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 [...]
Jury Convicts Husband In Akron Hospital Shooting
A jury has convicted an Ohio man charged in the fatal shooting of his hospitalized wife.
The jurors in Akron returned the guilty verdict Friday in the case of 68-year-old John Wise of Massillon.
He told jurors he shot his wife of 45 years as she lay in an Akron hospital bed. He said he was heartsick over her debilitated condition that left her unable to speak.
Police say he calmly walked into 65-year-old Barbara Wise’s hospital room on Aug. 4, 2012, and shot her from her bedside. She died the next day.
A family friend, Terry Henderson, says Barbara Wise had suffered a stroke that had left her unable to speak.