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Baltimore grand jury indicts officer involved in controversial body camera incident

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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Baltimore prosecutors, Innocence Project receive federal grant to support partnership

The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office and the Mid-Atlantic Innocence Project received a grant to fund additional staff to support their efforts to identify and investigate wrongful convictions. The combined $219,366 in funds from the U.S. Department of Justice will ...

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Man exonerated for ’04 murder after Innocence Project intervenes

A Baltimore man who served 13 years in prison for a murder he did not commit was released Tuesday after prosecutors asked for his conviction to be vacated and dropped the charges because of newly-discovered exonerating evidence. Lamar Johnson, 33, ...

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Third body camera ‘reenactment’ reported to Baltimore prosecutors this month

The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office announced another round of dropped charges Monday after police self-reported a questionable body-worn camera incident in early August. The most recent video was reported to prosecutors Aug. 2 as “a reenactment of the seizure ...

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Baltimore prosecutors can guide police behavior under consent decree, legal observers say

The consent decree governing police reform in Baltimore is 200-plus pages mandating sweeping changes for how the city’s officers interact with the public and handle allegations of misconduct. But it does not give any instructions to a potential key player ...

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Baltimore prosecutors: Role in hearing on access to internal affairs files ‘proactive’

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Criminal defense attorneys celebrated a victory for transparency this week as they were given permission by a Baltimore city judge to attempt to introduce internal affairs records for a police sergeant into evidence in their clients’ cases. But statements from ...

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Mosby challenger confirms candidacy for state’s attorney in ’18

Baltimore criminal defense lawyer Charles N. Curlett Jr. will challenge Baltimore City State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby in 2018, a decision he began considering last summer before filing paperwork with the Board of Elections in the fall. “Everything is trending in the ...

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