• Murder of 2 Black Men May Be ‘Racially Motivated,' Police Say

    8 days ago - By Time

    Police believe the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge were likely racially motivated and said Sunday they have a suspect - a 23-year-old white man - in custody.
    The suspect, Kenneth Gleason, was being held on drug charges. Authorities did not yet have enough evidence to charge him with murder, Baton Rouge Sgt. L'Jean McKneely told The Associated Press.
    McKneely said shell casings from the shootings linked the two slayings, and a car belonging to Gleason fit the description of the vehicle police were looking for. He said authorities had collected other circumstantial evidence but he...
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  • Police Think 2 Louisiana Killings Likely Racially Motivated

    8 days ago - By NBC News

    Police believe the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge were likely racially motivated and said they have a suspect, a 23- year-old white man, in custody.
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  • Baton Rouge slayings may be racially-motivated, police say

    8 days ago - By ABC

    Police believe the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge were likely racially motivated and said Sunday they have a suspect - 23-year-old Kenneth Gleason - in custody.
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  • The Latest: Aunt in shock over nephew's death in Louisiana

    8 days ago - By National Post

    BATON ROUGE, La. - The Latest on the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge that police believe were racially motivated :
    11:35 a.m.
    The aunt of a black man who was killed in what police believe was a racially motivated attack says she is still dealing with the shock of her nephew's death.
    Mary Smart, Donald Smart's aunt, told The Associated Press on Sunday that she could not understand what had happened. She says her nephew was always smiling and hugging everybody, and had a son and two daughters.
    She declined to comment on police allegations that her nephew might have been shot because...
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  • Police think 2 Louisiana slayings likely racially motivated

    8 days ago - By Boston Herald

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Police believe the slayings of two black men in Baton Rouge were likely racially motivated and said Sunday they have a suspect - a 23-year-old white man - in custody. The suspect, Kenneth Gleason, was being held on drug charges. Authorities do not yet have enough evidence to charge him with murder, Baton Rouge Sgt. L'Jean McKneely told The Associated Press.
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  • Police: ‘Strong possibility' that 2 slayings in Louisiana were racially motivated; person of interest in custody

    8 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Police: ‘Strong possibility' that 2 slayings in Louisiana were racially motivated; person of interest in custody.
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  • Police think 2 Louisiana slayings likely racially motivated

    8 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    BATON ROUGE, La. - Authorities in Baton Rouge say there is a “strong possibility” that the slayings of two black men last week were racially motivated. Baton Rouge Sgt. L'Jean McKneely told The Associated Press on Sunday that authorities have a person of interest - a 23-year-old white man - in custody. The man [...]
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