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Summit County Prosecutor Walsh sworn in for historic fifth term
Jan 20, 2017 12:36 PM

Summit County Prosecutor Walsh sworn in for historic fifth term

AKRON -- Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh was sworn in Jan. 19 for a history making fifth term as Summit County Prosecutor. Walsh is the first Summit County Prosecutor in the past 60 years to be elected to five consecutive terms.

Jan 19, 2017 9:20 AM

Jury Scam Advisory to Summit County Residents

SUMMit County Summit County Common Pleas Court Administrative Judge Amy Corrigall Jones announced residents should be aware of a jury scam occurring in Summit County.

Jan 19, 2017 9:04 AM

Summit County prosecutor warns of payday loan scam

A new scam is occurring in the area, Summit County Prosecutor Sherri Bevan Walsh said in a Jan. 17 news release. "This time scammers are using payday loans to get your money," Bevan Walsh said in the release. The scam starts as many do, with a phone call, according to the release.

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Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

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Parks head tapped to lead Golden Gate area Craig Kenkel, superintendent of Cuyahoga Valley National Park, First Ladies National Historic Site and the James A.

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Baba to become state association president
Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Baba to become state association president

A Northeast Ohio woman will lead an association of more than 3,400 public school board members next year. Denise Baba, a Streetsboro City Schools board member, became the Ohio School Boards Association's 62nd president Jan. 1.

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Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Opponents of death penalty urge Kasich to commute sentences to life

COLUMBUS --- Opponents of capital punishment urged Gov. John Kasich to postpone the state's scheduled executions and commute the death sentences of Ohio inmates to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

By Marc Kovac Dix Capital Bureau
Shapiro takes reins as first female county executive
Jan 18, 2017 12:00 AM

Shapiro takes reins as first female county executive

AKRON -- Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro, who was sworn in to office Jan. 5, said she hopes to continue the progress in Summit County with continued resident services and business opportunities.

By April Helms Reporter
Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years of cookie sales
Jan 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Girl Scouts celebrate 100 years of cookie sales

In 2017 Girl Scouts will recognize 100 years of selling Girl Scout cookies.

By Laura Freeman Reporter
Summit County judges serve as administrative, presiding judges in 2017
Jan 17, 2017 12:00 AM

Summit County judges serve as administrative, presiding judges in 2017

The Summit County Court of Common Pleas General Division judges nominated and approved Judge Amy Corrigall Jones to serve as Administrative Judge in 2017.

Jan 16, 2017 11:48 AM

Scenic railroad sets ridership record in 2016

PENINSULA --- The Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad recorded the highest annual ridership in the history of the organization with 214,063 passengers in 2016. CVSR recorded the highest passenger counts for both its scenic excursions and special event trains in its 44-year history.

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Shapiro takes reins as first female Summit County executive
Jan 12, 2017 11:49 AM

Shapiro takes reins as first female Summit County executive

AKRON -- Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro was sworn in to office Jan. 5, becoming the first female executive in the county's rich history.

By April Helms Reporter
Jan 11, 2017 11:07 AM

Children can celebrate Presidents' Day in Cuyahoga Valley National Park

PENINSULA -- Many Northeast Ohio children have a three-day weekend coming up, as most public schools will be closed on Presidents' Day, Feb. 20. Why not celebrate this patriotic day with family, in a national park?

Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Resolve to be healthier in 2017

Health talks and screenings Cleveland Clinic Akron General LifeStyles offers a free monthly lecture series, "NuFit: Nutrition Fitness Education for a New You!" at all Cleveland Clinic Akron General health and wellness centers.

Shapiro takes reins as first female county executive
Jan 11, 2017 12:00 AM

Shapiro takes reins as first female county executive

AKRON -- Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro was sworn in to office Jan. 5, becoming the first female executive in the county's rich history. Shapiro, the fifth Summit County executive since 1981, was sworn in by friend and Summit County Court of Common Pleas Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer.

By April Helms Reporter
Ilene Shapiro takes reins as first female county executive
Jan 9, 2017 3:13 PM

Ilene Shapiro takes reins as first female county executive

AKRON -- Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro was sworn in to office Jan. 5, becoming the first female executive in the county's rich history. Shapiro, the fifth Summit County executive since 1981, was sworn in by friend and Summit County Court of Common Pleas Judge Elinore Marsh Stormer.

By April Helms Reporter
Jan 6, 2017 11:23 AM

Governor weighs in on Obamacare repeal

COLUMBUS -- Gov. John Kasich voiced concern Jan. 4 about the possibility that President Barack Obama's signature federal health care law and its accompanying Medicaid expansion would be repealed outright in the new year, without provisions for needy residents.

By Marc Kovac Capital Bureau Chief
Jan 4, 2017 11:28 AM

Probe continues on fatal Hudson shooting

As the new year begins, officials are still trying to find out what events led up to a scuffle with a Hudson police officer that ended with a 26-year-old Case Western Reserve student dead on the ground.

By Tim Troglen Hudson Hub Times
Jan 4, 2017 10:06 AM

Summit County Jail inmates charged in sexual assault allegations against deputies

Akron -- Two inmates at Summit County Jail were charged Jan. 3 with making false allegations of peace officer misconduct after alleging that they were sexually assaulted by a Summit County sheriff's deputy while in prison.Jake R.

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Jan 4, 2017 12:00 AM

Kasich vetoes pushback legislation on state'senergy mandates

COLUMBUS -- Gov. John Kasich vetoed legislation pushing back renewable energy and efficiency mandates, requiring regular review of cabinet-level agencies and solidifying in state law sales tax breaks for pipeline and other equipment related to the oil and gas industry. The moves on Dec.

By Marc Kovac Dix Capital Bureau
Jan 4, 2017 12:00 AM

OVI Report

The following are convictions handed down in Stow Municipal Court related to charges of operating an automobile while under the influence of alcohol. KEY TO ABBREVIATIONS: BAC-Blood Alcohol Content; DIP-Driver Intervention Program; EMHA-Elect.