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Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton change medication policies for horse sales

Keeneland and Fasig-Tipton Thursday announced restrictions on the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, corticosteroids and bronchodilators, for all horses sold at sales effective immediately. 

Bill targets legal ads aimed at prescription drugs

Legislation to regulate plaintiff lawyer advertisements that target consumers of prescription drugs and medical devices advanced out of a state Senate committee Tuesday.

Two men accused of robbing man at knifepoint for his medication

The Laurel County Sheriff's Office says two men held the man at knifepoint and forced him to give them money and a bottle of prescription pills.

UPDATE: missing Somerset man with brain injury found safe

A Somerset man previously missing has been found safe Wednesday evening, according to Somerset Police. 

Keeneland, other tracks, ban race day medication

Keeneland is among a number of horse racing tracks across the country that will soon ban the use of the widely prescribed anti-bleeding medication, Lasix on race day.

Police: Girlfriend of accused flasher could be in danger

Police say Serena Ross is now considered a missing person and may be in danger because she has health issues and does not have her medication with her.

What’s Going Around: Medications and Sunlight Exposure

We have had plenty of warm weather and sun the last several months and it has also produced several emergency department presentations for an under recognized source of rashes. There are countless sources of rashes out there, from infection to irritants and allergic reactions. One that most don't consider is the medications they are taking

LPD: Man with mental health issues accused of firing gun in home

Lexington Police say a man with mental health issues fired a rifle inside a home on Emerson Drive Wednesday night.

UPDATE: Golden Alert canceled, missing man found safe

A Golden Alert for a missing Lexington man with Alzheimer's was canceled Tuesday night after he was found safe, according to Lexington Police.

Golden Alert D: Missing 16-year old girl in Laurel County

A Golden Alert D has been issued for a missing 16-year old girl in Laurel County, according to the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.

Initiative aims to help prevent drug abuse

Officials in northern Kentucky are announcing a new initiative aimed at helping prevent drug abuse.

UPDATE: Search intensifies for missing Whitley County man

A search intensified Wednesday for a missing Whitley County man.

AG: Settlement returns nearly $300,000 to Medicaid program

Attorney General Andy Beshear says Kentucky's role in a settlement with a pharmaceutical company will result in nearly $300,000 being returned to the state's Medicaid accounts.

Historic home in Lexington damaged by fire

The Lexington Fire Department said an historic home was damaged Thursday by a fire.

Golden Alert issued for missing Jamestown man

Jamestown Police issued a Golden Alert Thursday night for 57-year old Thomas W. Polston. Investigators say he's been missing since yesterday. They say he suffers from high blood pressure which requires daily medication.

Images of suspected puppy thieves released

A man is accused of stealing a puppy from the Lexington Humane Society's Adoption Center by throwing it over a tall fence to an alleged accomplice, according to the LHS.

2 Accused of Trafficking Prescription Drugs in Nicholasville

On Friday, Nicholasville police said they received a call about a suspicious person in the Mobile Court area. When they got there, they said two people were hanging around a home where neither one of them lived.

Lexington Women Overdosing On Painkillers Younger Than National Average

The Centers for Disease Control released a report showing a spike in women overdosing on prescription medications. The average is smaller in Lexington--but so is the age.

Medication Disposal Program Collects 500,000 pills

The Frankfort Police Department reached the half-million mark of prescription pills collected during the 14th session of the "Medication Disposal" program.

Meds May Help Test Scores For ADHD Children

The sooner children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder start taking medications, the better their math scores may be.

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Fundraiser to help Ashland 12-year-old receive a service dog

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Floyd County Schools says it is in the Red Zone and will continue virtual learning

Superintendent Danny Adkins says the decision is based on the county's 'red zone' identification.

Guard members helping with new Louisville COVID testing process

An 11-person team from the 123rd Air Wing will provide patient registration, screening, and sample collection support.

Investment increases ethanol, biofuel sales jobs, market in Kentucky

The USDA announced an investment that the Trump administration is providing for rural businesses. The investment is over $4.2 million, it will help increase American ethanol and biofuel sales in Kentucky.