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  1. Officials consider citing homeowner after Ohio fire kills 4Read the original story

    Tuesday | Morning Journal

    Authorities have identified the two adults and two girls killed in a fire at a home that apparently lacked smoke detectors, and they're considering whether the rental property's owner should be cited. Firefighters say an Akron ordinance requires homes there to have working smoke detectors, but investigators haven't found any in the three-story house, where a family of five lived with a friend.

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  2. Police: Man shoots 3 following argument at Akron barbershopRead the original story

    Friday Dec 2 | Morning Journal

    Police are searching for a man who was about to get his hair cut when he pulled a gun and shot three people following an argument at an Akron barbershop. Lt. Rick Edwards says the incident began when a 20-year-old man came into RP Blade Academy around 11:00 a.m. Thursday and began yelling at a customer seated in the barber's chair.

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  3. Jury convicts Akron woman of fatally shooting boyfriendRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 29 | Morning Journal

    A 22-year-old Akron woman is now facing a possible sentence of life in prison after she was found guilty in the fatal shooting of her boyfriend last January. Kerieda Beavers was stunned Monday when a Summit County jury found her not guilty of one murder charge but convicted her on a second along with felonious assault in the Jan. 9 death of 22-year-old Tevael Parker.

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  4. Walter HollowayRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 17 | Morning Journal

    Mr. Holloway was born January 14, 1921 in Columbiana, Ohio, the son of Leo and Carrie Holloway. His father, grandfather, and great-grandfather were prominent merchants in the village of Columbiana, operating a dry goods store on Main Street for many generations.

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  5. Ex-cop who misused database, stalked women has early releaseRead the original story

    Wednesday Nov 9 | Morning Journal

    A former Akron policeman who assaulted his ex-girlfriend, misused a law enforcement database and stalked her and other women has been granted early release just over a year after being sentenced to four years in prison. The Akron Beacon Journal reports a Summit County judge granted Eric Paull's release request on Tuesday and put him on five years of probation and GPS monitoring.

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  6. Court rejects 3 inmates' 1st Amendment lethal injection caseRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2016 | Morning Journal

    This undated file photo provided by the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction shows death row inmate Ronald Phillips, convicted of the 1993 rape and murder of his girlfriend's 3-year-old daughter in Akron, Ohio, and scheduled for execution in January 2017. Ohio is scheduled to execute Ronald Phillips on Jan. 12, 2017, in what would be the state's first execution in three years and the state's first execution to use a new three-drug combination.

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  7. Sanders urges turned-off voters to turn out for ClintonRead the original story

    Sep 17, 2016 | Morning Journal

    In a pair of university stops in battleground Ohio on Saturday, Bernie Sanders used his enduring popularity with young voters to urge support for Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. It's just that his crowds aren't what they used to be.

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  8. New wave of heroin overdoses hits Ohio cityRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2016 | Morning Journal

    Authorities say at least eight deaths this weekend could be from overdoses. The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office is investigating.

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  9. Man faces drug charges tied to 27 heroin overdosesRead the original story

    Aug 26, 2016 | Morning Journal

    An Ohio man has been charged with heroin distribution in connection to 27 drug overdoses in five hours in a single West Virginia city. The U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of West Virginia announced Friday that 22-year-old Bruce Lamar Griggs from Akron, Ohio, was charged in federal court with drug distribution in connection to the Aug. 15 spate of overdoses in Huntington.

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  10. Carole BrickerRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | Morning Journal

    Carole retired from Robert Bycroft where she drove bus for 33 years. She was currently a driver for carts.

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  11. Links target of suitRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2016 | Morning Journal

    An Akron development company filed a civil lawsuit against several companies, including the Links at Firestone Farms LLC, on Monday in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court. Lockhart Development Co.

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  12. James CraigRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2016 | Morning Journal

    Dr. James A. Craig, 51, passed away Friday morning, August 12, 2016 at the Cleveland Clinic following a short illness. Dr. Craig was born May 24, 1965 in East Liverpool, the son of John and Lois Cosgrove Craig and had lived in Barberton the past three years.

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  13. Ray SnyderRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2016 | Morning Journal

    Survivors include his wife, Donna R. Snyder; a daughter, Brenda Frantz of Birmingham, Ala.; two sons, Michael Snyder of Afton N.Y., and Gary Snyder of Akron; one sister, Nina Wisler of Salem; three brothers, Frank Snyder of Albuquerque N.M., Emmor F. "Fritz" Snyder of Girard, and Robert Snyder of Gainesville, Fla.; eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 3 p.m. Sunday at the Stark Memorial Funeral Home, with the Rev.

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  14. Convicted Indianapolis businessman Tim Durham disbarredRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | Morning Journal

    The Indiana Supreme Court has disbarred a former Indianapolis businessman sentenced to 50 years in prison for defrauding thousands of investors of $200 million to finance a lavish lifestyle. The court released an order Wednesday concluding Tim Durham violated the rules of professional conduct because of the fraud.

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  15. Colleen FayRead the original story

    Jul 4, 2016 | Morning Journal

    One of 14 siblings, Colleen is survived by her sister, Barbara Riley, and her brother, Freddie Louden, both of Clarksburg, WV; her stepchildren, Kristin Elson of Centreville, VA, and Michael P. Fay of Haymarket, VA; four step-grandchildren; and many relatives and friends. Born August 10, 1939, in Gilmer County, WV, near Clarksburg, Colleen worked most of her adult life in the restaurant business, as a waitress for 22 years at the Lantern Restaurant in Akron, OH, and as a hostess and waitress at Wally Waffle Restaurant, also in Akron.

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  16. The Latest: Police urge fans to clear Cavs parade routeRead the original story

    Jun 22, 2016 | Morning Journal

    The Latest on the parade for the Cleveland Cavaliers, who made a historic comeback to win the NBA title : The Cleveland police department is asking people to clear East 9th Street, the longest street on the parade route, that has become so clogged that the parade celebrating the city's first major sports title in 52 years hasn't been able to get through. A Cleveland police spokesman emailed media outlets Wednesday afternoon with the following message: "We need everyone to get out of the parade route.

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  17. Cavaliers bring title to ClevelandRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | Morning Journal

    LeBron James stepped off the plane and into a blizzard of red-and-gold confetti before hoisting the Larry O'Brien trophy. It gleamed in the bright summer sun, a symbol of hope and history.

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  18. Authorities: Inmate died after complaining of chest painsRead the original story

    Apr 15, 2016 | Morning Journal

    Authorities say an inmate who died this week after corrections officers found him unconscious in his northeast Ohio jail cell had complained of chest pains. The Summit County Medical Examiner says 39-year-old Antonio Daniels complained of chest pains Monday night and Tuesday morning in the county jail in Akron.

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  19. Police: Fugitive chewed fingertips in bid to hide identityRead the original story

    Feb 26, 2016 | Morning Journal

    Police say a fugitive from Tampa, Florida, chewed off his fingertips in an attempt to avoid being identified by fingerprints during a traffic stop in northeast Ohio. Twenty-four-year-old Kirk Kelly was jailed on felony counts of evidence tampering and obstructing official business and misdemeanor charges of falsification and resisting arrest.

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  20. Ohio board OKs parole for inmate who walked away in 1959Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2016 | Morning Journal

    The first time Frank Freshwaters walked away from an Ohio prison facility, he did so without permission. This time will be different.

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