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)
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)
The ninth quadrennial iteration of the international phenomenon known as the Gay Games (and referred to by organizers as GG9) will land in Summit and Cuyahoga counties for the week beginning August 9, 2014.
This year, the event’s primary sponsor is the Cleveland Foundation, which contributed $250,000 for the events. The S ... (full story)
In 2012, almost a decade of Tour de France results were erased from history, and no official winner currently exists for the race from 1999-2005. Since the October 2012 release of the Reasoned Decision by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the public has directed its discontent almost entirely at Lance Armstrong.
Solely blami ... (full story)
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Like many young baseball players, Aaron Senne dreamed of fame and fortune when he signed his first contract as a Miami Marlins' draft choice after a record-breaking college career at Missouri.
Reality as a low-level minor leaguer was far different: vending machine dinners, bug-infested apartments and a pal ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court declined Wednesday to take the appeal of a former Akron police captain fighting a lower-court ruling that reinstated his conviction for killing his ex-wife.
The court ruled against hearing the case of Douglas Prade, who was imprisoned for 15 years for the slaying before a judge ordere ... (full story)
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — There's enough sand, soil and mud scooped out of Toledo's and Cleveland's harbors each year to fill the Indians' ballpark to the top of its upper deck.
All the silt dredged to keep open the shipping channel in Toledo is dumped into Lake Erie while the sediment from Cleveland goes into disposal facilitie ... (full story)
The 8th District Court of Appeals recently released an opinion affirming the judgment of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas, which convicted Jubrell Mango of felonious assault and domestic violence and then overruled her motion for a new trial.
Mango claimed the lower court abused its discretion by denying her motion with ... (full story)
The Ohio Senate has adopted a resolution to designate the last week of September as Native American Week.
The measure, House Concurrent Resolution 26, was endorsed by the Ohio History Connection, formerly known as the Ohio Historical Society.
“On behalf of the (History Connection), for the past five years I have been wo ... (full story)