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NEW FRANKLIN A barn at 2285 Comet Road, just east of Clinton village limits, was fully engulfed when the owners first noticed it and called 911. New Franklin firefighters were first on the scene. They were assisted by Clinton, Lawrence Township, Canal Fulton and Chippewa Township departments.

Posted May 23, 2015 at 11:00 AM

It's a message that police, teachers and school administrators reiterate every spring simply because of its importance.

Updated May 20, 2015 at 7:09 PM

A Summit County sheriff's deputy fatally shot a 52-year-old man wielding a knife Wednesday morning at a house on Raber Road.

Updated May 20, 2015 at 3:18 PM

A Summit County deputy fatally shot a 52-year-old man wielding a knife about 8 a.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from the sheriff’s office.

Posted May 19, 2015 at 12:00 PM

Police Chief Stephan Wilder escorted a Northwood Elementary School student to school in his police cruiser May 6.

Posted May 12, 2015 at 3:00 PM

Teachers and school administrators go about their jobs hoping that none of their students ever see the inside of a courtroom.

Updated May 12, 2015 at 1:49 PM

North Canton police are investigating a gun-related incident sparked by a father-son dispute over attendance at school.

Updated May 7, 2015 at 4:32 PM

Two Springfield High School students obtain fake guns at school. Police believe they planned to use the guns in a robbery.

Updated May 7, 2015 at 12:39 PM

During the April 21 Springfield Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Chuck Sincere announced Principal Cynthia Frola and Athletic Director Kevin Vaughn will organize a group to study and research possible drug testing for students at the...

Updated May 7, 2015 at 10:19 AM

“All Lives Matter,” a solidarity anti-violence rally, will take place at 5 p.m. Friday on the Market Square in 300 block of Market Ave. N.

Updated May 4, 2015 at 5:19 PM

Miguel Castro, 45, of the Uniontown area, owned Mariachi Locos and Mariachi Cocos restaurants in Akron and Jackson Township; Mariachi Mexican Grills in Akron and Stow, and Plaza Maya Mexican Restaurant in Tallmadge.

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