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Human Remains Found in Gallia County Identified

Human remains discovered nine days ago in Gallia County have been identified as those of Koby Roush, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Gallia County Sheriff Matt Champlin announced today.


Marion County Man Charged in Rapes of Children

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Marion County Sheriff Matt Bayles today announced the indictment and arrest of a Marion County man on multiple rape charges involving children.


AG Yost Shuts Down Eight ‘Knock-off’ Sham Charities

Five people involved in eight “charities” whose names were stolen from reputable organizations to lend credence to their scam have been ordered to pay a combined $190,000 in civil penalties and banned from associating with any charitable organization in the future, Attorney General Dave Yost announced today. 


AG Dave Yost Sues Norfolk Southern Over ‘Entirely Avoidable’ Train Derailment

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost filed a 58-count civil lawsuit in federal court today seeking to hold Norfolk Southern financially responsible for the Feb. 3 train derailment in East Palestine that caused the release of over 1 million gallons of hazardous chemicals, “recklessly endangering” both the health of area residents and Ohio’s natural resources.


Coordinated Crackdown in Mahoning Valley Targets Human Trafficking and Money Laundering Operation

Several massage parlors suspected of operating as illegal fronts for money laundering and human trafficking were raided this morning in Trumbull and Mahoning counties, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost, Mahoning County Sheriff Jerry Greene, Chief Eric Merkel of Warren Police Department and Chief Robert Gavalier of Austintown Police Department announced today.


Attorney General Yost Releases the 2023 ‘Yellow Book’ in Celebration of Transparency during Sunshine Week

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost today released the 2023 edition of the Sunshine Laws Manual, a one-stop resource for information on Ohio’s Public Records and Open Meetings Acts.


AG Yost Statement On Next Steps In HB 6 Scandal

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost issued the following statement today regarding the next steps in the House Bill 6 scandal: 


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