NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Two decades ago, two college dropouts from Akron, Ohio, recorded a rock album together and sent it to a tiny label in Los Angeles. But then came the hard part: Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney actually had to learn to play the music live.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. (BW) on Monday reported a loss of $8.3 million in its first quarter.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had a loss of 14 cents.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. (GT) on Friday reported first-quarter earnings of $96 million.
The Akron, Ohio-based company said it had net income of 33 cents per share.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ Myers Industries Inc. (MYE) on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $17.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 47 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and restructuring costs, were 50 cents per share.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Following a trip to the NCAA Tournament, Akron has extended coach John Groce's contract through the 2029-30 season.
Groce led the Zips to Mid-American Conference tournament title last season and the league's automatic NCAA bid.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — FirstEnergy Corp. has settled four ratepayer lawsuits filed after the utility giant became ensnared in a $60 million bribery scheme to win a $1 billion legislative bailout for two Ohio nuclear plants operated by a company subsidiary when the bill passed in 2019.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ FirstEnergy Corp. (FE) on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $288 million.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 51 cents. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were 60 cents per share.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — The shooting death of a young boy found in an Akron home appears to have been an accident that occurred when some children found an unsecured weapon inside the residence, authorities said, but the investigation remains ongoing.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday ordered attorneys for investors in utility giant FirstEnergy Corp. to reveal who from the company paid bribes in an alleged $60 million scheme to win a legislative bailout for two Ohio nuclear plants.
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James broke them all out — the fadeaway jumper, the fly-through-the-lane shot, some signature dunks, one over former teammate and friend Kevin Love, the patented pregame chalk toss.
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Tyger Campbell rescued UCLA from a potential upset, scoring eight straight points late in the second half, and the fourth-seeded Bruins rallied for a 57-53 win over No. 13 seed Akron in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday night.
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia coal-fired power plant will be sold or retired next year, its owner said.
Akron, Ohio-based Energy Harbor announced the plan this week for the Pleasants Power station along with a coal and diesel facility in Stratton, Ohio, as part of its commitment to become carbon free.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The only video that truly mattered to Akron's players was the one of them cutting down the nets.
Enrique Freeman scored 23 points and Akron shut down Mid-American Conference player of the year Sincere Carry while defeating bitter rival Kent State 75-55 on Saturday night in the MAC championship to earn its first NCAA bid since 2013.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Four Kent State players, including starting guard Malique Jacobs, have been disciplined by the Mid-American Conference for a profane video posted in advance of Saturday’s championship game against rival Akron.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Malique Jacobs scored 19 points and Sincere Carry added 16, sending Kent State to its 14th straight win and into the championship of the Mid-American Conference tournament with a 67-61 victory over Ohio in the semifinals on Friday night.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Xavier Castaneda scored 26 points and Ali Ali added 13, leading fourth-seeded Akron to a 70-62 upset of top-seeded Toledo in the semifinals of the Mid-American Conference tournament on Friday night.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A federal judge on Friday set a January 2023 trial date for the former Ohio Houser speaker facing a 2 1/2-year-old racketeering conspiracy charge in an alleged $60 million bribery scheme.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ali Ali had 19 points and Greg Tribble made two free throws with 3.2 seconds left and fourth-seeded Akron edged fifth-seeded Buffalo 70-68 in the quarterfinals of the Mid-American Conference tourney on Thursday.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A federal judge abruptly ended a hearing when an attorney for utility giant FirstEnergy Corp. refused to say who at the company was responsible for paying bribes to a dark money group in an Ohio corruption scandal.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ Myers Industries Inc. (MYE) on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $7.3 million.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 20 cents.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) _ Babcock & Wilcox Enterprises Inc. (BW) on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $29.6 million.
On a per-share basis, the Akron, Ohio-based company said it had profit of 30 cents.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Xavier Castaneda had 17 points and seven rebounds as Akron narrowly beat Central Michigan 57-56 on Friday night.
Greg Tribble made two free throws for the go-ahead points with 32 seconds left and the Zips held on for the win.
ATHENS, Ohio (AP) — Ali Ali had 22 points as Akron defeated Ohio 91-83 on Friday night.
Greg Tribble had 17 points for Akron (19-9, 12-6 Mid-American Conference). Mikal Dawson added 15 points.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Mikal Dawson and Ali Ali each scored 17 points to carry Akron to an 82-68 win over Bowling Green on Tuesday night.
Enrique Freeman tallied 11 points and 11 rebounds for Akron (18-9, 11-6 Mid-American Conference).
CLEVELAND (AP) — Arguments that a racketeering conspiracy charge in a $60 million bribery scheme should be dismissed against former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder are invalid because they apply the wrong legal standards and ignore the substance of the allegations against him, federal prosecutors argued in a motion filed Tuesday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Stephen Curry got another 3-point record. LeBron James got another All-Star win.
Not a bad night in Ohio for the two All-Stars from Akron.
“It’s right on the nose of how it should go,” Curry said.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Keshawn Williams had 15 points to lead five Northern Illinois players in double figures as the Huskies narrowly beat Akron 66-63 on Thursday night.
