O’Connell, Ackerson trade barbs in spirited race for Jefferson County attorney

Posted: May 17, 2018 5:29 PM EDTUpdated: May 18, 2018 7:31 AM EDT LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – Veiled racism. Allegations of covering up the sexual abuse of teens by Louisville Metro Police. Forcing employees to make campaign contributions – or be fired. These are few of the political haymakers thrown in an unusually fiery Democratic primary for … Continue reading O’Connell, Ackerson trade barbs in spirited race for Jefferson County attorney

VIDEO: Brent Ackerson debates Mike O’Connell in County Attorney Race

Watch this debate and make an informed decision May 22, 2018. The Louisville Forum hosted a debate between Brent Ackerson and Mike O'Connell. The debate for Jefferson County Attorney touches on several key issues such as drug policy, jail over-crowding, the sexual abuse lawsuit brought by minors in the Explorer program and restorative justice. Each … Continue reading VIDEO: Brent Ackerson debates Mike O’Connell in County Attorney Race

Fired prosecutor sues former boss

source: https://www.lmpd.com/news/story.php?sid=735 Glenda Bradshaw, the former head of criminal prosecutions for the Jefferson County attorney's office, filed a wrongful termination lawsuit Monday against her former boss, alleging that he created a hostile work environment, discriminated against her because of her sex and retaliated against her for actions she took. Bradshaw also charges in her suit, filed … Continue reading Fired prosecutor sues former boss

Courier-Journal: Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell draws election rival from within City Hall

Phillip M. Bailey, @phillipmbaileyPublished 8:16 a.m. ET Sept. 14, 2017 | Updated 9:33 a.m. ET Sept. 14, 2017 Buy Photo (Photo: Sam Upshaw Jr./The CJ) Courier-Journal This story is developing and will be updated.. Jefferson County Attorney Mike O'Connell will see a familiar face when he seeks re-election next year. Metro Councilman Brent Ackerson told the … Continue reading Courier-Journal: Jefferson County Attorney Mike O’Connell draws election rival from within City Hall