$4M bond for woman who allegedly killed 5 year old boy

The 48 year old Columbus woman accused of allegedly abducting and killing 5 year old Darnell Taylor, appeared in court for the first time since her arrest. Bond was set at $4 million. the court says Pammy Maye has bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, and controlling behavior. Police say Darnell was suffocated to death inside her home.…

Illegal guns recovered

Members of the Akron police Department’s Anti-Violence Bureau’s Gun Violence Reduction Team, as part of an ongoing investigation, conducted a search warrant on a home in the 2300 block of 11th Street SW in the Kenmore neighborhood. During the search, officers recovered over a dozen firearms and ammunition. authorities say, 36 year old Dustin Ross,…

3 arrested during Springfield Township drug raid

Members of the Springfield Township Police Department and the Metro SWAT team raided a house on Tuesday after getting tips from the public that a drug operation was taking place. Authorities say they received tips about numerous vehicles coming and going at a home in the 1600 block of Ewart Drive. Recently multiple drug possession…

Akron woman found with multiple injuries after assault by masked man

A woman was transported to the hospital in critical condition Monday after police found her with several lacerations and injuries after the assault. Police were called to a home in the 700 block of Chalker Street just after 10am on a report of an assault. On scene, police found the 35 year old woman with…

26 year old man shot and killed in Akron

A 26 year old man was shot and killed in Akron Monday afternoon and Akron Police are asking the public for information. Police were called to the 900 block of Bellevue Avenue just after 4pm on a report of a shooting. When police arrived on scene, they found the man on the ground with apparent…

7 injured in crash in Summit County

Three adults and four children were injured Saturday following a single-car crash in Twinsburg. summit County Sheriff’s say the driver of the Nissan Altima lost control around 7am, rolled over in the westbound lanes of I-480. Three adults and four children, ranging in age from 5 to 7, were in that car that crashed. A…

R. Shea Brewing will close its doors

R. Shea Brewing in Akron posted on FB last night announced it will close both its locations on Sunday, March 3. The 2 locations– The Taproom in Merriman Valley and the large Canal place location in Downtown Akron. In the Facebook post, owner Ron Shea says he made the decision after barely making payroll in…

Arrest made in S. Hawkins shooting case

Akron police announced yesterday an arrest has been made in a recent shooting which took place in the 14000 block of S. Hawkins Avenue on February 7th. The shooting left a 38 year old man with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He continues to recover from his injuries. Akron Police say, 38 year old…

Mayor Malik unveils Snowplow Tracker

Akron mayor Shammas Malik unveiled the city’s new snowplow tracker and dashboard available during a winter weather event. Malik said the website will include near real-time information about the city’s snow and ice operations as they are happening. The dashboard also features the city’s snow and ice plan, response levels, street priorities, and other information.…

Downtown Akron fire

A three-story building fire inside the abandoned Ace Rubber Products building in Akron closed off a portion of downtown Wednesday night. Flames and smoke were seen coming from Beach Street off of North Howard Street, which was closed off at Martin Luther King Boulevard. Fire crews remain on the scene this morning, at 100 Beach…

Cedar Point plans to hire 7,000 seasonal workers for Summer

Ahead of opening day on May 4th, Cedar Point is hiring approximately 7 thousand seasonal workers to join the amusement park. Positions available include: ride operators, security, lifeguards, food and beverage, maintenance, and many more. Seasonal associates will earn between $13 and $17 an hour. If you’re interested, Cedar Point will hold an in-person job…

Fatal motorcycle crash in Medina County

The Medina Highway Patrol Post is investigating a fatal traffic crash which occurred on State Route 18 in Medina Township in Medina County. The crash occurred at approximately 1130am yesterday, when a Kia traveling east attempted to turn left on to Victor Drive. A Yamaha motorcycle was traveling West on State Route 18 and struck…

Cuyahoga Falls has a new police chief

Earlier this week, Cuyahoga Falls City Council confirmed Mayor Don Walters appointment of Captain Christopher Norfolk as the city’s next police chief, effective March 1st. In January, Mayor Walters announced the planned retirement of police Chief jack Davis at the end of this month after more than 30 years with the Falls’ police Department and…

Naloxone in Summit County Buildings

Naloxone will be put in Summit County buildings. It’s a medication used to rapidly reverse overdoses, and officials say over 20 Naloxboxes will be installed throughout summit County in public and employee areas. According to Summit County officials, there were over 11 hundred overdoses in the county in 2022, and 220 of those were fatal.…

Akron man shot, shooter on the loose

A 38 year old Akron man was shot in an Akron parking lot Wednesday morning during an altercation; the shooter is still on the loose. According to police, the shooting happened around 840am in the 1400 block of S. Hawkins avenue. On scene, police found the victim with a gunshot wound to the abdomen. He…