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WKYC Cleveland
Medical Examiner: Deadly carfentanil detected in Cuyahoga Countyin the Cincinnati area. It's also being blamed for a recent spate of overdoses
Medical Examiner: Deadly carfentanil detected in Cuyahoga County
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 7 days ago
in the Cincinnati area. It's also being blamed for a recent spate of overdoses in Akron and Columbus. Akron Police Lt. Rick Edwards says there have been 91 overdoses and eight deaths in the city from July 5 through early Thursday. According to... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Police make plea to public after armed suspects hold up stores in Akron, Barbertontwo robberies, skip a day, another robbery. And it does seem in the last week o
Police make plea to public after armed suspects hold up stores in Akron, Barberton
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 8 days ago
two robberies, skip a day, another robbery. And it does seem in the last week or so that its a daily occurrence," said Lt. Rick Edwards. Video shows a terrified store employee standing with his arms folded as the gunman empties a register next to... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
A new front in the opioid war: elephant tranquilizerreported similar trends, the Beacon Journal reported. "Without toxicology repo
A new front in the opioid war: elephant tranquilizer
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 13 days ago
reported similar trends, the Beacon Journal reported. "Without toxicology reports, it's hard to know for sure," said Lt. Rick Edwards of the Akron Police Department, "but it's looking like this is because of carfentanil." The rise in overdoses... Read more
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The Daily Comet
A new front in the opioid war: elephant tranquilizerreported similar trends, the Beacon Journal reported. "Without toxicology repo
A new front in the opioid war: elephant tranquilizer
The Daily Comet / Posted 13 days ago
reported similar trends, the Beacon Journal reported. "Without toxicology reports, it's hard to know for sure," said Lt. Rick Edwards of the Akron Police Department, "but it's looking like this is because of carfentanil." The rise in overdoses... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
A new front in the opioid war: elephant tranquilizerreported similar trends, the Beacon Journal reported. “Without toxicology repo
A new front in the opioid war: elephant tranquilizer
Bangor Daily News / Posted 13 days ago
reported similar trends, the Beacon Journal reported. “Without toxicology reports, it’s hard to know for sure,” Lt. Rick Edwards of the Akron Police Department said, “but it’s looking like this is because of carfentanil.” The rise in... Read more
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The Houma Courier
A new front in the opioid war: elephant tranquilizerreported similar trends, the Beacon Journal reported. "Without toxicology repo
A new front in the opioid war: elephant tranquilizer
The Houma Courier / Posted 13 days ago
reported similar trends, the Beacon Journal reported. "Without toxicology reports, it's hard to know for sure," said Lt. Rick Edwards of the Akron Police Department, "but it's looking like this is because of carfentanil." The rise in overdoses... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Manager fights back during attack in store parking lotAKRON, Ohio-- A store manager fought back against a robber and won. Akron Poli
Manager fights back during attack in store parking lot
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 23 days ago
AKRON, Ohio-- A store manager fought back against a robber and won. Akron Police Lt. Rick Edwards said security video from the Dollar General Store on Brown St. in Akron shows the manager being attacked as he tried to leave the store and make a bank... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Akron police looking for ‘brazen’ serial robbera bandana or some type of article of clothing goes in demands money and out the
Akron police looking for ‘brazen’ serial robber
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 24 days ago
a bandana or some type of article of clothing goes in demands money and out the door he goes," said Akron Police Lieutenant Rick Edwards. In a previous holdup cameras caught not only his image but also his voice. Even though his gun has not yet... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Akron serial robber strikes in frightening way each timebrazen robber who is now suspected of up to seven armed hold-ups this summer.
Akron serial robber strikes in frightening way each time
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 28 days ago
brazen robber who is now suspected of up to seven armed hold-ups this summer. "We feel we have a serial robber," says Lt. Rick Edwards of the Akron Police Department. Lt. Edwards says they believe the robber may be using the money to feed a drug... Read more
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FOX 8 Cleveland
Heroin epidemic in Akron becomes even more disturbing with record number of overdosessometimes use between four and six, maybe seven doses of the Narcan to revive t
Heroin epidemic in Akron becomes even more disturbing with record number of overdoses
FOX 8 Cleveland / Posted 29 days ago
sometimes use between four and six, maybe seven doses of the Narcan to revive them, so it is a lot stronger and it has taken a lot more,” said Lt. Rick Edwards with Akron police. The amount of Narcan being delivered is growing; the cost is gro... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Stars get to argue in new show Debatablerapper and poet Akala, actor Nigel Havers, Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones, broad
Stars get to argue in new show Debatable
Irish Examiner / Posted 29 days ago
rapper and poet Akala, actor Nigel Havers, Dragons’ Den star Peter Jones, broadcaster Angela Rippon and TV presenter Rick Edwards. Christopher Biggins (Ian West/PA) Patrick said: “I laughed a lot making this show – at the random stuff our... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Which celebrities will be pitted against each other in new BBC2 debating quiz?rapper and poet Akala, actor Nigel Havers, Dragons' Den star Peter Jones, broad
Which celebrities will be pitted against each other in new BBC2 debating quiz?
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 29 days ago
rapper and poet Akala, actor Nigel Havers, Dragons' Den star Peter Jones, broadcaster Angela Rippon and TV presenter Rick Edwards. Kielty said: "I laughed a lot making this show - at the random stuff our famous debaters know. And the stuff... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Which celebrities will be pitted against each other in new BBC2 debating quiz?rapper and poet Akala, actor Nigel Havers, Dragons' Den star Peter Jones, broad
Which celebrities will be pitted against each other in new BBC2 debating quiz?
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 29 days ago
rapper and poet Akala, actor Nigel Havers, Dragons' Den star Peter Jones, broadcaster Angela Rippon and TV presenter Rick Edwards. Kielty said: "I laughed a lot making this show - at the random stuff our famous debaters know. And the stuff... Read more
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West Side Leader & South Side News Leader
Local officials respond after spike in overdoseslocal authorities said could be the reason for an unprecedented number of drug
Local officials respond after spike in overdoses
West Side Leader & South Side News Leader / Posted 1 months ago
local authorities said could be the reason for an unprecedented number of drug overdoses in the Akron area this month. Lt. Rick Edwards, of the Akron Police Department (APD), said that from July 5 to 19, authorities responded to 141 overdoses, 14... Read more

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