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 […]

Woman sues ex-prosecutor accused of trading sex for leniency

April 11, 2017 in News

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Louisiana district attorney accused of extorting sex from at least 22 women in exchange for favorable treatment from his office […]

Extras, interns needed for work on film

December 7, 2016 in Entertainment

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) – Movie extras and interns are needed to work on a low-budget film directed by Ethan Hawke and being filmed in the Baton Rouge area. The […]

Baton Rouge deputy wounded in ambush moved to new hospital

November 18, 2016 in News

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy who was critically wounded in a shootout that killed three other Baton Rouge law-enforcement officers in the summer is being transferred to […]

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 […]

Former Marine kills 3 Baton Rouge officers, wounds 3 others

July 18, 2016 in News

By MIKE KUNZELMAN and MELINDA DESLATTE   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A former Marine dressed in black and carrying extra ammunition shot and killed three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers Sunday, less […]

Protests of police killings: Dozens of arrests in Louisiana

July 11, 2016 in News

By MICHAEL KUNZELMAN and REBECCA SANTANA   BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Officers stared down hundreds protesting against police killings near a ramp leading to an interstate in Louisiana’s capital Sunday night before […]