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Myles Cosgrove, Louisville Police Officer Who Murdered Breonna Taylor, Wants His Job Back

Even after his outrageous behavior in the no-knock raid of Breonna Taylor’s home — and ultimately firing the shot that killed the 26-year-old emergency room technician — Myles Cosgrove believes he still deserves a place on the Louisville Metro Police Force. NPR’s Jonathan Franklin reported that Cosgrove is fighting to…

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Louisville Police Officer Involved in Breonna Taylor’s Murder Accused of Harassing and Throwing Drinks at Pedestrians While on Duty

As if things weren’t already bad enough for the Louisville Metro Police Department following the murder of Breonna Taylor during a no-knock raid on her apartment, now comes news that one of the same officers involved in that case has come under fire for harassing pedestrians on the street while…

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Inspired by Protests Over Breonna Taylor’s Death, Humana and Kentucky Derby Festival Launch Diversity and Inclusion Initiative in Louisville

Ahead of the 147th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 1, Kentucky Derby officials and Humana (No. 25 on The DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity list in 2020) have announced a new equity initiative meant to make the race more accessible and welcoming to everyone, regardless of race, gender, age…

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Department of Justice To Launch New Investigation Into Police Department Responsible for Breonna Taylor’s Murder

Following an announcement last week that they would be investigating the possibly racist and discriminatory actions of the Minneapolis Police Department following the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Derek Chauvin, the Department of Justice and Attorney General Merrick Garland have ramped up their efforts at curbing police…

Humana Foundation Awards $2+ Million to Louisville Nonprofits Through Community Relations Program

2019 grants in Humana’s corporate hometown address social determinants of health, improving well-being for all Louisville residents Originally Published by Humana. “In 2018, we received applications for 170 programs in the Kentuckiana region and partnered with 32 organizations working to improve well-being for all” The Humana Foundation, philanthropic arm of…

Louisville to Rename Airport After Muhammad Ali

The Louisville Regional Airport Authority Board voted unanimously on Wednesday to rename the city’s airport after “The Greatest” Muhammad Ali. The new name is Louisville Muhammad Ali International Airport. Ali was born with the heart of a champion in Louisville, K.Y., on Jan. 17, 1942. He began training as an…