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Freddie Gray is not alone: 1997 case raised same issue with Baltimore Police

Like Freddie Gray, Jeffrey Adrian Alston ended up with a broken neck after being stopped by Baltimore Police.

Shannise Boyd felt a shiver the moment she saw… 172 more words


Metro Responds To Excessive Force Allegations

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 21-year-old Los Angeles fashion designer said Thursday she’s suing Las Vegas police and a uniformed officer she says smashed her face into a marble and glass table during her arrest in the lobby of a Strip casino resort. 103 more words


Lawyer asks feds to investigate Springettsbury Twp. police for alleged use of excessive force, including 2012 fatal shooting

YORK COUNTY, PA (WPMT) The FBI and U.S. Department of Justice have been petitioned to investigate the Springettsbury Township Police Department, in York County, for violating the civil rights of Debra Williams, Stephen Landis and the estate of Todd W. 102 more words


What If It Were My Son?

Freddie Gray is dead and nobody seems to know how it happened.

His body has not yet been released to his family. There has been an autopsy – though the results have not been yet released – and another, independent autopsy has been requested by the family. 768 more words

Trayvon Martin

Marc Lamont Hill blasts ex-detective on CNN over police killings

The death of 25-year-old Freddie Gray has set off scores of protests, debates and raised even more questions.

Tuesday night’s Outfront with Erin Burnett on CNN… 201 more words


Protesters demand justice for Freddie Gray's death during custody

BALTIMORE (AP) — Demonstrators launched a week of protests to demand justice for a Baltimore man who died from a spinal injury he suffered while in police custody. 548 more words