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Attorney: Fired McKinley High School coach Marcus Wattley never forced player to eat pizza—Canton Repository

Wattley, through his attorney Peter Pattakos, said the accusations that the coaches forced a 17-year-old player to eat an entire pepperoni pizza against his Hebrew

Geauga County prosecutor seeks dismissal of charge against Beachwood Councilman Burkons—Cleveland.com

It has been a case filled ...

He’s a Big City Mayor; His Grandsons Are Suspected Gang Members—The New Republic

Our case against Cleveland mayor Frank Jackson and police chief Calvin Williams over ...

After rape case acquittal, defense attorney calls case a ‘sham’—Fremont News-Messenger

Peter Pattakos, one of the attorneys for the defendant, delivered the defendant’s closing ...

Court of appeals rejects Cleveland police chief’s immunity claim re: alleged cover-up of murder investigation implicating mayor’s grandson

Today, a unanimous panel of the 8th District Court of Appeals rejected Cleveland ...

’36-year-old men don’t die of pneumonia.’ Akron man sues prison after brother’s death—Akron Beacon Journal

An Akron man incarcerated in a private prison in Youngstown in May 2019 had such severe chest pain that he was having trouble breathing or ...

ʻHe was supposed to be safe thereʼ: Akron man sues private prison, state authorities over death of his brother—Cleveland.com

An Akron man accused prison officials Friday of failing to provide basic medical care for his brother, who died of pneumonia in his cell a ...

Judges rule Burkons’ case can’t be heard in Chardon court—Cleveland Jewish News

A three-judge 11th District Court of Appeals in Warren ruled unanimously that Chardon Municipal Court Judge Terri L Stupica, who the case had been transferred ...

Case nixed against protester accused of causing hearing loss—Associated Press

An assault charge was dropped against one of two people accused of causing permanent hearing loss to a Cleveland restaurant employee while using megaphones during ...