Tag: Alton Sterling

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Suspect had Hand on Gun, MN Cop on Trial for Murder Testifies

The Minnesota police officer on trial for murder in the shooting death of a black motorist testified the subject had his hand on a gun. A Facebook video live streamed by the victim’s girlfriend in the car immediately after the man was shot went viral.

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Alton Sterling Fam: ‘No Faith in Justice System’

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – The family of Alton Sterling, a Baton Rouge resident who was the victim of an officer-involved shooting death, are demanding a quick federal investigation into the incident, mirroring rhetoric from the Black Lives Matter movement.

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DOJ Unable to Wrap Alton Sterling Probe on BLM Timetable

BATON ROUGE, Louisiana – The U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has still not set a timetable on when the police officer-involved shooting death of Alton Sterling will be concluded.

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BlackLivesMatter’s DeRay May Settle Lawsuit v. Baton Rouge Police

Attorneys handling a lawsuit filed against the city of Baton Rouge by #BlackLivesMatter protester DeRay Mckesson announced that a settlement may soon be reached between the two parties. The lawsuit challenged their arrests during a protest in the area that followed an officer-involved shooting of a black man.

Police cars sit at a checkpoint amid preparations for the arrival of visitors and delegates for the Republican National Convention, on July 16, 2016, in Cleveland, Ohio

After Dallas, Orlando, Baton Rouge … Will the RNC be Safe?

The convergence of anti-Trump protesters, Black Lives Matters groups and leftists, has raised questions about safety at the Republican National Convention. The execution of officers in Dallas and Baton Rouge, Black Lives Matter protests after police shootings, and Islamic terrorist attacks in Orlando and France, has only heightened concerns.

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Black Celebrities Meet to Discuss Solutions to Racial Issues

Advancing his efforts to build bonds between community and law enforcement, California rapper The Game convened a secret meeting this week attended by more than 100 black celebrities, activists and the mayor of Compton, Aja Brown.

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Anniversary of Sandra Bland’s Death Raises Tension Amid War on Cops

HOUSTON, Texas — One year ago today, Sandra Bland died in a small county jail cell just 25 miles northwest of Houston. The deaths of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile, the recent Black Lives Matter protests, and the execution of five officers in Dallas, have made the anniversary date even more concerning.

EXCLUSIVE: Store Owner Disputes CNN Claim About 911 Call in Alton Sterling Shooting

EXCLUSIVE: Store Owner Disputes CNN Claim About 911 Call in Alton Sterling Shooting

BATON ROUGE,LA — Abdullah Muflahi — the owner of the Triple S Food Mart convenience store that was the scene of the police-involved shooting death of Alton Sterling early last Tuesday — told Breitbart News in an exclusive interview that he did not witness anything that confirms CNN’s report that a homeless man called 911 after Sterling allegedly brandished a gun.

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Former Miss Alabama Calls Dallas Cop Killer a ‘Martyr’

Former Miss Alabama Kalyn Chapman James called the man who shot and killed five Dallas police officers during a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas on Thursday a “martyr” in a live Facebook broadcast.

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Lee Stranahan: My Weekend Incarceration in a Baton Rouge Prison

In the course of making my film The Bloody Road to Cleveland about the rise of the Black Lives Matter movement, I have been teargassed in Seattle, assaulted in Denver, kicked out of the Board of Supervisors meeting in San Francisco, and, as Breitbart News reported this weekend, arrested in Baton Rouge. This is my story of that arrest.

A police officer stands guard at the US Capitol complex in Washington, DC on March 28, 2016 after reports of shots fired

Five Attempt to Shoot Police Officers in D.C.

Five were arrested early Tuesday morning in Washington, D.C., after police officers were shot at from persons in an SUV. The officers were attempting to make an arrest.

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Kim Kardashian Posts Letter About ‘Systemic Racism’ After Dallas Police Shootings

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian posted a pro-Black Lives Matter letter on her website Friday about how she does not want to have to warn her son to “watch his back” or be “scared of police,” after five police officers were shot and killed and seven more wounded at a Black Lives Matter protest in Dallas, Texas.

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Snoop Dogg to L.A. Police: ‘We Are Here to Show Love and Support’ at March for Peace

Long Beach, California-based rapper Snoop Dogg held a press conference Friday with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck outside the Los Angeles Police Department’s headquarters, where the Grammy-nominated artist said, “We are here to show love and support to the Los Angeles Police Department.”