Baltimore state's attorney: Three years ago today, my office brought criminal charges against six police officers in the untimely and unfortunate death of Freddie Gray Jr. I'm often asked to recount the moments that led up to my decision. I knew that nothing would be the same after my announcement.
Watching his city in flames during the riots of April 27, 2015, was “heartbreaking,” for community organizer Ray Kelly, who says he tried to calm folks down as he stood between demonstrators and police, cobblestones flying overhead.
It has now been three years since Freddie Gray was pulled from the back of a Baltimore police van with fatal spinal cord injuries, and the process to ensure a similar incident never happens again is still very much underway, and Gray's legacy is still being written.
Last year, a federal judge approved a consent decree between the city of Baltimore and the U.S. Department of Justice, mandating sweeping police reforms. Here’s a what you need to know about the consent decree.
Chief Rodney Hill, the Baltimore Police commander who oversees the department’s “Office of Professional Responsibility” — which includes internal affairs — is retiring, the department announced Friday.
The fallout for Baltimore police from the arrest and death of Freddie Gray is never going to go away. That was the thought I had while watching Anna Deavere Smith’s “Notes from the Field,” which premieres on HBO Feb. 24.
Richard “Rick” Shipley, the stepfather of Freddie Gray, has died, according to the family’s attorney. He was 60. Shipley was a voice for calm in Baltimore in April and May of 2015 when Gray’s death from injuries suffered in police custody sparked widespread protests and the city erupted in rioting.
A department-wide personnel order that said a Baltimore police officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray was being reassigned to the internal affairs unit is “not accurate,” acting Commissioner Darryl De Sousa said Friday.
Baltimore Sun video shows Baltimore Police Detective Daniel Hersl standing with a group of officers at Howard and Pratt streets where people had gathered to protest the death of Freddie Gray on April 25, 2015, two days before Gray's funeral and riots broke out in the city.
When it comes to the surge in Baltimore homicides that started in 2015 and continues to this day, everyone has a theory about the cause or causes. That includes Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein.
Text messages from several of the officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray reveal something about their mindset in the days after Gray's death, amid the rioting and as prosecutors zeroed in on them.
A high-ranking commander in the Baltimore Police Department who oversees homicide and other criminal investigations and helped lead the department’s 2015 probe into the death of Freddie Gray has taken a leave of absence to run for Baltimore Sheriff.
By Monday, Sgt. Alicia White was fully reinstated in the Baltimore Police Department, becoming the sixth and final officer who returned to work after being absolved of Freddie Gray’s death more than two years ago.
Analysts say hundreds of Facebook ads targeted at users in Maryland in the months following the city’s riots in 2015 might have been a dry run for the broader, national Russian social media campaign that followed.
The third and final trial board in the Freddie Gray case is scheduled to begin Dec. 5, when the panel of law enforcement officers hears administrative charges against Baltimore Police Sgt. Alicia White
The administrative trial of Lt. Brian Rice on 10 charges he violated department policies during the arrest of Freddie Gray appeared to be blown off course Tuesday, as the Montgomery County internal affairs chief upon whose findings the charges were based struggled under cross- examination.
The Baltimore police lieutenant who ordered and oversaw the West Baltimore arrest of 25-year-old Freddie Gray in April 2015 is scheduled to begin standing trial Monday on charges he violated internal police policies in the process.