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LIVE UPDATES: Breonna Taylor Protests In Chicago

CHICAGO (CBS) -- On Wednesday afternoon, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced a grand jury has indicted one former police officer, Brett Hankison, with three counts of wanton endangerment in connection with the raid on Breonna Taylor's apartment in Louisville last spring.

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But none of the three officers was charged with her death. The fact that no one was charged in the police shooting death of Taylor has prompted protests in Louisville, Chicago and other cities around the country.

9:20 p.m.

The downtown protest peacefully ended at Federal Plaza.

9 p.m.

At Milwaukee, Damen, and North avenues in Wicker Park, protesters put construction barrels and in the street to block trailing CPD bicycle units.

8:33 p.m.

Protesters turned around and headed back south into the Loop area.

They stopped for a moment of silence for Breonna Taylor at State and Madison streets.

8:27 p.m.

Protesters have remained peaceful downtown as they passed Trump Tower, but they only got as far as the start of the Mag Mile.

There, police blocked them. CBS 2's Steven Graves reports we've seen this prior. It is seemingly in an effort to protect stores, protesters are saying.

8 p.m.

The downtown march remains peaceful as it moves north on Michigan Avenue, CBS 2's Steven Graves reports. Police are working to block off traffic as they move along.

7:48 p.m.

Dozens of protesters also gathered in Millennium Park for a planned march to Trump Tower.

7:46 p.m.

The march has crossed Milwaukee and Fullerton avenues with chants of Breonna Taylor's name.


7:37 p.m.

Adam Hollingsworth, better known as the Dreadhead Cowboy, made an appearance at a protest at Dunbar Park near Police Headquarters. Hollingsworth was arrested on Monday after riding his horse seven and a half miles down the Dan Ryan Expressway and has been charged with aggravated animal cruelty.

7:34 p.m.

A protest has begun in Palmer Square in the Logan Square neighborhood. The protest was reportedly earlier planned for Millennium Park, but was moved. The protest later turned to a march, heading north on Sacramento Avenue and then southeast on Milwaukee Avenue.

6:30 p.m.

Protest outside CPD headquarters at South Michigan Avenue and 35th Street.


6:05 pm. 

CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports from Chicago's South Side where Father Michael Pfleger is leading a demonstration protesting the controversial indictment in the Breonna Taylor case.

The protesters used a simulation of blood to spell out "Breonna" at the intersection of 79th Street and Racine Avenue.

Protesters spent about an hour at the scene. Chicago Transit Authority bus services were disrupted during the process.



6:00 p.m.

CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey has more on the call from local leaders for peaceful protests.



5:30 p.m.



5:23 p.m.

CBS 2's Jermont Terry reports on protest regarding the Breonna Taylor indictment.



5:15 p.m.

CBS 2 legal analyst Irv Miller explains the controversial indictment of a former Louisville police officer and how no one was charged for her death.


5:00 p.m.

CBS 2 Investigator Megan Hickey reports on what government and community leaders had to say about the controversial indictment that left no one charged in the death of Breonna Taylor.


In Chicago, Father Michael Pfleger is planning a march at 5:00 pm. at 79th and Racine.

After the indictment, state, local and community leaders voiced their outrage regarding the indictment that did not leave a charge for the person who shot Taylor to death.


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