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Baltimore defense attorney accused of obstruction, witness intimidation

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A Baltimore defense attorney has been arrested for allegedly offering to pay a victim to not testify in a rape case and threatening her with deportation if she did. Christos Vasiliades, a solo practitioner, was indicted Tuesday in Baltimore City ...

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Judge has questions for Nero prosecutors during closing arguments

Chief Deputy State's Attorney Michael Schatzow, left, and Deputy State's Attorney Janice Bledsoe, walk to Baltimore City Circuit Court last week for the trial of Officer Edward Nero, one of six Baltimore city police officers charged in connection to the death of Freddie Gray (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)

Closing arguments in the case against one of the officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray took on an appellate feel Thursday morning as attorneys debated legal theories not just with each other but with the judge. ...

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In Nero trial, anticipated testimony yields unclear results

Officer Garrett Miller, left, has been ordered to testify against two co-defendants charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray, including Officer Edward Nero, right. Miller's lawyers might appeal the ruling; Nero's trial is scheduled to begin May 10. (Baltimore Police Department via AP)

Following months of legal posturing and a precedent-setting decision by Maryland’s top court, one of the Baltimore police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray took the witness stand with limited immunity against a co-defendant. But Officer ...

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Nero trial opens with dueling theories on Freddie Gray’s arrest

Caesar R. Goodson Jr., Garrett E. Miller, Edward M. Nero, William G. Porter, Brian W. Rice, Alicia D. White

Prosecutors and lawyers for Officer Edward Nero were brief in their opening statements Thursday as they debated the reasonableness of Nero’s actions in the arrest of Freddie Gray and provided a clearer picture of their diverging theories of the case. ...

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Experts: Nero’s choice of bench trial a smart decision

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Officer Edward Nero’s decision to proceed before a judge on his misdemeanor charges stemming from his actions during the detention and arrest of Freddie Gray did not surprise legal experts, who say the nuanced issues posed by his case are ...

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In officer’s trial, Freddie Gray arrest details to play key role

Caesar R. Goodson Jr., Garrett E. Miller, Edward M. Nero, William G. Porter, Brian W. Rice, Alicia D. White

The arrest of Freddie Gray will be front and center this week as one of the arresting officers is scheduled to be tried on misdemeanor charges stemming from his actions at the scene. Officer Edward Nero is charged with second-degree ...

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Texas boy, 14, arrested for making clock mistaken for bomb

Irving MacArthur High School student Ahmed Mohamed, 14, poses for a photo at his home in Irving, Texas on Tuesday. Mohamed was arrested and interrogated by Irving Police officers on Monday after bringing a homemade clock to school. Police don't believe the device is dangerous, but say it could be mistaken for a fake explosive. He was suspended from school for three days, but he has not been charged. (Vernon Bryant/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

IRVING, Texas — Police detained a 14-year-old Muslim boy in north Texas after a high school teacher decided that a homemade clock he brought to class could be a bomb. Ahmed Mohamed, who enjoys tinkering with electronics, proudly took the ...

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Baltimore to pay $250K to man who shot video of Preakness arrest

The city’s Board of Estimates is set to approve a $250,000 settlement with an Owings Mills man who alleged police seized his cellphone and deleted video he took of his friend being arrested during the 2010 Preakness Stakes.

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