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Two plead guilty to distributing opioids that caused deadly overdoses

Two people in separate cases both pleaded guilty Monday to distributing opioids that resulted in deadly overdoses.

KSP: Suspected fentanyl-laced meth causing overdoses in Madison County

State Police say suspected fentanyl-laced methamphetamine has led to a number of overdoses in Madison County.  

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.

360 doses of Narcan to be distributed in Appalachia

Governor Bevin says additional first responders in Kentucky are receiving doses of Narcan to help fight drug overdoses.

String of overdoses leads to death and damage

There were five overdoses reported in Lexington in less than an hour Friday which led to one death and an arrest, according to Lexington Police.

What’s Going Around – Overdoses

ABC 36's Doc-On-Call, physician Ryan Stanton looks at a health issue that's becoming more and more of a problem in our region of the country - overdoses.

Nicholasville PD now carrying Narcan to fight overdoses

The Nicholasville Police Department says that all officers have completed training in using the overdose-reversing drug Narcan and are now required to carry the drug.

LPD, DEA team up to combat heroin

The Lexington Police Department announced their partnership with the DEA in fighting heroin overdoses on Friday.

2 men indicted in Central Kentucky painkiller overdoses

Two men have been indicted in connection with a series of overdoses in Montgomery County last month.

24 heroin overdoses reported in 1 day in Louisville

Public health officials in Louisville are warning of a spike in heroin overdoses in the city.

Huntington police respond to 26 overdoses in 4 hours

Officials in Huntington are warning people about an especially dangerous batch of heroin after emergency responders responded to more than two dozen reported overdoses within a four-hour span.

KY to receive CDC funding to combat prescription drug overdoses

Governor Steve Beshear announced today that Kentucky will receive nearly $4 million in federal funding over the next four years to combat the epidemic of prescription drug overdoses.

State Suspends Danville Psychiatrist’s Medical License

Officials are investigating allegations that at least 12 of Dr. Melborne Williams' patients died of drug overdoses in the past year.

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