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Breonna Taylor's mother recalls final moments with her late daughter, who was killed by police

On June 11, the Louisville, Kentucky Metro Council unanimously passed Breonna's Law, which outlaws "no-knock" warrants and stipulates a minimum ...
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Mayor Greg Fischer tells Metro Council he can't submit documents regarding Breonna Taylor case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —. On Sunday, Mayor Greg Fischer denied a request from Metro Council asking him to turn over all ...
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Fischer tells Metro Council he can't turn over documents related to Breonna Taylor's case

"The trust between Louisville Metro and the people we serve is eroding at a pace that may soon pass the ...
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Neighbor facing charges after spray painting racist slurs in Lake Forest driveway

(WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police have issued a criminal summons for a suspect ... PREVIOUS STORY: Louisville family finds grass ...
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After Breonna Taylor's Death, Louisville's Youngest Metro Council Member Plans to Tackle …

After Breonna Taylor's Death, Louisville's Youngest Metro Council Member Plans to Tackle Systemic Racism. The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has ...
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Darcy Costello on Twitter: "NEW: Louisville Metro Council is demanding Mayor Greg Fischer turn …

NEW: Louisville Metro Council is demanding Mayor Greg Fischer turn over all documents related to the Breonna Taylor case or ...
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Placed Based Investigations Unit draws scrutiny amid new Breonna Taylor allegations

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —. The Louisville Metro Council is demanding more transparency from the Mayor's Office regarding the Breonna Taylor case ...
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Louisville could soon see 'hybrid' civilian review of the police department. What to know

That individual would conduct complaint investigations initiated by the board and could also do audits of the department. (The Metro ...
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Despite local and national calls to defund police, Louisville didn't. Here's why

But in Louisville — a city in the national spotlight following Louisville Metro Police's fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor — ...
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Fired LMPD detective told to 'relax' before raid on Breonna Taylor's home, colleague says

In late June, Louisville Metro Council announced it would launch its own investigation into the actions of Louisville Mayor Greg ...
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Breonna Taylor's mother recalls final moments with her late daughter, who was killed by police

On June 11, the Louisville, Kentucky Metro Council unanimously passed Breonna's Law, which outlaws "no-knock" warrants and stipulates a minimum ...
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Mayor Greg Fischer tells Metro Council he can't submit documents regarding Breonna Taylor case

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —. On Sunday, Mayor Greg Fischer denied a request from Metro Council asking him to turn over all ...
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Fischer tells Metro Council he can't turn over documents related to Breonna Taylor's case

"The trust between Louisville Metro and the people we serve is eroding at a pace that may soon pass the ...
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Neighbor facing charges after spray painting racist slurs in Lake Forest driveway

(WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police have issued a criminal summons for a suspect ... PREVIOUS STORY: Louisville family finds grass ...
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After Breonna Taylor's Death, Louisville's Youngest Metro Council Member Plans to Tackle …

After Breonna Taylor's Death, Louisville's Youngest Metro Council Member Plans to Tackle Systemic Racism. The city of Louisville, Kentucky, has ...
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Darcy Costello on Twitter: "NEW: Louisville Metro Council is demanding Mayor Greg Fischer turn …

NEW: Louisville Metro Council is demanding Mayor Greg Fischer turn over all documents related to the Breonna Taylor case or ...
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Placed Based Investigations Unit draws scrutiny amid new Breonna Taylor allegations

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —. The Louisville Metro Council is demanding more transparency from the Mayor's Office regarding the Breonna Taylor case ...
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Louisville could soon see 'hybrid' civilian review of the police department. What to know

That individual would conduct complaint investigations initiated by the board and could also do audits of the department. (The Metro ...
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Despite local and national calls to defund police, Louisville didn't. Here's why

But in Louisville — a city in the national spotlight following Louisville Metro Police's fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor — ...
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Fired LMPD detective told to 'relax' before raid on Breonna Taylor's home, colleague says

In late June, Louisville Metro Council announced it would launch its own investigation into the actions of Louisville Mayor Greg ...
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"There is No Place for No-Knock Warrants" Senate President Eyes Ban on Practice

FRANKFORT, Ky- The Louisville Metro Council did it and now the Kentucky General Assembly could be next. What You Need ...
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Mayor Fischer calls linkage of redevelopment project to Breonna Taylor case 'outrageous'

The attorneys claim Louisville Metro Police more aggressively pursued a drug ... Metro Council leadership said Thursday that they have ...
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Louisville Metro Council members demand release of documents in Breonna Taylor case …

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - Eight members of the Louisville Metro Council are demanding Mayor Greg Fischer and LMPD release all ...
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LIVE NOW: News conference by Mayor Greg Fischer

Eight members of the Louisville Metro Council are demanding Mayor Greg Fischer and LMPD release all documents regarding the Breonna ...
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Metro Council demands mayor send Breonna Taylor records or risk 'decisive action'

Louisville Metro Council members are demanding Mayor Greg Fischer's administration turn over all documents related to the Breonna Taylor case, ...
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Breonna Taylor's family says fatal raid was connected to gentrification project

Members of Louisville's Metro Council leadership on Wednesday sent a letter demanding answers from Mayor Greg Fischer about the allegations ...
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Metro Council letter to Mayor Fischer about transparency

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Metro Council members demand mayor release documents related to attorneys' allegations in …

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Attorneys for Breonna Taylor claim the Louisville Metro Police raid that resulted in her death was ...
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WATCH LIVE: Metro Council members demand release of documents in wake of allegations in …

