Anton Black's death in September has roiled the small town of Greensboro in Caroline County as family, friends and civil rights groups have demanded answers for how the young man, chased and restrained by police, died in their custody.
The family of Anton Black came to Annapolis on Tuesday to raise concern that legislation bearing the 19-year-old’s name has not received a vote in Maryland’s General Assembly — while another police transparency bill they view as much weaker is advancing.
LaToya Holley and fellow members of Anton Black’s family came to the State House in Annapolis on Tuesday to press for passage of the proposed law, which would require Maryland State Police to develop a uniform citizen complaint process
The Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services has opened an investigation into hiring of Greensboro officer involved in Anton Black's death.
Mike Petyo, the police chief of Greensboro, a small Eastern Shore town that was recently roiled by the in-custody death of African-American teenager Anton Black, is stepping down. He says the resignation is unrelated.
Police in Greensboro, Md., appear to have failed to even try to de-escalate an encounter with Anton Black, a 19-year-old man who ultimately died in their custody in September after being Tasered and restrained. His death was tragic — and entirely preventable.
Reaction to the police body camera video of the police's fatal encounter with 19-year-old Anton Black in Greensboro, Md., ranges from activists who say it shows police brutality and others who say police used proper procedures
Greensboro Police Chief Mike Petyo provided a link Thursday night to The Baltimore Sun of police body-camera footage from the fatal encounter between police and 19-year-old Anton Black on Sept. 15.
Following an autopsy that showed a struggle with police contributed to 19-year-old Anton Black's death from sudden cardiac arrest, the family of the Eastern Shore man is calling for a grand jury investigation, which authorities rejected. The family now wants a federal civil rights review.
Anton Black, the African-American teenager who died in police custody on the Eastern Shore, suffered “sudden cardiac death” and it is likely that his struggle with law enforcement contributed, according to the autopsy report prepared by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.
Attorneys for the family of the teenager who died in police custody last September on Maryland's Eastern Shore have released a statement and copy of the autopsy report.
Gov. Larry Hogan says he's pushing for answers for the family of a black teenager who died in police custody on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. Anton Black, 19, of Greensboro, died in an encounter with local police in September. The governor says he's "frustrated" by the lack of information so far.
Anton Black, a 19-year-old African-American who was a former high school track and football star, budding actor and fashion model, died during an encounter with three white officers last year in Greensboro, Maryland. His family wants to know why a medical examiner’s report has yet to be filed.