In 2013, Ohio received a D+ rating in terms of state government transparency in spending.
“We believe that grade was a little too generous,” said Rep. Jonathan Dever, R-Cincinnati.
Dever has partnered with Rep. Mike Dovilla, R-Berea, to sponsor a bill that would require the state treasurer to establish the Ohio Sta ... (full story)
A split panel of three judges in the 8th District Court of Appeals reversed a lower court’s aggravated vehicular homicide conviction, sending back to court for a retrial.
Charles Dukes had been convicted of aggravated vehicular homicide and OVI with a blood alcohol content that was nearly double the legal limit.
The majo ... (full story)
In a recently released opinion, the 12th District Court of Appeals affirmed maximum consecutive sentences for a man found guilty of molesting his daughter and two young nieces.
Jeffery Todd appealed his 25-year prison sentence from the Clermont County Court of Common Pleas, arguing that he was a first-time offender and should not ... (full story)
The 10th District Court of Appeals recently affirmed multiple robbery convictions for a man who used a Craigslist advertisement to rob two men at gunpoint.
The three-judge appellate panel rejected Christopher Thompson’s claim that the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas convicted him of offenses that were not supported by ... (full story)
A three-judge appellate panel recently remanded a theft case for new sentencing after finding that the Warren County Court of Common Pleas hinted it was imposing a harsher sentence because the defendant exercised his right to a jury trial.
The 12th District Court of Appeals affirmed Justin Noble’s convictions for theft and ... (full story)