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Nicholasville police make undercover drug bust

Nicholasville police say they arrested a man after conducting an undercover drug operation.

Man found passed out behind wheel arrested on drug charges

36-year-old Daniel N. Whitt was arrested Thursday after the Morgan County Sheriff's Office found his vehicle parked in the middle of Highway 3345

Lawmakers, advocates host “Rally for Recovery”

Leaders in the fight against drug addiction, rallied in the state capitol today to bring awareness to the issue.

Kentucky gets $10M grant to focus on drug addiction help

The Cabinet for Health and Family Services has been awarded a $10 million federal grant to help with the state's drug addiction epidemic.

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.

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Travel Advisory: Ky 11 south in Knox County to be closed for part of Thursday

A stretch of Ky 11 south will be closed while Kentucky State Police detectives reconstruct a collision that occurred in the area.

EKU introduces Greg Todd as the program’s 10th women’s basketball head coach

RICHMOND, KY (WTVQ)- It's a homecoming and a dream come true for EKU's newest women's basketball head coach, Greg Todd. The Colonel alum was introduced...

Cross country trip for mental health awareness

A Michigan-based group is driving across America to raise awareness about mental health. It stopped in KY Wednesday.