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Armed Craigslist robber loses appeal 02/27/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter The 10th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed multiple robbery convictions for a man who used a Craigslist advertisement to rob two men at gunpoint. The three-judge appellate panel rejected...
Appeal of assault conviction denied for man in bar fight 02/27/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter The judgment of the Ashtabula County Court of Common Pleas was recently affirmed by the 11th District Court of Appeals, which held that Christopher Soller was properly convicted on two counts of...
Increased awareness of rare genetic liver disorder sought 02/27/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Ohioan Ann Dissinger has joined a McDermott lawmaker in pushing for November to be designated as “Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Awareness Month.” Alpha-1 is a genetic liver disorder....
Court upholds maximum sentence for man who molested young family members 02/27/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter In a recently released opinion, the 12th District Court of Appeals affirmed maximum consecutive sentences for a man found guilty of molesting his daughter and two young nieces. Jeffery Todd appealed...
Bill would allow schools to sell brownies and cookies for fundraisers 30 days a year 02/27/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Rep. Stephanie Kunze, R-Hilliard, is stumping for a new bill that would require the state board of education to create permissive guidelines for schools in the state for enforcing nutritional...
Missing boy, missing files: Rough paper trail in '79 case 02/27/2015 COLLEEN LONG AP NEW YORK (AP) — Trying a man for murder in the 1979 disappearance of 6-year-old Etan Patz has come with obstacles created by the passage of time: Many witnesses, including the lead detective,...
Both parties face risks as health care law Supreme Court case approaches 02/27/2015 ALAN FRAM AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Twenty-two out of 24. And 206 to 96. Those numbers tell much about the political impact of a Supreme Court case in which conservatives and Republicans hope to demolish a...
A criminal justice advocate wages his own battle 02/27/2015 RONNIE GREENE and EILEEN SULLIVAN AP SALT LAKE CITY — The CEO of a Utah company that has emerged as a key player in a national movement to overhaul the justice system is a repeat offender himself. Sean Hosman’s dual roles as...
Oil boom's end threatens pain for much of Latin America 02/27/2015 JACOBO G. GARCIA AP PUERTO GAITAN, Colombia (AP) — Soaring oil prices the past decade transformed this rural backwater into Colombia’s richest city as nearby fields pumped black gold, drawing new businesses...
Assailant who refused to shake hands loses appeal 02/26/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter In the 8th District Court of Appeals, a panel of three judges recently reviewed the case of Terry Edgerson, a man convicted of two counts of aggravated assault in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common...
Proposed bill would allow for longer sentences in certain murder convictions 02/26/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter A bill that would adjust sentencing requirements for aggravated murder convictions has been introduced into the Ohio General Assembly. House Bill 57, sponsored by Rep. Ron Maag, R-Lebanon, would...
Man entitled to new sentence after trial court reprimanded him for pursuing jury trial 02/26/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A three-judge appellate panel recently remanded a theft case for new sentencing after finding that the Warren County Court of Common Pleas hinted it was imposing a harsher sentence because the...
Accused rapist wins appeal on statute of limitations expiration 02/26/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A conviction issued in the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas was vacated last week by the 8th District Court of Appeals. The reviewing court held that defendant Quandrell Porter was convicted of...
Used cars are often sold with unfixed defects, despite recalls 02/26/2015 TOM KRISHER and DEE-ANN DURBI AP DETROIT (AP) — It’s a case of buyer beware, with potentially dangerous consequences. More than 46 million cars and trucks on the road in the U.S. — about one-fifth the total...
Appeals court: Couple can sue Jack Nicklaus in Utah case 02/26/2015 Not Available AP SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A federal appeals court has ruled a Colorado couple can sue Jack Nicklaus over an alleged misrepresentation of the golf legend’s membership role in a $3.5 billion...
New flight paths near airports angering residents in Phoenix, other cities 02/26/2015 TERRY TANG AP PHOENIX (AP) — Steve Dreiseszun says he cannot sit in his backyard or read a story to his son without a sense of dread. For the past several months, he and other residents in a Phoenix...
States predict inmates' future crimes with secretive surveys 02/26/2015 EILEEN SULLIVAN and RONNIE GREENE AP LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — States are trying to reduce prison populations with secretive, new psychological assessments to predict which inmates will commit future crimes and who might be safe to...
Trial begins in high-profile Silicon Valley sex bias case 02/26/2015 PAUL ELIAS AP SAN FRANCISCO — A high-profile sex bias case captivating Silicon Valley has sparked debate over the treatment of women in the high technology and venture capitalist arenas. Ellen Pao, 45, has...
'Heartbeat bill' reintroduced into General Assembly 02/25/2015 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter The “heartbeat bill” is back in the Ohio General Assembly. Last week, Reps. Christina Hagan, R-Alliance, and Ron Hood, R-Ashville, reintroduced the widely-debated measure that would...
Court rules murderer not coerced into giving statements 02/25/2015 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter In the 2nd District Court of Appeals, a panel of three judges recently affirmed the judgment of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas when it found that a Dayton man convicted of murder was not...
NetJets wins appeal in trademark infringement case 02/25/2015 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 6th Circuit recently reversed summary judgment granted against NetJets Inc. in its trademark infringement case against IntelliJet Group LLC. The three-judge...
Central Ohio home sales get off to sluggish start in 2015 02/25/2015 Not Available Daily Reporter The first month of the year was a slower one for home sales in central Ohio with sales down 6 percent compared to last January. Meanwhile, the homes that were sold were more expensive. The average...
Despite tailwinds, home sales plunge 4.9 percent in January 02/25/2015 JOSH BOAK AP WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales hit a snow drift in January, plunging to the slowest pace in nine months. The National Association of Realtors said Monday that sales of existing homes tumbled...
Government predicts about 10 fuel train accidents a year for next 20 years 02/25/2015 MATTHEW BROWN and JOSH FUNK AP BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — The federal government predicts that trains hauling crude oil or ethanol will derail an average of 10 times a year over the next two decades, causing more than $4 billion...
In unusual twist, presidential race is revving up in Texas with earlier primary 02/25/2015 WILL WEISSERT AP AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas doesn’t open the voting in presidential campaigns like Iowa and New Hampshire do, but the 2016 Republican race already feels well underway in America’s...
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