Two officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray are suing Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby, court records show. Sgt. Alicia White and Officer William Porter, who both face pending charges of involuntary manslaughter in the 25-year-old's death last April, filed the lawsuit against Mosby, Baltimore sheriff's office Maj. Sam Cogen, and the state of Maryland in Baltimore Circuit Court on May 2, records show.
New software being rolled out by the Baltimore Police Department this summer will streamline its dissemination of policies and training and track receipt of such information by rank-and-file officers, the department said Tuesday.
A 64-year-old Baltimore man under surveillance for suspected illegal firearms dealing was allegedly recorded on Monday telling an undercover federal informant that he planned to "shoot some cops" after the acquittal of Officer Edward Nero in the Freddie Gray case, according to an affidavit filed in federal court by a special agent with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.
The acquittal of Officer Edward Nero was a blow to prosecutors, but legal analysts said the judgment Monday does not sink the cases against the five other officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.
Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams acquitted Officer Edward Nero on Monday of all four charges against him in connection with the arrest of Freddie Gray. Below are his full comments from the bench, as transcribed by The Baltimore Sun.
Judge Barry G. Williams is scheduled to issue a ruling Monday in the case of Officer Edward Nero, one of six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. Nero, 30, is charged with second-degree assault, reckless endangerment and two counts of misconduct in office,
The Baltimore sheriff's office has again received a months-long permit to control public sidewalks around the downtown courthouse where the trials of six police officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray are scheduled.
What if every public school in Baltimore city had a curriculum that included mandatory teachings of mindfulness? By mindfulness, I mean supplying every child with the tools needed to make kinder, more compassionate and more peaceful responses instead of the knee-jerk reaction of aggression and violence.
A fellow Baltimore police officer has taken the stand as prosecutors continue to argue their case against Officer Edward Nero, one of six officers charged in the arrest of Freddie Gray, in his trial Monday in a downtown courtroom.
In one of the most wired cities in America, closed-circuit television cameras captured Freddie Gray's arrest and the police transport's van drive from Gilmor Homes to the Western District station. But there are gaps in the footage that's been released publicly.
Prosecutors spent much of the second day of Officer Edward Nero's trial trying to prove that he was directly involved in Freddie Gray's detention and arrest — at times using Nero's own statement to police investigators in the effort to prove it.
With the trial of Officer Edward Nero set to start Thursday, the Baltimore State's Attorney's Office has selected two attorneys who will be part of a so-called "clean team" to ensure that testimony given by police officers who are also charged in the Freddie Gray case does not find its way into their own trials.