The Son of a Black Man Killed by Police in Baton Rouge on Sunday
A 15-year-old son of a black man shot dead by police in Baton Rouge has spoken out publicly for the first time and described his father as being an upstanding individual, urging protesters not to resort to violence during demonstrations. Unfortunately, no information on their father has been made public at this time.
Baton Rouge police officers were attacked with gunfire on Sunday, further heightening tension in the United States following recent killings by law enforcement of various officers as well as their fatal shooting of unarmed black men by law enforcement. Media have identified Gavin Long, 29, as being involved and has since been taken into custody by authorities.
Police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana’s capital city, have made two arrests related to a mass shooting at a nightclub that left 12 other individuals wounded earlier this year. Nikeal Franklin and Jy’Shaun Jackson both age 19 have been charged with 12 counts of attempted first-degree murder.
Arrest of former employee of local grocery store. Arson fire on Airline Highway in Prairieville reported at 8 a.m. Tuesday; firefighters found heavy smoke coming from front of building before entering and finding it fully engulfed with flames. Owner informed investigators he fired this person as they weren’t happy with their work performance.
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One of the more prominent rumors in the NFL is that Cleveland Browns might relocate to Atlanta. Now, according to sources close to the team, a decision on this front will be made before Friday at midnight.
An administrator at a private school in Baton Rouge is facing formal criminal charges for alleged sexually abusing one or more students at that school in March 2023. The incident took place.
The FBI has issued a public warning about an unknown caller that appears to be targeting their local community, asking about those who have not made contact with their family within days and seeking information on victims who are reported as missing.
Authorities have made an arrest after a shooting at a convenience store in north Baton Rouge that left one victim hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries. Authorities are asking anyone with information to come forward; additionally they’re looking into possible robbery as they investigate. Stay tuned to Ground News for updates regarding this story from Leigh Remiz of NBC News who contributed this report; it is published here by copyright 2016 NBC News.