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As of March 1, 2019, all news of interest will be posted to our Twitter and FaceBook accounts.

Please note that some newspapers change their hyperlinks daily, so it is advised that articles of interest be read today as they might not be accessible later. Please also note that publications have varying access policies. Some may charge, and others only allow limited access.

Ohio man pleads guilty in teen’s murder
The Sharon Herald, February 19, 2019

Ohio teen appeals 23-year prison sentence for school shooting
13ABC.com, February 18, 2019

UPDATE: Lawson waives right to jury trial
Herald-dispatch.com, February 12, 2019

Tuscarawas County Prosecutor Ryan Styer: Drug cases contribute to 49 percent increase in felonies
Times Reporter, February 14, 2019

I-Team: Single mother of 9 founded drug trafficking organization in Dayton
WCPO, February 14, 2019

More criminal cases in Highland County last year
Times Gazette, February 13, 2019

Investigator | Convicted felons pose as contractors, home health aides, cleaners
WKYC3, February 12, 2019

Attorneys deliver closing arguments in Dowdell murder trial
Mansfield News Journal, February 11, 2019

Awaiting trial: Bail concerns, stubborn defendants lead to crowded jails
limaohio.com, February 9, 2019

Boardman doctor faces 79 felony charges
The Vindicator, February 9, 2019

Memo details deal that returned Hoerig to Ohio
The Vindicator, February 8, 2019

Prosecutor: Woman Sentenced in Police Chase Fatal
U.S. News.com, February 8, 2019

‘Clearly justified’ is how prosecutor describes woman who fatally shot Pony Keg robber
Fox19.com, February 7, 2019

Rocky Ridge quarry case still pending in court system
Port Clinton News Herald, February 6, 2019

Judge: Most of Mom's Confession Can Be Used at Trial
USNews.com, February 5, 2019

Cuyahoga County prosecutor passes growing corruption probe to Ohio Attorney General
Cleveland.com. February 1, 2019

‘Don’t send these unfunded mandates’: Butler County officials react strongly as jail funding grant runs out
Journal-News, February 1, 2019

Increasing complexity of Licking County court cases lengthening them
Newark Advocate, February 1, 2019

Marion County Courthouse increases security with metal detector
Marion Star, January 31, 2019

Prosecutor to determine if incident involving autistic woman was a crime
Cleveland.com, January 30, 2019

Darke County Plans to Increase Courthouse Security
Security Today, January 29, 2018

Cortland woman's OVI conviction goes to Ohio Supreme Court (speedy trial)
WFMJ.com, January 29, 2018

Unusual things happen in court as judge gives child abuser the max
WTRF.com, January 28, 2019

This local drug court cut rate of new felonies by more than half
Dayton Daily News, January 27, 2019

Column: Ohio ahead of curve in criminal sentencing reform
dispatch.com, January 25, 2018

The Hoerig Trial Day 8: Claudia Hoerig found guilty in 2007 Newton Falls murder
WFMJ.com, January 24, 2018

Big Oak: 9 months for East Liverpool woman
Morning Journal News, January 21, 2019

Prosecutors won’t seek death penalty in retrial of man accused of killing Mentor-on-the-Lake bartender
Cleveland.com, January 18, 2019

Sheriff’s office hands prosecutor case against Lucasville weapons instructor
Portsmouth Daily Times, January 17, 2019

Gallia County Prosecutor will be keynote speaker
Ironton Tribune, January 17, 2019

Watch: Prosecutor highlights case against Claudia Hoerig
WKBN, January 16, 2019

Clark County Prosecutor Andy Wilson joining DeWine administration
Dayton Daily News, January 10, 2019

Prosecutor: Man accused in estranged wife's death indicted
WFMJ.com, January 10, 2019

Craigslist killer Richard Beasley’s appeal to Supreme Court denied
The Columbus Dispatch, January 7, 2019

Victim's mother wants to see Hill executed
The Vindicator, January 7, 2019

Court denies appeal of child rapist
Tribune Chronicle, January 2, 2019

Matt Schmidt sworn in as Ross County Common Pleas judge
Chillicothe Gazetter, January 1, 2019


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