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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Lisa Coates has always had an interest in mental health.
When she was a child, her mother was a nurse on the mental health ward.
After graduating from law school, Coates witnessed troubled souls herself while employed by the federal government at the Department of Veteran Affairs and then later the Social Security Administra ... (full story)
CLEVELAND (AP) — The relatives of two people killed in a 137-shot barrage of police gunfire in 2012 will split a $3 million settlement from the city of Cleveland, the attorney for one of the families said Tuesday.
Thirteen Cleveland police officers fired into the victims' car after a high-speed chase, killing 43-year-old d ... (full story)
Recently on one of the Sunday talk shows, Ben Stein accused President Obama of being “the most racist president there has ever been in this country.” Stein was criticizing what he sees as an effort to mobilize black voters to vote for Democratic candidates. “It is a way to racialize voting in this country.” ... (full story)