Sarah Ladd, The Courier-Journal

Sarah Ladd

The Courier-Journal

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent:
  • The Courier-Journal
  • The Columbus Dispatch
Past:
  • North Jersey News
  • Enquirer
  • USA TODAY
  • Golfweek Magazine
  • Indianapolis Star
  • The Tennessean

Recent articles by Sarah:

Two die after driver runs a red light, hits another car in Louisville

Two people died Sunday morning after a car accident in the intersection of Breckinridge Lane and Taylorsville Road → Read More

Panel calls for more transparency, consequences for LMPD after Breonna Taylor shooting

A town hall on Thursday discussed Breonna Taylor's death and how to rebuild trust in the community going forward. → Read More

Kentucky House Democrats call for censure of Savannah Maddox following effigy

Maddox recently caught heat for posing for a photo with a person flashing a hand symbol associated with white supremacy. → Read More

Kentucky governor hanged in effigy at Second Amendment rally at state capitol

FRANKFORT, Ky. — What started out as a freedom-loving celebration of the Second Amendment ahead of Memorial Day turned into Gov. Andy Beshear being hanged in effigy and protesters chanting outside the governor’s mansion.The Second Amendment rally, meant to inspire people “about what it really means to be FREE,” according to Take Back Kentucky, attracted at least 100 people on Sunday. They… → Read More

It took 73 years for this veteran to get his Medal of Honor. A new documentary tells his story

Garlin "Murl" Conner was awarded the Medal of Honor posthumously two years ago. Now, a new documentary about his story will come out on Memorial Day. → Read More

Republicans and Democrats alike condemn effigy of Beshear that was hanged at state Capitol

After protesters hung Beshear in effigy, Kentucky's Republican and Democratic leaders, including Sen. Mitch McConnell, condemned the move. → Read More

Kentucky first lady thanks supporters who rallied against governor being hanged in effigy

Kentucky first lady Britainy Beshear wrote that a group held signs of encouragement outside her home on Monday. → Read More

Beshear on effigy: 'I will not be afraid. I will not be bullied. And I will not back down'

Chanting "on the other side of the glass from where I raised my kids" was, he said, "an action intended to use fear to get their way." → Read More

Protester who hoisted Gov. Andy Beshear effigy fired from job at Neil Huffman Auto Group

Terry Bush, president of the Kentucky 3 Percenters group, only hoisted the effigy, his wife Patsy said Wednesday morning. → Read More

Beshear hung in effigy as Second Amendment supporters rally at Capitol ahead of Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend had two rallies in Frankfort. Saturday's was all about protesting the coronavirus shutdown. → Read More

Beshear: Two more children have inflammatory illness tied to coronavirus

Norton Children's Hospital previously announced it was evaluating two children for the syndrome. → Read More

'It's not what we are': Audubon police apologize for Three Percenter decal, change policy

A photo of a Three Percenter decal on an Audubon police cruiser circulated social media and drew criticism. → Read More

Nursing student among those killed in weekend violence remembered as 'fabulous young lady'

Louisville saw three double shootings in one weekend, the latest in a surge of violence Steve Conrad previously attributed to the coronavirus. → Read More

Dead man found in former Louisville dance coach Todd Sharp's home, officials say

The Floyd County Sheriff's Department found a body in University of Louisville's fired dance coach Todd Sharp's home, Sheriff Frank Loop said. → Read More

How the meat shortage is affecting Louisville's locally owned meat shops and restaurants

An estimated quarter of the country’s pork production is offline, and slaughterhouses and their workers have been hit hard. → Read More

US attorney: Man who threatened Beshear, KSP on social media facing federal charges

KSP charged Jeremiah Wooley, 25, on April 29, alleging he used a pseudonym on social media to threaten Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and troopers. → Read More

Beshear on Maryville court decision: 'They say it's a victory, are they abiding by it?'

Beshear signed an executive order in March banning mass gatherings. The church sued over it, saying the order unfairly targeted religious gatherings. → Read More

University of Louisville Physicians patients get new coronavirus testing option

The new location will join a drive-up site at Brook and Liberty Streets and a Park DuValle Community Health Center partnership. → Read More

University of Kentucky research: Beshear's Healthy At Home orders saved thousands of lives

Kentucky, as of April 29, has more than 4,300 confirmed COVID-19 cases and has reported more than 220 coronavirus-related deaths. → Read More

In 'new normal,' Kentuckians will be asked to start wearing masks in public as of May 11

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced the new guideline Monday. Here's what you don't need: an N95 or surgical mask. A cloth mask will do. → Read More