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  1. Who will run Louisiana's investigation into the Alton Sterling shooting?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry wants the Louisiana State Police to be heavily involved in an investigation into the police shooting and killing of Alton Sterling. For 10 months, it's been known that Attorney General Jeff Landry would lead any state inquiry into the police shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge last July.

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  2. LHSAA State Baseball Playoffs: Schedule for quarterfinals, semifinals and title gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    The scores and schedule for the upcoming weekend of quarterfinals, along with the schedule for next week in Sulphur. Check back to see our full coverage of the best-of-three series from around the metro area, beginning Thursday.

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  3. Alton Sterling police officers 'relieved' no charges filed against themRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    The attorney representing Blane Salamoni, the Baton Rouge police officer whose gunshots killed Alton Sterling , said Wednesday he's "relieved" that the U.S. Justice Department decided not to file federal criminal charges. "It's been a long 10 months, and it's certainly been frustrating at times," said John McLindon, Salamoni's attorney.

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  4. Jeff Landry: Alton Sterling investigation goes to State PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry speaks with the editorial board of The Times-Picayune February 1, 2017. Landry is turning over the Alton Sterling investigation to Louisiana State Police.

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  5. Alton Sterling family lawyers: Officer said 'I'm gonna kill you'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    One of the officers involved in the July 2016 shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge walked up to Sterling and said "Bitch, I'm gonna kill you," lawyers for Sterling's relatives said they were told Wednesday by Department of Justice officials. "This is before the trouble, this is before the tackle," said Chris Stewart, one of the attorneys for Sterling's relatives.

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  6. Together Baton Rouge group on Alton Sterling decision: 'Disappointed and frustrated'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    "Deeply disappointed and frustrated." That was the reaction Wednesday from the community group Together Baton Rouge -- expressed by Rev.

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  7. Alton Sterling shooting: Read the narrative of the incident as told by federal investigatorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    The shooting of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge last year in an encounter with police will not result in federal charges for the officers involved, the Department of Justice officially announced Wednesday . Below is the text of the full announcement of the decision, including a detailed narrative of the circumstances of the shooting .

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  8. Alton Sterling had a gun, feds say in announcing no charges against policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    Alton Sterling had a loaded .38-caliber revolver in his pants pocket, giving two police officers justification to shoot him dead last summer while they pinned him to the ground outside a Baton Rouge convenience store. That was the conclusion that federal investigators reached when they decided not to press civil rights charges against officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake, the U.S. Justice Department announced Wednesday .

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  9. Carrollton Presbyterian Church closes and donates $900,000 to charitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    Four years after selling the property that had been the congregation's home for 91 years, Carrollton Presbyterian Church had successfully given away the proceeds--totaling almost $900,000--and brought its 162-year history to a close. Though an April 30 worship service marked a formal dissolution, the church's story ends on a "cliffhanger," the Rev.

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  10. Follow live coverage: Alton Sterling investigation announcement by U.S. Justice DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    The results of the Alton Sterling investigation by the U.S. Justice Department are to be announced Wednesday at 1 p.m. at the federal courthouse in Baton Rouge . Sterling was the black man shot dead during a struggle with two white police officers outside a Baton Rouge convenience store on July 5. >> We'll be covering the announcement live in the comments section of this post.

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  11. Grading the first quarter of LSU's 2018 recruiting cycleRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    This is a tough one to grade, because there are still so many key targets still being pursued at positions of need, but one can't overlook LSU's glaring holes on the offensive side of the ball at running back and wide receiver, and the Tigers having only one commitment combined from the two biggest need positions. However, they have a talent-rich recruiting board for those groups, so there is reason to believe much of this will change in coming months, which did allow for the grade of "C" to be raised to a C+.

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  12. 3 protesters arrested in Baton Rouge, one accused of spitting at copRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    Baton Rouge police arrested three protesters early Wednesday outside the department's headquarters, hours after news broke that two BRPD officers will not face federal charges related to last year's fatal police shooting of Alton Sterling. The arrests happened just about midnight in the 9100 block of Airline Drive, a three-lane U.S. highway where BRPD's headquarters is located.

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  13. Federal government will make Alton Sterling investigation announcement at 1 p.m. in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    The U.S. Department of Justice is going to make an announcement about its investigation into a police officer's shooting of Alton Sterling, an African American man, last July. . Federal officials will also meet with Sterling's family and attorneys beforehand at 11 a.m. Both meetings will take place at the federal courthouse in downtown Baton Rouge.

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  14. Alton Sterling decision will be released at 11 a.m. at federal court in Baton RougeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    The U.S. Department of Justice is releasing its decision on the Alton Sterling shooting investigation at 11 a.m. at the Middle District Court of Louisiana in downtown Baton Rouge Wednesday , according to a source with direct knowledge of the Justice Department's schedule. The source said federal officials would not say whether they had decided not to bring criminal charges against the officers who killed Sterling last July.

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  15. Alton Sterling shooting: What we know Wednesday morning about federal investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 3 | NOLA.com

    Two Baton Rouge police officers involved in the 2015 shooting death of Alton Sterling won't be prosecuted on federal charges, national news media reported Tuesday . Sterling was fatally shot July 5, 2016, outside the Triple S Food Mart in Baton Rouge.

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  16. 'We need closure': Alton Sterling on reports of no federal charges for policeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | NOLA.com

    Into a microphone, Alton Sterling's aunt told a crowd outside the Triple S Food Mart how their family found out the news that the Baton Rouge officers involved the fatal shooting of her nephew would not face federal charges. "We haven't heard anything.

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  17. Alton Sterling's family didn't get notice about federal decision, lawyers sayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 2 | NOLA.com

    Alton Sterling's family is still waiting for official word from the U.S. Department of Justice about whether the federal government is going to bring charges against the police officers who shot him. Several news organizations are already reporting that federal officials don't plan to bring criminal charges in the Sterling case.

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  18. Death penalty ban backed by Louisiana Senate committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | NOLA.com

    Louisiana senators are moving forward with a bill that would make the state stop sentencing people to death , a rare proposal in a Republican-controlled region that tends to favor capital punishment . The Senate's Judiciary C Committee voted 6-1 Tuesday to have the full Senate consider the proposal, which would eliminate death penalty for any offense committed after July 31. Louisiana state Sen. Dan Claitor, R-Baton Rouge, saw his bill eliminating the death penalty move out of committee Tuesday, April 25, 2017, to the full Senate for debate.

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  19. Bus driver in fatal I-10 crash in LaPlace gets June trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | NOLA.com

    The bus driver indicted in a fatal crash that killed three people and injured more than 30 others on Interstate 10 near LaPlace is scheduled for trial in June, St. John the Baptist Parish court records show. Denis Amaya-Rodriguez, a Honduran national who authorities say was unlicensed and in the country illegally at the time of the Aug. 28 crash, remains in the St. John Parish jail under a $1.75 million bond.

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  20. Port Marigny case allotted to retired judge after recusalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | NOLA.com

    A lawsuit filed by owners of a tract on Lake Pontchartrain in Mandeville , where the City Council denied controversial plans to build a $180 million residential and business community called Port Marigny , has been assigned to retired Judge Donald Fendlason. The case was originally allotted to Judge Martin Coady of the 22nd Judicial District Court , but he recused himself, court officials said.

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