Sean McDonnell, Akron Beacon Journal

Sean McDonnell

Akron Beacon Journal

Akron, OH, United States

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Past articles by Sean:

Plane crashes in pond nearby Wadsworth Municipal Airport, OSHP investigating

The crash happened at about 11:15 a.m. Friday. → Read More

Will northern Ohio see heavy rain from Hurricane Ida? Not likely, meteorologist says

According to USA Today, IDA is tied for the fifth-strongest hurricane to hit the U.S. main land. → Read More

Route 8 southbound reduced to one lane in Akron after concrete falls off bridge

ODOT spokesman Ray Marsch said crews were notified of the debris Monday afternoon and that repairs were being made. → Read More

Arrest made in fatal shooting of high school football standout Kyree Young

According to online court records, Bryce Parmer, 19, of Akron has been arrested and charged with murder in the case. → Read More

Man accused of drunk driving during crash that led to Canton woman's death

Ramona Wilkerson, 57, of Canton died Wednesday night after being hospitalized by a crash on July 4. → Read More

Canton woman dies in hospital after July 4 crash in Akron

Ramona Wilkerson of Canton died Wednesday night, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner's Office. → Read More

Malley's Chocolates worker quits after he says company mandated COVID-19 vaccine

A former employee says a local chocolate maker is requiring employees to get vaccinated for COVID-19 or lose their jobs. → Read More

Cleveland Clinic study: In vaccine shortages, previously uninfected should be prioritized

In places where vaccines are hard to come by, the study argues that doses should first go to people who haven’t contracted the virus in the past. → Read More

Ohio BMV will resume in-car driving tests in June, use pre-COVID model

The Ohio BMV has been doing tests with the instructor outside of the car since last June. → Read More

Woman missing for four years from Oklahoma found in Akron, reunited with family in Texas

A 69-year-old woman boarded a plane in 2017 in Oklahoma and flew with a friend to Ohio. She went missing and was found earlier this year in Akron. → Read More

Hot, summerlike weather expected to hit northern Ohio this week

By the end of this week, temperatures could be pushing toward 90 degrees across northern Ohio, according to the National Weather Service. → Read More

Man shot sitting on park bench at Grace Park in Akron over weekend

The shooting happened Saturday afternoon at Grace Park in Downtown Akron. → Read More

8-year-old girl dies in Akron duplex fire

An 8-year-old girl died from injuries suffered in a fire early Tuesday at a duplex in Akron. → Read More

State spends millions on spring cleaning for Ohio highways

On average, the Ohio Department of Transportation spends $4 million cleaning litter off highways. → Read More

Akron police say person who reported man missing killed, set him on fire

Akron police arrested a man accused of killing another man and setting them on fire. → Read More

Want to share your voice on police reforms in Akron? Here's how

City Council, University of Akron to host online focus groups to discuss ideas about police reform. Want to participate anonymously? You can do that. → Read More

Northeast Ohio's Devo joins Foo Fighters, Jay Z, Carole King, others on list of 2021 rock hall nominees

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame has announced its nominees for its 2021 class of inductees, and Akron's Devo made the cut. → Read More

Was that really Bezos in the boat? Portage Lakes recalls Amazon founder's 2019 day trip

Now that Jeff Bezos is stepping down as online giant's CEO, will he be coming to Portage Lakes more often? → Read More

Sea change: Man escapes corporate ladder to run thriving coral farm in Copley

Tidal Gardens, a coral farm in Copley, was birthed from a 125-gallon home tank and became an international brand. → Read More

Water Street Tavern in Kent 'gets the call' from Barstool Fund

A college bar in Kent will get some financial help after its owner got the call from the president of "Stoolie Nation." Water Street Tavern will receive $20,000 from the Barstool Fund. → Read More