CINCINNATI (AP) — A judge has set sentencing dates for six doctors and the owner of three pain management clinics where they worked, all of whom previously pleaded guilty to charges related to the clinics' operations.
Indictments in 2012 and last year alleged dozens of customers a week would travel hundreds of miles to visit clinics in southern and central Ohio and pay $200 per visit for painkillers.
The indictments said prescriptions were written...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Anti-drug activists, community leaders, school officials and students are gathering in Columbus to take part in a roundtable discussion about heroin.
Republican U.S. Sen. Rob Portman of the Cincinnati area was scheduled to host the Wednesday morning gathering on heroin abuse, and prevention, treatment and recovery from the drug that's increasingly causing addiction and deaths across Ohio.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — A southwest Ohio woman has been indicted on charges alleging she used a debit card that had been reported stolen from a woman whose body was found last week.
Montgomery County's prosecutor says 29-year-old Tonisha Harris of Dayton was indicted Tuesday on charges of receiving stolen property, theft by deception and misuse of a credit card. The prosecutor says Harris was captured on video using Nichelle McKnight's card.
CINCINNATI (AP) — A man accused of fatally stabbing a woman and her 12-year-old daughter in Cincinnati has been found guilty of murder and tampering with evidence.
A prosecutor's spokeswoman says 37-year-old Brian Everett was convicted Tuesday and sentenced to the maximum 33 years to life in prison for the May 2012 slayings of Nicole Smith and her daughter, Stephanie Smith.
Media outlets report the Cincinnati man testified he killed the two in self-...
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Police in central Ohio say an 8-year-old boy has died days after being shot in the head, and they expect to file updated charges against the suspect. A report from Columbus police says the child, identified as Jamarion Cox, died yesterday. Officers say he was struck four days earlier while riding in a vehicle with three adults and a younger boy. Police haven't disclosed the circumstances of the shooting.