Columbus is host to the National Hockey League All Star game this week-end. The NHL showcase will bring thousands fans and visitors to the city as well as international media attention.
The Chillicothe City Council is considering a long-debated measure to set standards on cleaning up old meth labs.
Many Ohio schools have cut their Drug Abuse Resistance Education, or D.A.R.E., programs due to budget cuts and studies that show the program doesn’t work.
A former Ohio State University football player previously caught up in the school’s memorabilia scandal faces a four-year prison term after pleading guilty to drug trafficking.
Federal authorities say 19 people have been indicted in an alleged conspiracy to traffic large amounts of heroin, crack cocaine and prescription pills into the city of Marion.
Authorities say a Ross County woman was killed in an accidental shooting by a law-enforcement officer during a drug raid.
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration reports that authorities found more than 20,470 plants during the summer growing season in Ohio. That’s a 76 percent decline from 2010, when authorities seized a record 84,660 plants in the annual effort.
A federal judge has declined to block a child killer’s upcoming execution at the request of lawyers suing over Ohio’s new process for carrying out capital punishment.
Like many Midwestern cities, Marion has struggled in recent decades. The proud blue-collar town was once a regional industry leader, but times have changed and factories have closed. As industry moved out, drugs…specifically heroin…moved in.
A bill introduced in the state Senate this week would require drug-testing of Ohio’s lawmakers.
The bill would have the same goals as another bill that would require testing of welfare recipients.
A Columbus police detective has been indicted on charges that he provided armed security for a man picking up drugs and drug money.