Sentencing is pending for two Columbus residents who are among four people who have pleaded guilty to charges of operating a drug ring.

Federal Bureau of Investigation

An Ohio police detective accused of drug trafficking and extortion has pleaded guilty.

Eight Charged In Athens-Columbus-Detriot Drug Pipeline

May 12, 2014

Athens County authorities say they have charged eight people with operating a prescription drug pipeline from Athens through Columbus to Detroit.

A new report by the Centers for Disease Control shows most drug overdose deaths in the U.S. involve prescription painkillers and not illegal substances.