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Woman who stole TV, phone from father-in-law loses appeal

In the 9th District, a panel of three appellate judges recently affirmed the judgment of the Wayne County Municipal Court, which ruled there was enough evidence to convict Juanita Good of petty theft for stealing from her father-in-law.
Case summary states that, on the evening of March 20, 2013, William Shaffer called the police ... (full story)

Court affirms conviction of Youngstown street gang member

The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed multiple convictions for another member of the Youngstown street gang LSP.
Recently, the three-judge appellate panel released an opinion affirming Derrick Johnson’s convictions for his role in gang violence as well as weapons and drug offenses.
The facts of the case state t ... (full story)