Tag: Louisville

No. 6 Louisville Beats No. 3 Texas at Battle 4 Atlantis

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas—Sixth-ranked Louisville scrapped on the boards and gave coach Jeff Walz the level of fight he didn’t see a night before. Third-ranked Texas did the same for coach Vic Schaefer. It just wasn’t enough to beat the Cardinals and avoid an 0–2 start in the Battle 4 Atlantis. Chrislyn Carr scored 19 points…


Louisville Escapes Major Sanctions in Hoops Bribery Case

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—After five agonizing years, Louisville finally gets to look forward. An independent panel placed the Cardinals’ basketball program on two years of probation and fined it $5,000, but spared the school major penalties from NCAA allegations leveled in the aftermath of a federal investigation into corruption in college basketball. The Independent Accountability Resolution Process…


Ford to Invest $700 Million, Add 500 Jobs at Louisville Truck Plant

LOUISVILLE, Ky.—Ford will invest $700 million mainly at its Kentucky Truck Plant in Louisville, creating about 500 new jobs over the next four years. The company made the announcement Tuesday after a state board approved incentives for Ford’s investment in the state. Most of the money will go to retool the truck plant, which makes…


Capitol Report (Aug. 4): China Fires Missiles Around Taiwan; White House Declares Monkeypox a Health Emergency

President Joe Biden is urging Congress to pass what’s dubbed the Inflation Reduction Act. But Republicans argue the bill will do the exact opposite of what its name suggests. China conducted live-fire drills, launching missiles into the waters near Taiwan, and Beijing says these so-called drills will continue for at least the next few days….


4 People Linked to Breonna Taylor’s Death Hit With Federal Charges

Four former and current police officers were indicted on Aug. 4 in connection with the death of Breonna Taylor. Former Louisville Metro Police Department detective Joshua Jaynes, current Louisville officers Kyle Meany and Kelly Goodlett, and former detective Brett Hankison were charged by a federal grand jury. Jaynes and Meant are accused of violating Taylor’s Fourth Amendment…


All-Black Militia Leader Found Guilty of Threatening Police With Rifle

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky—After several hours of deliberating on May 27, a federal jury found all-black militia leader John Johnson guilty of threatening police officers with his AR-15 rifle during a Sept. 4, 2020, protest in Louisville. Some members of the militia, Not [Expletive] Around Coalition (NFAC), hung their heads after the verdict was read, while others…


Government Rests Its Case Against All-Black Militia Leader

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–The U.S. government wrapped up its case against all-black militia leader John Johnson on May 26 with the testimony of FBI special agent Andrew Phillips, who led the investigation against the defendant. Johnson stands accused of pointing his AR-15 rifle at law enforcement officers during a Sept. 4, 2020, protest in Louisville. His defense…


Government Rests Its Case Against All-Black Militia’s Leader

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–The U.S. government wrapped up its case against all-black militia leader John Johnson on May 26 with the testimony of FBI special agent Andrew Phillips, who led the investigation against the defendant. Johnson is accused of pointing his AR-15 rifle at law enforcement officers during a Sept. 4, 2020, protest in Louisville, Kentucky. His…


Media Prevented From Covering Start of Militia Leader’s Trial

LOUISVILLE, Ky.–Government officials prevented The Epoch Times from covering roughly the first five hours of the trial of John Johnson, the black nationalist militia leader accused of pointing his firearm at a group of law enforcement officers during a September 2020 racial justice protest in Louisville. The May 23 jury selection for Johnson, the leader…


The Superhero Chef: From Homeless to Star Restaurant Owner, Darnell Ferguson Turned His Life Around Through Food

Darnell “SuperChef” Ferguson has an impressive roster of accomplishments, from cooking for Team USA at the 2008 Summer Olympics, to becoming a breakout star chef contestant on Food Network, to opening three hit restaurants in the South. His restaurant Superhero Chefs, in Tuscumbia, Alabama, was named one of the “Top 12 Best Breakfasts in America”…