Latest Ohio Attorney General's Office News

Ohio eliminates jobs at state police training academy

May. 27, 2020 1:55 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Ohio attorney general has eliminated 39 jobs at the state's police officer training academy outside Columbus as it revamps how advance training of police officers is conducted. Attorney General Dave Yost in a statement said the Ohio Peace Officer Training Academy in London has not been...

This Feb. 25, 2020, shows Preterm executive director Chrisse France in the procedure room in Cleveland. Court decisions in two U.S. states Monday, April 6, allowed abortions to continue after the procedure was caught in the crosshairs of governors’ orders suspending non-essential elective surgeries due to the new coronavirus. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Ohio, Oklahoma courts rule abortions can continue amid virus

Apr. 6, 2020 5:44 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Court decisions in two U.S. states Monday allowed abortions to continue after the procedure was caught in the crosshairs of governors' orders suspending all non-essential elective surgeries due to the new coronavirus. The decisions in Ohio and Oklahoma responded to challenges by...

Kindergarten teacher Ainsley Henderson, left, and the Easter Bunny wave goodbye to St. Rose School kindergarten student Anica Ramirez, 5, as teachers and staff drop off student work, Thursday, April 2, 2020, in Lima, Ohio. St. Rose teachers and staff have been working on the best way to pick up student work and provide them with materials for the next several weeks, as schools are closed due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Craig J. Orosz/The Lima News via AP)

Ohio extends stay-at-home order; logs record jobless claims

Apr. 2, 2020 5:11 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Health Director Dr. Amy Acton will extend the state's stay-at-home order until May 1, and the state human services agency reported more than 272,000 jobless claims for last week. A look at coronavirus-related developments in Ohio on Thursday: ___ ECONOMY The state reported 272,117...