Seven New Black Panther Party members arrested during protest at BRPD headquarters
Posted on 7/5/2017 5:51:00 PM.

On the one year anniversary of the shooting death of Alton Sterling, seven people were arrested during a protest at Baton Rouge Police Headquarters.
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Alton Sterling was fatally shot one year ago today
Posted on 7/5/2017 3:04:00 AM.

One year ago today, Alton Sterling was fatally shot at a Baton Rouge convenience store during a confrontation with two white police officers, resulting in riots, protests, a federal investigation, and even an ambush on Baton Rouge police. Baton Rouge Representative Ted James says many are disappointed there is still no resolution in this case, as residents in his district are crying out for justice.
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Lawyers representing Alton Sterling's children file wrongful death lawsuit
Posted on 6/27/2017 12:07:00 PM.
By Jeff Palermo
Lawyers representing Alton Sterling's children have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Baton Rouge, it's police department and police chief and the two white police officers who were involved in last summer's fatal shooting of the black man. Attorney Chris Stewart says a culture of racial bias among Baton Rouge cops fueled the shooting.
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BRPD prepares for potential weekend protests
Posted on 5/4/2017 12:12:00 PM.

Baton Rouge Police don’t expect any protests this weekend following the Department of Justice’s decision in the Alton Sterling case, but they’re prepared for anything. Cpl. L’Jean McKneely says they wanted to make sure they weren’t last minute in responding to any potential incidents. So BRPD made some adjustments in their work schedule.
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More details come out about shooting of Alton Sterling
Posted on 5/4/2017 11:08:00 AM.

More details are coming out about the fatal encounter between Alton Sterling and two Baton Rouge police officers on July 5. Community activist Gary Chambers met with DOJ officials following yesterday’s announcement, and he detailed the meeting to Jim Engster on Talk Louisiana. Chambers says Officer Blane Salamoni’s actions that night are disturbing.
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Lawyer for Officer Blane Salamoni optimistic no state charges will be filed in the death of Alton Sterling
Posted on 5/4/2017 11:04:00 AM.

John McLindon, the attorney for Blane Salamoni, believes Attorney General Jeff Landry will not seek state charges against his client. Salamoni is one of the officers involved in the fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling and he’s been cleared of any federal civil rights charges. McLindon points to the thorough investigation already conducted by the DOJ on why he thinks Salamoni will not be charged.
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LSP to investigate if officers involved in Sterling shooting should face state charges
Posted on 5/4/2017 5:15:00 AM.

The Louisiana State Police along with a special prosecutor assigned by Attorney General Jeff Landry is now looking to see if Officers Howie Lake and Blane Salamoni violated state laws during the fatal shooting of Alton Sterling. Baton Rouge Attorney Beau Brock says it was a smart move by Landry to have LSP lead this investigation.
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Sterling family grieves over DOJ decision not to file charges
Posted on 5/4/2017 4:07:00 AM.

The family of Alton Sterling is grieving all over again, after the Department of Justice announces no federal charges will be filed against the Baton Rouge police officers involved. Sterling’s aunt Sandra Sterling is hopeful the state investigation will bring forth criminal charges against the officers.

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DOJ officially announces no federal charges in Alton Sterling's shooting
Posted on 5/3/2017 2:17:00 PM.

The U.S Department of Justice announces no federal charges against the two Baton Rouge police officers involved in the shooting of Alton Sterling. Acting United States Attorney Corey Amundson says their extensive investigation found officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake acted in accordance with the law when they encountered Sterling on July 5th.
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Report: No charges against officers in Alton Sterling shooting
Posted on 5/2/2017 5:15:00 PM.

The Washington Post has learned the Department of Justice will not pursue charges against the Baton Rouge officers involved in the shooting death of Alton Sterling. But there's nothing official yet from the DOJ.

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