November 24 is a bittersweet day. While several families prepare for socially distanced Thanksgiving festivities and children relish in the holiday break from virtual learning, some loved ones are preparing to recognize Secoriea Turner's ninth birthday. She will not be here to celebrate.
Georgetta Morton is among those mourning the girl's death, and she's doing so by creating a memorial in Decatur.
State Rep. Attica Scott was charged with first-degree rioting, which is a felony. She was also facing lesser charges of failure to the disperse and unlawful assembly. She called charges "bogus."
Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly says Kenneth Walker committed battery, assault and intentional emotional distress. Walker filed a civil lawsuit against the city and the police department last month.
Police shot and killed Walter Wallace, a 27-year-old Black man, in a confrontation Monday. National Guard troops will be deployed, at the county's request, amid protests following the shooting.
Taylor's killing, along with that of George Floyd and Ahmaud Arbery, sparked national protests calling for an end to systemic racism and police brutality. Sgt. Jonathan Mattingly denied he is racist.
Taylor's family lawyers are calling for a special prosecutor to reopen the case. But Attorney General Daniel Cameron says, given its importance, he was best equipped to handle the investigation.
The recording could answer lingering questions about how prosecutors have handled a case that has fueled protests in Kentucky and across the nation.
"Donald Trump has made my job a hell of a lot harder since he started talking about Portland," says Multnomah County Sheriff Mike Reese. The president claimed that the "Portland sheriff" supports him.
"The Grand Jury is meant to be a secretive body," Attorney General Daniel Cameron says in a statement. "It's apparent that the public interest in this case isn't going to allow that to happen."
Brett Hankison, the former Louisville Police Department detective, has pleaded not guilty to all three counts of wanton endangerment against him, his attorney said on Monday.
"People want to see and be able to judge the facts for themselves," Gov. Andy Beshear says. He reflects on the decision not to charge any officers in Taylor's death and what can be done now.
"I was reassured Wednesday of why I have no faith in the legal system, in the police, in the law," Tamika Palmer said in a statement. "They are not made to protect us Black and brown people."
Tamika Palmer, Taylor's mother, broke her silence in an Instagram post on Thursday. "It's still Breonna Taylor for me," Palmer wrote. The family will respond to the grand jury's decision on Friday.
Seven people were arrested at an Atlanta protest where chemical agents were deployed on protesters demonstrating against a Kentucky grand jury’s decision to not indict officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.
State Rep. Charles Booker of Kentucky reflects on the grand jury's decision to indict one of the three officers involved in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor in March.