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  • Freddie Gray’s Family to Receive $6.4 Million from City of Baltimore

    Freddie Gray’s Family to Receive $6.4 Million from City of Baltimore

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    Freddie Gray’s Family to Receive $6.4 Million from City of Baltimore

    The city of Baltimore has reached a $6.4 million settlement in a lawsuit filed by the family of Freddie Gray, the 25-year-old man black man who died in April after suffering a neck injury while in police custody.

    The settlement is expected to be approved Wednesday at a meeting of the city’s Board of Estimates, which oversees city spending, the mayor’s office said.

    Last week a judge ruled that the six police officers charged in connection with Gray’s death can be tried separately.


  • Senators Support Mayor Asking for Federal Investigation in Baltimore

    Senators Support Mayor Asking for Federal Investigation in Baltimore

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    Senators Support Mayor Asking for Federal Investigation in Baltimore

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Mikulski said Thursday that she and other members of Maryland’s congressional delegation support Baltimore’s mayor in asking for a broad federal investigation of whether city police engage in discriminatory patterns or practices — a request sparked by the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody last month.

    The Democratic senator told U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch during a Senate subcommittee hearing that Lynch would get a letter later Thursday from the Maryland delegation supporting Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake’s request, made Wednesday.



  • Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Charges Six Cops in Freddie Gray’s Death

    Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Charges Six Cops in Freddie Gray’s Death

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    Baltimore Prosecutor Marilyn Mosby Charges Six Cops in Freddie Gray’s Death

    We have Baltimore’s top prosecutor Marilyn Mosby announcing today the criminal charges against all six officers involved in the case of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal spinal injury in police custody.

    It was the stiffest charge of second-degree “depraved heart” murder was filed against driver of the police van. The five other were charged with crimes including manslaughter, assault, false imprisonment and misconduct in office.

    “Mr. Gray’s death was a homicide,” State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby declared in a press conference on the courthouse steps.