In a recent decision, the 12th District Court of Appeals ruled to remand a Clermont County Court of Common Pleas case for resentencing based on a defendant’s claim that his charges should have been merged.
Walter Richardson’s conviction stemmed from events that took place on Jan. 31, 2011, when Jermaine Carlock arriv ... (full story)
Reps. Matt Lundy, D-Elyria, and Ron Maag, R-Lebanon, have partnered to back a bill that would regulate, rather than ban, Internet cafes across the state.
House Bill 101 would create the State Lottery Commission Office of Sweepstakes Compliance to license and oversee the operation of sweepstakes gaming devices.
“This leg ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — In the future Ohio Gov. John Kasich will call family members of murder victims when he decides to spare the lives of death row inmates, the governor's office said last week.
Kasich's decision followed a meeting earlier last week with relatives of a homicide victim upset by the governor's decision to grant c ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — The March of Dimes is spending $10 million in Ohio for collaborative research into the problem of babies being born prematurely.
The project will draw on the expertise of hospitals in Columbus, Cleveland and Cincinnati to try to explain why babies are born too soon and to find ways to use that information t ... (full story)
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A proposal in the state Senate would require more government meetings to be open to the public and expand the possible penalties for violating Ohio's open meetings law.
The legislation proposed by state Sen. Shannon Jones, a Republican from Springboro, has prompted concern among some public officials wh ... (full story)