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Bank robber found with money, dye in his pocket, loses appeal 03/30/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A man found guilty of robbing a Stark County bank recently lost his appeal when the 5th District Court of Appeals ruled that there was sufficient evidence to prove his guilt. Christopher Jones...
Thief who kicked victim in face then stole his pot loses appeal 03/30/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter The 9th District Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of the Summit County Court of Common Pleas recently when it ruled that the lower court properly convicted Jaquan Townsend, who kicked a man in...
Proposed legislation would eliminate sales tax on collectable coins in Ohio 03/30/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter For the third time, Rep. Ron Maag has filed a bill into the legislature that would remove the current sales tax from collectable coins and bullions. “The sales tax that is placed on these items...
Woman convicted of vehicular homicide loses appeal for shorter sentence 03/30/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter The judgment of the Summit County Court of Common Pleas was recently affirmed by the 9th District Court of Appeals which held that a woman’s convictions for aggravated vehicular homicide and...
Court rules witness testimony was sufficient to convict man of domestic violence 03/30/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter The 5th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed a domestic violence conviction for a man who was reportedly seen striking his pregnant girlfriend outside of a Stark County credit union. Robert...
Mining for tourists? A dubious economic savior in Appalachia 03/30/2015 JONATHAN DREW and ALLEN G. BREED AP SECO, Ky. (AP) — Mines built this company town. Could vines — the wine grapes growing on a former strip mine in the hills above — help to draw visitors here? Jack and Sandra Looney...
How government aims to protect low-income users of 'payday' loans 03/30/2015 JOSH BOAK AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Payday lenders would face federal rules aimed at protecting low-income borrowers from being buried by fees and debts under proposals being unveiled Thursday by the Consumer...
Slavery taints the global supply of seafood with seafood from slavesx photo 03/30/2015 ROBIN MCDOWELL, MARGIE MASON and MARTHA MENDOZA AP BENJINA, Indonesia — The Burmese slaves sat on the floor and stared through the rusty bars of their locked cage, hidden on a tiny tropical island thousands of miles from home. Just a few yards...
Florida has 6 of the nation's fastest-growing metro areas; Texas growning fast, too 03/30/2015 JESSE J. HOLLAND AP WASHINGTON — The beautiful weather in Florida seems to be drawing more and more Americans, with the Sunshine State climbing the ranks of most populous states and fastest-growing cities.
Teen who stabbed Westerville jogger to death loses appeal 03/27/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A young man found guilty of stabbing a jogger to death in Westerville’s Ridgewood Park lost his argument this week when the 10th District Court of Appeals ruled that he was properly tried as an...
Registration of home improvement contractors sought 03/27/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Proponents, opponents and interested parties have weighed in on a bill that would require statewide registration of home improvement contractors. The proposed legislation, House Bill 77, is sponsored...
Owners of 20 abused animals ordered to wait for criminal proceedings before appeal 03/27/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter This week, the 11th District Court of Appeals ruled that the Portage County Municipal Court’s finding of probable cause in an animal cruelty case was not a final appealable order. The ruling...
Trial strategy remains key in winning cases 03/27/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter This week, a former Louisiana prosecutor, A.M. “Marty” Stroud, penned a letter apologizing for his role in sending an innocent man to death row. That man, Glenn Ford was released earlier...
Brief Advice Clinics among the many pro bono options 03/27/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter There’s no shortage of opportunities available for central Ohio lawyers who wish to donate their professional talents. From ventures designed to connect low-income military veterans to free...
Court rules rehab program should have counted toward jail-time credit 03/27/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A man who repeatedly violated the terms of his community control recently won his appeal from the Warren County Court of Common Pleas judgment sentencing him to 16 months in prison. A three-judge...
Legislation would commemorate Ohio Marine who died in Iraq 03/27/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter A bipartisan bill has been filed into the legislature to commemorate the life of Marine LCpl Stacy (Annie) Dryden. Dryden, of Stark County, died unexpectedly from injuries she suffered in a noncombat...
Report finds that phones, friends are distracting problems for teen drivers 03/27/2015 JOAN LOWY AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Distractions — especially talking with passengers and using cellphones — play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously...
Bosses have little legal recourse when workers gripe on social media 03/27/2015 JOYCE M. ROSENBERG AP NEW YORK (AP) — Bosses can get mad when staffers vent on social media about their jobs, but they may not be able to get even. When one of Bert Martinez’ employees posted gripes about her...
Man who caused disturbance outside a school loses appeal 03/26/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter The 11th District Court of Appeals was divided this week when it released an opinion in the case of Armand DiNardo, a Lake County man who was convicted in the county common pleas court of inducing...
Judges say evidence is sufficient to prove identity of man who broke into gas station 03/26/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter The 3rd District Court of Appeals recently affirmed breaking and entering and safecracking convictions for a man found guilty of throwing a rock through the front of a gas station and taking...
Proposal aimed at lowering state's income tax 03/26/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Rep. Ron Amstutz, R-Wooster, has said House Bill 23 is rooted in lowering the state’s personal income tax. The proposed legislation would eliminate the transfer of use tax collections from out-...
Supreme Court program aims to reduce language barriers in courts 03/26/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter Legal jargon is difficult for many people to understand. Add another language to the mix, and court proceedings are likely to become infinitely more difficult to understand. According to the 2000 U.S...
Appellate court rules warrantless home arrest was unlawful 03/26/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A state appeal from the judgment of the Eastern Division of the Ashtabula County Court was overruled by the 11th District Court of Appeals this week. The state of Ohio challenged the county court...
12th District Court of Appeals refuses to dismiss man's 2005 rape case 03/26/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A 12th District Court of Appeals panel recently denied a convicted rapist’s request to dismiss his 2005 rape case for lack of jurisdiction. Contrary to Richard Todd Williams’ claims, the...
With the 2016 presidential race as backdrop, Kasich hits the road 03/26/2015 STEVE PEOPLES and JULIE CARR SMYTH AP MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — John Kasich doesn’t care if you don’t agree with him. In his first political appearance in New Hampshire in more than a decade, Ohio’s scrappy...
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