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Akron police officer Brent Heller (left) helps fix a bike for a neighborhood boy while making a stop on Moore St. as part of his park and walk patrol on Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, in Akron, Ohio. The department is using the program to help officers get to know residents in the areas they patrol by letting them ...
Akron City Council agreed Feb. 5 to ask for a $1.85 million federal loan to contribute to the Bowery Project, the latest plan to breathe life back into long vacant buildings just north of the Akron Civic Theatre on South Main Street in Downtown Akron. The HUD (Department of Housing and Urban Development) ...

After a 45-minute search, Akron police officer Howard Vaughn, the school resource officer, recovered a loaded 9 mm gun in a locker. A 15-year-old male student has been charged with carrying a concealed weapon, carrying a weapon in a school zone, and inducing panic. He was taken to Summit County ...
Former Akron school board member John Otterman was granted a continuance in his drug case Friday. Otterman is in a detox facility, court officials say. Otterman will next be in Akron Municipal Court at 9 a.m. Feb. 27. Tom Bauer, his attorney, requested the delay and Judge Jerry Larson granted it.
Akron, Ohio -- An Akron firefighter is accused of shooting a man in the shoulder during a domestic incident, police said. Enrique Green, 31, is charged with felonious assault in the Feb. 4 incident at a house on McKinley Avenue, police said in a news release. He turned himself in Friday at the Akron Police ...
Akron, Ohio - A snowy, gloomy day is ahead for Akron on Friday as temperatures warm to the upper 30s. The morning commute will still be frigid, and chances of showers peak during the drive into the city, however less than an inch of snow should be on the roads at that point. With temperatures in the ...

Akron, Ohio - An Akron high school student was arrested Thursday when authorities found a loaded gun in his locker, police said. The 15-year-old boy is charged with inducing panic, carrying a concealed weapon and illegal conveyance of a firearm in a school in the incident at Buchtel Community ...
Akron, Ohio- An Akron firefighter was charged with felonious assault after a fight last week. Officers responded to a house on McKinley Avenue near Inman Street in Akron at about 4 a.m. on Feb. 2. Akron police said Enrique Green, 31, was visiting a friend when the woman's ex-boyfriend arrived. The two ...
Akron, Ohio - Akronites will enjoy a short break in the snow on Thursday with temperatures still chilly in the teens and 20s, before light, scattered snow returns overnight into Friday. For the morning commute, definitely bundle up. Roads thankfully won't be snowy, but with temperatures in the teens it'll still ...
The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the Akron area that will remain in effect until 4 p.m. Wednesday. Many schools have cancelled classes and communities have instituted parking bans to allow plows to clear the streets. Roads are slick and snow covered. In Wayne ...
An Akron man was pistol-whipped during a Tuesday robbery, police said.( Cleveland.com file photo ). Comment. 0 shares. By Evan MacDonald, cleveland.com · emacdonald@cleveland.com. Akron, Ohio -- An Akron man was pistol-whipped during a robbery in the city's West Hill neighborhood, police said ...
22, just days after Akron police found him passed out in his SUV in the North Hill neighborhood from a suspected fentanyl drug overdose. With 57 applicants interested in the school board seat - two to three times more than expected -- the board wants more time to review the applications and decide how to ...
The 47-year-old father died four days later at Summa Akron City hospital. Detective John Palmer halted the interview once Nathen Moynihan asked for an attorney, but the suspect offered the statement without provocation, Breaux wrote last week in her ruling. "While [Moynihan] did in fact invoke his right to ...
Jordan Dartis, shown here in a file photo from earlier this season, scored 38 points, including 10 three-pointers, in the Bobcat men's defeat of Akron Tuesday night at the ... On the strength of the junior guard's 38 points, the Bobcat men broke a four-game losing streak at home with a 99-75 win over Akron.
Akron police are asking the public's help in identifying a suspect who broke into a car and stole a credit card later used at a Circle K. police want to speak to the man in the accompanying photo. According to police, he is a suspect in the Jan. 26 break in of a car parked in a lot at 209 Merriman Road. A credit ...
Akron, Ohio - A snowy, frigid day is ahead for Akron on Wednesday, as the storm system expected to spark up snow late Tuesday night continues to slide across the region. For the morning commute, up to 2 inches of snow could already be on the roads. That doesn't sound too bad, but with temperatures ...
Akron, Ohio -- A 21-year-old woman was shot during a party early Saturday morning, police say. The shooting happened shortly before 4 a.m. on South Main Street between West Cedar Street and West Exchange Street, according to an Akron police report. Officers responded to a report of shots fired, the ...

