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Investigation to be launched into Louisville mayor's handling of Breonna Taylor case

A Louisville council intends to launch an investigation into how Mayor Greg Fischer's administration handled the police shooting of Breonna Taylor.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
Tags: News, Louisville, Louisville Courier Journal, Greg Fischer, Breonna Taylor


Man arrested over fatal shooting in Kentucky park at center of protests

"The man has been participating in the protest since the beginning and he had been arrested a couple of times in the past several weeks," Schroeder said. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said he was saddened by the incident. The park has been a focal point of protests against the death of Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old emergency medical technicinan who was killed in a hail of gunfire when drug investigators burst into her home in Louisville on March 13.
Tags: News, Kentucky, Louisville, Schroeder, Greg Fischer, Breonna Taylor


Protester Fatally Shot At Demonstration Against Breonna Taylor’s Death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Authorities were investigating a fatal shooting Saturday night at a park in downtown Louisville, Kentucky, where demonstrators had gathered to protest the death of Breonna Taylor. Reports of shots fired at Jefferson Square Park came in around 9 p.m., Louisville Metro police said in a statement, followed by calls that the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department was performing life-saving measures on a male who died at the scene. Shortly after, police were told of a shooting...
Tags: News, Kentucky, Protests, Mitch McConnell, Police Brutality, Taylor, Louisville, City Hall, Walker, Louisville Kentucky, Republican Senate, Ky AP, Louisville Metro, Greg Fischer, Jefferson County Sheriff s Department, Metro Council


Officer in Breonna Taylor death to be fired

"Chief Schroeder is today initiating termination procedures against Louisville Metro Police Officer Brett Hankison," said Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer. Officials in Louisville, Kentucky, on Friday initiated the dismissal of one of three police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, whose death - along with George Floyd's and other unarmed African Americans' - have been the subject of worldwide protests against police brutality and racism. The Loui...
Tags: News, Taylor, Louisville, Louisville Kentucky, Schroeder, Louisville Metro Police, Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Police Department, Breonna Taylor, Brett Hankison, George Floyd, Hankison


Brett Hankison, One of Three Louisville Cops Who Killed Breonna Taylor, Fired

Brett Hankison, one of the three Louisville police officers involved in the tragic shooting death of Breonna Taylor, has been fired. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced the firing on Friday (Jun. 19). In a letter to the disgraced officer, interim police Chief Robert Schroeder said Hankison “violated obedience to rules and regulations” and “displayed an extreme indifference to the value of human life” by “blindly” firing 10 rounds into Taylor’s home. The chief also called Hankison out for fir...
Tags: Crime, News, Fired, Kentucky, Cops, Police, Jazz, Taylor, Louisville, Fischer, Louisville Kentucky, Schroeder, Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Police Department, LMPD, Robert Schroeder


Officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting to be fired

Louisville's mayor said Friday that one of three police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor will be fired. Mayor Greg Fischer said interim Louisville police Chief Robert Schroeder has started termination proceedings for Officer Brett Hankison. Two other officers remain on administrative reassignment while the shooting is investigated.
Tags: News, Louisville, Greg Fischer, Robert Schroeder, Breonna Taylor, Brett Hankison


Louisville Bans ‘No-Knock’ Warrants Three Months After Breonna Taylor Death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Louisville, Kentucky, has banned the use of controversial “no-knock” warrants and named the new ordinance for Breonna Taylor, who was fatally shot by officers who burst into her home. The city’s Metro Council unanimously voted Thursday night to ban the controversial warrants after days of protests and calls for reform. Taylor, who was studying to become a nurse, was shot eight times by officers conducting a narcotics investigation on March 13. No drugs were found at her ho...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Kentucky, Green, Black Lives Matter, Taylor, Louisville, Walker, Louisville Kentucky, Kentucky Sen Rand Paul, Ky AP, Louisville Metro, Mattingly, Greg Fischer, Metro Council, LMPD


Louisville Metro Council Passes “Breonna’s Law,” Which Bans No-Knock Warrants & Requires Body Cams During Raids