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Kentucky Senate President Stivers proposes ban on most no-knock search warrants

Louisville Metro Council President David James also attended Stivers' announcement Thursday and said he was pleased to see the bipartisanship ...
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Kentucky lawmakers to consider bill banning no-knock warrants

Louisville Metro Council passed Breonna's Law on a unanimous vote, and it was signed into law by Mayor Greg Fischer, ...
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Kentucky bill would ban standalone no-knock search warrants

Metro Council previously passed Breonna's Law banning no-knock search warrants in Louisville this June. This video file cannot be played ...
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Breonna Taylor's Family Claims She Was Alive After Shooting

In June, the The Louisville, Kentucky Metro Council voted unanimously to ban no-knock warrants with the passing of Breonna's Law, ...
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Search Warrants Under Scrutiny As Police Killings Spark Reforms

The Louisville Metro Council was swift to ban the use of no-knock warrants last month in a unanimous vote. In ...
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Highlands store owner worried as another restaurant closes on Bardstown Road

LOUISVILLE, Ky (WDRB) -- According to a sign on its door, HopCat in the ... Louisville's Metro Council has approved ...
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Louisville leaders developing plan to reset downtown businesses in wake recent instability

Barbara Sexton Smith, a member of Louisville Metro Council, says one step to get there is for businesses to take ...
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Splish, Splash. Trio of Louisville Pools Open This Week

Trio of Louisville Pools Open This Week ... LOUISVILLE, Ky. ... Fischer and the Metro Council for their support,” said ...
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Group against JCPS tax increase wants thousands more signatures before Friday deadline

Craig says he has spent “hours and hours on the phone” with members of the Louisville Metro Council and Kentucky ...
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Attorneys for Breonna Taylor's family say 'Vision Russell' plan contributed to death

Metro Council President David James said the street has been struggling for some time and is in need of revitalization ...
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A message from Jim Waters on the JCPS tax hike

JCPS' $1.8 billion budget is more than twice the size of the entire Louisville Metro Council's spending plan, and it's ...
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Declaration of Independence read on steps of federal courthouse on July 4

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) ... A crowd of more than 20 people attended and participated in the event, including Metro Council ...
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Police officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting fired

The Louisville Metro police department has fired one of the police officers ... their presence was recently banned by Louisville´s ...
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Eviction protection: Finding help for rent

LOUISVILLE, Ky. ... Metro Council allocated up to $21.2 million in federal CARES funding for the Eviction Prevention COVID-19 Relief ...
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Breonna Taylor Case Investigation

The Breonna Taylor law was passed my Louisville Metro Council on June 11, ... 'Justice for Breonna' protests continue in ...
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What could police reform look like in Louisville?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) ... McCraney said the Metro Council approved $1.2 million for exploration and implementation in co-responder approaches. Google ...
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Why Louisville is spending $3.5 million to open a grocery in an underserved neighborhood

The full Metro Council will have a final vote on how the money is spent. "Lots of things are to ...
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Consulting firm chosen for 'top-to-bottom' review of Louisville police department

The firm was chosen to lead the review in collaboration with Metro Council President David James. “I feel confident that ...
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ACLU raises First Amendment concerns after Louisville police arrest independent media …

Louisville Metro Council President David James told WDRB News it would be easy to assume streamers are being targeted. James ...
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Hillard Heintze firm to conduct top to bottom review of LMPD amid Breonna Taylor protests

Metro Council President David James called Hillard Heintze "the best firm to carry out this review" and said in a ...
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Louisville Metro council members warn against using celebratory gunfire

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —. Fourth of July is a time for celebration, but two Louisville Metro Council members want to make ...
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Chicago company will conduct 'top-to-bottom' review of Louisville Metro Police Department

Next steps included convening a small group of the community and Louisville Metro representatives again with council input to review ...
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Fischer Announces Firm Conducting LMPD Review

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Hillard Heintze, a Chicago-based consulting firm, will perform the top-to-bottom review of the Louisville Metro Police Department ...
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Breonna Taylor was killed by police in March. The officers involved have not been arrested.

On June 29, the Louisville Metro Council also announced a resolution to investigate the actions of Mayor Greg Fischer and ...
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Louisville's Two-Decade Fight For Civilian Oversight Of Police

Metro Council's Government Oversight and Audit Committee has been granted subpoena power, and has been permitted to delegate that authority ...
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Jecorey Arthur, Cassie Chambers Armstrong detail plans for first terms on Louisville Metro Council

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The Louisville Metro Council is preparing to welcome two new faces. On Tuesday, Democrats Jecorey Arthur ...
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Elected to Metro Council amid protest, Jecorey Arthur vows not to 'tone it down'

LOUISVILLE, Ky. —. At 28 years old, Jecorey Arthur became the youngest person ever elected to the Louisville Metro Council ...
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Time to Get Real About How We Approached Diversity and Inclusion

... served a no-knock search warrant—a policy that was unanimously banned by the Louisville Metro Council in direct response to ...
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Metro Council members continue raising awareness about dangers of celebratory gunfire ahead of …

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Members of Louisville Metro Council are continuing to raise awareness about the dangers of celebratory gunfire ...
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Did Louisville mayor, Metro Council break open meetings law on conference calls?

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — At a press conference Monday, a Louisville Metro Council member said reporters would need to wrap up ...
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'Say her name!'

Since her killing, the Louisville Metro Council passed Breonna's Law, banning local police from executing no-knock warrants. For many, that ...
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