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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A former police detective admitted Tuesday that she had helped mislead a judge into wrongly authorizing a raid of Breonna Taylor’s apartment in Louisville, Kentucky, setting in motion the nighttime operation in which police fatally shot Taylor.
Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, New York Times
The charges mark the first federal counts leveled against any of the officers involved in the botched 2020 raid. In addition to civil rights offenses, federal authorities charged the four with unlawful conspiracies, unconstitutional use of force and obstruction, U.S. Attorney Merrick Garland said.
The panel of eight men and four women delivered its verdict about three hours after it took the case following closing arguments from prosecution and defense attorneys.
Students at Shaw University are calling for immediate action after a mural near the campus was defaced with racist graffiti.
A new mural on the renovated basketball court in Lannan Park in Louisville was unveiled on Friday, dedicated to the memory of Breonna Taylor.
On the one-year anniversary of Breonna Taylor's death, the slain Black woman's family continued their call for justice as hundreds of demonstrators gathered in downtown Louisville on Saturday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Two very different accounts emerged Friday from either side of an apartment door in Louisville, the one that police officers knocked off its hinges in March as they delivered a search warrant at the home of Breonna Taylor.
Will Wright, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs and John Eligon, New York Times
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron says he'll comply with a Judge's ruling that orders an audio recording of the grand jury presentation be made available to the public.
Reverend William J. Barber II, co-chair of the poor people's campaign, spoke at the St. Joseph AME Church in Durham on Sunday and encouraged Black men to vote. "Systemic racism is targeted at Black people, but it hurts all people," Barber says in an interview with WRAL.
Eleven people were arrested in downtown Raleigh on Sept. 26 and 27 for public disturbance and unlawful assembly. Some people are facing additional charges. One person was charged with resisting arrest, delay, obstruction of justice and failure to disperse. That person is not included in this list of arrests because we have not yet obtained a mugshot yet.
Protesters are marching in downtown Raleigh Saturday night. There are an estimated 175-200 people in the march.
Raleigh Mary-Ann Baldwin has issued a citywide curfew from 11 p.m. Saturday night through 5 a.m. Sunday morning in preparation of protests in downtown Raleigh. Baldwin said that the decision to issue a curfew was "among the most difficult I have had to make as mayor."
Adam Owens, WRAL reporter/anchor; Maggie Brown, WRAL multiplatform producer
Benjamin Crump, attorney for the family of Breonna Taylor, is demanding the release of the transcript of the grand jury case where officers were not charged in the death of Taylor. Crump says, "If you want us to accept the results, release the transcript.. so we can have transparency."
People gathered Thursday night in Fayetteville for a vigil in Breonna Taylor's memory.
Violent protests Wednesday night that damaged more than a dozen businesses in downtown Durham "caught us by surprise," Police Chief C.J. Davis said Thursday.
Sarah Krueger, WRAL Durham reporter
Photos show broken glass and tagged buildings in downtown Durham during Breonna Taylor protests on Sept. 23, 2020.
Fires were set, windows were broken and dozens of businesses were damaged in Durham, including the American Tobacco building, on Wednesday night as protesters took to the streets in the wake of the grand jury's decision in the death of Breonna Taylor.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — A grand jury weighing evidence in one of the country’s most contentious police shootings indicted a former Louisville police detective on charges of reckless endangerment Wednesday for his role in the raid on the home of Breonna Taylor, but the two officers who shot Taylor six times faced no charges.
Rukmini Callimachi, Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs, John Eligon and Will Wright, New York Times
Fires were set, windows were broken and more than a dozen businesses were damaged in Durham, including some at the American Tobacco Campus, on Wednesday night as protesters took to the streets in the wake of a Kentucky grand jury's decision in the death of Breonna Taylor.
Leslie Moreno and Nia Harden, WRAL reporters
Irving Joyner, a law professor at North Carolina Central University, said it's progress that a grand jury indicted one Louisville, Ky., police officer in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor, but the grand jury compromised by making it a low-level charge.
A former Louisville police officer on the scene when Breonna Taylor was killed is facing three counts of wanton endangerment in the first degree. Taylor's family wanted manslaughter charges. Two other officers involved in the March shooting were not charged.
A group of people march through the streets of Louisville, Kentucky after former LMPD Det. Brett Hankison was indicted on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment in connection to the deadly raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment.
Brett Hankison was indicted on a charge of wanton endangerment in the first degree in connection with the death of Breonna Taylor in Louisville, Ky.
Former LMPD Det. Brett Hankison was indicted on three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment in connection to the deadly raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment.