27, Aug 2014 - Bedford, OH Computer expert testifies in Bedford judge trial
CLEVELAND – Images of escort services, articles on sexual addiction, links for psychological help and websites on Ohio law were all found on a laptop belonging to Bedford Judge Harry Jacob. Natasha Branam, a computer expert with the state Bureau of Investigation, testified during Jacob’s trial Friday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court on what […]
27, Aug 2014 - Ohio judge disqualified after felony indictment
CLEVELAND (AP) - The Ohio Supreme Court says a Cuyahoga County Common Pleas judge is disqualified from hearing cases after a grand jury issued of a five-count felony indictment against him.
26, Aug 2014 - Cuyahoga, OH To kill or not to kill?
Moratorium on Ohio's executions extended until January. All three Ohio executions scheduled this year have been postponed by a federal judge because of the continuing controversy over lethal injection drugs.
26, Aug 2014 - FitzGerald is on defensive in Ohio governor's race
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Democrat Ed FitzGerald already had an uphill fight in his campaign to unseat a well-funded Ohio governor. Now the Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH'-guh) County executive is on the defensive about why he lacked a permanent driver's license for more than a decade.
25, Aug 2014 - Cuyahoga, OH Ohio man sentenced for sex with child, porn
A judge in northeast Ohio has sentenced a sex offender to more than 28 years in prison for raping a child, possessing child pornography and a host of other crimes.
25, Aug 2014 - Cuyahoga, OH Ohio man describes possible punishment for trying to buy a child "cruel and unusual"
A Cuyahoga Falls man is arguing that he shouldn't receive the maximum prison sentence for offering to buy a ten year old girl because he had not been involved in a serious loving relationship with a female for more than thirteen years.
25, Aug 2014 - Cuyahoga, OH Youngstown attorney charged in corruption case denied bid to act as his own co-counsel
CLEVELAND, Ohio - The judge presiding over the corruption case against two Valley politicians and attorney Martin Yavorcik, is denying a bid by Yavorcik to serve as co-counsel in his own defense.
25, Aug 2014 - Cuyahoga, OH Steubenville, Ohio, high schooler convicted of rape returns to football team
By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND (Reuters) - A high school football player who served 10 months of a one-year sentence for raping a 16-year-old girl in 2012 has returned to school and its football team, according to the Steubenville High School website. The teen was one of two convicted in the sexual assault case, which drew national attention to Steubenville, Ohio, about 40 miles west of Pittsburgh ...
23, Aug 2014 - Cuyahoga, OH Man accused of trying to cause death of terminally ill father in nursing home
BRECKSVILLE, Ohio — Brecksville police have charged a man with attempted murder, for allegedly trying to cause the death of his terminally ill father at a nursing home. The FOX 8 I-Team reported that Steven Curtis, 58, pleaded not guilty in Garfield Heights Municipal Court, to a count of attempted murder, and additional charges of […]
02, Apr 2014 - Cuyahoga, OH Ohio Innocence Project Files Motion With New Evidence, Following a Scene Investigation, to Free Wro
Back in 2011, Scene published an investigative story on a 1975 robbery-homicide that sent three young boys to prison. Although the low-profile shooting barely dented the newspapers at the time, 35 years after the fact, the case would prove to be one of the great injustices in Cleveland history.
02, Apr 2014 - Cuyahoga, OH Ohio still adding to Death Row population
In the past decade, Ohio’s Death Row has shrunk by one-third, from 209 to 139. But a new state report shows that the courts continue to sentence people to death at the same time the process of lethal injection is mired in legal controversy.
01, Apr 2014 - Dimora Appeal: Prosecutors, Attorneys Square Off in Court
CINCINNATI, Ohio–Federal prosecutors and attorneys for former Cuyahoga County Commissioner Jimmy Dimora squared off again in a courtroom on Wednesday,...
18, Jan 2012 - Lakewood, OH Local actor Kevin Joseph Kelly indicted on charges of rape and sexual battery - Cleveland Plain Dea
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Local actor Kevin Joseph Kelly, known for starring roles in "Hairspray" and "La Cage aux Folles" at Lakewood's Beck Center for ... Thursday in Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court, according to his lawyer.