Akron Police: 8-year-old girl shot while in car
AKRON, Ohio — An 8-year-old girl has been hospitalized after being struck by gunfire while sitting in a car in Akron on Thursday. Police were called to the 1200 block of Copley Road at around 1:20 p.m ...
Akron police find ‘explosive device’ in vehicle after pursuit
Matthew Cannon, 31, and Destiny Danehart, 23, both are being held in the Summit County Jail on multiple charges.
2 arrested in Akron shooting of 6-year-old girl
Two people are facing charges connected to Thursday’s shooting of a 6-year-old girl in Akron. It happened around 1:17 p.m. in the 1200 block of Copley Road. First responders located the 6-year-old ...
Rick Case: From Akron, Ohio, to automotive legend
Rick Case’s life and influence spanned nearly eight decades, stretching from the Rust Belt of Ohio to the sunshine of South Florida. He died Monday at age 77.
Man fatally shot on Akron’s West Side; city’s third shooting death in less than a day
A man was found fatally shot after he crashed a minivan into a tree on Akron’s West Side, marking the city’s third homicide death in less than 24 hours, according to police.
ODOT worker hit by car on Akron highway sends message to drivers
Steve MacAdam's hard hat and his instinctive decision to jump moments before he was hit by a car on an Akron highway may have saved his life, but he also believes a higher power was at work.
Kids in the crossfire: Akron community reeling after 6 children killed in the last 4 months
There is a gun violence problem plaguing the city of Akron, and teenagers and children are paying the ultimate price for it.
ODOT’s $125 million plans to add lanes to I-77 could be better spent in Akron-area, could worsen storm runoff, local officials say
The Ohio Department of Transportation is seeking feedback on its $125 million plans to add lanes to a 9.2-mile section of Interstate 77 in Summit County, a project that already has some detractors.
Akron Acres offers good food and good times
The farm offers viewing areas to gaze at the animals, hayrides and other festive activities. Andy Kelkenberg, one of the officials from Akron Acres, said even if you just want to get a pumpkin, you’ll ...
6-year-old girl dies nearly 2 weeks after being shot on Akron's west side
AKRON, Ohio — A 6-year-old girl has died from her injuries nearly two weeks after being shot in the West Akron neighborhood. The Summit County Medical Examiner confirms Marviya Jones passed away just ...
Akron police find man shot to death in vehicle
AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Akron police found a man’s dead body with multiple gunshot wounds in a vehicle early Wednesday morning. Police responded to a call for shots fired on Raymond Street around 2:20 ...
Akron Urban League appoints director of diversity and strategic initiatives
The Akron Urban League has named Jennifer Ross, Ph.D., to the newly created position of director of diversity and strategic initiatives. Ross began in her role earlier this month, according to a ...