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9th District judge finds spiritual growth on pilgramage

9th District judge finds spiritual growth on pilgramage

My mom, Judge Donna Carr, who sits on the bench at the 9th District Court of Appeals, said she never thought she would be able to go to Spain. She also said she never imagined going to Spain to walk the Camino de Santiago with me, her son, Nicky.
As they say on the Camino, “No one is there by accident.”
But what ... (full story)


State


FBI: Inmate is the deadliest serial killer in US history

FBI: Inmate is the deadliest serial killer in US history

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The inmate who claims to have killed more than 90 women across the country is now considered to be the deadliest serial killer in U.S. history, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.
Samuel Little, who has been behind bars since 2012, told investigators last year that he was responsible for ab ... (full story)


11th District reverses “sentencing package” in drug case

A Lake County trial court erred by imposing a community control “sentencing package” in a drug-related case rather than individually on each charge.
That means the defendant’s prison sentence for his community control violation is invalid, according to the 11th District Court of Appeals.
Isiah Crenshaw was i ... (full story)


GOP Ohio governor's gun plan doesn't include 'red-flag' law

GOP Ohio governor's gun plan doesn't include 'red-flag' law

COLUMBUS (AP) — Republican Gov. Mike DeWine's new proposals to address Ohio gun violence in the wake of the Dayton mass shooting don't include background-check requirements for gun sales or a so-called red-flag law to restrict firearms for people perceived as threats, despite his earlier support of those ideas.
Instead, his ... (full story)


Tap dancing classes offer escape for female inmates in Ohio

Tap dancing classes offer escape for female inmates in Ohio

MARYSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — The thought of going to prison conjures up images of uncomfortable routine and restriction, including confinement to a cell for long periods of time. Even recreation time offered outside has its limits.
But 15 inmates at the Ohio Reformatory for Women in Marysville are discovering an unexpected type ... (full story)


Technology


Legal tech companies combining functionalities

With so many tech companies offering large and small platforms and apps into the market, it was only a matter of time before some of them started combining forces in what may be a wave of the future. Here are a couple of examples of what looks like a new wave of collaborative activity.
In one notable instance, AI email app ZERO ( ... (full story)