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WATCH: Lexington Police release body camera video to refute racism, chokehold claims

Lexington Police are responding to protesters' new accusations of violence and racism with body camera video showing the moments Saturday when officers arrested five protesters.

Protesters hold ‘die-in’ at Fayette Mall, call for LPD chaplain’s firing

Protesters continue to call for greater accountability of Lexington Police officers and an end to police brutality and racial injustice.

Lexington’s Urban County Council considers police reforms

The Lexington Urban County Council's Public Safety Committee began a detailed review of the city's police department, its collective bargain agreement and other details in a lengthy meeting on Tuesday.

11th night of protests in Lexington sees fewer police officers than night’s past

Protesters say they are going to continue to meet every night until the end of the month.

Lexington Police officers join protesters during march downtown

This is the fourth night in a row protesters have marched through downtown, chanting, carrying signs and demanding an end to racial injustice.

Peaceful protest in downtown Winchester on Sunday

People lined a portion of Main Street in downtown Winchester on Sunday afternoon protesting what they called police brutality.

Protesters march for the third night in a row in downtown Lexington

Protesters calling for racial justice marched for the third night in a row in downtown Lexington on Sunday.

UPDATE: 7 protestors shot; Breonna Taylor’s mom asks for peaceful protest

As protests turned violent and fiery Thursday night in Minnesota over the death of George Floyd in police custody, protesters were also gathering in Louisville to demand justice for Breonna Taylor, who police shot and killed in March.

Animal activists gathered to protest outside of Keeneland

It's the last weekend of the fall meet at Keeneland and chanting for your choice horse to win wasn't the only chants going on.

Protesters interrupt McConnell remarks at Kentucky event

Nearly a dozen protesters stood up Monday at an event at McConnell's alma mater, the University of Louisville.

Court: Free speech protects Trump comments at Kentucky rally

The lawsuit sought damages against Trump for inciting a riot, which is a misdemeanor under Kentucky law.

Occupy ICE protesters arrested by Louisville police

Police have cleared the scene of a protest that blocked elevators in a Kentucky building that houses an immigration court.

Protesters allowed inside Kentucky Capitol

State Police officers allow Kentucky Poor People's Campaign to enter the Capitol.

Protesters gathered outside the Ark Encounter Saturday

Tri-state Freethinkers rallied outside the ark on the anniversary of its grand opening.

Dozens head to Washington D.C. for Poor People’s Campaign Rally

Dozens of people are hopping on buses Friday night, to drive to Washington D.C. for Saturday's Poor People's Campaign rally.

Ky. bill to protect drivers who accidentally hit protesters

A Republican lawmaker in Kentucky has filed legislation that would ban protesters from blocking the streets without a permit and shield drivers who unintentionally hit them from criminal and civil penalties.

Protesters rally for truth in Lexington

A group of local organizers planned a sister rally here in Lexington for the National March for Truth.

Man charged with harassment over removal of Trump protesters

A city official in eastern Kentucky says police have served a criminal summons to a man accused of harassing protesters at a Donald Trump campaign rally in Louisville last year.

Thousands greet Trump in Kentucky amid health care debate

President Donald Trump was greeted by thousands of supporters during a campaign-style rally in Kentucky as he seeks to rally support for a Republican health care proposal.

Louisville protesters call for union chief’s dismissal

About a hundred protesters blocked streets in downtown Louisville to demand the president of the police union be fired for calling activists "liars and race-baiters"

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