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Snowy Wednesday, Akron Child Struck and Killed, Tight Security for Gang Leader's Trial

Snowy Wednesday morning. (Source: WOIO) Snowy Wednesday morning. (Source: WOIO)
WEDNESDAY: Light snow starting around 8 AM accumulating up to 3” by your drive home. High: 33

WEDNESDAY NIGHT: Cloudy & slight chance of some flurries .  LOW: 21

THURSDAY: Cloudy to start with a brighter afternoon. High: 30

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - The Summit County Medical Examiner and the Akron Police Department are investigating the traffic death of Christian Swisher, a 10-year-old from N. Arlington Street in Akron.
On January 20, 2015 at approximately 4:45 p.m., Christian was running across the roadway in front of 98 N. Arlington Street when he was struck by a vehicle that was traveling northbound.
Christian was transported to Children's Hospital Medical Center of Akron where he later died from his injuries at 3:32 a.m. on January 21, 2015.

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - Testimony continues Wednesday for alleged gang leader Julius Webster.
The 28-year-old is on trial for a carjacking and the robbery and murder of Curtis Leon Marks, Jr. Marks, 31, was murdered August 29, 2013 outside a bar at the corner of E. 70th and Superior in Cleveland. 
Webster's trial is being heard in front of Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court Judge Michael Astrab and in addition to extra security the judge has issued strict courtroom rules.
Today, SWAT teams will be with the jury when they view the crime scenes, located at E. 71st Street and Superior for the murder and a gas station on St. Clair for the carjacking.
Webster was arrested in Parma two months after Marks' murder. At the time he was also wanted by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office for escape, the Adult Parole Authority for a parole violation and was suspected in two separate homicides in Canton.
Webster was arrested in Parma two months after Marks' murder. At the time he was also wanted by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office for escape, the Adult Parole Authority for a parole violation and was suspected in two separate homicides in Canton.

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Julia Tullos,WOIO, Assignment Manager
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