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$4.5M Settlement Offered in Police Shooting of Alton Sterling in Louisiana

After a $5 million proposed settlement fell through, officials in a Louisiana parish are now offering $4.5 million to settle the civil lawsuit brought by the family of Alton Sterling, a Black man who was killed in 2016 by police …

Baton Rouge Council Nixes $5M Settlement in Police Killing of Alton Sterling

The governing council in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has again rejected a proposed $5 million settlement in a lawsuit over the death of Alton Sterling, a Black man fatally shot by a white police officer in 2016. Baton Rouge news outlets …

Baton Rouge Police Sued by ACLU, Other Groups over Protests

Civil rights groups and activists sued Baton Rouge law enforcement agencies over their treatment of protesters rallying against the police shooting death of a black man, saying officers used excessive force and physically and verbally abused peaceful demonstrators. The lawsuit, …