The mother of a 1-year-old Maryland boy found dead in central Ohio has pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter and tampering with evidence.
An Ohio man has pleaded guilty to charges that he tried to force his pregnant girlfriend at gunpoint to get an abortion.
Over the past decade Ohio has seen its non-English speaking population grow. Sometimes immigrants find themselves in a courtroom struggling to understand an unfamiliar language. While Ohio courts use interpreters, the state does not have any formal way of ensuring they are qualified. Ohio is slowly working toward a certification requirement.
A federal jury in Columbus today hears more testimony in a case brought by a Muslim mother against a Franklin County Children Services case worker.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled Bluffton University’s insurance covered a charter bus that crashed in Atlanta three years ago, killing the driver and six others.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a state tax on satellite TV companies does not violate federal commerce laws.
Candidates for Ohio Supreme Court on this fall’s ballot vow to run clean campaigns.
The Ohio Supreme Court is ready to hear arguments over the state’s 2008 move to use about $230,000,000 set aside for tobacco prevention for other purposes. Ohio officials are expected to tell the court why they chose to put the funds toward expanded health care for children and optional Medicaid services.
Over the past 3 years, thousands of so-called “skill games” have popped up across Ohio at arcades, convenience stores, and even gas stations. The games reward players who can use buttons or joysticks to manipulate figures on a video screen. The Ohio Supreme Court is now deliberating in a case involving these skill games.
It’s been more than a week since the sudden death of Ohio Supreme Court Chief Justice Thomas Moyer. The governor has now appointed the Democrat who’s running for Chief Justice to take his place. But critics say putting him on the bench is a slap in the face to the man he’s replacing.
Ohio lost a major political figure suddenly on Friday, when chief justice Thomas Moyer died less than a day after being admitted to a Columbus hospital for what were thought to be non-life-threatening health issues. Moyer was the nation’s longest serving state Supreme Court Chief Justice.