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Russians bought ads on facebook targeting black people in Baltimore and Ferguson

Ferguson and Baltimore had gained widespread attention for the large and violent protests over police shootings of black men. The decision to target the ad in those two cities offers the first look at how accounts linked to the Russian … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray case | Judge to issue verdict in Officer Caesar Goodson trial

A Baltimore judge is expected to issue a verdict in the second-degree murder trial of police Officer Caesar Goodson, Jr. on Thursday morning. Goodson, 46, was the driver of the transport van in which Freddie Gray sustained a fatal injury … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Caesar Goodson | Day 8

(Reuters) – Defense lawyers rested their case on Friday in the trial of a Baltimore police officer charged with murder in the death of black detainee Freddie Gray last year, a court spokeswoman said. Closing arguments in the high-profile trial … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Caesar Goodson | Day 7

Tensions between police and prosecutors erupted in a downtown courtroom Thursday, with a top prosecutor accusing a lead detective of trying to sabotage the state’s case against six Baltimore officers in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray. Chief Deputy … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Caesar Goodson | Day 6

After state prosecutors rested their case against Baltimore Police Officer Caesar Goodson J. in the death of Freddie Gray on Wednesday, proceedings were scheduled to continue Thursday morning with discussion of a defense request for acquittal. Defense attorneys for Goodson … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Caesar Goodson | Day 5

Trial is set to resume Wednesday for Caesar Goodson Jr., the officer facing the most serious charges in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal spine injury last year while riding in a police van Goodson was driving. … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Caesar Goodson | Day 4

The trial of Officer Caesar Goodson Jr., the van driver accused of second-degree murder in the death of Freddie Gray, was expected to resume Tuesday morning with continued testimony from a member of the police department’s Force Investigation Team that … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Caesar Goodson | Day 3

The third day of testimony in the murder trial of Baltimore police officer Caesar Goodson Jr. on Monday is expected to feature testimony of fellow officer William Porter. Porter could be seen waiting in the courthouse hallway ahead of Monday’s … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Caesar Goodson |Day 2

The second day of Officer Caesar Goodson Jr.’s trial in the death of Freddie Gray began Friday with the prosecution calling assistant medical examiner Dr. Carol Allan, who performed Gray’s autopsy. Allan testified that she stood by her determination that … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray case | State vs Officer Caesar Goodson

The Baltimore police officer who faces the most serious charges in the death of Freddie Gray is headed to trial this week. Officer Caesar R. Goodson Jr. drove the van in which the medical examiner ruled that the 25-year-old West … Continue reading

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