Rounds of heavy rain will begin to move into the area later tonight, leading to the increased potential for flooding. A Flood Watch is in effect for the entire area from now through Thursday and a Winter Storm Warning goes into effect tomorrow. As we head into Wednesday, temperatures will drop and transition our rain to sleet and eventually to snow. Most of the area could see several inches of snow and sleet before it's all said and done. Keep it locked right here for updates.
Kentucky will change the way it executes prisoners after a judge
ordered it to rethink the current injection process that involves
three drugs. The move could open the door to a switch to a
The Kentucky Justice Cabinet filed notice Thursday in Franklin
Circuit Court that it would propose new regulations by July 24. The
single-page motion does not say what changes will be made.
Justice Cabinet spokeswoman Jennifer Brislin declined to
Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd in April gave Kentucky
90 days to make changes or face a trial to defend the three-drug
method. Shepherd ruled that if Kentucky moves to a one-drug
execution, any cruel and unusual punishment arguments raised by
death row inmates in a lawsuit would be moot.
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