Louisville to pay millions to Breonna Taylor’s mom, introduce police reforms
Tuesday, 15 September 2020 () LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The city of Louisville will pay several million dollars to the mother of Breonna Taylor and install police reforms as part of a settlement of a lawsuit from Taylor’s family, the Associated Press has learned. The settlement would be the largest sum paid by the city for a police misconduct case, according to a person who has seen the settlement. The person asked to not be identified because the settlement has not been announced publicly. Taylor’s shooting by police serving a narcotics warrant at her home has sparked months of protests in Louisville and calls nationwide for the officers to be charged in her death. The state’s attorney general, Daniel Cameron, is...
[NFA] The city of Louisville, Kentucky, will pay $12 million to the family of Breonna Taylor, a Black woman shot dead by police in a botched raid on her apartment in March, to settle a wrongful-death lawsuit, Mayor Greg Fischer said on Tuesday. This report produced by Chris Dignam.
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron met with Breonna Taylor's family for the first time. This happened on Wednesday, more than 150 days after Louisville Police killed Taylor in her home. Cameron's office said in a statement he was "grateful" to hold the meeting. Taylor's mother, Tamika Palmer, sister, aunt, family attorneys and a local activist were present. "Attorney General Cameron personally expressed his condolences to the family.
Brown wants more than just answers in Taylor's case. He is effecting change too -- speaking at protests, talking to the mayor, and now he is meeting with the... ESPN Also reported by •CBS News •BBC News