Sessions the right choice

By: Mike DeWine If the November election of Donald Trump taught us anything, it’s that the American people are fed up with partisan politics. They just want results. Yet, the recent barrage of baseless attacks against U.S. Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions is exactly the kind of hyper-partisanship out of Washington that Americans have soundlyRead More

EDITORIAL: Model for Ohio

March 18, 2015 – Toledo Blade As Ohio’s chief law enforcement officer, Attorney General Mike DeWine has said repeatedly that cops can’t arrest their way out of the state’s heroin and opioid epidemic. In funding innovative local programs that take police agencies outside the traditional roles of law enforcement, Mr. DeWine has put his moneyRead More

EDITORIAL: DeWine Right to Slam U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

March 8, 2015 – Cleveland Plain Dealer How low will the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sink in its ill-conceived and irresponsible insistence that it can no longer dredge the Cuyahoga River without either shoveling toxic sediment directly into Lake Erie or closing off river access to Cleveland’s ArcelorMittal steel mill? Pretty low. Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWineRead More

EDITORIAL: Much blight put to flight

March 6, 2015 – Columbus Dispatch The latest campaign against blight has taken three years and more than $119 million, under a demolition-grant program created by Attorney General Mike DeWine to aid Ohio’s hard-hit communities. The “Moving Ohio Forward” program, which ended in December, was an undeniable success: 14,608 dilapidated, vacant and abandoned houses and apartmentsRead More

Thanks to lab, cops make quick arrest in schoolgirl rape

The Columbus Dispatch  •  Saturday April 5, 2014 6:39 AM A group of scientists at the state’s crime laboratory who were appalled by the rape of a Columbus schoolgirl earlier this week is credited with fast-tracking the forensic testing that led to an arrest. Sgt. David Pelphrey, a supervisor in the Columbus Police Division’s sexual-assault unit, said the partnershipRead More

Attorney General Mike DeWine announces more than 1,000 DNA hits from rape kit initiative

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that a statewide rape kit testing initiative his office headed in late 2011 has now resulted in more than 1,000 DNA hits to potential rapists in previously unprosecuted cases – many going back decades. DeWine’s office said as of yesterday, 1,104 DNA profiles had hit orRead More

DeWine: Heroin an epidemic

COLUMBUS — The use of heroin is an epidemic in Ohio with more than 17 people dying from the drug and Attorney General Mike DeWine has announced the state is ready to fight back. He recently announced the availability of new training developed to assist law enforcement in the fight. “(Heroin) is really at epidemicRead More

Heroin: a growing epidemic in Preble County?

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine spoke to Preble County law enforcement officials last week regarding the heroin “epidemic” in the state of Ohio, and in Preble County. While he was the Prosecuting Attorney of Greene County, Attorney General Mike DeWine said heroin at the time was found specifically in Dayton due to it’s low-cost andRead More

DeWine speaks at GOP dinner

ST. CLAIRSVILLE – The Belmont County Republican Party met for the 2014 Lincoln Day Dinner Tuesday night with Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine as the keynote speaker. He delivered his speech to a crowded hall in Undo’s that included local officials and representatives. “Thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve as attorney generalRead More

7 indicted in scam against elderly

Posted: Tuesday, March 4, 2014 8:15 pm | Updated: 11:43 pm, Wed Mar 5, 2014. By Trish Bennett Editor COLUMBUS — Seven Pickaway County residents were indicted by a Ross County Grand Jury as part of an organized scam that targeted elderly victims, according to Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine. Charles E. Kuhn Jr., of Circleville; Brad J.Read More

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