Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine

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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
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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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7:26 am
Tue March 5, 2013

AG Warns Of Phone Scam

During this National Consumer Protection Week, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning about a phone scam that exploits his office's work as a collection agency for state departments.

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7:02 am
Tue March 5, 2013

More Charges In Steubenville H.S. Rape Case Possible

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine says he'll announce after the upcoming rape trial of two Steubenville high school football players whether charges will be brought against others.

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9:32 am
Fri February 22, 2013

New Legislation Aims To Protect Older Ohioans

State lawmakers and Attorney General Mike DeWine are promoting legislation to stop the financial exploitation of older Ohioans.

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7:13 pm
Wed February 13, 2013

Internet Cafe Regulations Under Discussion At Statehouse

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Ohio legislators are once again debating a proposal aimed at putting thousands of internet cafes and sweepstakes storefronts out of business. At a legislative committee hearing on the bill Wednesday, Ohio’s top cop blasted the businesses as illegal gambling houses. But, as statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports, the industry and its supporters pushed back.

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7:38 am
Thu February 7, 2013

Union Wants Cleveland Police Chief To Resign

The Cleveland police union wants police chief Michael McGrath to resign in the wake of a critical state report blaming a lack of leadership for a fatal chase.

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7:22 am
Thu January 17, 2013

School Safety Training Begins Today

The state Attorney General and Education Department are launching the first of five regional sessions to train educators to respond to school shootings.

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8:54 am
Tue December 11, 2012

AG Creates Foster Care Advisory Board

12-thousand Ohio children live in foster homes, 40 percent below the number of a decade ago.

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