- Jury to be selected in Ohio trial in New Year's Eve slayings Updated: Oct-13-15 7:15 am
AKRON, Ohio - Jury selection is to begin in the trial of a northeast Ohio man charged in the fatal shooting of a father and his two teenage children during a home invasion robbery on New Year's Eve 2013.
- Window cleaners double as superheroes for sick children Updated: Oct-11-15 4:25 am
AKRON, Ohio - Patients at Akron Children's Hospital were buzzing after Batman, Spider-Man and a host of other superheroes took to the skies to wash the windows of the northeast Ohio hospital.
- Man charged in cop shooting says he feared for his life Updated: Oct-08-15 3:31 am
AKRON, Ohio - A northeast Ohio man who could face the death penalty if convicted of killing an off-duty police officer says he shot him because he feared for his own life.
- Business owner shot by Akron SWAT officer dies in hospital Updated: Oct-06-15 3:08 pm
AKRON, Ohio - A business owner shot by an Akron police tactical team member when officers tried to arrest him has died at a hospital.
- Center starts program to help youngsters detox from opiates Updated: Oct-03-15 1:51 pm
AKRON, Ohio - A health center in northeast Ohio has established a program to help youngsters detox from opiates such as heroin.
- Man gets life in prison for sexually assaulting young girl Updated: Oct-02-15 3:35 am
AKRON, Ohio - A northeast Ohio man has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting a young girl for more than five years.
- University of Akron to hire more full-time faculty members Updated: Sep-30-15 3:06 am
AKRON, Ohio - The University of Akron is planning to hire 55 full-time faculty members and says it may hire more in the future.
- Ohio coroner rules homicide for body found in wooded area Updated: Sep-27-15 12:08 pm
AKRON, Ohio - A northeast Ohio medical examiner has ruled the death of a man whose body was found in a wooded area last week a homicide.
- Police: Akron officer fatally shoots robbery suspect Updated: Sep-26-15 10:47 am
AKRON, Ohio - Police say an officer fatally shot a robbery suspect during a confrontation in Akron - the second police-involved shooting in that city this week.
- Ohio man plans to jump rope Akron marathon for world record Updated: Sep-25-15 9:04 am
AKRON, Ohio - An Ohio runner plans to jump rope the Akron marathon in his quest for a Guinness world record.
- Baby sitter sentenced to 5 years in Ohio infant's death Updated: Sep-25-15 3:06 am
AKRON, Ohio - A baby sitter in northeast Ohio has been sentenced to five years in prison in the death of a 7-week-old baby last year.
- Akron Zoo seeks to sell alcohol at after-hours events Updated: Sep-24-15 3:43 am
AKRON, Ohio - The Akron Zoo is seeking permission to serve beer, wine and liquor at events hosted after regular hours.
- Ohio man gets prison for providing heroin in fatal overdose Updated: Sep-23-15 7:03 am
AKRON, Ohio - An Ohio college student has been sentenced to four years in prison for supplying heroin to a friend who then died from an overdose.
- Akron elementary school receives $500,000 extended-day grant Updated: Sep-23-15 3:44 am
AKRON, Ohio - An Akron elementary school is taking advantage of a $500,000 federal grant by extending their school day to offer students an extra hour of unconventional learning.
- Akron's Grice rushes 7 yards, scores 3 TDs in 52-9 win Updated: Sep-19-15 4:12 pm
AKRON, Ohio - Cody Grice scored a career-high three touchdowns, including the go-ahead score, as Akron raced away from Savannah State 52-9 for its first win of the season on Saturday.
- Breathalyzer tests administered at Ohio high school's games Updated: Sep-17-15 3:23 am
AKRON, Ohio - A private Catholic high school in northeast Ohio is requiring students to submit to blood-alcohol level tests before attending the school's football games.
- Akron homeless man gets life in prison for fatal beating Updated: Sep-15-15 3:36 am
AKRON, Ohio - An Akron homeless man has been sentenced to life in prison for brutally beating another homeless man to death following an argument over a stolen pair of electric hair clippers.