Retiring Louisville Police Chief Faces Council Questions On Protest Response Monday, Sep 28 2020 


In about four hours of open testimony to the Metro Council’s government oversight committee, outgoing Interim Louisville Police Chief Robert Schroeder painted a picture of stress and confusion that marked his brief tenure at the top of the department.

Schroeder, who has avoided speaking publicly to council under oath since early August, conceded Monday after an appeals court denial earlier in the day. Last week, a circuit court judge ruled he could have been held in contempt if he did not testify by Monday. He is set to retire Thursday.

Committee members say they intend to focus future investigative efforts on the shooting deaths of Breonna Taylor, killed by police, and David McAtee, killed by members of the National Guard. For now, the committee is focusing on the official response to protests following the deaths of Taylor and McAtee. After Schroeder retires, it is unlikely he will return since committee subpoenas may only apply to active city employees.


5 arrested during Monday protests, police say Monday, Sep 28 2020 

Police said the protesters were arrested after a confrontation near 2nd and Broadway Monday evening.


Police: 5 arrested in Louisville after report of assault during march downtown Monday, Sep 28 2020 

Four people were arrested after a confrontation with a motorist, and a fifth was arrested after police say he was seen pointing a weapon at the victim


Surveillance footage shows confrontation between Louisville protesters, motorist Monday, Sep 28 2020 

Five people were arrested in Louisville on Monday night after a report of an assault during a march downtown.


Louisville police arrest 4 on suspicion of blocking traffic; 1 on assaulting driver Monday, Sep 28 2020 

Those arrested ranged in ages from 18 to 60, and four were charged with rioting in the first degree. Other charges included assault, failure to disperse and assault.

1 shot in California neighborhood Monday, Sep 28 2020 

Officers found the victim at West Kentucky Street and South 17th Street at about 9:45 p.m., according to a news release.

Kentucky attorney general to release grand jury recordings from Breonna Taylor case Monday, Sep 28 2020 

Only hours earlier, a grand juror in the Taylor case had filed a motion in Jefferson Circuit Court asking a judge to release the evidence and make the proceedings public, in part, to protect jurors from backlash.

Grand juror in Breonna Taylor case asking judge to make jury proceedings public Monday, Sep 28 2020 

The juror suggests in a filing in Jefferson Circuit Court that Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron is using the grand jurors 'as a shield to deflect accountability and responsibility for these decisions.'

After record number of new cases, Beshear worried about escalation, urges mask mandate compliance Monday, Sep 28 2020 

“We are not sitting at a plateau … but a third escalation,” the governor said Monday afternoon.

Prosper Preston survey to help gauge future of area Monday, Sep 28 2020 

The Louisville grassroots campaign Prosper Preston sent hundreds of the surveys to those who live and work near the busy Louisville road to hear feedback on how to beautify the area.

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