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Convicted drug maker arrested on new drug charges

Has convictions in two counties

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.

Man pleads to role in deadly shooting, then released from jail

Billy Jo Turner was released from jail after striking a plea deal to lesser charges for his role in a deadly Frankfort shooting., according to the State Journal.

Man nearing end of parole arrested on new child porn charges

A Lancaster man who had less than a month to serve on federal parole for a child porn conviction, was arrested Tuesday on new child porn charges, according to the Attorney General's Office.

No parole for man who killed family, held students hostage

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky man who killed his family and then took a high school classroom hostage 25 years ago has been...

Man sentenced to life without parole in double slaying

A man who entered an Alford plea to killing a retired pastor and his wife in their southcentral Kentucky home has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

Former UK player convicted of rape granted parole

The Herald-Leader newspaper reports the Kentucky Parole Board granted parole for 68-year-old Tom Payne on Tuesday.

Parole denied for man who killed Harrodsburg cop

The parole board has denied parole for John Paul Works.
Joseph Hemmerle

Kentucky priest convicted of sexual abuse denied parole

A Catholic priest convicted of sexual abuse charges that occurred at a summer camp he ran in Kentucky has failed to win an early release from prison.
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Family, friends of victim in 1993 Ky. shooting fight parole

The family and friends of the victim whose death was the impetus for the creation of Kentucky's Victim Information and Notification Everyday system are pleading against granting parole to the man convicted of killing her.

OJ Simpson granted parole in Nevada robbery

O.J. Simpson will be paroled after serving nine years in prison for a botched bid to retrieve sports memorabilia in Las Vegas.
Matthew Donaghy

UPDATE: Parole Denied for Man Convicted in 2015 Stabbing

Parole has been denied for Matthew Donaghy, convicted of manslaughter in the fatal stabbing of his boyfriend.

Man convicted in 1986 murder denied parole

A man convicted of the 1986 murder of a Lexington restaurant manager learned his fate after a parole board hearing this morning.

House passes bill that increases penalties for those who try to kill police, firefighters

The Kentucky House passed a bill that would increase the amount of time someone convicted of trying to kill a police officer or firefighter would have to serve before being eligible for parole or probation.

House bill would increase penalties for attempted murder of peace officers

Anyone convicted of trying to murder a peace officer or firefighter would serve a longer prison sentence under a proposed bill that passed the state House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday.

Friends and family beg to keep Lexington police officer’s killer in prison

A man who ran down and killed a Lexington Police Officer in the line of duty six years ago is up for parole again. Once again, Officer Bryan Durman’s family and friends went before the parole board and pleaded with it to keep the killer in prison.
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Man convicted in officer’s death up for parole

A man convicted of manslaughter in the death of a Lexington police office will go before the Kentucky Parole Board next week.

New court ruling could mean possible parole for teen killers

A recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling could mean two men convicted of murders in Kentucky as teenagers could become eligible for parole hearings or new sentencing hearings.
Roneil O. Cornelison

Murder parolee arrested after fight at Richmond night club

Officers arrested a Richmond man after being called to the Manhattan Club on Water Street early Sunday morning.

Parole denied for Karen Brown

A woman convicted in a 1986 murder will not receive parole for at least another 5 years.

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