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Freddie Gray case: Baltimore Police Officer Edward Nero found not guilty of all charges

By Justin Fenton and Kevin Rector, The Baltimore Sun

May 23, 2016

Filed under Latest News

Baltimore Circuit Judge Barry Williams on Monday acquitted Officer Edward Nero of all counts for his role in the arrest and death of Freddie Gray.The judgment, following a five-day bench trial, is the first in the closely watched ...

Illinois House sends Rauner new marijuana decriminalization bill

By Kevin Hoffman, Reboot Illinois

May 19, 2016

Filed under Latest News

Legislation sent to Gov. Bruce Rauner would decriminalize cannabis in Illinois and make possession of small amounts a civil violation punishable by a fine.If the governor signs Senate Bill 2228, people caught in possession of 10 grams...

Pierre and Estrada face misdemeanor charges

By Brent Meske, @brentmeskeDE

November 10, 2015

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Volleyball

Saluki women's basketball senior forward/center Dyana Pierre and sophomore volleyball outside hitter Andrea Estrada are facing misdemeanor charges from an incident on Oct. 25. The athletes were charged with criminal damage to ...

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