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Format: 2014-12-20
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Appeal is denied for man who held ex-girlfriend’s son in garage at gunpoint 12/19/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter The 10th District Court of Appeals ruled this week that there was proper evidence to convict a man of aggravated burglary and felonious assault after he broke into his ex-girlfriend’s home and...
Man who set his home on fire after marital dispute loses appeal 12/19/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter Ohio’s Ninth District Court of Appeals recently released an opinion affirming the judgment of the Lorain County Court of Common Pleas in an arson case. It is the third arson appeal the state...
Court to determine status of murderer who spent time in mental hospital 12/19/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter The 12th District Court of Appeals recently reversed a lower court’s finding that a man accused of murder in 2000 was no longer a mentally ill person but remained a significant risk to the...
More voter registration training for BMV workers is proposed 12/19/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Well before the state witnessed a dismal turnout for November’s general election, a Kent lawmaker called for revising the requirements of the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles’ voter...
113th Congress ends with more fights than feats 12/19/2014 ALAN FRAM AP WASHINGTON (AP) — The tempestuous 113th Congress has limped out of Washington for the last time, capping two years of modest and infrequent legislating that was overshadowed by partisan clashes...
American travel industry carefully eyeing Cuba tourism 12/19/2014 SCOTT MAYEROWITZ AP NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba was once a haven for sun-seeking American tourists. Beautiful beaches, lively casinos and late-night dancing made it the perfect getaway, only an hour’s flight from...
Pact reached before trial over flawed Vegas hotel 12/19/2014 KEN RITTER AP LAS VEGAS — A last-minute settlement avoided trial that was set to start this week involving casino giant MGM Resorts International and six of seven contractors in a massive civil breach-of-...
Menus will sport new calorie labels for alcohol 12/19/2014 MARY CLARE JALONICK AP WASHINGTON — Don’t want to be confronted with the number of calories in that margarita or craft beer? Then avoid the menu and order at the bar. New menu labeling rules from the Food and...
Michigan divides up $75 million in blight funding 12/19/2014 DAVID RUNK AP DETROIT — Michigan has divided more than $75 million in federal funding to fight blight among 12 cities, with Detroit getting about two-thirds of the money, as part of efforts to deal with...
Man who set couch ablaze with sleeping girlfriend, daughters nearby loses appeal 12/18/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A judgment of conviction and sentence entered by the Lake County Court of Common Pleas in an arson case was affirmed this week by a panel of three judges in Ohio’s 11th District Court  of...
Appeal denied for man who declared himself a robber 12/18/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A man who reportedly declared himself a robber during his offense lost his appeal this week when the 12th District Court of Appeals ruled that the evidence against him was adequate to support his...
Proposed legislation is designed to spur more natural gas development in the state 12/18/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Columbus 2020, the Eastern Ohio Development Alliance and the Columbus Chamber of Commerce have rallied behind a Senate bill that would permit natural gas companies to apply for an infrastructure...
Man found with two duffel bags of marijuana loses appeal 12/18/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter In the Ninth District Court of Appeals, a panel of three judges recently ruled that the Medina County Court of Common Pleas properly denied a man’s motion to suppress evidence of marijuana...
Sixth Circuit affirms 210-month sentence for man who conspired to distribute heroin 12/18/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A three-judge panel in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit recently affirmed a 210-month prison term for a man who pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute heroin. In an appeal from the...
Family of executed Ohio inmate sues expert witness 12/18/2014 ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS AP COLUMBUS — The state’s former expert witness on lethal injection should have known that a condemned inmate would suffer because of a never used two-drug combo, the family of the inmate...
Memories of financial crisis fading as risks rise 12/18/2014 PAUL WISEMAN AP WASHINGTON — Six years after the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the lessons of the financial crisis may already be fading from collective memory. Just last week: • Congress acted to loosen...
Marijuana fight riskier for Congress in states 12/18/2014 KEVIN FREKING AP WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s easy for Congress to meddle with the District of Columbia’s decision to legalize recreational use of marijuana, but taking on the states is a different matter...
People finding their 'waze' to once-hidden streets 12/18/2014 JOHN ROGERS AP LOS ANGELES — When the people whose houses hug the narrow warren of streets paralleling the busiest urban freeway in America began to see bumper-to-bumper traffic crawling by their homes a year...
Appeal denied for man who set his mother's house on fire 12/17/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A North Olmsted man’s attempted murder and arson convictions were affirmed by the Eighth District Court of Appeals last week after a panel of three judges reviewed the case from the Cuyahoga...
Commission to study pay for public officials sought 12/17/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Ohio Senate President Keith Faber has introduced a resolution into the Ohio General Assembly that would establish a commission to review the compensation of elected public offices in the state....
Menacing conviction from grass seed spreading incident upheld by appellate court 12/17/2014 ANNIE YAMSON Daily Reporter A conviction for menacing handed down in the Bedford Municipal Court was affirmed last week by the Eighth District Court of Appeals when an appellate panel ruled the defendant was not prejudiced by...
Man with multiple OVIs who drove into fence loses appeal 12/17/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A man who drove his car through a fence recently lost his appeal when the 12th District Court of Appeals found ample evidence that he was drunk at the time of the collision. Ralph Pottorf Jr....
Appeals court rules man's lingering probation period was unlawful 12/17/2014 JESSICA SHAMBAUGH Daily Reporter A Fifth District Court of Appeals panel recently terminated a man’s probation after finding it had exceeded the maximum amount of time allowed for community control sanctions. Richard Hoxworth...
Bill would require certification of delinquent water bills in timely manner 12/17/2014 TIFFANY L. PARKS Daily Reporter Inspired by a situation involving a constituent, Sen. Edna Brown is sponsoring a bill concerning property liens for unpaid county or municipal water service charges. The proposed legislation, Senate...
Identity theft victims often face months of hassles 12/17/2014 BRANDON BAILEY AP SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As soon as Mark Kim found out his personal information was compromised in a data breach at Target last year, the 36-year-old tech worker signed up for the retailer’s...
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