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Prosecutor opposes new trial granted to man sentenced to death for 1984 murder

The Cuyahoga County Prosecutor’s Office is challenging the new trial ordered for a man sentenced to death for the 1984 murder and rape of a Cleveland woman. The Ohio Supreme Court will consider the case at thist week’s oral arguments.
House Painter Indicted in Murder
On Aug. 24, 1984, Mary Ann Flynn was found beate ... (full story)


Conduct Board issues advisory opinions on out-of-state lawyers, civil settlements

The Ohio Board of Professional Conduct has issued two advisory opinions. The first concerns out-of-state lawyers engaging in temporary transactional legal services in Ohio, and another concerns civil settlements.
Advisory Opinion 2018-02 replaces a 1990 advisory opinion and provides updated guidance to out-of-state lawyers repres ... (full story)


Organ donations from baby who lived only 1 day help research

Organ donations from baby who lived only 1 day help research

COLUMBUS (AP) — Noah Calhoon's cooing was interrupted by a hiccup, and his parents knew the time was near.
Kelly and Adam Calhoon held their newborn, and they told him it was OK.
"You don't need to struggle," his parents told him. "You've done what you came to do."
The Worthington couple had brough ... (full story)


In death, young man is at forefront of US-North Korea drama

In death, young man is at forefront of US-North Korea drama

CINCINNATI (AP) — Otto Warmbier's legacy is still being written a year after his death.
The 22-year-old U.S. college student who died in a Cincinnati hospital days after his release from North Korea while in a vegetative state is being remembered prominently during a dramatic shift in U.S.-North Korean relations.
Preside ... (full story)


Bill would allow municipal tax to pay for dental care for at-risk children

A Cleveland Democrat pitched a legislative measure to allow Ohio municipalities to levy a tax for the purposes of covering costs of dental health of a city's most vulnerable residents.
Rep. John Barnes Jr., D-Cleveland, proposed House Bill 675 to authorize imposition of a municipal property tax levy - not exceeding one mill per d ... (full story)