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Beachwood Councilman issues legal demand to enjoin “special prosecutor’s” unauthorized representation of City in retaliatory criminal proceedings

Last week, we requested that Beachwood Law Director Diane Calta produce all documents confirming and approving the City’s engagement of “special prosecutor” Stephanie Scalise in

Beachwood officials institute retaliatory criminal proceedings against Councilman Mike Burkons

As reported this morning by the Cleveland Jewish News, Beachwood City Councilman Mike Burkons has retained attorney Peter Pattakos to represent him in criminal proceedings filed against him last Friday ...

Court of appeals reverses conviction of Olmsted Falls police-abuse victim

Today, a unanimous panel of the Eighth District Court of Appeals in Cleveland, Ohio issued an opinion reversing the September 2019 conviction of an Olmsted Falls woman, Christie Elko, for ...

Summit County settles with estate of Hartville woman who died at jail—Canton Repository

Summit County has agreed to settle a claim by the estate of a Hartville woman who died at the jail for $625,000 Brittany Rae Berry, also known as Brittany Rae ...

NAPA dismisses lawsuit against former national training director Tom Rayk

On October 18, 2019, Genuine Parts Company d/b/a NAPA Auto Parts sued its former national training director Tom Rayk in the Stark County Court of Common Pleas, alleging that he was ...