BRUNSWICK — A University of Akron football player is accused of robbing a Brunswick tobacco pipe store at gunpoint Monday morning.
Seth Cunningham, 21, of 3175 Central Park Lane, Montville Township, was charged with aggravated robbery after he was arrested by Brunswick police just after midnight Monday.
Brunswick police spokesman Nick Solar said Cunningham entered a …Read More
A 22-year-old Fairlawn man was arrested Wednesday and charged with a Mother’s Day carjacking in Wadsworth.
Antoine D. Petty was arrested by Akron police on a warrant issued by Wadsworth Municipal Court.
Petty is accused of stealing a 1998 Toyota Corolla that was being refueled at the Marathon service station, 143 Broad St., at about …Read More
GUILFORD TWP. — Medina County SPCA officers and volunteers rescued 26 horses and other animals suspected of being malnourished from a township property Thursday afternoon.
Correction, 10:20 a.m.: Thomas Cahalan filed a seat on the board left vacant by Dr. Robert Wilder.
MEDINA — About 50 people attended the first in-person meeting of members of the Medina City Schools Outrage page on Facebook.
Medina resident Mark Kuhar started the page in response to controversy over Medina Schools Superintendent Randy Stepp’s …Read More
SULLIVAN — The last time Black River voters passed a property tax levy to pump new money into education was in 1997.
It was the same year many of the students in the state-rated “excellent” high school were being born. But if voters do not pass an emergency levy May 7, Superintendent Janice Wyckoff said it …Read More
MEDINA — A Brunswick man pleaded not guilty Thursday to burglary, kidnapping and assault in two unrelated cases.
Jason T. Donelon, 19, of 1956 Rocklyn Drive, is charged with two counts of aggravated burglary and kidnapping, first-degree felonies, and a count of felonious assault, a second-degree felony. According to the indictment, he allegedly committed these crimes …Read More
BRUNSWICK — Local fundraisers for the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life are gearing up for the June event with a circus theme.
Brunswick Relay for Life will host Cirque du Relay, with the opening ceremony at 6 p.m. June 7 at Brunswick High School.
Publicity chairwoman Susan Schultz said the event will feature a dunk tank, …Read More
MEDINA — Three police agencies assisted Medina County sheriff’s deputies in a Thursday night car chase at speeds of more than 100 mph on Interstate 71.
A deputy pulled over Jason E. Tyndall, 37, of Massillon, near on I-71 at about 9:15 p.m., according to a sheriff’s report.
Tyndall was stopped because a license plate check showed …Read More
AKRON — A self-styled street preacher was sentenced to death Thursday in the killings of three down-and-out men lured by bogus job offers posted on Craigslist.
The jury that convicted Richard Beasley of murder recommended that he face execution. The judge had the option of reducing the sentence to life in prison.
Beasley, 53, was …Read More
Starting Monday, the Ohio Department of Transportation will resume reconstruction of Interstate 76 between state Route 57 and the Summit County line.
The $17.7 million project began last summer with work on the eastbound lanes completed. The westbound lanes will be done this year, according to an ODOT news release.
“Attempts will be made to maintain …Read More