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This Place in Bedford Offers a Cozy Breakfast Experience with a Unique Coffee TwistJonalin PearceNewsBreak Contributor
This Place in Bedford Is Offering an Unexpected Culinary Surprise: Coleslaw with Tortilla ChipsJonalin PearceNewsBreak Contributor
Ohio Meteorologist Busted Drunk Driving After Car Crash Tested at Over 3 Times Legal Limit: Police
Hollie Strano is accused of driving 70 mph in a 35 mph zone and drifting in and out of her lane
Martin L. Davey: A Legacy of Leadership and Industry in Ohio
Nestled in the heart of Ohio lies the small town of Kent, the birthplace of Martin L. Davey, a man whose name became synonymous with the state's political and industrial evolution. Born on July 25, 1884, Davey's roots were firmly planted in Kent, not Buchtel as some might mistakenly believe. The son of the renowned arborist John Davey, founder of the Davey Tree Expert Company, Martin embraced the family's entrepreneurial spirit and would grow to shape Ohio's future.
Ohio man shot for refusing to share potato chips
An Ohio man is recovering after he was shot in the face for refusing to share his potato chips. According to police, the incident happened outside of a strip club.
Local Ohio city ranked in top 15 best cities to retire in on a budget
JEFFERSON COUNTY, Ohio (WTRF) – Retirement is something many people in the workforce look forward to with many planning their move to warmer climates. But a new analysis suggests a small city right here in the Ohio Valley might be creating some competition. A new analysis from a personal finance website known as […]
Kent council will decide Dec. 6 whether to send a charter amendment on ward maps to voters
Kent voters could decide in March how the city’s six political wards will be divvied up if city council approves a ballot measure Dec. 6. At issue is a city charter stipulation that requires each ward to have roughly the same population, plus or minus 10%. The population statistics are based on the most recent census data, which in this case was from 2020. The pandemic caused an exodus of students that reduced the population in certain neighborhoods.
A Taste of the Orient: Stow's Top 3 Chinese Restaurants You Can't Miss
In this article, we're exploring three notable Chinese restaurants in Stow. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these places? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below!
Portage County Sheriff's Office receives reports of scam calls
The Portage County Sheriff's Office says it has received numerous reports of a scam by someone claiming to be a sheriff's sergeant calling residents. The caller claims that there is an arrest warrant issued for the intended victim, who needs to pay money via electronic funds transfer or gift cards.
Boom! Authorities explain loud 'explosions' heard in Canton area Wednesday night
CANTON TWP. ‒ Many Stark County residents reported hearing loud explosions Wednesday night, with the noises even rattling some houses. But they weren't explosions, after all. The loud booms heard came from a metal recycling facility that was shredding cars, Major C.J. Stantz of the Stark County Sheriff's Office...
Is this cracked Akron bridge safe?
A well-known and well-traveled Akron bridge has some drivers concerned. The All-American Bridge, known locally as the "Y" bridge, connects downtown Akron to North Hill.
Rise and Shine: Discover Kent's 4 Unmissable Breakfast & Brunch Destinations
In this article, we will be exploring four delightful breakfast and brunch spots in Kent. Have you had the chance to visit any of these places? If you have, we would love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
'God may forgive you, but I won't,' mother of slain Akron woman tells daughter's boyfriend
Jaleel Sojouner was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the shooting death of his girlfriend. Sojouner will be eligible for parole after 18 years. Calvin Thompson, the teen who actually pulled the trigger, also is serving a life sentence. An Akron man convicted of murder in the...
Recreational marijuana becomes legal next week in Ohio — what to know
With Dec. 7 fast approaching, Klutch Cannabis in Akron is getting ready for some big changes as a result of Ohio Issue 2.
Man takes his dog while running from deputies, said Portage County Sheriff
PORTAGE COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - A 49-year-old Rootstown Township man was arrested on Thanksgiving after he allegedly led Portage County Sheriff deputies on both a vehicle and foot chase. According to Portage County Sheriff Bruce Zuchowski, Jason Melton had several felony warrants for his arrest and a deputy spotted him...
These cuyahoga falls, OH based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around cuyahoga falls..
Man gets life in prison for fatal shooting of woman as she walked down Akron street
AKRON, Ohio — An Akron man was sentenced to life in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to an aggravated murder charge in the slaying of a 20-year-old woman in 2020. Jaleel Sojouner, 28, will be eligible for parole after serving 18 years in connection with the fatal shooting of Janine Surgen, according to Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh.
Akron mayor-elect talks police retention, recruiting
After he officially takes office in January, Akron's new mayor, Shammas Malik, will preside over the selection of a new police chief and later next year will help negotiate a new union contract for the rank and file officers.
OHSAA football state championships | Hoban vs Massillon score updates | Tigers win
CANTON — Familiar playoff foes clashed again Thursday night with a Division II Ohio High School Athletic Association football state championship at stake, and Archbishop Hoban fell 7-2 to Massillon in a low-scoring thriller. It was the third meeting between Hoban (13-2) and Massillon (16-0) in a state title game. Hoban prevailed in those first two encounters 35-6 in 2020 and 42-28 in 2018. When the Knights and Tigers reunited at Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium,...
Police arrest Barberton man they say lied about armed robbery in Kenmore
Police arrested a Barberton man after investigators determined he lied to detectives about a robbery in Kenmore on Nov. 9 where he was attacked by two suspects who stole his electric bike and backpack. The 34-year-old man was arrested just after 8 p.m. Wednesday at West Waterloo Road and 27...
Mantua will host a village-wide holiday event Dec. 7
The village of Mantua will host “A Merry Evening in the Village” from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 7. Sporting Christmas decorations and stocked with holiday items, village shops will be open until 8 p.m. Restaurants will offer food specials, and the Crestwood High School choir will sing Christmas carols.
Mysterious explosion noises puzzle Stark County residents, officials
Residents across Stark County were left baffled on Wednesday night as mysterious and thunderous explosion noises reverberated from Canton Township to East Sparta, reaching as far as Louisville and beyond. Despite widespread speculation, local officials remain mystified about the source and nature of these unexplained sounds. Local residents initially suspected...