Stories tagged: "Breonna Taylor"

People gather in Jefferson Square awaiting word on charges against police officers, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, in Louisville, Ky. A grand jury has indicted one officer on criminal charges six months after Breonna Taylor was fatally shot by police in Kentucky. The jury presented its decision against fired officer Brett Hankison Wednesday to a judge in Louisville, where the shooting took place. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)
Grand Jury Indicts Only One of Three Cops Involved in Breonna Taylor Case—and Not for Her Death

Former Louisville Police Officer Brett Hankison was indicted on three counts of “wanton endangerment” in Breonna Taylor's killing.

Florida Baseball Team Tweets It’s a ‘Great Day to Arrest’ Breonna Taylor’s Killers

Baseball season is finally here, but it's not the same old game as usual. Players are playing under new coronavirus regulations, and some of them are also putting racial justice on the field.

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Breonna Taylor Would Have Been 27 Today. This Woman Is Making Sure She Isn’t Forgotten.

“June 5 was already marked in my head as a significant date because it’s my mother’s birthday. And realizing that we’re connected on that small level, it tugged at my heartstrings. I wanted to do something.”

Police and Kentucky National Guard troops chase protesters as they flee toward a fence Sunday, May 31, 2020, in a parking lot at the corner of East Broadway and South Brook Street in downtown Louisville, Kentucky. (Max Gersh/The Courier Journal via AP)
Body Cameras Were Supposed to Save Lives. Here Are 5 Cases Where They Failed.

Here are five cases, including the death of Louisville's David McAtee, where body cameras failed to deter violence and hold officers accountable.

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Breonna Taylor: What You Need to Know About the Kentucky EMT Killed by Police While She Was in Bed

On March 13, Breonna Taylor, an EMT working on the frontlines of the coronavirus pandemic, was shot and killed in her Kentucky home by police.