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Former Cleveland Browns Lineman Found Dead

PITTSBURGH, OH — Former Cleveland Browns lineman and University of Pittsburgh standout John "Buck" Buczkowski was found dead in his suburban Pittsburgh home on Wednesday. Buck played a single season with Cleveland, in 1990.

PATCH - 2018-05-24 15:36:12

Feds pursuing death charges for fentanyl oversdose after speedy trial snafu in Summit County

The delay was caused after paperwork Vaughn sent from prison, where he’s serving time on an unrelated case, got lost in the mail at the Akron Municipal Court clerk’s office.

WKYC - 2018-05-24 15:36:59

Welcome, Vlad and Anastasia! Akron Zoo has a new species on exhibit

There’s a male and a female. Vlad, the male, is three years old and was born June 10, 2015. The female, Anastasia, is also three years old and was born on June 26, 2015.

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-05-24 11:10:47

Teen faces aggravated murder charges in death of woman, 98 | WHIZ News

The Medina County Gazette reports Gavon Ramsay, of Wadsworth, also faces kidnapping, aggravated burglary and gross abuse of a corpse charges. Margaret Douglas’ body was found last month inside a closet at her Wadsworth home.

WHIZ - 2018-05-24 18:51:10

The ruling is in: Judge Judy to speak at Barberton High School commencement ceremony

“It was strange," Ratay said. "I thought we were unique enough to stand out and at the same time since it’s a national contest I did it with ‘it probably won’t happen, it was fun to try.'"

WKYC - 2018-05-25 09:25:12

Uber driver sentenced for sexual assault of passenger in Akron

The Akron Beacon Journal reports 34-year-old Brandon Franklin, of Tallmadge, was sentenced Tuesday in Akron on a third-degree sexual battery conviction.


Canton police set dog on a driver who politely refuses to answer questions

WKYC Channel 3 in Canton, Ohio, posted footage of police smashing a car window, dragging out the driver and setting a dog on him after he very politely refused to answer questions. Their excuse? The car's registered owner had a concealed carry permit, so they were frightened for their lives: "Stop f

BOING BOING - 2018-05-24 12:47:37

West Side News & Notes

The open house event will be held today, May 17, from 3 to 6 p.m., with a brief program and signing at 4:30 p.m. Scheduled speakers include Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro and board presidents and executive directors of both Family Promise and Battered Women’s Shelter.


17-year-old Wadsworth teen indicted on aggravated murder charge for death of elderly woman

WADSWORTH, Ohio - A 17-year-old Wadsworth teen accused of killing a 98-year-old woman has been indicted on multiple charges in connection with her death. Gavon N. Ramsey, 17, was charged Tuesday with aggravated murder, murder, kidnapping, aggravated burglary, and gross abuse of a corpse.

NEWS5CLEVELAND.COM - 2018-05-23 21:28:20

Fugitive Of The Week: Accused Murderer Wanted In Cleveland

Anyone with information on Ogletree, is asked to contact the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force at 1-866-4WANTED or text keyword WANTED and tip to 847411 (tip411). Tipsters can remain anonymous and reward money is available, police said.


Akron residents believe construction from major sewer project is damaging homes

AKRON, Ohio - In the last two years, sizable cracks have formed on the ceiling and walls inside the sunroom of Daika Moegerle's Akron home on Mustill Street. Gaps have also popped up on a baseboard, along her hardwood floors and on some of the interior steps.

NEWS5CLEVELAND.COM - 2018-05-23 22:21:34

Off the Clock: Things to do in and around Akron

The RubberDucks settle in at home for the holiday weekend to take on the Richmond Flying Squirrels (Are there any better nicknames in sports than those of minor league baseball teams?). As usual, the promotions are half the fun: Friday features a Glow Show with fireworks; Saturday is "Naked Gun 2 1/

CRAIN'S CLEVELAND BUSINESS - 2018-05-23 18:36:24

Akron high school sued over alleged sexual battery

AKRON, Ohio - A former Firestone high school student filed a lawsuit against the district, board of education, school officials and her former basketball coach for damages that stemmed from an alleged sexual battery.


Summit County man accused of stealing car, driving wrong way on I-77

It started when John R. Payne, 46, broke into a house on East Caston Road in Green, the Summit County Sheriff’s Office said. The suspect threatened the homeowner, took her keys and fled in her car.

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-05-23 14:26:04

17-year-old indicted in murder of elderly Wadsworth woman

A Medina County grand jury returned a nine-count indictment against Gavon N. Ramsey. Charges include four counts of aggravated murder, two counts of murder, one count of kidnapping, one county of aggravated burglary and one count of gross abuse of a corpse.

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-05-23 21:08:37

8-year-old in critical condition after being shot by 9-year-old cousin in Akron

Another male, 14, was at the home when it happened and came downstairs after hearing the shot. He ran outside for help.


Ms. Wheelchair USA seeks volunteers for annual event - Akronist

The events begin Sunday July 15 with registration and check-in, followed by rehearsals and other activities, leading to live onstage shows July 20 and 21.

AKRONIST.COM - 2018-05-23 13:58:44

Akron police: Man shot and killed during robbery

Police say the victim and another man appeared to have been victims of a robbery. During the robbery, the victims struggled with the suspects; that’s when, according to police one suspect pulled out a handgun and fired several shots. The suspects then took off.


T.I. Says Someone WILL Pay For Ruining His Reputation With “Trumped Up” Charges: “People Who Fought Fed Cases Don’t Lose No Sleep Over No Misdemeanor” - Baller Alert

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Police, OSP get their man - Barberton Herald

Shortly before 2 p.m. the man came out of the woods, was chased, then caught behind Fred Martin Motorcars.