Tuesday, May 29, 2012

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Summit and Stark counties until 11 a.m.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Chagrin Falls police have cancelled the earlier Amber Alert, with the wording: "Parties located safely by Pennsylvania State Police."
Akron Area Forecast: slight chance for t-storms, high 93! Details: http://ping.fm/YJwK9
Copley Memorial Day Parade details and events this holiday: http://ping.fm/LoroV

Sunday, May 27, 2012

As expected, the National Weather Service has cancelled the Severe Thunderstorm Watch for all Ohio counties, including the Akron area.
Stormy weather to the north of us is weakening and moving into Pennsylvania...nothing heading in from the west at this time.
Severe weather warnings to the north/northeast of Akron/Canton have all been cancelled or have expired. Severe Thunderstorm Watch still up.
A pop-up storm or two in central/eastern Portage County...no warnings associated with those at this time.
Severe Thunderstorm Warnings to the north... Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Ashtabula Counties. What's popped up appears to be heading southeast.
A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH is in effect until 8:00 PM: Summit, Stark, Portage, Cuyahoga and other NE Ohio counties to the east...

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Mayor Plusquellic ranks near the bottom in social media response test by Channel 3 News: http://ping.fm/o66IW
An Akron bar accused of serving a Revere student alcohol before she crashed her car now under investigation http://ping.fm/unh3M

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Route 18, just west of the square in Medina, is CLOSED due to a fire. Fire officials say the road will be closed for several hours.
TRAFFIC: Accident reported on 76 east near Route 261. Right lane is blocked. Motorists are advised to avoid the area.
A woman dies after driving into a Metro Park lake in Norton: http://ping.fm/kPn8i

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

It's official! Cavs Kyrie Irving is the NBA's Rookie of the Year.
FirstMerit to eliminate more than 300 jobs, outlines cuts this morning: http://ping.fm/SB0V3
If you thought allergies were bad, get ready for mosquito season in Summit County: http://ping.fm/EGTdX
FirstMerit Bank reveals branch closings- check to see if your location is impacted: http://ping.fm/CSS9R
Akron Mayor urges residents to come forward with recent crime info for a second time within a week. http://ping.fm/RGE0a

Friday, May 11, 2012

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Police round up 32 suspects in West Akron-- the latest on their plan and what else was found, update and video here: http://ping.fm/5JhRK
Akron Police join forces with law enforcement agencies to blind-side suspects: http://ping.fm/pOuck
Akron Police arrest 32 suspects in a violent crime crackdown near Copley Road in West Akron. More details to come.

Monday, May 7, 2012

Slight error in our last onscene tweet - APS budget cut total is $18 million, not $13 million. Complete story on AkronNewsNow.com now...
Akron school board approves $13 million in cuts proposed by Supt James
Akron school budget recommendations: Much more later on AkronNewsNow.com
Even if APS supt James' recommendations are approved, district needs to cut at least another $3 mill in FY2013, maybe $2 mill more (colls)
These are final recommendations by APS Supt James, board hasn't voted on them or five year budget plan yet (latter due by 5/31).
APS staff cuts do not include early retirement so far. Incentives have boosted that, but numbers aren't yet final.
Akron Schools superintendent comes up with $18 million in cuts, 139 teachers, 202 total staff cuts for FY2013 recommendatios
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Friday, May 4, 2012

Update: turns out the little kids rescued from a burning Falls apartment building today may have been home alone. http://ping.fm/uJQjK

Wednesday, May 2, 2012