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Hung jury in Baltimore police brutality case

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 12/16/15, 03:48 pm

The judge declared a hung jury this afternoon in Baltimore police officer William Porter’s trial in the death of Freddie Gray. After hearing evidence in the case for two weeks, the jury began deliberations Monday afternoon and continued all day yesterday and into today. But they could not reach a unanimous verdict on any of the four charges of involuntary manslaughter, second-degree assault, reckless endangerment, or misconduct in office.

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Police lives matter

by Anthony Bradley
Posted 10/30/15, 02:18 pm

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The ones who stay

Cities | After the riots: West Baltimore residents who have labored over the neighborhood for decades wonder ... ‘How long?’
by Emily Belz
Posted 5/15/15, 01:00 am

BALTIMORE—The day before Baltimore melted into riots over the death of Freddie Gray in police custody, New Song Community Church pastor Louis Wilson delivered a sermon to his congregation. For almost 30 years New Song has been in Sandtown, the rough neighborhood in West Baltimore that was at the center of the city’s mayhem. Gray lived in the housing project across the street from the church and was arrested two blocks from the church.

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