More than $3 million has been awarded to provide heroin and prescription drug abuse treatment for Kentucky jail inmates and for an injectable treatment designed to prevent relapse as offenders leave custody.
The Lexington Police Department says it is working to equip its officers with body cameras. Assistant Chief Dwayne Holman told an Urban County Council Committee that the department plans to release a request for bids for body cameras and storage for videos by January or February. The goal is to have officers using the cameras by June.
This week Dr. Greg and Dr. Dennis Karounos, faculty member in internal medicine and endocrinology at UK Healthcare, discuss several myths and facts about the state's high number of diabetes-related maladies. November is National Diabetes Awareness Month.