Several hundred people gathered at the federal courthouse in Louisville Tuesday to protest the Dakota Access Pipeline project; other similar rallies were held simultaneously in cities around the country.
Some 200 Louisville residents took to the streets Thursday night to protest president-elect Donald Trump. Similar protests have been held across the country in the days following Trump's victory. In Louisville, police blocked traffic for the crowd.
The state says a 73-year-old Louisville man has died of West Nile virus. Health and Family Services Cabinet spokeswoman Beth Fisher told The Courier-Journal it is Kentucky's first death from the virus reported this year.