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Who is at fault in winter weather vehicle collisions?

Friday, February 5, 2016 at 3:02pm Written by:

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As ice and snow increase this winter, so do your chances of getting into a car accident. According to the Office of Operations of the Federal Highway Administration, more than 116,800 people are injured every year in motor vehicle crashes that take place in snowy, slushy or icy conditions. Here at Bentoff & Duber, we […]

Ariel Castro Pleads Not Guilty to Charges of Kidnapping, Rape, and Murder

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 7:31pm Written by:

The man that is accused of kidnapping and raping Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus, and Michelle Knight over the course of nearly a decade, pleaded not guilty to 329 separate crimes, including two charges of aggravated murder. The three women were rescued on May 6 after Berry, with help from neighbors, was able to break out […]

More Than 100 Officers and Supervisors Face Discipline after Review of Deadly Cleveland Police Chase

Friday, April 26, 2013 at 7:15pm Written by:

More than a third of all Cleveland police patrol officers on duty the night of Nov. 29 could be reprimanded, suspended or even fired for ignoring supervisors’ orders, or abandoning their respective districts to join the deadly pursuit of two suspects, at speeds reaching 125 mph, according to city officials. Six police supervisors also are […]

Cleveland Internet Cafes Were Illegal, According to Appellate Court

Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at 6:49pm Written by:

Three internet cafes in Cleveland have been ruled as illegal businesses that operated too similarly to casinos, by the state appellate court. The Ohio 8th District Court of Appeals court upheld gambling convictions obtained last year against the owner of Internet Depot, Randall Thorne, and Michael Hawk, owner of Blackhawk I and II. Both owners […]

Safety Tips for Winter Driving in Cleveland

Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 7:38pm Written by:

We all know that the best way to avoid hazardous winter driving conditions is not to drive at all. Unfortunately, our busy work and holiday schedules alike make this nearly impossible to avoid. When Cleveland’s winter hits, it is especially important to be prepared for the craziest weather conditions. Here are some tips for driving […]

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 […]

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 […]

“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 […]