Tag archive for ‘Akron’
By The Dispatch On Thursday, August 15th, 2019

Akron man, Floyd Randle indicted for Distributing 22 pounds of Methamphetamine

An Akron man was indicted for his role in a conspiracy to sell 22 pounds of methamphetamine. Floyd Randle, 29, was indicted in U.S. District Court on one count of conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, March 22nd, 2019

Officials Announce the Arrest of Darrion Lamar Powers for Bank Robbery

The Cleveland Division of the FBI, the Akron Police Department, and the United States Attorney’s Office announce the arrest of Darrion Lamar Powers, age 22, of Akron. Powers has been charged with bank robbery More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

Akron man, Antonio Dorman indicted for trafficking methamphetamine

An Akron man was indicted in federal court on methamphetamine trafficking charges. Antonio Dorman, 29,  was indicted on one count of possession with intent to distribute a controlled substance. Dorman on May 22 More...

By Guest Author On Wednesday, August 29th, 2018

Rosie, the Monstrous Excavating Machine, is Finishing Her Tunnel in Akron

The massive tunnel boring machine digging an enormous tunnel deep beneath the streets of Akron, Ohio is expected to emerge soon after completing its lengthy 6,240-foot journey excavating the city’s sewer system. More...

By The Dispatch On Monday, July 30th, 2018

‘TobyMac and DiverseCity Band The Theatre Tour’ With Ryan Stevenson set for 12 city run

Known for selling out arenas, multi-platinum selling artist TobyMac and his DiverseCity Band will embark on the unprecedented “TobyMac & DiverseCity Band: The Theatre Tour” with special guest Ryan Stevenson. More...

By Butter Bracco On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

Ohio: Akron couple, Darren Townsend and Pearl Coffey indicted on human trafficking charges

An Akron couple was indicted Friday on several human trafficking charges, authorities said. Darren Townsend, 37, and Pearl Coffey, 34, are charged with multiple counts of compelling prostitution, trafficking in More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, July 25th, 2016

Hillary Clinton recommended Marcia Fudge, the new DNC chair from Ohio

Ohio Rep. Marcia Fudge will serve as the permanent chair of the Democratic National Convention set to take place in Philadelphia, Pa., July 25-28. The DNC rules committee decided Saturday Fudge would take over More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, November 12th, 2015

Diane Smoot, Jared Weiner identified as two in Ohio plane crash

 A small Hawker 700 plane crashed into a small four-unit Ohio apartment building Tuesday, the Ohio State Highway Patrol said, confirming that there was no one inside the building. Nine people: seven passengers More...

By Butter Bracco On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Ohio teacher Jennifer Abshire identifed as victim in murder suicide

The woman killed Tuesday in a murder and suicide was identified by police and the family as a longtime special needs teacher in Akron elementary schools. Jennifer Abshire, 44, died Tuesday in an apparent murder More...

By Robert On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Ohio vets investigate mysterious dog deaths, canine circovirus isolated in one dog sample, two others negative

The mysterious illness in Ohio that has sickened eight dogs in the Cincinnati and Akron areas, killing four, is still under investigation by the Department of Agriculture. Public domain dog drawing The dogs have More...

By Butter Bracco On Thursday, April 25th, 2013
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Authorities seeking to identify possible witness, leads in Akron quadruple murder case VIDEO

Ronald Roberts, Kiana Welch, Kem Delaney And Maria Nash were all murdered, execution style in an Ohio basement and police are still seeking leads to the police investigation which appears to have hit a dead end. One More...

By Butter Bracco On Monday, April 22nd, 2013

No new information in Ohio basement murders of Ronald Roberts, Kiana Welch, Kem Delaney and Maria Nash

 An official in northeast Ohio announced four adults had been found fatally shot in the basement of an Ohio townhome, but no Monday has arrived and the police investigation has offered no new information. Ronald More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, August 6th, 2012

Ohio man attacks and shoots wife while she’s in ICU at hospital

Police have arrested an Ohio man who stormed into a hospital ICU and shot her in front of her doctor. John Wise, age 66, entered Akron General Medical Center on Saturday and fired one shot at his wife, Barbara, More...



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