Last year, real-estate developer and art collector Ron Pizzuti opened the doors to the Pizzuti Collection in the Short North, a venue at which to showcase his vast art collection. After purchasing his first piece of art in 1972, he has since amassed more than 1,500 works by artists ranging from Frank Stella to Ai [...]
Competence At Issue In Ohio School Shooting Case
CHARDON, Ohio (AP) – A judge in northeast Ohio must decide whether a 17-year-old boy is mentally competent to stand trial in the deaths of three students in a school shooting.
Judge Timothy Grendell in Geauga County Juvenile Court will hear from both sides Wednesday in the case of T.J. Lane. He is charged in the Feb. 27 Chardon High School rampage that left three students dead and two seriously wounded.
Lane could face trial as an adult if he’s ruled mentally competent. Under a new state law, a child may be found competent only if he’s able to grasp the seriousness of the charges and able to understand the proceedings.
The prosecutor has said that Lane “is not well.”