Freddie Gray - updates

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Baltimore officer cleared over Freddie Gray custody death

May 24, 2016 - 12:15 AM

UPDATED A Baltimore judge finds Officer Edward Nero not guilty of second degree assault of reckless endangerment or of misconduct in office

epa05325392 Baltimore police officer Edward Nero (C), along with his attorney Marc Zayon (R), leaves the courthouse after being acquitted of all charges in the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, MD, USA, 23 May 2016. Others are not identified. Freddie Gray died on 19 April 2015 when he sustained a spinal injury in the back of a Baltimore police van. EPA/JIM LO SCALZO

Judge declares mistrial in Freddie Gray police case

Dec 17, 2015 - 10:53 AM

It is now up to prosecutors whether police officer William Porter should be retried with another jury at a later date

DEMAND FOR JUSTICE. Protesters rally at the site of last April's riots after the jury deadlocked in the trial of Baltimore Police Officer William G. Porter in West Baltimore, Maryland, USA, December 16, 2015. Shawn Thew/EPA

US Justice Department to investigate Baltimore police

May 08, 2015 - 11:12 AM

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake asks for an investigation that would look into whether the city s police department has engaged in a pattern or practice of stops searches or arrests that violated residents legal rights

ARRESTS. Police arrest people during curfew time when protesters were pepper sprayed in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 02 May 2015. Photo by John Taggart/EPA

Baltimore lifts curfew, National Guard begins pullout

May 04, 2015 - 1:03 AM

Across the city people cheer the return to relative calm with impromptu celebrations a far cry from the riots on April 27

Baltimore curfew extended

May 03, 2015 - 8:49 AM

Many businesses such as bars and restaurants are complaining that the regulation has been disastrous financially

CURFEW. Members of the National Guard are seen at Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 30 April 2015. John Taggart/EPA

Baltimore protesters defy curfew after police officers charged

May 02, 2015 - 12:49 PM

The curfew has been imposed following mass protests and riots over the death of Freddie Gray the latest African American to lose his life at the hands of police

PROTESTS. Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings (2R) and Maryland state Sen. Majority Leader Catherine Pugh march with other protesters after Baltimore authorities released a report on the death of Freddie Gray while police in riot gear stand guard on May 1, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Patrick Smith/Getty Images/AFP

Six police officers charged with Baltimore death

May 02, 2015 - 1:24 AM

Gray who has a record of non violent drug offenses died April 19 from spinal injuries sustained when he was arrested

CHARGES FILED. Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby announces that criminal charges will be filed against Baltimore police officers in the death of Freddie Gray. Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images/AFP

Baltimore mostly calm on third night of curfew

May 01, 2015 - 12:41 PM

Baltimore takes center stage in the latest bout of protests in the United States over alleged police brutality and racism against blacks mainly young men

CURFEW. Members of the National Guard are seen at Pennsylvania Avenue in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 30 April 2015. John Taggart/EPA

Thousands protest in US over police 'injustices'

Apr 30, 2015 - 9:51 AM

Freddie Gray s death is the latest instance in the United States of a black man succumbing at the hands of police

Protestors participate in a demonstration held to support the protests in Baltimore against police brutality following the death of Freddie Gray, in New York, New York, USA, April 29, 2015. Andrew Gombert/EPA

Baltimore braced for new night of protest as Obama warns police

Apr 29, 2015 - 10:03 AM

Obama condemns the rioting but also says that a series of recent incidents – beginning last year with the police shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson Missouri – is worrying

TENSIONS. Demonstrators fill the intersection of North and Pennsylvania Avenue in the wake of protests for the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, April 28, 2015. Noah Scialom/EPA

Baltimore deploys Guard troops as riots erupt

Apr 28, 2015 - 8:16 AM

UPDATED Maryland Governor Larry Hogan declares a state of emergency in the port city of 620 000 and activates the National Guard as rioters prowl

UNREST. Youths stand on a demolished police car as police respond to people protesting the death of Freddie Gray, in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, April 27, 2015. Michael Reynolds/EPA

Violence erupts at Baltimore police death protest

Apr 26, 2015 - 9:50 AM

Tensions have been simmering in the blue collar Mid Atlantic port city of 620 000 as investigators try to establish the circumstances that led to Freddie Gray s death

PROTEST. Demonstrators raise their fists during a protest for the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, April 25, 2015. Noah Scialom/EPA