Indicted: Former state lawmaker Steve Nunn was indicted yesterday on a murder charge in connection with the death of ex-fiancee Amanda Ross, who was shot to death outside her Lexington townhouse on Sept. 11. The Fayette County grand jury also charged Nunn with violating a protective order, which is considered an aggravating circumstance, making him eligible for the death penalty.
Swine shots: The city is holding its first public H1N1 vaccination clinic today at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium. At this point, the Metro Department of Health has about 15,000 doses of the vaccine to distribute. Assuming the supply lasts, the vaccinations will continue on Thursday. So far, there have been 21 swine flu-related deaths reported in Kentucky.
D.C. sniper dead: The man behind a string of sniper-style shootings in and around the nation’s capital in the fall of 2002 was executed last night in Virginia. John Allen Muhammad — along with his young accomplice, Lee Boyd Malvo — randomly gunned down 10 people in the Washington area, a terrifying rampage that left the region paralyzed in fear for three weeks. Muhammad refrained from making a statement before he was put to death by lethal injection. Malvo, who was 17 at the time of the murders, was sentenced to life without parole for his role in the deadly crime spree.
A day of remembering and planning: On this Veterans Day, President Obama spent the morning honoring fallen soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery. This afternoon, he will meet with top advisors to discuss how to proceed with the war in Afghanistan.