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1 month ago

Officers shouldn’t have fired into Breonna Taylor’s home, report says

Louisville officers shouldn't have fired a single shot in Breonna Taylor's home, a report says.
1 month ago
Officers shouldn't have fired a single shot in Breonna Taylor's home: Report
2 months ago

Officer shot in Breonna Taylor raid is retiring: 'Time has come' to leave, he says

Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly, the Louisville police officer shot in the leg during the raid at Breonna Taylor's home, says the "time has come" to leave.
2 months ago
Officer shot in Breonna Taylor raid is retiring: 'Time has come' to leave, he says
2 months ago

DOJ announces investigation of Louisville Police Department

The Justice Department has launched an investigation into the policing practices of the Louisville PD, from use of force to search warrants, in the wake of the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.
2 months ago
DOJ announces investigation of Louisville Police Department
2 months ago

AG Merrick Garland announces DOJ probe into Louisville policing practices

The investigation will determine if the police department "engages in a pattern or practice of violations of the Constitution or federal law."
2 months ago
AG Merrick Garland announces DOJ probe into Louisville policing practices
2 months ago

Former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison, who was charged in Breonna Taylor case, has trial delayed to 2022

The criminal trial for former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison, one of the cops involved in the fatal killing of Breonna Taylor, has been delayed to next year.
2 months ago
Former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison's trial delayed to 2022
2 months ago

Simon & Schuster will not distribute book by officer who raided Breonna Taylor's home

News of the forthcoming book sparked immediate backlash on social media.
2 months ago
Simon & Schuster drops book by policeman who raided Breonna Taylor's home
2 months ago

Police chief reprimands officer over Breonna Taylor email

Louisville’s police chief has reprimanded the sergeant who was shot during the raid on Breonna Taylor’s apartment for an email that was critical of department leadership
2 months ago
2 months ago

Kentucky limits no-knock warrants after Breonna Taylor death

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear has signed a partial ban on no-knock warrants a year after the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor
2 months ago
3 months ago

Breonna Taylor's death: A push to limit no-knock warrants

Kentucky lawmakers have passed a partial-ban on no-knock warrants, more than a year after the death of Breonna Taylor during a police raid on the Black woman's home
3 months ago
3 months ago

Judge rejects request to move trial of only officer charged in Breonna Taylor killing

A judge has rejected moving the trial location for the only police officer tried in the killing of Breonna Taylor.
3 months ago
Judge denies request to move trial of only officer charged in Breonna Taylor killing
3 months ago

Breonna Taylor's boyfriend Kenneth Walker files federal lawsuit against Louisville police

Kenneth Walker, the boyfriend of Breonna Taylor, has filed a federal lawsuit against the Louisville Metro Police Department.
3 months ago
Breonna Taylor's boyfriend files federal lawsuit against Louisville police
3 months ago

A year after her death, protesters take to the streets to demand justice for Breonna Taylor

A year after her death, protesters take to the streets to demand justice for Breonna Taylor
3 months ago
Protesters take to the streets to demand justice for Breonna Taylor
3 months ago

Remembering Breonna Taylor 1 year after her death

Taylor was shot and killed in her home during a botched police raid and her mother says she will not stop seeking justice.
3 months ago
Remembering Breonna Taylor 1 year after her death
3 months ago

Breonna Taylor's death 1 year later: Activists and lawmakers still fighting for justice

On the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor's death in Louisville, Kentucky, activists say there's still no justice in her death.
3 months ago
Breonna Taylor's death 1 year later: Activists, lawmakers still fighting for justice
3 months ago

Family, friends honor Breonna Taylor 1 year after her death

Family and friends gathered at Jefferson Square Park in Louisville, Kentucky, to honor Breonna Taylor on the one-year anniversary of her death.
3 months ago
Family, friends honor Breonna Taylor 1 year after her death
3 months ago

Remembering Breonna Taylor 1 year after her death

Taylor’s mother, Tamika Palmer, and family attorney Lonita Baker reflect on the past year and discuss where the case stands now.
3 months ago
Remembering Breonna Taylor 1 year after her death
3 months ago

Breonna Taylor's mom seeking justice 1 year later: 'They should be held accountable'

Breonna Taylor was shot inside her home in the early hours of March 13, 2020.
3 months ago
Breonna Taylor's mom seeking justice 1 year later: 'They should be held accountable'
3 months ago

Kentucky House to vote on bill limiting no-knock warrants

A bill that would limit the use of “no-knock” warrants is headed to the Kentucky House floor for a vote
3 months ago
3 months ago

