Local News in Akron, OH (showing 1 - 5 out of 5)
WASHINGTON– The top U.S. general says the American people, including the families of the fallen soldiers in Niger, deserve answers about this month’s deadly ambush. Gen. Joseph Dunford, the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman, says the four U.S. special operations forces died Oct. 4 amid a “complex situation” and a “difficult firefight.” Dunford says American forces have been in Niger intermittently for more than two decades. Some 800 U.S. service members are supporting a French-led mission to defeat the Islamic […]
CLEVELAND– With the Browns seventh loss of the year, it’s time to start planning for the possibility of a winless season. Twitter personality Chris McNeil started a GoFundMe page on Monday to pay for the “Browns Perfect Season Parade 2.0.” The $3,000 goal will go towards security, restrooms and medical personnel. “I urge you to come out on January 6th to show your support for our owner, Jimmy Haslam, and his entire front office for the product they put on […]
NEW YORK — A man accused of stalking two young siblings in Brooklyn and leaving a chilling note in a family’s mailbox turned himself in Monday, according to WPIX. The incidents began Friday morning when an 8-year-old girl was walking with a friend to the bus near Eastern Parkway and Brooklyn Avenue. The man was seen hiding between cars, watching her, police said. The man fled when other adults were present, police said. On Friday afternoon, the little girl’s 12-year-old […]
AKRON, Ohio– The former University of Akron student accused of killing his roommate entered a plea on Monday. Kendal Scheid, 23, of Akron, pleaded guilty to one count of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 23-year-old Duncan Unternaher. The pair got into an argument over fast food on Dec. 3, 2016. According to the Summit County Prosecutor’s Office, Scheid stabbed Unternaher in the chest. The defense attorney said Scheid ordered their other roommate to call 911 and he was administering […]
INDEPENDENCE, Ohio– For the first time in his career, Dwyade Wade will come off the bench. The Cleveland Cavaliers shooting guard approached head coach Tyronn Lue and asked to be a part of the second unit. Lue said Wade thought it was best for the team to come off the bench. That puts J.R. Smith back into the Cavs starting lineup. “I came here for one reason. I didn’t come here to shoot 20 shots or average 20 points. I […]
Kendal Scheid, 23, pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter for the death of 23-year-old Duncan Unternaher last December.
If you are still looking for a volunteer opportunity, Cleveland’s City Mission has come up with a very creative one – a “Trunk or Treat” event for the children who are staying at its Laura’s Home family shelter.
The building remains open and classes will continue.
Oct. 28 is "Make A Difference Day," a national day of community service organized by WKYC’s parent company, TEGNA, and TEGNA employees will be donating their time at a variety of local charities.