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4 hrs ago | Sentencing Law and Policy
As reported in this recent Toledo Blade editorial , headlined "Women in prison:A big increase in female inmates should prompt changes in how Ohio's courts deal with addiction," Ohio has struggled of late with an increase in its prison population.
For more than a decade after he broke into a Toledo home, raped and hogtied a woman who'd been asleep in her bed, Aaron Lamont Beamon got away with the violent crime.
Some of those most deeply involved in festering complaints about police misconduct in this island resort agree that an investigation quietly started a couple of weeks ago by the Ottawa County sheriff's department and the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation is a good thing.
Former President Jimmy Carter has told a group of Muslim Americans in Detroit they should take a role in supporting peace and justice efforts.
Lucas County Sheriff John Tharp says events like this are important. "It builds morale, it builds friendships.
The Lucas County Operating Vehicle Intoxicated Task Force will be out over the holiday weekend, conducing three sobriety checkpoints.
45-year-old Todd Steele is facing several charges, including drunk driving, after he was pulled over by police earlier this week.
Ohio man dies after police chase Police: A man crashed his car into a tree attempting to flee police.
A Texas man sits behind bars in Lucas County accused of killing a Texas police officer.
By all accounts, the act of violence that left a Toledo man paralyzed by a bullet was not what anyone expected from Houston Hart III.
Mayor D. Michael Collins has named a new public information officer. Stacy Weber will serve as the Public Information Officer for the City of Toledo.
Tens of thousands of children live at or below the poverty level in Lucas County.
Aug. 28--Representatives of the Toledo bus drivers' union and other local labor unions called on public officials to change how public transportation is funded and operated during a lunchtime rally Wednesday in front of One Government Center.
A retired Lucas County sheriff's detective said she kept a DNA sample from murder suspect Andrew Gustafson in her middle desk drawer for more than three years before turning it over to the Lucas County cold case unit in 2010.
Updated: Mon Sep 01, 2014 09:29 am
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