Judge ends shooting case against Breonna Taylor's boyfriend

A judge in Kentucky has signed an order permanently closing a criminal case against Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend
3 months ago
4 months ago

Kentucky Senate GOP leader files no-knock warrant bill

One of Kentucky’s top GOP lawmakers has filed legislation to ban some no-knock warrants nearly a year after the death of Breonna Taylor
4 months ago
5 months ago

Petition seeks ouster of Kentucky AG over Taylor death probe

A petition has been filed seeking the impeachment of Kentucky's attorney general
5 months ago
5 months ago

Kentucky lawmaker introduces 3 new bills in wake of Breonna Taylor case

A lawmaker in Kentucky introduced three police conduct bills drafted in the wake of Breonna Taylor's death.
5 months ago
Lawmaker introduces legislation on police, protests in wake of Breonna Taylor case
6 months ago

2 Louisville police officers fired for roles in Breonna Taylor shooting

Louisville police officer Myles Cosgrove and Det. Joshua Jaynes were both involved in the Breonna Taylor case.
6 months ago
2 officers fired for roles in Breonna Taylor shooting
6 months ago

Two officers involved in death of Breonna Taylor fired

The attorneys for former detectives Myles Cosgrove and Joshua Jaynes said they were both notified of their termination from the Louisville Metro Police Department. Both have the chance to appeal.
6 months ago
Two officers involved in death of Breonna Taylor fired
6 months ago

Louisville police to fire 2 officers involved in fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor

Only one other officer was previously punished for the botched raid.
6 months ago
Louisville police to fire 2 officers involved in fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor
6 months ago

Officers connected to Taylor's death could face dismissal

Louisville police have taken steps that could result in the firing of two officers connected to Breonna Taylor's death
6 months ago
6 months ago

Breonna Taylor's mother on spending 1st Christmas without her

"Breonna loved Christmas,” her mother Tamika Palmer said. “Breonna loved any holiday, really. She wanted everybody to come together.”
6 months ago
Breonna Taylor's mother on spending 1st Christmas without her
7 months ago

Council won't appoint new prosecutor in Breonna Taylor case

Grand jury members say they were not allowed to explore shooting death charges.
7 months ago
7 months ago

What we know about Breonna Taylor’s death in police shooting: Part 1

Taylor was in bed when police arrived at her door as part of an investigation into Taylor’s ex-boyfriend. In the next crucial moments, Taylor was killed and Sgt. Jon Mattingly was shot in the leg.
7 months ago
What we know about Breonna Taylor’s death in police shooting: Part 1
7 months ago

3rd grand jury member comes forward in Breonna Taylor case

The juror says the grand jury was lied to and evidence was withheld. Jurors were prevented from considering more serious charges against the officers who killed Taylor.
7 months ago
3rd grand jury member comes forward in Breonna Taylor case
7 months ago

Breonna Taylor’s death a breaking point in Louisville, Kentucky: Part 1

Racial tensions between police and residents of the city had been growing since before Taylor’s death. Her loved ones mourn her tragic death.
7 months ago
Breonna Taylor’s death a breaking point in Louisville, Kentucky: Part 1
7 months ago

Late night police shooting at Breonna Taylor’s home: Part 2

Breonna Taylor and her boyfriend, Kenneth Walker, were in bed when police officers executed a search warrant. Taylor was fatally shot and Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly was shot in the leg.
7 months ago
Late night police shooting at Breonna Taylor’s home: Part 2
7 months ago

Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend arrested after police shooting: Part 3

Kenneth Walker, who is a legal gun owner, said he fired one shot to protect himself and Taylor. The bullet hit Sgt. Jon Mattingly's leg, prompting the officers to return fire, shooting over 30 times.
7 months ago
Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend arrested after police shooting: Part 3
7 months ago

The drug investigation that led police to Breonna Taylor’s home: Part 4

Police were investigating Jamarcus Glover, for alleged drug activity, which he denied. Several search warrants were issued that night. Glover was in custody before the shooting at Taylor's home.
7 months ago
The drug investigation that led police to Breonna Taylor’s home: Part 4
7 months ago

Breonna Taylor’s case gains national attention after death of George Floyd: Part 5

Nationwide protests erupted following Floyd’s death while in police custody in Minneapolis. The #SayHerName campaign began to recognize police injustices against Black women, including Taylor.
7 months ago
Breonna Taylor’s case gains national attention after death of George Floyd: Part 5
7 months ago

Breonna Taylor’s ex-boyfriend says she was not involved in criminal activity: Part 6

