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7 months ago

Mistrial declared in case against former Louisville cop over Breonna Taylor raid

The federal indictment came after Hankison was acquitted of state charges in the death of Breonna Taylor.
7 months ago
Former Louisville Police Officer Brett Hankison discusses the muzzle flashes that he saw coming from the apartment as he is questioned by the prosecution in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, March 2, 2022.
7 months ago

Mistrial declared in federal case against ex-cop over Breonna Taylor raid

A mistrial was declared in the federal case against former officer Brett Hankison who was charged with violating the civil rights of Breonna Taylor, her boyfriend and their neighbors.
7 months ago
VIDEO: Mistrial declared in federal case against ex-cop over Breonna Taylor raid
1 year ago

Attorney general slams Louisville police over Breonna Taylor investigation

Federal authorities found that police in the city were more likely to stop Black drivers than white ones for the same traffic violations.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Attorney general slams Louisville police over Breonna Taylor investigation
1 year ago

DOJ releases report on Breonna Taylor’s death, Louisville police conduct

Attorney Kimberly Wehle breaks down a Justice Department report finding police in Louisville, Kentucky, engaged in a pattern of discriminatory policing.
1 year ago
VIDEO: DOJ releases report on Breonna Taylor’s death, Louisville police conduct
1 year ago

Former NYPD chief discusses DOJ's findings on unlawful Louisville police conduct

ABC News contributors Brian Buckmire and Bob Boyce join ABC News Live to discuss the Justice Department's probe into the Louisville Police Department's conduct stemming from Breonna Taylor's death.
1 year ago
VIDEO: Former NYPD chief discusses DOJ's findings on unlawful Louisville police conduct
1 year ago

DOJ reveals findings from investigation into Louisville Metro Police Department

The findings revealed that a pattern of several violations occurred, including those that led to the death of Breonna Taylor.
1 year ago
VIDEO: DOJ reveals findings from investigation into Louisville Metro Police Department
2 years ago

Former detective charged in Breonna Taylor case to plead guilty

Louisville detective Kelly Goodlett will plead guilty to one count of conspiring to violate the civil rights of Breonna Taylor.
2 years ago
Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old certified emergency medical technician, was killed in March when police executed multiple search warrants at her home.
2 years ago

DOJ charges officers in connection with raid that killed Breonna Taylor

The Department of Justice filed charges Thursday against four former and current Louisville police officers in connection with the death of Breonna Taylor.
2 years ago
VIDEO: DOJ charges officers in connection with raid that killed Breonna Taylor
2 years ago

4 officers charged in raid that resulted in the death of Breonna Taylor

Four current and former police officers are facing federal civil rights charges in connection with the shooting death of Breonna Taylor.
2 years ago
VIDEO: 4 officers charged in raid that resulted in the death of Breonna Taylor
2 years ago

AG announces charges in death of Breonna Taylor

Attorney General Merrick Garland announced federal charges against four current and former Louisville police officers in connection with the death of Breonna Taylor in 2020.
2 years ago
Attorney General Merrick Garland announced federal charges against four current and former Louisville police officers in connection with the death of Breonna Taylor in 2020.
2 years ago

DOJ charges current, former officers in Breonna Taylor’s death

The Department of Justice has charged four current and former Kentucky police officers with civil rights violations in the death of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman shot to death in her home.
2 years ago
VIDEO: DOJ charges current, former officers in Breonna Taylor’s death
2 years ago

Department of Justice charges officers in connection with Breonna Taylor death

The Justice Department has filed civil rights violations charges in connection with a 2020 raid that killed Breonna Taylor.
2 years ago
A protestor brandishes a portrait of Breonna Taylor during a rally in remembrance on the one year anniversary of her death in Louisville, Kentucky, March 13, 2021.
2 years ago

Attorney General Merrick Garland announces federal charges in death of Breonna Taylor

Criminal defense attorney Bernarda Villalona discusses charges against four current and former officers related to the death of Breonna Taylor, who was killed in a botched police raid in March 2020.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Attorney General Merrick Garland announces federal charges in death of Breonna Taylor
2 years ago

