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, [...]

Kentucky Governor Retaliates Against Poor After Court Rejects Medicaid Changes

By Michael Corcoran, Truthout.org -

GOP cruelty is not new, but it seems to be reaching new depths. Case in point: In Kentucky, Gov. Matt Bevin is now using the lives of Medicaid patients like pieces on a chessboard in an act of [...]

Thousands Of Teachers And Staff On Strike Across Oklahoma And Kentucky, Arizona Might Be Next

By Ashley Curtin, Nationofchange.org -

Schools shut down on Monday as thousands of teachers and staff in Oklahoma walked out to protest the low wages, benefit cuts and lack of school funding. Leading up to the planned strike, Oklahoma [...]

Kentucky Teachers Are Protesting And Walking Off Job To Save Their Pensions—And Winning

By Michael Arria, Inthesetimes.com -

Thousands of teachers across Kentucky have protested against proposed cuts to their pension benefits in recent weeks, and last Wednesday more than 60 of the state’s schools closed while their [...]

Kentucky Medicaid Enrollees Sue To Block Work Requirement Waiver

By Harris Meyer, Occupythebronx.org -

Groups representing Kentucky Medicaid beneficiaries sued the federal government Wednesday to block the state from implementing its Medicaid waiver program that includes a work requirement. The [...]

Lawmakers’ Attacks On Independent Abortion Clinics Are Working

By Nicole Knight, www.rewire.news -

By Nicole Knight for Rewire - A fight is raging in Louisville, Kentucky, where the extremist anti-abortion group Operation Save America aims to shut down the state’s last remaining abortion [...]

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