Kaleb Thornton added 12 points for the Huskies (8-16, 5-9 Mid-American Conference).
CLEVELAND (AP) — Akron-based First Energy announced it has settled a series of shareholder lawsuits seeking corporate reforms in the wake of a bribery and corruption scandal.
FirstEnergy in a statement on Thursday said provisions of the settlement include an agreement that six longtime board members will not stand for election at the company's May shareholder meeting.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — LeafFilter is basically a screen that prevents leaves and debris from clogging your gutters. It is also the company that helped Matt Kaulig build a professional sports team from scratch.
OTTAWA, Ohio (AP) — A man who wanted to join the protests in Canada's capital over mask mandates called in a bomb threat so police would waste their time chasing it, authorities said, but he called the wrong Ottawa — a village in Ohio.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Federal regulators told FirstEnergy Corp. to refund customers after an audit found the electricity provider didn't properly track some of the $71 million it spent on lobbying for a nuclear plant bailout at the center of a state government bribery scheme.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jessica Harvey Galloway asked her parents for a DNA genealogical test for Christmas in 2020 hoping to finding distant relatives during a planned trip to Italy with her husband.
The test led to a shocking and disturbing discovery, according to a lawsuit filed Wednesday in Akron.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Fourth-term state Rep. Emilia Sykes said Tuesday that she’s running for Congress, setting up a likely faceoff in a potentially newly competitive northeast Ohio district against Trump-backed Republican Max Miller.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — FirstEnergy Corp. collected nearly $460 million from its customers to pay for modernizing its electric grid, but an outside audit ordered by state regulators could not determine how the money was spent, the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio said Friday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio investigators have found the cremated remains of 89 people stored in boxes and bags at an abandoned church in Akron, authorities said.
The remains were seized at Greater Faith Missionary Baptist Church on Tuesday by investigators from the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation, attorney general spokesperson Steve Irwin said Thursday.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A man who was holding a knife to the throat of his estranged wife after forcing his way into her home was shot and killed Thursday by police following an attempt to subdue him with a taser, authorities said.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — A 58-foot-long (18-meter) pedestrian bridge stolen from an Ohio city last month has been found and a man is facing charges, police said.
Akron police said investigators acting on tips and other information Friday afternoon found the missing span partially disassembled on property in Sharon Township in neighboring Medina County.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than 1,000 members of the Ohio National Guard have been ordered into hospitals overwhelmed by patients being treated for COVID-19 — the vast majority of them unvaccinated — Ohio Gov.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Two South Florida men have pleaded guilty in Ohio to leading a nationwide scheme to fraudulently obtain more than $35 million in COVID-19 relief loans.
James Stote, 55, of Hollywood, Florida, and Phillip Augustin, 52, of Coral Springs, Florida, pleaded guilty Tuesday in Akron, Ohio, federal court to conspiracy to commit wire fraud, according to court records.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Police in an Ohio city are scratching their heads after someone stole a 58-foot (18-meter) long pedestrian bridge.
The span, described as a Lego-like structure, once crossed a river in the city's Middlebury Run Park near Goodyear's world headquarters.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The leader of the Ohio House’s Democratic caucus says she’s stepping down at the end of the year.
Rep. Emilia Sykes, an Akron Democrat, has held the minority leader position for three years.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Greg Tribble scored 19 points and Enrique Freeman 15 with 13 rebounds and Akron beat Southern 79-62 on Saturday night.
Castaneda made two foul shots, Freeman made 1 of 2 and Akron (5-3) took a 16-14 lead and never trailed again.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Dequan Finn threw four touchdown passes, Bryant Koback scored three times, and Toledo rolled over Akron 49-14 on Saturday.
Finn completed 16 of 26 passes for 257 yards. Koback, who had 185 yards total offense, ran for two touchdowns and caught a 51-yard pass from Finn for another.
AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Dustin Crum ran for 114 yards and two touchdowns and Kent State defeated Akron 38-0 on Saturday.
The win for the Golden Flashes (6-5, 5-2) sets up a home showdown with Miami (Ohio), also 5-2, for the Mid-American Conference East title in a regular-season final next Saturday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — FirstEnergy Corp. did not misuse customer money to pay for naming rights at the stadium where the Cleveland Browns play, a state-commissioned audit released Friday has found.
The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio ordered the review at the request of Democratic state lawmakers seeking to strip the Akron-based utility giant's name from the stadium because of its involvement in secretly funding a $60 million bribery scheme tied to passing a $1 billion nuclear bailout bill.
OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Brett Gabbert passed for 227 yards and two long touchdowns and Miami (Ohio) defeated Bowling Green 34-7 on Tuesday night.
The RedHawks (6-5) improved to 5-2 atop the East Division of the Mid-American Conference, keeping the pressure on Kent State, which is 4-2 and plays at Akron on Saturday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — E.J. Liddell scored a career-high 29 points as No. 17 Ohio State pulled away from Niagara in the second half for an 84-74 win on Friday night.
Liddell has carried the load in each of the first two games, both of them closer-than-expected wins for the Buckeyes (2-0).