The Akron Legal News
The Akron Legal News is a daily publication devoted to legal, financial, real estate and general news. Designated by the Federal, County and Municipal Courts as the Official Law Journal of Summit County, Ohio.
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CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Bengals cornerback Adam "Pacman" Jones faces three misdemeanor charges, including assault, but no longer is being charged with a felony for a January confrontation with hotel security guards, police and a nurse.
A felony charge of harassment with a bodily substance, for allegedly spitt ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — Children hurt by their parents' addictions to painkillers and heroin will get help under a pilot program announced last Wednesday targeting 14 southern Ohio counties hit hard by the state's opiate epidemic.
The $3.6 million effort will provide intensive trauma counseling and other services to children abused ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — Republican John Kasich is not giving up on his goal of a federal balanced budget amendment, a tool the Ohio governor says is ever more important as the U.S. national debt ticks toward $20 trillion.
"The issue is not a partisan issue," Kasich told The Associated Press in an interview. "It's abo ... (full story)