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In a fourth consecutive night of protests in Louisville, hundreds filled Jefferson Square Park downtown shortly before the city’s temporary 9 p.m. curfew went into effect. The demonstrators were protesting the killing of 26-year-old Breonna Taylor in March by Louisville police, as well as other police killings of Black people like George Floyd in Minneapolis.

At Least 33 Arrested In Third Night Of Louisville Protests

May 31, 2020
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With downtown Louisville battered and boarded following two days of protests, Gov. Andy Beshear called in the National Guard Saturday and Mayor Greg Fischer instituted a citywide curfew beginning at sundown in advance of another night of demonstrations.

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  Dozens of windows were smashed in downtown Louisville in the aftermath of a second night of protests calling for justice for Breonna Taylor. On Saturday morning, volunteers spontaneously arrived in downtown to clean up the city.

In Second Night Of Protests Downtown, Police Bracing For Action

May 29, 2020
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Protesters and police in riot gear faced off at Fifth and Jefferson streets Friday night around 9:30 p.m. during a second night of protests in downtown Louisville.

Jacob Ryan / WFPL

Seven people were shot, leaving at least one in critical condition, during a protest Thursday evening in downtown Louisville over the death of Breonna Taylor.

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Some residents in a Kentucky nursing home have been evacuated to area hospitals after nearly 60 residents and employees tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

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Louisville officials have asked the U.S. Justice Department and the FBI to review an internal city police investigation of the killing of a black woman by officers raiding her home.

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Rows of silver and pink plastic packages sit on the bathroom counter inside Bean, a Louisville coffee shop. Each package carries these words: emergency contraception.

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The Louisville Metro Council has passed an ordinance declaring marijuana possession a low priority for officers.

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On the day Google Fiber service expires in Louisville, the city announced the company will pay millions to repair roads damaged by the experimental and ultimately failed shallow-trenching system employed here.

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