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Akron police looking for man wanted in two murders
On July 7 at around 3:30 a.m., the victim,Bonn Rassavong, 46, was walking to his parked car on Schiller Avenue.
Man attacked in Akron after being accused of stepping on cat
AKRON, Ohio -- A man was injured Tuesday when he was attacked in his car by a person who accused him of stepping on a cat, police say.
Akron learning center named in honor of boy fatally hit by a car
According to the district, the driver ignored a crossing guards commands to stop. Tony pushed his sister out of the way, subjecting himself to the car's full impact.
6 best restaurants in Summit County: Selections from the 2018 A-List Dining Guide
With an old-fashioned feel, the Diamond Grille is a hidden gem in Akron, a throwback that features sumptuous steaks. $$-$$$, no credit cards. Cuisine: Steakhouse, American. (Marc Bona, cleveland.com)
Couple rescue baby girl from car in 32C heat as parents lay passed out on heroin
Eric Asher, 43, and his fiancé were in a car park in Canton, Ohio, when they noticed the parents lying on the ground and the baby girl sweating in the car
OPEN M gives away 300 shopping carts at ‘Mountain of Food’ event - Akronist
On Friday, Aug. 17, OPEN M will open its doors for the monthly Mountain of Food program and will hand out an expected 7 to 9 tons of food to more than 300 residents. At the event, OPEN M also will distribute 300 shopping carts to those attending: one cart per family will be distributed upon check-in
How many kids does LeBron James have?
James is a multi-million dollar athlete now, but he grew up as the child of a teen single mom, Gloria James, who worked — and struggled — to provide him with a better life without his father around
eBay ‘Retail Revival’ Brings Akron Entrepreneurs To New York City - Retail TouchPoints
eBayis giving SMBs from Akron, Ohio an opportunity to display and sell their products on a much bigger stage.The e-Commerce giant sent 17 SMBs to set up shop inThe New Stand, a retail concept store in New York City with locations in Brookfield Place and the Union Square subway station, to bring shop
West Side News & Notes
The purchase, approved by Akron City Council last month, will be funded through Issue 4 — the new 0.25 percent income tax increase approved by voters last November and dedicated to police, fire and roadway improvements in Akron, according to officials.
8 teens arrested following large fight outside Canton McKinley High School
After officers arrived at the brawl, those involved ran away into the neighborhood surrounding the school. A large group of them were later found near Abbott Place Northwest and Broadway Ave. Northwest, where they were taken into custody for disorderly conduct.
Highland Square Film Festival features uniquely Akron stories, cash prizes, Sept. 29 - Akronist
— Highland Square Neighborhood Association will host the first-ever Highland Square Film Festival, Saturday, Sept. 29, from 2 to 6 p.m. at The Highland Theatre, 826 W. Market St.
Man arrested after overdoses at downtown city park
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Forty-six people overdosed Wednesday at or near a Connecticut park from a suspected bad batch of “K2” synthetic marijuana, requiring paramedics to be stationed there to provide treatment, authorities said.
University of Akron to phase out almost 20 percent of degrees and programs, will hire in 'areas of strength or opportunity'
But UA will make 32 new full-time hires to teach classes in areas of opportunity, including polymers, health and biosciences and dance.
Canton man charged in accidental shooting that killed Barberton teen
BARBERTON, Ohio -- A Canton man is charged in an accidental shooting that killed a 16-year-old boy in Barberton, police said.
eBay's Retail Revival showcases 17 Akron small businesses in New York City
While the Akron vendors returned home this week, their products will remain for sale at Brookfield Place through Aug. 24, said eBay spokeswoman Caitlin Talty.
Cooler, but thunderstorms likely: Cleveland, Akron weather for Thursday
CLEVELAND -- The week's dry, humid weather will come to an abrupt end on Thursday.Thunderstorms and rain showers, having started overnight Wednesday, will continue into Thursdaymorning. Temperatures will slowly climb through the mid 70s. Rainfall totals could reach half of an inch in severe thunders
Not sold on social determinants of health? Check out LeBron James' I Promise school - MedCity News
If you are unclear on how cities, employers, social service organizations, and healthcare systems need to address the social determinants of health, consider how LeBron James and the Akron Public Schools have organized the new I Promise school that opened recently.
Akron man wanted for July murder
Andre Warren, 27, is wanted for murder and felonious assault. Police believe he committed a homicide July 1 in the 300 block of Pioneer Street.
Cleveland Clinic ranks No. 2 in nation_ Akron General 11th in state_ Summa Akron City ...
For the third year in a row,Cleveland Clinicwas ranked theNo. 2hospital in the nation. The Cleveland-based health system also ranked first inOhioin the annual list, released Tuesday by the news organization.
Police presence outside Canton school after two sisters struck by car
Police say Marissa Smith, 11, and her sister Abbrianna Smith, 17, were hit by an eastbound car.