Woman, Girl Wounded in Shooting

  A woman and a teenage girl were both wounded by gunfire that happened late Friday night. Police on Monday reported that officers were called to the Emergency Room at Akron General Medical Center around 10:00PM, when a 27-year-old woman and a 15-year-old girl walked in seeking treatment for their injuries. The woman took a…Read More

Bullets Targeted at Akron Man

  A young Akron man was forced to duck gunfire that happened on the city’s west side. Police on Monday reported that the 23-year-old victim was there to meet with officers responding to multiple 911 calls around 1:30 Friday afternoon in the 800 block of Work Drive. He said that someone in a red car…Read More

Home Hit with Bullets in Drive-By

  Another drive-by shooting incident on Akron’s south side remains under investigation. Police responding to a home in the 800 block of Raymond Street near Vernon Odom Boulevard arrived around 11:45AM Friday, when a woman told officers that someone in a passing silver-colored vehicle fired rounds at her 15-year-old grandson. He was gone by the…Read More

Akron Man Killed in One-Vehicle Crash

  An Akron man lost his life in the crash of his pickup truck early Monday morning in Medina County’s Granger Township. The State Highway Patrol reports the crash occurred just after 1:15AM on the eastbound side of State Route 18 near Windfall Road. The pickup driven by 46-year-old William Lagrand of Akron went off…Read More

Jury Trials to Resume in Stark County

  Next week will mark the return of jury trial proceedings in Stark County Court for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic was declared. Two courtrooms have been modified with Plexiglas partitions and other safety measures to help control possible spread of the virus and many other steps have been taken to help avoid…Read More

Three Dead in Capitol City Shootings

  Two teenagers were among the victims in a string of shootings that left three people dead in Ohio’s capitol city over the weekend. Columbus Police responded to a home along South Linden Avenue just after 9:00PM Saturday, arriving to declare 15-year-old Marcus Peters dead at the scene. Investigators noted there had been a drive-by…Read More

Akron to Hand-Off Prime Real Estate Plot

  A significant parcel of land on Akron’s west side – a place where a school building had once been located – is being turned-over to a private developer for the bargain-basement price of just one dollar. The 17-acre site where Perkins Middle School was demolished along Mull Avenue is being handed-off to Alpha Phi…Read More

Akron Man Faces Felony OVI

  Racking-up his fourth OVI offense has earned an Akron man felony charges in his latest arrest. The State Highway Patrol reports that Paris Gladman was stopped along Johnston Street near Brown Street, where the trooper suspected he was under the influence and he was then charged with Number-Four. Gladman had three previous convictions on…Read More

Couple Hurt in MC Crash

  A local couple was hurt – one seriously – in a motorcycle crash that happened in Stark County’s Pike Township over the weekend. The State Highway Patrol reports the wreck happened shortly before 10:00PM Friday on Gracemont Street, west of Dueber Avenue, where 52-year-old Michael Moon of Uniontown was piloting the motorcycle westbound with…Read More

Family of 7 all test positive for coronavirus

The Columbus Dispatch reporting, a Licking County family of 7 have all tested positive for coronavirus. Ohio Department of Health officials report Licking County has had 560 confirmed cases , including 61 hospitalizations and 12 deaths. For now, the family is recovering at home. Their mandatory quarantine expires July 15.Read More