via News5: Joel Wells the brother of former Ohio State & NFL Player  Chris “Beanie” Wells was shot and killed recently in Akron Summit County Crimestoppers is also offering a reward of up to $5,000 and others from the Columbus area are chipping in an additional $15,000 for information leading to the killer. Police are […]

via Wkyc: While one banner featuring former Cavaliers star LeBron James is about to disappear, it seems that another one in his hometown will stay put for now. The city of Akron tells WKYC’s Amani Abraham that it has no plans to remove the “I’m Home” banner featuring LeBron James at this time. The city […]

via ericagetup: Gospel group Red Hands is made of seven musicians from Akron, Ohio. Kryie, Jacob and Nate joined Erica Campbell and GRIFF and chatted about their song, “Your Will.” Kyrie, the founder of the group, explains how the group name “Red Hands,” was inspired by the book of Psalms. They talk about their band being a brotherhood that “keeps each […]

    Two young girls injured in a house fire on Akron’s Seward Avenue late Thursday night have died. Family members continue to visit the house, leaving a memorial of balloons and flowers for the girls. They are 12-year-old Jada Snowden and 5-year-old Kymera Cody. The sisters were rescued from bed as the fire burned […]

via BCNN1: If you ever get a chance to tour Akron, Ohio, with AkRON, they might show you the tree-lined street Savannah grew up on with her parents, and the low-income housing where LeBron lived with his mom. Probably they’ll point out St. Vincent–St. Mary, LeBron’s high school, where a tourist or two shows up […]

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will continue to build support in Ohio with a visit to Akron on Monday. Clinton will appear at the Goodyear Hall and Theater on East Market Street from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., according to a report from her campaign. Among her talking points are her plans to build an equitable […]

  According to the Akron Beacon Journal , Akron native, businesswoman, and wife of Lebron James, Savannah James will be in Akron next month to christen Goodyear’s newest airship, the ‘Wingfoot Two.’ James joins a long list of notable women who have christened Goodyear’s airships including Amelia Earhart, Sally Ride and Robin Roberts of Good Morning […]

Donald Trump spoke at the James A. Rhodes Arena Monday night. Trump began his speech addressing jobs, and promised to bring jobs back to Ohio and increase wages. “As you stand here right now, there are companies negotiating to leave,” Trump said. Stow Resident Jim Watson says his own family members have lost jobs locally. […]

The political spotlight is shining on Northeast Ohio yet again. Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, will hold a campaign rally in Akron on Monday evening. The event, which will take place at James A. Rhodes Arena, will begin at 7 p.m. Doors open at 4 p.m. Tickets for the event are free, but all […]

The citizens of Akron, Ohio are angry about a White man walking through their neighborhood openly carrying a rifle and handgun. Deone Slater, owner of Kangaroo Kutz, confronted Daniel Kovacevic and refused to allow the gun-toting White man to walk in front of his barbershop. Slater joined guest host Catalina Byrd Tuesday on NewsOne Now to discuss his tense encounter with […]

The NTSB held a second news conference on Thursday afternoon to offer an update on the investigation into Tuesday’s deadly plane crash in Akron, now that it’s had a full day of investigation on site. According to NTSB Vice Chair Bella Dinh-Zarr, many groups around the country are assisting in the investigation, from listening to recordings, to […]


AKRON, Ohio– An Akron man was arrested Thursday morning after federal authorities say he posted messages supporting a terrorist organization on social media. Terrence J. McNeil,…