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At the lowest level of the Ohio State Court system, Ohio's Mayors Courts hear misdemeanor and traffic cases, while the Ohio Court of Claims hears certain civil cases. Ohio's Municipal and County Courts share jurisdiction over tort, contract, small claims, criminal, traffic, and general civil cases at the trial level. The next highest court is Ohio's Court of Common Pleas, which hears real property claims, probate and estate matters, juvenile, domestic relations, and other civil cases. Ohio's appellate courts include the Court of Appeals, which hears all types of appeals, and the Ohio Supreme Court. If you're seeking Ohio court records, begin by visiting the Supreme Court of Ohio and Ohio Judicial System's website, http://www.sconet.state.oh.us/default.asp. Here you'll find a variety of Ohio court information, including the current Ohio Supreme Court docket, Ohio court rules, and links to all Ohio state court websites. To obtain copies of Ohio court documents, you'll have to contact the Clerk of Courts for the county where the case took place. Some counties offer comprehensive online access to Ohio court public records, while in other counties you'll need to visit the courthouse or send a written request for the court records that you're trying to find.
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29, Jul 2014 - Annual Greek festival starts in Warren
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - A judge has ruled that a 16-year-old central Ohio boy will be tried as an adult in a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded two days before Christmas.
29, Jul 2014 - Woman pleads not guilty in death of 8-year-old
CHAGRIN FALLS, Ohio — A woman driver has pleaded not guilty to charges stemming from a car accident that killed an 8-year-old boy. Christine Gregory, 62, of Chagrin Falls, appeared in Bedford Municipal Court Friday to face several charges including a felony count of aggravated vehicular homicide. Eli Sachar, of Virginia, was visiting family in […]
29, Jul 2014 - Judge concerned about 1-drug execution method
A Kentucky judge has expressed concerns about the state's plan to use a single drug to carry out lethal injections after the same method resulted in problems in neighboring Ohio.
29, Jul 2014 - Students Sue Ohio State Over Bizarrely Broad Anti-Gun Rules
Students for Concealed Carry and another gun-rights group have filed a civil suit in state court against Ohio State University, alleging that the school’s anti-gun policy is so breathtaking in its scope that it is illegal under state law. The gun-rights advocates say the policy bans students from carrying firearms when they aren’t even on Ohio State’s campus, reports Reason. The plaintiffs ...
29, Jul 2014 - Union, OH Union County man charged with fatally poisoning paralyzed wife
MARYSVILLE, Ohio — Jon Costell thought his paraplegic wife was a burden, so he poisoned her with prescription pills, authorities said. Now, the Union County man is in jail with a $500,000 bond on an aggravated-murder charge. And Union County Prosecutor Dave Phillips said that Debra Costell’s death was no mercy killing.
29, Jul 2014 - Father Charged In 1995 Slayings Held Without Bond In Ohio; Extradition Hearing Set
Follow Your Town News On The Courant's New Britain Facebook Page NEW BRITAIN — The man accused of killing his daughter and wife in 1995 and leaving their bodies in New Britain and Massachusetts is being held in Ohio without bond and is scheduled for an extradition hearing next month, court records show.
29, Jul 2014 - Court awards $1.3 million over canceled contract
The Ohio Court of Claims has awarded a government services firm $1.3 million after the state canceled its contract with 99 percent of the work done.
29, Jul 2014 - Obamacare Fight Carries Republican 2016 Swing State Risks
House Speaker John Boehner, an Ohio Republican, seized on the Washington appellate court ruling, saying it’s “further proof that President Obama’s health-care law is completely unworkable.”
29, Jul 2014 - Judge OKs settlement ends Ohio workers comp case
The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation will pay out $420 million to state employers that were overcharged for insurance premiums under a settlement approved Thursday by a judge. Cuyahoga County Judge ...
29, Jul 2014 - Kentucky effort to resume executions hits snag
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's efforts to resume executions appeared to hit a snag Wednesday after a judge said he was concerned that officials want to use the same method that led to an execution that took 26 minutes in neighboring Ohio.
29, Jul 2014 - Kentucky Judge Concerned About 1-Drug Execution Method
A Kentucky judge has expressed concerns about the state's plan to use a single drug to carry out lethal injections after the same method resulted in problems in neighboring Ohio.
28, Jul 2014 - Oklahoma, Arizona Inmates Sue To Stop Executions
Death row inmates in two states are taking legal action to stop states from using the kind of multi-drug protocol that resulted in botched executions in Oklahoma and Ohio. The inmates are not challenging their convictions or death sentences, only the way in which the sentences are to be carried out, notes the Guardian . Twenty-one death row inmates in Oklahoma filed suit against state officials ...
28, Jul 2014 - Licking, OH Ex-Newark band director admits sexual battery of student
NEWARK, Ohio — A former Newark High School assistant band director pleaded guilty today to 13 counts involving inappropriate sexual contact with three students. Anthony J. Miller could be sentenced to up to five years on each sexual battery count, and faces additional prison or jail time on each of the other counts. Ten of the 13 counts also are sexually oriented offenses, meaning Miller likely ...
28, Jul 2014 - Summit, OH Supreme Court refuses to hear case of former cop cleared in wife’s death
Twice-convicted and once-cleared, a former Akron police captain freed in his ex-wife’s death could be headed to prison or a new trial. In a 4-3 vote, the Ohio Supreme Court yesterday refused to hear Douglas Prade’s appeal of an appellate-court decision that reinstated his conviction for the brutal murder of his physician wife.
28, Jul 2014 - Quincy, OH Ohio woman gets 32 years in forced labor case - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Spor
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) - Prosecutors say an Ohio woman has been sentenced to 32 years in federal prison for enslaving a mentally disabled woman through threats and intimidation.
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