Police were investigating Jamarcus Glover for alleged drug activity and said they thought Taylor was involved. Glover denied being involved in drug activity and said Taylor was "dead innocent."
7 months ago
Breonna Taylor’s ex-boyfriend says she was not involved in criminal activity: Part 6
7 months ago

Officer in Breonna Taylor shooting says police shouldn’t have waited to enter: Part 7

Sgt. Jonanthan Mattingly said that if police had not given Taylor and her boyfriend time to respond to their banging on the door, Taylor might still be alive.
7 months ago
Officer in Breonna Taylor shooting says police shouldn’t have waited to enter: Part 7
7 months ago

Kentucky grand jury makes decision in Breonna Taylor case: Part 8

Protestors wanted officers involved in Taylor's death charged with murder. Grand jury charged only one former officer with first-degree wanton endangerment for shooting into Taylor’s neighbor’s home.
7 months ago
Kentucky grand jury makes decision in Breonna Taylor case: Part 8
7 months ago

Calls for justice for Breonna Taylor continue: Part 9

Taylor’s death has made a lasting impact on the continual efforts for racial justice. Her family and friends say they are angry about the grand jury process and are demanding answers.
7 months ago
Calls for justice for Breonna Taylor continue: Part 9
7 months ago

Breonna Taylor grand jurors speak out about charging decision: Part 10

Kentucky judge granted jurors permission to speak publicly about the proceedings. Three jurors disputed certain parts of Attorney General Daniel Cameron’s statement regarding charges for the officers.
7 months ago
Breonna Taylor grand jurors speak out about charging decision: Part 10
7 months ago

Breonna Taylor’s legacy lives on: Part 11

Taylor’s family reminisces about her and reflects on what her death has meant for the fight for racial justice.
7 months ago
Breonna Taylor’s legacy lives on: Part 11
7 months ago

Nation erupts in demand for justice in Breonna Taylor’s case: Part 2

A Kentucky grand jury only charged one former officer with first-degree wanton endangerment of Taylor’s neighbor. No one was charged for Taylor’s death.
7 months ago
Nation erupts in demand for justice in Breonna Taylor’s case: Part 2
7 months ago

New details emerge in chaotic moments after Breonna Taylor shooting

Video shows Taylor's boyfriend being placed under arrest while he was bewildered by the shooting, still shell-shocked over his girlfriend’s fatal wounds.
7 months ago
New details emerge in chaotic moments after Breonna Taylor shooting
7 months ago

3rd grand juror in Breonna Taylor case speaks out

In an exclusive interview with ABC News and Louisville's Courier-Journal, the juror said that she feels she and other jurors were denied the chance to bring justice in the young woman's death.
7 months ago
3rd grand juror in Breonna Taylor case speaks out
7 months ago

Breonna Taylor's loved ones share about her impact: 'To know her is to love her'

"To know her is to love her," Breonna Taylor's mother Tamika Palmer remembered her daughter during an interview for a new "ABC 20/20" special, "She's so much better than me."
7 months ago
Breonna Taylor's loved ones share about her impact: 'To know her is to love her'
7 months ago

Breonna Taylor grand jurors recall ‘uproar’ when no homicide charges were presented

The only charges that were brought were against one former officer, Brett Hankison, for wanton endangerment of Breonna Taylor’s neighbors. Hankison has pleaded not guilty.
7 months ago
Breonna Taylor grand jurors recall ‘uproar’ when no homicide charges were presented
7 months ago

Louisville Police Sgt. and Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend describe fatal shooting

“[My intention was] to stop the threat,” LMPD Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly said. “I was holding her hand while we went down,” Kenneth Walker said, believing intruders were trying to break in.
7 months ago
Louisville Police Sgt. and Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend describe fatal shooting
7 months ago

Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend on being arrested after fatal police shooting

Kenneth Walker was taken into custody while not understanding why police stormed their home and not knowing whether Taylor survived the shooting. The charges against him were later dismissed.
7 months ago
Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend on being arrested after fatal police shooting
7 months ago

Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend says they picked out baby shoes for future family

“We planned on getting a house,” Kenneth Walker said. They didn’t have immediate plans to have children, he said, but they talked about it. “She wanted a girl,” he said.
7 months ago
Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend says they picked out baby shoes for future family
7 months ago

Timeline: Inside the investigation of Breonna Taylor's killing and its aftermath

Here's how the investigation into the death of Breonna Taylor has unfolded after she was killed in her home by Louisville, Kentucky, police.
7 months ago
Inside the investigation of Breonna Taylor's killing and its aftermath