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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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44 min ago | Cleveland.com

Third man arrested in fatal Akron home invasion

A federal task force on Wednesday arrested the third man in the shooting death of a 39-year-old father of eight during an August home invasion. Griffin is one of three men and two shooters accused of barging into Darryl Tramell's East Brookside Road home Aug. 18 in Akron.

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2 hrs ago | Aurora Advocate

Aurora Police Reports

Trash dispute: Police were called to a dispute Sept. 4 between a Robinhood Drive resident and a trash collection crew after the resident claimed his can was tossed into the back of truck and the company would not give it back.

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7 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Akron man pleads guilty to fatal shooting

Darnell Secession, 23, will be sentenced Oct. 27 by Summit County Common Pleas Judge Amy Corrigal Jones. He's accused in the May 24 shooting death of Devonte Taylor of Akron.

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9 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Ohio having more samples, some from Akron, tested for uncommon virus

Kim Hone-McMahan: Finding stylish clothes for adults is difficult at 2 feet 7 inches; local women change that with Classy Little Fashions Kim Hone-McMahan: Finding stylish clothes for adults is difficult at 2 feet 7 inches; local women change that with Classy Little Fashions

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12 hrs ago | Ohio.com

Akron council, mayor honor the late Ethel Chambers

When Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic referred to the late Ethel Chambers as a "pain in the neck" during Monday's Akron City Council meeting, he meant it in a good way. Plusquellic was alluding, during a tribute to the community activist, to her tendency to hound him and other city leaders for improvements in her neighborhood or her latest project.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

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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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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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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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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WKSU-FM Kent

Akron school bus driver killed after saving a student

The award-winning daily program about business and finance puts a human face on the global economy, with insight from anchor Kai Ryssdal. "Q" is Canada's liveliest arts, culture and entertainment magazine.

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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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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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Ohio.com

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

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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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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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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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