The 6th U.S. Circuit Court of appeals in Cincinnati has reinstated Ohio's lawsuit against lender Freddie Mac accusing it of defrauding a pension fund by systematically investing in sub-prime home loans.
The U.S. National Whitewater Center say algae in its artificial whitewater course weakened the effectiveness of its filters to disinfect waterborne illnesses, such as the brain-eating amoeba that killed a central Ohio teen.
The 2nd Ohio District Court of Appeals has ruled the prison sentence for the Champaign County woman who faked brain cancer and accepted thousands of dollars in donations to help with expenses was warranted.
A staff attorney for the late former Ohio Democratic Congressman Jim Traficant has been sentenced to three years in prison and 830 thousand dollars restitution after pleading guilty to bank fraud charges in connection with a mortgage investment scam.