Until Freedom demonstrators arrive for monthlong stay in Louisville with rally for Breonna Taylor Saturday, Aug 8 2020 

The group was joined at the rally by Taylor's sister, Juniyah Palmer, and Michael Brown Sr., the father of Michael Brown, who was killed by police in Ferguson, Missouri, in 2014.

IMAGES | Protesters calling for end to evictions amid pandemic block Louisville intersection with furniture Saturday, Aug 8 2020 

Demonstrators left mattresses, couches, televisions, dressers, a washing machine and more in the middle of the downtown Louisville streets, which border the Hall of Justice, Metro Hall and Jefferson Square Park.

Toddler drowned in pool Saturday evening, Louisville police say Saturday, Aug 8 2020 

A Louisville child died Saturday night in a drowning at a pool on West Whitney, police said in a statement.


Indiana man gets stuck in chimney trying to elude police Saturday, Aug 8 2020 

Police said a man who violated his parole tried to escape from officers by climbing up the chimney and became stuck three-quarters up.


LouCity settles for a draw with first-place Indy Eleven in Saturday night matchup Saturday, Aug 8 2020 

After taking a 1-0 lead in the third minute, Louisville City FC was unable to score again and settled for a 1-1 tie with Indy Eleven.


Police: Toddler dies following apparent drowning in Wilder Park neighborhood Saturday, Aug 8 2020 

The incident happened in the 100 block of West Whitney Avenue Saturday evening


LMPD: Toddler dies in apparent drowning in Wilder Park neighborhood Saturday, Aug 8 2020 

LMPD's Homicide Unit is investigating the incident, a spokeswoman for the department said.

New business in NuLu focused on empowering women Saturday, Aug 8 2020 

The Woman-Owned Wallet is filled with items made by women artists, authors and more.

From Police Killings To Evictions, Protesters Continue To Demand Justice Saturday, Aug 8 2020 


As a crowd gathered in front of a giant mural featuring Breonna Taylors face in the Portland neighborhood Saturday afternoon, another group of protesters was dumping furniture, spray painted with messages decrying evictions, in the heart of downtown.

The concurrent yet not affiliated actions encapsulated two major concerns held by many Louisville residents particularly worrisome for Black people, who make up much of the population in areas of the city where a large proportion of evictions take place.

At 11th Street and Main Street, a crowd of more than 100 gathered to dance to hip hop, release black balloons, eat barbecue and demand justice for Taylor, a Black woman killed by police in her home in March.


Coronavirus Positivity Rate In Kentucky Surpasses 6% Saturday, Aug 8 2020 


Governor Andy Beshear announced 801 new cases of coronavirus in Kentucky on Saturday, in an emailed release. Twenty-nine of those were in children under age five.

The positivity rate in the commonwealth is now 6.02%. The release says thats the highest the rate has been since the entire population of Green River Correctional Facility was tested, back in May.

“I know we are slowing the growth of this virus in Kentucky, but it’s still aggressive, Beshear said in the email. We simply need to do better.”


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