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Akron, Ohio is located in Summit County. Zip codes in Akron, OH include 44310, 44320, and 44326. The median home price in Akron is $64,500 which is roughly $54/per square foot. More Akron information.

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24 min ago | Ohio.com

Akron elementary students receive frosty lesson from traveling educator

Rick Stell, a 1974 alumnus of Firestone High School makes ice cream using liquid nitrogen as he performs science experiments for this fifth grade class at the Ritzman Community Learning Center. Stell, a retired chemical engineer and now lives in Houston, Texas, is voluntarily teaching science to the students this week.

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2 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Students watched bus strike driver, Akron residents spring into action

Cecelia Seese sobbed as her parents took her away from Middlebury Academy Tuesday, four hours after the eighth grader watched a 51-year-old bus driver killed by a runaway bus. The bus began to roll with a 10-year-old girl still on board.

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3 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

School bus driver killed during safety drill

The criminal case stemming from a drunken boat ride on the Hudson River that took the lives of a bride-to-be and her fiance's best man is ending. But the case may persist in civil courtrooms for years.

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3 hrs ago | KBMT

Akron OH students say bus driver is a hero

Akron Middlebury Academy students and parents are trying to comprehend a tragedy they will never forget after one of their bus drivers was accidentally run over and killed during drills at the school on Tuesday morning. The driver pushed a 10-year-old student out of harm's way as the school bus started to roll back, but was unable to escape the oncoming bus.

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3 hrs ago | WKSU-FM Kent

Akron school bus driver killed after saving a student

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7 hrs ago | Mass Transit

OH: Akron High School Student Shot at Bus Stop; Suspect Charged

Sept. 15--An argument over a girl early Monday led to a shooting that left a North High School student hospitalized with multiple gunshot wounds and his rival jailed on felony assault charges, police said. The teen, 16, sustained multiple guns wounds that appear to be non life-threatening injuries, police said.

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9 hrs ago | WKYC-TV Cleveland

Akron man charged in sex trafficking a minor caseAkron man charged in ...

A federal grand jury has charged Antonio L. Sibley, 38, of Akron, Ohio with the sex trafficking of a minor and production of child Akron man charged in sex trafficking a minor case COLUMBUS -- A federal grand jury has charged Antonio L. Sibley, 38, of Akron, Ohio with the sex trafficking of a minor and production of child Check out this story on WKYC.com: http://on.wkyc.com/1s5aNd1 COLUMBUS -- A federal grand jury has charged an Akron man accused of sex trafficking a minor and producing child pornography, according to an indictment. The indictment alleges Antonio L. Sibley, 38, advertised paid sexual services on website and posted the minor's photos.

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10 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Reward raised to $10,000 for identification of Akron murder suspect

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10 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Driver killed when bus rolls over her during safety drill with Akron charter school students

Student book bags are removed from the scene of an accident involving a school bus that was performing evacuation drills with 40 young students from the Middlebury Academy, a charter school on Kent Street on Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2014, in Akron, Ohio.

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10 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

Akron bus driver dies trying to save student; Cleveland woman beaten...

Cedar Point announced today plans to partner with the LeBron James Family Foundation on a deal that goes "far beyond renaming a coaster," according to the park. A charter school bus driver died today while trying to save a 10-year-old student from a rolling school bus in Akron.

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14 hrs ago | People

Jewel: 'I'm Doing Good!' After Split from Ty Murray

Jewel isn't letting her split from Ty Murray , her husband of more than six years, get her down. "I'm doing good!" the singer tells PEOPLE.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

JAM! Showbiz

Black Keys drummer doesn't regret Bieber diss

The Black Keys' Patrick Carney is seen performing at this year's Glastonbury Festival in the U.K. When it comes to annoying concert behaviours, you won't find The Black Keys ' drummer Patrick Carney among the legions of musicians who hate cellphones. While some of Carney's musical contemporaries rail against fans who want to shoot grainy handheld video of shows instead of being in the moment, the Keys' most outspoken member is fine with people who just want to kick back and film clips from the Akron, Ohio, duo's upcoming tour in support of this year's Turn Blue.

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Aurora Advocate

Summit County voters asked to weigh in on tax issue, charter changes Nov. 4

Voters in Summit County will decide three issues on the Nov. 4 general election ballot. Issue 12, if approved, would levy an additional 0.25 percent sales and use tax that would be used to: operate and maintain the Summit County Jail; acquire, construct, equip or repair permanent improvements for the County's 800 MHz Emergency Radio System, County 9-1-1 System and County-owned facilities; fund the County's general fund; and to pay the expenses of administering the tax, according to the ballot language.

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Cleveland.com

Openings statements given in Akron death penalty trial delayed by accusations of judge's bias

Text messages and a fingerprint will be presented during the capital murder trial of a one of two men accused in quadruple homicide. Deshanon Haywood, 22, faces the death penalty if convicted of the aggravated murder of four people on April 18, 2013, at a townhome on Kimlyn Circle.

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The Plain Dealer

After Metro bus stop shooting, Akron schools lockdown plans put to the test

Students were still filtering into Akron's Sieberling Community Learning Center Monday morning in when Principal Megan Mannion got a phone call telling her to lock the doors. Students and teachers knew exactly what to do.

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Cleveland.com

Akron student shot at bus stop, three schools placed on lockdown

Akron Public Schools Superintendent of David James said police arrested a man and a woman in connection with the 8:30 a.m. shooting. The North High School student is being treated at a local hospital after someone opened fire as he stepped off a Metro Transit Authority Bus on Eastland and Tonawanda avenues, James said.

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Cleveland.com

Akron man charged with selling Fairlawn girl for sex in Columbus

Antonio Sibley, 38, faces charges of sexual exploitation of children and forcing prostitution in U.S. Southern District of Ohio Court. The 17-year-old girl told investigators that she ran away from her Fairlawn home in April and since worked for Sibley as a prostitute.

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Cleveland.com

Man accused of stabbing man in Akron park over racial slur

A man admitted to stabbing a 50-year-old man Friday because the man called him a racial slur, police reports say. Jerome D. Thomas, 32, faces a felonious assault charge in Akron Municipal Court.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

WKSU-FM Kent

GI bridea s journey from England to Akron chronicled in new book

The Takeaway is a national morning news program that invites listeners to be part of the American conversation. Hosts John Hockenberry and Celeste Headlee, along with partners The New York Times, BBC World Service, WNYC, Public Radio International and WGBH Boston, deliver news and analysis and help you prepare for the day ahead.

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Advance Indiana

Democrats Throw A Lifeline To J.D. Ford's Senate Campaign, Too...

The Indiana Democratic Party has already sent out two direct mail pieces to voters in District 29 hitting incumbent State Sen. Mike Delph for the public disagreement he aired with the Senate Republican leadership over its handling of a proposed amendment to HJR-3 concerning civil unions to boost the candidacy of Delph's Democratic opponent, newcomer J.D. Ford. The mailings claim that Delph's Twitter communications were "so bizarre and over the top," the Senate Republican leadership stripped him of his leadership position.

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