Civil rights activists fear the outcome of a DOJ probe into Freddie Gray’s case under the Trump administration.
Authorities involved in Keith Lamont Scott's shooting investigation refuse to release over two hours of footage captured by police dash cam cameras.
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.
Lawsuits filed by Baltimore police officers against Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby must be dismissed, according to the law. The United States Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors acting within the scope of their duties in pursuing criminal prosecution are immune from civil suits. The role of a prosecutor in a criminal case is to seek justice and […]
Mosby called for system reform after the failure to find any criminal involvement in Gray's death. "We know that Freddie Gray did not kill himself," she contended.
Claiming defamation and false arrest, two more Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie have filed suit against State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, reports The Baltimore Sun. Officer Edward M. Nero, who was cleared on all charges last month, and Officer Garrett E. Miller, who is still awaiting trial, filed the joint lawsuit against […]
In the suit, the officers claim that Mosby and Cogen were aware the statement of charges filed against the officers and other statements Mosby made at a May 1, 2015 news conference announcing the charges "were false."
Police spokesman T.J. Smith said the department found that criminal charges against the teenager "were not appropriate in this situation." The incident is under investigation by the department.
The trials of six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray are set to resume in May, nearly a year after the 25-year-old died from injuries sustained while in police custody.
Porter's lawyers are pushing back against the motion, as they're afraid that the officer can incriminate himself while on the bench.
Historically Black Colleges are great institutions that have served as safe havens for our favorite actors, singers, and moguls (looking at you, Puff Daddy) where they have received the inspiration and education to dominate the stage, and our hearts. While everyone loves a good story about a celebrity and their HBCU experience, many of America’s politicians […]
The presence of a predominately African-American jury in the first case against a Baltimore police officer involved in the death of Freddie Gray may help expose the strained relationship between the city’s residents and law enforcement. While Officer William Porter’s trial began Wednesday, potential jurors were previously asked public and private questions by Judge Barry G. Williams about the […]