Overnight Monday, widespread showers could dump 1 to 2 inches of snow, with flurries possible through Tuesday morning. That could lead to a tricky morning commute. Accumulations aren't heavy, but with below-freezing temperatures, roads could still be slick. Secondary, untreated roads will be the worst ...
Akron, Ohio -- An Akron man was shot and killed Saturday while sitting in a car in the city's Summit Lake neighborhood, police said. Investigators have not released the name of the man found dead just after 2 a.m. in a 2009 Dodge Caliper on West Miller Avenue near Lake Shore Boulevard, police said.
Two-year-old Wynter Parker's mother left for a few hours Friday afternoon only to come back and find her unresponsive on their apartment's front porch, authorities said. The Akron Beacon Journal reports she called 911 and screamed "she's frozen." The girl later died at a hospital. Temperatures on Friday ...
Akron, Ohio -- One person was taken to the hospital early Tuesday morning after a mattress caught fire at a home. firefighters were called to the home on the 500 block of Avalon Avenue at about 12:14 a.m., according to a news release from the Akron Fire Department. A resident in the home had dragged ...
Akron, OH - A makeshift memorial of stuffed animals sits on the front porch of an apartment where a little girl once lived. Akron police are investigating the two-year-old's death. She was found in the cold and unresponsive by her mother Friday afternoon. "Especially that baby is so young and innocent and ...
The University of Akron ice carving team placed second in the National Collegiate Ice Carving Championship in Frankenmuth, Mich., Jan. 26-28. It's the first time the UA team -- made up of students in UA's hospitality management program -- has placed among the top three teams since 2007. That year, UA ...
Akron police found Otterman unconscious in the driver's seat of a car on East Cuyahoga Falls Avenue after an apparent drug overdose on Jan. 19. Paramedics used four doses of naloxone, an opiate overdose reversal drug, to revive him. He was taken to Summa Akron City hospital for further treatment.
Thanks for visiting HeraldMailMedia.com. You're entitled to limited access of articles every 30 days. If you enjoy our site and want full access, we ask you to purchase an affordable subscription. facebook · twitter · email; Print; Save. Akron, Ohio -- Alexander Maynard of Chambersburg, Pa., was named to ...
Akron, Ohio -- Sitting in your Adirondack chair on a deck overlooking the Portage Lakes, it's easy to forget you're in suburban Akron. That's one of the charms of this 6,000 square foot home on Rex Lake, which the listing calls "Stan Hywet on the Lakes" for its resemblance to one of Akron's most popular ...
Akron, Ohio -- The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office has identified a 2-year-old girl who died after being found outside in the cold in Akron. Wynter Parker was found Friday afternoon on the porch outside a house on Doty Drive near Faye Road, a spokesman for the medical examiner's office said.
copyright 2015 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. File image. Show Caption hide Caption. Previous Next. Akron, Ohio - A man who had been shot multiple times was found dead inside a car by Akron officers early Saturday ...
Akron police are investigating how a 2-year-old girl died after her mother found the toddler unresponsive in the cold Friday afternoon on a porch. police were called to the Willow Run Apartments in Ellet about 3:30 p.m. Friday after the mother discovered the girl, police said. Temperatures in Akron on Friday ...
The group in the sedan told police said they were traveling near the intersection of West Exchange Street and Dart Avenue -- which is in between state Route 59 and Akron children's hospital -- when someone in the SUV opened fire. People in the Chrysler did not provide descriptions of the suspects to ...
Akron, Ohio -- Two armed men forced their way into a home and robbed a woman and her three children at gunpoint Wednesday night, police say. The home invasion happened shortly before 8 p.m. on Columbia Avenue near East York Street in Akron's North Hill neighborhood. A curious neighbor ...
University of Akron authorities are investigating a report of a sexual assault that took place at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the arts & sciences Building on campus. The school said a female student reported the incident to university police on Thursday and said it involved "someone she knows." the suspect ...
Akron, Ohio -- An Akron caregiver is accused of allowing a 22-year-old man with developmental disabilities to wander outside and contract hypothermia, authorities said. Benita Wilson, 53, is charged with patient endangerment in the Dec. 27 incident on Inman Street near Cole Avenue, according to a ...
Akron, Ohio --Authorities are offering reward money for information on a double fatal shooting in Akron. No arrests have been made in the Dec. 12 shooting deaths of Tramango Roper, 44, and Robin El-Amin, 54, at a house on Merton Avenue near Inman Street, police said. Witnesses said four men were ...
