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Feds charge Louisville officer accused of hitting protester

Louisville Metro Police officer Cory P. Evans was charged with deprivation of rights under color of law, according to federal court documents.

Former officer accused of sexual abuse won’t serve jail time

Brad Schuhmann was sentenced to six months of home confinement and two years of probation, according to the Courier Journal.

Report: Lack of diversity, low morale plague Louisville PD

The report says police must work to improve trust with the community, especially among Blacks.

KSP releases body cam footage of deadly shooting involving LMPD

Officer fired as car was backing into him

All protest charges dropped against Kentucky lawmaker

All charges have been dropped against Kentucky Rep. Attica Scott and others arrested during a protest.

Ex-LMPD detective Brett Hankinson accused of sexual assault

Lawsuit claims officer's behavior was a pattern.

VIDEO: Wounded LMPD officer cheered at roll call; FOP’s Perdue offers support

Fellow officers applaud, FOP praises LMPD response.

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...

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Local activist calls for community help on Facebook

Devine Carama of One Lexington asks for community activists like himself to help prevent youth violence in Lexington.

More closures scheduled for Sulphur Well Pike/KY 39 bridge project

The closures are a result of the progression of the Bridging Kentucky Program's bridge replacement project.

Kentucky Humanities awards over $800,000 to COVID-impacted organizations

Kentucky Humanities ARP Grants provide funding to museums, archives, historic sites, and other nonprofit cultural agencies impacted by the pandemic.

Eddy Montgomery to serve as Director of the Office of Special Prosecutions

Montgomery most recently served as Commonwealth’s Attorney for the 28th Judicial Circuit until his retirement.