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5 hrs ago | via WDSU-TV New Orleans
Obama spent time with the family of Alton Sterling -- a black man fatally shot by a police officer in the city on July 5 -- and the families of three law officers who were killed and three officers who were injured in an ambush there 12 days later. Obama was in Baton Rouge to tour the flood-ravaged area. Comment?
Yesterday | via KSLA-TV Shreveport
For years, Wanda Witter has lived on the streets in Washington, D.C., trying to persuade officials that Social Security owes her more than $100,000. For years, the 80-year-old woman says people dismissed her as crazy. Comment?
Tuesday Aug 2 | via The Advocate
Nearly half of all Baton Rouge officers live outside East Baton Rouge Parish, and only a fifth live inside the city limits patrolled by the Baton Rouge Police Department, according to statistics provided by the agency whose lack of a residency requirement has been a renewed source of debate in recent weeks. There are 128 city residents among the 656 officers on the force, based on numbers provided by Baton Rouge Police spokesman Sgt. Comment?
Thursday Jul 28 | via WAVE-TV Louisville
One law enforcement officer remains in the hospital after being wounded during the ambush attack, officials said. Deputy Nicholas Tullier, 41, remains in critical condition at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. Comment?
Jul 20, 2016 | via Albany Times Union
People hold hands in prayer at a candlelight vigil for Baton Rouge police officer Montrell Jackson, outside Istrouma High School, where he graduated in 2001, in Baton Rouge, La., Tuesday, July 19, 2016. Multiple police officers were killed and wounded Sunday in a shooting near a gas station in Baton Rouge, less than two weeks after a black man was shot and killed by police here, sparking nightly protests across the city. Comment?
Jul 20, 2016 | via KSLA-TV Shreveport
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Jul 19, 2016 | via The Advocate
Advocate staff photo by PATRICK DENNIS --People bring flowers and balloons to a memorial at B-Quik on Airline where three police officers were shot and killed Sunday. This undated photo made available by the Baton Rouge Police Dept. Comment?
Jul 19, 2016 | via NewsOK.com
A Texas police officer who served in Iraq with slain Baton Rouge police officer Matthew Gerald says Gerald knew the dangers of military life and police work. But he was undaunted. Comment?
Jul 18, 2016 | via The Advocate
The two Baton Rouge police officers and an East Baton Rouge Parish sheriff's deputy were killed Sunday by what State Police are saying was a lone gunman Deputy Brad Garafola, 45, and Baton Rouge police officers Montrell Jackson, 32, and Matthew Gerald, 41 were shot and killed. Advocate staff photo by STACY GILL -- Father Jeff Bayhi, of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Zachary, reads a social media post by slain Baton Rouge police officer Montrell Jackson at a community prayer gathering in Zachary Sunday. Comment?
Jul 17, 2016 | via Rediff.com
The gunman, who killed three police officers and injured another three at Baton Rouge in Louisiana, United States, has been identified as Gavin Long, of Kansas City, Missouri. IMAGE: An East Baton Rouge Sheriff vehicle is seen with bullet holes in its windows near the scene where police officers were shot, in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Comment?
Jul 17, 2016 | via Anchorage Daily News
Police officers attend a vigil after a fatal shooting of Baton Rouge policemen, at Saint John the Baptist Church in Zachary, Louisiana, July 17, 2016. REUTERS/Jeffrey Dubinsky As the nation awaited answers about the shooting that left three police officers dead in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, civil rights activists were quick to condemn the incident. Comment?
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