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Jordan, a college student in Central Ohio, is a lot like many of his classmates. He does well in school, has a part-time internship, a solid group of friends – and also uses cocaine.

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A man convicted of beating his wife's heroin supplier with a baseball bat has been sentenced to probation by an Ohio judge, who noted extensive support for the defendant from a community fed up with drug problems.

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The City of Columbus wants to board up an apartment complex it has identified as a “one-stop shop” for drug trafficking.

A series of searches and undercover purchases by Columbus Police revealed heroin, crack cocaine and other drugs on the premises. Assistant City Attorney Kristen Dickerson said the city started receiving complaints about the complex, located at 596-602 South Hague Ave., in June.

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Four Central Ohioans have been indicted for drug trafficking.  They face charges in a case that started with a police stop earlier this month. 

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A federal grand jury has charged seven individuals suspected in a heroin-trafficking operation in eastern Ohio with one count each of conspiracy to possess a controlled substance.