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AG Yost Initiates Suspension Proceedings for Indicted Cleveland City Councilman

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today filed a request to commence suspension proceedings against Kenneth Johnson, a Cleveland City Council member facing corruption charges.


Yost Sues Biden Administration for Failure to Deliver Census Data by Deadline

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the filing of a federal lawsuit to compel the U.S. Census Bureau to release population data relevant to Ohio’s upcoming congressional redistricting process.


AG Yost Calls on President Biden to Protect Ohioans, Not Illegal Alien Sex Offenders

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is demanding that President Joe Biden and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reinstate Operation Talon, a nationwide operation to remove convicted sex offenders who are in the country illegally.


Attorney General Dave Yost's Statement on Fallen ODNR Officer Jason Lagore

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the death of Ohio Department of Natural Resources Officer Jason Lagore:


Mahoning Valley Woman Found in River Identified

Experts working for the Ohio Attorney General’s Office have identified a woman whose body was found in the Mahoning River this past summer, and authorities are asking for the public’s help in determining what happened to her.


Judge upholds AG Yost’s Motion to Ban Mass Polluters from Operating Waste Hauling Business

A Clermont County couple has been banned from operating in the waste industry after a judge found them liable on Ohio Attorney General Yost’s eight-count complaint to stop him from dumping acres of waste on his property and endangering the public.


Cuyahoga County Grand Jury Issues No-Bill in Desmond Franklin Case

A Cuyahoga County grand jury has voted to not return an indictment in the homicide of Desmond Franklin.


4 Men Connected to Cuyahoga Theft Ring Face 50 Felony Charges

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael O’Malley today announced the second indictment related to a theft ring in Cleveland.


AG Yost Sues Contractor who Scammed Homeowners Impacted by Dayton Tornadoes

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has filed a lawsuit against a Dayton contractor accused of exploiting homeowners who suffered property damage from the Dayton-area tornadoes in 2019.


AG Yost Reaches $24.7 Million Settlement with Consultant that Fueled Opioid Epidemic

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has agreed to a settlement with McKinsey & Co. that will pour more than $24 million into communities to help combat the devastating effects of an opioid epidemic that has ripped apart communities and families throughout the state.

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