Richard Underwood, a University of Kentucky law professor, wrote "CrimeSong: True Crime Stories From Southern Murder Ballads."
Richard Underwood, a University of Kentucky law professor, wrote "CrimeSong: True Crime Stories From Southern Murder Ballads." Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com
Richard Underwood, a University of Kentucky law professor, wrote "CrimeSong: True Crime Stories From Southern Murder Ballads." Tom Eblen teblen@herald-leader.com

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Tom Eblen

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Tom Eblen is a columnist for the Lexington Herald-Leader who writes about life, people and issues in Lexington and Kentucky. A Lexington native, Eblen was the Herald-Leader's managing editor from 1998 to 2008.