AKRON––Raland Hatchett, a seasoned professional in management, fundraising and leadership, will begin his new role as executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Summit, Medina, and Stark Counties, Inc. on April 24.
“After vetting many excellent candidates, our board of directors is very excited to ... (full story)
A Missouri Court of Appeals recently held that a defendant was partially responsible for the post-death loss of consortium damages from an electrician’s asbestos exposures. Urbach v. Okonite Co., No. ED 104393, 2017 WL 1151067 (Mo. Ct. App. March 28, 2017).
Plaintiff Jean Urbach brought claims of negligence, strict liabilit ... (full story)
Akron Bar Association members have access to an “office away from the office” with some powerful software and other perks.
“The member’s office on the first floor is available for members to meet clients, hang out between hearings or provide a private place to meet,” said C. Allen Nichols, executive ... (full story)
CLEVELAND (AP) — The suspect in the random killing of a retiree posted on Facebook made his living mentoring teens in Cleveland, but his life appeared to be unraveling under the weight of gambling debts and trouble with his girlfriend.
Rambling videos he shared showed his despair, saying he was out of options and wanted to ... (full story)
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. (AP) — An Ohio man who sold heroin laced with an elephant tranquilizer that caused more than two dozen overdoses in West Virginia was sentenced to more than 18 years in federal prison Monday.
Bruce Lamar Griggs, of Akron, was "in this just for the money" when he sold the heroin mixture that sicke ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — A review of the driving records of possible candidates for Ohio governor shows some have better records than others.
The Cincinnati Enquirer reported Monday that it reviewed the driving records of four Republicans and five Democrats considering a run for governor in 2018. None had impaired driving charges.(full story)
WASHINGTON (AP) — Laura Poitras' travel nightmare began more than a decade ago when the award-winning filmmaker started getting detained at airports every time she tried to set foot back in the United States.
She was stopped without explanation more than 50 times on foreign travel, and dozens more times on domestic trips, b ... (full story)
Good morning. Cavs won last night. Yay.
I’m now going to create two new terms for legal technology: “Big” and “little” legal tech.
“Little” tech, as I’m defining it, consists of applications. “Big” tech consists of the things that underlie and/or power those applicat ... (full story)