More than two dozen people were injured when a wood platform holding live fireworks tipped over, sending the pyrotechnics into a crowd at an annual 4th of July show northwest of Los Angeles, authorities said Friday.
AKRON, Ohio - The coals are hot, the ribs are on the grill and crowds are growing. It's the annual Rib, White and Blue Festival in Downtown Akron.
Pat Nelson, of Big Boned BBQ, was last year's winner for Best Rib. He said the sauce isn't what makes his ribs so good. "The secret here is the rub we put on it.",brags Nelson. "It's got 36 herbs and spices in all."
Smokin Joe's BBQ decided to give out free samples to attract the crowds to his cash register.
"Remember we sell no swine before it's time, and the ribs have been smoking so long, they need to go to rehab," said Lamarr Marshall.
The fireworks show should start at about 9:45 p.m. on July 4.
The festival will continue through Saturday July 6 and admission is free.
Akron's Rib, White and Blue Festival in downtown Akron.
Joey Chestnut has downed 69 franks and devoured his own record in the annual hot dog eating contest.
Cleveland police will issue citations for the use of illegal fireworks. Violators can be arrested for the first violation, and could face jail time.
Ohio's Department of Transportation is warning motorists to be on the lookout for impaired drivers as many are celebrating the Fourth of July holiday.
The skies over communities across northeast Ohio will be filled with fireworks over the Fourth of July, but that can be a problem for many pet owners.
If you plan on going to Lakewood Park to watch the concert which starts at 7 p.m. or catch the fireworks, you should be prepared to get your bag searched.
If you're hitting the road for Fourth of July holiday, a retail chain wants to help save you some money.
Cleveland police and the Division of State Fire Marshal are warning residents about using dangerous and illegal fireworks.
An estimated 10,000 people turned out in Downtown Cleveland Monday to see the Cleveland Orchestra's 24th Annual Star Spangled Spectacular.