AKRON, Ohio — Residents in Akron will have the chance to tell the city what went wrong during a recent snowstorm that left residential streets unplowed and school buses stuck in the snow, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. Marilyn Keith, Ward 9 councilwoman, will lead six meetings spread across the city to gather information from […]

AKRON, Ohio– The city of Akron is apologizing to residents for its response to clearing ice and snow after this weekend’s winter storm. Over the past few days, people have expressed frustration with the state of snow-covered streets, preventing them from getting to work and school. Akron Public Schools were closed on Tuesday, partially because […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Much of northeast Ohio is under a winter storm warning effect. Travel overnight could be hazardous. Cleveland has released its snow plan for the upcoming snow storm. •    The City has 60 available trucks and more than 29,000 tons of salt. •    The first shift currently has 38 trucks ready to deploy […]

EAST CLEVELAND – A salt truck drove up and down Euclid Avenue in East Cleveland but the test run Tuesday was short-lived. A truck driver declined to go on camera but confirmed the salt truck was not working. It is one of two salt trucks in the city that are down due to electrical reasons. […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Crews at the Ohio Department of Transportation in District 12 will be looking out for frost and light freezing this Thanksgiving weekend. According to a news release Cuyahoga County will staff 12 crews, Lake and Geauga Counties will have eight crews each. There will be a total of 28 trucks beginning […]

A shocking video captures the moment an SUV plowed through a group of black student protesters at the Eastern Michigan University. The 15-second clip shows the vehicle literally driving through a crowd of students as they were protesting a racial slur spray painted on the campus. The university discovered and removed graffiti displaying “KKK” in […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The snow has begun to fall in the Greater Cleveland region and is expected to continue, marking the first measurable snowfall of 2015. With heavy snow in the forecast, Ohio Department of Transportation District 12 snowplow drivers are scheduled to begin 12-hour shifts at noon Monday. ODOT crews began pretreating […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The city of Cleveland says the roads in the city are in “fair-to-poor” condition. The Department of Public Works reports 29 snow plows are currently on the city’s main roads. The city planned to move 24 snow plows into residential neighborhoods at 3 p.m. Around the same time the city […]

  LAKE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Lake County Sheriff  Deputies are recommending that if you do not need to go out in your vehicle then do not venture out onto the roadways Thursday. Along the lakeshore in Lake County the roads are hazardous, and traffic on Route 20, Route 2, and Route 84 is often […]

  LAKEWOOD, OH (WOIO) – Lakewood’s salt supply is running precariously low, and the city’s streets have suffered as a result. Morton, the contracted company that provides the city’s salt, has failed to deliver the 1,000 tons back-ordered by the city. Lakewood has now placed orders with other vendors, but not being under contract means […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – The City of Cleveland currently has 55 pieces of equipment on the street working to clear residential zones of snow. Crews will be working around the clock Friday. The pieces of equipment include 43 snow plows, 6 graders, 3 units from the Cleveland Division of Water and 3 units from the Division […]

  CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – As of Thursday afternoon, two counties have issued a LEVEL l snow emergency notification. Summit County Sheriff Steve Barry and Lorain County Sheriff Phil Stammitti issued the alerts early Thursday afternoon. Level 1 Snow Emergency:  Roadways are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow. Roads are also icy; drive carefully. To read […]