Grimes and riddles

Grimes’ campaign is picking up momentum, but is not being Mitch McConnell enough?

Congressman John Yarmuth stood before a crowd of more than 1,000 in Louisville’s West End last Thursday, delivering welcome breaking news before introducing the woman


Eight minutes with the woman who could ditch Mitch

Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes sat down with LEO Weekly for eight minutes last Thursday to discuss several policy issues facing Kentucky and the nation.

Inbox — Feb. 5, 2014

Letters to the Editor

Visible Leap


Black-box retail

West End activists call for transparency on rumored Walmart deal

On the blistering cold morning of Martin Luther King Jr.

Inbox — Jan. 29, 2014

Letters to the Editor


Inbox — Feb. 12, 2014

Letters to the Editor

Kudos for Context


Waging a fight

The battle to raise the minimum wage flares up in Kentucky

Lyn Riley has just walked home through the snow to her tiny one-bedroom apartment in Louisville’s Smoketown neighborhood after


Hope for the homeless

Louisville is making big gains on the fight to end homelessness

 Two years ago, volunteers with the annual homeless street count found 150 people tucked away in those places that are easy to forget about — alleyways, overpasses and tents alongside th


Open arms

A conversation with Jamie Tworkowski, founder of the nonprofit To Write Love on Her Arms

It all started with a girl. Her name was Renee. It was 2006. She was a cocaine addict, depressed, a cutter who’d carved the words “fuck up” into her arm with a razor.

Inbox — Jan. 22, 2014

Letters to the Editor

Tolerance for All