The reports came like thunderbolts: Another journalist beaten to death in Mexico. Two journalists killed in the United States while reporting on a dangerous storm. And a Russian journalist assassinated in Ukraine.
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A bipartisan effort that would cut by half the amount of time it takes for a city or other municipality to foreclose on nuisance properties secured a first hearing before a committee in the Ohio House of Representatives recently.
The company that chops up a more than 90-year-old “slag mountain” near Youngstown into road-building material is entitled to a reduction in the state taxes paid for the operation’s equipment repair and fuel costs, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.
Gerald A. Lawson III, 31, of Warrensville Heights, Ohio, has pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to acting as a straw purchaser for Quentin L. Smith, a convicted felon who shot and killed two Westerville Police Officers on February 10, 2018.
A Beavercreek lawmaker recounted the shooting attempt on a Jefferson County Common Pleas Court judge last summer during a recent hearing before members of the Federalism and Interstate Relations Committee in the Ohio House of Representatives.
Senior Janelle Noe wrapped up the NCAA Track and Field Championships Saturday, June 9, with an 11th-place finish in the 1500m. Noe crossed the line in 4:20.37 and was named Second-Team All-America following the race.
The Ohio Supreme Court recently suspended a Cleveland attorney who lied to police after a traffic accident to cover up for a fellow attorney who he claimed was driving while intoxicated.
Former Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Jason J. Delcol and co-defendants Stevedore Crawford, Jr., Carlos Carvalho and Benjamin J. Owings pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court recently for their roles in a drug-trafficking ring.
(BPT) The nation's central bank - the Federal Reserve - just raised interest rates by a quarter point. The Fed is expected to raise rates at least two more times this year by the same amount. That's going to affect a lot of your finances, including your credit card bill, car payment and home equity line of credit. But don't panic. Rates will still be below historical averages, and you can eliminate the impact of higher rates, or lessen them, with some careful planning. Plus, you can take advantage of higher interest rates on savings accounts.
Toledo will undertake a challenging schedule in 2018-19 that features stiff competition against the nation's top programs on some of the best courses in the country, head coach Jeff Roope recently announced. The Rockets will be playing in eight different states, including a pair of trips to California, during their upcoming season.
(BPT) The value of homeowners insurance is often thrust into the national spotlight when natural disasters happen. The devastation and financial loss they can cause reinforces the importance of making sure you have adequate insurance coverage to rebuild if disaster strikes your home. In 2017 alone, the U.S. was struck by 16 separate billion-dollar disaster events, resulting in a record-breaking $300 billion in damage, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.
(BPT) Whether it's transforming a fixer-upper into your dream home or just giving a makeover to your kitchen or bathroom, home improvement projects are on the minds of many new homeowners across the country.
Four people were sentenced to prison for taking federal money earmarked for job training and instead using the money to pay for personal expenses, including vacations, investments, real estate purchases and salaries for people who did not work at the company.
In a report published last month, the International Bar Association’s Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) asserts that, in order to protect the rights of children alleged as, accused of or recognized as having infringed penal law, specialized juvenile justice systems must be established or improved to conform with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (UN CRC). Titled The Role of the Universal Periodic Review in Advancing Children’s Rights in Juvenile Justice, the report will be launched during the World Congress on Justice for Children, being held at UNESCO House in Paris.
University of Toledo head men's golf coach Jeff Roope recently announced that Rasmus Broholt Lind (Oddor, Denmark) is transferring to the University of Toledo from Lindsey Wilson College. Lind will have two seasons of athletic eligibility remaining beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.
(Columbus) Columbus City and South-Western City schools and the Educational Service Center of Central Ohio are among the 46 recipients awarded grants totaling more than $33 million to improve language and literacy development of the state's schoolchildren, the Ohio Department of Education announced recently.
It’s the time of the year when parents, grandparents, and loved ones burst with pride as they watch the graduating seniors, clad in their mortar boards and robes, cross the stage to receive their high school diplomas. It took everyone working with one goal in mind to reach this pinnacle in their students’ education.
A Hawaii man was sentenced to more than six years in prison for his role in a conspiracy to ship a ton of marijuana to Ohio from Hawaii, California and Oregon, and then launder the drug profits, law enforcement officials said.
Joan Rife is serious about civility and sociability. “People in other cities, they practice law one way. They’re antagonistic. But here we have the Toledo Way.” And she would know, she’s been living and practicing it for her entire professional life.
A bill intended to streamline school residency requirements specifically pertaining to community schools appears to be headed to Gov. John Kasich's desk as it cleared the Ohio Senate last month unanimously.