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Ex-School Resource Officer Indicted for Sexual Battery

A former school resource officer accused of having an inappropriate sexual relationship with a student has been indicted by a Preble County grand jury, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Report: Ohio’s Capital-Punishment System Remains Unworkable

With the release today of the “2023 Capital Crimes Report,” Attorney General Dave Yost reiterated his call for Ohio’s elected leaders to address the state’s costly and ineffective capital-punishment system.


Contempt Charges Filed Against Robocaller Operating While Under Ban

One of the co-owners of a shuttered robocall business is facing contempt charges for defying a court order prohibiting him from placing or facilitating robocalls, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and seven other state attorneys general announced today.


Former Quartermaster Indicted in Theft From Central Ohio VFW Post

A North Carolina man has been indicted by a grand jury on four felony counts related to the theft of more than $35,000 from a Columbus Veterans of Foreign Wars post, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Union County Prosecutor Dave Phillips announced today.


AG Yost Pursues Legal Action Against Austin Master for Environmental Violations

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is seeking to force Austin Master Services, an oil and gas waste services company, to immediately stop storing illegal excess quantities of brine and drilling waste at its facility in Martins Ferry.


Ex-Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder Indicted on 10 State Felony Counts

Former Ohio House Speaker Larry Householder has been indicted on multiple state felony charges alleging misuse of campaign money and ethics violations – including one count that would permanently ban him from holding public office again in Ohio, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Yost Secures $1.5 Million Settlement in Illegal Recycling Case

Baumann’s Recycling Center has agreed to pay $1.5 million to settle an environmental lawsuit centered on an illegal landfill operated by the company for nearly a decade, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Ohio Leads Brief Supporting Federalism in Texas Border Case

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is leading a coalition of 22 attorneys general in urging a U.S. Appeals Court to uphold Texas’ right to enforce a state immigration law amid a challenge by the federal government.


AG Yost Urges U.S. Supreme Court to Adopt Legal Test for Presidential Immunity

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and two other state attorneys general are urging the U.S. Supreme Court to establish a legal test for determining the limits of a “very broad” presidential immunity.


Two Additional Men Sentenced to Prison For Shooting Death of Lorain Teenager

Two Lorain County men were sentenced to prison today for their roles in the 2019 fatal shooting of 17-year-old Jessica Baker, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced.

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