The Portage County Legal News
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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The 11th District Court of Appeals recently ruled that enough evidence existed to convict Byron Alston on drug charges, including trafficking cocaine.
Alston appealed from the sentencing judgment in a criminal action before the Lake County Court of Common Pleas.
Case summary states that a two-day jury trial resulted in finding ... (full story)
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rifles and other artifacts from a deadly 1968 shootout between black nationalists and Cleveland police officers will become part of a permanent display in the city's police museum.
A retired Cleveland policeman has given the museum at police headquarters 11 rifles along with other artifacts and thousands of ... (full story)
COLUMBUS (AP) — With months of public testimony concluded, a committee studying the future of Ohio's alternative-energy targets is weighing what changes to recommend to the law.
Chairman Troy Balderson said the Energy Mandates Study Committee, which has been meeting since February, says one thing's for sure: a complete repe ... (full story)