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The Murray State News

The Murray State News

The Murray State News

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Our View: We need laws to keep police accountable

March 11, 2022

Along with power comes responsibility and accountability, almost like a system of checks and balances, but it seems as though our state government gives...

Detention Center
Former Louisville Metro Police Detective Brett Hankison posted bail Wednesday, Sept. 23. (Photo courtesy of Shelby County)

Community reacts to decision in Taylor case

September 24, 2020

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief [email protected] On Wednesday, Sept. 23, it was announced that one of three officers involved in the shooting...

Former Louisville Metro Police Detective Brett Hankinson was charged on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment for his involvement in the shooting of Breonna Taylor. (Photo courtesy of the Louisville Metro Police Department)

One of three officers charged in Taylor shooting

September 23, 2020

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief [email protected] Six months after Breonna Taylor was shot to death during a police raid, one of the three...

Alumnus Sam Aguiar spoke at a press conference where his team, which represented the family of Breonna Taylor in the civil lawsuit against the city of Louisville, introduced proposed state legislation on police reform. (Photo courtesy of Sonja Wilde-de Vries/Facebook)

Alumnus Sam Aguiar instrumental in Kentucky police reform and $12 million settlement in Breonna Taylor case

September 17, 2020

Gage Johnson Editor-in-Chief [email protected] Sam Aguiar, a Murray State alumnus, helped bring about police reform across Kentucky and...

Black Lives Matter

Black Lives Matter

June 12, 2020

Cady Stribling Features Editor [email protected] President Jackson released a statement on Tuesday, June 2 in response to the nationwide...

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