Teen girl shot in Akron

Akron police are investigating after a 14 year old girl was shot. According to police, the shooting happened around 325am Thursday morning in the area of Margaret Street and Corley Street. the girl was shot in the leg, taken to the hospital and expected to be OK. The victim told police, “she and her friends…

Funding for the Akron Zoo

Good news for the Akron Zoo! The Zoo will receive about $2 million from Substitute House Bill 2, the state’s 2 year construction budget for capital projects across Ohio. Specifically, the Akron Zoo Veterinary Hospital will receive the funds to develop a fully modernized veterinary hospital, providing routine and emergency care to the more than…

Akron woman shot in the head

Akron police are investigating after a woman was shot Tuesday morning. Police say the shooting happened around 950am in the 800 block of Concord Avenue. On scene, police found the 33 year old woman with a gunshot wound to the head. She was transported to Akron City Hospital where she was listed in critical condition.…

New traffic impact in Akron

Drivers who take the Central Interchange in Akron are noticing a new traffic impact as the Ohio Department of Transportation says the ramp from Route 8 South to I-76 East—CLOSED through late August from bridge reconstruction. ODOT says the suggested detour is I-76 West to I-76/Kenmore Leg to I-277 East to I-77 North to 76…

Canton man arrested for Akron shooting that injured 4

A Canton man is facing charges in connection to a weekend shooting in Akron that left 4 people injured, including a 4 year old child. The shooting happened on Saturday near the intersection of Eastwood and Morningview Avenues. 25 year old Delrico Carmona of Canton was arrested Sunday, facing 4 counts of felonious assault. According…

Man charged with murder of girlfriend

This morning, the man charged with killing his girlfriend in Plain Township and dumping her body in a Canton park is set to be arraigned. According to the Stark County Sheriff’s Office, 26 year old Sean Goe is now formally charged with murder, domestic violence, and abuse of a corpse. The body of his girlfriend,…

4 people shot, including a 4 year old child

Akron police are asking for the public’s help after 4 people were shot, including a 4 year old child Saturday evening in the 800 block of Morningview Avenue. No arrests have been made. The adults range in age from 33 to 52 years old. The shooting occurred around 740pm Saturday. Detectives are following up on…

Officer Jamieson Ritter’s memorial service

This morning, a procession and memorial service will be held in Cleveland to remember and honor the life of Officer Jamieson Ritter, who was shot and killed in the line of duty on the Fourth of July. The procession starts at 920am, with the service starting at 955am at the Cathedral of Saint John the…

3 sites listed as possible future home of the Akron Police

Akron Mayor Shammas Malik announced the city’s planning for a future permanent location of the Akron Police Department has narrowed to 3 sites, including 80 West Bowery Street, 178 S. Forger Street, and a renovation of the current Harold K. Stubbs Justice Center building at 217 South high Street. Malik says, the current APD station…

Record numbers

Many people will take to the skies this fourth of July. AAA is projecting nearly 71 million people will travel more than 50 miles from home this holiday with many taking to the skies. According to AAA, 5.74 million people will fly, up 7% from last year and 12% from 2019. More than 60 million…

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…