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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 […]

Do Pro Athletes Qualify for Workers’ Compensation?

Monday, August 27, 2012 at 4:17pm Written by:

With the Olympics just finishing up and the Browns season beginning, sports seem to be on many peoples’ minds and coincidentally, an Ex-NFL punter, Tom Tupa of the Washington Redskins is making news for his workers compensation claim against said team for an injury that took place back during the team’s 2005 pre-season. According to […]

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits for Personal Injury

Tuesday, August 14, 2012 at 6:11pm Written by:

Medical malpractice lawsuits take personal injury to another level. A victim of a malpractice lawsuit must endure numerous doctor visits, more pain, and more time away from work. Malpractice can prolong your healing and add time to your recovery. There is a recent case study in Ohio in which a woman has been dealing with […]

“Dark Knight” Copycat Crime at Crocker Park Movie Theater in Cleveland

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 at 6:54pm Written by:

Not even two weeks after the devastating movie theater shooting in Colorado, Cleveland has an attempted copy cat.  A 37-year-old man from North Ridgeville, near Cleveland, Ohio, has been arrested in Westlake’s Crocker Park.  The man, Scott Smith, entered the Regal Cinema movie theater after purchasing a ticket to the 10 o’clock showing of ‘The […]

Dimora Sentenced to Serve 28 Years In Federal Prison

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 8:38pm Written by:

Former Cuyahoga County politician Jimmy Dimora was sentenced Tuesday July 31, 2012 to 28 years in prison for his conviction in a wide-ranging federal corruption case. Dimora, a former county commissioner, denied any illegal behavior in a statement before he was sentenced. And while attorneys for Dimora asked for leniency because of his poor health […]

The Odds are against Casino Cheaters in Downtown Cleveland

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 8:30am Written by:

Cleveland’s newest hotspot is undoubtedly the Horseshoe Casino.  Only two months old and already taking the city by storm, the casino has its first cheating scandals.  Seven people from the north eastern Ohioarea have been convicted of cheating on casino table games. Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Bill Mason, whose office is handling Ohio’s first casino cheating […]

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