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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

Ex-U.S. Marine Kills Three Policemen In Baton Rouge

The suspect, dressed in black and armed with a rifle, was himself shot to death minutes later in a gunfight with police who converged on the scene of a confrontation that Mayor Kip Holden said began as an “ambush-style” attack on officers.

July 17, 2016

#EndorseThis: After Dallas, Messages Of Unity And Peace Across The Country

Political leaders responded to last night’s shootings on TV and social media with an outpouring of compassion and support.

July 8, 2016
A protester wears tape over her mouth during a silent demonstration against what they say is police brutality after the Ferguson shooting of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, by a white police officer, in St. Louis

Alton Sterling’s Killing Was Caught On Camera, But Justice Is Still A Long Shot

Daniel Pantaleo, the NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner with a chokehold in 2014, was acquitted by a jury. Garner was unarmed, and Pantaleo had faced two civil suits previous to the incident related to abuses of power.

July 6, 2016

Louisiana Protesters Demand Justice For Black Man Shot By Police

Posts on Twitter showed the demonstrators gathered outside the Triple S Food Mart convenience store in Baton Rouge, where, police said in a statement, the man, Alton Sterling, 37, was shot by officers soon after midnight.

July 6, 2016
Health Care, Infrastructure, Lousiana, Baton Rouge, Bobby Jindal, Medicaid, Hospital, Closures

Baton Rouge Emergency Room Closing Shows Cost Of Obamacare Fight

By rejecting Obamacare, Bobby Jindal opts out of Medicaid assistance for Baton Rougean, forcing neighborhood hospitals to close.

March 25, 2015