Deni Kamper, WLKY

Deni Kamper

WLKY

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Past articles by Deni:

Vaccine distribution ramps up, health officials still worry about another surge

As Louisville scales up its COVID-19 vaccine distribution plans, area hospitals are bracing for a potential surge in cases following the holidays. → Read More

School districts prepare to vaccinate teachers, staff as part of phase 1B

School districts across Kentucky are preparing to begin vaccinating teachers and support staff after Gov. Andy Beshear announced Monday they will be included in the next phase of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout. → Read More

Health leaders underscore importance of Louisville's medical first responders receiving vaccine

Medical first responders are among the first groups in Kentucky to receive the COVID-19 vaccines. In Louisville, more than 200 of them will receive their shots this week. → Read More

At risk of expiring, Louisville Walgreens gives surplus COVID-19 vaccine to general public

A Louisville woman was among those to receive the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine after a handful were made available to the general public at a Walgreens. The company said they were given out of necessity. → Read More

For many nurses, Christmas will be spent on the front lines of COVID-19 pandemic

It's been a grueling year for health care workers who have proven to be the heroes of the COVID-19 pandemic, and while most people will spend Christmas with their families, many doctors, nurses and other health professionals will still be on the front lines. → Read More

Holidays present possible danger as COVID-19 rates hit highest level

Health experts in the Louisville region are urging people not to travel or gather in large groups this Christmas to prevent further spread of COVID-19. → Read More

Louisville's music venues hopeful as Congress passes 'Save our Stages' Act

Independent music and entertainment venues may finally get desperately-needed relief after Congress approved the $15 billion 'Save our Stages' Act as part of a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package. → Read More

'We will do better': J-town police address viral video showing altercation

The Jeffersontown police chief says his department "will do better in the future" after a video showing an officer punching a man who was filming police went viral last month. → Read More

Suburban and rural hospitals in Kentucky anxiously await arrival of COVID-19 vaccine

Eleven hospitals across the commonwealth of Kentucky received doses of the Pfizer-BioNtech this week, but with supply limited, health care providers in many parts of the state are still waiting. → Read More

Metro Government considers ideas to build more equitable Louisville in 2021

City leaders laid out plans to prioritize racial equity, the revitalization of downtown, and public safety in 2021 as Louisville looks to make an economic comeback from the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Louisville Metro Government, officers ask judge to dismiss Kenneth Walker lawsuit

A judge will decide whether to dismiss a civil lawsuit filed by Breonna Taylor's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker. → Read More

Louisville hospitals prepare to vaccinate thousands of health care workers

Louisville's health care providers are awaiting the arrival of the first doses of the Pfizer-Biotech COVID-19 vaccine, which is expected to be approved by the Food and Drug Administration any day. → Read More

UofL Health nurse encourages masking after recovering from COVID-19

A local nurse is back at work after receiving one of the first doses of a monoclonal antibody drug recently approved to treat COVID-19 patients. → Read More

Jefferson County sees dramatic spike in overdose deaths amid pandemic

Jefferson County is on track to see nearly 600 overdose deaths in 2020, the highest number the coroner's office has seen in five years. → Read More

New court filing provides new information about Breonna Taylor investigation

Documents recently filed with the court in the criminal case against former Louisville Metro police officer Brett Hankison are offering new details about the investigation that led to the death of Breonna Taylor. → Read More

Rural county reopens schools, still faces challenges related to COVID-19

Elementary schools in Breckinridge County welcomed students back for in-person classes Monday, one of only a handful of school districts allowed to do so as the COVID-19 pandemic rages on in Kentucky. → Read More

Beshear administration defends decision to release inmates amid criticism

Lawmakers are questioning the commutation powers of the state's top elected official, after Gov. Andy Beshear released hundreds of inmates as part of his response to the COVID-19 pandemic. → Read More

Shelters adapt as homeless weigh freezing temps against COVID-19

Nonprofits who serve the region's homeless population are concerned about how they'll keep people both sheltered and healthy as temperatures drop and the coronavirus continues to spread. → Read More

Local restaurants get much-needed boost from to-go Thanksgiving meals

Local restaurants are feeling grateful this Thanksgiving as they've been overwhelmed with orders for meals-to-g0. → Read More

Law enforcement warns of contact tracing scam in Southern Indiana

Since the COVID-19 pandemic began in March, contact tracing has played a vital role in slowing the spread of the virus. But the process, which is conducted almost entirely over the phone, is now being targeted by scammers. → Read More