Baltimore Freddie Gray
A federal judge has upheld a lawsuit alleging claims of malicious prosecution, defamation and invasion of privacy against Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby brought by five of the six officers who were acquitted and relieved of charges in the death of Freddie Gray in 2015.
Lawsuits filed by Baltimore police officers against Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn Mosby must be dismissed, according to the law. The United States Supreme Court ruled that prosecutors acting within the scope of their duties in pursuing criminal prosecution are immune from civil suits. The role of a prosecutor in a criminal case is to seek justice and […]
Goodson's fellow officers involved say that he is to blame for not ensuring Freddie Gray's safety in the back of the police van.
On April 12, 2015, Gray, 25, was arrested and died a week later from complications relating to a spinal cord injury after riding in the back of a police van.
The highest court in the state of Maryland ordered Thursday that the trials for officers involved in the Freddie Gray case be delayed after agreeing to hear appeals from five of the six officers in the matter, reports The Baltimore Sun . In a case already comprised of several moving parts, the order from the court […]
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 29, 2015 5:00 PM ET According to the Associated Press, Judge Barry Williams announced Tuesday that Officer William Porter will be the first officer charged in the unlawful arrest and death of Freddie Gray to go on trial. Porter was accused of “failing to provide of request medical care” for Gray during […]
In what must be filed under “you can’t be serious,” the Baltimore police is investigating a sign found inside the rear door of a police van with the words, “Enjoy your ride, cuz we sure will!,” reports NBC News. In case you missed it, this sign is particularly galling because of the case of Freddie […]
After a vociferous public outcry over the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal spinal cord injury in police custody this spring, Baltimore officials announced plans Wednesday to equip transport vans with video recording cameras, according to Reuters. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said the change comes in the wake of protests after the death […]
President Barack Obama encouraged the nation to work harder to heal rifts between police and citizens during a Friday ceremony at the U.S. Capitol in honor of fallen police officers. The president delivered the remarks in front of law enforcement officers and the families of fallen officers amid national tensions regarding police brutality in Black communities, including protests over […]
The man who was the crux of Baltimore police’s story saying that Freddie Gray sustained his own injuries in the back of a police van went on record yesterday saying that this is not the case, reports The Guardian. Donta Allen, 22, has been interviewed by both local and national media since Thursday, and confirmed that he was […]
If yesterday’s march in New York City is any indication, it appears there’s growing support nationwide for the Baltimore uprising ignited by the death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray, the unarmed Black man who died mysteriously in police custody nearly two weeks ago. The Baltimore crisis, which, depending on your perspective is either an “uprising” or a […]
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