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Gang members held responsible for five murders

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Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco announces National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team

Deputy Attorney General Lisa O. Monaco announced recently the creation of a National Cryptocurrency Enforcement Team (NCET), to tackle complex investigations and prosecutions of criminal misuses of cryptocurrency, particularly crimes committed by virtual currency exchanges, mixing and tumbling services, and money laundering infrastructure actors. Under the supervision of Assistant Attorney General Kenneth A. Polite Jr., the NCET will combine s the expertise of the Department of Justice Criminal Division’s Money Laundering and Asset Recovery Section (MLARS), Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) and other sections in the division, with experts detailed from U.S. Attorneys’ Offices. The team will also assist in tracing and recovery of assets lost to fraud and extortion, including cryptocurrency payments to ransomware groups.

Date Published: October 15, 2021

Ohio farmers will have pumpkins aplenty

In a time when it seems like there are shortages of just about any consumer product, autumn and Halloween decorators should have little problem finding pumpkins around central Ohio.

Date Published: October 15, 2021

UToledo develops experimental rheumatoid arthritis vaccine

Researchers at The University of Toledo have developed an experimental vaccine that shows significant promise in preventing rheumatoid arthritis, a painful autoimmune disease that cannot currently be cured.

Date Published: October 14, 2021

Creative ways to connect kids to science and encourage STEM learning

(StatePoint) 3M Sponsored Content. The pandemic has deeply impacted learning experiences for students across America. As educators and students return to school this year, they will continue to navigate these challenges as they look for ways to redefine learning. The pandemic also put a stark spotlight on inequities in the sciences and science education, especially the lack of equal access. The good thing is that this has sparked an increased awareness and a desire for change to begin addressing these issues.

Date Published: October 13, 2021

New projects expected to create more than $162 million in investments

Ohio Governor Mike DeWine and Lt. Governor Jon Husted recently announced the approval of assistance for 12 projects set to create 2,426 new jobs and retain 3,252 jobs statewide. During its monthly meeting, the Ohio Tax Credit Authority (TCA) reviewed economic development proposals brought to the board by JobsOhio and its regional partners. Collectively, the projects are expected to result in more than $108 million in new payroll and spur more than $162 million in investments across Ohio.

Date Published: October 13, 2021

ODNR urges caution during Ohio’s fall wildfire season

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is urging Ohioans to learn about the state’s outdoor burning regulations and to take precautions if they are planning to burn debris this fall. Ohio law states that most outdoor debris burning is prohibited in unincorporated areas from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. during October and November (Ohio Revised Code 1503.18).

Date Published: October 13, 2021

5 ways to prepare your home for winter

(StatePoint) It’s that time of year: pumpkin spice is here and so are shorter days and cooler nights. Before nightfall comes too early, take advantage of the milder temps to prepare your home for winter. Here are a few easy, DIY tasks to check off your list.

Date Published: October 12, 2021

ABA task force releases report on challenges facing women criminal lawyers

The American Bar Association ABA Criminal Justice Section’s Women in Criminal Justice Task Force recently released a report titled “Pulling Back the Curtain,” which documents challenges in hiring, retention and promotion of women criminal lawyers. The report follows up on the initial task force findings that were published in the Berkeley Journal of Criminal Law and the ABA Criminal Justice magazine in December 2020.

Date Published: October 12, 2021

ABA files Supreme Court briefs in abortion, gun cases

The American Bar Association has filed briefs with the U.S. Supreme Court in two closely watched cases related to a woman’s right to abortions and a state’s authority to regulate concealed firearms in public.

Date Published: October 11, 2021

FAFSA 22 funding awards announced

Funding awards totaling nearly $1.8 million have been announced as part of a state initiative to increase the number of students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA.

Date Published: October 11, 2021