The Louisville Metro Council on Thursday (Jun. 11) unanimously voted 26-0 to pass “Breonna’s Law,” which will ban the use of “no-knock” search warrants. The bill was named after Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old EMT worker who died after being shot eight times by police during a drug raid on her home back in March. Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer said on Twitter that he plans to sign the bill as soon as it hits his desk. “I suspended use of these warrants indefinitely last month, and wholeheartedly ag...
Tags: News, Kentucky, Jazz, Taylor, Louisville, Metro, Jefferson County, Fischer, Walker, Louisville Kentucky, Louisville Metro Police, Greg Fischer, Louisville Metro Council, Louisville Metro Police Department, Kenneth Walker, Police Raids


Some Louisville police stage protest, walking out on mayor

Staging their own protest, some Louisville police officers walked out on the mayor to express their frustration amid demonstrations in the Kentucky city over police interactions with blacks. Video showed dozens of officers quietly filing out as Mayor Greg Fischer arrived at a roll call Wednesday. The walkout was an unplanned response to Fischer's appearance, said Ryan Nichols, the local Fraternal Order of Police president.
Tags: News, Kentucky, Louisville, Fischer, Fraternal Order of Police, Greg Fischer, Ryan Nichols


Following fatal shootings of Breonna Taylor and David McAtee, Louisville police will undergo 'top-to-bottom' review

Following six nights of protests, Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced several initiatives regarding the city's embattled police department.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
Tags: News, Louisville, Louisville Courier Journal, Greg Fischer, David McAtee, Breonna Taylor


Louisville A Tinderbox: BBQ Owner Dead, No Body Cam Footage, Police Chief Fired

Louisville was on edge Monday after the shooting death of a black barbecue stand owner overnight. In the hours that followed the killing of David McAtee, 53, the city’s mayor, Greg Fischer, fired the city’s police chief Steve Conrad. And the mayor revealed that officers who reported to the incident had not activated their body cameras. McAtee was killed after law enforcement and Kentucky National Guard troops arrived at the barbecue stand to disburse a large crowd that was violating the city’...
Tags: News, Taylor, David James, Louisville, Fischer, BuzzFeed News, National Guard, National Guardsmen, Conrad, Schroeder, Beshear, Greg Fischer, Steve Conrad, Louisville Metro Council, Robert Schroeder, Andy Beshear


Body cameras weren't activated when authorities fatally shot Louisville man, mayor says

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer also said that Police Chief Steve Conrad, who had already announced his resignation in May, has been fired
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Body cameras weren't activated when authorities fatally shot Louisville man, mayor says

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer also said that Police Chief Steve Conrad, who had already announced his resignation in May, has been fired         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
Tags: News, Louisville, Louisville Courier Journal, Greg Fischer, Steve Conrad


Protests, Louisville police chief fired after fatal shooting

Riot police firing tear gas scattered a protest crowd from a downtown Louisville square Monday night, hours after the firing of the city's police chief in the uproar over the early morning shooting death of a popular restaurant owner by security forces. David McAtee, the owner of a barbecue spot who was known for offering meals to police officers, died while police and National Guard soldiers were enforcing a curfew early Monday amid waves of protests over a previous police shooting in Kentucky...
Tags: News, Kentucky, Louisville, Greg Fischer, Steve Conrad, David McAtee


Protests Over Death Of George Floyd Spread To Cities Around The Country

Developments across the United States in connection with the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody: COLUMBUS, Ohio — Protesters angry over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis police custody turned out for a demonstration in Columbus that began peacefully but turned violent, with windows smashed at the Ohio Statehouse and storefronts along surrounding downtown streets. The crowd of around 400 people entered into a standoff with Columbus police Thursday night, blocking the in...
Tags: New York, News, Minnesota, Mississippi, Minneapolis, United States, Manhattan, Ohio, Associated Press, Police Brutality, Columbus, Memphis, Denver, New York Police Department, Louisville, City Hall


7 shot at Louisville protest over fatal police shooting

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — At least seven people were shot in Louisville as hundreds of protesters converged on City Hall demanding justice for Breonna Taylor, a black woman who was fatally shot in March by police who broke down her door. Louisville Metro Police said early Friday that at least one person was in critical condition. “No officers discharged their service weapons,” and all seven shot were civilians, police spokesman Sgt. Lamont Washington wrote in an email to The Associated Press. “I feel th...
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Louisville police make major changes to policies in the wake of Breonna Taylor's death

Louisville mayor Greg Fischer announced changes to the police department's policies on no-knock warrants and body cameras.
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Louisville police make major changes to policies in the wake of Breonna Taylor's death

Louisville mayor Greg Fischer announced changes to the police department's policies on no-knock warrants and body cameras.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
Tags: News, Louisville, Louisville Courier Journal, Greg Fischer, Breonna Taylor


A Kentucky EMT Worker Was Killed During a ‘No-Knock’ Police Raid. The Target Was Already in Custody.

