The city of Canton has announced that they will hold a town hall meeting this coming Tuesday concerning the construction of the 12th Street and Mahoning Road projects. The meeting will be held in the Kennedy Room at the Canton Civic Center Tuesday September 16th from 3:30 in the afternoon to 6:30 in the evening. Among the topics to be presented and discussed include project schedules and impacts on traffic and area businesses. If you have any questions before the meeting, contact the Canton City Engineering office.
The Akron Police Department and the Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force are asking for the public's help for information that could lead to the arrest of a wanted fugitive. 20-year old Dequante Darnell Moorer, of Akron, is wanted for murder in the shooting death of Jerome Bable, who was found shot inside a vehicle on Jason Avenue on September 11th. A reward is being offered for information that leads to Moorer's arrest. He is described as a black male, 5'6", 115 pounds. He should be considered armed and dangerous.
Family and friends were trying to make sense of the shooting death of 17-year-old Reb Barbee early this morning.
A 7-year-old girl was in critical condition tonight after a car ran a red light and crashed into a motorcycle in Lancaster last night, killing the motorcycle's driver and injuring the girl who was his passenger. Lancaster Police said the car's driver, Devin Downour, 20, of Rushville, Ohio, was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
It is a familyâs horror and our communityâs shame. Babies born in some parts of this city die at rates the nation as a whole hasnât seen in 50 years. And black babies in Ohio are more likely to die before their first birthdays than anywhere else in the nation.
Ohio State University is planning an overhaul of its transit system to move more parking to the edges of campus and reduce traffic near academic buildings. The updated transportation system, which is to go before the board of trustees in November, would rely on a revamped circuit of shuttles that students, workers and visitors would be encouraged to use rather than drive or ride bicycles through areas with heavy foot traffic during the day.