Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien O'Brien To Face Re-Election Opponent For First Time In 16 Years By Jim Letizia • Dec 17, 2015 wcbe files Republican Franklin County Prosecutor Ron O'Brien will have a Democratic challenger for the first time in 16 years. Panel: State Lawmaker 'Probably' Violated Ethics Laws By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Oct 2, 2014 dalemallory.com 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. O'Brien Examining GOP Ohio Senate Staffer Comp Time Case By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Sep 19, 2014 WCBE files 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. Over Three Dozen Cases Possibly Affected By CDP Crime Lab Error By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Aug 8, 2014 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. Former Lawmaker Among Those Being Investigated For Ethics Violations By Jim Letizia & Associated Press • Jun 17, 2014 cincinnati.com 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. John Doe Charge In 1994 Case By Mike Foley, Alison Holm & Associated Press • Dec 18, 2013 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. Proposed Law To Double Penalties On Repeat Violent Offenders By Ohio Public Radio & Karen Kasler • Apr 29, 2013 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.