In the verdict, which came after a six-day trial, the judge also said that prosecutors did not prove a reckless endangerment charge against Nero over a failure to put a seat belt on Gray, noting that he had no direct role in putting Gray in the transport van to the jail.
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.
The results of Baltimore, Maryland’s primary election could be turned upside down because of several voting irregularities. Election officials have ordered election results to be decertified after the state administrator found 80 provisional ballots had never been analyzed. What makes the election results even more peculiar is the number of ballots cast was higher than the number […]
Judge Barry Williams granted a request from Officer Edward Nero’s lawyers to waive his right to a jury in a pre-trial hearing.
A man dressed in a white panda suit set a car on fire and threatened to blow up the Fox News station Thursday in Baltimore, Maryland. The 25-year-old man was spotted with what was believed to be a suicide vest, prompting an evacuation of the building. As the would-be bomber walked out, police said he refused to […]
A Baltimore police officer shot a 13-year-old boy carrying a BB gun that looked exactly like a semi-automatic weapon. He’s expected to survive his injuries.
This week marked the one-year anniversary since protests erupted in Baltimore, Maryland following the death of Freddie Gray, who passed away from injuries sustained in police custody. Protesters, angry about the use of excessive force by police in communities of color, took to the streets after his funeral on April 27, 2015, some clashing with police and law […]
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 […]
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.
A Baltimore school police officer, captured slapping and kicking a student last month in a viral video, will not face child abuse charges, reports The Baltimore Sun.