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Breonna Taylor supporters relieved by charges against police

Aug. 05, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville activists put in long hours on phones and in the streets, working tirelessly to call for arrests in the fatal police shooting of Breonna Taylor — but it was mostly two years filled with frustration. This week they saw their fortunes suddenly...

Feds charge 4 police officers in fatal Breonna Taylor raid

Aug. 04, 2022 18:29 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The federal government filed civil rights charges Thursday against four Louisville police officers over the drug raid that led to the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman whose fatal shooting helped fuel the racial justice protests that rocked the nation in 2020. ...

Justice Department: 4 Louisville police officers face federal charges in drug raid that led to Breonna Taylor’s death

Aug. 04, 2022 11:21 AM EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Justice Department: 4 Louisville police officers face federal charges in drug raid that led to Breonna Taylor’s death.

After the rain, heat descends on flooded Kentucky towns

Aug. 02, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) — Withering heat was descending on a region of eastern Kentucky already reeling from massive flooding, forcing residents laboring to clean up after the deluge to cope with an oppressive new threat. The grim task of cleaning up from the flooding continued, but...

Kentucky clinics appeal order that reinstated abortion ban

Aug. 02, 2022 19:28 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's two abortion clinics filed a quick appeal Tuesday aimed at restoring abortion services in the state, a day after an appellate judge reinstated a near-total statewide abortion ban. The clinics, both in Louisville, asked the Kentucky Supreme Court to...

Appeals court reinstates Kentucky's near-total abortion ban

Aug. 01, 2022 21:43 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky appeals court has reinstated a near-total abortion ban that took effect when the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade. The ruling means most abortions are illegal in the state, for now. Attorney General Daniel Cameron asked the...

Kentucky AG appeals judge's order that blocks abortion ban

Jul. 28, 2022 17:57 PM EDT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is asking a state appeals court to overturn an injunction issued last week that blocks the state's abortion ban. The injunction ruling by a judge in Louisville prevents the state's near-total ban on abortion from taking...

Mask wearing required in Kentucky's largest school district

Jul. 24, 2022 11:04 AM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky's largest school district will require universal masking on school property as Jefferson County moves into the highest level of COVID-19 community spread. The change begins Monday and lasts until Jefferson County comes out of the red, media outlets...

Former Kentucky probation officer faces sex abuse charges

Jul. 23, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Kentucky probation officer has been charged in federal court with sexually abusing women under his supervision. An indictment by a grand jury in Louisville was unsealed on Friday. It charges 55-year-old Ronald R. Tyler with engaging in unwanted...

Kentucky judge extends block of state's abortion ban

Jul. 22, 2022 17:59 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky judge granted an injunction on Friday that prevents the state's near-total ban on abortions from taking effect, meaning the state's two clinics can continue providing abortions, for now. Jefferson Circuit Judge Mitch Perry's ruling says there is...