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Kentucky man charged with officer attack during Capitol riot

Apr. 20, 2021 16:24 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky man has been charged with assault on a federal officer and other crimes in connection with the January insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, the FBI’s Louisville Field Office said in a statement Tuesday. Stephen Chase Randolph, of...

Olympian Richards-Ross joins Kentucky Derby coverage on NBC

Apr. 20, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Four-time Olympic gold medal-winning sprinter Sanya Richards-Ross will provide fashion and lifestyle commentary for the Kentucky Derby on NBC on May 1. The network is announcing her addition to its coverage Tuesday morning. Richards-Ross won gold...

Bob Valvano, brother of Jim Valvano, says he has leukemia

Apr. 19, 2021 23:20 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — ESPN college basketball analyst Bob Valvano, the brother of late North Carolina State men’s basketball coach and broadcaster Jim Valvano, says on social media that he has leukemia, an aortic aneurysm and some kidney damage. Jim Valvano, who died...

Beshear challenges law shifting fair board appointment power

Apr. 19, 2021 17:14 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andy Beshear has asked a judge to strike down a Republican-backed law that eroded his appointment authority over the state fair board in the latest partisan political battle to make its way into Kentucky courts. The measure...

EXPLAINER: Why 'excited delirium' came up at Chauvin trial?

Apr. 19, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The attorney for the former Minneapolis police officer accused of murder and manslaughter in George Floyd ’s death cited the disputed concept of excited delirium during closing arguments Monday in an effort to show that the force Derek Chauvin used was objectively...

Video: Louisville officer punches protester during arrest

Apr. 19, 2021 04:42 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A police officer in Kentucky was seen on video repeatedly punching a protester in the head while the man was face down on the ground and being arrested by several officers during a police brutality protest Sunday afternoon. Several Louisville...

Authorities identify 2 who died in Kentucky house fire

Apr. 19, 2021 04:30 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities in Kentucky have released the names of two people who died in a house fire in Louisville. Ronald Bush, 62, and Sierra Bush, 26, died of smoke inhalation, the Jefferson County coroner's office said in a news release Sunday. ...

Black Americans experiencing collective trauma, grief

Apr. 17, 2021 20:23 PM EDT

Carlil Pittman knows trauma firsthand. As the co-founder of the Chicago-based youth organization GoodKidsMadCity-Englewood, he grieved the loss of Delmonte Johnson, a young community activist, more than two years ago to the very thing the teen fought fiercely against: gun...

Post Hill Press goes on with book by officer in Taylor raid

Apr. 16, 2021 15:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The publisher of memoir by a Louisville police officer who fired at Breonna Taylor after being shot during the deadly raid on Taylor’s apartment says it will release the book even though its distributor, Simon & Schuster, announced it would “not be involved." ...

The Associated Press' 2020 Kentucky All-State Football Teams

Apr. 16, 2021 02:56 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The 2020 Associated Press Kentucky High School All-State first and second teams, as selected by 12 media representatives from across the state: FIRST TEAM OFFENSE Quarterback: Cameron Hergott, Beechwood. ...