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Oct 23, 2015

Newscast for Friday, October 23, 2015:

  • The Colorado Springs Police Department is training officers to administer a medication known as Narcan in an effort to address heroin overdoses.  The move comes after the department says it's seen an increase in seized heroin within the region.  The $25,000 program is being paid for through seized drug money, and all officers within the department will receive a Narcan kit.
  • Community leaders in the Pikes Peak region are taking on the issue of chronic homelessness. As KRCC's Tucker Hampson reports, they're seeking public engagement at a summit in Colorado Springs.