The removal of the statue came after an 11-1 vote by the Historic Properties Advisory Commission on Friday.
The confrontation between the Brandenburg residents and protesters at the site of the Confederate monument was peaceful.
Charles Booker, the youngest black lawmaker in the state, has been visible at the protests for the Black Lives Matter movement following the deaths of Kentucky residents Breonna Taylor and David McAtee.
"This is one of many critical steps on police reform that we've taken to create a more peaceful, just, compassionate and equitable community," Louisville Mayor Greg Fisher wrote on Thursday.
Liquor Barn apologized for the incident and said the employee responsible for turning the woman away and the store's general manager had been fired.
The Courier Journal said the state lawmaker had the "commitment and vision" needed to transform the state and country.
"What this shows is that after 35 years of Mitch McConnell's partisanship and dysfunction, Kentuckians are ready for change," a McGrath campaign representative told Newsweek.
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced his administration will begin working to end health care inequalities in black communities, with the aim of providing coverage to "100 percent" of the state's African-American communities.
Mayor Greg Fischer said in a statement that he understands their actions and it does not change his appreciation for the police force.
Restaurant owner David McAtee was known for providing free food at neighborhood events for at least 15 years, according to one Kentucky local.
Governor Andy Beshear called for the release of video footage captured during a protest in Louisville, during which police shot at the crowd.
Democrat Mike Broihier, 57, is an outsider in the race for the Senate seat, which pits McConnell against the Democrat frontrunner Amy McGrath.
"After 35 years, Kentuckians are still waiting for the kinds of opportunities Mitch worked so hard to give himself," the Lincoln Project's Thursday advertisement states.
"Mitch is the king of the swamp. Mike is a farmer, educator, former small-town newspaper editor, and a former Marine officer. Who would you vote for?" Yang said in his endorsement of Mike Broihier.
Kentucky State officials condemn the act of hanging a dummy of Gov. Andy Beshear effigy during a Memorial Day weekend rally, as tempers run high due to coronavirus legislation.
"The sign was meant to grab a person's attention so that they could come in and say, 'You can't tell me what to do.' That was our point. We can't tell you what to do and neither can the government. They need to stand up for what they believe in," the station's owner, Chris Stavely, told Newsweek.
The 26-year-old EMT was sleeping inside her home when the police department entered to execute a search warrant for an individual connected to a narcotics investigation.
"The [Louisville Metro Police] Department has not provided any answers regarding the facts and circumstances of how this tragedy occurred," said attorney Benjamin Crump on Monday.
"People in Kentucky know that he doesn't care about them and they want him gone," McGrath said.
"I was thinking maybe we can survive four more years of Donald Trump but we couldn't survive six more years of Mitch McConnell," Senate candidate Mike Broihier told Newsweek
"At this time last week, roughly 2,700 inmates had been tested," said Director Carvajal. "Approximately 70 percent tested positive for COVID-19."
The New York governor criticized McConnell's suggestion that states "use the bankruptcy route" before requesting federal aid on Thursday, pointing out that Kentucky receives billions more in government expenditures than it pays in taxes.
"Deputies also noted there was bruising to the female victim's leg and that during the altercation the female victim stated that this subject stated he was going to kill her," the Laurel County Sheriff's Office said.
"We are still in the midst of this fight against a deadly and highly contagious virus," Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear said.
"No decision has been made on the timing for reopening Kentucky's economy," Governor Andy Beshear said.
Protesters chanted "we want to work" and "open up Kentucky" as Governor Andy Beshear delivered an update on the pandemic.
What I am wondering is, both in the particular Kentucky case and around the country in general, where is the protest and opposition to this government lockdown of Christian places of worship?
Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear announced 242 new cases of COVID-19 Friday, the state's largest single-day increase since the pandemic began.
Dr. John Rademaker was arrested on Tuesday for an incident where he attacked a teen girl for not following social distancing guidelines and "applied pressure to victim's throat and impeded her breathing," according to police.
There are concerns that the corrections officers who are placing GPS monitoring devices on patients in Louisville, Kentucky, aren't being properly protected.