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Troopers seize $43,000 worth of methamphetamine in Gallia County

On May 4, 2018, troopers stopped a 2006 Honda Civic with Ohio registration for a marked lanes and license plate violation on U.S. 35 in Gallia County. Criminal indicators were observed and a Rio...

Attorney General DeWine announces $670,000 settlement to resolve kickback allegations

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced today that Ohio has joined with other states and the federal government in an agreement with Omnicare Inc., acquired by CVS Health Corporation effective August...

Hunters Prepare for Ohio’s 2016 Wild Turkey Season

COLUMBUS, OH – For many hunters, spring brings the unmistakable sound of gobbling wild turkeys as Ohio’s annual hunt of this popular game bird begins. The 2016 Ohio spring hunting season opens on Monday,...

Former Youngstown Police Sergeant faces 12-Count Indictment

(YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio) -- Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine today announced that a Mahoning County Grand Jury has indicted a former sergeant with the Youngstown Police Department on twelve charges following an investigation by the...

HHS Awards $75 Million to Ohio Test an Innovative Plan to Improve Health Care

Ohio will receive up to $75 million to implement and test health care payment and service delivery models that will improve health care quality and lower costs, Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia...

Attorney General DeWine Warns of Sweepstakes and Lottery Scams as Jackpots Rise

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—As the Mega Millions and Powerball jackpots rise, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is warning consumers to beware of phony calls and letters saying they’ve won millions of dollars. The Ohio Attorney General’s...

Criminal investigation of Ohio State Fair accident concludes

COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio State Highway Patrol has completed the criminal investigation into the fatal ride accident that occurred on July 26, 2017. Troopers presented the findings of the criminal investigation to the Franklin...

Portman’s Endangered Species Stamp Bill Passes Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee

Washington, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) announced this his endangered species semipostal stamp bill, the Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Act of 2013, passed out of the Senate Homeland Security...

Teachers Invited to Attend Basic Archery Instruction Workshop

ATHENS, OH - Classroom teachers and other members of school communities who are interested in becoming certified National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) instructors are invited to attend a free training workshop, according...

Bob Evans Farms sold to Post Holdings

St. Louis, Missouri and New Albany, Ohio - Post Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:POST) (“Post”) and Bob Evans Farms, Inc. (NASDAQ:BOBE) (“Bob Evans”) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Post...