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Man allegedly found sleeping in Cedar Point employee shed

SANDUSKY – A 31-year-old Akron man was arrested Sunday morning after Cedar Point staff allegedly found him sleeping shirtless in an employee shed. According to a report from the Sandusky Police Department, the incident started when staff reported that a male was found sleeping in an employee shed at the campground and was now walking away with a blanket. Police soon located the man near Steel Vengeance, the report states.
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Execution date set for Ohio man who fatally shot couple

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday set a September 2026 execution date for a man who shot and killed a couple whose house and dog he was caring for while they were away on vacation. Death row inmate George Brinkman pleaded guilty to the 2017 deaths...

Medina County Sheriff's Office video shows Browns' Myles Garrett walking from crash

Body-camera video released by the Medina County Sheriff's Office shows Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett walking to an ambulance after crashing his car on State Road on Monday. Garrett was released from Cleveland Clinic Akron General on Monday night. Both Garrett and his unidentified female passenger were transported for medical treatment with non-life-threatening injuries, according to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, which is investigating the crash. ...

Playground engulfed in flames

Barberton firefighters etinguished a blaze at College Park on the city’s South End but what set it off remains a mystery. The Fire Department got the call around 6 p.m. Sept. 27 and arrived to find the rubber chips in the children’s play area were on fire. “The...

Akron burglary victim says the same man robbed her and her neighbors

AKRON, Ohio (WOIO) - Akron police are searching for a man who has been breaking into homes in the North Hill neighborhood in the middle of the night. 19 News spoke with one woman who lives in this home on Woodward Avenue. She said the crook stood on top of a mini fridge he stole from her neighbor and crawled in through her window. Not only did he steal her two cars, he also stole her peace of mind.

Alleged Canton Gang Member Indicted on 28 Counts

CANTON, Ohio (News Talk 1480 WHBC) – A Canton man who just celebrated his 18th birthday is jailed on $750,000 bond. He’s facing 28 charges including ‘participating in a criminal gang’ for a variety of weapons-related incidents over the the last few years. Jayden Lightner is...


In the Court of Common Pleas, 203 West Main Street, Ravenna, Portage County, Ohio. The Huntington National Bank Successor by Merger to Sky Bank Successor by. Merger to Perpetual State Bank, Plaintiff vs. Jerry A. McKenzie, et al., Defendants. Defendant(s), Jerry A. McKenzie And Jane Doe, Real Name Unknown, the...

Mogadore Field and Norton tie in epic duel

Mogadore Field and Norton battled in a seat-squirming duel that resulted in a 2-2 deadlock on September 27 in Ohio girls high school soccer action. Recently on September 20, Mogadore Field squared off with Akron Coventry in a soccer game . For a full recap, click here.

Clinton man shot to death during domestic violence dispute in New Franklin; suspect in custody

NEW FRANKLIN, Ohio – A man was fatally shot while riding his motorcycle on Sunday, according to police. Jeffrey Alan Fisher, 53, of Clinton, was shot around 3:30 a.m., police said. Fisher rode his motorcycle as he attempted to get away from a domestic violence altercation at a residence in the 5400 block of Dailey Road. He suffered from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to police and the Summit County Medical Examiner’s Office.

Area news in brief for Sept. 28

SARTA PAPERLESS – Stark Area Regional Transit Authority has announced key dates for its move to paperless operation. The final day to purchase the 31-day Proline Pass is Oct. 31. The last day the 31-day Proline pass will be accepted is Dec. 31. The agency says that by the end of 2023, paper passes and tickets will not be sold or accepted; change cards and paper transfers will no longer be distributed or accepted; and riders paying with cash must have exact change to be able to ride on SARTA buses. For more information, call SARTA Customer Service at 330-477-2782. SARTA also plans a board meeting at 5 p.m. Sept. 28 at SARTA's main office, at 1600 Gateway Blvd. SE in Canton.

Summit County to commemorate North American First People’s Day with events, exhibits, walk Oct. 1-7

AKRON, Ohio – Akron Public Schools, the Akron Summit County Public Library, the Summit County Historical Society and Summit Metro Parks are among the organizations hosting events to commemorate North American First People’s Day Oct. 1-7. Akron City Council declared the first Monday in October North American First People’s Day in 2018 as a way to honor Native American history, life and culture. In 2019, Summit County Council extended the declaration to include all of Summit County. The declarations were encouraged by students at the Lippman School, which has a longstanding exchange relationship with the Northern Cheyenne Nation of Montana.