January 13, 2023

Lorain man gets 15 years in federal prison on drug charges

Kevin Walker Jr. of Lorain was sentenced Wednesday to 15 years in federal prison after pleading guilty to possession of drugs and distribution of fentanyl that led to an overdose death, the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Ohio said in a news release.
January 16, 2023

Ohio AG: Trio arrested after bulk fentanyl bust in Columbus

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and Columbus Police Chief Elaine Bryant recently announced the arrests of three drug traffickers after a sizable fentanyl seizure.
December 14, 2022

Study: West Virginia has most fentanyl overdose deaths; Ohio, Kentucky in top 10

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) – The rate of fentanyl-related overdose deaths has skyrocketed over the last 10 years, even doubling since 2019, and West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio now rank in the top 10 in fentanyl overdose fatalities.
October 27, 2022

CDC: Antihistamines found in street drugs, hampers effectiveness of naloxone

COLUMBUS, Ohio (WCMH) — For those with or who have loved ones with substance abuse problems, encountering a drug cut with an unknown substance is a constant fear.
October 25, 2022

Understanding addiction, treatment & recovery: 3News' Monica Robins to moderate panel discussion

The free event will be held on Wednesday, October 26th at Parma-Snow Library in Parma starting at 6:30 p.m.
October 26, 2022

Erie County reports sudden spike in overdoses

SANDUSKY, Ohio (WJW) — It’s the second overdose alert Erie County has issued in the last 10 days.
October 27, 2022

Ohio counties seeing overdose increases

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - Lorain County health officials have put out an overdose alert after 11 emergency room visits over a 24-hour period, with one fatality.
September 9, 2022

Career Offender in Elyria Sentenced to More Than 21.5 Years in Prison

CLEVELAND - Terry L. Jackson Sr., 50, of Elyria, Ohio, was sentenced on Thursday, September 8, 2022, by U.S. District Judge Donald C. Nugent to more than 21.5 years in prison after Jackson was convicted in a trial by jury of distributing cocaine base (crack) and possession with intent to distribute fentanyl, cocaine base (crack) and methamphetamine.