Mass Shooting Leaves 1 Dead, Dozens Injured in Akron: Photos Showcase Community’s Devastation

Akron, Ohio – The Akron community is reeling from a recent mass shooting that occurred shortly after midnight on Sunday, resulting in the death of a 27-year-old man and the injury of 24 others. The Gun Violence Archive defines a mass shooting as an incident where a minimum of four individuals are shot or killed, … Read more

Shooting Rampage in Akron Leaves 25 Injured and One Dead: Investigators Seek Answers

Akron, Ohio – The Akron Police Department is currently investigating a tragic shooting that occurred overnight, resulting in 25 individuals sustaining gunshot injuries, with one casualty. Akron Mayor Shammas Malik and Akron Police Chief Brian Harding released a joint statement expressing the city’s distress over the senseless violence, emphasizing the need for community cooperation in … Read more

Shooting rampage leaves one dead and many injured in Akron, Ohio streets

Akron, Ohio – One man lost his life, and numerous individuals sustained injuries during a mass shooting that occurred on a street in Akron, Ohio early Sunday morning. This tragic event was part of a series of shootings that took place across various states over the weekend. Reports indicated that a 27-year-old man was fatally … Read more

Explosion Mastermind Sentenced: Akron Man Gets 22-26 Years in Prison for Setting House Fire

AKRON, Ohio — A man from Akron has been sentenced to over two decades in prison for his role in setting a house fire that resulted in an explosion and injured two firefighters. Timothy Christian, 43, was handed a sentence of 22 to 26 years by Summit County Common Pleas Court Judge Jennifer Towell after … Read more

Man Charged with Murder in Fatal Akron Shooting Over Marijuana Deal

AKRON, Ohio – A 19-year-old man was tragically shot and killed in Kenmore on Thursday afternoon, leading to a string of events unfolded by authorities. The victim, identified as Javeone Aamir Suggs by the Summit County Medical Examiner, fell victim to a violent encounter that arose from an attempted robbery during a marijuana transaction. The … Read more

Gun-wielding Woman Wanted by Akron Police for Robbing Subway and Shooting Customer

AKRON, Ohio – Akron police are on the lookout for a woman who robbed a Subway restaurant at gunpoint and shot a customer in the arm. The incident took place on Wednesday at a location on Kenmore Blvd. The suspect entered the restaurant just after 6 p.m. and proceeded to pull out a gun from … Read more

Robbery Suspect Sentenced to 11-16.5 Years in Akron Aggravated Robbery Case

AKRON, Ohio – A man from Akron, Ohio has been sentenced to 11 to 16.5 years in prison for his involvement in an aggravated robbery that resulted in the shooting death of 21-year-old Tyreaye Carter in December of 2020, according to the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office. The victim was shot multiple times and had his … Read more

Murdered Akron Woman Leaves Behind Grieving Son: Man Charged with Murder Set for Court Appearance Jan. 12

AKRON, Ohio – A woman from Akron, Leah Zweidinger, was found dead on New Year’s Day in Perry Township, leading to a murder charge against a man who she had been dating, according to authorities. Her son, Micah Zweidinger, described her as an incredibly strong woman and friend to many, and said that she had … Read more

Unresolved: Examining cold case murders from the Akron area and beyond

AKRON, Ohio – Over the years, the Akron area has been plagued by a number of unsolved cold case murders, leaving families and communities searching for answers. These cases have left a lasting impact, not only in the city but beyond. One such case is that of the unsolved murder of a young woman, which … Read more

Homicide Investigation Underway for Death of Akron Woman, 48, in Perry Township

PERRY TOWNSHIP, Ohio – The Perry Township police are currently investigating the homicide of a 48-year-old woman from Akron. The body was found at a hotel, and authorities are treating the death as a homicide. The woman’s body was discovered at the hotel, and the police have not released any details about the circumstances surrounding … Read more