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State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby was under a gag order for nine months while prosecuting and ultimately failing to convict any of the officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray. She’s spoken on the topic sporadically for the past few months, and today the New York Times Magazine published a new interview that seeks…
Following the acquittals of three Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray in April 2015, Chief Deputy State’s Attorney Michael Schatzow announced on Wednesday that his office was dropping all charges against Garrett Miller, William Porter and Sgt. Alicia White, according to The…
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.
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 Monday, December 21 a new court date was announced for William Porter, the first of the six police officers to be tried for their involvement in the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray. Porter’s trial ended last week with a hung jury; it will recommence on June 13, 2016.
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.
Remember folks, if you’re born into difficult circumstances and are later killed by the police, CNN will be there to remind the world of the least relevant details surrounding your death.
On Sunday, Senator Elizabeth Warren delivered a speech extolling the importance of the Black Lives Matter movement like none of the actual presidential candidates have. Though she’s said she’s not running, deliveries like these are why some Warren supporters are still hopeful.
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.
On Wednesday, a Maryland judge refused to drop charges against six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray and announced there would be a separate trials for each defendant.
A Texas prosecutor has announced that Sandra Bland died by hanging in a suicide and her autopsy uncovered no evidence of a “violent struggle.” This autopsy is separate from the independent investigation commissioned by Bland’s family.
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.
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.
Even though Baltimore remains in a state of unrest, its mayor, Stephane Rawlings-Blake, has lifted the citywide curfew that previously directed residents to remain inside their homes between the hours of 10 pm and 5 am.