Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell responded to the latest decision in the Breonna Taylor case by praising Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron.
Details continue to emerge regarding the shooting of two police officers during riots in Louisville, Kentucky. On Thursday, authorities identified the suspected shooter as 26-year-old Larynzo Johnson.
On Wednesday, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced charges against one officer involved in the Breonna Taylor case. Former Louisville Police Sergeant Brett Hankison has been charged with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment for accidentally shooting into the apartment next door during the altercation.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he’s confident with the progress in the Breonna Taylor investigation. While speaking to reporters Tuesday, the Kentucky senator said he believes the state’s attorney general is competent and is handling the case properly.
The Louisville Metro Police Department has appointed the first black woman to lead the force. 50-year-old former Deputy Chief Yvette Gentry has been tapped as interim police chief of the embattled department following the death of Breonna Taylor.
Demonstrations broke out in Louisville ahead of this year’s Kentucky Derby. Various groups affiliated with “Black Lives Matter” came together to protest the killing of Breonna Taylor, which occurred earlier this year.
Arkansas Sen. Tom Cotton (R) has condemned the vandalism of a police memorial in Little Rock. On Thursday, the Republican lawmaker said the people responsible for defacing the Little Rock Police Memorial for Fallen Officers will be held accountable.
As a number of cities, including the nation’s capitol, have continued to experience violent unrest, OAN’s Jennifer Franco caught up with Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to get his take on related matters.
Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron has announced new developments in the police involved shooting of Breonna Taylor. On Sunday, he confirmed his office has received a ballistics report from the FBI.