2 August 2021
Police again gathering on 4th and York, where very few protesters (still on church grounds) remain compared to earlier
LMPD making several arrests at 6th and Chestnut- protesters that were walking in the street after curfew
Protesters largely dispersing northward on 4th street
Louisville Police FOP (@KYFOP614) responds to @untilfreedom and @TamikaDMallory statements earlier today
protesters just arrived back at First Unitarian Church ahead of 9pm curfew. The church opened its doors last night to protesters to keep them from being arrested
#Louisville protesters bank south off Broadway onto 4th and approach 4th and York en masses, chanting for #BreonnaTaylor
Organizers issue a warning to #Louisville protesters at Jefferson Park: Elderly, children, and the vulnerable need to get moving if they want to stay safe and avoid arrest
Approaching 6th and Market from the east, #Louisville protesters head north and gather again in Jefferson Park
Protesters are upset because they've been marching peacefully (in the streets, yes) and police then blocked them in for some time on E. Main Street and fired flash bangs. They are attempting to regroup #LouisvilleProtests #Louisville @WLKY
LMPD have created a barrier on E Main and Hancock. not letting protesters or media past the line of officers
10 month ago
2 shot, 2 arrested in Erlanger shooting in the 3400 block of Blue Creek Drive. Kenton County Erlanger, Kentucky
@loukyfire worked a 2 alarm fire in the 500 block of S. 3rd Street overnight. 70 firefighters needed 30 mins to control the blaze in the 4-story building.
10 month ago
Two juveniles are under arrest in an Erlanger double shooting overnight on the the 3400 block of Bluecreek Drive
Wednesday evening a protester threw a firework into a fire near the Hall of Justice
From an @LMPD spox: "Marchers progressed along the waterfront and through downtown, causing damage at various locations along the way – including TARC buses at Brook Street and tossing a flare into the Main Library breaking windows and attempting to start a fire." 24 arrested
Shameka Parrish-Wright, who is with the Kentucky Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression and one of the organizers who has occupied Jefferson Square Park for months, has also been arrested on the same charges, according to her attorney Ted Shouse. His statement:
Not a whole lot happening at 3rd and York. #Louisville protestors taking refuge in First Unitarian Church. 9 pm curfew but church invited them in. Police here in force
A stalemate at 4th and York streets, where LMPD has formed lines at the First Unitarian Church, which has given people permission to be there. Is the plan for police to arrest/cite for curfew violations if they leave the property before 6:30 a.m. Live:
A large crowd of people are marching through Baltimore city - peacefully protesting in wake of the Kentucky Grand Jury's decision to not indict police officers on criminal charges related to BreonnaTaylor death
Louisville. Half-hour before curfew. Much larger crowds than yesterday
Louisville Metro Police Dept: Thanks to the National Guard for offering the services of this fire suppression vehicle. Another tool to help keep everyone safe
Pivoting north on 4th at Market, Louisville protesters have picked up speed and vehicles as they approach Galt House to lock down 4th and Main intersection
As everyone's phone are buzzing and alerted to the upcoming 9pm curfew, Louisville protesters gather and prepare: "Protect each other
Downtown now- people are painting banners in honor of Breonna Taylor
Louisville protest mobilizes. Heading east on Jefferson, bounded by the press, before turning north on 5th
Mayor Greg Fischer says he is extending the countywide curfew through the weekend
Gov. Andy Beshear reported 745 new COVID19 cases in Kentucky today, as well as 13 new virus-related deaths. Beshear said he'd also just learned that a friend of his has passed away after a lengthy battle with the virus
Denouncing acts of vandalism and violence last night in Louisville in response to the Breonna Taylor indictment, @presssec said the WH is urging calm and agrees with the KY Atty Gen that "mob justice is not justice." She also condemned the shooting of two police officers there
National Guard near 8th and Jefferson in downtown Louisville
Man accused of shooting 2 Louisville police officers, identified as Larynzo Johnson, charged with two counts of assault on a police officer and 14 counts of wanton endangerment of a police officer
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