×

Opioid crisis

Defense seeks to limit TAG chief’s testimony in opioid trial

Defense attorneys at the federal civil trial against drugstore chains involving opioid prescriptions are trying to limit the testimony of two officials on the front lines of the opioid war in Trumbull and Lake counties. Jurors in the downtown Cleveland courtroom of U.S. District Judge Daniel ...

Pair listed as witnesses in opioid trial

The lawyers representing Trumbull and Lake counties arguing a civil case about the roots of a deadly opiate epidemic could be turning to testimony from two Trumbull County individuals closely tied to fighting drug abuse in the Mahoning Valley. Appearing on a witness list in the jury trial ...

Expert says pharmacies colluded in opioid growth

CLEVELAND — National pharmacies like Walmart, Walgreens and CVS and a regional pharmacy in Giant Eagle colluded with pharmaceutical companies in flooding opioid drugs throughout Trumbull and Lake counties and throughout the rest of the country, according to Dr. Anna Lembke, a psychiatrist and ...

Settling cost of opioids

WARREN — Dennis J. McGee hopes Warren city leaders pause to consider what residents may want it to do with the nearly $500,000 it could receive in a possible opioid lawsuit settlement announced earlier this month. McGee, 72, tragically lost two sons four years ago. One son, Brian, to a ...

City approves $500K opioid deal

WARREN — City council on Tuesday agreed to accept $500,000 as part of a multistate opioid lawsuit settlement that initially will provide about $4.5 million to Ohio. However, Warren’s share can increase to $709,096 if other conditions of the agreement are met over the course of the next 18 ...

County on pace to break overdose death mark

WARREN — It appears Trumbull County is on track to surpass a record set in 2017 for the most fatal overdoses in the county in one year. In 2017, 56 deaths were recorded by June 28. Through June 28 this year, 57 fatal overdoses were logged, but 10 more from that time period still are ...