- Judge gives Daniel Cameron two days to redact personal details
- Attorney general defends decision to charge only one officer
Kentucky’s attorney general has been given until noon on Friday to release the secret grand jury proceedings in the Breonna Taylor case, after a delay was sought by the official on Wednesday just as audio recordings were set to be released to the public.
The office of the attorney general, Daniel Cameron, filed a motion on Wednesday morning asking for a week’s delay to enable the redaction of names and personal information. Continue reading...
Breonna Taylor’s family has demanded for authorities in the US state of Kentucky to release all body camera footage, police files and the transcripts of the grand jury proceedings that led to no charges being brought against police officers who killed the Black woman during a raid at her home.The decision disappointed and angered those who have been calling for justice for Taylor for six months, and protesters vowed to stay in the streets until the officers involved are fired or someone is…
ZZ Packer writes about the decision by a grand jury in Louisville, Kentucky, not to charge the three officers who fired at Breonna Taylor for a crime directly related to her death.
People in Louisville, Kentucky, took to the streets after no officers were charged in the killing of Breonna Taylor. The case has exposed the divide in the U.S. over justice for Black Americans killed by authorities and laws that regularly favor police.
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As outrage mounts over the grand jury ruling in the police killing of Breonna Taylor, we look at the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where an investigation is in its final stages. The case sparked renewed national protests in August after viral video showed Kenosha police shooting the Black father in the back seven times, paralyzing him. We speak with Blake's father, Jacob Blake Sr. He says police shootings and killings of Black people reveal there are "two systems of justice" in the United States, and asks, "Why are our children scared to death of people that are supposed to protect and serve them?"
We go to Louisville, where protests erupted after police officers who shot Breonna Taylor in her own home were not charged for her death. A grand jury indicted a third officer for "wanton endangerment" for shooting into an adjacent apartment during the fatal raid that killed Breonna Taylor in March. Tens of thousands of people took to the streets in cities across the country demanding justice for Taylor and defunding of police departments. "The lack of indictments in the grand jury process is an indictment on the system itself," says Sadiqa Reynolds, president and CEO of the Louisville Urban League. "They have created a completely separate grand jury system for police officers."
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A protest in West Hollywood on Friday night against the police killing of Breonna Taylor results in six arrests.
Breonna Taylor's mother says her daughter was failed by a lack of adequate investigation into the fatal shooting by Louisville police officers.
In Louisville, Ky., two police officers were recovering after being shot during protests after Breonna Taylor case grand jury returns. "Violence will only be a source of pain," the mayor says.
The death of Breonna Taylor nearly slipped into obscurity. But protesters made it a national cause celebre. On Wednesday, a grand jury indicted only one of three officers, and none for shooting Taylor inside her apartment in March.
Wednesday evening, the decision in Louisville, Ky., not to charge police officers with the death of Breonna Taylor prompted new outrage.
Common, Kerry Washington, George Clooney, Viola Davis and others expressed anger and disbelief over Wednesday's grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor's case.
It would probably be impossible to convict any officers for Breonna Taylor's death. Instead, society can reform in ways to prevent this from happening again.
The Louisville police officer who fatally shot Breonna Taylor is currently raising money to fund his retirement.
One of two police officers shot during protests in Louisville over the death of Breonna Taylor returned to work just five days after he was shot and wounded.
The death of Breonna Taylor has been yet another painful reminder that Black women like me are not safe in America, writes Lisa Respers France.
Kentucky's attorney general acknowledged he never recommended homicide charges against any of the police officers conducting the drug raid that led to Breonna Taylor's death, and said he didn't object to a judge's order to publicly release the grand jury's deliberations.
LeBron James sent the word to the Los Angeles Lakers in a group text on Wednesday afternoon, and basketball suddenly seemed irrelevant. A grand jury in Kentucky had finally spoken. And James was letting his team know that NBA players, who have spent months seeking justice for Breonna Taylor, did not get what they wanted.
Breonna Taylor’s family is now in a traumatizing but influential fraternity—one whose shared history reaches back generations.
Wonder's latest video message was released Wednesday as news broke in the Breonna Taylor case
Even though the officers involved in Breonna Taylor's death avoided the most serious charges, her death can still bring important change to Louisville
Videos and viral images claiming to tell “the truth about” Black victims of police shootings are years old. This week, they are circulating about Breonna Taylor.
Yvette Gentry will be the first Black woman to lead the city's police department. She discusses the Breonna Taylor case, the lack of Black police officers and the changes she envisions.
NPR's Tonya Mosley talks with Kevin Glogower, a Louisville, Ky., attorney representing a grand juror in the Breonna Taylor case, about his client's request to release a recording of the proceedings.