Alton Sterling


Police officer who shot and killed Alton Sterling at close range has been fired

Officer Blane Salamoni won't be criminally charged
Tess Owen

Alton Sterling and the Hollow Theater of Letting Killer Cops Go Free

The playback of the officer’s gunshots is still jarring—clapping against your eardrums never quite when expected.
Talmon Joseph Smith
Police Shooting

The cops who shot and killed Alton Sterling aren't being charged

The two white police officers from Baton Rouge who fatally shot the black man won’t face charges.
Tess Owen
The VICE Morning Bulletin

The VICE Morning Bulletin

Cops involved in Alton Sterling's death duck federal charges, dozens killed in ISIS attack on Syrian refugee camp, ​NSA collected millions of phone records last year, and more.
VICE Staff
Crime & Drugs

Why we've seen video of Tulsa's police shooting but not Charlotte's

Tulsa’s police chief felt he “had no choice” but to release the footage, while Charlotte’s says he’s still waiting “for a compelling reason.”
Keegan Hamilton

Can You Get PTSD from Watching Murder Videos Online?

One study found that people who repeatedly viewed footage of deadly events were more traumatized than those who had witnessed the events in real life.
Alexis Linkletter

The VICE Morning Bulletin

This morning, Hillary Clinton gets a commanding lead in the polls, Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson sues the police and city of Baton Rouge, and more.
VICE Staff

A Black Lives Matter Painter Explains How Art Can Be Activism

Langston Allston sees his murals for Alton Sterling and other victims of police brutality as a way to "help people plug in who weren't previously plugged in."
Sean Neumann
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Reflecting on the RNC's Blindness to Police Brutality

Speaker after speaker at the Republican convention said don't question the cops, and if you do talk about them, make sure it's unconditional praise.
Stan Donaldson

Baton Rouge’s iconic protester: 'The peace needs to be disturbed'

Ieshia Evans tells VICE News the full story behind her now-famous moment of protest.
Hilary Beaumont

​How I Learned to Stop Being Cynical and March for Black Life

I am intimately and daily aware of police power and the public perception of my black skin.
Amdé Mengistu

Three police officers are dead after a shooting in Baton Rouge

One suspected is gunman is dead and one sheriff's deputy is in critical condition fighting for his life after an apparent ambush in Louisiana.
Keegan Hamilton and Tess Owen