The Suburbanite

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Posted Aug 19, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Rain drops and dark skies failed to dampen the spirit of those stopping by the National Night Out annual event.

Updated Aug 15, 2014 at 11:59 AM

Summit County Sheriff Steve Barry will discuss policing contract and sales tax with Coventry residents.

Posted Aug 15, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Facebook has served as a tool for police seeking tips in solving crimes. Families of crime victims also are using it to plead for help.

Updated Aug 14, 2014 at 4:22 PM

Springfield police arrested a 21-year-old man who was found sleeping on a stranger's couch.

Posted Aug 11, 2014 at 1:00 PM

Police Chief Mark Brink has a framed photograph sitting on the credenza in his office. The picture is of his grandfather wearing a police chief's uniform.

Posted Aug 9, 2014 at 11:00 AM

With his weapon raised, his bulletproof vest securely fastened and his eyes scanning the hallway in front of him, New Franklin Police Cpl. Brian Kreiner moved forward.

Posted Aug 7, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Gunnar began his training to be a canine ranger at Stark Parks almost five months ago. He was a mere 10 weeks old when he began. Now six months old, his training is right on track for obtaining his certification by the time he turns two years old.

Updated Aug 5, 2014 at 10:46 AM

Alliance police investigating online sex say man claiming to be HIV-positive for more than two decades offered to perform sex act on undercover officer.

Posted Aug 3, 2014 at 10:00 AM

In early June, Police Chief Mark Brink proposed to the Jackson Trustees that a 1.25-mill levy be added to the renewal of the current 4.5-mill police levy.

Posted Jul 31, 2014 at 10:00 AM

The Jackson Township Fire Department received one of the highest ratings from the ISO (Insurance Service Office).

Updated Jul 18, 2014 at 11:41 PM

The Stark County Park District said Friday that a red fox that was undergoing rehabilitation at the district's Wildlife Conservation Center was stolen overnight.

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