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UPDATE: Protest arrests include athletes, stars, other celebrities

87 people were arrested Tuesday night after protesters brought their demands for a swifter investigation into Breonna Taylor's death to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron's house, according to Louisville ABC affiliate WHAS-TV. 

UPDATE: Family releases statement after UK graduate fatally shot amid protest

Louisville Police say the man accused of shooting and killing 27-year-old Tyler Charles Gerth is in custody in the hospital.

Police officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting fired

A termination letter for Officer Brett Hankison released by the city’s police department today said Hankinson violated procedures by showing “extreme indifference to the value of human life."

Police: Louisville Kroger guard charged with stabbing customer

Louisville Metro police say a Kroger security guard stabbed a customer in the back because the customer used a machine while the store was closing.

Kentucky police seize air fryer containing 20 pounds of meth

Police in Kentucky confiscated an unusual holiday gift from a suspect's home, about 20 pounds of meth that was shipped through the mail in an air fryer.

Lawsuit: Police department discriminated against gay officer

A lawsuit alleges that a Kentucky police department discriminated against one of its officers because of his sexuality.

Police department sues KY newspaper over records request

The Courier Journal reports it’s being sued by Louisville Metro police, despite a state attorney general’s ruling that the department violated state law.  

Police arrest teen accused of firing shot at state fair

Kentucky State Police say a teenager has been arrested for allegedly firing a shot into the air at the state fair last weekend.

Driver awaits murder trial in Kentucky officer’s death

A Kentucky truck driver charged with murder in the traffic death of a Louisville Metro Police officer will be monitored at home while he awaits trial.

Police: Kentucky Hindu temple vandalized in hate crime

Police say xenophobic and sexist messages were scrawled along with images of crosses and phrases such as "Jesus Is The Only God."

UPS driver accused of stealing 68 packages in Kentucky

Citing an arrest citation, news outlets report Louisville Metro police believe 38-year-old Jon Keen stole the 68 packages and resold some.

UPDATE: Officer identified in deadly crash in Louisville

The officer killed in a crash Monday in Louisville has now been identified.

Kentucky officer indicted on assault charge

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky grand jury has indicted a police officer who knocked an 18-year-old handcuffed man to the ground. News outlets report...

Police: Woman says she dropped sword on man during argument

Louisville Metro police say a witness told officers that Angela Hill and the man argued over money and Hill hit him with the sword twice in the legs.

Police fatally shoot man during gunfire exchange

Police in Louisville exchange gunfire with a man they say was involved in a domestic dispute.

Kentucky toddler hit by mom’s car after wandering out dies

No charges will be filed against the mother.

Louisville Police offer to “help” drug dealers with their competition

Louisville Metro Police are offering drug dealers a "free service" to help them get of their competition.

Officer arrested, charged with assault in Kentucky

Authorities say a police officer in Kentucky who's accused of assaulting a man has been arrested.

1 shot near college campus in Kentucky

Police are investigating a shooting that occurred near a college campus in Kentucky and left one victim "in serious condition."

14-year-old girl stabbed at Kentucky gas station

The LMPD's Homicide Unit is investigating the stabbing due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

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Lexington’s mayor recommends using federal money to create police review board

Mayor Linda Gorton recommended spending $50,000 in CARES Act money to pay for a consultant to properly create a police review board. 
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Racist internet trolls interrupt as council gives preliminary approval to rename Lexington park

An Urban County Council discussion Tuesday night, on renaming a Lexington park once used to sell slaves, was interrupted by racist trolls.
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Group behind white power flyers says they’re not hateful, Rabbi disagrees

Over the weekend some people in Central Kentucky received white supremacy flyers at their homes.

Keeneland catalogs 4,272 Yearlings for 2020 September Sale

The prestigious auction will offer online bidding and expanded phone bidding for those buyers participating remotely.