"The 2018 Governor's Awards winners are true innovators and leaders in their communities," said Donna S. Collins, executive director of the Ohio arts Council, in a release. "They exemplify Ohio's creative and forward-thinking spirit." Parr has helmed the iconic Akron Civic since 2007. Prior to that, he was ...
Akron, Ohio -- A University of Akron student was sexually assaulted inside a campus building Wednesday night, officials say. The woman said she was assaulted by a man she knew at 7:30 p.m. inside the Buchtel College of arts and sciences building, according to a campuswide alert. Authorities gave ...
27, at the Akron Family Restaurant, 250 West market St., to discuss filling the vacant seat, said Lisa Mansfield, school board member and former president. The school board members received Otterman's emailed letter of resignation when they arrived for Monday's meeting. They had a full meeting agenda ...
Akron, Ohio -- An Akron convenience store employee was shot in the leg Wednesday during a robbery in the city's North Hill neighborhood, police said. The 30-year-old man suffered non-life-threatening injuries in the shooting at North Quick Stop on North Howard Street at Mildred Avenue, police said.
The University of Akron announced that it will end most Friday classes, starting this fall. The university plans to encourage students to participate in career-related activities -- such as internships or research experiences -- on Fridays. Classes that have met on a Monday-Wednesday-Friday schedule will ...
Alexander died after paramedics took him to Cleveland Clinic Akron General. Alford was identified as a suspect based on evidence found at the shooting scene, police said. Investigators did not disclose that evidence. Alford should be considered armed and dangerous, police said. Anyone with information ...
Joby Breitenbach of Akron, who was first in line at the event, collects chili samples at the Akron firefighters Chili Challenge on Friday at Lock 3 Park in Akron. The challenge raised funds for the Akron Childrens hospital Burn Institute. Akron firefighters won for their beefy No Hose Barred chili.
An Akron man found not guilty by reason of insanity in the beating death of his mother will be treated at Northcoast Behavioral Health System in Northfield. That was the decision reached during Derrick Williams commitment hearing Thursday in Summit County Common Pleas Judge Christine Croce's ...
Last year, Otterman, who has faced other drug charges in the past, encouraged equipping every Akron public school with naloxone. The board eventually approved the plan. According to the police report, Otterman admitted to having the drugs. He faces charges for the marijuana and was issued an ...
Marcus Kidd, 18, is charged with aggravated robbery, receiving stolen property, failure to comply with order or signal of police, receiving stolen property and obstructing official business, court documents say. Kidd posted 10 percent of his $10,000 bond Thursday, records show. The carjacking happened ...
Akron: The arraignment for former Akron police Chief James Nice has been moved up a day. Nice, who faces a misdemeanor charge that he misused a law enforcement database, is now scheduled to be arraigned at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday before Summit County Common Pleas Judge Jason wells.
The 28-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds in the face, chest and arms just before 10 p.m. on Keck Street near Bethany Avenue, according to a police report. Akron Fire Department paramedics took him to Summa Akron City hospital, where he remained in serious condition Friday morning, police said.
Akron, Ohio -- An Akron man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for shooting his ex-girlfriend when he went to her home to pick up some belongings after their breakup. Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Tammy O'Brien handed down the sentence Thursday. Vester Morrison pleaded guilty Dec ...
Akron, Ohio -- eBay will launch its new online retail training program in Akron, providing online storefronts and advice so that local entrepreneurs can modernize the way they do business. Local small to medium-sized businesses in Akron and Warren can apply for "Retail Revival" until Feb. 9 at 11:59 p.m. ...
An Akron councilwoman is opening the doors to her downtown church Friday to give Dennis Kucinich a pulpit to announce his running mate in the Ohio Governor's race. Tara Mosley-Samples, whose city ward covers South Akron and much of downtown, said she will host a noon "meet and greet" at the ...
Akron, Ohio -- Seven people were displaced Thursday night after a fire on the third floor of a home, officials said. firefighters were called just after 9 p.m. for a fire on the 800 block of Johnston Street, Akron Fire Department said in a news release. Flames could be seen coming through the third floor of the ...


 

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