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Father accused of leaving eight-year old home alone

A Corbin man was arrested after deputies say he left his 8-year old daughter home alone.

Lexington Health Department collected its millionth needle

The health department in Lexington has collected its millionth needle for the harm reduction program.

Three people arrested on drug charges in Laurel County

Three people were arrested on drug charges in Laurel County on Thursday.

Boyle County Needle Exchange Program to Begin Jan. 13

Boyle County's needle exchange program is set to officially start in two weeks.

Deputies: Parent finds needle in child’s Halloween candy

Deputies in Mingo County are warning Halloween trick-or-treaters to check their candy before eating it after a needle was found in a child's candy bar.

Sheriff: Man with needle sticking out of hat arrested on meth charges

A man with a needle sticking out from underneath his hat was arrested on methamphetamine charges, according to the Whitley County Sheriff.

Fiscal court OKs Boyle County needle exchange program

Health officials in Boyle County can now move forward with a plan to create a needle exchange program after receiving approval from the county fiscal court.

Jessamine County needle-exchange program approved

Nicholasville-Jessamine County has become the fourth community in Kentucky to adopt a needle-exchange program.

Frankfort considering needle exchange program

The city of Frankfort is considering a resolution that would establish a needle exchange program.

Needle exchange program nears 1,000 used needles

The needle exchange program in Lexington has released their most recent numbers.

Over 100 clean needles distributed in needle-exchange program

This is the second week for a needle-exchange program for heroin users in Lexington.

Officials unveil plan for Lexington needle-exchange program

Lexington health officials have unveiled a preliminary plan for a needle-exchange program to be launched in the city.

Louisville approves needle exchange program

Kentucky's largest city has approved a needle exchange program in an effort to combat the state's heroin epidemic.

Nation’s drug czar touts needle-exchange programs

The nation's drug czar has touted needle-exchange programs as a way to reduce the spread of disease and to steer heroin users into treatment.

New Way To Treat Heroin Overdoses In The Works

A UK professor of pharmacy has made a nasal spray version of the drug Naloxone.

Winchester Police: Needle Found In Child’s Halloween Bag

Winchester police said a child got something far from a treat when she found a needle in her bag of Halloween candy.

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