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  • Louisville fires Rick Pitino amid corruption scandal

    09/27/2017 9:46:42 AM PDT · by conservative98 · 30 replies
    NY Post ^ | September 27, 2017 | Post Sports Desk
    ick Pitino found the scandal he couldn’t survive. The Louisville coach, as well as athletic director Tom Jurich, was canned on Wednesday, according to multiple reports, one day after the corruption scandal that rocked the NCAA focused intently on Louisville. Pitino and Jurich met with Louisville officials Wednesday. According to WAVE-TV, Jurich was asked to fire Pitino and when he refused was fired himself. A news conference is scheduled for later Wednesday. The FBI investigated corruption and bribery in college sports, arresting assistants from four programs. Louisville was spotlighted by the investigation, which found a Cardinals recruit was funneled $100,000...
  • Christian group trying to shut down Kentucky's last abortion clinic

    07/24/2017 2:04:21 PM PDT · by Morgana · 8 replies
    CBS Evening News ^ | July 23, 2017 | CBS Evening News
    Christian group trying to shut down Kentucky's last abortion A Christian fundamentalist group is trying to close down Kentucky's last abortion clinic. If successful, Kentucky will be the first state without an abortion provider, even though it's legal. Anna Werner reports.
  • BREAKING: 11 pro-life activists charged under the federal F.A.C.E. Act

    07/19/2017 11:30:13 AM PDT · by Morgana · 16 replies
    Live Action News ^ | July 19, 2017 | Carole Novielli
    Eleven pro-life activists have been charged with violating the federal F.A.C.E. act following a peaceful rescue event outside a Kentucky abortion facility in May. The event, held outside the EMW women’s abortion facility in Louisville, was organized by Operation Save America (OSA). Rev. Rusty Thomas, national director of Operation Save America (OSA), said he decided to check his e-mail late Tuesday evening he discovered that he along with ten other pro-life activists had been formally charged under the federal F.A.C.E. act. F.A.C.E. is the “Freedom of Access to Clinic Entrances Act,” a draconian piece of legislation signed into law by...
  • Local pastor tells Metro Council he will not obey a safety zone outside abortion clinic

    06/16/2017 8:46:12 AM PDT · by Morgana · 4 replies
    WDRB ^ | June 15, 2017 | Sara Sidery
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - It's the only abortion clinic left in the state, and protests there are getting more aggressive. On Wednesday, Metro Council heard discussions about a "safety zone" outside the EMW Clinic in downtown Louisville. Supporters are fighting for a 20-foot buffer zone, something the ACLU recommends that would be 8-feet wide and stretch from the clinic's front door to the street. Anti-abortion emotions boiled over at Metro Hall at the end of a Council Public Safety Committee meeting. "Respect the unborn children," shouted local pastor Joseph Spurgeon. "Respect our free speech. We will not obey buffer zone...
  • 10 people arrested for blocking entrance to Louisville abortion clinic

    05/14/2017 11:56:57 AM PDT · by Morgana · 13 replies
    wdrb.com ^ | May 13, 2017 | Fallon Glick
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Ten people were arrested Saturday morning for blocking the entrance to a Louisville abortion clinic. Early Saturday morning a crowd of about 100 people demonstrated in front of the EMW Women's Clinic in Louisville. Facebook video taken by a pro-life supporter shows a large police presence and numerous people being arrested outside the only remaining clinic that performs abortions in Kentucky. The event was organized by Operation Save America. The ten people arrested by police include Laura Buck of Indiana, Eva Edl of South Carolina, Eva Zastrow of Arkansas, David Graves of Washington State, Thomas Raddell...
  • VIDEO: Beating of girl, 12, captured on camera in Crosby Middle School bathroom

    04/27/2017 6:24:48 PM PDT · by Morgana · 56 replies
    WAVE3 ^ | April 27, 2017 | Kasey Cunningham, Reporter
    LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Parents are taking action against the Jefferson County Public School system, after a video surfaced of a heinous attack on their young child. >> Watch the video: (Warning: video may be disturbing to some) The King family, represented by Teddy Gordon, called a press conference Wednesday, at which they spoke about what happened to their 12 year-old daughter. The Kings will join seven other families from Crosby Middle School that are already part of a pending lawsuit against the school system. Filed in December, the lawsuit alleges that school leaders and the Crosby Middle school administration...
  • Judge to Trump: No protection for speech inciting violence

