A former Kentucky state lawmaker has pleaded guilty to murder for shooting his ex-fiance and was sentenced to life without parole. An attorney for former Republican gubernatorial candidate Steve Nunn said the son of former Kentucky Governor Louis B. Nunn entered the plea Tuesday in Fayette County court. Nunn could have faced the death penalty […]
Amanda’s Bill, which is designed to strengthen domestic violence laws in Kentucky, has moved another step closer to final passage. Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh is tracking the bill’s progress.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh The Kentucky House today is poised to act on Amanda’s Bill, which requires electronic monitoring of some individuals accused of domestic violence. House Speaker Greg Stumbo, the bill’s sponsor, is anxious to move the measure to the Senate. “We’re gonna add a couple of floor amendments to it that […]
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Amanda’s Bill is House Bill One in the 2010 Kentucky General Assembly. Speaker Greg Stumbo is sponsoring the measure, named for Amanda Ross, who was gunned down outside of her Lexington home last September. Former Rep. Steve Nunn is charged with her murder. Cleveland, Ohio, resident Debbie Riddle says […]
From Stu Johnson, Kentucky Public Radio/WEKU, Richmond Former Kentucky state lawmaker Steve Nunn has pleaded not guilty to the September murder of his former fiance. The 57 year old Nunn is accused of fatally shooting 29 year old Amanda Ross outside her Lexington apartment. His attorney entered pleas of not guilty Thursday to charges of […]
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Accused murderer Steve Nunn of Glasgow, Kentucky, has been moved from the Fayette County Jail for psychiatric evaluation. Former Kentucky lawmaker Steve Nunn is now housed in the Kentucky Correctional Psychiatric Center in LaGrange. The Courier-Journal says Nunn, who’s accused of killing former fiancée Amanda Ross, was moved to the […]
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Another level of protection for alleged victims of domestic violence is at the heart of legislation to be offered this week by Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo. When Amanda Ross was murdered on September 11th in Lexington, a domestic violence order was in place against Steve Nunn, the man […]
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh
He’s the son of a former Kentucky governor. He grew up in the governor’s mansion, went to college, raised a family and built a successful political career of his own. But now, Steve Nunn is charged with murder.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Lawmakers who served with Steve Nunn in the Kentucky House of Representatives are reacting to the murder charge leveled against their former colleague from Glasgow. In the House, former representative Steve Nunn was known for his compassion and sensitivity on issues like domestic violence. For Nunn to now be […]
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh Former Kentucky legislator Steve Nunn of Glagow is now charged with last Friday’s murder of his former fiancée. With Steve Nunn facing the possibility of posting a cash bond today and obtaining release from jail, Lexington Police last night announced they’re charging Nunn with murder. He’s accused of gunning […]