…Read More

Red Cross Seeks Volunteers for COVID-19 Response

  With Summer traditionally a time for severe storms and natural disasters due to Mother Nature, the Red Cross will also have to respond to the ongoing, added burden of responding to citizens’ needs as the COVID-19 pandemic continues. The American Red Cross reports there’s also been a rise in local disasters including house fires,…Read More

New Fund Created to Address Opioid Crisis

  The Akron Community Foundation has announced creation of a new grant program that targets the opiate addition crisis here in our area. The Foundation on Monday announced that grant fund proposals are now being accepted as part of the HSC/Summit County Community Health Fund. The intent is to award support dollars to local non-profits,…Read More

Woman Charged in Attack on Ex-Boyfriend

  A Canton woman saw her bond set at 50-Thousand dollars following her arrest on claims that she attacked her former boyfriend. 33-year-old Starla Pride was taken into custody around 4:00PM Sunday on a warrant on two counts of felonious assault. The paperwork was signed in connection with an incident that happened on July 7,…Read More

Shot Fired in Road Rage Incident

  A gunshot was fired in a road rage incident that happened on Sunday afternoon. Akron Police officers were flagged-down in the Summit Lake area by a 24-year-old man, who told them that he and his infant daughter had been targeted. He said that he was driving in the area of Copley Road and St…Read More

Thief Steals AC Units from Housing Complex

  Someone snatched-up a number of air conditioning units from a north Akron housing construction project. Police were called to the scene in the 400 block of Schiller Avenue, between Waters Park and North Howard Street, shortly after 3:30PM Sunday. On arrival, they met with the caller who reported that at least nine air conditioning…Read More

Akron Teen Faces Weapons Charges

  Weapons charges have been lodged against an Akron teenager after officers on patrol found him packing heat over the weekend. Police rolling through the area of Roselle Avenue and Manchester Road on the south side caught a glimpse of the handgun in the pocket of 18-year-old Ray Hardiman. They stopped him for questioning around…Read More