Ohio troopers report big increase in seized heroin this year

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio troopers seized about seven times as much heroin during the first half of 2016 as they did during the same period last year, an increase that the State Highway Patrol attributes at least in part to several large drug busts.

  • Written by KANTELE FRANKO, Associated Press

Ohio mom faces sentencing in toddler's heroin death

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio mother faces up to 11 years in prison at sentencing after she pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the heroin-related death of her 14-month-old daughter.