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Law & Order: Hundreds of thousands spent in court costs


The court system delivers justice but it does not deliver a windfall payday.

"The fines and fees, by the way, all go to the state," Stark County State's Attorney Tom Henning said. "The counties in which these actions are held, there isn't any direct pay back."

It's hard to predict how much the prosecution of a DUI or domestic violence case will cost because of different paths legal action can take, he said.

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Katherine Grandstrand
I graduated from Bemidji State University in 2007 with a bachelor's degree in mass communcations, from Columbia College Chicago in 2009 with a master's degree in journalism.  
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