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Portage County trial court partially overturns nurse’s drug sentence

A Portage County trial court exceeded the scope of its authority by ordering the forfeiture of a drug defendant’s nursing license, the 11th District Court of Appeals recently ruled.
Jennifer Fontana, a registered nurse and nurse practitioner, was charged with 15 felony counts for illegal processing of drug documents. She pl ... (full story)

Arizona man connected by DNA to 4 slayings indicted in Ohio

Arizona man connected by DNA to 4 slayings indicted in Ohio

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ohio authorities charged a man last Thursday with aggravated murder in the 1992 slaying of a woman at a truck stop, one of four such killings they say he is linked to through DNA evidence.
Samuel Legg III, 49, was extradited in January from Arizona to face charges in the sexual assault of a 17-year-old girl ... (full story)