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Case Against Baltimore Officers in Freddie Gray Death Heads to Court

A "Security/Media Protocol Order" from the Circuit Court's administrative judge outlined heightened security at the courthouse, specific restrictions on members of the news media and expected courtroom decorum. The Baltimore sheriff's office, meanwhile, plans to ensure order with "an increased presence" of deputies inside and outside Courtroom 234, a windowless space on the second floor of Courthouse East.

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No Charges Against Officers In Maryland Stun Gun Death

Five police officers involved in the stun-gun-related death of a home invasion suspect won't be criminally charged, citing that the man died from drug-induced "excited delirium in the setting of police restraint."

Sandra Bland's Family to Sue State Trooper After Jail Death

An attorney for the family of a woman found dead in a Texas county jail three days after a confrontation with a state trooper says a lawsuit will be filed against the trooper.

Ohio Woman's In-Custody Death Under Investigation

Cleveland Heights police say Jones attacked her ex Friday outside of a Save-A-Lot. They say she broke his car window and try to smash the windshield with a tire iron, which police say she then turned on Brandon, hitting his arm.

Second Person Dies in Houston Police Custody in 2 Weeks

A 29-year-old woman died in police custody in Houston Sunday, police said, marking the second custody death in the city in less than 10 days.

Sandra Bland's Death Ruled Suicide By Hanging

The cause of Sandra Bland's death was hanging; the manner of death was suicide, a prosecutor told reporters, citing preliminary autopsy results.

LAPD Officer Gets 36 Months in Jail in Assault Caught On Video

A Los Angeles police officer was sentenced to 36 months in jail Thursday for assaulting a South L.A. woman in an incident that was caught on video by a police cruiser camera.

Video: Footage, Timeline Released in Texas Jail Death Investigation

Texas authorities have revealed what they say is the specific chain of events on the morning of Sandra Bland's death, as shown in recently released surveillance footage from inside the jail during the hours last week leading up to the discovery of her body in her cell.

Video, Timeline Released in Texas Jail Death Investigation

Texas authorities have revealed what they say is the specific chain of events on the morning of Sandra Bland's death, as shown in recently released surveillance footage from inside the jail during the hours last week leading up to the discovery of her body in her cell. More Here.

Officer Involved Death of Mississippi Horse Trainer Sparks Protests

The officer's attorney, Bill Ready Jr., said Sanders had what appeared to be illegal drugs and grabbed the officer's gun during a struggle.