hate crime

Josh James / WUKY

A state lawmaker from Louisville has introduced a bill that would make it a hate crime to target police officers, firefighters or emergency medical service workers.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It’s been 49 years since Dr. Martin Luther King gave his famous “I Have a Dream Speech,” yet a top civil rights official says he’s amazed at some of the discrimination and harassment that continues across the country. 

Trial Delayed for Pair Charged With Hate Crime

Jun 18, 2012

LONDON, Ky.  - The trial of two eastern Kentucky men charged with a hate crime and attacking a gay man has been indefinitely postponed.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Two eastern Kentucky men have been charged with a federal hate crime in an attack against a gay man last year, marking the first time the law has been applied in a case involving a victim's sexual orientation.