Rallies And Marches Mark Anniversary Of Breonna Taylor’s Killing

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams. -

Hundreds rallied in downtown Louisville, Kentucky and marched through the streets on Saturday to mark the one-year anniversary of the killing of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old Black woman who was [...]

Insulting Police Would Be A Crime Under Kentucky Bill

By Chris Walker, Truthout. -

A committee within the Kentucky State Senate has advanced a bill that would make insulting a police officer a misdemeanor crime. The proposal, which is part of a larger bill that includes a [...]

Louisville Is Failing Homeless People This Winter

By Emma Austin, Louisville Courier Journal. -

As much of Louisville remains under a layer of ice and with another winter storm on the way, the city is doing nothing to keep alive its homeless population, several advocates contended Saturday [...]

Breonna Taylor Grand Jurors File Petition Against Kentucky Attorney General

By Celine Castronuovo, The Hill. -

Three grand jurors from the investigation into the police raid that killed 26-year-old Breonna Taylor are now calling for Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron (R) to be impeached over [...]

Kentucky Police Training Slideshow Quoted Hitler

By Satchel Walton and Cooper Walton, Manual Red Eye. -

A training slideshow used by the Kentucky State Police (KSP) — the second largest police force in the state — urges cadets to be “ruthless killer[s]” and quotes Adolf Hitler advocating [...]

Grand Jury Member Breaks Silence On Breonna Taylor Case

By Charles Davis, Insider.com. -

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, announcing last month that no police officers would be charged with homicide for killing Breonna Taylor, claimed members of a grand jury agreed with him [...]

Grand Juror Files Suit To Release Transcript In Breonna Taylor Case

By Tessa Duvall and Darcy Costello, Courier Journal. -

In a motion filed late Monday afternoon, the juror also asks a judge to allow fellow jurors to give up their confidential status if they wish and speak freely about the controversial case that [...]

Jailer Who Organized Assault On An Inmate Sentenced To Prison

By Morgan Eads, Kentucky.com. -

A former deputy jailer has been sentenced to four years in federal prison after pleading guilty to violating the civil rights of an inmate at the Shelby County Detention Center. William [...]

Louisville: Black Lives Matter Protesters Arrested After Blocking Street

By Chris Kenning, Hayes Gardner and Ben Tobin, Courier Journal. -

Louisville, KY - More than 100 Black Lives Matter protesters were confronted by police after blocking off Market Street in Louisville's Nulu neighborhood on Friday afternoon and setting up an [...]

87 Charged With Felonies After Breonna Taylor Protest

By Jordan Freiman, CBS News. -

Eighty-seven people were arrested and charged with a felony after a Tuesday protest on the lawn of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron, the Louisville Metro Police Department said in a [...]

‘Black Lives Matter’ Demonstrations Continue Long Quest For Environmental Justice

By James Bruggers, Inside Climate News. -

Kentucky—A month before thousands began marching here, day after day, to protest the police killings of George Floyd in Minneapolis and a woman here named Breonna Taylor, a professor at the [...]

David McAtee, Louisville business Owner, Killed By Authorities

By Phillip M. Bailey and Darcy Costello, Louisville Courier Journal. -

Louisville, KY - David McAtee, who turned his talent for food into a popular West End eatery, was shot and killed by law enforcement officers early Monday morning, an incident that's now [...]

‘No Pay, We Stay’; Protesting Miners In Harlan County Are Not Going Anywhere

By Connor James and Will Puckett, Wymt.com -

People and organizations continued to stop by a railroad track in Cumberland Tuesday, bringing food and water to protesting miners. The miners have prevented a train hauling coal from the [...]

Poor People’s Campaign Protesting Emergency Regulation In Frankfort Tuesday

By Becca Schimmel, Wkyufm.org -

The Kentucky Poor People’s Campaign is returning to the state capitol Tuesday to protest a new emergency regulation enacted by Governor Matt Bevin. The new rules require those wanting to assemble [...]

Kentucky Is Making The Poorest Of The Poor Pay For Healthcare In 2019

By Nick Martin, Splinternews.com -

Merry Christmas, happy New Year, and if you live in Kentucky, good luck going to the doctor. Starting Jan. 1, Kentucky will require all patients to make a copay when visiting the doctor, [...]

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