capital punishment http://wuky.org en Judge Concerned About 1-Drug Execution Method http://wuky.org/post/judge-concerned-about-1-drug-execution-method <p>A <font color="red">Kentucky</font> judge has expressed concerns about the state's plan to use a single drug to carry out lethal injections. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 18:19:25 +0000 Associated Press 51717 at http://wuky.org Judge Concerned About 1-Drug Execution Method Kentucky One Step Closer To Resuming Executions http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-one-step-closer-resuming-executions <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky.&nbsp; --&nbsp; Kentucky has moved one step closer to resuming executions - perhaps in the spring - by sending new rules for lethal injections to lawmakers. Once approved, the state will ask the judge who halted executions more than a year ago to lift his order.</span></p><p></p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 12:09:44 +0000 Associated Press 23559 at http://wuky.org Kentucky One Step Closer To Resuming Executions Kentucky Lawmakers Consider Abolishing Death Penalty http://wuky.org/post/kentucky-lawmakers-consider-abolishing-death-penalty <p>FRANKFORT, Ky. - For the first time in Kentucky, a legislative committee is considering a move to abolish the death penalty. The bill received a hearing in a state Senate committee today.<br /><br /> Senate Bill 63 would abolish capital punishment in the commonwealth, a move few other states have accomplished by statute.<br /><br /> The bill has the support of the American Bar Association based on a report the group released last summer detailing numerous problems with Kentucky&rsquo;s capital punishment system.<br /> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 19:39:16 +0000 Kenny Colston, Kentucky Public Radio 10700 at http://wuky.org Kentucky Lawmakers Consider Abolishing Death Penalty