Videos offer clues about Baton Rouge shooter’s motives


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Videos offer clues about Baton Rouge shooter’s motives
Former Marine Gavin Eugene Long aligned himself with a movement, which federal authorities have called a “growing domestic threat”

Former Marine kills three Baton Rouge officers
Three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers were killed Sunday morning. CBS News identified the gunman as former Marine Gavin Eugene Long from Kansas City, Missouri. He was killed in a gun fight with police. David Begnaud reports on the ambush that unfolded nearly two weeks after police shot and killed Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge.

Greetings from Cleveland
From rock and roll to polka, from perogies to the world’s second-largest indoor ferris wheel, the Ohio city on the lake has it all

GOP convention safety fears grow as Ohio open-carry law remains
Sunday’s Baton Rouge shooting is putting new attention on convention security in Cleveland. Worries over violent protests go back months, but pressure was already building after a wave of violence around the world and at home. Jeff Pegues reports outside the Quicken Loans Arena on how one last-minute security request was turned down.

This Morning from CBS News, July 18, 2016
Police focus on Baton Rouge shooter’s actions and inclinations before attack, and all eyes are on Cleveland as RNC gets underway

“Black Lives Matter” note found near burning police car, cops say
Car was in front of Islamic center and note had choice words for police, authorities say

Remembering fallen Baton Rouge officers
Louisiana state police say gunman Gavin Long who killed three law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge was “seeking out police.” Brad Garafola, Matthew Gerald and Montrell Jackson were killed Sunday, and three other officers were wounded. Manuel Bojorquez reports on the victims of the attack.

Greetings from Cleveland
As we kick off a week of Republican convention coverage from Cleveland, Ohio, Mo Rocca takes us around to unique sights and sounds of the city.

Baton Rouge shooter set up “ambush” for cops
Gavin Long, a former Marine with a good service record, was prepared for a deadly showdown near police headquarters, officials say

7/17: Three officers killed in Baton Rouge police shooting; Bob Schieffer on the Republican National Convention
Three police officers have been killed and others wounded after a shooting Sunday morning in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; amid violence and racial tensions, Bob Schieffer offers his perspective on this year’s Republican National Convention

Baton Rouge officer wrote emotional Facebook post days before death
In the Facebook posting, Montrell Jackson said while in uniform he gets nasty looks and out of uniform some consider him a threat

3 killed in small plane crash in upstate New York
Officials say three people were killed when their small plane crashed in Esperance; fourth person survived

Hundreds attend vigil for father, son from Texas killed in France
Copeland family was in France during a European vacation when a truck slammed into a crowd during the Bastille Day celebration

Teen drowns saving 2 children from N.C. river
The 19-year-old man drowned near Lake Lure in North Carolina after saving two kids who had fallen into the water

Baton Rouge is just the latest deadly attack on police
A string of high-profile attacks on police that left more than one dead have made headlines since the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri

Three officers killed in Baton Rouge police shooting
Three police officers have been killed and others wounded after a shooting Sunday morning in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. David Begnaud has more.

NYPD commissioner speaks out on Baton Rouge shooting
NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton weighs in on the recent violence against police officers in Dallas, and now Baton Rouge.

President Obama comments on Baton Rouge
President Obama once again took to the podium Sunday to address the nation after the deaths of three police officers in Baton Rouge.

Police departments on edge after string of violence
The shooting in Baton Rouge comes on the eve of the Republican National Convention, and a week after five cops were killed in Dallas. Security is already beefed up in Cleveland, but the chief of police there is asking for additional precautions. Departments across the country are doing much of the same. Jeff Pegues has more.

Republicans react to Baton Rouge shooting
Donald Trump took the shooting in Baton Rouge as an opportunity to bash the current administration. Meanwhile, other Republicans are describing the atmosphere at the RNC as solemn and on edge after the shooting. Major Garrett has more.

What to expect at the Republican National Convention
With the Republican National Convention kicking off Monday, CBS News Political Director and anchor of “Face the Nation” John Dickerson provides insight into what might happen.

UC Berkeley says its student among dead in Nice, France, attack
Nicolas Leslie is the third American confirmed killed in the truck attack on a crowd on Bastille Day in France

Security tight at Republican National Convention
In the wake of police shootings, Cleveland is pulling out all the stops to make sure people are safe at the Republican National Convention. Jeff Pegues has more.

GOP divided heading into convention
After a bitter primary season and the inflammatory rhetoric of Donald Trump, the GOP is not coming to its convention as a united party. Julianna Goldman reports.

“Never Trump” leader speaks
Kendal Unruh is a delegate from Colorado, and one of the leaders of a failed attempt to change the rules to un-bind delegates so they could vote against Donald Trump. Scott Pelley spoke with her.

Republican National Convention analysis
Major Garrett and Anthony Salvanto provide insight into what some of the talking points will be at this week’s Republican National Convention.

Leon Panetta talks Syria and the next U.S. president
The next president will face several challenges, one of the biggest of which will be the situation in Syria. Margaret Brennan spoke with Leon Panetta — a former CIA director, secretary of defense and White House chief of staff — about the road ahead.

Protests in Cleveland on eve of RNC
The protests many were expecting at the Republican National Convention got started a night early in Cleveland. DeMarco Morgan has more.

Bob Schieffer on the Republican National Convention
CBS News political contributor Bob Schieffer is covering his 24th convention. Amid violence and racial tensions, he offers his perspective on this year’s Republican National Convention.

Former CIA director on “worst-case scenario” in Syrian civil war
Leon Panetta — a former CIA director, defense secretary, and White House chief of staff — discusses the challenges the next U.S. president can expect to face in war-torn Syria

Bill aims to ban synthetic drugs after mass K2 overdose in N.Y.
Sen. Charles Schumer is pushing legislation to add 22 substances to the federal list of banned drugs following a mass overdose in Brooklyn

Rare earthquake recorded off Daytona, Florida
A magnitude 3.7 earthquake was recorded off the east coast of Florida at about 8 p.m. Saturday

Dead Baton Rouge shooter attacked police on his birthday
Suspect has been identified as a black male named Gavin Eugene Long of Kansas City, Missouri, sources tell CBS News

Latest on the shooting of Baton Rouge police officers
Three Baton Rouge law enforcement officers were killed and three others wounded; deceased shooter identified

WH responds to petition to label Black Lives Matter a “terror” group
The petition garnered over 140,000 signatures

Baton Rouge police officers shot, killed

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