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2 months ago

Ex-Louisville cop involved in protest shooting pleads guilty

A former Louisville police officer has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of using excessive force during the Breonna Taylor protests
2 months ago
2 months ago

Breonna Taylor warrant details deepen mistrust in police

Revelations about the warrant that led to the police shooting death of Breonna Taylor are scratching old wounds in Louisville, Kentucky
2 months ago
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Former detective charged in Breonna Taylor case to plead guilty
4 months 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.
4 months ago
DOJ charges officers in connection with raid that killed Breonna Taylor
4 months 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.
4 months ago
4 officers charged in raid that resulted in the death of Breonna Taylor
4 months 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.
4 months ago
AG announces charges in death of Breonna Taylor
4 months 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.
4 months ago
DOJ charges current, former officers in Breonna Taylor’s death
4 months ago

DOJ charges current, former police officers in connection with raid that killed Breonna Taylor

The Justice Department has filed civil rights violations charges in connection with a 2020 raid that killed Breonna Taylor.
4 months ago
Department of Justice charges officers in connection with Breonna Taylor death
4 months 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.
4 months ago
Attorney General Merrick Garland announces federal charges in death of Breonna Taylor
5 months ago

Relatives of Jacob Blake, Breonna Taylor arrested in protests over Jayland Walker's death

Relatives of Jacob Blake and Breonna Taylor were arrested Wednesday in Akron, Ohio, in connection with protests over Jayland Walker's death.
5 months ago
Relatives of Jacob Blake, Breonna Taylor arrested in protests
9 months ago

Breonna Taylor’s mother urges DOJ to charge officers two years after 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.
9 months ago
Breonna Taylor’s mother urges DOJ to charge officers involved in her daughter’s death
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Breonna Taylor’s mom urges DOJ to charge officers
9 months ago
Jury finds ex-officer not guilty on all counts in shooting during Breonna Taylor raid
9 months ago

Cop in raid that killed Breonna Taylor found not guilty

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9 months ago
Cop in raid that killed Breonna Taylor found not guilty
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Officer connected to Breonna Taylor raid on trial
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Officer who fired into neighbor’s apartment in Breonna Taylor case faces jury
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Breaking down the trial of the officer charged in Breonna Taylor raid
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Neighbor testifies in Breonna Taylor raid trial
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Trial begins for former officer involved in raid that killed Breonna Taylor
9 months ago

Breonna Taylor raid trial: Neighbor testifies gunshots 'inches away from hitting me'

Trial begins Wednesday for Brett Hankison, the only officer charged in connection with the raid that killed Breonna Taylor.
9 months ago
Breonna Taylor raid trial: Gunshots 'inches away from hitting me,' neighbor says
9 months 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.
9 months ago
Opening statements begin in trial stemming from raid that killed Breonna Taylor
10 months ago

Jury selection to begin in trial of officer charged in shooting at Breonna Taylor's apartment

Jury selection is set to begin in the trial of Brett Hankison, who charged in the shooting at Breonna Taylor's apartment complex.
10 months ago
Jury selection to begin in trial of officer involved in Breonna Taylor shooting
10 months ago

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

Jury selection has been rescheduled in the trial of officer involved in Breonna Taylor's death.
10 months ago
Jury selection rescheduled for officer involved in raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment
1 year 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.
1 year ago
Lawyers for Breonna Taylor's family sue police over existence of body camera footage
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Officers shouldn't have fired a single shot in Breonna Taylor's home: Report
2 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.
2 years ago
Officer shot in Breonna Taylor raid is retiring: 'Time has come' to leave, he says
2 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.
2 years ago
DOJ announces investigation of Louisville Police Department
2 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."
2 years ago
AG Merrick Garland announces DOJ probe into Louisville policing practices
2 years 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 years ago
Former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison's trial delayed to 2022
2 years 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 years ago
Simon & Schuster drops book by policeman who raided Breonna Taylor's home
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Judge denies request to move trial of only officer charged in Breonna Taylor killing
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Breonna Taylor's boyfriend files federal lawsuit against Louisville police
2 years 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
2 years ago
Protesters take to the streets to demand justice for Breonna Taylor
2 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.
2 years ago
Remembering Breonna Taylor 1 year after her death
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Breonna Taylor's death 1 year later: Activists, lawmakers still fighting for justice
2 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.
2 years ago
Family, friends honor Breonna Taylor 1 year after her death
2 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.
2 years ago
Remembering Breonna Taylor 1 year after her death
2 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.
2 years ago
Breonna Taylor's mom seeking justice 1 year later: 'They should be held accountable'
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Lawmaker introduces legislation on police, protests in wake of Breonna Taylor case
2 years 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.
2 years ago
2 officers fired for roles in Breonna Taylor shooting
2 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.
2 years ago
Two officers involved in death of Breonna Taylor fired
2 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.
2 years ago
Louisville police to fire 2 officers involved in fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor
2 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.”
2 years ago
Breonna Taylor's mother on spending 1st Christmas without her
2 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.
2 years ago
What we know about Breonna Taylor’s death in police shooting: Part 1
2 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.
2 years ago
3rd grand jury member comes forward in Breonna Taylor case
2 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.
2 years ago
Breonna Taylor’s death a breaking point in Louisville, Kentucky: Part 1
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Late night police shooting at Breonna Taylor’s home: Part 2
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Breonna Taylor’s boyfriend arrested after police shooting: Part 3
2 years 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.
2 years ago
The drug investigation that led police to Breonna Taylor’s home: Part 4
2 years 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.
2 years ago
Breonna Taylor’s case gains national attention after death of George Floyd: Part 5