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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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Defense rests in first Baltimore police officer’s trial

BALTIMORE — After calling to the stand the mother of William Porter, the first of six Baltimore police officers to be tried for the death of Freddie Gray, Porter’s defense team rested its case Friday. The jury has been dismissed until Monday. Helena Porter, a nursing assistant, described her son as “a nice [and] honest 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…