Little Raine Tranthem, a Junior Girl Scout, and eight of her friends are working on their Bronze Award. That’s a big deal in the world of scouts. To earn the award, troop 90094 of Akron is hosting a family Christmas party Saturday from 6 to 9 p.m. at 111 E. Voris St.
STOW: Developers want to dump plans for a new residential neighborhood at the former Stow-Kent Plaza in exchange for a Meijer grocery/department/garden super store and gas station, the first of its kind in Northeast Ohio.
NEW YORK: A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two “pigs” in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.