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    • Akron Mother Charged With Child Endangering After Accident

      Akron Mother Charged With Child Endangering After Accident

      An Akron mother is being held in Summit County Jail following a traffic accident that injured her 1-year-old daughter who was not restrained in a child safety seat.
      The mother, 20, is charged…

    • Two Teens Struck By Car In Wayne County

      Two Teens Struck By Car In Wayne County

      Two Wayne County teens were taken to Akron Children’s Hospital after they were struck by a car while walking along State Road 226 in Wooster Township on Monday. They were listed in stable…

    • Medical Malpractice Suit  Seeks $1.5 Million Against Ohio Doctor

      Medical Malpractice Suit Seeks $1.5 Million Against Ohio Doctor

      Dr. Stejpan Gardilcic and Urology Associates of North Central Ohio Inc. are being sued for $1.5 million by the son of a man, 84, who died in 2007.
      The medical malpractice lawsuit, filed earlier…

    • Quong Hop & Co. Tofu Recall Expanded – Listeria Discovery

      Quong Hop & Co. Tofu Recall Expanded – Listeria Discovery

      Quong Hop & Co. of San Francisco, California is expanding its recall of tofu products due to the discovery of contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The recall has been expanded due to discovery of Listeria bacteria during sampling in three of the company’s twenty-nine tofu product lines. While Listeria may present only minor discomfort to healthy adults, children, the elderly, and…

    • Boy Saved After Plane Crash in Lake Erie, 2 Still Missing

      Boy Saved After Plane Crash in Lake Erie, 2 Still Missing

      A plane crashed on the night of September 3 into Lake Erie, near Kelley’s Island in Ohio. The plane held a 46 year-old man and his two sons. When the plane crashed, one of the boys was able to escape and was rescued by Chuck Herndon, who was on the lake in his boat that night. According to Herndon, the 7 year-old boy matter-of-factly stated, “‘My father and my brother were killed in a plane…

    • Worker Killed in Casting Machine Accident

      Worker Killed in Casting Machine Accident

      Matthew Salisbury, an employee of Brush Wellman Engineered Products, was crushed to death Sunday night in a casting machine. According to another employee, the machine broke down and Salisbury entered it to try and fix the problem. While he was trying to unclog the machine he became pinned and was crushed to death; another employee turned off the air compressor that powered the machinery, but…

    • Nokia Recalls 46 Million Cellphone Batteries for Overheating

      Nokia Recalls 46 Million Cellphone Batteries for Overheating

      The Nokia Corporation, the world’s largest manufacturer of cellular phones, announced on Tuesday that lithium-ion batteries in nearly 46 million phones would need to be recalled after reports of 100 incidents of overheating. There have been no injuries to date.Nokia specified that the company’s faulty BL-5C battery, a product of the Matsushita Battery Industrial Company, was placed in nearly 46…

    • Recall on HoMedics Heating Pads

      Recall on HoMedics Heating Pads

      HoMedics Inc. and the FDA have announced that there is a voluntary recall of heating pads manufactured by the company. These products have been found to cause burns or fires.Some of the heating pads contain an inadequate connector crimp, which can lead to a high resistance connection that may generate excessive heat.This excess heat can inflict first degree burns on consumers, or can cause…

    • Two Akron Residents Killed in Turnpike Vehicle Crash

      Two Akron Residents Killed in Turnpike Vehicle Crash

      Two Akron residents were killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash on the Ohio Turnpike in Brecksville. According to police reports both vehicles were in the middle lane going eastbound when the car and truck collided. Naushad M. Khimji, 55, and his passenger, Fatema N. Khimji, 22, died when their 1992 Honda Accord collided with a semi-truck just before 3:30 p.m. The driver of the truck suffered…

    • Two Akron Residents Killed in Turnpike Vehicle Crash(2)

      Two Akron Residents Killed in Turnpike Vehicle Crash(2)

      Two Akron residents were killed Tuesday in a two-vehicle crash on the Ohio Turnpike in Brecksville. According to police reports both vehicles were in the middle lane going eastbound when the car and truck collided. Naushad M. Khimji, 55, and his passenger, Fatema N. Khimji, 22, died when their 1992 Honda Accord collided with a semi-truck just before 3:30 p.m. The driver of the truck suffered…