DeWine Presses “Hold Button” on J&J Inoculations

  Governor DeWine made the official announcement on Tuesday afternoon…announcing an official, open-ended hold on delivery of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 inoculations. The Governor added that later Tuesday morning, he also spoke with health officials at the White House…and was told the “pause” is aimed at helping health officials recognize any serious ramifications from…

Alzheimer’s Claims Cleveland Broadcaster’s Life

  Millions of people knew him from his time on the airwaves at a string of radio stations in his hometown of Cleveland. Millions more became acquainted with him as the host of the Ohio Lottery TV show. His family has announced that longtime broadcaster Bob Becker lost his battle with Alzheimer’s Disease at Maplewood…

One Killed in Fiery Rollover Crash

  A one-car crash in Mahoning County’s Beaver Township claimed a life on Tuesday morning. A staff member with the Coroner’s office was called to the scene of the wreck, which happened around 10:30AM, along Woodworth Road about a quarter-mile north of the roundabout intersection with State Route 164. The State Highway Patrol reported that…

Justices Hear More Argument over Access to Mounds

  Justices on the Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday morning held a video conference hearing, an appeal from Moundbuilders Country Club in the central Ohio town of Newark, which hopes to reverse lower court rulings allowing the Ohio History Connection to reclaim access to the course through eminent domain. The case has been an issue…

OH Stops Giving J&J Inoculations

  Officials with the Ohio Department of Health have advised inoculation centers throughout the state to refrain from using the shots that have been provided by drug maker Johnson & Johnson. The advisory has thrown a roadblock into several inoculation efforts in our area. The advisory came after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Akron Man Recovering after East Side Shooting

  A shooting on Akron’s east side early Tuesday morning sent a young man to the hospital. Police responded to the Emergency Room at City Hospital around 2:00AM, when staff called to report the 23-year-old victim showed-up seeking treatment after being dropped there by someone in a private vehicle. He told officers that he was…

Akron Man Arrested after Home Shot-Up

  A domestic incident spawned a round of gunfire that riddled a Goodyear Heights home with children inside on Monday afternoon. Police on Tuesday issued details of the incident that happened around 3:30 Monday afternoon in the 300 block of Howe Street – where officers responded on the 911 call from a 23-year-old woman who…

Teens Face Charges after Riot at Psych Hospital

  A group of nearly a dozen teenagers are facing charges after they allegedly staged a riot at a mental treatment facility in the region. Officers from several law enforcement agencies were called to Belmont Pines Behavioral Health Hospital in Liberty on Sunday night. By the time order had been restored, around 11 girls between…

Minerva Man Killed in Crash

  A Minerva resident lost his life in a two-vehicle crash that happened on Monday afternoon in Tuscarawas County’s Fairfield Township. The State Highway Patrol reports that 51-year-old Douglas Arkenbaugh was driving southwest along State Route 800 near State Route 212 just after 4:00PM, when his vehicle crossed the center line and collided head-on with…

ANOTHER Roundabout Project along SR 619

  There’s yet another traffic disruption that will soon create headaches for drivers in Green. Construction crews have already been busy at the intersection of State Route 619 and Massillon Road…but within the next two weeks, eastbound drivers on 619 will need to take a detour as work to create yet another roundabout gets under-way…

Shady Motel Property Cleared for Development

  A longtime trouble spot in Green – the scene of a triple-murder in 1991 that took the lives of its owners and their young daughter – has been cleared by a demolition crew to make room for future development. Heavy equipment rolled into the site of the old “Steve’s Motel” along East Turkeyfoot Road…

Elderly Man Killed in Portage County Fire

  Flames that broke-out in a home and adjacent RV claimed the life of an elderly man in Portage County’s Charlestown Township over the weekend. The 911 call was made just after 1:00AM Sunday, when the barking of the family dog awakened the people inside a house along Newton Falls Road. Fire officials report that…

Cause Undetermined after Woman Killed in House Fire

  The State Fire Marshal’s office is providing assistance in the follow-up investigation into a deadly house fire that happened over the weekend in Wadsworth. Firefighters responded to the 911 calls a short time before 9:00AM Saturday, arriving in the 100 block of West North Street to report a fully-involved structure fire. The first to…

DeWine’s Data Promises Go Unanswered

  Promises that Governor DeWine made in April and May last year still haven’t come to fruition – despite him saying that the time that the data would be made available “soon.” In April last year, DeWine said that the Ohio Department of Health had been asked to keep tabs on the number of health…

OH City to Pay Millions to Family of Boy who Suffocated

  The family of a young boy who suffocated inside a minivan after trying to summon help through a 911 call has agreed to a settlement in a wrongful-death lawsuit, filed against the city of Cincinnati and its Police Department. The City Manager announced that the family of 16-year-old Kyle Plush will be paid six-Million…