A Kentucky EMT worker shot dead in her home during a police raid was mistakenly targeted during a hunt for a suspect believed to be in a “trap house” more than 10 miles away—who was already in police custody, a lawsuit and police records state. Internal records obtained by The Courier-Journal show the Louisville Metro Police Department intended to execute several “no-knock” search warrants looking for a suspected drug dealer who lived in a different part of town. Instead, they entered Breonna Ta...
Tags: News, Kentucky, Fbi, Usps, Department Of Justice, Taylor, Martin Luther King Jr, Justice Department, Kamala Harris, Louisville, Aguiar, Fischer, Walker, Bernice King, Crump, Glover


California’s Attorney General Defends Virus Shutdowns

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — What would normally be broad constitutional protections for freedoms of assembly, religion — even buying guns — may be curtailed when they endanger others during the coronavirus pandemic, California’s top law enforcement officer said in an interview. The state has been sued over all three during its shutdown as government officials pick winners and losers in deciding which businesses and activities can operate and which can’t. But in an interview with The Associated Pre...
Tags: California, Kentucky, Ap, Associated Press, Republican Party, Donald Trump, San Diego County, Richmond, Louisville, Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Bay Area, Trump, Bay Area News Group, Sacramento Calif, Ben Stein, Stein


California’s Top Cop Defends Extraordinary Coronavirus Shutdowns

SACRAMENTO (AP) – What would normally be broad constitutional protections for freedoms of assembly, religion – even buying guns – have their limits when they endanger others during the coronavirus pandemic, California’s top law enforcement officer said in an interview. The state has been sued over all three during its shutdown as government officials pick winners and losers in deciding which businesses and activities can operate and which can’t. But in an interview with The Associated Press Thur...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Kentucky, California News, Sacramento, Associated Press, Republican Party, Donald Trump, San Diego County, Louisville, Gavin Newsom, Trump, Ben Stein, Stein, Newsom


Rand Paul, first senator with coronavirus, attended fundraiser with 3 others who tested positive

Three Kentucky Democrats – Rep. John Yarmuth, Gov. Andy Beshear and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer – also attended but have tested negative.         [Author: Louisville Courier Journal]
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Building for Good in El Salvador

There are a handful of industry leaders that I consistently invite to join me on a Giveback Homes Build Trip. I simply send them a text with the dates and I say, “Let’s go build some homes.” The responses are usually, “I wish I could but” or “Tell me the dates for next time.” Greg Fischer had been on my list for years, and finally, his response was, “See you there.” I couldn’t believe it, so much that I made him show me proof of flight itinerary. He showed up in El Salvador, worked hard, and als...
Tags: Radio, El Salvador, Social Good, Greg Fischer, Giveback Homes, Giveback Homes Build Trips, Giveback Homes Build Trip


The Bull Case for Industry Search & IDX

[Editor’s note: We’re trying something new–collaborative thought pieces written by the Geek Estate Mastermind community. The goal is to make the absolute best argument possible, derived from the collective expertise of members. The first two articles are bull and bear arguments for industry search and IDX, a topic initiated by Greg Fischer over a year ago. Bull: The industry must not cede search to the portals. Meeting buyer expectations and owned, perpetual lead generation are table stakes to ...
Tags: Featured, Youtube, Search, Radio, Mls, Audi, Zillow, Redfin, IDX, Greg Fischer, Geek Estate, Homesnap, Broker Public Portal, Jeff Corbett, Geek Estate Members, Real Estate Idx


