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  1. Akron convenience store owners plead guilty, avoid gambling charges in state probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 3 |

    A Streebsboro man and a Massachusetts woman avoided gambling convictions last week after pleading guilty to a different charge in the case. Mehul S. Patel, 29, of Streetsboro, and Suvidh Patel, 28, of Charlestown, Massachusetts, pleaded guilty in Akron Municipal Court to disorderly conduct.


  2. Two dead after Lorain County car crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 |

    A 64-year-old Barberton man and a 49-year-old Medina man died in a collision on Route 18 in Lorain County Friday afternoon. A 59-year-old Barberton woman was taken to a Cleveland hospital with critical injuries, the Ohio Highway Patrol said.


  3. Two high school girls basketball legends combining to make history at ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 |

    That's how a legendary high school girls basketball coach ended up at Gilmour Academy. That was 10 years ago.


  4. Akron-area robber with rotted teeth accused in seventh robbery: photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 13 |

    Akron police are asking for the public's help in identifying the man, who typically holds his hands to make it appear if he has a gun, then threatens to kill employees. The man walked into the Marathon gas station in the 2100 block of East Avenue about 9 a.m., acted if he had a gun and demanded money from an employee at the cash register.


  5. Akron Schools cited for not busing charter students, Barberton...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Plain Dealer

    The district had been cited in a state audit for not providing adequate busing for charter school students, the Akron Beacon Journal reports. State law requires districts to pick up charter school students from within a half-mile of their homes, while districts are only required to bus public school students who live outside a two-mile radius of their schools.


  6. Akron man accused of causing Barberton woman's death by selling her heroinRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 4 |

    Gary B. Thompson Jr., 29, is charged with first-degree felony involuntary manslaughter in Barberton Municipal Court. A warrant was issued Wednesday for his arrest.


  7. Barberton girl found safe in Cleveland; 2 teens still missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 1, 2015 |

    Samantha Pearson was reported missing Wednesday. Authorities believed at the time she was in the company of two Barberton teens -- Justine Robinson and Lilly Robinson -- who remain missing.


  8. Ohio Supreme Court overturns ruling against Akron hospital in malpractice caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 |

    The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday overturned a decision against an Akron hospital, holding an appeals court erred when it ruled parents who sued for malpractice after their child died deserved a second trial. In a 6-1 ruling , the court found that while the trial jury that heard the case was given an unnecessary jury instruction, that instruction was not prejudicial and not cause for an appellate court to grant the plaintiffs a new trial.


  9. Roof inspector arrested for stealing copper from foreclosed home: Brecksville Police BlotterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 24, 2015 |

    Breaking and entering, Hunting Drive: Police were called at 3:04 p.m. Jan. 10 by a resident who said a white van was parked in the drive of the foreclosed house next door. When the officer arrived, he found a white truck with copper plumbing in the bed, as well as loud banging coming from inside the home.


  10. Gilmour girls basketball player Emily Kelley answers 7 questions: Varsity TimeoutRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2015 |

    GATES MILLS, Ohio Sophomore guard Emily Kelley has lighting up the scoreboard this season for the Gilmour girls basketball team. But when she's not playing, Kelley is balancing out the rest of her life between school and hobbies.


  11. Fourteen inmates released from the Summit County Jail had cases involving fights or other...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 |

    Three of the inmates ended up being arrested within hours of their release. Jail and county officials said they were unsurprised by the inmates' arrests.


  12. Three former inmates arrested hours after release from Summit County Jail, one already back in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2015 | The Plain Dealer

    Three former Summit County Jail inmates set free Sunday due to budget constraints were accused of committing other crimes in the hours since their release . Michael S. Coon, 33, of Barberton, and Robert Edwards, 57, of Akron, and Rodney Yates II, 32, of Akron, have been charged with crimes since being released from the jail about noon.


  13. Summit County will start releasing inmates on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2015 |

    About 70 inmates will be released as the county seals off one wing with about 75 beds, to consolidate security guards. Barry told county council that he would need about $3.6 million a year to keep the jail operating normally.


  14. Barberton High School will retire soccer jersey of slain Akron officerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 |

    Before Akron police officer Justin Winebrenner died protecting bar patrons from a gun-wielding man firing shots into a crowd, he led his high school soccer team to its most successful season. Winebrenner captained the Barberton High School soccer team to its first-ever Division I sectional championship in 2000.


  15. Akron General seeks tax exemption from Supreme Court, Don Robart to run, Barberton plans Norton sewer takeover: Akron news roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2015 |

    Akron General Medical Center doesn't want to pay taxes on its Health and Wellness Center in Stow and is taking its case to the Ohio Supreme Court. The Akron Beacon Journal reports that the state's highest court agreed to hear arguments over whether or not the wellness center, which is used by the hospital for rehabilitation as well as by private members as a gym, qualifies for a property tax exemption as a non-profit organization.


  16. Man accused of robbing Barberton store at knifepoint on Christmas Eve stabbed two people...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2014 |

    A man convicted of stabbing two people during a fight in 2005 is now accused of robbing a convenience store at knifepoint on Christmas Eve. Dallas A. Francis, 26, of Barberton, was charged Wednesday in Barberton Municipal Court with first-degree felony aggravated robbery.


  17. Fourth purse snatching incident reported in Akron's Highland SquareRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 |

    The 21-year-old Barberton told police the thief ran up from behind her and stole her purse about 11:45 p.m. in the 800 block of West Market Street. Akron police provided this description of the suspect: a black male, 15-17 years old, 5-foot-6, 140-150 pounds, wearing a dark coat and dark hat. 6 comments

  18. The demise of Akron's Innerbelt: planned as a savior, quickly labeled a failureRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 25, 2014 |

    Once harkened as a savior to a downtown struggling to stay afloat in the burgeoning age of the automobile, Akron's Innerbelt freeway has become the subject of ire amongst developers and politicians alike. At a press conference promoting a plan to close the last mile of the Akron Innerbelt Freeway, the six lane road that spans from the urban core of downtown to the western leg of Interstate 77, Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic called the road an "overbuilt, expensive entrance into downtown." 2 comments

  19. Barberton man found guilty of homicide but not murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | The Plain Dealer

    Christopher Kiehl was charged with murder, but the jury found him guilty of a lesser charge of reckless homicide with a firearms specification. Kiehl, 25, shot and killed Kyle R. Fox, 26, of Akron Sept.


  20. Reggie Rogers lead Firestone boys basketball past Revere in Greynolds ClassicRead the original story

    Dec 13, 2014 |

    Reggie Rogers helped Firestone's boys basketball team defeat Revere, 66-56, on Saturday at the Greynolds Classic in Barberton. is powered by Plain Dealer Publishing Co.


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