Baton Rouge

A mayoral hopeful joins the chorus of critics who say Baton Rouge's mayor mishandled the aftermath of the Alton Sterling shooting. But Mayor Holder came out swinging at his critics.

Six. That’s the number of bullets that may have been pumped into Alton Sterling by two Baton Rouge, Louisiana police officers who shot Sterling to death while he was pinned to the ground. Sterling, 37, should not have died. He was selling CD’s in a store parking lot and police said they were told Sterling […]

In the newly released video, an officer can be seen pulling an object out of Sterling's pocket after he was shot multiple times. It's unclear if the object is a firearm.

The image of Alton's 15-year-old son, Cameron, breaking down as he stood next to his mother at a Wednesday press conference will be ingrained in our memory for ages.

The two officers -- Blane Salamoni and Howie Lake II -- were placed on administrative leave following the shooting. Lake previously discharged his weapon in the line of duty.

Gov. Edwards added that the Middle District of Louisiana U.S. Attorney's office and the FBI will also assist in the investigation.

Alton Sterling was selling CDs outside a convenience store when he was fatally shot by police Tuesday morning.

[Warning, Video is Graphic] There has been yet another police shooting caught on camera. Alton Sterling was shot by Baton Rouge, Louisiana police officers at point blank range after a being apprehended. In the video one of the offices was heard telling Sterling to get on the ground. After being tackled, one of the officers […]

Robert Marks, 39, faces charges of first-degree murder and first-degree feticide in the death of Lyntell Washington, 40, whose badly decomposed body was found Wednesday, just days after she was reported missing.