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Heroin

Lake County heroin town hall meeting

Lake County heroin town hall meetingLake County heroin town hall meeting
  • Heroin
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
News

93 charged in Cleveland heroin-trafficking probe

93 charged in Cleveland heroin-trafficking probe Indictment says they financed operations by robbing drug dealers and users.
  • News
News

Region in the middle of heroin epidemic

Region in the middle of heroin epidemicHeroin deaths have tripled since 2007 in Cuyahoga County.
  • News
Health

Cuyahoga County responds with 'heroin crackdown'

Cuyahoga County responds with 'heroin crackdown'Cuyahoga County is responding to Cleveland and inner ring suburbs' addiction to heroin.
  • Health
Investigations

Investigator: Heroin epidemic hits Cleveland suburbs; Part 2

Investigator: Heroin epidemic hits Cleveland suburbs; Part 2Investigator Tom Meyer reports for Channel 3 News at 11 p.m.
  • Investigations
Heroin

Finding solutions to the region's growing heroin problem

Finding solutions to the region's growing heroin problemHeroin abuse is a growing problem in Northeast Ohio and Saturday several groups came together to talk about solutions.
  • Heroin
  • 1 month ago
Lake County

Pawn shops key to slowing heroin problem in Lake County

Pawn shops key to slowing heroin problem in Lake CountyThe Lake County commissioners and Sheriff's Office announced they're putting $250,000 into creating a Heroin Task Force.
  • Lake County
  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Ohio

Ohio woman faces reckless homicide charge in heroin death

Ohio woman faces reckless homicide charge in heroin deathBrandy Camp, 33, of Clinton County is accused of causing the death of Richard Campbell Jr., 38, in March.
  • Ohio
  • 2 months, 2 weeks ago
Heroin

Ohio's largest county records 90 heroin deaths

Ohio's largest county records 90 heroin deathsThe medical examiner in Ohio's largest county says 90 people died of heroin-related overdoses in the first half of the year, a slight decrease from the same time period a year ago.
  • Heroin
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Homepage

Local drug court hands out breakthrough medication

Local drug court hands out breakthrough medicationIt isn't cure for heroin addiction, but for the addicted, it instantly crushes the heroin high.
  • Homepage
  • 3 months ago
Ohio

Lawmaker pushes for tougher sentencing for heroin dealers

Lawmaker pushes for tougher sentencing for heroin dealersDemocratic Rep. Nick Barborak of Lisbon says the 2011 law ties the hands of judges in sentencing at a time when the state's heroin epidemic is worsening.
  • Ohio
  • 3 months, 1 week ago
Lorain County

17 more arrested in Lorain County heroin investigation

17 more arrested in Lorain County heroin investigationAll are tied to Wayne Norris, who was arrested last month, police say.
  • Lorain County
  • 3 months, 2 weeks ago
Summit County

33 arrested for trafficking drugs in Akron area

33 arrested for trafficking drugs in Akron areaThe indictments will be announced at a news conference in Akron at 11 a.m. Friday.
  • Summit County
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Lorain County

Seven arrested in Lorain heroin ring

Seven arrested in Lorain heroin ringThe Lorain County Drug Task Force has been watching Wayne Norris for at least a year.
  • Lorain County
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Lorain County

7 arrested after year-long heroin investigation

7 arrested after year-long heroin investigationSearch warrants were executed in various locations in Lorain and Cuyahoga counties.
  • Lorain County
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Lorain County

Heroin raid in Lorain surprises neighbors

Heroin raid in Lorain surprises neighborsFive people are behind bars in Lorain County after police bust a large scale heroin operation.
  • Lorain County
  • 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Cleveland

New plan to fight heroin addiction announced

New plan to fight heroin addiction announcedA new proposal to fight the heroin epidemic in northeast Ohio was announced Friday morning.
  • Cleveland
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Heroin

MetroHealth seeing more opiate-addicted mothers and babies

MetroHealth seeing more opiate-addicted mothers and babiesEvery hospital in northeast Ohio has had experience with an opiate-addicted mother giving birth to a baby...
  • Heroin
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Summit County

Akron | 2 men indicted in heroin death

Akron | 2 men indicted in heroin deathOne man is believed to have supplied woman heroin, and the other sold it to him.
  • Summit County
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Cuyahoga County

Man with alias 'Sino Grams' charged with distributing heroin

Man with alias 'Sino Grams' charged with distributing heroinDeion Thompson, 27, also known as Sino Grams, was indicted on six counts of distribution of heroin
  • Cuyahoga County
  • 4 months, 1 week ago
Lorain County

Proposed heroin treatment center on hold in Lorain County

Proposed heroin treatment center on hold in Lorain CountyPlans for a residential drug rehabilitation center in Lorain County are now on hold.
  • Lorain County
  • 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Nation

Inside the heroin pipeline

Inside the heroin pipelineMules are using children and the elderly, hiding heroin in family minivans and commercial trucks to avoid inspections.
  • Nation
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Lorain County

Elyria man gets life sentence for human trafficking, drugs

Elyria man gets life sentence for human trafficking, drugsAshley Onysko of Avon Lake was sentenced to 30 months Wednesday after pleading guilty to sex trafficking charges.
  • Lorain County
  • 5 months, 1 week ago
Lake County

6 arrested in Lake County heroin sting

6 arrested in Lake County heroin stingCharges ranged from trafficking in heroin and drug abuse to tampering with evidence and possession of criminal tools.
  • Lake County
  • 5 months, 2 weeks ago
Crime

Parma: Couple indicted on drug charges

Parma: Couple indicted on drug chargesParma: Couple indicted on drug charges
  • Crime
  • 5 months, 4 weeks ago
Heroin

MetroHealth gets grant to help opiate-addicted mothers

MetroHealth gets grant to help opiate-addicted mothersThe Governor's Office of Health Transformation awarded MetroHealth Medical Center with a $395,170 grant.
  • Heroin
  • 6 months, 1 week ago
News

Ohio hits record number in heroin-related deaths

Ohio hits record number in heroin-related deathsThe Cuyahoga County Heroin Task Force is slated to hold a press conference on Monday addressing a new collaborative approach to combat this growing problem.
  • News
  • 7 months ago
Ohio

Jail for dad who overdosed at Ohio McDonald's play area

Jail for dad who overdosed at Ohio McDonald's play areaEmergency crews responded to a March 9 call about two unresponsive adults in the fast-food restaurant's indoor play area
  • Ohio
  • 7 months, 1 week ago
Lorain County

Elyria police make 21 arrests in 'Operation Dragon'

Elyria police make 21 arrests in 'Operation Dragon'They also seized $14,503 in cash, four handguns and two cars.
  • Lorain County
  • 8 months ago
News

High-risk heroin game raising concerns

High-risk heroin game raising concernsIs opiate antidote giving addicts a false sense of security?
  • News
  • 8 months ago