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Domestic Violence is Target of ‘Cut It Out’ Training for Salon Professionals

Salon professionals throughout Ohio are being trained to help prevent domestic violence and assist victims through the free “Cut It Out” training offered by the Crime Victim Section of the office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Board of Cosmetology.


DeWine Pledges Fast Start for BCI Security and Safety Services for Casino Control Commission

Today, the Ohio Casino Control Commission voted to have the Attorney General's Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) provide security and safety services to casinos in Cleveland and Toledo.


DeWine Joins Prevent Blindness Ohio, Ohio Optical Dispensers Board To Stop Dangerous Sales of Cosmetic Contact Lenses

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine along with Prevent Blindness Ohio and the Ohio Optical Dispensers Board are warning consumers about the dangers of over-the-counter sales of decorative contact lenses during this Halloween season. According to the Optical Dispensers Board, the number of consumer complaints filed regarding the illegal sale of cosmetic contact lenses and the number of resulting cease and desist orders issued to violating businesses have shown a steady increase after a period of decline, especially during the Halloween season.


Cincinnati Police Department and Mount Healthy Police Chief Earn Awards at 2011 Ohio Attorney General’s Law Enforcement Conference

The Central Vice Control Section of the Cincinnati Police Department received a Distinguished Law Enforcement Valor Award. Chief Albert P. Schaefer of the Mount Healthy Police Department received the Mark Losey Distinguished Law Enforcement Service Award.


Attorney General DeWine Warns of 'Google Team 2011' Phony Email Alert

Midway into Ohio Cyber Safety Week, a new email message that appears to be a scam is making the rounds – including at the Ohio Attorney General's Office, Attorney General Mike DeWine warned today.


Attorney General DeWine Outraged over Children's Deaths in Ohio

At a press conference in Cincinnati on Oct. 27, Attorney General Mike DeWine, outraged at the recent death of two-year old DeMarcus Jackson, warned that any time decisions are made about putting a child back in his home, the safety of that child must always be the number one priority.  An advocate for children his entire career, DeWine cautioned everyone to follow the law, which makes clear that in issues of family reunification, the safety of the child comes first.  It was a law DeWine wrote when he was in the U.S. Senate in 1997.


Attorney General DeWine Files U.S. Supreme Court Amicus Brief Defending the Use of Scientific Experts

Today, 41 States, the District of Columbia, and Guam joined Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine in filing an amicus brief asking the U.S. Supreme Court to confirm that scientific experts can testify at criminal trials about DNA data.


Attorney General DeWine Files Lawsuit Against Online Company as Ohio Cyber Safety Week Begins

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced a lawsuit against online seller Egyptian Cotton Warehouse for multiple violations of Ohio consumer law.


Attorney General DeWine Files Lawsuit Against Cleveland-Area Paving Company

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced that his office has filed a lawsuit against Cleveland-based Family Paving & Cement LLC for multiple violations of consumer law, including failure to deliver and shoddy work.


Attorney General DeWine Announces 'Grandparent Scam' Suspect Charged In Florida

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that a cooperative investigation by the Ohio Attorney General's Office and the Broward County Sheriff's Office in Broward County, Florida, has resulted in Noel A. Colqhoun of Lauderhill, Florida, being charged with Grand Theft, a felony of the third degree, as a result of his alleged involvement in a "grandparent scam" that victimized an elderly Cuyahoga County woman.

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