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Tuesday, August 5th, 2014
By Kathy Thompson
State Attorney General Mike DeWine is restricting law enforcement access to a facial recognition database following controversy over privacy issues and overly broad use of the system.
DeWine recently narrowed access to the system - available through the Ohio Law Enforcement Gateway - to a handful of officers across the state, including four detectives at the Mercer County Sheriff's Office. [More]
Obituaries on August 5th, 2014
Randy A. Tomberlin 59, St. Marys, died suddenly at 1:50 a.m. Aug. 4, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Louis Leroy Fleck, 75, Knoxville, Tenn., died suddenly July 27, 2014, during a family visit to Piedmont, Calif. [More]
Evelyn M. (Hemmelgarn) Ahrns, 79, Fort Loramie, passed away of natural causes Aug. 3, 2014, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, St. Marys. [More]
Verna M. Buschor, 93, St. Henry, died Aug. 4, 2014, at The Gardens at St. Henry [More]
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Subscriber only stories on August 5th, 2014
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