Daily Archives: December 14, 2015

Freddie Gray Case | State vs Officer William Porter | Verdict Watch

Closing arguments are expected today in the trial of a Baltimore police officer charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, and officials are taking no chances. The Baltimore Police Department has taken extra precautions in order to be … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray Case | State vs Officer William Porter | Day 11

BALTIMORE — Closing arguments in the trial of William G. Porter are set to begin Monday morning, before the fate of the first Baltimore police officer to be tried in connection with Freddie Gray’s death is left in the hands … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Holiday Music

The Christmas Song (commonly subtitled “Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire” or, as it was originally subtitled, “Merry Christmas to You”) is a classic Christmas song written in 1944 by Bob Wells and Mel Tormé. According to Tormé, the song … Continue reading

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