With harsh cold and snow forecast for much of the state in the next few days, officials in Ohio’s Department of Aging are urging precautions for older people who could be at increased risk of weather-related problems.
Drug Sting Brings 47 Indictments
Authorities investigating an alleged prescription drug trafficking operation in central Ohio and an alleged cocaine ring in northwest Ohio have started arresting dozens of people indicted in the cases.
Columbus police and Franklin County authorities say 47 people have been indicted in an investigation into prescription pill trafficking. Authorities say the suspected ringleaders are among more than 30 who have been arrested.
Investigators allege defendants traveled to Florida to get prescriptions, then filled them in other states and sold pills.