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Man overdoses during standoff with police

No hostages were involved in standoff.

Father of overdose victim tells families ‘don’t give up’

Overdoses already top 2019 total in Lexington.

With more than 40 deaths a year, agency gets grant to fight opioid addictions

Grant helps fund new approaches as overdoses continue.

NKU, counties launch program as overdose rates double

Program for Carroll and Own counties.

Seven-county area sees rash of ‘Smurf Dope’ overdoses

Five overdoses in a few days spark alarm.

Man charged with drug trafficking after teen almost dies

Man accused of selling drugs to teen.

Coroner reports record breaking overdoses in Madison Co.

The Madison County coroner says 2019 has been a record breaking year for overdose deaths.

Sheriff: Student hospitalized after ‘vaping overdose’

Authorities in Kentucky says a student was hospitalized because of a possible vaping overdose.

High number of drug overdoses in Rowan County prompts warning

There is a warning in Rowan County this week after a high number of overdoses reported in the last 72 hours.

‘Run for Recovery’ to fight addiction, expand Shepherd’s House services

Shepherd's House will put on their 20th annual Run for Recovery on Saturday, July 27th at 8 a.m. at Keeneland.

UPDATE: Human remains found in Lexington identified

The remains were found in a wooded area of a Lexington park.

9-month-old baby revived with opioid overdose-reversal drug

Authorities say a 9-month-old baby overdosed on drugs and had to be revived with an opioid overdose-reversal drug.

Fentanyl deaths from ‘Mexican oxy’ pills hit Arizona hard

Illicit fentanyl smuggled from Mexico into the Southwest has become a profitable new business for drug gangs, helping push the synthetic opioid to the top spot for fatal U.S. overdoses.

Three men found dead in Lexington apartment

Lexington Police say three men were found dead in an apartment off Georgian Way in Lexington just before 1 p.m. Tuesday.

Police: Mother overdoses while driving car with child inside

Lexington police say 34-year-old Stephanie Little hit a curb, narrowly missing a light pole and an apartment complex last week.

2 inmates at Kentucky jail die in 4-day span

Kentucky State Police are investigating the second death in four days at the Boyd County Detention Center.

Autopsy finds rapper Mac Miller died from drugs and alcohol

A coroner has ruled rapper Mac Miller's death an accidental overdose due to a combination of drugs and alcohol.

Coroners office asking for public’s assistance finding family

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)  - The Fayette County coroner is looking for the family of a man that passed away last week. According to the coroners...

Deadly drug threat in Morehead

Morehead Police want to notify the Morehead/Rowan County community of a potential deadly drug threat.

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