Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams cleared Lt. Brian Rice of all charges against him in the Freddie Gray case Monday, including the charge of involuntary manslaughter after failing to secure Freddie Gray in the back a police van, which led to severe spinal cord injuries and ultimately, Gray’s death.
Noted Black Lives Matter activist and the former mayoral candidate for the city of Baltimore DeRay Mckesson has been named interim chief human capital officer for the city’s school districts.
Another officer has been acquitted of any wrongdoing in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal spinal cord injury during a “rough ride” while in the custody of the Baltimore Police Department on April 12, 2015.
On Wednesday, a Baltimore police officer shot a fleeing 13-year-old boy holding a replica semiautomatic pistol, WBAL-TV reports. Authorities say the boy is expected to survive.
Serial subject Adnan Syed is seeking a new trial after being convicted of the murder of Hae Min Lee 16 years ago. Before his post-conviction hearing continued on Monday morning, Lee’s family issued a statement making clear that they still believe Syed is guilty, and that both the podcast and the new hearing “have…
20 women who filed a lawsuit against the Housing Authority of Baltimore City are splitting a settlement worth almost $8 million. The lawsuit alleged that maintenance workers at various housing complexes had demanded sexual favors from the women in exchange for receiving badly needed repairs on their units.
The Supreme Court is currently considering the case of abortion provider Whole Woman’s Health, which is arguing that HB 2, Texas’ mammoth anti-abortion bill, is unconstitutional. The outcome of the case could determine abortion access for a generation, and not just in Texas. Monday evening, a group of cities including…
On Wednesday, a jury in Baltimore was unable to reach a verdict in the case of William Porter, an officer on trial for manslaughter, assault and other charges in the case of Freddie Gray’s death.
In Baltimore, the jury, which began deliberations on Monday in the trial of an officer charged with manslaughter and assault in Freddie Gray’s death, announced Tuesday that they were deadlocked on a verdict.
On Monday, a jury began deliberating the fate of William Porter, one of the Baltimore police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray last April.
Just over four months after Freddie Gray was killed in police custody in April, sparking riots all across Baltimore, his family has reached a $6.4 million wrongful death settlement with the city.
Adnan Syed from the infamous Serial podcast is back with a new hope to get him off in the murder of Hae Min Lee—unreliable phone records.
Right now, there’s a federal manhunt for the man who burned a Baltimore CVS. After two months of prolonged public investigation, the ATF has finally fingered the man responsible: one Raymon Carter, age 24, black, five-foot-eight, 180 pounds. He’s probably “fit the description” for a decade now—but now, the description…
Maryland state’s attorney Marilyn J. Mosby was a shock to the Black Lives Matter movement when on May 1 she promised Baltimore’s rioters justice in the death of Freddie Gray. Now, she’s an It Girl who’s attracted the admiration of celebrities like Prince and Anna Wintour.
One woman in Baltimore is not taking complaints about her “relentlessly gay” yard lying down.
Fifteen years before she’d make waves by pressing charges against the six cops involved in the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimore state attorney Marilyn Mosby, then 20, appeared on an episode of Judge Judy as the plaintiff in a small claims case against a neighbor who had broken into her apartment and used it to throw a…
The six Baltimore police officers who have already been charged by the state for the death of Freddie Gray, who died while in their custody, have now been indicted by a grand jury.
While the 2016 GOP field has been characterized by its resemblance to a clown car on methamphetamines, the corresponding Democratic field has been disappointingly small, and, to date, as boring as a race between a political juggernaut and a self-identified socialist from Vermont can be. No longer.