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Clean out the cabinet…Drug Take Back Day is Oct. 24

Nearly 1,500 pounds collected in Lexington last year.

DEA operation intensifies efforts to combat drug-related violence

DEA announces launch of Project Safeguard

Feds should change way opioid quotas are set, states say

Government should consider illegal diversions.

Barbourville city councilman charged after DEA searches pharmacies

Calvin Manis was charged after the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) searched his pharmacy and two others in eastern Kentucky, according to a report in the Lexington Herald-Leader.

Lexington offers drug take-back, including e-cigarettes

Saturday was National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day and central Kentuckians were invited to clear their cabinets and drop off their items for proper disposal. 

Medical marijuana research resolution clears first hurdle

A resolution that calls on the federal government to expedite research on the safety and effectiveness of medical marijuana is on its way to full House for a vote.

Three arrested on drug charges in Laurel County

Three individuals were arrested Wednesday morning on drug charges in Laurel County.

Feds change rule so drugmakers must justify need for opioids

DEA to require drugmakers to identify a legitimate need for opioids to justify their production.

FBI, DEA agents raid pain clinic in Kentucky

Federal agents have raided a Kentucky pain clinic as the FBI says it is investigating "multiple locations around Louisville."

US Drug Enforcement Administration to open Paducah office

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is planning to open a new post in Paducah.

US Drug Enforcement Administration to open Paducah office

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration is planning to open a new post in Paducah.

DEA targets opioid abuse with new Appalachian field office

A new DEA field office is being set up in Appalachia to battle opioid problem.

Saturday is ‘Prescription Drug Take Back Day’

You can get rid of potentially dangerous expired, unused and unwanted prescription drugs for free Saturday across Kentucky.

Rx Take-Back event scheduled for April 29.

Kentucky State Police are teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to encourage Kentuckians to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 29, 2017.

Drug Company Fined $150 Million for Ignoring Suspicious Opioid Orders in Kentucky

A pharmaceutical company with strong connections to Eastern Kentucky is being penalized by the U.S. Department of Justice and the D.E.A. for negligence that they say directly contributed to the area's opioid epidemic.

Suspect in Lexington’s Largest Fentanyl Seizure Pleads Guilty

Lexington man charged in the city's largest ever seizure of fentanyl pleads guilty.

Reminder: Free med toss event this Saturday

State Police are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on October 22 to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets.

LPD, DEA team up to combat heroin

The Lexington Police Department announced their partnership with the DEA in fighting heroin overdoses on Friday.

Date set to turn in unused prescription drugs

A date has been set for later this month for people to turn in unused prescription drugs as part of the national 'Take Back' program.

KSP: Turn in unused RX drugs during National ‘Take Back’ Program

Kentucky State Police (KSP) is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on April 30, 2016 in an effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets

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Pineville man accused of raping preschooler

43-year old Jason Hickman was arrested in Bell County on Monday on a KSP warrant, according to WRIL Radio.

Fayette County to announce Tuesday if students will return to classroom Feb. 8

Whenever students return to the classroom, the school district say it will happen in stages, beginning with kindergarten through second grade.

Kentucky and Florida tied after opening day of blood donation battle

Kentucky and Florida each had 243 donors to begin the 13th annual Big Blue Slam.

Congressman Barr to serve on House Foreign Affairs Committee

Rep. Barr's selection is expected to be ratified at the next Republican Conference meeting.