Feeling lucky?

Are you feeling lucky, or did you not know that the Mega Millions jackpot is now over $400 million. Tonight’s Mega Millions drawing is worth $430 million or $291 million if you take the cash option. No one matched all six numbers in Tuesday’s drawing. The odds of winning tonight’s jackpot –291-million-to-one. Good luck!  

Multi-vehicle crash in Portage County

An investigation is underway into a multi-vehicle crash that occurred earlier this morning in Portage County. The Ohio State Highway patrol was on the scene  on Route 14, just south of Route 59, in Ravenna. No word on any significant injuries, but the accident tied up traffic for awhile this morning.

Traffic fatality

Yesterday morning, just before 9 am, Akron police officers were dispatched to the 1300 block of N. Howard Street for an crash with injuries. On scene, they found a vehicle against a tree in the rear of a residence. the 42 year-old driver appeared  to be unconscious behind the wheel. Traffic investigators determined that the…

Clinic changes in Medina County

With an increasing interest in Saturday’s coronavirus vaccine clinic, the Medina County Health Department said it is moving the  location to a larger facility. The Medina Gazette reports, the location is now the Medina County University Center, 6300 Technology Lane, Lafayette Township. The clinic is open to appointments and walk-ins. Children ages 12-to-15 must be…

DeWine offers more details on ‘shot’ at a million prize

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced additional details pertaining to the $1 million lottery drawings for Ohioans who have  received at least their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Starting on May 26, the state will announce a winner of the drawing for adults who have received at least one vaccine. This announcement will happen every…

Motorcycle crash kills local man

Authorities are investigating a motorcycle crash that claimed the life of a 64 year-old man. The crash occurred around 6 last night on I-90 eastbound interchange to I-271 in Willoughby Hills. When police arrived, they found a motorcycle off the road at the bottom of a ravine. According to police, the rider failed to negotiate…

Traffic Alert!

Just a reminder, that I-76 project in Brimfield Township continues. Mogadore Road, south of I-76 remains CLOSED as road work continues in that area. The detour will be Mogadore Road to Old Forge Road to State Route 43 to Tallmadge Road.

Summit County vaccination clinic

There is an ample supply of COVID-19 vaccine available and many local clinics are offering the shot on a walk-in basis. No appointment necessary. Tomorrow, from noon-to-6 pm at Twinsburg Community Center, Ravenna Road, in Twinsburg. To date, nearly 46% of all Ohioans have received at least one shot.

Massage therapist’s licensed revoked

An investigation released by Ohio State says a licensed massage therapist who offered dozens of OSU football players massages engaged in consensual sex with five of them.  A law firm hired by the university showed no criminal or NCAA violations  occurred. On march 14, a complaint was filed by the State Medical Board alleging a…

Area Man Convicted on Federal Firearms Charges

  A jury in Cleveland Federal Court on Thursday convicted an area man on Federal firearms charges. The US Attorney’s office announced that the panel that heard the case of 42-year-old Ronald Sharp of Cleveland returned a guilty verdict on charges of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Sharp had previously been…

Rubber Worker Statue Unveiled Downtown

  City officials and business leaders in Akron took the wraps off that new bronze statue honoring the city’s history as the former “Rubber Capital of the World” on Thursday. Mayor Dan Horrigan and other dignitaries formally unveiled the 12-foot-tall Rubber Worker statue – which was recently set in-place in the center of the new…

Bond Lowered but Accused Killer Stays in Jail

  A man accused of committing a stabbing in Ravenna in March has seen his bond reduced from the original one-Million dollar note…but he’s not going anywhere and will remain behind Portage County Jail bars. The bond reduction came this week for 51-year-old Patrick Boggs – who had previously pled guilty to a felony domestic…

OH to Withdraw from COVID Unemployment Program

  Governor DeWine has pulled the plug on those free Federal unemployment dollars that are still being provided by the Biden administration. Those 300-dollar-per-week checks that unemployed Ohioans have been collecting from the Labor Department – in addition to their Ohio Unemployment compensation – will draw to a close effective June 26. With at least…

Area Police Officer Files Federal Suit against Trooper

  An area police officer is making a Federal case out of his arrest by a trooper with the State Highway Patrol last Summer. 35-year-old Northfield Police officer Craig Wilson filed litigation in Akron Federal Court this week, naming the trooper as the defendant in claims that include there wasn’t probable cause to arrest Wilson…

Cuyahoga Falls to Receive Arts Grant

  The city of Cuyahoga Falls will receive a nice financial boost to support arts, culture and other undertakings – with City Hall announcing on Thursday that the town has been approved for a 50-Thousand dollar “Our Town” grant from the National Endowment for the Arts. The money is earmarked to support Cuyahoga Falls’ “River…