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A convicted sex offender is now accused of fatally shooting a 39-year-old man in his kitchen during a robbery.
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The 20-year-old man told police a man in his 30s stabbed him in the back with a folding knife Tuesday in the 700 block of McKinley Avenue.
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Denver artist Michael Clapper returned to his home turf to unveil his 25-foot-tall steel sculpture, "Birth of the NFL," at the Pro Football Hall of Fame Aug. 1. Clapper graduated from Copley High School in 1970.
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After attempting to undermine the credibility of three women who are accusing him of rape and sexual harassment by claiming they were suffering from stress and other psychological problems, Dr. James Bressi has taken a more unorthodox approach to prove his innocence.
When Crosspoint Alliance Church Elder Bruce Lyman did a count, he found more than 3,200 internationals living within a 3-mile radius of the church - and the idea for an unusual outreach program.
An Ohio woman has been sentenced to more than a year in prison for assaulting a teacher, principal and cafeteria worker at her son's elementary school after being told she needed a visitor's badge.
Class President Stephen Hren presents the class's PIGEON emblem, held by Tyler Boiarski, at a graduation and oath of office ceremony for firefighter medics at First United Methodist Church on Wednesday in Akron.
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A man's Barberton drug dealer ordered him to engage in sex acts with his girlfriend after beating her, prosecutors said.
A mother who attacked school officials at her son's elementary school will spend the next 14 months in prison.
The accelerator model of business development, firing on several cylinders in Cleveland, is coming to Akron with a Rubber City twist.
Darryl Tramell, 39, died about 7 p.m. at Akron General Medical Center. Police are investigating his death as a homicide, the city's 15th in 2014.
A homeless man accused of beating another homeless man to death at Grace Park pleaded guilty to four different crimes in the last eight months, including one felony.
The specter of war encompasses many predictably tragic outcomes. Every now and then, the close proximity of different nationalities during wartime also brings about more positive developments.
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Updated: Fri Aug 22, 2014 09:31 am
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