Sunday, April 29, 2012

Teen girl's shooting death in Akron could have been accidental...the update here: http://ping.fm/1O8FN

Saturday, April 28, 2012

Indians are still in a rain delay at Progressive Field... Aeros have cancelled today's game with Altoona at Canal Park. 1:05 DH makeup Sun.
Rain moving into the Akron/Canton area, and postponing start of Indians game (@1590WAKR). But a Freeze Watch is up late tonight, after rain.

Friday, April 27, 2012

Two lanes are now open on SR 82 - both eastbound and westbound from Brandywine Rd. to SR 8. The middle two lanes remain closed for roadway repairs.
Westbound lanes on Rt. 82 just west of Rt. 8 is still CLOSED in Macedonia due to a water main break. Two eastbound lanes have reopened.

Thursday, April 26, 2012

SR 82 closed from Brandywine Rd. to SR 8 due to a water main break. The detour is old 8 or SR 8.

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Light pole fell over on I-76 east just after the Central Interchange, backup through the Central. Only right hand lane open.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Akron Mayor Don Plusquellic's office reporting former Mayor John Ballard is dead. Ballard served 1966-80.
Power outage info at your fingertips in easier to use mobile form. http://ping.fm/7oVn2
Construction has CLOSED I-277 E from the Kenmore Leg to 77 for 28 days. Detour: Kenmore Leg to 76 East/77 South to 77 South to 277 west.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

Shaw JCC officials tell AkronNewsNow.com that a funeral for Shaw will be held Wednesday at 11 AM at the JCC...much more coming on ANN.
Jerry Shaw was chairman emeritus of Akron-based Sterling Jewelers, and Akron's Shaw Jewish Community Center is named for him.
AkronNewsNow has confirmed that Akron businessman and community leader Jerry Shaw died Saturday at the age of 93.

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Here's the Late April Snow Picture for western PA... looks like nothing that bad is expected this far west into Ohio. http://ping.fm/2LKlM
No, not here. But if you have friends in the Western PA suburbs of Youngstown, there's a Winter Storm Watch Sun-Mon for 6 inches of snow!

Thursday, April 12, 2012

TRAFFIC: Heavy delays Rt. 8 North at Glenwood due to a 3 car accident. Left two lanes blocked.

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Nothing says Indians baseball more than a game after the snow melts. Looks like we're on 1590 WAKR for Indians-White Sox at noon.
TRAFFIC: US 224 eastbound at SR 43 in Mogadore is now OPEN.
TRAFFIC: US 224 EB at SR 43 in Mogadore CLOSED due to a traffic accident.

Monday, April 9, 2012

Cavs ink Lester Hudson to another 10-day contract. No brainer; he's averaging 12.7 ppg and 23.8 minutes per game.

Friday, April 6, 2012

Akron remembers Stan Bober, who passed away last night. He would have been 80 in June. http://ping.fm/qocBa

Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Federal judge rules Ohio can go ahead with April 18 execution of Portage County killer Mark Wiles.
Traffic: 77 south exit ramp from 76 westbound is CLOSED due to a traffic crash. Suggested detour is 76 west to 277/US 224.
TRAFFIC: Overturned Semi blocking the ramp to 77 South on 76 West. Drivers are advised to avoid the area.

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Live coverage now on WAKR as massive twisters rip across Dallas-Fort Worth.

Monday, April 2, 2012

CAK now officially a Southwest airport with new service to Dayton, Midway and Denver. AirTran routes to continue. CAK akroncantonairport