    04/02/2017 4:46:21 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr 1, 2017 8:00 PM EDT
    A federal judge has rejected President Donald Trump’s free speech defense against a lawsuit accusing him of inciting violence against protesters at a campaign rally. Trump’s lawyers sought to dismiss the lawsuit by three protesters who say they were roughed up by his supporters at a March 1, 2016 rally in Louisville, Kentucky. They argued that Trump didn’t intend for his supporters to use force. Two women and a man say they were shoved and punched by audience members at Trump’s command. Much of it was captured on video and widely broadcast during the campaign, showing Trump pointing at the...
  • President Trump Speaks at Louisville Rally; CNN, MSNBC Censor - Refuse to Televise - Video 3/20/17

    03/20/2017 6:59:57 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 14 replies
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | March 20, 2017 | Brian
    Here is complete video of President Donald Trump tonight in Louisville, Kentucky where he held at huge rally at Freedom Hall. A crowd of 15,000+ was in attendance, and Trump pledged to press on with Repeal & Replace of ObamaCare this Thursday. Trump said this bill must pass the House and move on to the U.S. Senate. Notably, both CNN and MSNBC are now resorting to censorship of the President. They refused to carry his speech. . . .
  • LIVE Stream: President Donald Trump Holds Rally in Louisville, KY 3/20/17

    03/20/2017 5:10:43 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 13 replies
    Youtube ^ | 03/20/17 | Right Side Broadcasting
    President Donald J. Trump will hold a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Freedom Hall. RSBN will be on hand at the rally with a full crew to bring you live coverage beginning at 3:30 PM ET.    LIVE Stream: President Donald Trump Holds Rally in Louisville, KY 3/20/17   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrR7Fq5OQa0  
  • LIVE RIGHT NOW - Trump MAGA Rally in Louisville, Kentucky

    03/20/2017 4:39:06 PM PDT · by gaijin · 28 replies
    Right Side Broadcasting ^ | March 20, 2017 | me
    President Donald J. Trump is holding a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Freedom Hall in Louisville, Kentucky. Currently the indoor crowd is numbering 15,500 people. Right Side Broadcasting Network is on hand at the rally with 14,000 watching live online at time of initial thread start. Anti-Trump protesters are now estimated as between 0-2. The future of US medical care is formally the focus of the Rally, though recent intel and legal developments today assure the scope of the speech and rally will be very wide-ranging: In sworn testimony today before the House Intelligence Committee FBI Director James...
  • LIVE THREAD:Trump Rally Louisville, KY Exposition Center 3/20/2017 @ 3:30pm EDT

    03/20/2017 3:04:05 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 118 replies
    Louisville, KY Kentucky Exposition Center
  • It Is Everywhere – FBI Investigates Louisville Police Department For Rape And Filming Of A Minor

    03/19/2017 2:35:02 PM PDT · by davikkm · 50 replies
    IWB ^ | Pamela Williams
    I first thought I would pass this report up, but I believe at this point, it is time to pause and recognize the epidemic that has taken over America. Dear God, why is this happening here in our Country? Of course, it is not just here in America, it is the world over. This is overwhelming, and we have to understand why it is that society has fallen to this most evil of evils: pedophilia. I do not know of a worse crime against humanity, or a worse sin in God’s eyes. He must be weeping for all His lost...
  • Trump Rally in Louisville KY on Monday

    03/16/2017 3:28:40 PM PDT · by euram · 13 replies
    President Donald J Trump Events ^ | 03-16-2017 | President Donald J Trump Events
    Monday, March 20, 2017 7:30 PM President Donald J. Trump will hold a rally at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Freedom Hall. Doors open at 4:30pm EST, the event will start at 7:30pm EST.
  • Jewish Community Center evacuated after bomb threat (Louisville)

    03/08/2017 9:28:28 AM PST · by rdl6989 · 17 replies
    WLKY ^ | March 8, 2016 | Jennifer Weigel
    Louisville Metro police are at the scene. WLKY has a crew headed to the JCC and will update this story as more information becomes available.
  • Heroin town USA: Louisville (KY) is hit with 52 overdose cases in just 32 HOURS......

