Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Quick snapshot of what happened in juvenile court today in TJ Lane Chardon shootings case. http://ping.fm/gDFeC
Prosecution has until March 1 to file charges against TJ Lane. He is not formally charged now, March 19 hearing on moving to adult court.
Update on TJ Lane in Chardon shootings case - he will remain in detention. Lane tells the juvie court he understands his rights.
Hearing now for TJ Lane in Chardon High case - lawyers given gag order talking to media, reporters asked to be responsible by judge.
Summit bomb squad clears Green High, students sent home early.
Students at Green High School heading home after classes scrubbed on possible threat; students told to wait at Stadium for pickup or buses.
Breaking: third fatality in Chardon high school shootings.
TRAFFIC: Accident cleared on Rt. 8 North before Graham Road.
TRAFFIC: Rt. 21N at I-76 is cleared. In Cuyahoga Falls: Rt. 8N before Graham Road is blocked due to an accident. Avoid section if possible.
TRAFFIC: The exit ramp on Rt. 21 North to I-76 East is now CLOSED in Norton due to a 3 car accident.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Confirmed: one student in Chardon shootings is dead.
TRAFFIC: All lanes are now OPEN on 71 North between Route 83 and the I-76 Interchange.
TRAFFIC: I-71 NB, about 2 miles south of the I-76 interchange, is reduced to one lane due to a tractor trailor crash. Right lane is OPEN.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Police issue alert for missing elderly Stark County couple. http://ping.fm/NNsKO
Tonight after 8p news on WAKR, streaming on WAKR.net and @AkronNewsNow -- listen to full State of Akron Schools address.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Congrats to Keith Dambrot and the Zips on 79-68 win over BGSU - one of 12 teams to win 20 games each of past seven seasons.
Akron superintendent David James: up to 300 layoffs IF APS have to cut $22 million from budget. Developing...
TRAFFIC: Exit ramp CLOSED on I-480 EB at Route 82 in Twinsburg due to a car crash.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Akron leaders remember Susan Hamo, longtime executive director of Convention and Visitors Bureau, who died today. http://ping.fm/w29CQ

Sunday, February 19, 2012

Akron police are working on a rolled over semi-truck on the NORTH end of the Kenmore leg on the ramp to I-76 WESTBOUND. Ramp will be closed.

Saturday, February 18, 2012

Summit GOP Straw Poll 2012: Rick Santorm your big winner -74% of over 1000 votes cast

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

Goodyear reports first annual profit in three years; "best performance" since 2000 says CEO. http://ping.fm/CAVN8

Monday, February 13, 2012

Akron school superintendent David James proposes three school closings as early part of budget cuts
TRAFFIC: Due to multiple accidents, the Akron Police Department is advising drivers to avoid 77N between Wilbeth and Archwood for 1 hour.

Sunday, February 12, 2012

ODOT says 71 northbound to 271 open after tanker wreck; southbound still one lane but expected to clear within the hour.
ODOT: I-271 in Medina County, near the I-71 interchange, is reduced to one lane in each direction due to a rolled over semi.
Up and at 'em -- limited closings but some roadways still slick. Take it slow this morning. http://ping.fm/IJj9Q
Winter's message: "forget January, I'm back." Snow parking ban in Akron until six Monday night. http://ping.fm/POPXW

Saturday, February 11, 2012

I-76 WESTBOUND at Ohio 43 is closed yet again due to accidents. ODOT: 43 SOUTH to 224 WEST to I-77. Expected to reopen in about two hours.
WINTER STORM WARNING now in effect for Summit-Portage-Cuyahoga until 9 PM. Additional 2-4 inches of snow expected.
ODOT says 76 WESTBOUND is open again at 532. Traffic cameras show once-backed up traffic from there moving slowly through east Akron.
Bath Township reports "multiple" crashes in this weather. Then again, so is everyone else.
If you're stuck along I-76 or anywhere else and have a camera phone, feel free to post a pic...Facebook, Twitter or E-Mail to news@rcrg.net.
Basically, if you're thinking of going into Portage County via I-76 this afternoon, DON'T.
PLACE TO AVOID: I-76, particularly in Portage County. Brimfield PD says crashes involve "25+ vehicles". White out conditions.
Not lengthy at this time but here's the closing list -- more snow to come later today. http://ping.fm/DvUPC

Friday, February 10, 2012

Cuyahoga Falls police say they're still working on those faulty traffic light controllers, Route 8 ramps at Broad Boulevard are still closed

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Hear it live now: UA President Proenza, APS Superintendent James on groundbreaking scholarship plan. http://ping.fm/O76gN

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

BREAKING Falls Law Director says City isn't required to provide family rate to same-sex couple -- but can overrule parks board if it wants.

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

TRAFFIC: Accident reported on Rt. 224 west before I-76. Delays from Waterloo Road.

Friday, February 3, 2012

77 SOUTHBOUND from Akron-Canton Airport should be fine, now...we're told the earlier accident closing the fast lanes is long clear.
Tipsters tell us that accident we told you about I-77 SOUTHBOUND by CAK is backing up traffic now to South Arlington Road...

Thursday, February 2, 2012

Tressel wardrobe note: no vest for Akron newser but he is wearing blue jacket with yellow tie -- Zippy color scheme. 'Roo on the tie?
Tressel at U of A: "Vice President of Strategic Engagement."
The Vest is back! Jim Tressel back at the University of Akron, will work on administrative duties and not athletics. Newser starts at 10a.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

TRAFFIC: Route 224 west @ Massillon Road is now OPEN.
TRAFFIC: Route 224 west CLOSED @ Massillon Road due to a multiple car accident.
TRAFFIC: Multiple car accident @ 224 West in front of Lockheed Martin. Expect delays.