Led by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, the city's Metro Government has filed a lawsuit against its Metro Council members in an attempt to block two law enforcement leaders from testifying in open court about the recent unrest across the city.
LMPD Interim Chief Robert Schroeder and the city’s public safety director, Amy Hess, declined to answer questions Monday about the police department’s response to citywide protests the last nine weeks.
“State law 67C imposes essentially a gag order about what I can say publicly about matters related to any kind of investigation being conducted by LMPD’s Public Integrity Unit such as an officer-involved shooting,” Fischer said Thursday.
Two weeks before the police shooting death of Breonna Taylor, several city organizations were meeting about the development of Elliott Avenue, where Taylor’s ex-boyfriend lived, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters have learned.
Karl Price is an attorney representing a group called “The 87,” made up of the 87 protesters who were arrested following a demonstration on the front lawn of the newly-purchased home of Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron.
The Louisville Metro Police Department is defending a felony charge that was placed on more than 80 people who were taken into custody when a protest moved to the Kentucky Attorney General’s front yard.
A portion of an official City of Louisville letter about the Elliott Ave. Project mentioning a tie between the Office of Community Development and LMPD was omitted from the same letter given to Metro Council members Tuesday.
Eighty-seven demonstrators, taken into custody after gathering on the front lawn of Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s house, now face some of the most serious charges since the Breonna Taylor protests began.
In the recordings, given to NBC by the attorney for Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, we hear the voices of Walker and LMPD Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, as they each describe what happened that night.