Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

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12:48 pm
Mon September 9, 2013

New Containers To Speed Up Meth Lab Cleanup

The state attorney general says new hazardous material containers at five sites around Ohio will help authorities more quickly clean up methamphetamine labs.

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7:29 am
Tue August 27, 2013

Facial Recognition Software Generates Controversy

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says law enforcement officers have used facial recognition technology nearly 27 hundred times since June.

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5:58 pm
Mon August 26, 2013

State Office Working Through Backlog of Rape Kits

There are thousands of rape kits that have never been tested in Ohio, and the state attorney general says his agency is working through that stack.

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8:46 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

AG Says Too Few Schools Have Adequate Safety Plans On File

As students throughout Ohio head back to school, Ohio’s Attorney General is reminding school officials to make sure they have a comprehensive school safety plan on file.

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12:57 pm
Mon August 19, 2013

Warning About Back To School Scams

It’s back to school time. Ohio’s Attorney General says that means it’s the time that scammers try to take advantage of families who are making preparations for the new school year.

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9:46 am
Mon August 12, 2013

Medical Device Phone Scam Targeting Ohioans

The state attorney general says more than 200 Ohioans have received unsolicited phone calls with offers of medical alert devices.

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7:36 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

Ohio Could See Record Number Of Concealed Carry Permits Issued In 2013

Ohio could see a record-breaking number of new licenses for carrying a concealed weapon this year.

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12:51 pm
Mon July 29, 2013

State Alerts Residents About Utility Scam

The state's attorney general urges Ohioans to watch out for scams involving utilities after two people reported losing about $800 each after unsolicited phone calls.

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7:40 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Ohio Crime Lab Processing Evidence In Castro Case

Ohio crime lab employees are working overtime to test evidence in the Ariel Castro case. 

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6:15 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

State Launches Registry for Convicted Arsonists

People convicted of arson-related offenses in Ohio will have to register annually with local authorities under a new law in effect beginning this week.

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7:21 am
Tue June 25, 2013

Grants Funding Regional Sexual Assault Coordinators

The Ohio Attorney General's office has begun funding new regional sexual assault coordinators to oversee direct and comprehensive services for victims.

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7:07 pm
Tue June 11, 2013

Internet Cafe Owners Want Ohio Voters To Decide Their Future

Operators of internet cafes are fighting  a new state law banning their operations.

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4:43 pm
Tue May 14, 2013

State School Board Urged To Not Support Arming Teachers

Top Ohio law enforcers are urging members of the state school board not to support arming untrained teachers with guns in response to recent school shootings, including one last year in northeast Ohio.

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6:46 am
Fri May 3, 2013

DeWine Rejects School Prayer Amendment

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected a petition seeking to ask Ohio voters to approve school prayer.

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12:23 pm
Thu May 2, 2013

CCW Licenses Increase

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says the number of licenses issued for carrying concealed weapons in the first three months of the year increased sharply compared with the same period a year ago.

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7:10 pm
Tue April 30, 2013

Statehouse Debate Continues Over Fate Of Internet Cafes

Ohio voters will decide the fate of the 794 storefronts, accused of selling illegal gambling…..that is, if a Youngstown state senator gets his way.

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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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8:00 pm
Wed April 17, 2013

Ohio Attorney General Continues Attack on Internet Cafes

Ohio’s top cop Wednesday stepped up his drive to shut down many of the state’s internet cafes and sweepstakes stores on the grounds that they offer illegal gambling. 

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8:18 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Pepper To Challenge DeWine

Former Democratic Hamilton County Commissioner David Pepper has filed the paperwork to  challenge Republican Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine in 2014.

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5:55 pm
Wed March 27, 2013

Two Teens Charged With Threatening Rape Victim

Two Ohio teens accused of making online threats against a rape victim have denied the charges and been released on house arrest.

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