Akron City Council votes down proposal to crack down on barking dog problem

AKRON, Ohio -- Akron City Council on Monday voted down a proposal to crack down on dogs that won't stop barking.

Councilman Russ Neal proposed a law that would make the fine for a second offense $250, and allow for the possibility of 60 days in jail.

However, other members of council felt the penalty was too severe.

Dog owners can still be slapped with a $100 fine no matter how many times the barking happens.

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