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Report: Jurors Were 1 Vote Shy From Acquitting William Porter

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The jury in the trial of Baltimore Police Officer William Porter was one vote shy of acquitting him of involuntary manslaughter in the death of 25-year-old… Read More

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A growing group of city leaders plans to boycott Chicago’s Rev. Martin Luther King peace breakfast, reports say, due to controversy over concerns… Read More

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The delay in the trials of the six officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray leaves the fate of the accused uncertain and Baltimore's demand… Read More

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Baltimore officials have approved spending $200,000 for equipment meant to improve the safety of police department vans for the city. The… Read More

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John Lewis Speaks at Morehouse January 21 Congressman John Lewis, one of the original “Big Six”… Read More

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