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Freddie Gray case: New trial date not yet set for Baltimore officer accused in Freddie Gray death

What's happening today in the Freddie Gray case after the Officer Porter mistrial?

Prosecutors and defense attorneys met Thursday behind closed doors to decide what happens next in the case against Baltimore Police Officer William Porter — but did not set a new date for a retrial.

"We're in the same spot as last night, essentially," said Terri Charles, a court spokeswoman.

Charles said she didn't have "any more information."

Judge Barry G. Williams ruled a mistrial Wednesday afternoon in the first trial in the Freddie Gray case.

The lawyers were seen Thursday morning at Circuit Judge Barry Williams' chambers. A uniformed deputy was stationed outside. About half an hour after the lawyers started arriving, they were seen leaving the chambers. They declined to comment, citing the judge's gag order in the case.

Porter is one of six officers charged in Gray's death. Porter's trial lasted a little more than two weeks.

After two days of jury selection and approximately two weeks of testimony, jurors took three days to deliberate on charges of manslaughter, assault, reckless endangerment and misconduct in office.

Protests unfolded Wednesday night, leading to arrests, but no violence was reported.

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