Summit County

Summit County Sheriff's Office

An autopsy is scheduled this week on a Summit County Jail inmate who died after an altercation with Sheriff's deputies on Saturday night.

A federal jury has convicted a former Summit County council member of six bribery related charges for accepting cash, campaign donations and home improvements from Akron-area businessmen.

Summit County Council president Ilene Shapiro is the new interim County Executive.

Funeral arrangements are pending for Summit County Executive Russ Pry, who died yesterday of complications from colon cancer. 

Ohio's elections chief is ordering new procedures for mailed absentee ballots after some weren't counted last year because of missing postmarks. 

North-Canton-Based Voting Machine maker Diebold says it's "indefinitely" delaying plans to build a new global headquarters in the Summit County city of Green.