Not everyone who wants to shovel your driveway is a “Good Samaritan”: Case in point, the man who cleaned off an elderly Akron woman’s drive and sidewalk on Thursday. City police say the man came back 4 hours later, got in, and grabbed the victim’s medication. Akron police have this suspect description: A black male, around 45 years old, 6 feet tall and about 205 pounds.
The theme for the Valentine’s Night MasterWorks concert by the Canton Symphony Orchestra is “Young at Heart”, and it’ll be evident in more than just the musical selections. The Youth Symphony Advanced Orchestra will perform with the Symphony’s professional musicians Sunday night; so will Julliard School student and Canton native William Shaub. Showtime is 7:30 Sunday night. Tickets are $25 to $45. There's more at the symphony website. Tickets are also available at the door.
Pennsylvania Senator Gene Yaw is pushing legislation to require protective bridge fencing. The move comes following the July 2014, incident involving former Perry Local teacher, Sharon Budd. A group of teens threw rock from a bridge and it crashed through her windshield, nearly killing her. The proposal also follows a similar move by the Ohio Department of Transportation last month.
A Canton man is heading to prison for more than a decade for having child pornography. 29 year old James Kovac III pleaded guilty in August to charges accusing him of receiving and distributing computer files containing child porn. Images were also found on his laptop computer. He'll spend the next 12 years in prison and will participate in drug and mental health treatment programs.
A Massillon man is heading to prison for producing child pornography. 55 year old Gregory Mays pleaded guilty in July to charges. In the summer of 2013 Mays induced and coerced a minor to engage in sexually explicit conduct. Investigators found images and videos of an girl under 18 on his cell phone. He'll spend the next 17 years in prison.