Officials: Several inmates overdose at Louisville jail

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials at Louisville’s jail have responded to a series of overdoses that sent five inmates to the hospital. WDRB-TV reports officers were called to a women’s dorm at Louisville Metro Corrections around 5 a.m. Friday. They found three women unresponsive. Officials did not comment on what drugs the women consumed or how they got into the jail. Five inmates were sent to the hospital for suspected overdoses.  Three have been released and two more were expected to return to the jail later Friday. Corrections officers are searching dorms, and Louisville Metro Police also have dogs searching the jail.