Kentucky Executions

Ky. lawmakers are set to embark on a discussion of whether executions should have a place in the state's criminal justice system and, if so, how should it be carried out.

Ky. Officials: State Ready To Resume Executions

Feb 1, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Kentucky is ready to resume executions because a new one- or two-drug lethal injection method that took effect Friday addresses concerns by inmates that the previously used three-drug mixture amounted to cruel and unusual punishment, prosecutors said.