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Following nearly a month long investigation into a theft case involving a State of Ohio Department of Taxation worker, detectives arrested 45-year-old Bryan Keith Bossert. The Ohio State Highway Patrol is also involved in the investigation. Detectives were notified of the theft by the business owner of the Wine Barrel. On two separate occasions, Bossert took […]

A teacher was arrested and charged with beating a teen with a baseball bat. The Cleveland teacher lives in Akron and that’s where the assault reportedly took place. According to dear old dad, he was trying to protect his daughter from a boy who he says is “bad news.” Friends of Jeff Willis say he was pushed to his […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – An Akron man tossed in jail after threatening his neighbors and fighting with cops. Adam L. Wells threatened his neighbors with a knife as he was being arrested. He refused to be handcuffed and fought with officers, falling on one officer and injuring the officer’s knee. Wells then got up and ran into […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – A campus controversy at the University of Akron after a school official sent an e-mail to students, but it only went to some of them. The e-mail was sent out after a rash of crime around the University.  The official claimed he wanted to keep students safe, but all it did was […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – So many people taking advantage of the great weather here, but are thugs using the weather to their advantage? Detectives in Akron are investigating seven robberies that occurred Monday night. The robbery spree started around 10:30 and ended around 12:30 Tuesday morning. In all of the robberies, the victims were out […]

  She would have turned 12 years old on Friday, but a little girl died Wednesday evening, hours after she was shot in the back by a bullet intended for someone else. Thursday, Akron Police visited several specific locations checking on possible leads. The Northern Ohio Fugitive Task Force is now offering $5,000 to anyone who turns the thugs in. “She […]

DETROIT – Three people from Akron were found shot to death in a car on Detroit’s northeast side. Police in Detroit responded to the scene on Orleans Street Wednesday. Neighbors told our sister station, WXYZ-TV in Detroit, that they didn’t hear any gunshots. The car was towed away with the bodies inside. Akron police told […]

An Akron native has been killed in action in Afghanistan. Corporal Derek Wyatt died during combat operations Monday. The Marine was supporting Operation Enduring Freedom. The 25-year old died while conducting combat operations in Helmand province, Afghanistan. He was assigned to the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, 1st Marine Division, I Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Pendleton, Calif. Courtesy Of  […]

Bilal is one of the most unique and talented performers of the neo-soul generation and he brought his energetic and crowd pleasing show to E.J. Thomas’ Keepers Lounge at The Stage Door in Akron, OH last Saturday. He is known for his  incredible range and power on the classic album “1st Born Second,” and his new album […]

CUYAHOGA FALLS, OH (WOIO) – Cuyahoga Falls Police are investigating a car dealership vandalism that occurred early Saturday morning. According to police, approximately 50 cars were damaged by spray paint at Miles Auto Care on West Portage Trail. The estimated value of the damage is $50,000. Police have no leads or suspects at this point. View […]

AKRON, OH (WOIO) – So much for nice neighbors. A couple yard signs are causing quite a controversy in one Akron neighborhood. Specifically a sign showing President Obama with his pants down. Even though he doesn’t want to be named, the homeowner is defending his right to speak his mind. “I am an American. I’m a citizen, I have […]

AKRON – Those looking for an outpouring of hate toward LeBron James should look elsewhere. James was in town for his annual “King for Kids Bikeathon” on Saturday morning in downtown Akron. Even though there’s still much hostility toward James in many parts of Northeast Ohio, you won’t find it in Akron. He’s still very […]