Sunday, January 29, 2012

That was quick...a quick shot of white coating in West Akron, but the snow's headed out already. Treated roads are OK...
Be careful out there...the winds out there now in West Akron are creating some blowing snow while this is still here.
NWS has cancelled the Wind Advisory: "...sustained winds should remain below the 31-39 mph range with most gusts below 46 mph. "
Snowflakes are now flying at the Akron Radio Center on West Market Street...but radar shows this won't be here for long.

Friday, January 27, 2012

NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora is reporting that ex-Vikings coach Brad Childress comes to the Browns as offensive coordinator...
TRAFFIC: Rt. 30 near Alabama Avenue is now OPEN in both directions after an early morning tanker crash.
TRAFFIC: Streetsboro - Rt. 303 CLOSED between Stone Rd. and Jefferson St. due to flooding
TRAFFIC: Stark County - Rt. 30 near Alabama Avenue is CLOSED in both directions due to a tanker crash.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Monday, January 23, 2012

For 47 years APD officer Frank Mancini paid the price for a stop with a bullet that paralyzed him. Now his journey is taking him home. http://ping.fm/MYqzD

Sunday, January 22, 2012

Friday, January 20, 2012

That accident on Route 8 NORTHBOUND past Perkins has been cleared...just in time for regular afternoon rush hour traffic to fill in.
DEVELOPING: Cuyahoga Falls rec center board reconsidering family membership policy after same-sex couple flap.
Route 8 NORTHBOUND is a near parking lot again, a crash just past the Perkins exit. You're backed up to the Central Interchange.
Good news out of CAK: Southwest Airlines announces Akron/Canton is one of 22 AirTran cities staying aboard their network....
In Norton: The exit ramp will be CLOSED on Rt. 21 NB at Rt. 585 until noon. Crews will be cleaning up the roads.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

TRAFFIC: In Norton...Barber Road CLOSED between 76 and Morgan Street for utility work. Closure is expected to last between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Wadsworth high school given all clear, students back in classes. Some may have left during PD search of building.
Wadsworth High students moved to middle school while police search building after anonymous threat. No injuries, all kids safe, dry, warm.
TRAFFIC: Norton police say Rt. 21 Northbound, north of Rt. 585 is OPEN. You can still expect delays and slick spots on the roads.
TRAFFIC: In Norton, Route 21 Northbound CLOSED at the Dorothy overpass due to a high number of accidents. North of Rt. 585.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012

FirstEnergy figures up to five thousand without power in greater Akron area after 60 mph winds blew through.
Report of a tree into a Kenmore home, on Ninth Street SW -- investigating now.
Report: power line down Glenmount and Waterloo contributing to Firestone Park power outages. Treat power lines down as potential fatal!!!
Severe thunderstorms moving east but still leaving behind high wind damages.
Winds take down trees S. Hawkins near Delia, also reports of tree down on Trail Ave. along Manchester. Seeing damages? @akronnewsnow
TRAFFIC: Some traffic lights out near the intersection of Brittain Road and Tallmadge Avenue due to a power outage.

Saturday, January 14, 2012

Reports of heavy lake effect snow up in the snowbelt, Lake/Geauga/Ashtabula. Enjoy Akron instead...maybe very light flurries, if that!
The all clear's been sounded on the ramp from Route 21 to Route 585/Wooster in Norton. An earlier semi overturn has been cleared...

Friday, January 13, 2012

21 SB at 76 now reopened; Rt 8 NB at Perkins has an accident in the left-hand lane.
Norton PD closing 21 southbound at I-76 due to tractor-trailer wreck; hope to have it reopened by 2p.

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Gov. Kasich appoints Amy Corrigall Jones to Summit Common Pleas bench.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

ODOT says crash SR 18 westbound at SR 94 cleared.
ODOT: SR 18 westbound at 94 closed at this time due to an accident. Not sure when it'll be reopened.

Monday, January 9, 2012

Wow...a VERY big hit for Ohio's auto economy from Honda. Dispatch on new auto plant for Acura NSX revival. http://ping.fm/BxjVc

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

FOP President Paul Hlynsky easily re-elected to eighth term. akronnewsnow.com/news/local/item/16751-fop-president-hlynsky-re-elected-handily

Tuesday, January 3, 2012

TRAFFIC: Poor driving conditions reported in Portage County. Snow covered roads and poor visibility.
Up and at 'em with Akron and Canton-area school closings. http://ping.fm/Sb9yp

Monday, January 2, 2012

Add to the I-77 mess - report of an accident before Ghent Road on northbound 77. "Not bad yet", we're told, but be careful out there!
Highway Patrol says poor driving conditions on I-77 near the rest area near Bath, and poor conditions on I-271 - careful in Northern Summit!

Sunday, January 1, 2012

Traffic cameras showing a slow run up I-77 pre-Browns game. Last time in months! Game is on 97.5 WONE and 1590 WAKR at 4:15....