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Scioto County Teacher Indicted for Sexual Abuse of a Minor

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced the indictment of a South Webster woman on charges of sexual battery.

12/6/2023

Law Students From Ohio State Place First in 2023 Public Service Mock Trial Competition

A team of law students from Ohio State University’s Moritz College of Law won the Ohio Attorney General’s 11th annual Public Service Mock Trial Competition, held recently in Columbus.

12/4/2023

Ohio Wins Injunction in Lawsuit Challenging Biden Administration’s HHS Rules on Title X Funding

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has scored a substantial victory in his legal challenge to U.S. Department of Health and Human Services rules that circumvented Congress’ judgment regarding how Title X family planning funds can be used.

12/1/2023

State Secures $110 Million Settlement with DuPont for Environmental Restoration Along Ohio River

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced a proposed $110 million settlement with DuPont over chemical contamination spanning seven decades from the company’s Washington Works facility in Parkersburg, W.Va., just across the border from Washington County, Ohio.

11/29/2023

Couple Pleads Guilty to Stealing $30,000+ from Winton Woods School Booster Club

A married couple accused of stealing more than $30,000 from a Winton Woods booster organization have both pleaded guilty in the case, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

11/28/2023

AG Yost Launches Training to Prepare Candidates, First-Time Officials for Public Service

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and nine partner agencies today announced The Mount Vernon Project: School of Public Service, a series of online trainings designed to give candidates for public office and newly elected officials at all levels of Ohio government an orientation to public service.

11/20/2023

Petition Summary Rejected Due to Omissions and Misstatements

 The Ohio Attorney General’s Office today rejected the petition summary of a proposed constitutional amendment, titled “Protecting Ohioans’ Constitutional Rights,” that seeks to add a Section 22 to Article I of the Ohio Constitution repealing constitutional immunities and defenses in cases alleging civil-rights violations by governmental units and public employees.

11/17/2023

AG Yost Issues Statement on Investigation Into Complaints Against STRS Director

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the appointment of special counsel to investigate allegations of misconduct by Bill Neville, director of the State Teachers Retirement System of Ohio (STRS).

11/17/2023

Indictment Filed in Hocking County Officer-Involved Critical Incident

A Hocking County man has been charged with 21 felonies, including attempted aggravated murder, for the nonfatal shooting of a sheriff’s deputy and a police K-9 during a standoff in July, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Hocking County Prosecutor Ryan Black announced today.

11/17/2023

AG Yost Announces $750,000 to Benefit Local Ohio Food Banks

Speaking this morning at the County Auditors’ Association of Ohio’s Winter Conference, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced that the bulk of a $1 million settlement with Dollar General will go to food banks or other hunger-relief organizations spanning every one of the state’s 88 counties.

11/16/2023
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