Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien

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7:18 am
Thu October 2, 2014

Panel: State Lawmaker 'Probably' Violated Ethics Laws

Dale Mallory
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The Joint Legislative Ethics Committee says Democratic State Representative Dale Mallory probably violated state ethics laws by taking and failing to report Cincinnati Bengals tickets from payday lending industry lobbyists in 2009 and 2013. 

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6:32 am
Fri September 19, 2014

O'Brien Examining GOP Ohio Senate Staffer Comp Time Case

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien
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Authorities are investigating a directive by Republican Ohio Senate president Keith Faber allowing two top aides to create dozens of records requesting leave or comp time for political consulting.

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9:56 am
Fri August 8, 2014

Over Three Dozen Cases Possibly Affected By CDP Crime Lab Error

Columbus Police Chief Kim Jacobs at March press conference, detailing crime lab mistake

Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says at least 38 closed cases could be affected by a DNA-related mistake at the Columbus Police crime lab.

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8:57 am
Tue June 17, 2014

Former Lawmaker Among Those Being Investigated For Ethics Violations

Dale Mallory
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Republican Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien says former Democratic State Representative Dale Mallory is one of the subjects of an investigation into possible ethics violations.

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10:24 am
Wed December 18, 2013

John Doe Charge In 1994 Case

A Franklin County grand jury has indicted an unknown suspect in an unsolved rape case, marking the first such indictment in the county's history.

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8:22 pm
Mon April 29, 2013

Proposed Law To Double Penalties On Repeat Violent Offenders

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, State Sen. Jim Hughes (R-Columbus) and Franklin County Prosector Ron O'Brien
Credit Karen Kasler / OPR

Most violent crimes in Ohio are committed by people who have at least two felony convictions. And a bill is coming this week that seeks to lock up those criminals to cut down on gun-related crimes.

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