“I live in a community that is affected deeply by drug overdoses,” said Prosecutor Cummings. “In our largest community, Anderson, in 2015 there were 231 overdose deaths. Out of those deaths, due to our current laws, I was only able to prosecute four people on a charge of reckless homicide.” He added that he is in favor of treatment for drug addicts as well as greater penalties for the people who sell drugs.The bill sets Level 2 or 3 felony penalties for the delivery of a drug to a user, whether the drug is used alone or in combination with alcohol or other drugs, that results in the user’s death.The bill will be heard again next week by the committee before a vote decides whether it will go to the full Senate for consideration. FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail Madison County Prosecutor Rodney J. Cummings testified today in support of a bill before the Senate Corrections and Criminal Law Committee that sets new penalties for drug deals resulting in death. The bill, S.B. 324, is sponsored by Sen. Erin Houchin.
Benjamin Walker in ‘American Psycho’ Show Closed This production ended its run on June 5, 2016 View Comments Audiences are in for a bloody good time at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre as American Psycho previews begin on March 24. Headliner Benjamin Walker, Tony winner Alice Ripley and Tony nominee (and current Broadway.com vlogger) Jennifer Damiano are just a few of the stars that will slay in the production, which officially opens on April 21.The Rupert Goold-helmed musical boasts a book by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa and a score by Duncan Sheik. Based on the novel by Bret Easton Ellis (which also inspired the Christian Bale-led film), American Psycho follows 26-year-old Patrick Bateman (Walker): a sophisticated, affluent and devastatingly handsome Wall Street tycoon in 1980s New York City. He’s got a sculpted body, a model-gorgeous girlfriend and a picture-perfect apartment. There’s just one snag: he also has a murderous, psychopathic alter ego that he hides from his friends and co-workers.The cast also includes Heléne Yorke, Theo Stockman, Brandon Kalm, Drew Moerlein, Krystina Alabado, Dave Thomas Brown, Jordan Dean, Anna Eilinsfeld, Jason Hite, Ericka Hunter, Holly James, Keith Randolph Smith, Alex Michael Stoll and Morgan Weed.London fans feasted their eyes on the to-die-for musical during its world premiere at the Almeida Theatre in December 2013 followed by a successful run in the West End. The thriller’s subsequent off-Broadway engagement was axed, clearing its direct shot at the Great White Way. Benjamin Walker Star Files American Psycho Related Shows