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Ohio Woman Found Guilty of 2009 Antifreeze Murder, Sentenced to 15 Years to Life

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ashtabula County Sheriff William Johnson announced today the conviction of an Ohio woman for the poisoning death of her husband in 2009. 


Attorney General DeWine Rejects Petition for Ohio Medical Cannabis Amendment

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today rejected the petition for a proposed amendment to the Ohio Constitution which would attempt to legalize marijuana for medical use in the state.


Family Members Indicted for Financial Exploitation of Late Golf Legend Charles Sifford

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Timothy McGinty announced today the indictments of two individuals accused of improperly spending more than a million dollars belonging to legendary late professional golfer Charles Sifford Sr.


Attorney General DeWine Seeks Reimbursement from Used Car Dealership Accused of Failing to Deliver Titles

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against a Middletown used car dealership accused of failing to deliver titles to vehicles it sold to consumers.


Ohio Man Sentenced to Prison for Theft from Elderly Victims, Church in Computer Scam

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that a Marietta man has been sentenced to two and a half years in prison for running an electronics sales scam that defrauded 22 victims, including elderly individuals and a church.


Attorney General DeWine, 44 AGs Urge Phone Carriers to Block Unwanted Calls for Consumers

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today joined 44 other attorneys general in calling on five major phone companies to offer call-blocking technology to their customers.


Thirty-Seven Indicted in Connection with Mahoning County Drug Trafficking Organization

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, members of the Mahoning Valley Law Enforcement Task Force, and Mahoning County Prosecutor Paul Gains today announced that a 261-count indictment has been filed against 37 individuals accused in connection with a drug trafficking organization operating in Mahoning County.


Company, Owner Sentenced in Asbestos Dumping Case

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler announced that a Toledo man was sentenced today for charges related to asbestos removal and disposal during demolition of the former Champion Spark Plug facility on Upton Avenue in Toledo.


Attorney General DeWine to Appeal U.S. District Court Ruling Ordering New Trial in Death Penalty Case

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that he has filed a notice of appeal and request for a stay in regards to last week's federal court ruling granting a new trial to a man sentenced to death for the murder of a Cleveland police officer in 2000.


Attorney General DeWine Announces Arrest of Boardman Man on Felony Importuning Charge

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today the arrest of a Boardman man on a felony charge of importuning after he allegedly solicited an undercover agent online. 

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