May 24, 2022

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy meets with state lawmakers in trip across Ohio

What You Need To Know. House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy and other U.S. representatives spent Tuesday in Ohio. McCarthy spent the day with various representatives, including Mike Turner, Troy Balderson and Mike Carey. Items discussed included national security, gas prices, inflation and drug trends
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
April 12, 2022

Opioid overdose deaths among teens have skyrocketed due to fentanyl

Fentanyl was associated with 77% of adolescent overdose deaths in 2021.
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 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.