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.
December 26, 2022

Northeast Ohio police chiefs provide update on effects of heroin in area

Heroin abuse and overdoses remain an issue nationwide and one that local police departments continued to battle over the past year.
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.
November 6, 2022

Ohio postal worker busted in fentanyl trafficking operation

Kerry Beech was paid $500 per package to deliver fentanyl and methamphetamine
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.
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.
August 15, 2022

Meth use drives overdose epidemic in rural U.S. communities

Study reveals methamphetamine use is common, contributes to the national overdose epidemic in rural America