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University of Georiga students lead a Black Lives Matter protest in downtown in memory of Breonna Taylor in Athens, Ga., Friday, Sept. 25, 2020. (Joshua L. Jones/Athens Banner-Herald via AP)

AG seeks delay in releasing Breonna Taylor grand jury files

Sep. 30, 2020 10:48 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's attorney general is seeking to delay the release of secret grand jury proceedings in the Breonna Taylor case just as audio recordings were set to be released to the public. Attorney General Daniel Cameron's office filed a motion Wednesday morning asking for a week's delay...

Kentucky attorney general's office seeks to delay release of secret grand jury proceedings in Breonna Taylor case

Sep. 30, 2020 10:29 AM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky attorney general's office seeks to delay release of secret grand jury proceedings in Breonna Taylor case.

Manufacturing company to open new plant in Kentucky

Sep. 30, 2020 5:22 AM EDT

MOUNT VERNON, Ky. (AP) — A company that manufactures metal compressed air sprayers plans to open a production plant in eastern Kentucky that will create up to 100 jobs, officials said. Chapin International Inc. plans to relocate part of existing operations in New York and Ohio to the facility in Rockcastle...

Kentucky Speedway says it's off NASCAR's schedule

Sep. 29, 2020 11:22 PM EDT

SPARTA, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Speedway has lost its spot on NASCAR's schedule, the racetrack said Tuesday night ahead of NASCAR's announcement of venues and dates for next year. Kentucky held its first Cup Series race in 2011 and has hosted a tripleheader in recent years with races in NASCAR's Cup, Xfinity...

Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron addresses the media following the return of a grand jury investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor, in Frankfort, Ky., Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020. Of the three Louisville Metro police officers being investigated, one was indicted. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

Court to release grand jury record in Breonna Taylor case

Sep. 29, 2020 6:58 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky’s attorney general acknowledged that he never recommended homicide charges against any of the police officers conducting the drug raid that led to Breonna Taylor's death, and said he didn't object to a public release of the grand jury's deliberations. Amid outrage...

Kentucky reports second-highest daily number of virus cases

Sep. 29, 2020 6:46 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's spike in coronavirus cases accelerated Tuesday when 1,018 more cases were reported — the state's second-highest daily total since the pandemic began. The near-record number should be a “wake-up call," Gov. Andy Beshear said as he kept urging people to wear...

Los Angeles Lakers' Anthony Davis (3) celebrates after the Lakers beat the Denver Nuggets in an NBA conference final playoff basketball game Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Lakers won 117-107 to win the series 4-1. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

No matter who wins the finals, Kentucky will have champions

Sep. 29, 2020 6:15 PM EDT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — The Lakers primarily wear purple and gold. The main Heat colors are red and black. And these NBA Finals seem tinged in blue — Kentucky blue, to be precise. No matter what happens in this title series, Kentucky’s list of NBA champions is sure to grow. Anthony...

Dayja Hogg, 19, stands for a portrait in front of her home town's courthouse on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, in Whitesburg, Ky. Following the deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Hogg helped organize a protest in her home town of Whitesburg where she grew up experiencing racism. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Black Appalachians find hope in national reckoning on race

Sep. 29, 2020 6:10 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Dayjha Hogg has known racism her entire life, but until recently she thought she and her family had to face it on their own. Hogg, 19, lives in Whitesburg, Kentucky, a town of 2,000 people in the heart of Appalachia. She is biracial — born to a Black father and a white mother...

Authorities searching for inmate who escaped Kentucky jail

Sep. 29, 2020 5:48 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities say they are looking for an inmate who escaped from a Kentucky jail on Tuesday through a hole in a fourth-floor window. Officials think inmate Anthony Martinez, 30, climbed through the window and then used a hose draped along the building to lower himself to the ground,...

Kentucky attorney general agrees to comply with judge's order to release grand jury proceedings in Breonna Taylor case

Sep. 29, 2020 4:59 PM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky attorney general agrees to comply with judge's order to release grand jury proceedings in Breonna Taylor case.