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Black Lives Matter leaders sued over Baton Rouge police shooting

Jul 07 2017

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.

Family sues over fatal police shooting of Louisiana black man

Jun 27 2017

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.

Feds decline to charge Louisiana policemen in fatal shooting

May 03 2017

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

Louisiana officers in black man's shooting will not be charged: newspapers

May 02 2017

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.

Louisiana deputy gets 40 years in prison for killing boy

Mar 31 2017

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.

Louisiana deputy marshal convicted of manslaughter in boy's death

Mar 24 2017

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.

Thirty-one reported injured after tornadoes pummel Louisiana

Feb 08 2017

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

Tornadoes tear path of destruction through Louisiana, at least 20 hurt

Feb 08 2017

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

Republican wins Senate runoff in Louisiana, giving party 52 seats

Dec 11 2016

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.

Republican leads in U.S. Senate runoff in Louisiana, as party seeks 52 seats

Dec 10 2016

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.

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