Wednesday, April 23 2014 3:24 PM EDT2014-04-23 19:24:25 GMT
The search is on for the woman who allegedly stole items from a little boy's gravesite in Richland County. According to Ontario Police, several people have contacted them concerning gravesite thefts atMore >>
The search is on for the woman who allegedly stole items from a little boy's gravesite in Richland County.More >>
Sunday, April 20 2014 5:02 PM EDT2014-04-20 21:02:28 GMT
Video from a fishing trip that ended in tragedy earlier this week was posted to an outdoors website sometime before the boat capsized. It's believed Andrew Rose sent the video to the website, ‘Black SwampMore >>
It's believed Andrew Rose sent the video to the website, ‘Black Swamp Ohio Outdoors'.More >>
A group of angry parents want the superintendent of Tiffin City Schools removed from her position and have started circulating a petition.More >>
A group of angry parents want the superintendent of Tiffin City Schools removed from her position and have started circulating a petition. More >>
TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
A Grand Jury determines whether or not there is sufficient evidence for an accused person stand trial. Unlike the jury during a trial, a Grand Jury is not asked to determine whether a person is guilty or innocent. Grand Jury proceedings are secret, because an accused person is often not charged until the Grand Jury agrees to indict him or her.
In Ohio, a Grand Jury consists of 15 registered voters. The Grand Jury usually only hears the prosecution's side of the case. Jurors receive information from prosecutors, and may also hear testimony from witnesses or experts.
A Grand Jury hears many cases throughout its period of service, usually two weeks in Lucas County.
A person may or may not be arrested prior to a Grand Jury hearing. In some cases, police charge the accused person with a crime, then forward the case to the grand jury. In other cases, an indictment is handed down by the Grand Jury, then an arrest warrant is issued for the accused person.