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Past articles by Doug:

Sleeping Green resident dies when vehicle crashes into his home at 2:40 a.m. Sunday

There are no charges, yet, as investigators continue to review the fatal crash off Mayfair Road in Green. → Read More

Dash cameras are coming back to Akron police cruisers this summer

Retired five years ago following police reform demands for body cameras, dash cams will return in June on the anniversary of the Jayland Walker shooting. → Read More

Fans line up to place bets on first day of legal sports gambling in Ohio

MGM Northfield Park fans found everything they could bet on, and more, on first day of legal sports betting in Ohio. → Read More

Jayland Walker case: Akron releases longer officer videos of shooting death, aftermath

The new footage largely backs up what police said happened if the immediate aftermath the shooting, yet also raises some more questions. → Read More

Akron lifts curfew despite Jayland Walker protesters being dispersed by tear gas again

Akron's downtown curfew ended after two nights despite ongoing protests over the police shooting of Jayland Walker. → Read More

What we know — and still don't know — about the police shooting death of Jayland Walker

What we know (and don't know) so far about the fatal shooting of Jayland Walker by Akron police. → Read More

Sunday set record low temperature in Akron-Canton as scorching heat returns this week

Sandwiched between weather in the mid-90s, the weekend brought lows that will quickly be chased away by a heat wave. → Read More

'There’s just no give on their position': COVID killing 2.3 times faster in Trump counties

Analysis of deaths and decades of public polling put political allegiance above all else when it comes to getting the shot and surviving. → Read More

Few details offered as Christian Aid Ministries celebrates release of 2 of 17 hostages

Names and other information are not being released as the organization from Holmes County continues to request prayer for the 15 still captive. → Read More

Holmes County missionaries kidnapped in Haiti have been part of work there for decades

With more than a decade of on-the-ground support, Christian Aid Ministries returned to Haiti last year after staying away due to security concerns. → Read More

Glitch Leads to Higher Utility Bills in Akron, Ohio

Incompatibility between new software and old meters led to higher water and sewer bills for residents of Akron, Ohio. The city had planned to install new smart meters, but the U.S. chip shortage has stalled progress. → Read More

Users asked to reset password following automated attempt to access customer accounts

Company says any of its 6 million customers with an online account are impacted. → Read More

Honoring Max Soviak: Donor drive, vigil planned tonight for Ohio sailor killed in Kabul airport bombing

The vigil Sunday evening will be livestreamed on Facebook. A GoFundMe account already has raised nearly $60,000 fro the family. → Read More

Ex-presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to stump for Nina Turner this weekend in Akron

Cuyahoga councilwoman and Democratic Party leader Shontel Brown also in Akron this weekend. → Read More

Police say man who pleaded not guilty in fatal Akron shooting of Lyft driver was passenger

Court documents indicate that Akron shooting suspect was a passenger in the rideshare vehicle. → Read More

Ohio Supreme Court will hear argument of 'political retribution' by LaRose against Summit County GOP chair

The case stems from LaRose's rejection of Summit GOP Chair Bryan Williams' request to serve four more years on local election board. → Read More

Federal judge in Cleveland says CDC overstepped authority with moratorium on evictions

Attorneys for tenants protected by the CDC order expect an impact on clients in the coming days. → Read More

New Ohio bill would ban abortion if Supreme Court empowers states to decide

Law sought by Hudson Republican Sen. Kristina Roegner would automatically go into effect if high court overturns landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. → Read More

Community mourns the loss of revered man, 20, who recently became a father

Multiple fundraisers setup for Sebastian Spencer, who died Sunday in an ATV accident in Coventry Township. → Read More

Man killed, another injured in crash involving off-road vehicles on ice in Coventry

Authorities say details pending in early morning death of young man → Read More