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Dec 1, 2016 2:13 PM

Former police officer ordered to pay $15,000 to 'Shop With A Cop'

Akron -- A former Richfield police officer and Stow resident has been ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution to the "Shop With A Cop" program.

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Dec 1, 2016 9:58 AM

Attack at Ohio State inspired by ISIL?

Columbus -- Investigators reviewing social media postings and other electronic communications by Abdul Razak Ali Artan said Nov. 30 they believe he could have been inspired by the Islamic State to carry out a knife attack at Ohio State University earlier this week.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad CEO retiring at end of year
Nov 29, 2016 12:00 AM

Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad CEO retiring at end of year

Peninsula -- The cry of "All Aboard!" will continue in the valley but with a new conductor. Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad President and CEO Craig B.

By Laura Freeman | Reporter
Nov 28, 2016 11:28 AM

Fire officials: Ohio State shooting sends 7 to hospital

Columbus -- A shooting at Ohio State University sent seven people to the hospital Monday morning, the Columbus Fire Department said shortly after the school sent a series of tweets telling students to shelter in place and to "Run Hide Fight.

By Andrew Welsh-huggins And Julie Carr Smyth | Associated Press
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Nov 23, 2016 12:00 AM

Stow man pleads guilty in 'Shop With A Cop' theft

A Stow man employed as a Richfield police officer pleaded guilty Oct. 26 in Summit County Common Pleas Court in connection with nearly $27,000 stolen from Richfield's "Shop With A Cop" program.Michael P. Simmons, 42, pleaded guilty to grand theft, a fourth-degree felony.

By Jeff Saunders | Reporter
Girls on the Run Northeast Ohio helps empower young girls
Nov 23, 2016 12:00 AM

Girls on the Run Northeast Ohio helps empower young girls

Akron -- Girls on the Run Northeast Ohio hosted its 20th semi-annual 5K event at Mayfield High School Nov. 13.

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Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM

Ten things to know after the Nov. 8 election

Columbus -- Republican nominee Donald Trump won Ohio on his way to a national victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton, and GOP candidates had strong showings down the ticket in the Buckeye state.And overall it was a smooth election, with few surprises at the state level.

By Marc Kovaccapital Bureau Chief
Nov 16, 2016 12:00 AM

Attend a holiday tour of decorated mansions

Historical homes tour set for Dec.

Nov 11, 2016 2:58 PM

Ten things to know after the Nov. 8 election

Columbus -- Republican nominee Donald Trump won Ohio on his way to a national victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton, and GOP candidates had strong showings down the ticket in the Buckeye state.And overall it was a smooth election, with few surprises at the state level.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Nov 11, 2016 2:58 PM

Capital News: How will Trump's presidency affect Ohio's 2018 election?

Comments from Impact Ohio, a regular post-election gathering that provides analysis of results and speculation about future implications.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
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Nov 10, 2016 1:53 PM

Attend a holiday tour of decorated mansions

Historical homes tour set for Dec.

Nov 4, 2016 3:57 PM

Akron Zoo offers free admission to military, veterans

In recognition of Veterans Day, the Akron Zoo will be offering free admission to all military personnel and veterans Nov. 5-11. Veterans or people currently serving in the military will have to show a military ID to receive the discount.

'Red' at Weathervane Playhouse explores the nuances of art, life
Nov 4, 2016 10:58 AM

'Red' at Weathervane Playhouse explores the nuances of art, life

"What do you see?""Red."These first and last lines of John Logan's "Red" take on new meaning from the beginning to the end. That meaning is open to audience interpretation."Red," which opened in Weathervane Playhouse's Dietz Theatre Oct.

By April Helms | Reporter
Nov 3, 2016 7:02 PM

Election preview: Judges O'Donnell, Fischer vie for seat on Ohio Supreme Court

Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judge John P. O'Donnell faces First District Court of Appeals Judge Pat Fischer in one of two competitive races for the Ohio Supreme Court. The other features appeals court judges Cynthia Rice and Pat DeWine. Incumbent Ohio Supreme Court Justice Maureen O'Connor is unopposed.

By Marc Kovac | Capital Bureau Chief
Nov 2, 2016 12:00 AM

Savor the Taste of Solon Nov. 6

Savor the Taste of Solon Nov. 6Reservations are available for the 11th annual Savor the Taste of Solon, scheduled for Nov. 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Signature of Solon, 39000 Signature Drive, Solon.

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Nov 2, 2016 12:00 AM

Hillary Clinton makes final campaign push at Kent State

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pushed for a stronger, more united nation while also denouncing her Republican opponent Donald Trump during a campaign stop at Kent State University on Oct. 31.

By Andrew Bugel | Reporter
Talk of the town: Toastmasters meet in Cleveland Nov. 5
Nov 2, 2016 12:00 AM

Talk of the town: Toastmasters meet in Cleveland Nov. 5

Toastmasters meet in WestlakeMembers of the world's largest non-profit organization focused on developing public speaking and leadership skills will gather in Westlake for the Toastmasters District 10 Fall Conference Nov. 5.

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Nov 1, 2016 3:12 PM

Hillary Clinton campaigns at Kent State

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pushed for a stronger, more united nation while also denouncing her Republican opponent Donald Trump during a campaign stop at Kent State University on Oct. 31.

By Andrew Bugel | Reporter
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Nov 1, 2016 3:12 PM

'Home for Christmas' CD launch,concert at Akron Civic Nov. 20

The Akron Civic Theatre's Club @ the Civic presents "Home for Christmas" - Helen Welch CD Launch and Concert on Nov. 20 at 7 p.m.

Oct 31, 2016 3:42 PM

The Way It Was: Indians baseball memories abound during Tribe's unique season; No. 1,454

I grew up playing baseball in the street in front of our house. First and third base were usually marked on the curb, second base would be a chalk marked square in the middle of the street and home plate would be a piece of wood or scrap metal.

By John Straka | Columnist