The Bear Case for Industry Search & IDX

[Editor’s note: We’re trying something new–collaborative thought pieces written by the Geek Estate Mastermind community. The goal is to make the absolute best argument possible, derived from the collective expertise of members. The first two articles are bull and bear arguments for industry search and IDX, a topic initiated by Greg Fischer over a year ago. Bull: The industry must not cede search to the portals. Meeting Buyer Expectations and Owned, Perpetual Lead Generation Are Table Stakes to ...
Tags: Featured, Yahoo, Search, Radio, Aol, Compass, Zillow, Redfin, SimilarWeb, Zillow Group, IDX, Greg Fischer, Zillow Trulia Redfin, Realtor.com, Real Estate Idx, Yahoo Real Estate


Burning the Agent Effigy Once and For All

[Note from the editor: We publish a Weekly Transmission for Geek Estate Mastermind members that consists of long-form articles covering the spectrum from shipping container co-living spaces to the battle for listing acquisition in the first iBuyer world war. Below is a sample Transmission, written by Greg Fischer. While he wrote it over a year ago, it’s as relevant today as it was the day it was published. I thought a wider audience should hear the message, one I very much personally agree with...
Tags: Featured, California, Radio, House, Zillow, Redfin, Greg, FSBO, Greg Fischer, Reesio, Commissions, Drew Meyers, Agents and Brokers, GE Mastermind Preview, Monthly Transmission, Weekly Transmission for Geek Estate Mastermind


Saps for Trees

Tree saps are head over heels for red maples… Natalie Jeremijenko’s “Tree Logic” at Mass MoCa, North Adams, MA. Hayly Fisher is a barista. She waters humble sidewalk plantings outside Bean Roastery and Café in Louisville’s Germantown neighborhood. She planted a few, simple, yellow-orange Cosmos sulphureus outside the store earlier this spring. Hayly’s flowers are fighting now for elbowroom with crabgrass. Her marigolds are chugging along, though spider mites have speckled the leaves and tried...
Tags: Gardening, New Zealand, Npr, Jonathan Franzen, Louisville, Ohio Valley, Fischer, Germantown, Central Business District, Greg Fischer, CRRRITIC, Allen Bush, Science Says, Natalie Jeremijenko, Goss Avenue, Texas Avenue


Google Fiber To Pay Nearly $4 Million To Louisville In Exit Deal

As Google Fiber prepares to leave Louisville, Kentucky, Google has agreed to pay the city government $3.84 million to fix damage to city streets. "The payments, to be made over 20 months, will cover removing fiber cables and sealant from roads, milling and paving streets 'where needed' and removing Google's above-ground infrastructure," reports WDRB, citing a news release from Mayor Greg Fischer's office. From the report: Google Fiber also agreed to donate $150,000 to the Community Foundation of...
Tags: Google, Tech, Silicon Valley, Google Fiber, Louisville, Metro, Community Foundation, Greg Fischer, Louisville Kentucky Google


January Monthly Radar

[Note from editor: We publish a Weekly Radar for Geek Estate Mastermind members with a range of curated links and analysis/commentary that comes out every Friday morning along with member news to peruse. This is a wrap-up for the month of January with a couple articles from each week.] Mastermind Summary In January, Geek Estate hosted a meetup with Restb.ai in Barcelona and we had another great turnout for our monthly Seattle members lunch. We published our trends and predictions for 2019 and s...
Tags: Barcelona, Radio, Seattle, Greg Fischer, Giveback Homes, Tom Ferry, Russell Smith, Bill Lublin, Tony Casson, Geek Estate Members, Lubn, Valcre, GE Mastermind Preview, Weekly Radar for Geek Estate Mastermind, Monthly Radar, Small Landlord Prop Mgmt Software Networking


Google Fiber is shutting down its super-high speed internet service in Louisville after residents complained that it left exposed cables in the streets (GOOG, GOOGL)

Google Fiber, the gigabit-speed internet access provider, is shutting down its broadband service in Louisville, Kentucky. Google Fiber is operated by Access, a subsidiary of Google parent company Alphabet.  Google Fiber blamed its failure in Louisville on "challenges  that have been disruptive to residents and caused service issues for our customers," the company said in a blog post. Residents have complained that Google Fiber employees left cables exposed in the streets.  Google Fiber launch...
Tags: Google, US, America, Trends, Netflix, Google Fiber, Louisville, Greg Fischer, Louisville Kentucky Google Fiber, Alphabet Google Fiber