Disturbing headlines have appeared in newspapers throughout the country after a man allegedly raped a woman at a Cincinnati nursing home on Sunday. A 57-year-old man has been accused of raping a fellow patient who he had a prior relationship with.
On Aug. 28, a Rome, Ohio, man received a seven-year prison sentence for his role in a drunk driving collision that killed a Toledo, Ohio, woman earlier this year. According to prosecutors, the defendant was intoxicated and speeding last Feb. 14 when his SUV struck the rear of the victim's car as she waited for a stop light.
Police have a duty to protect and serve -- it goes without saying that this means their actions should never endanger the public. However, this is often an issue when it comes to high-speed chases. Police officers often initiate high-speed chases in an attempt to apprehend suspects; however, these chases sometimes end in tragedy. Suspects often drive recklessly, striking other vehicles, damaging property and injuring innocent parties.