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Jerrica Valtierra


Louisville, KY, United States

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Past articles by Jerrica:

Local civil rights activists harp on voting rights

Two Supreme Court decisions struck down certain portions allowing states to add voting restrictions, among other things. → Read More

Louisville man stuck on cruise as COVID outbreak spreads

Thousands of cruise line passengers are dealing with the spread of COVID-19 cases in a confined space. → Read More

Shepherdsville family donates lumber to help Kentucky families rebuild after storms

A Bullitt County family is taking lumber from a family-owned sawmill to haul down to Benton, near Mayfield, to help people rebuild. → Read More

Elizabethtown police provide details on fatal police-involved shooting

The officer involved is on two weeks administrative leave. → Read More

3 men in critical condition after shooting in Newburg

Dispatchers said calls came in around 6:41 p.m. to the 5000 block of Poplar Level Road on reports of a shooting. → Read More

Man killed in Poplar Level road shooting identified

MetroSafe said calls reporting the shooting in the 5000 block of Poplar Level Road came in at 6:41 p.m. → Read More

Investigators say frequent expressway shootings are mostly targeted

When expressway shootings are reported, investigators said some of the incidents aren’t at random. → Read More

Suspect fires 12 rounds at police during domestic violence call

The cost of damage is estimated to be around $4,000 → Read More

Suspect fires 12 rounds at police during domestic violence call

The cost of damage is estimated to be around $4,000 → Read More

Parents say JCPS policies don’t do enough to prevent guns brought to schools

JCPS cites disciplining students according to their policies and procedures; especially as 14 guns have been found on campuses so far this school year. → Read More

Louisville Metro project to assist youth, deter crime gets millions in funding

The money would be allotted to give at-risk kids the option to choose how they can better their lives. → Read More

Boy stops LMPD officer to pray with her at bus stop

”He stopped me and was like, ‘Hey, before you leave, would mind if I prayed with you for your day and my day going to school?” LMPD Officer Jan Dykes said. → Read More

Louisville parents explain vaccine skepticism

There are still some parents who are skeptical about their children receiving the vaccine due to stories they’ve heard from others or - in some cases - from their own experiences. → Read More

New Southern Indiana childcare center aims to help local workforce

Finding childcare is one of the most difficult challenges for working families. → Read More

Shortages could cause holiday shopping issues

Supply and employee shortages are a less-than-pleasant trend affecting the holiday gift-giving season. → Read More

Bardstown Researchers find interesting vaccination data in patients 5 to 11 years old

Researchers say most of the people involved are glad to participate. → Read More

Historic New Albany farmhouse on the chopping block

The Smith Farmhouse on Charlestown Road has been a town landmark since the 1800s. → Read More

JCPS mom says son took gun to school because he felt unsafe

In August, a fight that was caught on camera in the PRP High School cafeteria showed a student reaching into his bag; police would later find a pellet gun in the trash outside the school. → Read More

Shooting victims found in separate neighborhoods 13 miles apart

One person died and a two others are recovering following a shooting at the Guardian Court Apartments in the Newburg area, just off Preston Highway, late Wednesday night. → Read More

Heartbreaking bond: 2 grieving mothers lose kids to Louisville’s growing gun violence problem

One victim was playing outside and the other was waiting at his school bus stop. → Read More