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Three officers in Baltimore walked in the Gray case. Whether there will be any charges against the Baton Rouge officers involved in the Sterling and Castile slayings is problematic at best. This tells much as to why cops repeatedly walk free in dubious deadly force cases.
The number of uniformed officers in the mid-Atlantic city fell 6.1 percent last year and has shrunk by even more in the first half of this year.
While Baltimore waits for officers to stand trial in the Gray case, Allen Bullock is behind bars for damaging two police cars.
In the months following the unrest, homicides and shootings increased while arrests plummeted. The year ended with 344 homicides, the highest per capita rate in the city's history. The majority of the victims were young black men. Has anything changed ?
The hung jury in December of William Porter's trial raises critical issues for the prosecution in trying the van driver, Caesar Goodson, for the death of Freddie Gray.
Caesar Goodson is the second of six officers scheduled for trial.
Holtzclaw Defense Uses Verbal Tics, Troubled Past, Lack of Education to Deflect and Implicate Witnesses in Okla. Sexual Assault Case
Somebody should be in the courtroom watching out for the interests of the 13 black women who have accused former Oklahoma City policeman Daniel Holtzclaw of rape and sexual assault. Even the prosecution can't get it right.
William Porter faces manslaughter, assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment charges.
A verdict is likely to set the tone for the city.
It's "not in the interest of justice" to try them together, a judge ruled.
With both sides potentially being in position to make an issue out of the prior representation, the logical solution is for Bledsoe to recuse herself. It's just not worth it for her to stay on, and it's not necessary.
Six Baltimore police officers have been indicted as a result of Gray's death and face charges that range from second-degree
Buddhists and meditation enthusiasts will gather near Washington, DC this week for Buddhafest, an annual event that includes a film festival, dharma talks, meditation sessions and music.
On the morning of April 12, Michelle Gross woke up to screaming. Gross, known as "mom," in West Baltimore's Gilmor Homes
To paraphrase the Stark words from Game of Thrones, summer is coming. Ferguson and Baltimore are likely to be the beginning of a series of (looking for a neutral term here) conflicts. Thus, it behooves us to try to think about the recent events in Baltimore in clearheaded, non-partisan ways.