    02/13/2017 9:37:43 PM PST · by Morgana · 69 replies
    dailymail.uk ^ | Feb. 14, 2017 | Snejana Farberov For Dailymail.com
    FULL TITLE: Heroin town USA: Louisville is hit with 52 overdose cases in just 32 HOURS as opioid epidemic continues to ravage America Louisville, Kentucky, has become the latest American city to have experienced an alarming cluster of heroin overdoses, with 52 drug-related emergency calls coming in during 32 hours last week. According to Louisville Metro Emergency Services, it was more than double the number of overdose calls that came in during the same time period the previous week. The agency said the 911 calls started coming in at around midnight on Thursday and continued through 8am on Friday.
  • 2 Louisville football players reportedly shot at off-campus party early Sunday morning

    12/12/2016 3:48:35 PM PST · by BBell · 13 replies
    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Two University of Louisville football players were reportedly shot Sunday morning at an off-campus apartment. The shooting happened around 2 a.m. on Manor Park Drive near The Retreat apartment community. Officers found a male and female shot. Both were taken to University Hospital and are expected to recover from their injuries.-snip-Sources close to the team tell WDRB News that junior linebacker James Hearns and sophomore linebacker Henry Famurewa were shot at a party at the apartment near the university. Hearns, a native of Tallahassee, Fla, led the Cardinals this year with eight sacks and 11 tackles...
  • Investigation into deadly Thanksgiving Day shooting continues (Louisville Juice Bowl)

    11/25/2016 8:13:43 AM PST · by Morgana · 1 replies
    wlky.com ^ | November 25, 2016 | Shalanna Taylor
    Louisville Police are investigating after multiple people were shot Thursday at Shawnee Park. Officials told WLKY that at least seven people were shot, two of whom are confirmed dead. Scene Images Officers responded to the park around 1:30 p.m. The shooting happened during the annual Juice Bowl Football Tournament, where several hundred people were in the attendance. In a Facebook video posted by one of the event-goers, at least 20 shots are heard ringing out. The video, which has over 1,000 views on Facebook, began with the man grilling with friends in the park. Shortly after the video began, gunshots...
  • Crew begins dismantling Confederate monument in Louisville

    11/20/2016 9:06:24 AM PST · by yoe · 91 replies
    Yahoo news ^ | November 19, 2016 | Staff
    A work crew began to dismantle a Confederate monument in Louisville, Kentucky on Saturday, the mayor said, in the latest move to take down or relocate symbols of the slaveholding Southern Confederacy from the American Civil War. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer in a pair of messages on Twitter showed photos of figures that had been removed from the monument.[snip]Students and staff members at the University of Louisville had said the memorial condoned slavery.
  • Ford says Lincoln MKC production will stay in Kentucky, not move to Mexico. (Debunk the lie)

    11/18/2016 10:39:44 AM PST · by dynoman · 45 replies
    Antomotive News ^ | 11/18/16 12:16 am ET | Automotive News
    “DETROIT — Ford Motor Co. had considered moving production of the Lincoln MKC to Mexico, but instead the compact premium crossover will remain at the Louisville Assembly Plant, the automaker confirmed Thursday night. Ford spokeswoman Christin Baker said the Cuautitlan plant was the “likely” new plant for the MKC when the automaker’s deal with the UAW expires in 2019. But now the automaker plans to build the next generation of the MKC in Louisville, Kelli Felker, Ford’s global manufacturing and labor communications manager told Automotive News late Thursday.”
  • Marshall Digs Pit In End Zone In Hopes Of Containing Lamar Jackson

    09/23/2016 12:44:40 PM PDT · by buckalfa · 6 replies
    The Kicker ^ | 09/18/2016 | Jerimiah Budinn
    Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson demolished Florida State yesterday, rushing for four touchdowns and throwing for one more in a dominant 63-20 win. Next up is a road game against Marshall University, but Marshall is already preparing for to stop Jackson, by digging a huge pit in the end zone. “Here’s the plan,” said Marshall head coach Doc Holliday. “We dig a big old pit in the end zone. We cover it with sticks and leaves and stuff. Within the first three or four seconds of the game, Lamar probably runs it in for a touchdown. Boom, he falls in the...