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Authorities Seek Help Identifying Cuyahoga John Doe

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas Gilson are seeking assistance to identify a man whose body was found Nov. 14 on the CSX train tracks just west of the Tiedeman Road overpass in Brooklyn, Ohio.


Parental Notification by Social Media Operators Act Takes Effect in January

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost is making the public aware of a new state law giving parents oversight of their children’s use of social media websites as well as online services and products aimed at children.


Polluter’s Estate Agrees to Pay $300,000 for Cleanup of River in Northeast Ohio

The estate of a Lake County man whose illegal handling of dredged material polluted the East Branch Chagrin River has agreed to pay $300,000 for restoration of the waterway under a proposed settlement brokered by Attorney General Dave Yost.


NIBIN Database, Coupled with DNA Technology, Paying Early Dividends for Ohio Law Enforcement

Six months after the expansion of digital ballistic testing, Ohio law enforcement agencies are receiving investigative results that are making a difference in solving gun crimes, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


Massage Parlor Suspected of Illicit Activity Searched by Law Enforcement

The Northeast Ohio Human Trafficking Task Force and the Ashtabula County Sheriff’s Office recently raided a massage parlor suspected of illicit activity, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today.


AG Yost Announces BCI Leadership Transition

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that Bruce Pijanowski will become the next leader of the Bureau of Criminal Investigation following the retirement of current Superintendent Joe Morbitzer.  


Attorney General Yost's Statement on Fallen Preble County Deputy

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement regarding the death of Preble County Sheriff’s Deputy Joshua Hamilton who died in the line of duty today.


NCAA, Yost Jointly Request an Extended Hold on Enforcement of Transfer Rule

Seeking to clarify uncertainty for Division I college players, coaches and schools, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office and the NCAA are jointly asking a federal judge to extend his order prohibiting the NCAA from enforcing its Transfer Eligibility Rule until at least the end of this academic year.


NCAA’s Transfer Rule on Hold as Judge Rules in Favor of Yost, Others in Antitrust Case

Division I college athletes who had been sidelined by the NCAA’s Transfer Eligibility Rule are free to compete immediately after a federal judge today granted a 14-day restraining order to Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and his counterparts in six other states as part of their antitrust lawsuit challenging the rule.


AG Yost Secures Settlement with Republic Steel Over Alleged Air-Pollution Violations at Canton Site

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced a proposed agreement with Republic Steel to settle allegations of air-pollution violations at the company’s Canton mill, which is being permanently shut down under the watchful eye of Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.

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