October 7, 2021
MISSION, Texas — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine joined a coalition of Republican governors on the Texas border Wednesday, calling on the White House to better secure the border.
October 6, 2021
Gov. Mike DeWine said the border is a thoroughfare for the deadly opiate fentanyl, blamed in most of Ohio's deadly opioid-related overdoses.
September 29, 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Authorities arrested two Columbus police officers Tuesday on allegations that they distributed several kilograms of the synthetic opioid fentanyl, according to the Department of Justice.
September 1, 2021
What You Need To Know: The top drugs abused in Summit County are fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine, officials say. Nearly 35 locations drug-drop off locations in Summit County for incineration or disposal bag pick-up. Summit County spent $2 million from opioid litigation settlement on ER programs aimed at treating overdoses. The county allocated $500,000 to establish the Opiate Small Grant Program fund supporting nonprofits working with addicts
September 10, 2021
Jordynn Smith is said to be the youngest Lucas County person to have died of a fentanyl overdose during the opioid crisis, the coroner's office said.
August 24, 2021
RAVENNA TOWNSHIP, Ohio (WOIO) - A fatal overdose in Ravenna Township early Monday morning lead to the arrest of a man for trafficking in fentanyl, a powerful synthetic opioid 50 to 100 times more powerful than morphine.