After months of scraping ice off of car windows and trudging through snow covered sidewalks, most Ohioans are fed up with the long winter and the side effects of the polar vortex.
But for Ohio fisherman, the long winter may have been a blessing.
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources said that, as a general rule of thumb, O ... (full story)
Dear Mr. Berko: You made a big mistake in your column about Social Security last January. You said that a man who gets $2,300 a month at age 66 would get $3,300 a month if he waited till age 70 to collect his benefits. You also said that his wife, who gets $1,700 a month, would get $3,300 a month when her husband dies. Both comment ... (full story)
The baby boomers have proven to be a key group of American consumers and as they age some are lamenting about potential negative impacts on the economy.
But, some in the marketing industry are convinced the boomers are still a generation of opportunity.
“Those who warn of boomer economic catastrophes often look at the f ... (full story)
The 9th District Court of Appeals affirmed the judgment of the Summit County Court of Common Pleas last week when it determined that Shawn Davis’ convictions for aggravated burglary and aggravated robbery were not against the manifest weight of the evidence.
According to case summary, John Ruggiero testified that, on Dec. ... (full story)
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland's police department will limit when and how long squad cars can chase suspects in new guidelines released Thursday, more than a year after a chase involving more than 100 officers ended in the deaths of two people.
The revamped policy was in the works before the deadly 23-minute chase that is sti ... (full story)
The 8th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed the judgment of the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas upholding Orlando Jackson’s guilty plea to second-degree felonious assault.
Upon appeal, Jackson argued he did not enter his plea knowingly, intelligently and voluntarily, therefore, the trial court erred by accept ... (full story)
A Franklin County appellate panel recently affirmed a man’s convictions for three counts of robbery after he allegedly held three women at gunpoint to take prescription medication from them.
The 10th District Court of Appeals rejected Marcus Smith’s allegations that his convictions were against the manifest weight an ... (full story)
Officials from MillerCoors, Anheuser-Busch, the Ohio Spirits Association and the Ohio Grocers Association are calling on lawmakers to support a bill that would adjust state law governing the sale of liquor tasting samples.
The proposed legislation, Senate Bill 173, would allow the sale of tasting samples of liquor at an agency s ... (full story)
Rep. Gerald Stebelton, R-Lancaster, is pushing for the Senate Medicaid, Health and Human Services committee to support a bill that would make it clear that any person may use an automated external defibrillator.
“The American Red Cross states that when a person has a heart attack for each minute that defibrillation is dela ... (full story)
A 10th District Court of Appeals panel ruled recently that a Columbus attorney cannot represent an alleged murderer because he represented the man’s girlfriend in a previous case.
Beau Stephenson and his girlfriend Cassandra Pack first had a run-in with the law in December 2012 when a traffic stop resulted in drug charges. ... (full story)
While well-intentioned, Rep. Terry Boose, R-Norwalk, said a law preventing farm machinery traffic from traveling on U.S. Route 20 within Huron County has created a “significant safety risk.”
“These city streets are not intended for heavy equipment traffic and large, slowing-moving machines only add to congestio ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday struck down the state's child enticement law, concluding that it has the admirable goal of preventing child abductions and lewd acts but can't be used to stop legal activity such as hiring a child to do chores without a parent's permission.
At issue is a law making it ille ... (full story)
CINCINNATI (AP) — An Ohio judge approved a deal to recover the remaining gold from a ship that sank off the Carolina coast in 1857 and more recently has been embroiled in legal fights involving a fugitive treasure hunter, according to a court order obtained by The Associated Press on Thursday.
Under the deal, approved by J ... (full story)
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An 11th-century Indian statue owned by an Ohio art museum may have been stolen before the institution purchased it.
The Toledo Museum of Art said it saw no signs of trouble when it bought the small bronze statue of a Hindu deity in 2006 from a New York dealer now charged in India. The statue resembles a ... (full story)