A decision by the Justice Department means six officers won't face charges in the 2015 death of the 25-year-old man, which prompted days of unrest and rioting.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders deputies to re-examine federal agreements with troubled local law enforcement agencies.
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During a violent protest in Baltimore after Freddie Gray's death, Devin Allen took an instantly iconic photo that made him the poster child for how social media is changing photojournalism as a career and an art form. Over a year later, he’s still hopeful that photography can help heal his city’s wounds — and his own.
"We, the documentary community, call upon the Department of Justice to investigate a troubling pattern of abuse of power: the pervasive harassment of citizens who use cameras and social media to document and distribute footage of law enforcement."
The new Justice Department program will require law enforcement to submit reports that include figures and details about any deaths that occur during arrests.
Extended video footage provides an unprecedented window on the activities of the FBI’s surveillance aircraft — and raises concerns about the monitoring of protests protected by the First Amendment.
Three officers were scheduled to stand trial over the death of Baltimore man Freddie Gray.
Lt. Brian Rice was the highest ranking officer facing charges over Gray's death in police custody.
Baltimore Police Lt. Brian Rice will be the third consecutive police officer charged in Freddie Gray's death to have their case heard by a judge instead of a jury.
Days after a Baltimore cop was cleared in the death of Freddie Gray, the police union celebrated with a Leonardo DiCaprio meme toasting his lawyers.
Officer Caesar Goodson was acquitted by a Baltimore Circuit Court on Thursday. He faced the most serious charges — second degree "depraved heart" murder — of the six officers charged in the case.
Officer Caesar Goodson is charged with second-degree murder and faces up to 30 years in prison for the death of Freddie Gray.
Officer Edward Nero has been cleared of assault, reckless endangerment, and official misconduct charges, a Baltimore Circuit Court ruled Monday
Prosecutors argued that Off. Edward Nero had a duty to seat belt Freddie Gray in the back of the police van, while the defense argued that it was the van driver's responsibility. Gray died in police custody.
The boy, who is expected to survive, was identified by his mother as Dedric Colvin, an eighth grader. The shooting took place one year after unrest broke out after the funeral of Freddie Gray.
Officer William Porter will now be compelled to take the stand against five other Baltimore police officers.
The trials of the Baltimore police officers connected to Freddie Gray's death will have to wait until the Court of Appeals decides whether one of the defendants can be compelled to testify against the others.
Baltimore has one of the most diverse police forces in the country. So why are community relations still so bad?
Officer Caesar Goodson's trial cannot continue until the Maryland Court of Special Appeals rules on whether another officer — also charged in connection with Freddie Gray's death — can be compelled to testify against him.
Officer Caesar Goodson faces upwards of 30 years in prison for alleged his role in the death of an unarmed man last year.
The stay, however, is only temporary, and the court could eventually decide to force th officer to testify.
"Every time an officer is not charged or convicted, it hurts us deeply as black people because it sends a message about the worth of our lives and our humanity."
After three days of deliberations, the Baltimore jury was unable to reach a verdict in the first trial of a police officer associated with the death of Freddie Gray. U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings said he has been informed prosecutors will attempt a retrial.
The judge sent the panel back to deliberate.
In closing arguments on Monday, prosecutors called Baltimore police Officer William Porter “callous” and “indifferent” to Gray’s suffering. Porter is the first of six officers charged in Gray's death.
One of the last witnesses was a Baltimore police captain who said the officer "went beyond what many officers would have done" when he checked on Gray.
Taking the stand in his own defense, Officer William Porter testified that he sought to assist Gray but was uncertain that his injuries were real.
Defense attorneys will take their turn Wednesday in the first of six trials for Baltimore police officers charged in death of 25-year-old black man.
Officer William Porter, the first of six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a young black man in Baltimore who died in police custody, claims he sought help for Gray.
One of six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray offered his version of events in a video interview shown in his trial Friday.
The first of six trials for Baltimore police officers implicated in the death of Freddie Gray turns to a series of cell phone videos where Gray can be heard screaming.
Opening arguments have begun in the trial of William Porter, one of six Baltimore police officers facing charges associated with the death of a young black man in police custody in April.
Officer William Porter goes on trial Monday on charges related to the death of Freddie Gray, a young black man who died while in police custody. The trial is the first of six associated with Gray's death.
An officer said Gray asked for help and indicated he needed medical attention during his arrest on April 12, The Baltimore Sun reported.
Her term saw the death of Freddie Gray in police custody and the subsequent riots.
Many in Baltimore worried that moving the trials could trigger unrest like the one seen in April.
The award was announced just two days before a criminal hearing that many fear could reignite unrest similar to what the city saw in April.
City officials, overseeing spending, approved the settlement in the wrongful death lawsuit filed by the family of Freddie Gray, who died of a spinal injury in police custody.
A Baltimore court also ruled State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby does not have to recuse herself from the case.
Protesters gathered outside the Baltimore Circuit Court as the pretrial hearing for the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray began Wednesday. BuzzFeed News reporter Darren Sands is in Baltimore.
As a contentious hearing approaches, a tense city hopes for the best — and gets ready for the worst.
BPD leadership called for all hands on deck in case of unrest on the days the six officers charged for Freddie Gray's death will appear in court.
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Freddie Gray’s death while in police custody inspired riots in Baltimore because it was all too familiar to all too many people. His short life was punctuated by a series of difficult and confounding encounters with the criminal justice system that were even more common than his death.
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Baltimore's Interim Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said adding federal agents was an unusual, but potentially effective, strategy in combating the city's rising homicide rate.
Jan Bledsoe is trying to convict the police officers accused of killing Freddie Gray. But she once defended Gray — and he was unsatisfied with her representation.
Anthony Batts had come into the embattled department as a “reform commissioner,” but many rank-and-file officers bristled at the changes he made.
"I used to go to other officer's posts, to black neighborhoods, just to make arrests so I could meet my stats," Michael Wood told BuzzFeed News.