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AG Yost Sues Three Companies Over Dangerous Design Flaws at Zane State College

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is suing three companies for shoddy design and workmanship on a Zane State College building that has created a danger to students and staff and already necessitated the closure of one entrance because of the risk from falling debris.

10/19/2022

Attorney General Yost Awards Anti-Bullying Grant; Helps Nonprofit, Others Kick Off ‘Kindland’ Initiatives

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost visited northeastern Ohio today to award $7,000 to a Cleveland-area nonprofit for anti-bullying education, the first grant provided from the sale of Ohio’s specialty license plate aimed at preventing bullying.

10/18/2022

Human Trafficking Task Force Files Felony Charges

Four Columbus residents have been charged in connection with a trafficking operation following a years-long investigation by an Ohio Organized Crime Investigations Commission task force, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

10/13/2022

State of Ohio Files Notice of Appeal

After consulting with the Governor's Office, the State of Ohio this afternoon filed its notice of appeal of the Hamilton County Common Pleas Court's preliminary injunction of the Heartbeat bill.

10/12/2022

AG Yost Sues Construction Company for Swindling Consumers Out of $174,000

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has sued a central Ohio pole barn and garage builder and its owner accused of accepting more than $174,000 in payments from consumers but failing to complete the work or, in some cases, didn’t even start it.

10/11/2022

Attorney General Yost Honors the Best in Ohio Law Enforcement at 2022 Conference

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today recognized the significant contributions of several peace officers, a former commander, a criminal intelligence analyst and one civilian as part of his annual Law Enforcement Conference.  

10/6/2022

AG Yost Fights for More of First Energy Settlement Money to go to Ohio Ratepayers, Not Attorneys

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is pushing back on plaintiff counsel’s notion that they should pocket 33% of a First Energy ratepayer class-action settlement.

10/5/2022

AG Yost’s Statement on Supreme Court’s Decision to Review FLRA’s Authority Over Ohio National Guard

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement today on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to review Ohio Adjutant General v. Federal Labor Relations Authority. The case asks whether the Federal Labor Relations Authority, often called the “FLRA,” has the power to regulate the Ohio National Guard and its Adjutant General.

10/3/2022

Cincinnati Polluter Ordered to Pay $550,000 for Illegal Waste Dumping

A Cincinnati business owner who used his four companies to illegally discard waste at three sites – and whose dumping may have polluted the Little Miami River – has been ordered to pay a civil penalty of $550,000 and clean up his mess, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.
One-fourth of the penalty – $137,500 – will be awarded to the Little Miami Conservancy.

9/30/2022

Knox County Couple Indicted in Elder Abuse, Theft of More Than $450,000

A Knox County grand jury has indicted a former law enforcement officer and his wife on seven felony charges stemming from the theft of over $450,000 from an elderly woman with Alzheimer’s disease, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

9/28/2022
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