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Lexington man sentenced to 7-years for dealing Fentanyl

A Lexington man was sentenced to seven-years in federal prison for dealing heroin and fentanyl, according to prosecutors.

Arrest made in September shooting

Police have arrested a man they say shot another man outside his apartment back in September and was found in possession of several types of drugs.

Woman accused of trafficking drugs with child in the house

The Boyle County Sheriff's Office says 36-year-old Tanish Berry was trafficking drugs with a child in the home.

Lexington man sentenced for drug trafficking and money laundering

Ansar I. McIver, of Lexington, was sentenced last week for conspiracy to distribute fentanyl, cocaine, and heroin, and money laundering.

Over 5 grams of heroin recovered after traffic stop

Officers with the Lawrenceburg Police Department say a man was arrested after heroin and meth were found during a traffic stop Thursday, November 8.

Danville man found guilty of drug trafficking

Court officials say a Danville man has been convicted following a three-day trial.

Two arrested for drug trafficking, child endangerment in Lincoln County

In Lincoln County, sheriff's deputies have arrested two people for drug trafficking and endangering the welfare of a minor.

Man arrested for drugs after 2 year investigation

Detectives with the Olive Hill Police Department have arrested a man after a search warrant was executed and an ongoing investigation of two years.

Whitley County deputy injured by liquid in syringe during drug arrest

A Whitley County Sheriff's deputy was injured while making a drug arrest.

Standing in the gap: resources for grandparents raising grandkids

We know Kentucky is part of the drug epidemic killing thousands across the country, but sometimes it's hard to visualize its far-reaching impact.

High demand prompts health department to hold more Narcan classes

The Lexington-Fayette County Health Department says it gave out 144 naloxone kits Tuesday at its first class on the overdose-reversing medication.

Four arrested in drug bust in Franklin County

Franklin County deputies arrested four people at a Days Inn parking lot after finding drugs in a car.

Six arrested in Lexington drug trafficking bust

Police have arrested six people in Lexington in connection to a drug trafficking ring in Lexington. According to court documents -- the group was in posession of large amounts of crack cocaine, heroin, marijuana and stolen firearms.

Beshear to announce effort to combat opioid overdoses

Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear plans to announce an initiative to combat opioid overdoses and deaths on Monday.

LPD: Woman under the influence with child in car

Lexington Police say they found a woman under the influence, passed out in a running car with her six-year old daughter in the back seat.

UPDATE: Teen pleads not guilty to murder, heroin charges

A teen who police say admitted to fatally shooting a man and importing heroin has entered a not guilty plea to the charges against him.

Drug bust lands two in jail in Letcher County

State Police say they seized drugs and a gun from a home in the Jeremiah community of Letcher County.

Police K-9 hospitalized, exposed to heroin in Kentucky

Police say a K-9 is recovering after she was exposed to heroin while searching a home in Kentucky.

Drug Task Force in Madison County makes big seizure

The Madison County AHIDTA Drug Task Force made its biggest heroin seizure since its inception two years ago, leading to four arrests.

Ending stigma over heroin abuse

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Stop Heroin Lexington walked through Thoroughbred Park to end stigma over heroin abuse. Event organizer Tanya Meeks says the drug...

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UPDATE: Vigil pays tribute to man killed Saturday in downtown Lexington

Police say the man was taken to the hospital where he ultimately died.