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The Portage County Legal News is a daily publication devoted to legal, financial, real estate and general news. Designated by the Federal, County and Municipal Courts as the Official Law Journal of Portage County, Ohio.

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5th Annual Summit for Kids Celebration to be held Aug.1-2

AKRON––The connection between the development of specific early childhood skills and later career success will be the focus at this year’s Summit for Kids Symposium. The symposium will take place at the Akron-Summit County Public Library main branch in Akron on Friday, Aug. 1.
Executive Director Derran K. Wimer ... (full story)


Woman prejudiced by hearsay evidence

The 11th District Court of Appeals recently ordered a new trial for a woman convicted of aggravated murder and aggravated burglary by the Lake County Court of Common Pleas.
The majority of a divided three-judge appellate panel ruled that Danna Weimer was prejudiced by the admission of hearsay evidence and it also decided to vaca ... (full story)


Supreme Court won't hear appeal of ex-Ohio officer

Supreme Court won't hear appeal of ex-Ohio officer

COLUMBUS (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court declined Wednesday to take the appeal of a former Akron police captain fighting a lower-court ruling that reinstated his conviction for killing his ex-wife.
The court ruled against hearing the case of Douglas Prade, who was imprisoned for 15 years for the slaying before a judge ordere ... (full story)