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Trial starts for officer charged in Randallstown teen's death
Trial starts for officer charged in Randallstown teen's death

Opening statements are scheduled to begin Tuesday in the trial of a Baltimore County police officer accused in the death of a Randallstown teen last summer. A jury was selected Monday in the trial of James D. Laboard, who is accused of manslaughter in the death of Christopher Brown on June 13, 2012. The selection came after a brief motions hearing in which Laboard's lawyer said he may attempt to unseal Brown's juvenile court records. The teen died of asphyxiation. Police said the officer and Brown fought after the officer chased down the teen. Police said Brown, 17, had been with a group of other teens who had thrown rocks at the officer's door. Also at the motions hearing,...

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