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Ohio Supreme Court flips on request in wrongful death suit naming Amazon

Less than two months after turning down a Lorain County man’s motion for reconsideration of a decision upholding summary judgment in favor of Amazon in a wrongful death suit, the Supreme Court of Ohio accepted the man’s second motion. A cursory review of Dennis Stiner’s motion filed July 2 reveals what must have made the [...]

By | 2019-08-23T08:08:53+00:00 Friday, August 23, 2019|

Ohio Supreme Court flips on request in wrongful death suit naming Amazon

Less than two months after turning down a Lorain County man’s motion for reconsideration of a decision upholding summary judgment in favor of Amazon in a wrongful death suit, the Supreme Court of Ohio accepted the man’s second motion. A cursory review of Dennis Stiner’s motion filed July 2 reveals what must have made the [...]

By | 2019-08-23T07:57:47+00:00 Friday, August 23, 2019|

Ohio Supreme Court flips on request in wrongful death suit naming Amazon

Less than two months after turning down a Lorain County man’s motion for reconsideration of a decision upholding summary judgment in favor of Amazon in a wrongful death suit, the Supreme Court of Ohio accepted the man’s second motion. A cursory review of Dennis Stiner’s motion filed July 2 reveals what must have made the [...]

By | 2019-08-23T07:29:08+00:00 Friday, August 23, 2019|

Planned Parenthood sees swift fallout from quitting federal program

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping into financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases in the wake of its decision to quit a $260 million federal family planning program in a dispute with the Trump administration over abortion. [...]

By | 2019-08-22T15:45:06+00:00 Friday, August 23, 2019|

AG sues contractor over shoddy work

A Pickaway County contractor is the subject of a lawsuit brought by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost on behalf of five consumers who are owed refunds totaling $105,000. The attorney general’s Consumer Protection Section last week filed the complaint against George “Jody” Capps Jr. of South Bloomfield in the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas. [...]

By | 2019-08-20T08:54:49+00:00 Wednesday, August 21, 2019|

Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame names 2019 inductees ahead of 11th annual ceremony

From a 19th century black educator to an aviation pioneer, the state’s latest roster of inductees into the Ohio Civil Rights Hall of Fame is replete with individuals whose efforts advanced the civil rights of black Americans. The Ohio Civil Rights Commission, along with sponsors Wright State University, Honda of America and PNC, will host [...]

By | 2019-08-20T08:53:35+00:00 Wednesday, August 21, 2019|

Ohio Democrats introduce legislation in response to Dayton mass shooting

By the end of last week, Democrats in the Ohio House of Representatives had introduced a series of bills proposing background checks on all gun sales, extreme risk protection orders and a measure to address the gun-related suicides. Filed as House Bill 317, the Protect Law Enforcement Act — or PLEA — would close so-called [...]

By | 2019-08-15T08:53:08+00:00 Wednesday, August 14, 2019|

Gun-control backers concerned about changing federal courts

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation, including a ban on the type of high-capacity ammunition magazines used in some of the nation’s deadliest mass shootings. How long those types of laws will stand is a growing concern among gun control advocates in California and elsewhere. A federal [...]

By | 2019-08-15T08:54:19+00:00 Wednesday, August 14, 2019|

Federal New York lockup draws new scrutiny in Epstein death

NEW YORK — The apparent suicide of Jeffrey Epstein has brought new scrutiny to a federal jail in New York that, despite chronic understaffing, houses some of the highest-security inmates in the country. Epstein’s death is also the latest black eye for the U.S. Bureau of Prisons, the jail’s parent agency that already was under [...]

By | 2019-08-15T08:54:52+00:00 Wednesday, August 14, 2019|