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Attorney General DeWine Awards Additional $3.8 Million in Demolition Grants

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today awarded more than $3.8 million in additional demolition grants to 87 Ohio counties. The additional grants were a reallocation of unrequested funds from the "Ohio Attorney General’s Moving Ohio Forward Program."


Attorney General DeWine Releases February Sexual Assault Kit Testing Update

 In an effort to keep the public up-to-date on the progress of the Sexual Assault Kit (SAK) Testing Initiative, Attorney General DeWine released the following status update today: 
As of February 1, 2014:
Forensic scientists with the Attorney General's Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) have received 5,523 previously untested rape kits from 121 law enforcement agencies in Ohio.
BCI has completed DNA testing on 2,737of those rape kits. 
The DNA testing has led to 886 hits in the Combined DNA Index System (CODIS).


Three Individuals Sentenced to Prison in Statewide Office Creeper Case

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Warren County Prosecutor David P. Fornshell today announced that three individuals have been sentenced to prison for their roles in a statewide crime ring that involved sneaking into dozens of corporations throughout Ohio and stealing employees’ credit cards.

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