Jacob Ryan

Jacob Ryan is a staff reporter.

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This week’s Kentuckiana Pride Fest will be dotted with police and private security in the wake of the violent attack at an LGBT club in Orlando last weekend that killed 49 and injured dozens more.

But just how big a police presence there will be isn’t clear.

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Just hours before he was declared the winner of the Indiana primary, Bernie Sanders rallied with some 7,000 supporters at the Big Four Lawn on Louisville’s waterfront Tuesday evening.

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The frontrunner for the Republican presidential nomination and controversy magnet Donald Trump is due back in Louisville next month.

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The attorney hired to represent Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky in a lawsuit over abortion services says he’ll ask a judge to dismiss the case.

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Three advocates for LGBT rights who were arrested last year at the state fair’s Kentucky Farm Bureau Country Ham Breakfast & Auction have filed a lawsuit against the Kentucky State Police. 

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A group of Republican lawmakers in the state House are pushing a bill that would allow some residents to carry concealed weapons on public school property.

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Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky’s leader is hopeful the organization can soon resume providing abortions at its downtown Louisville clinic.

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Police departments across Kentucky began outfitting officers with body cameras last year, but don’t expect state troopers to join their ranks anytime soon.

Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rodney Brewer said he supports the idea of equipping the agency’s 1,000 troopers with the cameras, but the cost to do so is too steep.

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  Superintendent Donna Hargens says Jefferson County Public Schools is working to ensure that Louisville families are aware of its offerings in anticipation of a new push for state charter school legislation.

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Kentucky’s new state auditor announced Tuesday that he will continue the office’s investigation into the University of Louisville Foundation, the independent nonprofit that manages the school’s $1.1 billion endowment.

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