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Case: Should 18- to 21-year-olds be eligible for execution

Kentucky's Supreme Court has delved into a case revolving around whether the death penalty should apply to defendants who committed their crimes between the ages of 18 and 21.

Kentucky judge rules death penalty protocol unconstitutional

A judge has ruled Kentucky's death penalty protocol is unconstitutional because it doesn't automatically suspend execution of prisoners with intellectual disabilities.

Kentucky prosecutor drops death penalty, saying witness lied

Hardin County prosecutor Shane Young said no physical evidence shows Aaron Pearson was complicit in the murder of 71-year-old Army veteran Norman Hall.

Second man will face death penalty in Owensboro slayings

Cylar Shemwell has been charged with murder and first-degree assault in the Jan. 17 shooting deaths of Jay Michael Sowders, Robert D. Smith and Christoper Carie.

Death penalty to be sought in triple murder

Death penalty to be sought in triple murder

Prosecutor to seek death penalty in triple murder case

Paul Douglas Sizemore was indicted Wednesday on 16 counts, including murder, attempt to commit murder and wanton endangerment.

Suspect in Louisville Kroger shooting indicted on murder charges, not charged with hate crime

The white man accused of opening fire in a Kentucky grocery store and parking lot, killing two black people, was indicted Wednesday on murder charges, but it’s too soon to determine if the death penalty will be sought, a prosecutor said.

Kentucky seeks death penalty in 71-year-old veteran’s death

A man that killed a veteran man get the death penalty if the state has its way.

DAY 2: Trial for accused murderer of Woodford Co. 6-year-old

Day two has begun in the trial for accused child murderer Ronald Exantus.

Lawyers say condemned killer early victim of opioid epidemic

Attorneys trying to stop the execution of a condemned Ohio killer in less than three weeks are drawing parallels between the state's opioid crisis and their client's drug abuse.

Boyle County triple murder suspect sues former attorney

A former Pulaski County preacher who is accused in a triple murder, and his wife, are suing his former attorney, claiming multiple counts of legal malpractice and incompetent representation, according to a report in The Advocate-Messenger.

Bill to abolish death penalty fails in House committee

A bill aimed at abolishing the death penalty in Kentucky has been defeated by a House committee.

Prosecutor eyes death penalty for man in murder, arson case

A prosecutor has filed a notice that his office intends to seek the death penalty in the case against a man indicted in a murder and arson case.

Man avoids possible death penalty with plea

A Frankfort man who had been charged with murder has pleaded guilty to first-degree manslaughter, avoiding the possibility of the death penalty in the 2013 beating death of his girlfriend.

Kentucky Man Sentenced To Death For 1983 Killing

A Louisville man has been sentenced to death for the 1983 slaying of a mother of five children.

Judge: Kentucky To Explain Lethal Injection Drugs

A judge said Kentucky officials should be prepared to explain how and why they arrived at what drugs to use in a lethal injection and what doses of the narcotics to administer.

Judge Won’t Lift Lethal Injection Ban

A judge says he will not lift an injunction on lethal injections in Kentucky, saying concerns about the procedure still haven't been resolved.

Update: Prosecutors Yet to Determine If They’ll Seek Death Penalty for Keith

The Burnside Pastor accused of murdering three people in a Danville pawn shop has been denied bond.

Update: Prosecutors Yet to Determine If They’ll Seek Death Penalty for Keith

The Burnside Pastor accused of murdering three people in a Danville pawn shop has been denied bond.

Man Accused In Richmond Double Murder Now Facing Death Penalty

The man accused of killing his mother and his girlfriend could get the death penalty, if convicted.

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