No charges for officers

May 4, 2017 in News

Department of Justice won’t file charges against Baton Rouge police officers in Alton Sterling’s death ByJaweed Kaleem and Joseph Tanfani Associated Press The Department of Justice will not bring federal […]

AP Sources: No federal charges for Baton Rouge officers

May 3, 2017 in News

By SADIE GURMAN and MICHAEL KUNZELMAN BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The Justice Department’s decision not to charge two white Baton Rouge police officers in the shooting death of a […]

Black Lives Matter activist sues Baton Rouge over arrest

August 5, 2016 in News

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) — Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson sued the city of Baton Rouge and police officials on Thursday, saying officers responded in a “militarized and aggressive […]

Governor: Black driver wouldn’t be dead if he were white

July 8, 2016 in News

FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn. (AP) — A suburban police officer who killed a black motorist likely wouldn’t have fired if the driver had been white, Minnesota’s governor declared, jumping into a […]

Feds investigating fatal police shooting of Sterling

July 7, 2016 in News, The Buzz

By Mike Kunzelman Associated Press BATON ROUGE, La. – The U.S. Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation Wednesday into the video-recorded police killing of a black man who authorities […]