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Hung jury leads to mistrial of Baltimore officer

BALTIMORE — A judge declared a mistrial Dec. 16 in the case of Baltimore police Officer William Porter after jurors said they were deadlocked. Porter was one of six officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, who died after sustaining a neck injury while in police custody. Prosecutors will decide whether to Read More…

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Officer accused in Freddie Gray case takes the stand

BALTIMORE — Police Officer William Porter, one of six officers charged in the April death of Freddie Gray, took the stand at his own trial Wednesday, and said there were no signs that Gray — eventually found to have broken his neck in a police van — needed immediate medical attention. “I didn’t call for Read More…

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Baltimore officers’ statements in Freddie Gray case ruled admissible

BALTIMORE — Statements given to investigators by two police officers charged in Freddie Gray’s death can be used in their trials, a Maryland circuit court judge ruled Tuesday at a pretrial hearing. Sgt. Alicia White and Officer William Porter are two of the six officers charged in Gray’s death. Authorities say Gray, 25, suffered a Read More…