Summit County

Northeast Ohio has been riding the COVID-19 pandemic wave since March, and just when we think things are getting better, or should we say hoping for better days, just south of Cuyahoga County the coronavirus has elevated a county to red. Summit County was raised to Level 3, or the red level, of the Ohio […]

This is the day when you can sing ♫ Hot in, so hot in herre !!  ♫ or say things like it’s hotter than fish grease out here !!  But what ever your favorite temperature analogy is today is the day to use it as well as, make sure our elderly stay inside and for […]

The people that work and live in that big house on Pennsylvania, ave in Washington D.C. seem to be able to get tested everyday for COVID-19, but the coronavirus still somehow got in, but we keep hearing to get us out of the COVID-19 pandemic there needs to be more testing.   so how tragic is […]

The Summit County Prosecutor’s Office is offering free taxi rides for Summit County residents starting at 6 p.m. on July 3 until 6 a.m. on July 5. Police said officials are doing this to make sure no one drinks and drives. The campaign is called Arrive Alive. The number to call to set up a […]

AKRON — Summit County councilwoman Tamela Lee is facing numerous charges in part of a federal indictment. Lee, 57, of Akron, is charged with taking cash bribes and other things of value in exchange for official actions, including help with court cases, impeding a pending IRS investigation and assistance obtaining a liquor license She’s been […]

  AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Summit County Health Officials answer some of the most frequently asked questions about Ebola. What if I attended the bridal shop Coming Attractions Bridal & Formal? If you attended the bridal shop Coming Attractions Bridal & Formal, Inc. (located at on 1220 East Tallmadge Ave) on Saturday October 11, 2014 […]

  AKRON, OH (WOIO) – Summit County Health officials and other public health agencies continue to monitor the Ebola virus.The Ohio Health Department meantime is tracing the steps of Amber Vinson, the second nurse diagnosed with Ebola. She flew from Cleveland to Dallas the day before she reported symptoms. In addition to Dallas, Akron and Tallmadge are […]

CUYAHOGA FALLS, Ohio – A man is in custody and more than $760,000 in cash was seized in a Summit County drug sting, according to police. Cuyahoga Falls Police searched a home on 10th Street where they say the cash was discovered. Read more of this story at http://www.newsnet5.com/news/local-news/oh-summit/more-than-760k-seized-in-drug-sting-summit-county-man-arrested

  AKRON, OH (WOIO) – The Ohio Department of Public Safety’s Office of Criminal Justice Services (OCJS) awarded $307,806 in federal traffic safety funding to the Summit County Sheriff’s Office for 2015. Authorities say the Sheriff’s Office will be conducting increased enforcement patrols and OVI checkpoints with the Summit County OVI Task Force, while working […]

  SUMMIT COUNTY (WOIO) –  Older teens currently under foster care in Summit County will be taking part in a character and literacy building program created by local author and former sports writer David Lee Morgan Jr. “MVP, Most Valuable Person Youth Character and Literacy” program will be used as part of Summit County’s Connecting […]

AKRON, Ohio – Two Akron men are facing felony drug charges after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers seized 750 grams of cocaine during a traffic stop, worth an estimated $63,000. Troopers stopped the Oldsmobile Delta for a turn signal and child restraint violation on I-77 northbound, near milepost 123, in Summit County just before 2 […]

SUMMIT COUNTY, OH (WOIO) – Aging homes – abandoned and falling apart – are crippling neighborhoods. It is a big problem in Northeast Ohio. Summit County just received a $7M state grant to tear down some of the crumbling homes. Some of that money will be put to good use in Barberton. The city’s housing stock has […]