The embattled Baltimore State's Attorney is seeking a third term.

Police spokesman T.J. Smith said the department found that criminal charges against the teenager "were not appropriate in this situation." The incident is under investigation by the department.

The retrial for Officer William Porter is set to begin June 13, a date that follows the trials of the other five officers involved in the incident that left the 25-year-old Baltimore man dead.

A request from State’s Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby to ban the release of evidence in the Freddie Gray case was rejected by a judge Monday, the Baltimore Sun reports. The request, brought forth by Mosby – who said she was concerned that defense attorneys would strategically release evidence that solely supported the officers – was denied […]

An early estimate of the damage done in Baltimore following the death of Freddie Gray — the 25-year-old man who died in police custody in April — has totaled up to $9 million, the Baltimore Sun reports. The estimate, handed down by the Small Business Administration Wednesday, isn’t official. Authorities anticipate that number will increase […]

Cross Post Now, Nation, Police Brutality

Last week, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced the deployment of thousands of Maryland National Guard troops to stand watch over Baltimore in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death and the protests it sparked. On Tuesday, the state of emergency placed on the city during the bout of unrest was lifted and the heavily armed guardsmen were ordered […]


UPDATE: 11:00 AM EST U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Friday announced a Department of Justice civil pattern and practice investigation into the Baltimore Police Department in the aftermath of the death of Freddie Gray, who sustained fatal injuries in police custody last month. Lynch, speaking at a late-morning news conference at the Department of […]

Crime, Cross Post Now, Nation, Police Brutality

A Baltimore police investigation does not support some of the charges announced by Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for the six officers involved in Freddie Gray’s death, CNN reports. According to the site, the most serious of charges — second-degree murder for officer Caesar Goodson — is not supported by the investigation, the site writes. […]

One of the six Baltimore police officers charged in the death and unlawful arrest of Freddie Gray is requesting to see the knife that was in the victim’s possession, suggesting that it may be an illegal switchblade. A switchblade would make the arrest of Gray legal, The Baltimore Sun notes. Last Friday, Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby […]

Crime, Cross Post Now, Nation, Police Brutality

If you didn’t know Marilyn Mosby’s name before Friday, you know it now. She is Baltimore’s tough talking and resolute Democratic state attorney, who in one fell swoop knocked down barriers and built bridges when she announced criminal charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, which sparked unrest around the nation. “The […]