The two men spent nearly a decade behind bars, but under a plea deal, former police officer Mark Handy will be imprisoned for 1 year.
"After a battle with post-Covid related symptoms, including severe tinnitus, Kent Taylor took his own life this week," Taylor's family said.
A judge will make a final decision on dropping charges against Breonna Taylor's boyfriend, Kenneth Walker on March 8.
The police department in Louisville, Kentucky has fired Joshua Jaynes and Myles Cosgrove, two officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor. The two officers were informed in December that the department would try to fire them for violating policy. A grand jury declined to charge Jaynes and Cosgrove for […]
US Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell’s Louisville, Kentucky home was vandalised in graffiti on Saturday, according to local news. The spray-painted message on the GOP’s door states “Weres my money” in spray-paint, according to WDRB-TV. “Vandalism and the politics of fear have no place in our society,” McConnell said in […]
The New York Times released a visual investigation titled “How the Police Killed Breonna Taylor” on Monday. Taylor was fatally shot by Louisville police officers during a botched raid at her apartment in March. The investigation uses interviews, photos, and 3D-diagrams to visually recreate the moments that led to Taylor’s […]
Breonna Taylor’s mum, Tamika Palmer, published a letter in The Washington Post last week urging President-elect Joe Biden to keep his word in holding police in the US accountable for their actions, according to CNN. Palmer’s daughter was fatally shot by Louisville police during a botched drug bust in March. […]
A third unidentified grand juror related to the Breonna Taylor case told the Associated Press that “there should have been more charges” for the Louisville officers – Brett Hankison, Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly and Detective Myles Cosgrove. Two jurors spoke out anonymously last month, and one said in an interview with […]
One of the grand jurors in the Breonna Taylor case told CBS’s Gayle King that he believes actions Louisville Police took the night Taylor was killed were “criminal.” The juror said the events surrounding Taylor’s death were full of “deception.” Another juror previously spoke out after ex-officer Brett Hankison was […]
Peaceful demonstrators marched to Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s house on Saturday, marking the 150th day of protests for Breonna Taylor, according to the Louisville Courier-Journal. Around 100 protesters rallied without any arrests, despite an encounter with officers in riot gear. “The more that comes out with the case, the […]
Former Louisville officer Brett Hankison told a grand jury he thought officers were being fired at by someone in Breonna Taylor’s apartment with an AR-15 at the time he fired back. Hankison, who was fired, is the only officer who faces charges related to the night of Breonna Taylor’s killing. […]
Daniel Cameron, Kentucky’s attorney general, said he will release recordings of the grand jury proceedings into the death of Breonna Taylor, where no officers were charged over her death. Grand juries usually act in secret. Cameron had previously refused to release the recordings from this one. But he said on […]
Former Louisville Metro Police officer Brett Hankison pleaded not guilty on Monday to charges of wanton endanger in connection with the death of Breonna Taylor,local news outlet WLKY reported. Hankison – the only former officer who was indicted in the Taylor case – appeared in court Monday after a grand […]
A Kentucky State Police report couldn’t prove if a bullet that struck a Lousiville Metro Police Department officer during a raid came from Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend’s, Kenneth Walker, gun. Walker admitted to firing a warning shot, after which officers unloaded more than 30 bullets into Taylor’s apartment, killing Taylor in […]
Bodycam footage and investigation files obtained by VICE News show some of the Louisville Metro Police Department officers who fired shots during the drug raid that killed Breonna Taylor violating departmental rules. The footage shows three involved officers wandering the scene unescorted, violating a departmental policy that requires involved officers […]
Breonna Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer, said she “never had faith” in Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron to “do his job” in weighing charges for police officers involved in Taylor’s killing. At a press conference on Friday, Taylor’s family and their attorneys slammed Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron after none of […]
Protests against a Lousiville grand jury’s decision Wednesday to decline charges against the officers involved in the killing of Breonna Taylor continued through Thursday night. Photos show protesters were met with counter-protesters, including an armed Oath Keepers militia. The Oath Keepers “is one of the largest radical antigovernment groups” with […]