Amid Broad Movement Against Police Abuse, Some Act on the Fringe

While the cause to curb police shootings of black people has drawn diverse groups of activists, a slice of them borrow tactics from past militant resistance in the nation.


The Baton Rouge Gunman and ‘Targeted Individuals’

In online posts and videos, Gavin Long interacted with online groups loosely organized around the belief that government agents secretly stalk and harass everyday Americans.


Who Was the Baton Rouge Shooter?

The Louisiana State Police released images of the Baton Rouge shooting suspect who killed three police officers on Sunday. The suspect, Gavin Long, had a history of posting social media … Continue Reading →


Baton Rouge Grapples With Anxiety and Grief Amid Vigils for Officers

The gatherings came after a 29-year-old Missouri man, Gavin Long, killed three officers in what the police say was a crime targeting law enforcement.


Baton Rouge Gunman Moved ‘Tactically’ to Target Police Officers, Officials Say

The authorities pieced together and described how Gavin Long systematically killed and wounded law enforcement officials during a rampage on Sunday.


News Analysis: In Aftermath of Baton Rouge Shooting, Obama Directs Message to His Successor

The president’s address was a shift in tone from previous talks intended to console the nation.


Veterans Worry Baton Rouge and Dallas Shootings Will Spread Stereotypes

Both gunmen served in the military, raising fears that people will “make the leap that all veterans are killers with PTSD that are going to blow at a moment’s notice,” … Continue Reading →


Online Trail Illuminates Baton Rouge Gunman’s Path to Violence

The gunman, a Marine veteran, appears to have been obsessed with self-improvement, even as he spiraled toward an ambush that killed three officers.


The 3 Officers Killed in Baton Rouge

The officers who died Sunday in the attack in Louisiana were a new father, a Marine and Army veteran, and a lawman whose mantra was “People First.”


On Social Media, Baton Rouge Suspect Saw World ‘Run by Devils’

Hundreds of online videos, podcasts and social media posts reveal Gavin Long as a man who saw himself as the devils’ feared enemy, and who talked of a need for … Continue Reading →


Baton Rouge Police Shooting: What We Know

Three police officers were shot dead and three others were wounded in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday morning, and the gunman was killed, the authorities said.


Baton Rouge Police Shooting: Here’s What We Know

Three police officers were shot dead and three others were wounded in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday morning, and the gunman was killed, the authorities said.


Baton Rouge Gunman ‘Was Targeting Officers,’ Police Say

The gunman, a Marine veteran, “definitely ambushed those officers,” a Louisiana State Police spokesman said Monday of the attack that killed three officers.


Baton Rouge Attack Deepens Anguish for Police: ‘We’ve Seen Nothing Like This’

Law enforcement officials said it had been generations since the nation endured two separate episodes in which so many police officers were killed.


Baton Rouge Police Shooting: What We Know and Do Not Know

Three police officers were shot dead and several others wounded in Baton Rouge, La., on Sunday morning


Three Police Officers Killed and Several Wounded in Baton Rouge Shooting

The police were responding Sunday to a shooting in Louisiana that left at least three officers dead and seven others wounded, officials said.


Three Officers Seriously Wounded in Shooting in Baton Rouge, Officials Say

The police were responding Sunday to a shooting that left at least three officers seriously wounded in Louisiana.


Funeral for Alton Sterling Is an Expression of Grief and Anger

A college’s basketball arena serves as the backdrop as politicians and religious leaders join family and friends gathered to a mourn man fatally shot by the Baton Rouge police.


Race/Related: Does This Flag Make You Flinch?

To protest police violence, an artist resurrected an old NAACP flag about lynching. I wondered if provocative art could help a divided nation confront its past and present.


Baton Rouge Police Arrest 3 in Plot to Shoot at Officers

Officials said the investigation began in connection with the theft of eight handguns from a pawnshop.


Protesters Rally Against Police Shootings

Protesters in cities across the U.S. and abroad staged demonstrations over the weekend after a week in which two high profile police shootings gripped the nation. In Baton Rouge, where … Continue Reading →


DeRay McKesson, Arrested While Protesting in Baton Rouge, Is Released

Mr. McKesson, a Black Lives Matter activist, was marching with a group in Louisiana when police officers arrested him and accused him of blocking the road. He was released on … Continue Reading →


DeRay McKesson Among Protesters Arrested Nationwide

Mr. McKesson, a Black Lives Matter activist, was marching with a group in Baton Rouge, La., when police officers threw him to the ground and announced he was under arrest.


DeRay Mckesson Arrested in Baton Rouge Protest

The Black Lives Matter activist was with a group marching and chanting when police officers threw him to the ground and announced he was under arrest.


Shootings in Dallas, Minnesota and Baton Rouge: What We Know

A week of violence took a bloodier turn Thursday, when a protest against shootings in two states turned into the scene of another attack.


Shootings in Dallas, Baton Rouge and Minnesota: What We Know

A week of violence took a bloodier turn Thursday, when a protest against shootings in two states turned into the scene of another attack.


Baton Rouge Is Passionate, and Peaceful, After Shooting of Alton Sterling

As a crowd thinned from Wednesday night to Thursday morning outside the store where Mr. Sterling was killed by officers, there was almost no visible police presence.


Alton Sterling Shooting in Baton Rouge Prompts Justice Dept. Investigation

Mr. Sterling, a black man, was killed outside a store on Tuesday. Video of the shooting spread quickly, setting off protests in the Louisiana city.


Alton Sterling Police Shooting Prompts Justice Dept. Investigation in Baton Rouge

Mr. Sterling, a black man, was killed outside a store on Tuesday. Images from social media showed protesters marching in the city.


Alton Sterling Shooting by Police in Baton Rouge Sets Off Protests

Mr. Sterling, a black man, was killed outside a store on Tuesday, according to the police. Images from social media showed protesters marching in the city.


Video Appears to Show Police Shooting a Man in Baton Rouge, La.

The man, Alton Sterling, was killed outside a store, according to the police, and images from social media showed protesters marching in the city.