A three-judge appellate panel in the 7th District recently affirmed the judgment of the Mahoning County Court of Common Pleas.
The judges ruled that Shawn Green was properly convicted on charges of felonious assault, assault, resisting arrest and possession of cocaine.
Green challenged the trial court’s decision to admi ... (full story)
Once known as the rubber capital of the world, Akron is now recognized for its polymer research and The University of Akron is a big part of that equation. Recently the school’s Department of Polymer Engineering got a big boost as U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown announced a $400,000 National Science Foundation award to support re ... (full story)
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns have parted ways with wide receiver Davone Bess, following one disappointing season and a disturbing off season.
Cleveland released the troubled wide receiver on Wednesday, an expected ending after Bess was arrested in January for assaulting a law enforcement officer at an airport and other biza ... (full story)
The criminal case may have come to a close but the legal battle over last year’s hazing episode involving the Maine West High School soccer team may be far from over.
On Jan. 15, Cook County Associate Judge Jeffrey L. Warnick returned a not guilty verdict in favor of former Maine West soccer coach Michael Divincenzo. Divi ... (full story)
LANSING, Mich. — Repealing Michigan’s rarely enforced ban against scalping tickets is, on its face, an effort to help out the average customer looking to sell a few unused tickets to a game or concert.
But it’s also a high-stakes financial tussle — one between venue owners such as pro sports teams and pu ... (full story)
The 5th District Court of Appeals issued an opinion recently reversing a sentencing decision from the Muskingum County Court of Common Pleas and ruled that a man’s convictions for theft and burglary must merge.
The three-judge appellate panel heard an argument from Douglas Bobst Jr. concerning his 24-month prison sentence. ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — A federal appeals court upheld Ohio's restrictions on exotic animals on Tuesday, rejecting a challenge by owners who had claimed the law was too stringent and forced them to join organizations they disagree with.
Seven owners had sued the state over the regulations, arguing that the law violates their free ... (full story)
A bill that would govern the care provided to students with diabetes in schools cleared a legislative hurdle Wednesday when it was passed by the Ohio House.
The proposed legislation, House Bill 264, would require a school district board of education or other public or nonpublic school governing authority to ensure that each stud ... (full story)
A murder conviction was upheld this week when the 1st District Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of the Hamilton County Court of Common Pleas.
The Hamilton County court found Deron Howard guilty of aggravated murder, attempted murder and two counts of aggravated robbery for the July 7, 2007 shooting of Michael Tucker and Ch ... (full story)
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — Water levels in the Great Lakes are expected to continue a steady recovery this year, courtesy of widespread ice cover that is slowing evaporation and snowfall that has approached record amounts in some cities, federal experts said Wednesday.
The siege of polar air that has gripped the region th ... (full story)