As part of a joint national crackdown with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and law enforcement groups to snuff out harmful debt collection practices, Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost recently filed suit against a debt collection company based in Canton, Ohio.
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The Ohio Supreme Court recently suspended a Richmond Heights attorney for one year with six months stayed for accusing Ohio judges and Supreme Court justices of basing property tax valuation decisions on “politics, not law,” and for speculating about political motivations behind their decisions.
In a unique partnership to meet Northwest Ohio’s growing need for a highly-trained workforce, three area educational institutions have come together to establish the Center for Advanced Manufacturing and Logistics.
The Department of Justice recently announced more than $139 million in grant funding through the department’s Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS Office) COPS Hiring Program (CHP). The awards provide direct funding to 183 law enforcement agencies across the nation, allowing those agencies to hire 1,066 additional full-time law enforcement professionals.
The early successes of one Ohio court initiative to stabilize families entangled in child welfare concerns has led to the largest expansion by any state attempting similar improvements to its legal system.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and two other state attorneys general are seeking to stop the implementation of a new federal immigration policy that will halt nearly all deportations and handcuff U.S. immigration officers responsible for protecting our communities.
A police officer’s seizure of socks and underwear from a hospital room violated the constitutional rights of a teenage boy accused of killing his elderly neighbor, but excluding the evidence from the clothes would not have changed the outcome of the criminal proceedings, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently.
Ohio’s young hunters harvested 7,634 deer during the two-day youth gun season on Saturday and Sunday, Nov. 20-21, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The weekend season was open to all hunters aged 17 and under who were also accompanied by a nonhunting adult.
A committee of lawmakers in the Ohio House of Representative recently heard testimony in support of a bill that seeks more data from the Ohio Department of Mental Health regarding alcohol and drug addiction services and recovery support.
A Warren County judge wrongfully restored the gun possession rights of a man convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence, the Ohio Supreme Court ruled recently. The Supreme Court ruled the victim, the man’s ex-wife, could invoke Marsy’s Law to block the judge’s ruling.
During National Apprenticeship Week earlier this month, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, Lt. Governor Jon Husted, and Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS) Director Matt Damschroder spread the word about the many benefits of ApprenticeOhio programs as a pathway to a new career.
(StatePoint) Afterschool programs keep kids safe, inspire them to learn, and give working parents the peace of mind that comes with knowing their children are safe and supervised after the school days ends and until they return from their jobs. During the pandemic, the role of afterschool programs grew, with expanded hours and additional services, including delivery of meals and enrichment kits, support for students learning remotely, connecting families to social services, and much more.
The Ohio Supreme Court recently suspended a Cleveland attorney for two years for committing several ethical violations, including billing a client’s mother twice for round trips to Youngstown to visit his client in prison when the man was in the local county jail.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and his counterpart in every other state are trying to stop illegal robocallers who dupe the public by purchasing verified numbers from phone carriers in an effort to bypass new federal regulations meant to crack down on “spoofing.”
Ohio bowhunters checked 4,795 white-tailed deer on Saturday, Nov. 6, the highpoint for the Buckeye State’s archery season, according to the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) Division of Wildlife. The first two weeks of November are traditionally a tremendous time to hunt deer with a bow in Ohio.