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Attorney General Dave Yost is shutting off direct access to the state's facial recognition database of driver’s license photos for thousands of local law enforcement officers. The order comes after his office reviewed how and who was using that database. 

Yost said the database was not abused or used for mass surveillance or dragnets by federal officials, which has reportedly happened in a few states to find undocumented immigrants.

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Here are your morning headlines for Friday, Feb. 15:

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Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, September 27:

  • Dioceses to release names of removed priests accused of sexual misconduct;
  • Police union shames DeWine on bullet proof vests;
  • Gonzalez open to debate for 16th congressional seat;
  • Former Flying J president sentenced to prison;

Dioceses to release names of removed priests accused of sexual misconduct

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Here are your morning headlines for Thursday, June 21:

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KENT STATE UNIVERSITY

Here are your morning headlines for Monday, June 18:

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KAREN KASLER / STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Ohio sheriffs are criticizing the Republican candidate for governor over expired body armor. They spoke on a call organized by Democrat Richard Cordray’s campaign.

A Bureau of Criminal Investigation officer has filed a labor grievance alleging more than 50 agents are using expired bulletproof vests.

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Here are your morning headlines for Tuesday, November 21st:

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CLEVELAND CLINIC

Here are your morning headlines for Friday, September 15th:

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OHIO BUREAU OF CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

There’s a new lesson plan from Ohio’s Bureau of Criminal Investigation for fourth grade teachers throughout the state. It’s designed to help students use critical thinking and problem solving skills.

Authorities Identify the Man Killed in the Kent Standoff

Feb 20, 2017
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The man allegedly involved in a hostage situation in Kent has been identified as 27-year-old Kent resident Christopher Carter.

Kent police arrived at the Villages at Franklin Crossings apartment complex around 12:30 Sunday afternoon following reports of drug activity.  Carter fled to a basement laundry room where he allegedly held a woman at knife-point.

Cleveland.com reports state investigators recovered a knife from the scene.

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STATEHOUSE NEWS BUREAU

Ohio is going to be using some new technology to help solve missing persons cases. 

Attorney General Mike DeWine says sometimes, when bodies are discovered, they have decayed so much that it is hard to get usable DNA for identification purposes. But he says scientists at the state's Bureau of Criminal Investigation are working with new technology that will change that.