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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Life Behind Bars? Juvenile Justice Believes Young Offenders Need a Chance for Parole.

Tuesday, July 31, 2012 at 6:02pm Written by:

In 2005 the Supreme Court banned the death penalty for anyone under the age of 18.  But what about those tried as adults before 2005?  Should they be grandfathered into the old law since the American Revolution or should there be some type of revision to the justice system? About 2,500 prisoners are serving life […]

Ohio’s Overcrowded Prisons Spur New Sentencing Laws – Part 2

Friday, December 16, 2011 at 7:41pm Written by:

Continued from Part 1… Possession of marijuana and hashish: Previously, the maximum F-2 sentence (eight years) would be applied to a person trafficking or in possession of 20 kilos of marijuana, 1 kilo of solid hashish, or 200 grams of liquid hashish. Under the new bill, the possession amounts are higher and the mandatory prison […]