May 25, 2014
Condemned inmate claims mental disability
Kentucky's longest-serving death row inmate is claiming he has a mental disability and should be exempt from facing execution.
Federal judge wants lingering capital case moving
U.S. District Judge Karen K. Caldwell has set a November meeting date for prosecutors and attorneys for 54-year-old Karu Gene White to set a schedule for resolving the case, which has been pending since 2002.
Highway improvement contracts awarded
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has awarded 10 contracts totaling more than $2.8 million for highway projects impacting seven counties in the Department of Highways District 10.
Community Press & Recorder
Gunman, angry over eggs, kills 6
A 47-year-old eastern Kentucky man went on a rampage in a trailer park Saturday morning and killed five people with a shotgun before turning the gun on himself, state police said.
The Cincinnati Enquirer
State police: 6 dead in eastern Kentucky shooting
JACKSON, Ky. - Kentucky State Police have identified a gunman they say killed five people with a shotgun Saturday before turning the weapon on himself.