Judge begins process to approve settlement with Sterling protest - WAFB 9 News Baton Rouge, Louisiana News, Weather, Sports

ADVERTISEMENT
Bookmark and Share

Judge begins process to approve settlement with Sterling protesters

Protest at BRPD Headquarters (Source: WAFB) Protest at BRPD Headquarters (Source: WAFB)
BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) -

A federal judge has begun the process of approving a proposed settlement involving nearly 80 protesters.

They were arrested following the Alton Sterling shooting, and later filed a class action lawsuit. Under the settlement deal, some of the protesters would get a cash payment ranging from $500 to $1,000.

RELATED: Lawsuit filed after Sterling protest controversy ends with agreement for future policy

Copyright 2017 WAFB. All rights reserved.

Powered by Frankly