Daily Archives: May 17, 2016

Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Edward Nero | Day 4

Prosecution rests in Officer Edward Nero trial Nero is the second of six officers to go on trial in the Freddie Gray case. Officer William Porter went on trial late last year. Nero requested a bench trial instead of a … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Native American Week

US Army Pledges to Bear Full Cost of Returning Carlisle Remains Beneath fields in Flanders, Normandy, and Okinawa, young American men and women lie in somber honor beneath row on row of white crosses. There to rest until a certain … Continue reading

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