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December 2014 Archives

Women who understand finances often fare better after divorce

As one year winds down and another commences, people often think about the aspects of life they wish to improve upon going forward. For women, one of those areas might include financial understanding, especially in the event of an impending divorce or other family breakdown. With the divorce rate holding fairly steady at around 50 percent, Ohio women may benefit from learning more about their financial situations and how to protect their assets.

Ohio traffic stop ends in drug trafficking charges for couple

Interstate highways provide a convenient means of getting from one state to another within a reasonable time period. A man and a woman traveling through Ohio were recently stopped and are now facing drug trafficking charges. They each face a state prison sentence of up to eight years.

Nurse charged with theft of controlled substances from patients

Nurses are on the front lines of patient care and can make all the difference in the comfort levels of their charges. They also shoulder a tremendous amount of responsibility when it comes to dispensing medications, including controlled substances. The lives of many Ohio patients have been touched by the care they have received from these professionals.

Ohio law concerning traffic violations expected to pass

After more than 10 years of having to worry about red light cameras at many Ohio intersections, a new law may eliminate the worry for residents. Camera images alone may no longer result in vehicle owners being fined for traffic violations through the mail. Instead, police may have to actually witness the violation before issuing the ticket to the driver. 

Divorce rate is slowing but so is the rate of new marriages

Whenever the discussion turns to marriage, many people seem to repeat the phrase that more than half of all marriages don't survive. However, that trend has reportedly changed. It appears that the divorce rate dropped over the past several years. On the other hand, there may also be fewer brides walking down the aisle here in Ohio and elsewhere.

Man faces multiple criminal charges after dogfight raided in Ohio

In mid-November, state and federal agents carried out a raid at an Akron home in which they reportedly discovered one of the largest dogfighting operations in recent history. The Ohio homeowner is now facing multiple criminal charges on the federal level. He has been ordered into police custody until after a hearing for detention scheduled for early December.

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