Roland Martin speaks with Erica Campbell about the death of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile. Martin believes that certain cops don’t know how to deescalate and control certain situations. Martin insists that what we’re dealing with is certain officers doing what they want to do because they are only penalized civilly not criminally. He […]
It's unclear if the protest is directly related to the shooting.
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.
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.
Pastor Darryl Meredith talks with Erica Campbell about the peaceful protests going on after the death of Alton Sterling. The 35-year-old victim was shot and killed in Baton Rouge two days ago. Meredith referred to this incident as a ongoing “disease” happening all over the world. He wants to have a workshop about guns and […]
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.
“I don’t even go to sleep until my children come home, my grown children come home. I keep my clothes on in case my children need me in the middle of the day or in the middle of the night.”
Gov. Edwards added that the Middle District of Louisiana U.S. Attorney's office and the FBI will also assist in the investigation.
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.
Alton Sterling was selling CDs outside a convenience store when he was fatally shot by police Tuesday morning.