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Kentucky city seeks to help residents buy vacant properties

Aug. 13, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky city will is considering new rules that would help local residents purchase abandoned properties in their neighborhoods, especially if they plan to turn them into owner-occupied homes. Louisville's Landbank Authority currently owns more than 600...

Reports: Ex-officer to plead guilty in Breonna Taylor case

Aug. 12, 2022 18:51 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Former Louisville police Detective Kelly Goodlett intends to plead guilty to a civil rights charge stemming from the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman whose death in a botched police drug raid helped spark racial justice protests in 2020. ...

Editorial Roundup: Kentucky

Aug. 11, 2022 13:23 PM EDT

Bowling Green Daily News. August 10, 2022. Editorial: COVID concerns remain real In recent months, we have seen a welcome respite from what seemed like a constant focus on COVID-19 over the better part of the previous two years. Headlines about the...

Semitrailer turns over in Kentucky, spills beer

Aug. 10, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A semitrailer loaded with beer turned over in Kentucky on Wednesday, spilling cases just off an interstate ramp. The truck crashed around 8:50 a.m. while traveling from the Interstate 71 ramp to I-265 in northeastern Louisville, news outlets reported. ...

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...