hBrowns' new boss
kFROM DYNASTY to disaster. Romeo Crennel is going from one NFL extreme to the other. Shortly after helping New England win its third Super Bowl in four years, the defensive coordinator accepted an offer to coach the Cleveland Browns.
State of the State
kON THE eve of Gov. Bob Taft's seventh State of the State address, manufacturing companies are coming out with a radio campaign urging state lawmakers to fix problems with tax laws that companies say penalizes manufacturers.
State justice's plea
kAN OHIO Supreme Court justice pleaded guilty Monday to drunken driving, with her lawyer saying she is an alcoholic who suffered a relapse.
kFORMER lawyer Richard Goldberg pleaded guilty to 29 counts of forgery, theft and racketeering charges in common pleas court after agreeing to pay $600,000 as restitution.