No State Charges for Baton Rouge Cops Who Killed Alton Sterling
The Department of Justice previously declined to press charges against officers Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake.
Alton Sterling's Family Sues Baton Rouge, Police Department for Wrongful Death
The Department of Justice did not file criminal charges against officer Blake Salamoni, who killed Sterling outside a Baton Rouge convenience store.
Federal Judge Seals Alton Sterling's Autopsy Report
The parish coroner William “Beau” Clark says this is the first time a judge has sealed a report from his office.
White House Responds to Petition to Declare Black Lives Matter a Hate Group: Nah
“We shouldn’t get too caught up in this notion that somehow people who are asking for fair treatment are somehow, automatically, anti-police, are trying to only look out for Black lives as opposed to others.”
14 Must-Read Reactions to Baton Rouge Police Shooting
Shaun King: “Blaming the #BlackLivesMatter Movement for violence would be like blaming libraries for illiteracy rates or fire departments for fires.”
Feds Will Lead #AltonSterling Investigation, Officers Are Named
Also, in a press conference, Baton Rouge law enforcement confirmed the existence of body-camera footage.