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Toledo Legal News - News Cleveland man indicted for stealing $77,000 in federal grants designed to help Native Americans


A Cleveland man was indicted on charges that he stole more than $77,000 in federal grants designed to help Native Americans, said U.S. Attorney Justin E. Herdman and Lamont Pugh III, Special Agent in Charge, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Office of Inspector General.

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Filing deadlines debated in chronic brain injury case filed by a former college football players

The Ohio Supreme Court on Wednesday, April 11th, heard three oral arguments, including an appeal from an Ohioan who played football for the University of Notre Dame in the 1970s and sued the school for failing to protect him from head injuries that turned into a chronic disease decades later. But a Cuyahoga County common pleas court ruled he waited too long to file the case.

Date Published: April 23, 2018

Michael M. Briley RE-appointed to Ohio Board of Bar Examiners

The law firm of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP is pleased to announce that Michael M. Briley, partner in the Toledo, Ohio office, has been re-appointed by The Supreme Court of Ohio to the Ohio Board of Bar Examiners. Mike has served as an Ohio Bar Examiner since 1997.

Date Published: April 23, 2018

Ohio businessman sentenced for tax fraud

John Anderson Rankin, 55, of Circleville, Ohio, was sentenced in U.S. District Court to 60 months in prison for tax crimes that included a total tax loss of approximately $8.1 million. Rankin was also ordered to pay restitution in the amount of $7.1 million.

Date Published: April 23, 2018

Soybean growers worried about tariffs

Ohio's soybean growers fear efforts to maintain and grow their market share in China will be undermined as trade issues arise between the country and the United States.

Date Published: April 23, 2018

Toledo volleyball announces coaching staff changes

Toledo volleyball head coach Jason Oliver recently announced changes to his coaching staff. Bethany Martin is remaining on the staff as an assistant and Toledo graduate Evan Antal is joining the Rockets as an assistant as well.

Date Published: April 23, 2018

Co-owner & CEO of computer company sentenced for conspiring to steal intellectual property

The co-owner and CEO of TERiX Computer Company, Inc. was sentenced in U.S. District Court today for his role in fraudulently obtaining more than $10 million worth of intellectual property. Bernd D. Appleby, 66, of San Jose, Calif., was sentenced to 24 months in prison and two years of supervised release and ordered to pay a $100,000 fine.

Date Published: April 20, 2018

Former Rocket Jared Hoying thriving for Hanwha Eagles

Former Rocket Jared Hoying signed a contract last December to play for the Hanwha Eagles of the KBO League in South Korea. Since making his debut on March 24, he has been on an absolute tear at the plate.

Date Published: April 20, 2018

OSBA Litigation Section awards Best Brief honors

Litigation Section of the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) recently announced the winners of the second annual Best Briefs Awards. These awards recognize four outstanding briefs filed in the Ohio Supreme Court, two drafted by private firms and two drafted by public offices.

Date Published: April 20, 2018

Outdoors activities provide unique team-building setting

If you're looking for a unique team building experience for your office, set your sights on Camp Mary Orton, a premier destination for team building and leadership development located on North High Street.

Date Published: April 19, 2018

2018 Lake Erie sport fishing outlook shares great news for anglers

Lake Erie anglers should experience another year of diverse fishing opportunities in 2018, according to Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR). Great walleye hatches from 2014 and 2015 are expected to contribute to exceptional fishing opportunities in Lake Erie this year. Anglers pursuing yellow perch in Lake Erie’s Western Basin will likely find excellent numbers and size.

Date Published: April 18, 2018

Cyberstates report: Ohio in top 10 for tech jobs

A state once heavily reliant on smokestack industries, Ohio in recent decades has been turning into center of high technology, confirmed by a new report ranking the state among the best for tech employment.

Date Published: April 18, 2018

Toledo signs Keshaun Saunders and T.J. Smith to National Letters of Intent

University of Toledo Head Men's Basketball Coach Tod Kowalczyk announced the signing of 6-5, 190-pound guard Keshaun Saunders (Brampton, Ont.) and 6-8, 200-pound forward T.J. Smith (Matteson, Ill.) to a National Letter of Intent last Wednesday. The duo will attend the University of Toledo beginning in the 2018-19 academic year.