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Judge: Car search coerced by Kentucky police officer

Jun. 20, 2019 6:20 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A judge has ruled that Kentucky police coerced a man into allowing officers to search his car, leading to charges including violating a protective order by carrying a gun. The Courier Journal reports Judge Annie O'Connell has since thrown out the evidence and will have the felony...

Anti-crime effort in Louisville nets more indictments

Jun. 20, 2019 5:03 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Kentucky's largest city have announced charges against 20 people accused of firearms violations. U.S. Attorney Russell Coleman says it's the latest round of federal indictments aimed at reducing violent crime in Louisville. Prosecutors say these indictments...

Bellarmine moving to Div. I, joining Atlantic Sun conference

Jun. 18, 2019 2:08 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Bellarmine University, a private Catholic college in Louisville, is moving to NCAA Division I and joining the Atlantic Sun Conference. The move will elevate most of the university's athletic programs to Division I status beginning in the summer of 2020. Bellarmine president Susan...

Group seeks hate crime probe of Ali mural vandalism

Jun. 18, 2019 6:33 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Muslim advocacy group wants Kentucky authorities to investigate vandalism on a mural of boxing champ Muhammad Ali as a possible hate crime. The Kentucky chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations made the request in a news release Monday. CAIR-Kentucky chair Waheedah...

Company plans to create up to 850 jobs in Jeffersonville

Jun. 17, 2019 3:42 PM EDT

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Indiana officials say health care solutions provider PharmaCord will build an operations and call center in southern Indiana, creating up to 850 new jobs by the end of 2023. The Indiana Economic Development Corp. says the Louisville, Kentucky-based company will invest more than...

Ex-NBA player Anthony Grundy charged in fatal hit and run

Jun. 16, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former NBA player, Anthony Grundy, has pleaded not guilty in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Kentucky. News outlets report the 40-year-old Grundy turned himself in Friday and appeared in court Saturday. He is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and failure to...

Kentucky's high court rules in trampoline park injury case

Jun. 15, 2019 2:13 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's Supreme Court has ruled that a damage waiver signed by a parent at a trampoline park does not protect the park from liability in the case of an injured child. The Courier Journal reports that the court said Thursday it reached a unanimous decision in a lawsuit against...

Police: Driver dragged Kentucky officer through Kroger lot

Jun. 14, 2019 3:27 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A man is accused of trapping a Kentucky trooper's arm in his car window, dragging the officer through a Kroger parking lot and nearly crashing into other officers. News outlets report 26-year-old Thomas Trummer Jr. was arrested Thursday in Louisville on charges including third-degree...

Accidental crash won't stop gay bar's Pride in Kentucky

Jun. 13, 2019 2:54 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Police in Kentucky say there was no evil intent involved when a van driver crashed into the front patio of a popular gay bar during Pride Week. The Courier Journal reports no one was injured as the van swerved off the street on Wednesday, bursting through a fence and knocking over...

Mural of Muhammad Ali vandalized in Kentucky

Jun. 13, 2019 11:28 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A vandal has painted the words "racist," ''antisemitic" and "homophobe" on a mural of boxing champ Muhammad Ali in Kentucky. The words were painted in orange over Ali's portion of the "Kentucky Rushmore" mural that features other icons from the state, including Abraham Lincoln. The...