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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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Baltimore officials to vote on settlement with Freddie Gray’s family

BALTIMORE — City leaders will vote this week on a proposed $6.4 million deal that would settle all civil claims from this year’s death of Freddie Gray, the city said Tuesday. The family of Gray, who suffered a fatal spinal injury while being transported in a Baltimore police van in April, reached the proposed deal Read More…