A family of six has been left homeless after a possible arson fire cut through their home in Akron Monday night.
Fire officials said the blaze started on the back porch of the house in the 2300 block of 12th Street around 9 p.m.
The family was able to escape the home with no injuries. The American Red Cross is helping the two adults and four children with shelter.
The blaze caused an estimated $44,000 in damages to the home and its contents.
A suspect linked to the possible arson was taken into custody. No further information on the suspect has been released.
The fire remains under investigation.
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A 17-year-old boy was shot and killed in Canton Sunday night.
Canton police said it happened shortly before 8 p.m. near the intersection of 12th Street and Market Avenue North.
Authorities found Anthony Moore in the passenger seat of a car with a gunshot wound to the head.
He was taken to Aultman Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
The shooting remains under investigation. No suspects have been identified.
The Canton Post of the State Highway Patrol is investigating a drunk driving crash in Perry Township.
Authorities said two cars collided early Monday morning around 2 a.m. near 12th Street and Genoa Avenue.
At least one driver was charged with OVI.
No further information has been released.
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