Baltimore's mayor and the attorney general announce that they've reached an accord on police reforms. The agreement awaits court approval.
Plus, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake slams Maryland's State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby in the "New York Times" and the federal government settles $493M in lawsuits with 17 Native American tribes.
White and Porter are the third and fourth officers to receive backpay, after three officers were previously acquitted and charges against the remaining officers were dropped in Freddie Gray's death.
When the disappointing and outrageous news broke today that all of the officers tried in the Freddie Gray murder case had been acquitted, most people were shocked, saddened and disheartened by another injustice of a black man being murdered with no one held accountable. However it wasn’t just regular citizens who were highly upset, as […]
The decision comes after State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's uphill battle to find the six officers criminally accountable for Gray's death.
It seems impossible to scroll through your Facebook timeline, Twitter feed, and news alerts without being bombarded with images of Black and brown men, women and even children being murdered in cold blood at the hands of police all over the country.
The Baltimore Police Union is calling on state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby to throw out all charges against the officers involved in the Freddie Gray case. This comes after one of the six officers, Caesar Goodson Jr., was acquitted of all charges placed against him on Thursday. This is the second time that Mosby’s team has failed […]
"I would much rather prefer a judge render a not guilty verdict than to drop charges, because at some point cops have to fully go through the system and not get off in a partial way."
Two of the six Baltimore City police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray are now suing Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for defamation and invasion of privacy. The officers filing suit are Sergeant Alicia White and Officer William Porter — both are facing charges of involuntary manslaughter for Gray’s death last April. White […]
On April 12, 2015, Gray, 25, was arrested and died a week later from complications relating to a spinal cord injury after riding in the back of a police van.
New developments in the Freddie Gray trials in Baltimore City may have a major impact on the case. The Baltimore Sun reports a memo was sent to prosecutors notifying them that Lisa Phelps, a veteran assistant State’s Attorney, and Sarah David, who joined the office in 2014, were selected to be part of what is called […]
Prominent Black Lives Matter activist DeRay Mckesson on Tuesday lost a bid to become the 50th mayor of Baltimore, receiving only 2 percent of the vote in his effort to win the Democratic nomination. The Baltimore Sun reports that Mckesson was among 12 contenders–including former mayor Sheila Dixon and Nick Mosby, who is married to Baltimore prosecutor Marilyn […]
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