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Accident on I-77 leads to felony charges for Ohio man

Shortly before 5:30 a.m. on a recent Friday morning, Ohio Highway Patrol officers joined county deputies in responding to reports of a collision on Interstate 77. Troopers and deputies believed the driver of the at-fault vehicle fled the scene and began a search. A man was located who is believed to be the driver for whom they were searching. He now faces multiple felony charges in connection with the crash.

Ohio man convicted of felony charges related to his wife's death

It was about 1:15 a.m. on November 16, 2012, when a 19-year-old Ohio woman repeatedly stabbed and cut a woman in her bed with a knife from her own kitchen. Police arrived to find the younger woman still in the house, and she never claimed that she did not kill the woman. About nine months after the woman's death, the victim's husband was faced with felony charges in connection with her death.

Was teen who faces felony charges defending against a bully?

Decades ago, the social structure of schools lent itself to one group of kids picking on another. That was considered normal and was accepted even if it was wrong. A rash of children finding themselves facing felony charges for finally retaliating against a bully has made people realize that the hierarchy in schools around the country and here in Ohio is unacceptable. In recent years, this type of behavior has finally been called what it is -- bullying.

Man pleads guilty to felony charges in murder of Ohio girl

Back in Dec. 1984 here in Ohio, a then 14-year-old girl was on her way to school when she went missing. Sometime later, it was discovered that she was raped and murdered. The man accused of her death recently pleaded guilty to felony charges.

Ohio teen charged with numerous felonies in grandmother's death

In January of this year, an 81-year-old woman was found dead in the basement of her Ohio home. Authorities say that the woman had been stabbed repeatedly. Recently, the deceased woman's grandson was charged with multiple felonies in connection with her death.

Do felony charges mean giving up privacy of a smartphone?

Ohio residents may not be aware that this was the question before the United States Supreme Court on May 6. The court heard oral arguments regarding two cases involving searches of cell phones seized during a warrantless search upon arrest for either misdemeanor or felony charges. The court's anticipated decision could advance the laws into the digital age, or leave them as they are now.

Ohio man pleads guilty to felony charges of manslaughter

In 2008, three men were shot and killed over the course of three months. An Ohio man was arrested and charged with their deaths. Recently, he pleaded guilty to three felony charges of manslaughter. It is presumed that when he is sentenced on June 24, he will receive a prison term of 14 years for all three counts.

Ohio man faces felony charges in an alleged rape

On April 6, police received information regarding the alleged rape of a woman. According to reports, a man allegedly forced himself on her at a residence whose location is being kept confidential for the time being. At some point, the victim claims the man became violent and used unidentified weapons to threaten her into submission. Authorities eventually took an Ohio man into custody on felony charges of rape in connection with the incident.

Trial begins for Ohio man facing felony charges in wife's murder

Four police officers converged on an Ohio home last year in response to a frantic 911 call. The then 10-year-old girl and her sibling witnessed their father killing their mother. When officers entered the home, they made their way to the master bedroom. What they saw led to numerous felony charges being filed against the distraught children's father.

Drunk driver gets 15 years for felonies associated with crash

Everyone in Ohio knows that drunk driving is dangerous and can lead to serious consequences. However, after an individual consumes a significant amount of alcohol, his or her capacity to make good decisions is compromised. For one driver, a bad decision led to his recent sentencing for felonies including aggravated vehicular assault and aggravated vehicular homicide.

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