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No charges will be filed against two Baton Rouge police officers in the 2016 shooting death of Alton Sterling.  According to Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry, an investigation determined the officers acted in a “reasonable and justifiable manner” Members of Sterling’s family were visibly and understandably upset after hearing the news. “They’re not going to […]

President Barack Obama visited the state of Louisiana on Tuesday to survey the unprecedented flood damage after much criticism from local and national authorities for not ending his vacation early.

In a phone call with The AP, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Beau Clark also said he was banned from releasing the official court order showing the judge's request to keep the autopsy sealed. Clark, who's served as coroner since 2012, said this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.

In a phone call with The AP, East Baton Rouge Parish Coroner Beau Clark also said he was banned from releasing the official court order showing the judge's request to keep the autopsy sealed. Clark, who's served as coroner since 2012, said this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.

The charges sound foolish, but do they sound familiar? Ramsey Orta was also arrested after filming Eric Garner's death.

Officers said they responded with gunfire after the patient was unresponsive to their calls to get down, and loaded what they thought was a gun. They fired three shots, one of them hitting Kinsey in the leg. The gun turned out to be a toy car.

The Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury, were fined $5,000, while players were fined $500 each for wearing black Adidas shirts, according to ESPN.

The organization also approved legislation regarding how to properly train eyewitnesses in recording police involved shootings using a cell phone; many of the incidents that made national headlines involving Black men and police were captured on a cell phone camera.

On Sunday, police identified Gavin Long as the shooter who killed three officers in an eight minute standoff. Details emerge about the 29-year-old ex-Marine and what motivated him to take what he called justice into his own hands.

Witnesses say an unidentified man carrying an assault rifle opened fire on police officers in Baton Rouge Sunday morning

Larry Mitchell created a "Send Me Back To Africa," GoFundMe page on July 7, one day after the police shooting death of Philando Castile and two days after an officer fatally wounded Alton Sterling. In the wake of the shooting, the nation has deepened a widening divide over race relations and policing.

According to the site, Garner yelled, "I was railroaded! I was railroaded by ABC on the two-year anniversary of my father's death! That's what I have to do? A black person has to yell to be heard?" after she was refused backstage.