Judge Barry Williams declared Officer Goodson not guilty of second-degree depraved murder on Thursday.
Goodson faces the most serious charges in the Freddie Gray trial, including second-degree “depraved-heart” murder, manslaughter, assault, misconduct in office, and reckless endangerment charges. He opted for a bench trial in early June.
Officer Goodson -- who faces second-degree depraved heart murder as well as manslaughter, assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment charges -- was responsible for getting him to a hospital, Porter said.
Roland Martin talks to the Legal Analyst Sunny Hostin about the latest in the Freddie Gray trial in Baltimore. “It’s rare to be defendants because we don’t do that a lot in the United States. Often times defense attorneys feel as if it’s better to be in front of a judge because it takes the emotion out of […]
Goodson's fellow officers involved say that he is to blame for not ensuring Freddie Gray's safety in the back of the police van.
Two of the six Baltimore City police officers charged in connection with the death of Freddie Gray are now suing Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for defamation and invasion of privacy. The officers filing suit are Sergeant Alicia White and Officer William Porter — both are facing charges of involuntary manslaughter for Gray’s death last April. White […]
In the suit, the officers claim that Mosby and Cogen were aware the statement of charges filed against the officers and other statements Mosby made at a May 1, 2015 news conference announcing the charges "were false."
ABC News’ Senior Legal Correspondent and Analyst Sunny Hostin talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about her controversial comments on The View regarding the case of Freddie Gray and the six officers charged in his death. She also talks Bill Cosby and explains the law when it comes to consent, whether you’re drunk or not. […]
Oh-and-two. Prosecutors in Baltimore failed again to get a conviction in connection with the death of Freddie Gray. Officer Edward Nero was found not guilty of all charges yesterday. He was accused of second-degree intentional assault, two counts of misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. Nero was one of six officers charged and the second […]
On April 12, 2015, Gray, 25, was arrested and died a week later from complications relating to a spinal cord injury after riding in the back of a police van.
New developments in the Freddie Gray trials in Baltimore City may have a major impact on the case. The Baltimore Sun reports a memo was sent to prosecutors notifying them that Lisa Phelps, a veteran assistant State’s Attorney, and Sarah David, who joined the office in 2014, were selected to be part of what is called […]
It’s been one year since Baltimore lost Freddie Gray at the hands of police. The 25-year-old, who suffered a severe spinal injury while being transported in a police van, died one week after his April 2015 arrest. The city was left in a state of chaos. But in the wake of pain was an agenda to heal. […]