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Firestone boasts strong ties to community

Firestone boasts strong ties to community

The Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, founded in Akron by a 31-year-old Harvey Firestone in August 1900, may have merged and moved its headquarters, but the company, now a part of the Bridgestone family of tire companies, still maintains strong presence in northeast Ohio.
In addition to manufacturing and retail operations, the ... (full story)

Motion to correct sentence denied home invader

The judgment of the Trumbull County Court of Common Pleas was recently affirmed by a panel of judges in the 11th District Court of Appeals, denying a defendant’s motion to correct his sentence.
Case summary states that Daniel Rachel’s conviction stemmed from a home invasion that took place on Oct. 26, 2006. Rachel an ... (full story)

Woman prejudiced by hearsay evidence

The 11th District Court of Appeals recently ordered a new trial for a woman convicted of aggravated murder and aggravated burglary by the Lake County Court of Common Pleas.
The majority of a divided three-judge appellate panel ruled that Danna Weimer was prejudiced by the admission of hearsay evidence and it also decided to vaca ... (full story)

5th Annual Summit for Kids Celebration to be held Aug.1-2

AKRON––The connection between the development of specific early childhood skills and later career success will be the focus at this year’s Summit for Kids Symposium. The symposium will take place at the Akron-Summit County Public Library main branch in Akron on Friday, Aug. 1.
Executive Director Derran K. Wimer ... (full story)

In Riley the court starts to get technology

As many court watchers have noted, the Supreme Court has a technology problem. Whether it is the justices at oral argument trying to understand the “difference” between the Internet and the World Wide Web in an early online obscenity case or the widely-panned Aereo decision from this past term, when the justices try to ... (full story)