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HEROIN: A parent’s loss

Walt and Debbie Rains lost their son Zac to a drug addiction.

Former pharm execs agree to fines, cooperation in generic drug investigation

Two former executives of a generic drug manufacturer have agreed to each pay civil penalties and to cooperate with the ongoing litigation and investigation into anti-competitive activity in the generic drug industry, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Waynesburg man arrested after “unknown” drug found

The Lincoln County Sheriff says that deputies have arrested a man who they found intoxicated in the middle of the road.

Daily inmate fees to help pay for overcrowding at the Madison County Detention Center

The Madison County Detention Center has been overcrowded for years but the judge executive has a plan to take the cost burden off taxpayers.

Appalachia’s approach to drugs at odds with AG policy

In Appalachian states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the tough-on-crime policy announced Friday by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions runs counter to a recent emphasis on treatment and less prison time for low-level drug offenders.

Traffic stop leads to drug arrest in London

London Police say a traffic stop led to the arrest of a man with meth and dozens of pills.

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.

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.

4 life sentences for Knott Co. man for drug trafficking, sexual abuse of minors

A Knott County man has been sentenced to four consecutive life sentences on convictions of drug trafficking and sexually abusing the young children of parents he encountered while trafficking in drugs.

2 arrested after being found with drugs, guns in Rowan Co.

Kentucky State Police say a man and a woman are behind bars, after being found in a car with guns, drugs, and drug paraphernalia.

Deputy uses Narcan to save woman from drug overdose

A Franklin County Sheriff Deputy uses Narcan to save a female overdosing from heroin.

16 arrested in Danville after drug round-up

The Boyle Co. Sheriff says 16 people were arrested on Thursday after a day-long sting conducted by the Sheriff's Office and Danville police officers.

House panel advances bill to combat drug addiction

A House committee has advanced a bill to combat Kentucky's drug-addiction problems by taking aim at drug dealers and the overprescribing of painkillers.

Lawsuit Settled After Inmate’s Fatal Withdrawal Seizure

Montgomery County has settled a lawsuit filed in connection with an inmate who suffered a fatal seizure after lying in his cell in his own feces, wracked with pain from drug withdrawal.

Kentucky has Twice National Rate of Drug-Dependent Babies

Research shows Kentucky had more than twice the national rate of drug-dependent babies in 2013.

K-9 Unit Alerts Trooper to Drugs During Traffic Stop

Kentucky State Police say a traffic stop ended up in a drug arrest after a K-9 unit discovered drugs in the suspect's car.

Arrest Made in Connection to Drug-Related Shooting in Lexington

Police say a Lexington man has been charged in connection to a shooting that happened on Tuesday in Lexington.

Trafficking Charges for Two After Short Pursuit in Danville

Deputies in Boyle County say an attempted traffic stop ended with a short pursuit and drug charges for two individuals.

Warrant: Drug Deal Led to Fatal Shooting Involving Fort Campbell Soldiers

An arrest warrant shows a drug deal apparently led a fatal shooting involving two Fort Campbell soldiers.

Franklin County Health Department to Host Naloxone Training

For those worried about drug overdoses, an ever increasing cause of death across the country, Franklin County will offer a free training session this week for the OD reverser Naloxone.

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