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Appeals court: Officers had reason to believe woman who overdosed on prescription pills was merely drunk 03/04/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A woman who’s mother died of a prescription drug overdose while in police custody recently lost her appeal when the U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that officers had no reason to...
Motorist who struck, killed, pedestrian near Toledo casino loses his appeal 03/04/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter In the 6th District Court of Appeals, a panel of three judges recently found that the Lucas County Court of Common Pleas properly convicted a man of vehicular homicide following a bench trial. The...
Firefighters could receive worker's comp for certain cancers under proposed bill 03/04/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter A Strongsville lawmaker has filed a bill into the Ohio General Assembly focused on firefighters and their propensity to develop certain cancers. “Senate Bill 27 will update current Ohio law to...
Business, traffic frozen on Northeast waterways 03/04/2015 PATRICK WHITTLE AP PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Waterways around the Northeast are beset by ice that is more than a foot thick in some places, making life miserable for those who make their living on the water. Scott...
Congress' dysfunction is not limited to the Homeland Security battle 03/04/2015 ANDREW TAYLOR AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress’ dysfunction isn’t limited to the struggle to keep a Cabinet department running without interruption. Lawmakers couldn’t finish their work last year...
New FDA official inherits raft of projects, challenges 03/04/2015 MATTHEW PERRONE and MICHAEL FELBERBAUM AP WASHINGTON (AP) — One of the nation’s leading medical researchers joined the Food and Drug Administration on Monday, taking on the agency’s No. 2 leadership job at a critical...
Construction picks back up, but it's a different gig now 03/04/2015 MIKE SCHNEIDER AP ORLANDO, Fla. — As Florida’s housing market tanked seven years ago, construction worker David Rager saw jobs dry up. So he left construction, along with 2.3 million others nationwide...
Dot-com deja vu: Nasdaq closes in on its record high 03/04/2015 STEVE ROTHWELL AP NEW YORK — The last time the Nasdaq was this high, Bill Clinton was president, Microsoft dominated the tech world and the iPod, iPhone and iPad didn’t exist. Fifteen years later the...
Consumer spending drops 0.2 percent in January 03/04/2015 MARTIN CRUTSINGER AP WASHINGTON — Consumer spending fell for a second consecutive month in January, weakness that was expected to be temporary. Income rose, reflecting strong job gains during the month. Consumer...
Appeals court reverses lower court; rules for retrial in vehicular homicide case 03/03/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A split panel of three judges in the 8th District Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s aggravated vehicular homicide conviction, sending back to court for a retrial. Charles Dukes had been...
Online database for state government spending sought 03/03/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter In 2013, Ohio received a D+ rating in terms of state government transparency in spending. “We believe that grade was a little too generous,” said Rep. Jonathan Dever, R-Cincinnati. Dever...
Appellate court says Miami Valley Hospital violated ADA 03/03/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit recently reversed a decision granting summary judgment to Miami Valley Hospital in a case asserting that it violated the Americans with Disabilities Act...
Court rejects self-defense claim for man who punched his girlfriend's husband 03/03/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A man who assaulted his girlfriend’s husband recently lost his appeal when a three-judge appellate panel held that the jury was not required to believe his theory of self-defense. The 4th...
Man who used sledgehammer to break into grocery store loses appeal 03/03/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A divided 8th District Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas last week when it ruled that a defendant’s breaking and entering and vandalism...
Good Samaritan Law for engineers, architects, passes Ohio House 03/03/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Several state lawmakers have applauded the Ohio House for unanimously passing the Good Samaritan Law for Engineers, Surveyors and Architects. The proposed legislation, House Bill 17, would extend...
As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises 03/03/2015 CANDICE CHOI AP HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — At a taco shop in Southern California, milkshakes are served in mason jars and a chalkboard menu lists “The 1%er” made with lobster meat. The logo is...
Cuban cigar makers anticipate big bucks from U.S. travelers 03/03/2015 ANDREA RODRIGUEZ AP HAVANA — Over six decades rolling premium cigars with his small, wrinkled hands, Arnaldo Alfonso has taken pride in seeing his “habanos” sampled by visiting heads of state and other...
Oil train wrecks hike pressure for safety rules 03/03/2015 JOAN LOWY AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Fiery wrecks of trains hauling crude oil have intensified pressure on the Obama administration to approve tougher standards for railroads and tank cars despite industry...
Thief who went on crime spree loses appeal 03/02/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A three-judge appellate panel in the 9th District Court of Appeals recently ruled that the Summit County Court of Common Pleas properly imposed consecutive prison sentences for a defendant who was...
Conviction stands for drunk driver who fled the scene of an accident 03/02/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter The 4th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed an aggravated vehicular assault conviction for a man who fled the scene of a car crash that he caused while driving drunk. Jason Richards was...
Appellate court rules shots in vicinity warranted traffic stop 03/02/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter In the 9th District Court of Appeals a panel of three judges recently decided that the Summit County Court of Common Pleas was in the right when it denied a defendant’s motion to suppress...
Proposed commission would attempt to reduce single-parent households in Ohio 03/02/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter While some members of the legislature may argue there is little state government can do to address difficult family-life issues, Sen. Charleta Tavares isn’t one of them. “I beg to...
Bill would limit use of criminal records in hiring public workers 03/02/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter State Reps. Kirk Schuring, R-Canton, and Stephen Slesnick, D-Canton, have partnered to sponsor a bipartisan bill that would limit the use of criminal records in the hiring and employment practices of...
Court of appeals finds no reversible error concerning hasty court costs explanation 03/02/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A three-judge appellate panel recently rejected a man’s objection to a Butler County Court of Common Pleas’ order regarding mandatory court costs. The 12th District Court of Appeals found...
Christie and Walker take different paths with unions 03/02/2015 JILL COLVIN and SCOTT BAUER AP TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey’s Chris Christie and Wisconsin’s Scott Walker are getting ready to run for president, but they’ve still got day jobs as governors — and...
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