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Death row inmate has sentence commuted to life in prison

A death row inmate from Lexington is spared from possible execution but could still die in prison after having his sentence commuted to life by outgoing governor Matt Bevin.

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.

Death row inmate kicked out of Kosher program sues state

A Kentucky death row inmate has filed a federal lawsuit against the state claiming he is being denied kosher food at the state penitentiary.

Death-row inmates lose appeal challenging clemency system

Two men awaiting execution in Kentucky have lost their appeal challenging the clemency powers given to the governor.

Death row inmate Thomas Clyde Bowling dies

Bowling died Saturday from cancer-related health complications, according to prison officials.

Death row inmate asking high court to review case

A Kentucky death row inmate is asking the state Supreme Court to review his conviction in a 1985 slaying that left a woman dead and her father injured.

Judge rejects Kentucky inmate’s new trial bid

A Kentucky death row inmate has lost his bid for a new trial and to overturn his death sentences in the slayings of three people in central Kentucky.

Kentucky death row inmate appeals to Supreme Court

The most prolific killer in Kentucky's death row is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow him to reopen his case and overturn his convictions and death sentence.

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.

Death row inmate loses suit over hip surgery

A Kentucky death row inmate has lost his bid to force the state to find a place to perform surgery on his degenerating hip.

One drug execution protocol in Kentucky

Kentucky's prison system has filed new regulations to switch the way it executes death row inmates from a three drug cocktail to a single drug. The state switched to lethal injection in 1998.

Death Row Inmate Won’t Get New Trial

David Matthews' appeal was rejected by the U.S. Supreme Court

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Social media posts question behavior years ago, teacher suspended

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