AKRON, Ohio (AP) — Goodyear's brand-spanking-new, state-of-the-art headquarters has "huddle rooms."
Don't confuse those with numerous other conference and training rooms sprinkled around the 639,000-square-foot, seven-story structure. Atriums contribute mightily to vast amounts of open space. Carpeting subtly hin ... (full story)
Dear Mr. Berko: You have said often that the $85 billion a month the Federal Reserve injects into the banking system has forced stock prices to rise. Could you please explain why or how in simple layman's English? Also, could you recommend some Japanese stocks that trade in the U.S. market? An article I read in a business publicati ... (full story)
NEW YORK -- A research report by the Pew Charitable Trusts says younger baby boomers and Generation Xers face an uncertain retirement because of reduced savings, high levels of debt, and losses during the Great Recession.
The study found that members of Generation X, who are now between 38 and 47 years old, lost almost half thei ... (full story)
When Mahoning County Juvenile Judge Theresa Dellick was honored recently by the Court Appointed Special Advocates/Guardian AD Litem program, she was presented with a chocolate gavel and a Shining Star award. But the work and advocacy she provides for children going through the justice system seems to go far beyond what candy or an ... (full story)
A 12th District Court of Appeals panel ruled this week that a man was properly convicted of complicity to aggravated robbery after evidence showed he helped to plan and encourage a gas station robbery.
The three-judge appellate panel rejected Darrell Mays’ claims that his conviction was against the manifest weight of the e ... (full story)
A proposal to establish a pilot project that would allow qualified emergency responders to offer medical treatment for an opioid-related overdose is winding through a Senate committee.
Senate Bill 57, sponsored by Sen. Gayle Manning, would create a pilot program in Lorain County from Aug. 1 to July 31, 2014 that would authorize ... (full story)
Ohio House Speaker William Batchelder and Rep. Terry Johnson are sponsoring a resolution requesting President Barack Obama, Congress and the U.S. Secretary of Veterans Affairs to take immediate action to reduce the processing time for veterans’ disability benefit claims.
In introducing House Concurrent Resolution 21 last w ... (full story)
A 3rd District Court of Appeals panel has reversed a lower court’s ruling on a Miranda Rights case.
A Crawford County Court of Common Pleas ruled to suppress statements made by defendant Sean Kirk during the course of a police interview last year.
Upon appeal, the state argued the trial court erred by finding Kirk did n ... (full story)
It’s going to be a busy summer for Amy O’Grady — last week she was appointed by Gov. John Kasich as a new judge for the 10th District Court of Appeals and she’s also pregnant with her second child.
O’Grady was chosen to fill a seat that has been vacant for more than four months after Judge Judith Fr ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — Ohio officials plan to bolster criminal background checks for those home health-care workers who provide direct care to the disabled and elderly.
The state has received a $2.1 million federal grant to provide increased reviews for more than 100,000 workers who serve patients in Medicaid- and Medicare-funded ... (full story)
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is offering his support to a new bill designed to reduce the number of gun crimes in Ohio.
Senate Bill 121, sponsored by Sen. Jim Hughes, R-Columbus, is known as the Violent Career Criminal Act and would change current gun specification sentencing laws and increase some penalties for offenders w ... (full story)
The 11th District Court of Appeals found no error in a Lake County Court of Common Pleas decision sentencing defendant Joel Martin to a prison term of 12 years for aggravated robbery and kidnapping.
Martin’s conviction stemmed from an incident that took place on the evening of Sept. 24, 2011 when Omar Suleiman was closing ... (full story)