Video Circulating Social Media Claims Stereotyping by Canton Police
In the video circulating social media Friday fternoon, Eric Graves, an African American man, videotapes during a traffic stop in Canton. He claims in the video, he was only pulled over because of stereotyping by the officers. Canton Police Chief, Bruce Lawver, says that wasn't the case. Lawver says the statement is quote "ridiculous" saying the individuals had an "antagonistic attitude." The Chief goes on to say Graves has a very extensive criminal background including a 1999 conviction of involuntary manslaughter as well as a pending felony DV, violation of protection order case. Graves was cited for marked lanes and a seatbelt violation.
North Canton Schools Employee Not Considered Ebola Risk
The North Canton City Schools employee who was thought to have ties to Amanda Vinson, is returning to work. The employee will be allowed to return to Hoover High School after Stark County Health Department officials determined the individual does not pose an exposure risk. The district announced Thursday that a staff member flew on the same airplane as the Ebola patient, from Dallas to Cleveland on Tuesday. Officials were initially cautious due to the possibility the employee flew on the same plane as Vinson did the day before. Crews sanitized the school according to CDC guidelines and the employee has been cleared and will return to work.