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Release Breonna Taylor grand jury files by Friday, state attorney general told   3%

  • 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.

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Breonna Taylors family demands release of evidence in case   -27%

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…

The Empty Facts of the Breonna Taylor Decision   25%

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.

Louisville protesters: More must be done for Breonna Taylor   -12%

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.

Headlines for September 25, 2020   4%

Sen. Bernie Sanders Warns of an Election "Between Donald Trump and Democracy", FBI Director Sees No Evidence of Widespread Voter Fraud, 24 Arrested as Louisville Protesters Defy Curfew to Demand Justice for Breonna Taylor, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul Says Goal of Black Lives Matter Is "Terrorism", Drivers Attack Peaceful Black Lives Matter Protesters in Los Angeles, Family of Tucson Man Who Died in Police Custody Demands Charges for Officers, Virginia Officials Warn of "Severe Public Health Threat" If Trump Rally Allowed to Proceed, Iowa Slaughterhouse Fined $957 After COVID-19 Outbreak Infected Hundreds of Workers, U.N. Says 1 Million Coronavirus Deaths Due to Nations' Lack of Preparedness and Solidarity, Global Youth Climate Strikes Return "For as Long as It Takes", U.S. Households Face Widespread Hunger as 1.5 Million File New Jobless Claims, "Vote Him Out": Trump Heckled While Viewing Ruth Bader Ginsburg's Casket at Supreme Court, Congressional Report Finds Immigrants in ICE Custody Died from Medical Neglect, Mexican Soldiers May Be Arrested in Case of 43 Disappeared Ayotzinapa Students, Volkswagen to Pay $6.4 Million to Brazilian Dictatorship Torture Survivors

"Two Systems of Justice": Jacob Blake's Father on Son's Case, Breonna Taylor & Black Lives Matter   11%

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?"

An Indictment of the System: Protests Erupt as Cops Cleared for Killing Breonna Taylor in Her Home   10%

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."

Headlines for September 24, 2020   -2%

Officer Who Shot into Breonna Taylor's Apartment Charged, But Not for Her Killing, Donald Trump Won't Commit to Peaceful Transfer of Power If He Loses Election, Dr. Deborah Birx Reportedly "Distressed" by Direction of WH Coronavirus Response, Dr. Anthony Fauci Warns of Long-Term Effects of COVID-19 on Survivors, Missouri Gov. Mike Parson, Who Opposes Mask Mandates, Tests Positive for Coronavirus, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Warns of Second Wave of Coronavirus Infections, Antarctic Ice Melt May Bring 8 Feet of Sea Level Rise Even If Paris Climate Goals Are Met, Climate Crisis Drives Record Fires in Brazil, Western United States, China Accused of Forcing Thousands of Tibetans into Mass Labor Camps, Amnesty International Tells Senate to Reject Chad Wolf as Homeland Security Secretary, Trump Administration Restores "Public Charge" Wealth Test for Green Card Applicants, Trump Praises "Good Genes" of White Audience, Cites Eugenics Theory, Far-Right Trump Supporters in Portland Planned Political Assassinations, Zoom, Facebook and YouTube Censor SFSU Seminar Attended by Palestinian Activist, Florida Voting Rights Activist Denied Pardon He Needs to Join Bar Association

Video shows sheriff's deputy striking man with shield during West Hollywood protest  

A protest in West Hollywood on Friday night against the police killing of Breonna Taylor results in six arrests.

'I have no faith in the legal system.' Breonna Taylor's mother attends emotional protest   -8%

Breonna Taylor's mother says her daughter was failed by a lack of adequate investigation into the fatal shooting by Louisville police officers.

'A lot of hurt.' With no police charges in Breonna Taylor case, mourning blankets Louisville and nation   25%

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.

Protests erupt after grand jury does not charge Louisville officers in killing of Breonna Taylor   20%

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.

'These voices aren't going to stop': Hundreds in L.A. protest over Breonna Taylor case  

Wednesday evening, the decision in Louisville, Ky., not to charge police officers with the death of Breonna Taylor prompted new outrage.

'Change the laws!': Celebrities rage over 'insulting' charge in Breonna Taylor case   -16%

Common, Kerry Washington, George Clooney, Viola Davis and others expressed anger and disbelief over Wednesday's grand jury decision in Breonna Taylor's case.

Letters to the Editor: What we can still do for Breonna Taylor: End the drug war and bad policing   -66%

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 police officer who fatally shot Breonna Taylor is crowdfunding money to retire  

The Louisville police officer who fatally shot Breonna Taylor is currently raising money to fund his retirement.

Louisville police officer shot during last week's protests is already back at work  

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.

Breonna Taylor's death reminds me this country doesn't love me as much as I love it   -12%

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 court to release grand jury recordings in Breonna Taylor shooting probe Wednesday   18%

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.

For NBA players, grand jury decision on death of Breonna Taylor 'not enough'   -2%

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.

How Private Black Tragedy Shapes American Politics  

Breonna Taylor’s family is now in a traumatizing but influential fraternity—one whose shared history reaches back generations.

Stevie Wonder in emotional video speech: 'Life is out of tune' right now   50%

Wonder's latest video message was released Wednesday as news broke in the Breonna Taylor case


Breonna Taylor case: Louisville decision on police charges isn't the end. We need reforms.   18%

Even though the officers involved in Breonna Taylor's death avoided the most serious charges, her death can still bring important change to Louisville


The Truth About The Truth About Breonna Taylor Meme   -3%

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.

New Louisville Police Chief Takes The Helm During Tense Time In The City   -2%

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.

Behind The Push To Release Breonna Taylor Grand Jury Recordings   50%

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.