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Western Ohio Could See Snow This Weekend, Will Northeast Ohio?

Temperatures could climb into the high 50s or low 60s on Friday, before storm clouds gather overhead. The National Weather Service said rain is likely to start after 7 p.m. on Friday, which means high school football could become a muddy affair.

PATCH - 2018-10-18 11:42:25

Political memorabilia show returns to Canton: Yenke Peddler antiques

Political buttons continue to hold enormous appeal. Original, official campaign pins are the most desirable, especially among vintage and antiques collectors. These pins were orchestrated by campaigns and released accordingly, through committees. Look at the back of the pin for details, as many have

CLEVELAND.COM - 2018-10-18 10:00:00

Stark County area calendar of events

The Canton Ballet will present Celebrate Dance! at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 and at 2 p.m. Oct. 13 at the Palace Theatre, 605 Market Ave. N., Canton. Admission is $10 and all seating is reserved. There are discounts for groups of 10 or more. Tickets can be purchased at cantonballet.com, in person, or by cal


Report of jaguar escape from Akron Zoo turns to panic on social media

A Facebook post, which has now been shared nearly 400 times, falsely reported a jaguar escaped from the Akron Zoo.

CLEVELAND19.COM - 2018-10-17 16:39:00

Suicide memorial denied for Stark County parents who lost children

PERRY TWP, Ohio - Parents of six students who took their own lives in the past year would like to see them permanently memorialized. "I think my biggest fear is that he will be forgotten, its like he never existed and i think i can speak for the other parents that they feel the same way their bigges

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-10-18 21:35:15

Man grabbed teen girl off the street in Cleveland, threw her in car, police say

CLEVELAND - Cleveland police are looking for a 15-year-old girl who was allegedly grabbed and thrown in a car by an 18-year-old man Wednesday morning. Kayle Elizabeth White was sitting on the curb in the 5200 block of Fleet Avenue at about 7:30 a.m. when Dylan R. Thomas drove up, grabbed her by the

NEWS5CLEVELAND.COM - 2018-10-18 11:37:54

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Springfield Township police launch investigation into ‘mock rape’ allegations at Akron haunted house

Earlier this week, accusations were made against the Akron Fright Fest, which is promoted as an extreme haunted house experience.

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-10-17 17:55:32

'Mock rape' allegations spark police investigation at Akron Fright Fest haunted house

"Investigators are in the very early stages of fact finding and determining if any laws have been violated," Springfield Township Police Sergeant Eric East said. "We take all allegations seriously, and will investigate these claims in an expedient manner."

WKYC - 2018-10-17 16:22:29

Wadsworth Walmart closed due to hazmat situation

WADSWORTH, Ohio — Wadsworth police say the city’s Walmart is closed until further notice due to a “hazmat situation” on Wednesday.In a Facebook post, police say there are no reported injuries and the building was safely evacuated.Both police and fire are still on-scene. No further details were give

CLEVELAND NEWS - FOX 8 - 2018-10-17 20:34:19

Massillon Tigers score 101 points in game against Pennsylvania team

MASSILLON, Ohio -- There is no question that Massillon High School has one of the most storied football programs in Ohio. But, the Tigers coach staff is facing harsh criticism by some after scoring more than 100 points against a team from Pennsylvania last Friday night.


Raptors 116, Cavaliers 104: Cleveland rallies but comes up short in opener

Kevin Love scored 21 points and grabbed eight rebounds for Cleveland, but was just 5-for-18 from the field. Cedi Osman had 17 points, 10 boards, four assists and two steals, while George Hill had 15 points and seven assists.

MEDINA COUNTY GAZETTE - 2018-10-17 23:56:48

Akron man sentenced to life in prison in fatal shooting at sports bar

AKRON, Ohio -- An Akron man was sentenced to life in prisonin a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded outside a barlast year, prosecutors said.

CLEVELAND.COM - 2018-10-18 11:21:00

Some Akron Fright Fest employees suspended after visitors say they experienced mock rape

"The only thing we saw walking past was a guy jumps out from under the bed and we said, 'Hey, that's neat,' and then as I'm walking by the guy grabs me and throws me on the bed," said Carr.


Man sentenced to life in prison with possibility of parole for deadly shooting outside Akron bar

AKRON, Ohio - A man was sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for a shooting outside an Akron bar that killed one person and injured another last October, the Summit County Prosecutor confirmed on Tuesday.


A couple says they were mock raped at a haunted house in Ohio without permission or a waiver

AKRON, Ohio — One couple is accusing a haunted house in Akron, Ohio of subjecting patrons to a mock rape scene without asking their permission or having them sign a waiver.


Concerns surface over Akron's 'R-rated' haunted house

SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP — An Akron haunted house is under the spotlight over concerns its “R-rated” attraction may have gone too far.The concerns were made on theMelanie Lake Inc at Kim Tam ParkFacebook page citing a "mock rape" scenario that was set up inside one of the haunted houses at Akron Fright


Advocates for homeless sue Akron seeking protection for tent city

AKRON, Ohio - Sage Lewis and his nonprofit Homeless Charity, which runs a tent encampment for the homeless in the Middlebury neighborhood, sued the city Tuesday in a bid toallow the homeless to stay on the property.


Duo steals thousands worth of items from Maps Air Museum during tour

On Oct. 3, two men entered the MAPS Air Museum, 2260 International Parkway, for a museum tour.


Akron council votes down bill that would have allowed jail time for dog barking

The council supported a tougher penalty, but felt the fourth-degree misdemeanor went too far, the Journal reported. Councilwoman Marilyn Keith would not support the legislation without adding an educational program to instruct the public about dog barking complaints.