Molecular Secrets Revealed: Antipsychotic Docked in its Receptor

Discovery may lead to safer, more targeted drugs.

Antipsychotic drugs – which transformed mental health care following their chance discovery in the mid-20th Century – may finally be poised for a long-overdue makeover incorporating structure-based design. Scientists funded by the National Institutes of Health have achieved a landmark of psychiatric neuropharmacology: deciphering the molecular structure of a widely prescribed antipsychotic docked in its key receptor.… Read full story

Advisory Group on Unmanned Aircraft Systems Issues Report

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)—Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine, Friday, announced that his Advisory Group on Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) has issued its final report, which includes a model policy for use by law enforcement.

“With advancements in technology and a decrease in cost, unmanned aircraft systems have become more common in communities and as tools of law enforcement,” said Attorney General DeWine.

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PUCO Reminds Ohioans That Heating Assistance is Available

COLUMBUS, OH (Jan. 25, 2018) – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) wants to remind Ohioans that assistance is available for those that have been disconnected or are threatened with disconnection from their heating source.

The Winter Reconnect Order allows residential customers the opportunity to have their service restored or maintained by paying the amount due or $175, whichever is less.… Read full story

15 Years Later, PEPFAR Continues to Save Lives

NIAID experts highlight federal program’s unprecedented impact on HIV pandemic.


Experts from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, have penned a New England Journal of Medicine perspective recognizing the United States President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) for 15 years of implementing an innovative program to prevent, treat, and care for persons living with HIV and AIDS.… Read full story

Troopers Seize Fifty Pounds of Hydroponic Marijuana in Miami County

PIQUA – Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers filed felony drug charges against a Georgia man after a traffic stop in Miami County. During the traffic stop, troopers seized 50 pounds of hydroponic marijuana valued at approximately $226,950.  

On January 24, 2018, at 8:42 a.m., troopers stopped a 2018 Chevrolet Malibu with Michigan registration for an improper lane change and a following too close violation on Interstate 75 near milepost 84.Read full story

Ohio Attorney General’s Office Now Accepting National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest Entries

(COLUMBUS, Ohio)— Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging Ohio fifth graders and their teachers to participate in the 2018 National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest.

The Ohio Attorney General’s Missing Person Unit is accepting entries for the contest.

The contest, whose theme is “Bring Our Missing Children Home,” is sponsored nationally by the United States Department of Justice.… Read full story