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Format: 2014-09-18
Format: 2014-09-18
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Logan County music teacher who had sex with students loses appeal 09/18/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A former Logan County high school band and choir teacher lost his appeal this week when the Third District Court of Appeals affirmed his convictions for sexual battery and gross sexual imposition...
Appeal denied for apartment worker who raped young girl 09/18/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter In the Ninth District Court of Appeals, a panel of three judges recently found that the Lorain County Court of Common Pleas properly convicted a man on four counts of rape and a sexually violent...
Plan would establish procedures to fire fiscal officers 09/18/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Sen. Tim Schaffer, R-Lancaster, is continuing to stump for a bill that would establish a uniform removal procedure for fiscal officers of townships and municipal corporations. The proposed...
Long sentence upheld for man who raped, impregnated 10-year-old 09/18/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A three-judge panel in the Third District Court of Appeals issued an opinion this week affirming a 30-year-to-life prison term for a man who repeatedly raped and impregnated a 10-year-old. The...
Tobacco growers brace for tougher competition 09/18/2014 TAMARA LUSH and MICHAEL FELBERBAUM AP DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — Starting next month, America’s remaining tobacco growers will be totally exposed to the laws of supply and demand. The very last buyout checks, totaling about $916.5...
As nation ages, Florida's 'Gray Belt' provides a glimpse into the future 09/18/2014 MIKE SCHNEIDER AP INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) — A billboard at the county line advertises home health care services. Local churches try to create a feeling of belonging for elderly members who may be disconnected from...
Alibaba investors beware: History not on your side 09/18/2014 PAUL WISEMAN and MARCY GORDON AP WASHINGTON — Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba is about to launch what may prove the biggest initial public stock offering ever. Yet anyone who expects to get rich from buying into China’s...
Another Atlantic City casino bust: Trump Plaza closes 09/18/2014 WAYNE PARRY AP ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — Trump Plaza Hotel & Casino closed its doors early Tuesday, the fourth Atlantic City casino to go belly-up so far this year. When it opened on May 14, 1984, Donald...
Buckeyes take time off, then get set to take on Cincinnati 09/18/2014 RUSTY MILLER AP COLUMBUS — If any naive Ohio State football players had a notion that they were getting this week off, coach Urban Meyer dispelled that possibility almost immediately. Yeah, they’ll get a...
Bill changes eligibility for Military Sacrifice license plate 09/17/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter A McDermott lawmaker has adjusted a bill that would establish a Military Sacrifice license plate. The license plate would be available to immediate family members of an individual who died while...
Man accused of trafficking heroin, cocaine wins appeal 09/17/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter In a recently released opinion, the Fourth District Court of Appeals vacated drug convictions for a man found riding in a van that was transporting heroin and crack cocaine. Antwon Criswell appealed...
For fans, college football poses dilemma when choosing a wedding date 09/17/2014 JAY REEVES AP BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Emily Younker isn’t getting married until next year but she’s already made sure the date doesn’t conflict with college football and sent one invitation...
Burlington, Vt. now runs entirely on green energy 09/17/2014 WILSON RING AP BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Vermont's largest city has a new success to add to its list of socially conscious achievements: 100 percent of its electricity now comes from renewable sources such...
Gamers use police hoax to lash out at opponents 09/17/2014 SADIE GURMAN AP DENVER (AP) — The calls to 911 raised an instant alarm: One caller said he shot his co-workers at a Colorado video game company and had hostages. Another in Florida said her father was drunk,...
US wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue 09/17/2014 JOSH BOAK AP WASHINGTON — Income inequality is taking a toll on state governments. The widening gap between the wealthiest Americans and everyone else has been matched by a slowdown in state tax revenue,...
Public housing safety policy can hit an entire family 09/17/2014 RACHELLE BLIDNER AP NEW YORK — Wanda Coleman sits in the New York City public housing apartment where she’s lived for 25 years, surrounded by empty rooms, bare walls and suitcases lined up by the front door...
Asia arms up to counter growing Chinese might 09/17/2014 JACK CHANG AP BEIJING — Vietnam has nearly doubled its military spending, Japan is requesting its biggest-ever defense budget and the Philippines is rushing to piece together a viable navy. Several Asian...
Dream Team, Barcelona Games continue to impact NBA 09/17/2014 BRIAN MAHONEY AP Officially, it was the U.S. Olympic team, together for just a few weeks. To the basketball world, it was the Dream Team, and its gold-medal run changed hoops forever. An American sport was...
Woman acquitted of burglary loses suit alleging malicious prosecution 09/16/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter The United States Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals recently affirmed the judgment of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio in a lawsuit involving malicious prosecution. Despite its...
Bill would limit use of traffic cameras 09/16/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Sen. Bill Seitz, R-Cincinnati, is pushing for regulation, not elimination, of traffic cameras. In contrast to a bipartisan House measure that would ban the use of traffic cameras, Senate Bill 342...
Man who stabbed woman, robbed her roommate loses appeal 09/16/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter In an opinion released late last week, the 10th District Court of Appeals affirmed multiple convictions for a man who entered a woman’s home, stabbed her and robbed her roommate. Markale Lundy...
Man who ran over woman with his truck loses appeal 09/16/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A man who ran over a woman with his truck and was convicted of leaving the scene of an accident had his appeal rejected last week by a panel of judges in the Eighth District Court of Appeals. Alvin...
Woman who wanted to withdraw guilty pleas for obstructing justice loses appeal 09/16/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter The 10th District Court of Appeals recently overturned a woman’s convictions for tampering with evidence and obstructing justice after finding the trial court improperly denied her motion to...
Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task 09/16/2014 ALLEN G. BREED and SHARON COHEN AP When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn’t take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department’s 79...
San Diego cabbies cry foul over body odor test 09/16/2014 ELLIOT SPAGAT AP SAN DIEGO (AP) — Body odor is among 52 criteria that officials at San Diego International Airport use to judge taxi drivers. Cabbies say that smacks of prejudice and discrimination. For years,...
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