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A total of $6.6 million from the federal government is on its way to Kentucky to be used to fight the opioid epidemic in rural parts of the state.
Vice President Mike Pence is visiting the EKU saterllite campus in Manchester.
More than 1,000 Kentuckians died from opioids in 2017.
The University of Kentucky received a major grant to combat the opioid epidemic and other groups in that fight will also benefit.
Kentucky's chief justice has unveiled a statewide initiative to help the judicial system respond to the opioid epidemic that has put a strain on courts.
New York is suing the billionaire family behind OxyContin, alleging the drugmaker fueled the opioid crisis by putting hunger for profits over patient safety.
Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter says he will announce a "breaking development" in the state's lawsuit against the nation's leading manufacturers of opioid pain medications.
A political feud between Kentucky's top elected officials is complicating the state's effort to hold drug companies accountable for their part in the opioid epidemic.
A play premiering Friday night in Morehead is being put on to educate the community about Kentucky's opioid epidemic, while raising money for its victims.
A panel of judges is expressing skepticism about whether lawsuits brought on behalf of babies born in opioid withdrawal should have their cases considered separately from hundreds of government entities also suing the drug industry over an opioid crisis.
Police have arrested a man they say imported fentanyl into Lexington from Detroit, intending to distribute it.
Lexington has funds for additional weapons to use in the war on opioid abuse thanks to a $2 million federal grant.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) - Lexington received two million dollars from a federal grant to fight the war on opioid abuse , according to city...
A United States district judge has sentenced a former Tennessee constable to 10 years in federal prison for conspiring to distribute oxycodone.
NATIONAL. (ASSOCIATED PRESS) - A company whose prescription opioid marketing practices are being blamed for sparking a nationwide overdose and addiction crisis says it's...
It has been three years since the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department has opened their needle-exchange program.
Andy Beshear and 24 other attorneys general are pushing for legislation requiring shell corporations to disclose who controls and profits from their activities.
A newly released study found that opioid misuse dropped 90 percent for female clients and 94 percent for male clients who completed recovery programs at the Hope Center.
Kentucky's Democratic attorney general has sued a St. Louis-based pharmaceutical manufacturer for misrepresenting the addictive nature of their opioid-based drugs.
How bad is Kentucky's overdose problem? So bad, the Fayette County coroner wants another deputy coroner hired just to handle the problem.