Union County Sheriff's deputies are being equipped with the opiate overdose antidote Naloxone.
The rise of heroin usage and related hepatitis C infections in central Ohio has local health officials discussing plans to combat the issue, including a needle exchange program.
Marion first-responders are trying to fight a serious heroin epidemic.
Heroin has become a campaign issue in Ohio this year as politicians disagree over who has done the most to tackle the epidemic of overdose deaths blamed on the narcotic.
Politics are ramping up over the state’s heroin overdose crisis.
A Westerville man was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison for giving a friend a deadly dose of heroin.
First-ever data produced by the state shows heroin use skyrocketing in child custody cases.
Marion police say they arrested 22 people yesterday on drug charges.
Ohio Governor John Kasich says although the state has made progress in fighting prescription drug abuse, it remains a problem.
Investigators in Circleville and Pickaway County and the Ohio Attorney General's office say 22 people face heroin trafficking charges, and another 17 suspects are charged with trafficking crack cocaine, painkillers or methamphetamine.
Hundreds of medical and law enforcement personnel attended a day-long summit Thursday in Cleveland on the area's rapidly growing heroin problem.
Thirty-two people have been charged in a federal and state sweep against suspected heroin traffickers in lakefront communities in northeast Ohio.
Federal and local law enforcement officers have arrested sixteen people in a heroin-trafficking ring operating in Columbus and its suburbs.
The Delaware County Coroner's office says a pregnant woman found dead in her car last month died of acute heroin intoxication.