Bob Jones, News 5 Cleveland

Bob Jones

News 5 Cleveland

Akron, OH, United States

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Recent articles by Bob:

2 shot during Akron high school football game

Akron police are investigating after two were shot during a high school football game. → Read More

Highland Tavern in Akron has liquor license revoked after repeated COVID-19 violations

The Ohio Liquor Control Commission has revoked Highland Tavern’s Liquor license after the bar received several COVID-19 violations, according to documents obtained by News 5. → Read More

Highland Tavern in Akron has liquor license revoked after repeated COVID-19 violations

The Ohio Liquor Control Commission has revoked Highland Tavern’s Liquor license after the bar received several COVID-19 violations, according to documents obtained by News 5. → Read More

2 arrested in connection with 6-year-old girl shot in Akron

Two people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of a 6-year-old girl in Akron Thursday afternoon. → Read More

Kungle Road bridge in Norton still not fixed 15 months after it washed away

Fifteen months after a bridge collapsed, a massive hole remains on Kungle Road at the border of Norton and New Franklin and some residents are growing more frustrated by the lack of a plan to fix the structure. → Read More

20,000 THC cartridges seized during large drug bust

More than 20,000 cartridges containing THC were seized after search warrants were executed at multiple locations, according to Akron police. → Read More

Father of fallen Akron police officer knows the pain family of CPD Det. Skernivitz is dealing with

When Rob Winebrenner heard about the murder of Cleveland Detective James Skernivitz, painful memories came rushing back. → Read More

Doctors see rise in student athlete injuries during pandemic

Dr. Michelle Burke said there has been a rise in the number of the student athletes getting hurt this year, including kids coming in for stress fractures, ligament tears and various overuse injuries. → Read More

Lung transplant recipient beats COVID-19, sends a message to others

Nick Hunter isn't one to take his next step or breath for granted. Life hasn't come easily for the 24-year-old recent college graduate from Springfield Township. → Read More

Akron Children's Hospital teams up with districts to make school clinics safer

Students in the Akron Public School District begin online classes next week and will continue virtual learning for at least nine weeks after that. → Read More

Akron School Board may vote to return fall sports on Monday

Just when it looked like hope was lost for athletes in the Akron School District to play fall sports, a couple of changes of heart may get them back in the game. → Read More

New twist on old scam puts seniors in danger, costs them thousands of dollars

Several Northeast Ohio law enforcement agencies are investigating a spike in "grandparent scam" cases in which fake couriers are showing up at homes and swindling senior citizens out of thousands of dollars. → Read More

Goodyear workers and city leaders rally against President Trump after call to boycott top Akron employer

Dozens of Goodyear tire employees gathered Thursday to rally in response to President Donald Trump’s call to boycott Akron’s fourth-largest employer after an image circulated of a policy asking employees not to wear any political attire, including MAGA gear, to the workplace. → Read More

Step by step: Medina County teen paralyzed by virus determined to walk again

With every move of a foot or lift of a leg, 13-year-old Isabel Kirby inspires herself and the people around her. → Read More

Akron woman and family celebrate 'best anniversary yet' via video chat with husband, recovering from COVID-19 in ICU

Singing and dancing with her kids on a hospital lawn while video chatting with her husband in the intensive care unit isn't how Angel Wharton imagined celebrating her 17th wedding anniversary. → Read More

Police: Lack of jail time for weapon charges contributing to additional Akron gun violence in Akron

The Akron Police Department said the inability to give those facing weapon charges meaningful jail time is contributing to increase in gun violence across the city, said Chief Kenneth Ball II in a release. → Read More

Medina County Health Commissioner not making recommendation for schools yet

Medina County Health Commissioner Krista Wasowski said she has not make a county-wide recommendation yet on whether students should start the school year in-person or remotely. → Read More

Akron teacher prepares for 9 weeks of virtual learning, then what?

The Akron School Board recently decided to begin the school year with the first nine weeks online. The board hasn't approved a date for the first day of school yet. → Read More

PHOTOS: The LeBron James Family Foundation gives first glimpse inside I PROMISE Village

The LeBron James Family Foundation gave a glimpse of the historic Akron building that will now serve as the I PROMISE Village, a transitional housing community for Akron families struggling with homelessness, domestic violence, and other challenges. → Read More

Pandemic takes car dealers on an unpredictable ride

The pandemic has proven to be a roller coaster for some Northeast Ohio car dealerships, which have experienced sharp declines in sales and inventory struggles, but dealers also see hope as more customers return to lots. → Read More