Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Nice update from Chris Keppler -- see for yourself why CAK is growing at such a great rate.

Monday, November 28, 2011

Ohio State Urban Meyer announcement carried live on 1590 WAKR approximate 5:15 p.m.
TRAFFIC: Copley Road is closed between Storer and Noah Avenue due to an early morning building fire.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Call Rob Ianello former University of Akron football coach...he has been relieved of his duties today.
Keep watching for the latest updates in this case...
Summit Co. Medical Examiner's office says 47 year-old Timothy Kern of Massillon died of gunshot wounds to the head, a homicide.
UPDATE: Summit Co. Medical Examiner's Office confirms ID of body found in Akron is that of Timothy Kern, linked to Craigslist killing case.

Friday, November 25, 2011

UPDATE Another body found in Noble County after one's found in Akron, both could be linked to Craigslist murder:

Monday, November 21, 2011

TRAFFIC: All lanes are now OPEN on 76 West at State St. A portion of the highway was closed after a load of bricks were dumped on the roadway.
TRAFFIC: Police opened the left lane on 76 West at State Road. Still heavy traffic past the Kenmore Leg.
TRAFFIC: 76 West between Barber and State Road is now closed due to a load of bricks on the roadway.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

TRAFFIC REMINDER: Crews are working on I-76 WESTBOUND in Brimfield, between Route 18 and Route 43. One lane open, const. ends at 1 PM.

Friday, November 18, 2011

Unholy Friday night: both Walsh, SVSM fall in football regionals. More details coming @AkronNewsNow...
We're told if you're on Manchester Road and can get to Cormany Drive, you might be able to rejoin Manchester via Portage Lakes Drive.
ROAD CLOSURE: Manchester Rd just south of I-277 near former Young's...accident has forced closure of the road. ALT: 277 to S. Main to 619

Thursday, November 17, 2011

UPDATE Akron now pushing back opening of Smith-Riverview roundabout to 4p to finish road striping.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

TRAFFIC: Closing out your rush hour drive with clear roads.
TRAFFIC: You will have plenty of time to get to work this morning. No major delays ahead.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

TRAFFIC: Storm caused problems with traffic lights southbound on the Y-Bridge and at the intersection between Darrow Rd. and Newton St.
TRAFFIC: Picking up some heavier traffic on the roads for rush hour. No major delays ahead of you.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Sad update to yesterday's "Ride For The 3095" story - a man riding to the starting point was killed on his motorcycle. More:

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Laria widening Akron court clerk lead, Drew winning Stow Mayor's race. Issue 14 now down 494 vote with a few precincts left to count.
Statewide voting: All issues sliding down to defeat with Issue 2 leading the way, a 2-1 loser.
Stick a fork in these races: Plusquellic wins a seventh term, Issue 2 getting creamed statewide 63-37%.
Plusquellic coasts, Laria pulling away and APS Issue 14 holding on -- by a slimmer margin.
Done: Mayor Plusquellic wins seventh term, holding nearly 3-1 lead over Hensal with more than half the vote in.
Laria takes early lead over Omobien as first precincts are counted following early votes.
Early voters love Dems but Akron Muni Clerk race the exception, very close. Early voters love school issues -- all of 'em.
Here we go now -- first taste of early voting results in:
One-stop page with Summit County & Akron election results from @AkronNewsNow -
BREAKING from @CNN - Italy's beleaguered prime minister Berlusconi agrees to resign.

Monday, November 7, 2011

Verdict reached in trial of Jackson Dr. Conrad Murray. Coverage on 1590 WAKR expected around 3:45 p.m.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Barberton PD arrests 15-year old half-brother in murder, rape of 3-year old Makayla Jones last summer.

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

UPDATE 271SB open all lanes to 71SB after earlier truck overturned. Time to motor on...
271 SB to 71 - one lane now open after truck overturned, big slowdowns remainder of the afternoon.