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Regional group collects nearly 3,000 pounds of old meds

The anti-drug coalition made up of several eastern Kentucky counties says it has collected nearly 3,000 pounds of old prescription medications.

State police taking back unused prescription drugs

The Kentucky State Police will be taking back unused prescription drugs later this month in an anti-drug effort with the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration.

Fayette Co. students head back to school

Wednesday marks the first day back to school for Fayette County students.

Police: Frankfort man shot in the back

Frankfort police say a man was shot following an attempted robbery Tuesday morning.

Grateful to give back on Thanksgiving

The 37th annual Thanksgiving dinner gave out more than 600 meals, making sure no one was hungry.

Fundraiser to be held for Trooper Ponder’s family

Kentucky State Police are announcing a fundraiser to be held for Trooper Cameron Ponder's family.

Danville police set for National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative

The Danville Police Department has announced it is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration for the National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative.

KSP: Turn in unused prescription drugs during National “Take-Back” Program

Kentuckians with leftover prescription drug medications are invited to turn them in on September 26 as part of a National "Take-Back" Program.

City of Winchester agrees to pay $800,000 to firefighters

After rounds of negotiation, the City of Winchester agreed to pay over $800,000 dollars in back wages, interest, and attorney fees to 60 firefighters.

Pikeville Pharmacist Fights Back Against Robber

A Pikeville pharmacist fought back against a would-be robber, and it was all caught on camera.

Man Shot In Back Expected To Be Okay

Police say a man shot in the back overnight in Lexington is expected to be okay.

KSP: 1,200 Pounds of Prescription Drugs Collected During “Take Back” Day

State Police said they gathered around 1,200 pounds of prescription medicine during Saturday's Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Reminder: Unneeded Prescriptions Can Be Dropped Off Sat.

In an effort to keep prescription drugs and needles out of the wrong hands, everyone is invited to take part in a "Take Back" program to return the items that are unused or expired.

Lexington Mayor Promises to Reimburse Coal Severance Funds

Lexington Mayor Jim Gray announced Tuesday that coal counties will be paid back $2.5 million in severance funds that were used by the state to update Rupp Arena.

“Back A Vet” Gives Help to the Homeless

On Saturday, the Community Action Council hosted an event to provide homeless Kentucky veterans with items they may not normally receive.

Accident Involving Ambulance Sends Man to Hospital

The Lexington police said an accident on Broadway that involved an ambulance put a driver in the hospital Friday afternoon.

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