A police officer wounded in a shooting rampage
in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, last year that left three officers
dead sued Black Lives Matter movement leaders on Friday,
accusing them of inciting violence that spurred the attack.
BATON ROUGE, La. The family of a black man killed last year by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the city and police on Tuesday, alleging a history of excessive-force incidents and racism toward African-Americans.
BATON ROUGE, La. Federal prosecutors said on Wednesday they would not charge two Louisiana police officers in the fatal shooting of a black man last summer, prompting family members of the slain man to call for a state investigation. | Video
BATON ROUGE, La. The U.S. Justice Department will not charge two white police officers who fatally shot a black man at close range in Louisiana last year, sparking nationwide protests, the New York Times and Washington Post reported on Tuesday.
MARKSVILLE, LA. A Louisiana deputy marshal was sentenced on Friday to 40 years in prison for the 2015 killing of a 6-year-old boy who died in a volley of gunfire after the officer chased his father's car.
MARKSVILLE, LA A Louisiana jury convicted a deputy marshal of manslaughter and attempted manslaughter on Friday in the killing of a 6-year-old boy during a volley of gunfire after chasing his father's car in 2015.
BATON ROUGE, La. Some 31 people were reported injured after six tornadoes tore through New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana, pounding across highways and streets and leaving trees, power lines and homes leveled by Wednesday morning. | Video
BATON ROUGE, La. Six tornadoes tore through New Orleans and other parts of Louisiana on Tuesday, injuring at least 20 people as the storm roared across highways and streets, leveling trees, power lines and homes. | Video
BATON ROUGE, La. Republican John Neely Kennedy, a candidate for the U.S. Senate, won a runoff election in Louisiana on Saturday against Democrat Foster Campbell in a race that gives the Republicans a 52-seat majority in the chamber.
BATON ROUGE, La., Dec 10 Republican John Neely
Kennedy, a candidate for the U.S. Senate in a runoff election in
Louisiana, was leading in early results on Saturday in a race
that was widely expected to give the Republicans a 52-seat
majority in the chamber.