Attorney General Mike DeWine

Politics
12:04 pm
Tue August 27, 2013

DeWine Admits Facial Recognition Software Could Have Been Handled Differently

For nearly three months, law enforcement around the state have been able to run driver’s license photos through a facial recognition software. The attorney general says it’s a good program to have, but critics are concerned about the way they found out about it.

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Statewide News
7:35 am
Tue August 13, 2013

Ohio Attorney General Rejects Petition To Legalize Marijuana

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine has rejected a proposed constitutional amendment to legalize the use of marijuana in the state.

DeWine on Monday rejected the proposal saying the petition's summary was not "fair and truthful."

A DeWine spokesman says the proposed regulatory scheme did not restrict the use of cannabis to medicinal purposes.

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Around the Miami Valley
7:00 pm
Wed August 7, 2013

BCI Releases Preliminary Report on Schenck Standoff

The Office of Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation (BCI) has released a preliminary report regarding a July 30 standoff at a Yellow Springs residence that lasted nearly six hours.

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Around the Miami Valley
4:44 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Press Release from Village Announces Crisis Team to Arrive Tonight

During a morning press conference, Yellow Springs Council President Judith Hempling and Vice-President Lori Askeland released a detailed statement about the recent standoff situation involving Paul E. Schenck.

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Statewide News
7:04 am
Mon July 29, 2013

Ohio Attorney General Warns of Utility Scams

The state's attorney general is urging Ohioans to watch out for scams involving utilities after two people reported losing about $800 each after unsolicited phone calls.

Attorney General Mike DeWine says the caller claimed to represent a utility company and demanded payment.  He says dozens of other consumers have said they've received unsolicited calls about lowering their energy rates.

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