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Prosecutors charge cop who killed Philando Castile — then still give him special treatment

For 20 minutes, Ramsey County, Minn., District Attorney John Choi eloquently, compassionately and thoroughly explained why his office chose to charge St. Anthony Police Officer Jeronimo Yanez in the shooting death of Philando Castile. For the first time we learned … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio to face criminal contempt charge

What took so long? Joe Arpaio should have BEEN in jail. He’s been racial profiling and violating the Constitutional rights of Latinos forever and a day. Throw his ass in JAIL! WASHINGTON The U.S. Justice Department is poised to charge … Continue reading

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#FreddieGray Case | Officer Caesar R Goodson Hearing

BALTIMORE (AP/WJZ) — A Baltimore judge will likely decide whether an officer charged in Freddie Gray’s death can be forced to testify at another officer’s trial. The judge is holding a motions hearing Wednesday ahead of the trial for Caesar … 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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Freddie Gray Case | State vs Officer William Porter | Day 10

Baltimore (CNN)—Officer William Porter acted reasonably in not seat belting Freddie Gray in a police wagon and in waiting to call for medical assistance until he could see that Gray was injured, a former Baltimore Police Department commander testified Thursday. … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray Case | State vs Officer William Porter | Day 9

A defiant William G. Porter took the witness stand Wednesday afternoon, squaring off with a prosecutor intent on proving that he allowed Freddie Gray to die. Chief Deputy State’s Attorney Michael Schatzow zeroed in on differences between Porter’s testimony in … Continue reading

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Freddie Gray Case | State vs Officer William Porter | Day 6

The mood in the courtroom Thursday during the testimony of Freddie Gray‘s best friend, Brandon Ross, 31, was heavy. The room was silent and still after those present heard the screams and pleading from Ross and bystanders on the cellphone-video … Continue reading

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