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September 23, 2016

 

Republican Eric Holcomb and Democrat John Gregg

Video: Watch ‘Indiana Newsdesk’ September 23, 2016

We talk with the Indiana gubernatorial candidates, how the state is fighting against opioid abuse and more on a community effort to produce clean energy.

September 23, 2016

 

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Indiana To Stockpile Emergency Naloxone After Spike In Overdoses

Before the end of the year, the state department of health plans to unload naloxone kits in each of the state’s public health preparedness districts.

September 22, 2016

 

Larry Turner

Ind. To Get $1 Million In Federal Funds For Drug Abuse Prevention

The $950,000 in grant funding comes from two programs, one anti-heroin and the other anti-methamphetamine.

September 21, 2016

 

Newtown, Ohio Police Chief Tom Synan is the leader of a drug task force in the Cincinnati area. He says law enforcement won't stop after these arrests.

Police Arrest Two In Cincinnati For Distributing Synthetic Opioids

The arrests appear to be tied to a rash of overdoses in the greater-Cincinnati area at the end of August, when more than 175 people overdosed on heroin.

September 21, 2016

 

Columbus Indiana

Columbus Area Battles High Number Of Overdoses This Past Weekend

Officers in Columbus responded to seven heroin overdoses over the weekend, plus two other drug overdoses.

September 19, 2016

 

heroin

Planned Alert System Designed To Lessen Impact Of Drug Threats

A potential alert system would quickly distribute information across state lines about new drug dangers as they happen.

September 12, 2016

 

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Morgan Co. Suspects Dealers Lacing Heroin With Synthetic Opioids

Dealers sometimes cut heroin with synthetic opioids, which are cheaper and faster to get out on the streets. They're also much more potent than heroin.

August 31, 2016

 

Community members remember those that have passed away from drug overdoses.

Community Gathers To Remember Those Lost To Overdose

Community members gathered on the steps outside of the Monroe County Courthouse Wednesday evening to remember those that have passed away from drug overdoses.

August 31, 2016

 

Heroin and paraphernalia used to cook, prepare and inject heroin for confiscated in Indiana

CDC Awards $519K To Indiana For Overdose Prevention

The funds will increase education and training in the overdose-intervention drug naloxone for first responders and lay providers.

August 31, 2016

 

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Man Arrested In Cincinnati Following String Of Overdoses

Robert Lee Shields is charged with conspiring to distribute the controlled substance fentanyl.

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