Relatives of Jacob Blake, Breonna Taylor arrested in protests

Relatives of Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor were arrested Wednesday in Akron, Ohio, in connection with protests over Jayland Walker's death.
2 years ago
Demonstrators protest against the Akron police shooting death of Jayland Walker in Akron, Ohio, July 3, 2022.
2 years ago

Breonna Taylor’s mother urges DOJ to charge officers involved in her daughter’s death

Two years after Breonna Taylor was shot and killed by police, her mother met with Department of Justice officials, urging federal charges against the officers.
2 years ago
Breonna Taylor, 26, was shot and killed by Louisville, Kentucky, police officers after they allegedly executed a search warrant of the wrong home.
2 years ago

Breonna Taylor’s mom urges DOJ to charge officers

Two years after Breonna Taylor was shot and killed by police, her mother met with Department of Justice officials, urging federal charges against the officers.
2 years ago
Two years after Breonna Taylor was shot and killed by police, her mother met with Department of Justice officials, urging federal charges against the officers.
2 years ago

Jury finds ex-officer not guilty on all counts in shooting during Breonna Taylor raid

Hankison was not charged with shooting Taylor.
2 years ago
Former Louisville Police Officer Brett Hankison discusses the muzzle flashes that he saw coming from the apartment as he is questioned by the prosecution in Louisville, Ky., Wednesday, March 2, 2022.
2 years ago

Cop in raid that killed Breonna Taylor found not guilty

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2 years ago
VIDEO: Cop in raid that killed Breonna Taylor found not guilty
2 years ago

Officer connected to Breonna Taylor raid on trial

The ex-cop who was executing a “no-knock” search warrant at Breonna Taylor’s home is now on trial. ABC News’ Mona Kosar Abdi has more from a survivor of that terrifying night.
2 years ago
VIDEO:  Officer connected to Breonna Taylor raid on trial
2 years ago

Officer who fired into neighbor’s apartment in Breonna Taylor case faces jury

Wednesday marked the start of the trial for Louisville, Kentucky, police officer Brett Hankison, who is charged in connection to the incident where Breonna Taylor was killed.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Officer who fired into neighbor’s apartment in Breonna Taylor case faces jury
2 years ago

Breaking down the trial of the officer charged in Breonna Taylor raid

ABC News’ Linsey Davis speaks with civil rights attorney Channa Lloyd about the trial of the ex-officer charged in the raid that killed Breonna Taylor, and the latest on the George Floyd trial.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Breaking down the trial of the officer charged in Breonna Taylor raid
2 years ago

Neighbor testifies in Breonna Taylor raid trial

The trial began Wednesday for Brett Hankison, the only officer charged in connection with the raid that killed Breonna Taylor in 2020.
2 years ago
The trial began Wednesday for Brett Hankison, the only officer charged in connection with the raid that killed Breonna Taylor in 2020.
2 years ago

Trial begins for former officer involved in raid that killed Breonna Taylor

Former Kentucky police officer Brett Hankison is charged with firing into a neighboring apartment while serving a "no-knock" warrant on Taylor's apartment on March 13, 2020.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Trial begins for former officer involved in raid that killed Breonna Taylor
2 years ago

Breonna Taylor raid trial: Gunshots 'inches away from hitting me,' neighbor says

Trial begins Wednesday for Brett Hankison, the only officer charged in connection with the raid that killed Breonna Taylor.
2 years ago
Former Louisville Metro Police Officer Brett Hankison is pictured in a booking photo released by the Shelby County Detention Center in Kentucky on Sept. 23, 2020.
2 years ago

Opening statements begin in trial stemming from raid that killed Breonna Taylor

The trial begins today for former Kentucky police officer Brett Hankison who was involved in the raid that killed Breonna Taylor on March 13, 2020.
2 years ago
VIDEO: Opening statements begin in trial stemming from raid that killed Breonna Taylor
2 years ago

Jury selection to begin in trial of officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting

Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of Brett Hankison, who charged in the shooting at Breonna Taylor's apartment complex.
2 years ago
This March 13, 2020, photo provided by the Louisville Metro Police Department shows Officer Brett Hankison. Hankison took part in the deadly 2020 raid on Breonna Taylor's home.
2 years ago

Jury selection rescheduled for officer involved in raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment

Jury selection has been rescheduled in the trial of officer involved in Breonna Taylor's death.
2 years ago
Breonna Taylor's mother Tamika Palmer, center, leads a march through the streets of downtown Louisville on the one year anniversary of Taylor's death on March 13, 2021, in Louisville, Ky.
3 years ago

Lawyers for Breonna Taylor's family sue police over existence of body camera footage

An attorney for the Taylor family sued Louisville Metro Police claiming they may have given the public "misinformation" about the existence of body camera footage.
3 years ago
Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old certified emergency medical technician, was killed in March when police executed multiple search warrants at her home.
3 years ago

Officers shouldn't have fired a single shot in Breonna Taylor's home: Report

Louisville officers shouldn't have fired a single shot in Breonna Taylor's home, a report says.
3 years ago
Breonna Taylor, 26, was shot and killed by Louisville, Kentucky, police officers after they allegedly executed a search warrant of the wrong home.
3 years 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.
3 years ago
Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly is pictured here.
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: DOJ announces investigation of Louisville Police Department
3 years 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."
3 years ago
The investigation will determine if the police department "engages in a pattern or practice of violations of the Constitution or federal law."
3 years ago

Former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison's 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.
3 years ago
Former Louisville Metro Police detective Brett Hankison, left, arrives in the courtroom with his attorney Stew Mathews for a pre-trial conference on Friday, where Circuit Judge Ann Bailey Smith moved Hankison's trial to Feb. 1, 2022. April 23, 2021
3 years ago

Simon & Schuster drops book by policeman who raided Breonna Taylor's home

News of the forthcoming book sparked immediate backlash on social media.
3 years ago
Protesters march through downtown Louisville after a grand jury decided not to bring homicide charges against police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor, in Louisville, Ky., Sept. 25, 2020.
3 years ago

Judge denies 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 years ago
Breonna Taylor, 26, was shot and killed by Louisville, Kentucky, police officers after they allegedly executed a search warrant of the wrong home.
3 years ago

Breonna Taylor's boyfriend 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 years ago
Breonna Taylor and Kenneth Walker embrace in an undated family photo.
3 years ago

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 years ago
A protestor brandishes a portrait of Breonna Taylor during a rally in remembrance on the one year anniversary of her death in Louisville, Kentucky, March 13, 2021.
3 years 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 years ago
VIDEO: Remembering Breonna Taylor 1 year after her death
3 years ago

Breonna Taylor's death 1 year later: Activists, 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 years ago
In this Sept. 24, 2020, file photo, demonstrators raise their fists on the steps of the Louisville Metro Hall after a Kentucky grand jury indicted a police officer involved in the shooting of Breonna Taylor with three counts of wanton endangerment.
3 years 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 years ago
Family and friends gathered at Jefferson Square Park in Louisville, Kentucky, to honor Breonna Taylor on the one-year anniversary of her death.
3 years 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 years ago
VIDEO: Remembering Breonna Taylor 1 year after her death
3 years 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 years ago
Breonna Taylor, 26, was shot and killed by Louisville, Kentucky, police officers after they allegedly executed a search warrant of the wrong home.
3 years ago

Lawmaker introduces legislation on police, protests in wake of Breonna Taylor case

A lawmaker in Kentucky introduced three police conduct bills drafted in the wake of Breonna Taylor's death.
3 years ago
A group of protesters gather in the street during a march to the Breonna Taylor memorial at Jefferson Square Park, Oct. 10, 2020, in Louisville, Kentucky.
3 years ago

2 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.
3 years ago
This undated file photo provided by Taylor family attorney Sam Aguiar shows Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky.
3 years 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.
3 years ago
VIDEO: Two officers involved in death of Breonna Taylor fired
3 years 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.
3 years ago
Two women hold a sign of Breonna Taylor during a rally on Sept. 18, 2020, in Louisville, Ky.
3 years 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.”
3 years ago
Breonna Taylor, a 26-year-old certified emergency medical technician, was killed in March when police executed multiple search warrants at her home.
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO:  What we know about Breonna Taylor’s death in police shooting: Part 1
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: 3rd grand jury member comes forward in Breonna Taylor case
4 years 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.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Breonna Taylor’s death a breaking point in Louisville, Kentucky: Part 1