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Attorney General DeWine Awards Missing in America Project $6,000 Veterans Charity Grant

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today awarded a $6,000 veterans charity grant to the Missing in America Project. The grant was funded by proceeds recovered in the investigation of the U.S. Navy Veterans Association, a fraudulent charity scam which solicited donations intended to benefit veterans.


Attorney General DeWine Awards $3.5 Million in Drug Use Prevention Grants

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that 201 local law enforcement agencies across the state will receive $3.5 million in funding for drug use prevention programs through the Attorney General’s Drug Use Prevention Grant.   


Attorney General DeWine Authorizes Action to Challenge Constitutionality of Health Care Law

"Our Constitution provides for a federal government of significant, but defined and limited powers," DeWine said.  "By ignoring the constitutional limits on federal power, the healthcare law tramples on the rights of Ohio's citizens.  We need to defend the checks and balances that our Constitution creates through its divisions of power and protect the people of Ohio from this huge federal overreach."


Attorney General DeWine Asks Ohioans to Register for Blue Alerts

Similar to an AMBER Alert, which notifies the public of a kidnapped child, a Blue Alert will rapidly broadcast information to the public advising them of an at-large suspect who has killed, seriously injured, or kidnapped an Ohio peace officer. 


Attorney General DeWine Asks Ohioans to Join in Fight Against Human Trafficking

Attorney General Mike DeWine recognized Human Trafficking Awareness Day today by calling on Ohioans to report any information they might have about human trafficking to BCI by calling 1-855-BCI-OHIO (224-6446).


Attorney General DeWine Asks for Public's Help to Identify Suspect in Morgan County Burglary Case

Attorney General Mike DeWine is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a Morgan County burglary case. The Attorney General’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) is assisting the Morgan County Sheriff’s Office in the case, where the suspect has been caught on videotape.


Attorney General DeWine Asks for Help in Finding Suspected Killer Wanted for Murdering Mahoning County Victim This Morning

Attorney General Mike DeWine and Canfield Police Chief Charles Colucci are asking for help in finding suspected killer Robert P. McLaughlin, who is wanted for aggravated murder in the shooting death of 40 year-old Stacey L. Sutera in Canfield (Mahoning County) this morning.


Attorney General DeWine Applauds Signing of Cyber Fraud, Blue Alert Laws

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today applauded the signing of two key legislative initiatives. Governor Kasich signed SB 223 and SB 258 at Statehouse ceremony this morning.


Attorney General DeWine Applauds New DNA Law

Senate Bill 268 closes several gaps left open by Senate Bill 77, which went into effect last year.  Senate Bill 77 allowed for DNA collection only from those who had been arrested for a felony crime.  The new law now allows specimen collection from anyone who is indicted by a grand jury or summoned into court on felony charges.


Attorney General DeWine Appeals Stay of Lorraine Execution to U.S. Supreme Court

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today appealed the stay of the execution of convicted murderer Charles Lorraine to the United States Supreme Court.

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