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.
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 are expected to test a novel legal theory this week in the trial of a police officer charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray— that the officer didn't have the authority to detain him and therefore committed an assault by putting him in handcuffs.
Prince, the popular and virtuosic musician who died Thursday at age 57, was known for maintaining his Minneapolis roots. He also made an impression on Baltimore at a critical moment — as the city dealt with the death of Freddie Gray and the unrest that followed. He came at a time when other celebrities of his caliber did not.
The Maryland General Assembly and Gov. Larry Hogan pass criminal justice reforms. The Baltimore Blast won an overtime victory against the Soles de Sonora. Councilman Nick Mosby bows out of the mayoral race.
A half-century before the death of Freddie Gray, Baltimoreans were rattled by the death of another young black man at the hands of police. Vernon Leopold was sitting on his mother's porch when a police officer questioned him. Police said Leopold pulled a knife and stabbed the officer, who pulled a gun and shot him to death. Witnesses said the officer had been drinking and provoked an altercation.
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said Thursday that she will not be re-opening the investigation into the death of Tyrone West in an altercation with police in 2013, saying there is no evidence to contradict the previous administration's findings.
Baltimore City Councilman Nick J. Mosby dropped out of the mayor's race Wednesday and threw his support behind state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh, a move political observers say could be enough to push her to victory in two weeks.
State Sen. Catherine E. Pugh has opened up a clear lead over former Mayor Sheila Dixon as the mayor's race enters its final month, according to a new poll for the Baltimore Sun and the University of Baltimore.
A media request for broader court transparency and increased access to legal documents in the trials of the six Baltimore police officers charged in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray will be considered in a downtown courtroom on May 10, according to Circuit Judge Barry G. Williams.
Baltimore's police union president sharply criticized prosecutors for asking that officers involved in Thursday's fatal shooting of a father and son be read their Miranda rights, and accused them of lying when they said it was a common practice.
Nick J. Mosby recites the details of his life story countless times along the campaign trail: the son of harried single mother, a middle school student adrift in a struggling system and family man who took a chance on a forsaken Baltimore neighborhood.
The top Democrats running for mayor in Baltimore sparred Tuesday over who bears responsibility for the failed policies of the past, putting the front-runners, former Mayor Sheila Dixon and state Sen. Catherine E. Pugh, on the defensive.
With less than seven weeks to the primary election in the Baltimore mayor's race, leading Democratic candidates say they're planning a large increase in campaign spending — especially on television ads.
Maryland's highest court has agreed to hear arguments in the trials of five of the six Baltimore police officers charged in the Freddie Gray case, preventing lower court proceedings from moving forward.
Among the witnesses expected to be called in the defense of Officer Edward M. Nero in his upcoming trial in the Freddie Gray case are the professor hand-picked by the prosecutor's office last year to train Baltimore officers on the laws surrounding suspect stops, as well as the former head of the prosecutor's criminal strategy division who requested police step up drug enforcement on the corner where Gray was initially chased by police.
Prosecutors from Carroll County will review the Wednesday shooting of a man by Baltimore Police — and determine whether any charges are warranted — because of a conflict of interest in the Baltimore State's Attorney's office, officials said Friday.
A lawyer for Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby is asking a federal judge to dismiss a lawsuit against her alleging a prosecutor's firing was politically motivated. The dismissal request argues prosecutors can indeed be fired for political reasons.
When the driver of the police van in which prosecutors say Freddie Gray suffered his fatal injuries goes to trial this week, he faces the most serious charges of any of the six officers indicted in the case.
Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby said that amid a historic rise in gun violence she wants to continue trying to address systemic issues that drive crime while cracking down on violent offenders.
Nearly eight months after a mostly young crowd of students clashed with Baltimore police near the Mondawmin metro station — setting off tensions that quickly escalated into rioting, looting and arson — city prosecutors are still conducting investigations into individuals captured on surveillance footage from the scene.