Criminal Justice

May 6, 2022

Ohio State campus warns of fake Adderall pills after two students die

Key points. A second Ohio State University student died from an apparent drug overdose. The students have not been identified. OSU President Kristina Johnson is warning students about the dangers of contaminated drugs.
May 23, 2022

New Ohio bill would decriminalize fentanyl drug testing strips

Thousands of Ohioans die every year from overdosing on drugs, and a new bill in the House is trying to save some of those lives.
May 7, 2022

Officials Warn of Fake Adderall Pills After Two College Students Die

Officials said the fake pills could contain fentanyl. Two Ohio State University students died this week in what the police said were apparent overdoses.
April 20, 2022

Ohio Doctor Not Guilty of Murdering Patients With High Opioid Doses

Jurors, once at an impasse, found William Husel, DO, not guilty after a week of deliberations
May 13, 2022

Doctor innocent after murder trial permanently loses license

What You Need To Know. A jury found a former Columbus-area doctor accused of killing 14 people by ordering excessive doses of fentanyl not guilty in April. William Husel faced 14 counts of murder, which alleged he used the excessive doses on purpose to speed up the deaths of patients. He could still practice in other states
April 24, 2022

The Perils of Legalization

We answer a common reader question about the opioid crisis and legalizing drugs.
May 4, 2022

Nurse, Dentist, Doctors, Charged With Drug Distribution

More than a dozen medical professionals have been charged with illegal distribution of painkillers.
April 21, 2022

How case against ex-doctor William Husel, accused in fentanyl deaths, fell apart

A two-month trial in Ohio included 53 witnesses for the prosecution, which had the burden of showing that Husel intended to murder 14 patients with high doses of painkillers.