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Death sentence upheld for man who bludgeoned ex-girlfriend to death 08/29/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A convicted killer recently lost his appeal when the Fifth District Court of Appeals rejected his allegation that his trial counsel talked him out of a plea deal that could have saved his life. The...
Man who killed victim over drugs loses appeal 08/29/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter In a recent opinion released by the Second District Court of Appeals, the judgment of Ohio’s Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas was affirmed, upholding the conviction of Gudonavon Taylor...
Legislation designed to clarify do-not-resuscitate directives 08/29/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Prompted by a pattern of inconsistent interpretation, Sen. Peggy Lehner has introduced a bill into the Ohio General Assembly that would sunset Ohio’s Do-Not-Resuscitate Comfort Care protocol...
Recognition of Ohio's role in Freedom Summer voting campaign sought 08/29/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter House Bill 557 was crafted to memorialize the efforts surrounding Freedom Summer and honor the role Ohio played in the battle for voting equality. The proposed legislation, sponsored by Reps. Tim...
Maximum sentence upheld for man with long criminal record 08/29/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A panel of judges in the Ninth District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the judgment of the Medina County Court of Common Pleas, which sentenced a defendant to a maximum prison term after he...
No postconviction relief for man who failed to challenge venue at trial 08/29/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter In a decision released earlier this week, the 12th District Court of Appeals rejected a man’s challenge that he was tried in an improper venue. Mahmud Morrar appealed the decision of the...
Video games come of age as spectator sport 08/29/2014 BARBARA ORTUTAY and KEN SWEET AP NEW YORK — Video games have been a spectator sport since teenagers crowded around arcade machines to watch friends play “Pac-Man.” And for decades, kids have gathered in living...
Bourbon production reaches high point since '70s 08/29/2014 BRUCE SCHREINER AP LOUISVILLE, Ky. — In a business where patience is part of the process, Kentucky bourbon makers are making a big bet by stashing away their largest stockpiles in more than a generation. To put...
Buckeyes think they have more, better linebackers this season 08/29/2014 RUSTY MILLER AP COLUMBUS — Joshua Perry says he’s ready for his closeup. The Ohio State linebacker played well while learning the job a year ago. Now he’s being counted on heavily to replace first-...
Study sought for long-term funding of Ohio ports 08/28/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter William Friedman, president and CEO of the Port of Cleveland, said Ohio has a long and proud tradition as a maritime state. “Yes, I said a maritime state,” he said. “Ohio ranks...
No new trial for man convicted of rape, assault in 1997 08/28/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter In a recently released opinion, the Fourth District Court of Appeals affirmed a lower court’s decision denying a convicted rapist’s request for a new trial. Martin Hatton appealed the...
Boyfriend who raped unconscious girlfriend loses appeal 08/28/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A rape conviction handed down in the Clark County Court of Common Pleas was recently affirmed by a split Second District Court of Appeals decision. A divided three-judge panel ruled that Travis...
Proposal would require two workers aboard every freight train 08/28/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter State Sens. Lou Gentile, D-Steubenville, and Capri Cafaro, D-Warren, have partnered to sponsor a bill that would regulate freight train crews. The proposed legislation, Senate Bill 354, would require...
Man who claimed to have been too drunk to punch firefighter loses appeal 08/28/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter In a recent appeal to the Eighth District, defendant Cody Koballa claimed he should not have been convicted of assault because he did not voluntarily punch a firefighter while he was unconscious due...
Judges reject appeal from man who used 92-year-old woman's credit cards in spending spree 08/28/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter The 12th District Court of Appeals this week affirmed several convictions for a man who stole an elderly woman’s credit cards and used them to purchase $1,600 worth of merchandise from a...
Economists: Fed's outlook correct but not the solution 08/28/2014 CHRISTOPHER S. RUGABER AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Economists appear to be of two minds about the Federal Reserve. They agree with the Fed that the job market still isn’t healthy. Yet the latest Associated Press survey...
Study: Social media users rarely voice their opinions 08/28/2014 ANNE FLAHERTY AP WASHINGTON (AP) — People on Facebook and Twitter say they are less likely to share their opinions on hot-button issues, even when they are offline, according to a surprising new survey by the...
Meyer says No. 5 Buckeyes are ready without Miller 08/28/2014 RUSTY MILLER AP COLUMBUS — A week after the loss of three-year starting quarterback Braxton Miller, Ohio State coach Urban Meyer is going through final preparations for the Buckeyes’ opener on Saturday...
Lengthy sentence is upheld for New Albany doctor who left pregnant Craigslist woman to die 08/27/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A New Albany doctor found guilty of raping and killing a woman he found on Craigslist recently lost his appeal when the Fifth District Court of Appeals ruled that his sentence was appropriate....
Senate will examine carbon dioxide emissions standards bill 08/27/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter After gaining unanimous support in the Ohio House, a bill that would carve out new carbon dioxide emissions standards will be vetted before the Senate. House Bill 506, sponsored by Reps. Andrew...
Man who shot victim multiple times in the leg loses appeal 08/27/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter The Eighth District Court of Appeals recently released an opinion affirming the judgment of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas which sentenced a defendant to a total of 11 years in prison for...
Bill would honor WWI veterans with highway designation 08/27/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Rep. John Patterson, D-Novelty, has introduced a bill into the Ohio General Assembly that would designate a portion of U.S. Route 20, between Ashtabula and North Kingsville, as the “World War I...
Immigration is shaping up as a leading election issue in November 08/27/2014 ERICA WERNER AP YORK, Pa. (AP) — As tens of thousands of Central American kids have crossed illegally into the United States, GOP Rep. Scott Perry has suddenly seen immigration become a top concern for voters...
Hot-sauce plant's tour offers whiff of excitement 08/27/2014 Not Available AP IRWINDALE, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California hot sauce plant that came under fire for its spicy odors threw open its doors to the public, offering a whiff of excitement and perhaps a breath...
Study: House calls for frail elders bring savings 08/27/2014 LAURAN NEERGAARD AP WASHINGTON — Ten or 12 times a year, Beatrice Adams’ daughter would race her frail mother to the emergency room for high blood pressure or pain from a list of chronic illnesses. Then...
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