Historic Akron church undamaged by large fire nearby
A large fire Wednesday night near the Wesley Temple AME Zion Church did not damage the church and caused no injures, according to the Akron Fire Department. The fire remains under investigation, but a ...
Crews battle fire at vacant apartment building in Akron
Fire officials say flames went through the roof of the vacant building causing crews to go into a defensive attack and fight the fire from the outside.
Akron firefighters rescue person from burning home early Tuesday morning
Akron firefighters rescued a person from a burning two-unit rental home on Corson Avenue early Tuesday morning. Firefighters said they found the occupant on the first floor of the home at ...
AVFD dinner, toy drive going forward with modifications
Even with heightened COVID-19 restrictions, the Akron Volunteer Fire Department is still making sure you get your beef and noodle fix to kick off the Christmas season. The department’s annual ...
'Our world's on fire': Akron hospitals nearing capacity during COVID-19 surge
Medical centers are near the point of becoming overwhelmed by surge in coronavirus cases, with 20% of all Summit cases recorded in last two weeks.
Rescue at Akron, Ohio House Fire
Occupant rescued from a Corson Avenue house fire. Jim Mackinnon, Akron Beacon Journal. Akron firefighters rescued a person from a burning two-unit rental home on Corson Avenue ear ...
Huge fire leaves 8 homeless in Alliance; community rallies to support them
Days after a devastating fire raced through a home in Alliance, the Stark County community is rallying to help eight people who were left homeless.
Chicken Fire, the super hot Nashville hot chicken food truck, is opening a brick and mortar space very soon
It's been one of the hottest (literally and figuratively) food-truck operations of the past year and, now, after stints at A La Cart, East ...
Entries coming in for Parade of Lights
Akron Chamber of Commerce met Monday evening, November 16 with seven members present. President Susan Watson opened the meeting with a prayer. The meal was provided by 5 Star. Mobile Pantry was ...
Akron RubberDucks owner Ken Babby’s favorite dining choices - Five for Friday
For this week's Five for Friday, Akron RubberDucks owner Ken Babby offers his favorite dining choices throughout Northeast Ohio.
Summit County issues stay-at-home advisory through Dec. 16 to slow coronavirus spread
Summit County issued a stay-at-home advisory Thursday, urging residents to only leave their homes for essential trips and to not host guests, including for Thanksgiving.
WMU football shows NCAA-best offense is no fluke in shootout win over rival CMU
Western Michigan upped its NCAA-best scoring average of 49.5 points per game with a 52-44 win over Central Michigan.