Monday, July 25, 2016

BATON ROUGE - The LEO Shootings

"In Baton Rouge, tensions run high after officers shot" PBS NewsHour 7/17/2016


SUMMARY:  Baton Rouge, Louisiana, was on high alert today after a deadly shooting that killed three law enforcement officers this morning.  The city has been tense ever since police officers shot and killed Alton Sterling, prompting protests throughout the country.  Reporter Charlie Whinham, from our affiliate Louisiana Public Broadcasting, joins us for more.

"Baton Rouge reels after Sunday’s ambush murders of three police officers" PBS NewsHour 7/18/2016


SUMMARY:  Another city is mourning the fatal shootings of its police officers — this time three in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which exploded in protest earlier this month when white cops killed Alton Sterling, a black man, outside a convenience store.  The gunman, an ex-Marine, had expressed anger on social media.  Jeffrey Brown reports talks to Col.  Michael Edmonson, superintendent of the Louisiana State Police.

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