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Wheelersburg Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Triple Shooting

A Wheelersburg man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Jackson County Prosecuting Attorney Justin Lovett announced today.


Attorney General Yost Issues Annual Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the 2020 Ohio Missing Children Clearinghouse Report, in recognition of National Missing Children’s Day, which occurs annually on May 25.


AG Yost Secures Victory for Ohioans in Settlement with Census Bureau Data Lawsuit

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has reached a settlement agreement in his lawsuit against the U.S. Census Bureau that binds the Bureau to release the population data relevant to Ohio’s upcoming redistricting process by August 16.


Central Ohio Drug Enforcement Task Force Seizes Meth, 2,718 Fentanyl Pills and Arrests Two

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Governor Mike DeWine and Licking County Sheriff Randy Thorp today announced a significant methamphetamine and fentanyl seizure and subsequent arrest of two suspects.


AG Yost: Biden Administration to Impose Baseless Teachings of History on Classrooms

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and 19 other attorneys general are demanding that the Biden administration abandon proposals within the U.S. Department of Education to insert flawed curriculum into classrooms that rewrites American history.


Statement from AG Yost on the Appeals Court Decision of Census Bureau Lawsuit

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement on the Sixth District Court of Appeals reversing a ruling on the Census Bureau lawsuit:


AG Yost Warns HHS that It Cannot Federally Fund Abortion

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is leading a group of 20 other attorneys general in demanding the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services not break the law as it considers a rule change that would allow for federal funding of abortions. 


AG Yost Seeks Ohio High School Students to Serve on Teen Ambassador Board

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today that his office is now accepting applications for the Teen Ambassador Board.


Williams County Track Coach; Lorain County Man Convicted in Sexual Assault Cases

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost’s Special Prosecutions team secured guilty pleas in two separate sexual assault cases today. Both involved teenage victims.


Age-Progression Image Released in Megan Lancaster Case

The Ohio Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Portsmouth Police Department today released an age-progression image of Megan Lancaster, a missing southern Ohio woman, and are seeking the public’s assistance with the case.

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