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Police: Man fatally shot by Louisville officer during stop

Nov. 23, 2020 6:17 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A police officer in Louisville, Kentucky, fatally shot a man Sunday night during a traffic stop for a stolen car, according to the city police department’s interim chief. Louisville Metro Police Interim Chief Yvette Gentry said in a news conference early Monday morning that...

FILE - In this undated photo is Paul Hornung, of the Green Bay Packers. Hornung had the opportunity to play in his home state for Hall of Fame coach Bear Bryant at the University of Kentucky but felt Notre Dame gave him his best shot to thrive. “If you were a quarterback back in those days, you wanted to go to Notre Dame and to become successful,” Hornung said in a 2016 interview with the Heisman Trophy Trust. Hornung died Nov. 13, 2020, at age 84. (AP Photo, File)

Former Notre Dame coach reflects on Paul Hornung's legend

Nov. 21, 2020 9:37 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Terry Brennan was the head coach of the Notre Dame football team for just five seasons, but he had arguably the greatest player to ever don the navy and gold. Paul Hornung was a standout at Flaget High School when Brennan first heard about the Louisville “Golden Boy”...

Cunningham has 2 TDs, Louisville shuts out Syracuse 30-0

Nov. 21, 2020 12:02 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Having familiar faces back on defense made a big difference for Louisville. So did protecting the ball after coughing it up early. Malik Cunningham accounted for two touchdowns to offset three first-half turnovers, and Louisville held Syracuse to a season-low 137 yards with three...

Louisville officials approve police oversight board

Nov. 20, 2020 8:32 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Officials in Kentucky's largest city have approved the formation of a police oversight board. The Louisville Metro Council voted Thursday on the ordinance that will create an 11-member Civilian Review and Accountability Board, and an inspector general that will review police...

Fundraising campaign seeks to reopen Muhammad Ali museum

Nov. 20, 2020 7:13 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A fundraising campaign has been launched in an effort to raise enough money to renovate and reopen a museum at Muhammad Ali's childhood home in Louisville, Kentucky. The nonprofit Muhammad Ali Childhood Home Museum is trying to raise $5.8 million that would be used to build a welcome...

UPS mechanic killed in accident at Louisville hub

Nov. 18, 2020 4:55 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A UPS worker was killed in an accident Wednesday at a Kentucky facility, the company said. The employee was a mechanic who repaired sorting equipment, UPS said in a statement. The coroner's office identified him as David A. Platt, 28, of Springfield. The accident happened around 4:30...

This photo provided by Louisville Police Dept. shows Larynzo Johnson. Johnson was charged with two counts of assault on a police officer and multiple charges of wanton endangerment of police officers. (Louisville Police dept. via AP)

Man indicted in shooting of 2 officers at Taylor protest

Nov. 17, 2020 6:21 AM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man accused of shooting two police officers during demonstrations over the killing of Breonna Taylor has been indicted on 35 charges. Larynzo D. Johnson, 26, was indicted by a Jefferson County grand jury on two counts of first-degree assault and 33 counts of first-degree...

Officer pleads guilty to sex abuse of minor in mentor group

Nov. 16, 2020 10:31 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A third Kentucky police officer who was involved with a now-defunct youth mentoring program pleaded guilty Monday to sexually abusing a juvenile female in the group. Former Louisville Metro Police Officer Brad Schuhmann, 32, admitted in U.S. District Court in Louisville that he...

State Rep. Attica Scott speaks during a news conference, Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. Breonna Taylor's family attorney Ben Crump is calling for the Kentucky attorney general to release the transcripts from the grand jury that decided not to charge any of the officers involved in the Black woman's death.  (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

All protest charges dropped against Kentucky lawmaker

Nov. 16, 2020 4:37 PM EST

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — All charges were dropped Monday against Kentucky Rep. Attica Scott and others arrested during a protest against the decision not to indict the police officers who fatally shot Breonna Taylor. Scott, the only Black woman in Kentucky’s legislature, tweeted a picture of court...

FILE - In this Saturday, March 7, 2020, file photo, Louisville's Dana Evans (1) reacts after hitting a 3-pointer during an NCAA college basketball game at the Atlantic Coast Conference women's tournament against Florida State in Greensboro, N.C. Evans is the preseason ACC player of the year. (AP Photo/Ben McKeown, File)

No. 5 Louisville, No. 8 NC State headline ACC women's race

Nov. 16, 2020 4:30 PM EST

Fifth-ranked Louisville finally wrestled control of Atlantic Coast Conference women’s basketball away from Notre Dame. Now Jeff Walz’ Cardinals will tussle with eighth-ranked North Carolina State for league supremacy. The Cardinals won the regular-season race outright last year for the first time...