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Ohio Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony Canceled Due to Coronavirus Pandemic

The 2020 Ohio Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony, previously scheduled for May 7, has been canceled in response to recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for controlling the spread of the coronavirus.

3/20/2020

Yost Working with Lawmakers to Strengthen Anti-Price Gouging Laws Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

Attorney General Dave Yost today announced plans to seek a new anti-price gouging law that does not rely on price controls when the Ohio General Assembly meets next week. 

3/19/2020

AG Yost Warns of an Outbreak of Scams Related to Coronavirus

Fear and uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus pandemic could give rise to an outbreak of scams, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost warns.

3/19/2020

Yost Issues Opinion that Courts May Suspend Jury Trials During Pandemic Emergency

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued a formal opinion that courts may suspend jury trials to prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus, and that they may do so consistent with state and federal speedy-trial obligations.

3/18/2020

Guilty Plea Entered in Marion County Rape Case

(MARION) — Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today that a Marion County man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting seven victims over three years.

3/16/2020

Former Youngstown Mayor Pleads Guilty to Felonies

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today announced that former Youngstown mayor Charles Sammarone has pleaded guilty to two felony charges.

3/16/2020

AG Yost Sues Army Corps of Engineers Over Lack of Transparency, Overcharges Related to Caesar Creek Lake

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today in federal court to recoup improper charges billed to the state for the upkeep of Caesar Creek Lake.

3/13/2020

Former Corrections Officer Sentenced to Prison for Sex Charges

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost announced today that a former Meigs County corrections officer, Larry Tucker, has been sentenced to 20 1/2 years in prison for sexual battery, kidnapping, gross sexual imposition and theft in office.

3/12/2020

Yost Releases 2020 'Yellow Book' Early Due to Ongoing COVID-19 Disruption

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the 2020 edition of the Sunshine Laws Manual, a one-stop resource for information on the Ohio Public Records and Open Meetings Acts.

3/12/2020

Yost Issues Statement on OneOhio Agreement

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today issued the following statement on the OneOhio agreement.

3/12/2020
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