November 25, 2019

Cincinnati and Ohio at epicenter of spiking fatal ODs from fentanyl-laced cocaine

A pain pill prescription for nerve damage revived Gwendolyn Barton’s long-dormant addiction last year, awakening fears she would slip back into smoking crack cocaine.
November 22, 2019

The Parents Passed a Drug Test. Should They Get Their Children Back?

Ohio counties want to reunite families that were separated because of drug use. But prioritizing that ideal has had deadly consequences.
November 22, 2019

Opioid Epidemic Strains Ohio’s Foster Care System

A dozen children died across Ohio between 2014 and 2018 from abuse or neglect after children who had been removed from their homes were returned to their parents or caregivers.
November 22, 2019

Woman makes Christmas special for children affected by opioid epidemic

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Keli Clark is a grandmother who thought she was done raising kids before tragedy struck. Now she's got 6-year-old twin boys and they are a handful.
November 22, 2019

Deadline Hits for Local Governments to Opt Out of Opioid Class (1)

Preliminary numbers reveal very few local governments are choosing to go their own wayClass allows local governments to divvy up settlement dollars in a pre-determined formula
November 22, 2019

In The Fight For Money For The Opioid Crisis, Will The Youngest Victims Be Left Out?

Babies born to mothers who used opioids during pregnancy represent one of the most distressing legacies of an opioid epidemic that has claimed almost 400,000 lives and ravaged communities.
November 20, 2019

Morning Headlines: Air Quality Alert Issued for NE Ohio; Ohio Opioid Lawsuit Scheduled for Next Year

Here are your morning headlines for Wednesday, Nov. 20: Air quality alert issued for NE Ohio; Ohio opioid trial scheduled for next year; Akron man sentenced for eight robberies; Report: Former Akron school official misused $168,000; KSU researcher receives $3M grant to redesign trauma rooms; Nine charged in hazing-related death at Ohio University;
November 20, 2019

Ohio State reports record investment in research

New numbers show 2019 was a record-breaking year for research at The Ohio State University.