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Yost Gives ProMedica Seven Days to Make Payment It Owes University of Toledo’s Medical School

With the future of the University of Toledo’s medical school at stake, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has warned ProMedica Health System that it has a week to make at least one of the two payments it owes the school under an academic affiliation agreement or face a lawsuit from the state.

9/21/2022

Attorney General Yost Sues Medina Propane Supplier With a History of Unfair and Deceptive Practices

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has sued a Medina propane supplier for failing to deliver its products, not refunding consumers’ money and violating two previous consent judgments. 

9/15/2022

Files Released for Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting

The Ohio Attorney General’s Office has released the Bureau of Criminal Investigation’s (BCI) investigative file regarding a January 1st fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred in Canton. 

9/7/2022

AG Files Contempt to Prevent Wrongly Stored Food Waste From Polluting Water in Morrow County

Attorney General Dave Yost today filed for a contempt motion against Renergy Inc. and others for illegally accepting and storing excessive amounts of food waste and other organic waste at its Morrow County treatment facility in violation of a preliminary injunction the company agreed to in June.

9/6/2022

Yost, 32 Other Attorney Generals Reach $438 Million Settlement with JUUL

Attorney General Dave Yost and 32 other attorneys general today announced a proposed $438.5 million settlement with JUUL Labs stemming from a two-year multistate investigation into the e-cigarette manufacturer’s misguided marketing and sales practices.

9/6/2022

Two Guilty Verdicts Reached in Rapes Cases in Neighboring Counties

Two rape cases prosecuted by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Special Prosecutions Section have resulted in guilty verdicts this week.
 

8/26/2022

Phony Funeral Home Director Sentenced to Nearly 12 Years in Prison

Shawnte Hardin, a minister who was found guilty of running an illicit funeral home business across Ohio, was sentenced to 11 years, 10 months in prison today.

8/26/2022

Forensic Reconstruction of Mahoning County John Doe Released to Public

The Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation, the Mahoning County Coroner’s Office and the Youngstown Police Department have released a forensic facial reconstruction of an unidentified man whose remains were found 35 years ago.

8/25/2022

BCI Update on Knox County Officer-Involved Shooting

(MOUNT VERNON, Ohio) — On Saturday, Aug. 20, the Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) was requested by Knox County Sheriff David Shaffer to investigate a fatal officer-involved shooting that occurred near 15266 Gilchrist Road in Mount Vernon, Ohio.

8/22/2022

Statewide Sweep Combats Demand for Human Trafficking: Dozens Arrested While Trying to Buy Sex During ‘Operation Time’s Up’

A weekend human-trafficking operation involving 98 law enforcement agencies across the state ended in the arrests of 35 “johns” seeking to buy sex and 21 others seeking to buy sex from minors, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.

8/22/2022
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