Bitter division in Jefferson County Attorney Democratic primary

Incumbent, Mike O'Connell, sees primary challenge from Louisville Metro Councilman Brent Ackerson. Author: Chris Williams Published: 9:00 PM EDT May 15, 2018 Updated: 9:07 PM EDT May 15, 2018 Louisville, KY (WHAS11) - It's not the type of political contest known for having a hotly contested primary, but the race for Jefferson County Attorney is proving to be … Continue reading Bitter division in Jefferson County Attorney Democratic primary

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