Tag Archives: baltimore city state’s attorney’s office

Court of Appeals approves rule to let state vacate unjust convictions


ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s highest court adopted a rule Tuesday to establish a process to allow prosecutors to move to vacate convictions they feel they can no longer stand behind. The Court of Appeals, with only six members present due to ...

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Prosecutors vacate 1992 conviction through Innocence Project partnership


A man who spent 27 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was released Tuesday after a Baltimore City Circuit Court judge vacated his conviction at the request of prosecutors. Clarence Shipley was convicted in 1992 of ...

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New term gives Mosby chance to silence critics, roll out progressive policies

Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby. (File photo)

Marilyn Mosby gained international prominence just months after becoming Baltimore state’s attorney when she stood before the War Memorial and announced she was charging six police officers for their alleged role in the death of Freddie Gray.

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Judge to hear final arguments on Bates’ residency Friday

Ivan J. Bates (File photo)

A Baltimore judge is expected to rule Friday on a challenge to state’s attorney candidate Ivan Bates’ residency after hearing testimony Thursday afternoon. Baltimore resident Kristien Miller is arguing that Bates moved to Howard County in 2012 where he owned ...

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Baltimore grand jury indicts officer involved in controversial body camera incident

This still from body camera footage captured by Officer Richard Pinheiro in January shows him holding a bag with drugs he found inside a can in a vacant Baltimore lot - a can Pinheiro himself apparently planted based on body camera footage seconds earlier.

A Baltimore city grand jury has indicted a police officer on charges of tampering with or fabricating evidence and misconduct in office based on body worn camera footage that surfaced last year appearing to show him placing drugs on the ground then ...

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Baltimore judge grants third murder trial for man accused of ’15 killing


A man convicted in October for the 2015 killing of a Pimlico Race Course security guard will be tried a third time after a judge granted a motion for a new trial Monday. Keith Davis Jr., 26, was convicted of second-degree ...

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