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Highland County Man Sentenced to 19 to Life for Raping Child, Sexually Abusing Another

A Highland County man was sentenced to 19 years to life in prison for the sexual abuse of two children, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


AG Yost Addresses Importance of Elder Abuse Awareness and Work at Conference

Ohio Attorney Dave Yost this morning kicked off the annual conference presented by his Elder Abuse Commission with a message of gratitude to the advocates and professionals who work to protect “our great-grandparents, our grandparents and our parents.”


Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost Announces Jail Time for Environmental Violators

 The Environmental Enforcement Section of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s office recently logged a pair of court victories, securing jail time for two environmental polluters in separate cases - one in southeast Ohio and the other in northeast Ohio.



AG Yost Invites Ohio High School Students to Join Teen Ambassador Board

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is accepting applications from high school juniors and seniors for the prestigious Teen Ambassador Board, an immersive experience that offers firsthand knowledge of Ohio law and government.


AG Yost Warns Consumers of Ticket Scams

With Taylor Swift coming to Cincinnati at the end of June, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is reminding Swifties that scammers are looking to take advantage of fans.


World Elder Abuse Awareness Day an Opportunity for AG Yost to Spread Word about Upcoming Ohio Event

With advocates across the globe marking World Elder Abuse Awareness Day today, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is reminding Ohioans who work with older adults about an educational event that his Elder Abuse Commission will host later this month.


AG Yost Secures $679.6 Million for Opioid Recovery From Settlement With 2 Drug Makers, 2 Pharmacies

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 21 other attorneys general have secured final approval of a combined $17.3 billion settlement that will hold drug makers Teva and Allergan and pharmacies CVS and Walgreens accountable for their role in the opioid-addiction crisis and help pay for ongoing recovery efforts.


DNA Technology Links Suspect to Second Child Homicide in Boardman Township During 1970s

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today joined Boardman Township Chief of Police Todd Werth and Mahoning County Prosecuting Attorney Gina DeGenova to announce the identification of a suspect in a 1975 cold case homicide.


AG Yost Recovers Donations from Phony Charity Claiming to Benefit East Palestine

Under a settlement reached with the Ohio Clean Water Fund, the sham charity must turn over more than $131,000 in pocketed donations so the money truly does benefit East Palestine residents, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Petition Summary Rejected Over Vague, Confusing, Contradictory Language

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the petition summary of a proposed constitutional amendment, titled “Protecting Ohioans’ Constitutional Rights,” which seeks to add a Section 22 to Article I of the Ohio Constitution.

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