The race for the Ohio Attorney Generals position heated up in Zanesville today.
Democratic candidate for position, David Pepper called for federal authorities to investigate Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's handling of lucrative collections contracts in the wake of a newspaper investgation. The Dayton Daily News found that state bid documents were changed to favor a newly created collections firm founded by a DeWine political ally over a seasoned collections company. Pepper says...
The Ohio Attorney General's Office said that a resolution has been reached in the case of a Steubenville High School wrestling coach.
The Attorney General said Seth Fluharty will need to perform 20 hours of community service for the ALIVE shelter or other approved facility in the Steubenville area and attend a training session for Steubenville City Schools provided by the Ohio Alliance to End Sexual Violence to provide school staff with an overview of sexual assault and...
Ohio's drug problem was not the only topic of discussion during the roundtable with Mike DeWine Friday.
Law enforcement and concerned citizens brought up issues such as violence in schools. School shootings are no longer a rarity in America and even in our local community, with the recent bomb threats at Maysville High School. DeWine said there is a direct correlation with violent school incidents and mental health problems.
The Ohio Attorney General made a stop in Zanesville Friday afternoon, to discuss drug related crimes and addictions within the community.
Mike DeWine is making a series of visits to several cities and counties over the next few months for community forums where concerned residents and local law enforcement can address the problem and how to prevent drug use and abuse.
"It gives me the opportunity to hear what problems they have, gives me the opportunity to talk to them about...
After spending 53 months on the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services "special focus facilities" list and receiving complaints from families of patients living at Autumn Healthcare's Zanesville location, the Ohio Attorney General's office installed security cameras in the facility to figure out what was going on.
"They had problems in the past. It was a likely place for us to go into and we did that with the permission of the patients and/or their family. So we...
Ohio Attorney General Mike Dewine announced two teenage girls were arrested Monday afternoon on menacing charges for threatening the victim in the recent Steubenville rape trail.
The threats were made through social media.
"Threatening a teenage rape victim will not be tolerated," said Attorney General Dewine. "If anyone makes a threat verbally or via the internet, we will take it seriously, we will find you, and we will arrest you."
The Ohio Attorney General's Peace Officer Training Academy is here in Zanesville this week. The virtual training puts officers in real-life situations, where they are forced to make critical decisions.
"Use of force, judgemental decisions, how quickly the scenarios can develop, we expect one thing to happen and then something else happens, so again it's just opening the eyes to how bad situations can become," training officer, Andrew Russell said.
People will be heading to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballet in this election.
Politicians are making their last minute rounds across the state and some of them just want people to practice their right to vote.
"Every election is about choices, about the future of our community, the future of our country. We're making choices about leadership and direction and although people may not always appreciate any given moment how that mattered, it definitely matters...