Akron / Canton News

Pair accused of drugging and raping juvenile

9:19 PM, Oct 29, 2013

The investigation is ongoing, and further charges are pending.

Akron: Police search for armed suspects in home invasion

1:02 PM, Oct 29, 2013

Three armed men burst into a home Monday night on Noah Avenue.

Akron Aeros now the 'Akron RubberDucks'

12:47 PM, Oct 29, 2013

Cleveland's Double-A affiliate unveil brand-new name, logos

Richfield: Truck accident on Ohio Turnpike

11:50 AM, Oct 29, 2013

A semi- tractor trailer truck is on its side on the on-ramp to the Ohio Turnpike westbound from I-77 southbound.

Akron: Teacher on leave for alleged racist comments

11:36 AM, Oct 29, 2013

A Firestone High School teacher is on paid administrative leave while the Akron Public Schools investigate racist comments.

Kent | Three arrested for multiple armed robberies Sunday

3:23 PM, Oct 28, 2013

Police arrested men from Cleveland Heights, Euclid and Cleveland in multiple armed robberies Sunday night

Akron PD says 13-year-old led them on high speed chase

8:02 AM, Oct 28, 2013

Police in northeast Ohio say a 13-year-old boy stole a pickup truck, led police on a high-speed chase and rammed a cruiser.

Ohio public colleges adjust after enrollment dips

9:33 AM, Oct 27, 2013

Enrollment at Ohio's public colleges and universities has fallen for the second year in a row amid state and federal efforts emphasizing graduation rates over student totals.

Stark State College plans oil-gas training site

2:59 PM, Oct 26, 2013

Northeast Ohio's Stark State College plans to build an oil and natural-gas training site in Canton.

Driver arrested in construction zone crash

2:57 PM, Oct 25, 2013

A woman wanted in connection with a highway crash that injured a construction worker has been taken into custody.

Medina school board pushes to terminate superintendent

9:27 AM, Oct 25, 2013

School superintendent Dr. Randolph Stepp will have one more opportunity to defend himself before termination proceedings vote.

Summit County leads state in meth arrests

7:03 PM, Oct 23, 2013

The Summit County Drug Unit is on alert and working overtime to keep you safe.

Twinsburg: 2 men arrested for vandalism to city properties

2:10 PM, Oct 23, 2013

Two men have been arrested and charged with vandalism in connection with damage to several city and school owned properties in Twinsburg.

Man admits to killing McDonald's worker

10:35 AM, Oct 23, 2013

Johnnl Lewis, who apologized to the victim's family with tears in his eyes, was sentenced to 31 years to life in prison.

State: Medina school official must repay $4,000

6:25 PM, Oct 22, 2013

The state auditor says an embattled school superintendent in northeast Ohio must repay about $4,000 for questionable expenses including gift cards and travel upgrades.

Outdoors with Big Daddy: Summit County Issue 2

5:34 PM, Oct 22, 2013

AKRON, Ohio - Metroparks Serving Summit County has renewal levy on the November ballot.

Canton man says slaying conviction was based on lies

4:41 PM, Oct 22, 2013

A northeast Ohio man found guilty in the death of a woman who was set on fire and found wailing on a road says the jury's decision was based on lies.

NASCAR: It all comes down to Goodyear tires

4:38 PM, Oct 22, 2013

Akron-based Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co.'s hand-built tires carry the biggest names in racing across the finish line.

Canton fire investigated as possible arson

4:10 AM, Oct 22, 2013

The blaze, which sparked shortly after midnight, fully engulfed the second floor of the home in the 100 block of 19th Street SW.

Summit County Sheriff: Cousins arrested in break-ins

4:12 PM, Oct 21, 2013

The Summit County Sheriff says two cousins have been arrested in connection with a string of car break-ins in the southern portion of the county.

Kent: Man wears Halloween mask in armed ATM robbery

12:17 PM, Oct 21, 2013

Police are investigating the robbery of an elderly man approached by a man with a gun at an ATM in Kent.

Akron man attacked from behind, robbed at gunpoint

11:11 AM, Oct 21, 2013

Police say two males approached the victim from behind, punched him in the face and rummaged through his pockets.

Man shot by teens in Akron robbery attempt

11:10 AM, Oct 21, 2013

Police are seeking two unidentified teens after a 32-year-old man was shot during a robbery attempt Sunday night.

Officer shoots, kills man at accident scene

1:12 PM, Oct 20, 2013

A Warren police officer shot and killed a man while responding to a report of a one-car accident.

Saturday's winning Powerball numbers

10:07 PM, Oct 19, 2013

Winning Powerball numbers for October 19, 2013.

Feds | Stow man charged in Walton Hills $744,000 scheme

9:11 PM, Oct 18, 2013

He worked as the facility manager of the truck repair and cleaning departments at Voith Industrial Services' plant

SLIDESHOW | Haunted Laboratory 2013

2:42 PM, Oct 18, 2013

Oct. 18, 2013: Take a freaky photo tour inside the Haunted Laboratory, located at 1300 Triplett Blvd. in Akron. This four-story fright house is 33 years old. Its neighbor, the Haunted Schoolhouse, is celebrating 40 years of screams. Photos by Ryan Haidet, WKYC-TV.

Court puts Akron Council candidate back on ballot

2:26 PM, Oct 18, 2013

The Court also found it "troubling" that the Board of Elections failed to hold a hearing on the matter.

Man gets 15 years for trying to rob Family Dollar store

2:04 PM, Oct 18, 2013

Akron man sentenced to 15 years in prison for trying to rob the Family Dollar store

Gang member pleads guilty to shooting innocent driver

1:52 PM, Oct 18, 2013

Leader of the FOG gang fired his gun several times; one bullet grazed her right shoulder, second bullet hit her left shoulder