Freddie Gray: Another Officer Selects Bench Trial

Freddie Gray: Another Officer Selects Bench Trial

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The Baltimore police officer facing the most serious charge stemming from the death of a 25-year-old Black man whose neck was broken in the back of… Read More

Trial for Freddie Gray Van Driver to Start Soon

Trial for Freddie Gray Van Driver to Start Soon

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Circuit Judge Barry Williams will hold a motions hearing Monday in the trial for Officer Caesar Goodson, who faces second-degree murder, manslaughter… Read More

Black Lives Matter Activist Convicted on Controversial Charge

Black Lives Matter Activist Convicted on Controversial Charge

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A California Black Lives Matter activist was convicted Thursday of interfering with police officers as they attempted to take a suspect into custody… Read More

Chicago Officials to Release Evidence of Shootings, Police Misconduct

Chicago Officials to Release Evidence of Shootings, Police Misconduct

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Chicago officials have announced plans to release a significant amount of evidence from roughly 100 open investigations into police shootings and… Read More

Woman Watches Fiancé Die, Charged With Warning Shot

Woman Watches Fiancé Die, Charged With Warning Shot

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A 26-year-old Illinois woman who fired warning shots at the gunman who killed her fiance is facing felony firearm charges. Ashley Harrison of Aurora… Read More

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Deeply Rooted: The Complex Equation of What Makes You Black

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On Memorial Day, the groundbreaking miniseries, Roots, returns to television screens in grand fashion across the A+E Networks. But those… Read More

Investigators Looking Into DePaul University Noose Incident

Investigators Looking Into DePaul University Noose Incident

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Officials at Chicago’s DePaul University are investigating reports of a noose being found on its North Side campus Thursday afternoon. A statement… Read More

Cops in Freddie Gray Case Sue Baltimore Prosecutor

Cops in Freddie Gray Case Sue Baltimore Prosecutor

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Two Baltimore police officers facing criminal charges in the death of a young black man whose neck was broken in the back of a police van have sued… Read More

'Fight for 15' Protesters Take Rally to McDonald's Headquarters

'Fight for 15' Protesters Take Rally to McDonald's Headquarters

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More than 100 protesters camped out overnight outside of McDonald's headquarters to get an early start on their fight for higher wages. Thousands… Read More

South Carolina Gov. Signs Abortion Ban

South Carolina Gov. Signs Abortion Ban

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Republican Gov. Nikki Haley signed legislation Wednesday that immediately outlaws most abortions in South Carolina at 20 weeks beyond fertilization. The… Read More

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