“The outcome demonstrates the vast disconnect between widespread public expectation of justice and the limits of the law when police use deadly force. ‘Criminal law is not meant to respond to every sorrow and grief,’ Attorney General Daniel Cameron, the first African American elected to the job in Kentucky, told reporters after the grand jury announced its decision on Wednesday. ‘And that is, that is true here. But my heart breaks for the loss of Miss Taylor.'” (I’m a pretty wealthy white guy in an affluent suburb and I gotta tell you, for people like me, the law does a lot better job of addressing sorrow and grief.)

+ Scenes from the protests, and scenes of the anguish.

+ CityLab: “More than half of cities are boosting police spending or keeping it the same from the last fiscal year.”