Columbus artist Ric Stewart combines his love of art and motorcycles, most notably through sculpture. We visit his workshop at the Columbus Cultural Arts Center where he demonstrates for us the “lost-wax” method of bronze casting.
Ohio Supreme Court OKs Youngstown Vicious Dog Ordinance
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The Ohio Supreme Court has upheld a Youngstown ordinance requiring unleashed vicious dogs to be confined to the owner’s property.
The 5-2 ruling Wednesday also upheld a requirement that prosecutors prove at trial that a defendant’s dog is vicious or dangerous. The justices relied in part on their ruling in a 2007 case upholding Toledo’s ordinance regulating pit bulls.
The Youngstown case involved two Italian Mastiff/Cane Corso dogs, one a male weighing up to 180 pounds and a slightly smaller female, that got loose and attacked a man and his dog.
Police called to the scene killed both big dogs when they headed toward the officers.
The owner, Jammie Traylor was charged with two violations of a city ordinance. A message seeking comment was left for his attorney.