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AG Yost Announces New Training to Help Health-care Professionals Combat Labor Trafficking

Rounding out National Human Trafficking Prevention Month, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced new training for health-care professionals that focuses on identifying and responding to potential victims of labor trafficking.


AG Yost, Other Elected Officials Propose Legislation to Address Issues in Ohio’s Capital-Punishment System

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, together with state Reps. Brian Stewart and Phil Plummer and Executive Director Lou Tobin of the Ohio Prosecuting Attorneys Association, today announced the introduction of legislation to permit the use of nitrogen hypoxia as a method for carrying out the death penalty.


Fresh Tips Sought on 10th Anniversary of Murder at Cleveland Bus Stop

Cold-case investigators hope the new year will yield new tips from the public to help solve the decade-old murder of a Cleveland man who was shot on his way to work.


DOJ and Others Join Yost’s Antitrust Lawsuit Against NCAA Over Transfer Rule

In a show of support for competition in the labor market, the U.S. Department of Justice today joined the multistate lawsuit led by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost that challenges the NCAA’s transfer eligibility rule as an illegal restraint on college athletes’ ability to sell their image and likeness and control their education.


Clinton County Homebuilder Given 2-Year Sentence for Stealing $50,500 From Elderly Couple

A Clinton County homebuilder with “a troubling criminal history replete with crimes of dishonesty” will spend two years in prison for accepting a $50,500 down payment from an elderly couple but never starting work on their house or refunding the money.


Change in Concealed Carry Law Did Not Drive Violent Crime in Ohio Cities, Study Shows

Six of Ohio’s eight largest cities saw less gun crime after the state’s “constitutional carry” law took effect, according to a study published today by the Center for Justice Research, a partnership between the office of Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Bowling Green State University.


BCI Data Shows Frequency of Use-of-Force Investigations Held Steady in 2023

The Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) saw a similar volume of requests for investigations of officer-involved critical incidents (OICI) in 2023 compared to last year, according to data released today by Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost.


AG Yost Teams With Lawmakers to Protect Children From AI-Enabled Abuse

Legislation proposed by Attorney General Dave Yost and introduced this week in the Ohio Senate seeks to protect children from ill-intentioned users of artificial intelligence.


AG Yost Announces More Than $6 Million in Grant Funds to Enhance Safety at Ohio Schools

Ohio schools can now apply for a share of $6.7 million in safety grants that will be awarded for the 2024 academic year, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


601 Pounds of Unused Medications Safely Discarded as Part of AG Yost’s 6th Drug Dropoff Day

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Drug Dropoff Day, held this past Saturday at the Allen County Fairgrounds, marked a resounding success, resulting in the collection and proper disposal of 601 pounds of unused or expired prescription medications and 36 gallons of sharp containers.

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