Man Shot, Killed at Area Bar

A Cleveland man lost his life when bullets flew at a bar in Garfield Heights over the weekend. The victim was identified on Monday as 27-year-old Ronnie Brigs, the co-owner of the bar where he was gunned-down. The incident happened early Sunday morning at the business in the 5000 block of Turney Road – where…

Woman Set-Up on Internet for Armed Robbery

A woman who hoped to buy a pair of shoes that were advertised on the Internet was instead the victim of an armed robbery over the weekend. Akron Police were called to the 200 block of North Martha Avenue in Goodyear Heights round Noon on Saturday, when they arrived just north of East Akron Cemetery…

Man Arrested after Shots Fired at Girlfriend’s Car

An argument between the parents of a small child ended with gunfire and the mother crashing her car in Kenmore. Akron Police offered-up the details on Monday afternoon…reporting the incident happened around 6:15PM Friday in the 900 block of Oregon Avenue near the intersection of 15th Street SW. Police arrived to speak with the young…

Follow-Up Continues after Fatal Crash

The State Highway Patrol is still investigating a fatal one-vehicle crash that happened last Friday in Portage County’s Brimfield Township. The Patrol reports the incident happened around 7:45AM along Sunnybrook Road, where an SUV driven south by a man from Kent went off the right side of the pavement – then struck an embankment and…

Shots Fired at Burglary Suspect

A burglary suspect wielding a crowbar drew gunfire from a police officer who responded to the scene of the break-in. Police in the village of Lakemore were called to the Challenger Golf Course in the 1500 block of Flickinger Road around 10:00PM Sunday, then arrived to find that a door to the facility had been…

Bogus Calls Could Become Felony Offense

With a growing trend of bogus calls being made to report active shooters on school campus locations around Ohio, a pair of state lawmakers want to change the law to make it a felony offense for those who continue the habit. Last week, there was a rash of such calls that sent law enforcement to…

OH Flags Ordered to Half-Staff to Honor Fallen Sheriff

Governor DeWine has ordered flags at all public buildings and grounds lowered to half-staff – a show of respect following the passing of longtime Carroll County Sheriff Dale Williams. The Sheriff’s office announced his death on social media on Saturday. Williams had previously served as a police officer in Carrollton and had been employed part…

AFD Chief Named Deputy Mayor

Akron Fire Chief Clarence Tucker has been tapped by Mayor Dan Horrigan to become the city’s new Deputy Mayor for Public Safety. City Hall announced on Monday that Chief Tucker has been chosen to replace Charles Brown, who announced his retirement last month after 36 years of public service. Tucker joined the city’s Fire Department…

Murder Suspect is FOTW

A murder suspect has been named Fugitive of the Week by the US Marshals Service. The Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force is offering a reward for information leading to the capture of Joseph Stevens of Cleveland – wanted by Cleveland Police on a warrant for murder in connection with the August 27, 2020 shooting…

Four Displaced after House Fire

An early-morning house fire on Akron’s east side left a family of four in need of help from the Red Cross. Fire crews responded to a home in the 900 block of Ada Street shortly after 5:30 Monday morning. They arrived at the scene across the street from Glover Community Learning Center to report smoke…

Man Shot to Death in Akron

Akron Police detectives are continuing the follow-up investigation after a fatal shooting that happened on Sunday afternoon on the city’s west side. Police were sent to an apartment in the 800 block of Copley Road a short time before 1:00PM – arriving at the scene just east of Grace Avenue to find a 62-year-old man…

Alleged Gang Member Charged with Shooting at Rivals

A long list of charges have been filed against a reputed member of a street gang in Canton – accused of firing shots at rival gang members. A Stark County Grand Jury recently issued an indictment against the 18-year-old Defendant who celebrated his birthday in August. The panel alleges that the teen is a member…

Area Sheriff Dies

The longtime Sheriff of Carroll County has died. The formal announcement came from the Sheriff’s office on Saturday, when they posted on social media the passing of Sheriff Dale Williams and said that he died peacefully. Williams had previously served as a police officer in Carrollton and had been employed part time as a dispatcher…

Jail Guards, Inmates Treated for Fentanyl Exposure

Two corrections officers and several inmates were hospitalized for treatment after they were all apparently exposed to Fentanyl in the Licking County Jail. The Sheriff’s office reported that people inside the lockup began getting sick around Noon on Sunday – resulting in five inmates and the two guards being taken to Licking County Memorial Hospital…

One Arrested after MC Rider Shot, Killed

A motorcyclist was killed and one person was taken into custody following a shooting incident that happened early Sunday Morning in the Summit County community of New Franklin. The Medical Examiner’s office was called to the scene after New Franklin Police rolled into the 5400 block of Dailey Road shortly after 3:30AM on a report…