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Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine says nearly 12 thousand rape kits have been tested under an initiative launched in 2011.

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Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has certified a proposed constitutional amendment to impose term limits on Ohio Supreme Court justices and to remove special legal protections for state lawmakers and their staffs.

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Democrats say Republican appeals court judge Pat DeWine faces a monumental conflict of interest if elected to the Ohio Supreme Court next month because his father is Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine.  

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A new state advisory group on drones will create a policy that law enforcement agencies may use as a model when setting up their own policies.

Ohio Public Radio

Columbus fire officials say 21 people were treated between 8 a.m. Wednesday and 8 a.m. Thursday for opioid overdoses.

A ballot effort seeking to criminalize abortion in Ohio has failed to clear an initial hurdle.

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says whoever killed eight members from the same Pike County family were familiar with the victims, their homes and the surrounding area.

Ohio Public Radio

Republican Ohio Attorney General and former U.S. Senator Mike DeWine has confirmed what political prognosticators have reported for months: he's running for governor.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says authorities have no new information to indicate whether there's an ongoing threat to relatives of eight family members murdered in Piketon last month.

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Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says marijuana-growing operations have been found at three of the four locations where eight family members in Pike County were found fatally shot Friday.

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Pike County Sheriff's deputies are searching for at least one armed suspect in the murders of eight family members whose bodies were found Friday in four different locations.

A group seeking to legalize medical marijuana in Ohio through a proposed constitutional amendment has cleared an initial hurdle. 

Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected the summary for a statewide ballot issue seeking to legalize medical marijuana and industrial hemp.

Ohio AG Issues 4th Rejection to Medical Marijuana Group

Mar 18, 2016

Attorney General Mike DeWine has, for a fourth time, rejected one group's effort to get a medical marijuana question on Ohio's ballot. 

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced a year-long extension of a deal with a drug overdose antidote manufacturer to provide rebates for public agencies purchasing the drug.

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State investigators found no evidence of lobbying law violations by a Wright State University consultant whose firm was paid nearly 1 million dollars in 2014 to secure state and federal funding to pay for a presidential debate later this year.

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A judge has declared the evidence-gathering phase closed in the Libertarian Party of Ohio's protracted lawsuit over disqualification of two of its statewide candidates in 2014. 

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Records show Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is in close contact with Ohio Right to Life, and group president Mike Gonidakis sent a text message to his communications chief when investigative findings were released against Planned Parenthood complimenting the press coverage.

Ohio Public Radio

The Ohio Attorney General's Office says law enforcement agencies conducted more than 100 investigations into human trafficking last year leading to more than 100 arrests and 33 convictions.

Toledo Blade

A legal challenge has been launched against part of a recently adopted ordinance in Toledo abolishing jail terms and fines for possessing small amounts of marijuana.

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