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The Cleveland Indians Settle a Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Caused by Collapse of Inflatable Slide

Friday, November 2, 2012 at 3:08pm Written by:

The Cleveland Indians have reached a settlement with the widow of Douglas Johnson, 54, of Pennsylvania, who died nine days after being struck by an inflatable slide outside of Progressive Field. The Indians have chosen not to disclose the amount for which the settlement was reached. The widow also received a judgment of $3.5 million […]

Ohioans Denied Early-Voting Appeal by U.S. Supreme Court

Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 3:28pm Written by:

Boards of elections across Ohio were ordered to open their doors to in-person, early voters the weekend before the election by Ohio’s election chief after the U.S. Supreme Court refused to take up the latest appeal on early voting. All Ohio voters will be able to vote in-person on November 3, 4, and 5.These dates […]

Early Voting Reinstated in Ohio for the 2012 Presidential Election

Saturday, October 20, 2012 at 3:35pm Written by:

A federal court appeal was reinstated on October 5 to allow voters in Ohio to vote in-person and without an excuse three days before Election Day on November 6. The three-judge panel of the 6th U.S. Court of Appeals in Cincinnati ruled in a case targeting a state law that ends early voting for most […]

Salmonella Outbreak Causes Peanut Butter Recall to Reach 76 Products

Thursday, October 11, 2012 at 1:35pm Written by:

The New Mexico-based company, Sunland Inc., has expanded their recall to 76 types of peanut and almond butter products after a product that was sold to Trader Joe’s groceries was connected to an outbreak of salmonella. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have linked 29 salmonella […]

University of California Reaches a Near $1 Million Settlement in Pepper-Spray Case

Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 1:11pm Written by:

The University of California has agreed to pay close to a $1 million settlement to students who were involved in a pepper-spraying incident last year at UC Davis. The settlement will be paid through the university’s self-insurance program. Each of the 21 students and alumni, who were pepper-sprayed by campus police during what was said […]

Samuel Mullet & 15 Others Found Guilty of Hate Crimes in Amish Beard-Cutting Attacks

Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 1:02pm Written by:

Amish Bishop and the leader of an Amish breakaway group, Samuel Mullet, was convicted Thursday of hate crimes and orchestrating hair and beard-cutting attacks on fellow sect members who opposed his religious differences. The 66-year old Mullet was found guilty of arranging the cuttings last fall in an attempt to shame those in his community […]

Texting While Driving- What Ohioans Need to Know About the State-Wide Ban

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 3:58pm Written by:

It’s official: As of August 31, 2012, texting while driving has become illegal throughout the State of Ohio, becoming the 39th state in the country to enforce this law.  Interestingly enough, drivers will not be penalized for texting while driving until March 1, 2013.  The bill was signed into law by Governor John Kasich and […]

Safety of Parasailing Questioned After Recent Accidents

Monday, September 10, 2012 at 4:50pm Written by:

A common activity for many travelers enjoying a beach-bound vacation is parasailing, an experience that allows people to glide over a body of water wearing just a parachute and a harness guided by a motorboat. The sport has become increasingly popular among vacationers, but has recently come under fire for it’s lack of regulations and […]

Browns Tailgating: Dos and Don’ts

Thursday, September 6, 2012 at 10:17am Written by:

New versions of warning signs in the Cleveland Browns Muni lot have begun to emerge and with them come many questions about what is legal and not when it comes to Browns Tailgating. According to Fox 8, “The old Muni Lot signs simply said ‘no open containers.’ The new, more direct, signs are a reminder […]

Apple v. Samsung

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at 1:56pm Written by:

After a surprisingly short legal battle, the jury at Apple v. Samsung overwhelmingly ruled in Apple’s favor in the patent dispute between the two technology giants. The issue here was how similar products such as the Apple’s iPhone and Samsung’s Android looked, felt and behaved like one another. Fortunately for Apple, they took out patents […]

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