Chicago Protests: Protesters Take to Streets After Breonna Taylor Decision

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In the aftermath of the decision by a Kentucky grand jury not to recommend charges against three police officers involved in the shooting death of Breonna Taylor, protests are planned in several Chicago-area communities on Wednesday.

Here are the latest details on those protests:

CTA Trains Resume Stopping at 35th Street Green Line Stop

At the request of public safety officials, trains on the CTA's Green Line were bypassing the 35th Street-Bronzeville-IIT station due to protests in the area, but those trains have resumed stopping at that station.

Sporadic bus re-routes have continued as well, but most have been eliminated, with service resuming in most locations.

Protesters Continue Marching in Logan Square

Chicago police are continuing to monitor protests that are ongoing in the city's Logan Square and Wicker Park neighborhood, with dozens of protesters taking to the streets in those neighborhoods.

The protests have remained largely peaceful throughout the city, with only one report of a police car's tire being slashed by a demonstrator, authorities say.

An estimated 350 people are involved in the protest, which went back and forth on Milwaukee Avenue multiple times during the demonstration, authorities say.

Demonstrators March Down Michigan Avenue in Protest of Breonna Taylor Decision

Amid multiple protests in Chicago Wednesday in the wake of the Breonna Taylor grand jury decision in Kentucky, a small but vocal group marched on Michigan Avenue, crossing the Chicago River and moving onto the Magnificent Mile.

The protesters, voicing their disagreement with the grand jury’s decision not to charge any of the three Louisville police officers involved in the fatal shooting of Taylor earlier this year, gathered at Michigan and Madison Wednesday evening before making their way up the iconic Chicago street.

“It hit home,” William Calloway, a community activist, said. “It hit home to see another Black woman shot by the hands of justice, and not to receive the appropriate justice.”

NBC 5's Phil Rogers has more details on a protest that took place outside of Chicago police headquarters after the decision made by a grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case.

‘Someone Must Be Held Accountable:' Father Pfleger Leads March, Rally After Breonna Taylor Decision

Amid turmoil after the decision by a Louisville grand jury not to charge three police officers in connection to the shooting death of Breonna Taylor, Chicago anti-violence activist Father Michael Pfleger held a march and demonstration on the city’s South Side Wednesday.

Protesters, a few dozen in all, marched from St. Sabina Church to the intersection of 79th Street and Racine, hoping to send a message by marching during rush hour in the city’s Auburn Gresham neighborhood.

“We need to interrupt the government,” Pfleger said. “The CTA, businesses, and streets.”

NBC 5's Kate Chappell has the latest details from Father Michael Pfleger's protest in the city's Auburn Gresham neighborhood after the decision of a grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case.

Protesters March on Damen in Chicago's Wicker Park Neighborhood

Another protest has developed in Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood, with marchers moving down Damen as they continue to demonstrate over the decision of a Louisville grand jury not to bring charges against three police officers in connection with the death of Breonna Taylor.

Protesters March on Michigan Avenue After Millennium Park Gathering

After protesters were allowed to cross the Michigan Avenue bridge and head north of Wacker Drive, Chicago police on bikes made an attempt to stop the marchers from gaining access to the Magnificent Mile.

During a march from Millennium Park Wednesday, protesters marched across the Michigan Avenue bridge before being stopped by Chicago police.

Dozens of Protesters Gather at Chicago's Millennium Park

A crowd of protesters at Millennium Park has slowly grown throughout the night, with perhaps 100 individuals there as of 8 p.m., according to NBC 5's Alex Maragos.

The protest is one of several that have taken place, or are still taking place, in the city. Father Michael Pfleger held a protest near the intersection of 79th Street and Racine earlier Wednesday, with protesters painting Breonna Taylor's name in the intersection.

Elsewhere, protesters gathered near Chicago police headquarters in the 3500 block of South Michigan Avenue, then held a march following that gathering.

CTA Orders Green Line Trains to Bypass 35th-Bronzeville-IIT Amid Protests

A protest near Chicago police headquarters has led authorities to request that CTA Green Line trains bypass the 35th-Bronzeville-IIT stop on Wednesday evening.

Buses Rerouted Near CPD Headquarters Due to Protest Activity

According to CTA officials, buses are currently being rerouted near Chicago Police headquarters as a result of ongoing protest activity.

According to the agency, southbound 4 Cottage Grove buses are being rerouted near 35th and State, with buses using Michigan Avenue to get to 33rd Street, onto King Drive, and then onto 35th due to the ongoing protests.

The protest is one of several planned throughout the city after the Breonna Taylor decision in Kentucky.

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A protest is currently underway near the intersection of 79th Street and Racine after the decision by a grand jury in Louisville not to recommend charges related to the shooting death of Breonna Taylor earlier this year.

This protest, led by Rev. Michael Pfleger, aimed to shut down that intersection, as protesters painted the name “Breonna” in “blood” at the intersection.

As a result, buses on the 44 Wallace-Racine line are currently being rerouted via Racine, 79th, Loomis, 76th and back to Racine, the CTA announced on social media.

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Several protests are being planned in the wake of the Breonna Taylor decision in Louisville.

One protest is being planned at the intersection of 79th Street and Racine, which will be led by Rev. Michael Pfleger.

Another protest, planned by the Chicago Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, will take place at Chicago Police headquarters.

A third protest, planned by Revolution Club Chicago, is slated to take place on the sidewalks near Millennium Park, according to organizers.

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