Content Tagged 'overdose'

Grieving Mother Wants Special Session To Fight Heroin Epidemic
22 people died in Fayette County in 2012 from heroin overdoses. This year, already 13 people have died with 11 more cases pending. Video Video
Researcher Says Kentucky Overdose Data Encouraging
Overdoses rose from 2000-2012, but a new UK study finds the number of overdoses leveling off Video Video
Police: Children Found Asleep Near Dead Body
Richmond Police have arrested an Ohio woman on drug charges after her and her two young children were found in a bedroom with a man who had died from an overdose.
Legally Precedent-Setting Heroin Case In Kentucky
It’s a legal first for Kentucky. A federal jury in Lexington convicted a Clark County man who provided the heroin that led to an overdose death.
Richmond Police: Two Children Found in Room With Man Who Overdosed
Richmond Police say two children and their mother were found in a room with a man who died of a drug overdose. The mother has been arrested on drug related charges. Video Video
Study Shows Heroin Overdoses Increasing in Ky
A new report from the Kentucky Injury and Prevention Research Center reveals that while drug overdoses appear to be leveling off, there's been a sharp rise in deaths from heroin use.
Lexington PD Considers Carrying Heroin Overdose Medication
A drug called Narcan reverses a heroin overdose, and saves lives for $15. The police are considering they should have it in their cars, and if it's legal for them to administer Video Video
Task Force Fights Heroin In Fayette County
Nine people have died from heroin overdose in Fayette County since January 1, 2013, according to Fayette County Gary Ginn, and they are investigating two other cases for heroin overdose. Video Video
Drug Dealer Pleads Guilty To Selling Heroin That Resulted In Death
A Pulaski County man admitted in federal court that he sold heroin to a man who died after using the drug.
Accused Heroin Dealer Faces Charges Connected To Overdose Death
A Winchester man made his first appearance in federal court Friday after being accused of dealing heroin to a person who died of an overdose, according to prosecutors.
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