Tag: Louisiana

At vigil, Biden tries to comfort relatives of slain officers

BATON ROUGE, La. — The gunman's bullets that killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge also targeted the country…

2 years ago

Obama urges Americans to tamp down inflammatory rhetoric

WASHINGTON — Confronting another killing of police officers, President Barack Obama on Sunday urged Americans to tamp down inflammatory words…

2 years ago

Three Baton Rouge officers killed in shooting; suspect dead

BATON ROUGE, La. — Three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers were killed and three others wounded Sunday, less than two…

2 years ago

ACLU, other groups sue police over Baton Rouge protests

BATON ROUGE, La. — Civil rights groups and activists sued Baton Rouge law enforcement agencies over their treatment of protesters…

2 years ago

Feds open investigation into deadly Louisiana police shooting

BATON ROUGE, La. — The U.S. Justice Department opened a civil rights investigation Wednesday into the video-recorded police killing of…

2 years ago

Louisiana 1st state in Deep South to expand Medicaid

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana is becoming the first state in the Republican-dominated Deep South to expand its Medicaid program,…

2 years ago

11 states sue over Obama’s school transgender directive

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools…

2 years ago

Louisiana theater shooter’s journal calls US a ‘filth farm’

BATON ROUGE, La. — The mentally unstable gunman who shot up a Louisiana movie theater last summer left a rambling,…

3 years ago