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.
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.
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.
A federal judge on Thursday said he would pare down a lawsuit filed against Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby by officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, but he asked questions about how her dual role as investigator and prosecutor could expose her to liability.
Baltimore prosecutors appear prepared to forge ahead with the next trial of an officer charged in the death of Freddie Gray, on the heels of two acquittals delivered by the judge overseeing the case. The trial of Lt. Brian Rice is scheduled to begin Tuesday with preliminary motions, including requests by the defense to dismiss the charges. Rice has pleaded not guilty to manslaughter, second-degree assault and other charges.
Prosecutors only have the weekend to meet a key deadline in the trial of the next officer to go on trial in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, leaving little time to take stock after the acquittal of police van driver Caesar R. Goodson Jr.
Baltimore Police Officer Garrett Miller, who conducted and now faces criminal charges in the arrest of Freddie Gray, has withdrawn a request to block discussion about the knife he allegedly found clipped to Gray's pants.
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.
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.
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.
Prosecutors and defense attorneys in the Freddie Gray case will spar today in the highest court in Maryland, arguing whether Officer William Porter should be forced to testify against five fellow Baltimore police officers who, like him, are charged in Gray¿s arrest and death.
Two Baltimore police officers charged with assault in Freddie Gray's arrest have asked to be tried separately from two other officers charged with more serious crimes in his death. They've also asked for statements they made to investigators following the incident to be suppressed.