One of the officers kicked the door open and saw Korryn Gaines point a shotgun in their direction, demanding that they leave. Police retreated, calling for backup.
A new poll revealed more than half of Donald Trump’s supporters have a negative view of African-Americans.
Baltimore County public schools are exploring ways to reduce suspensions for students of color. Hundreds of educators attended a two-day conference to find solutions.
Judge Barry Williams declared Officer Goodson not guilty of second-degree depraved murder on Thursday.
Goodson faces the most serious charges in the Freddie Gray trial, including second-degree “depraved-heart” murder, manslaughter, assault, misconduct in office, and reckless endangerment charges. He opted for a bench trial in early June.
Officer Goodson -- who faces second-degree depraved heart murder as well as manslaughter, assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment charges -- was responsible for getting him to a hospital, Porter said.
Claiming defamation and false arrest, two more Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie have filed suit against State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby, reports The Baltimore Sun.
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.
In the verdict, which came after a six-day trial, the judge also said that prosecutors did not prove a reckless endangerment charge against Nero over a failure to put a seat belt on Gray, noting that he had no direct role in putting Gray in the transport van to the jail.
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 results of Baltimore, Maryland’s primary election could be turned upside down because of several voting irregularities. Election officials have ordered election results to be decertified after the state administrator found 80 provisional ballots had never been analyzed. What makes the election results even more peculiar is the number of ballots cast was higher than the number […]
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