Police and protesters clashed on city streets in the Highlands and downtown Louisville on Wednesday following a grand jury’s decision to clear two of the three police officers involved in the deadly raid on Breonna Taylor’s apartment.
LMPD Sgt. Jon Mattingly, one of three officers involved in the Breonna Taylor shooting death, confirmed to WAVE 3 News that he sent a strongly-worded email to his department colleagues early Tuesday morning.
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Louisville lawyer Sam Aguiar, one of the attorneys representing Breonna Taylor’s family, said local law enforcement had tried to offer Taylor’s ex-boyfriend a plea deal in exchange for him naming Taylor as a co-defendant in a drug case.
Led by Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer, the city's Metro Government has filed a lawsuit against its Metro Council members in an attempt to block two law enforcement leaders from testifying in open court about the recent unrest across the city.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear on Wednesday responded to the news of the man who was fired from his job after video surfaced that allegedly showed the man participating in a hanging effigy of Beshear over the weekend.
Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer and LMPD Chief Steve Conrad on Thursday announced they have requested the FBI and the U.S. Attorney to review the findings of the LMPD Public Integrity Unit’s investigation into the Breonna Taylor case, once it is complete.