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Adnan Syed , the man whose murder conviction was at the heart of the smash hit “Serial” podcast, may be released on bail , The New York Times reports. Syed’s lawyers are arguing that he should be allowed out of prison while he awaits a new trail, according to court documents filed Monday in Baltimore City Circuit Court. Syed has been serving a life sentence since he was convicted of murder in the death of his ex-girlfriend in 2000.
WASHINGTON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Sergeant Jessica Hawkins was a male cop for 20 years but it was not until her transition to a woman in 2014 that she understood the trepidation that transgender women feel across the United States. “Transitioning has made me understand the fears of other communities that I did not have as white male,” said Hawkins, 43, noting a difference in the way she is treated when off duty and away from her relatively tolerant city of Washington. “I don’t feel as safe as I used to
The president of the largest police organization in the country issued an apology on Monday to communities of color for the “historic mistreatment” they have suffered at the hands of law enforcement officers. Terrence Cunningham, the police chief of Wellesley, Massachusetts, delivered the apology during a speech at the International Association of Chiefs of Police convention in San Diego
Compare this write up about Verizon’s $300 million, 6 year build out of fiber optics in Boston, Massachusetts, with Verizon’s statement that the $300 million was already spent. Boston.com More..
It’s been five years since Mike Wilklow was slinging sandwiches at a Jimmy John’s shop in Minneapolis. No longer a 20-something activist, Wilklow is 31 years old and punching the clock as a computer programmer, earning far more than he did during his fast-food days. And yet, thanks to some recent legal developments, Wilklow now finds himself pondering a return to Jimmy John’s to dress Totally Tunas for next to minimum wage.
Justice Clarence Thomas will soon celebrate 10 years of not speaking during oral arguments at the Supreme Court, The New York Times reported on Monday. That is, he hasn’t asked a single question to lawyers appearing before the court to try to make their case. For a decade
Whether you chose to gather your team on a weekly or monthly basis, make sure everybody walks away feeling recharged and with a game plan. Here’s how 12 entrepreneurs make run-of-the-mill staff meetings worthwhile. A.
Other than Hillary and Bernie, who are some viable Democratic Party candidates? originally appeared on Quora : The best answer to any question . Answer by Jaylin Pringle , High School Student, on Quora
Pope Francis will make his first visit to the United States in September, with stops in Washington, New York and Philadelphia. His trip will add to the 50-year history of pope visits to the U.S. Pope Paul VI made the first papal visit to the U.S.
When I told a snarky friend I was writing about the new Philip Glass autobiography, Words Without Music , she asked, “Does it go like this: I, I, I, I, I, I, was, was, was, was, was, born, born, born, born …?” Snarky. I get it, of course, which is more than I have been able to say, over the years, about Glass’s music
A former Baltimore police sergeant took to Twitter Wednesday to air a stunning list of acts he said he participated in and witnessed during his 11 years on the city’s force. Michael Wood gave a no-holds barred look at his career in a previous radio interview , but his tweets gained traction for their brazen admissions that officers lied to get overtime, illegally searched “thousands of people” and committed gross acts during raids, like urinating and defecating on suspects’ beds
* Retailers including Amazon and Wal-Mart stop selling flag * Hundreds chant “Take it down” as lawmakers vote to open debate * Calls for Mississippi to remove Confederate symbol from its flag * Virginia stops allowing rebel flag on license plates (Adds second flagmaker halting production of Confederate emblem, Georgia to reconsider license plate design) By Harriet McLeod COLUMBIA, S.C., June 23 (Reuters) – An initiative to remove the Confederate flag from the South Carolina State House grounds picked up steam on Tuesday, a week after the massacre of nine black church members, and criticism over the emblem long associated with slavery spread to other U.S. southern states.
Baltimore Police Chief Anthony Batts admitted a lot of the tension between the public and the police comes from a distrust in “law enforcement as a whole,” not just in his city. “We are part of the problem,” Batts told CNN.
WASHINGTON — Maryland lawmakers on Sunday praised State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby for the way she conducted her investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, but cautioned that it’s only the beginning of the process for seeking justice. Mosby shocked many on Friday with the announcement that she is charging six Baltimore officers with crimes including second-degree murder, manslaughter and assault after Gray died in their custody last month
The Baltimore Orioles played a home game Wednesday against the Chicago White Sox in an empty stadium.
Toya Graham, the mother who was caught on video smacking her son after witnessing him throwing objects at officers, said she disciplined him in public because she wanted her son to learn a valuable lesson.
After a long career in public service, Hillary Clinton could have settled down, ” stayed home and baked cookies and had teas ,” as she famously stated back in 1992.
The wildly popular podcast “Serial” is over, but the real-life case continued Wednesday with prosecutors seeking to deny Adnan Syed’s Hail Mary attempt to appeal his murder conviction. For those unfamiliar with “Serial,” Syed, 34, was convicted of strangling his high school ex-girlfriend Hae Min Lee in a Baltimore parking lot in 1999.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The rarely flustered Joe Flacco tossed two second-half touchdowns and the Baltimore Ravens dominated the Pittsburgh Steelers 30-17 on Saturday night in the AFC wild-card game. Flacco hit Torrey Smith for an 11-yard score in the third quarter and found Crockett Gillmore with a 21-yard pass in the fourth one play after Terrell Suggs picked off Ben Roethlisberger.
Two New York City police officers were shot dead “execution style” in Brooklyn on Saturday . Not much is known about the gunman, who was identified by officials as Ismaaiyl Brinsley, 28, except that he was a suspected gang member from Baltimore who allegedly posted on social media that he wanted revenge for the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, two black men that died at the hands of police
JULIET LINDERMAN, Associated Press BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore officials are looking for a U.S. Justice Department review of the city police department’s procedures and policies after several cases of use of force by officers have resulted in millions of dollars in legal settlements and public outcry. More..
WASHINGTON — Wendy Young has witnessed many immigration court hearings where young children go up against a judge alone. There’s one that sticks out in her memory.
MEDIOTIEMPO | Agencias Baltimore, Maryland, Estados unidos, domingo 21 de Julio del 2013 Andy Nájar fue el autor del único gol del encuentro Costa Rica se inició fuerte en un principio, pero no concretó. Un cabezazo de Andy Nájar al despuntar el segundo tiempo le dio este domingo la victoria a Honduras 1-0 ante Costa Rica y el pase a las Semifinales de la Copa de Oro. A los 48 minutos, Nájar peinó dentro del área un centro por la derecha de Alexander López y ese gol bastó para establecer la diferencia en un partido de mediocre trámite, abundante imprecisión y excesivo empleo del pelotazo.
Arturo Santillanes | MEDIOTIEMPO (Corresponsal) Estadio Omnilife, Guadalajara, Jalisco, México, domingo 20 de Enero del 2013 Cruz Azul retornará a los entrenamientos este lunes Los infortunios parece que están persiguiendo a Javier Orozco, ya que por segunda semana consecutiva, tuvo que dejar un partido por lesión. En la fecha anterior abandonó el partido ante San Luis por un golpe en la cabeza. Esta tarde frente a Chivas, el autor del tanto de Cruz Azul, el “Chuleta”, abandonó el cotejo al minuto 40, debido a que sufrió un esguince en el tobillo del pie derecho.
Arturo Santillanes | MEDIOTIEMPO Guadalajara, Jalisco, México, sábado 28 de Julio del 2012 El juvenil Jesús Sánchez resaltó que en pasto natural se puede ejercer mejor la idea de Van’t Schip Ya los temas ajenos a lo deportivo como el nuevo uniforme y la cancha del Estadio Omnilife quedarán atrás. No obstante, en la mente de jugadores como Jesús Sánchez, se espera adornar ese par de elementos con la primera victoria del torneo. El descalabro de la Jornada 1 en Toluca quedó atrás en el seno interno del Rebaño, por lo que ahora que el futbol le pone en el camino a Chivas un rival como Santos Laguna, el volante ofensivo rojiblanco espera que su escuadra sea capaz de obtener buenos dividendos mañana por la tarde.
Filed under: Béisbol Justamente hace un año, en un 18 de febrero, Vladimir Guerrero y los Orioles de Baltimore firmaban un contrato que dejó perplejos a muchos. ¿Por qué darle 8 millones de dólares por una temporada a un jugador en franco declive
Filed under: NFL , Super Bowl Por segunda ocasión dos grandes quarterbacks de la NFL se verán las caras en la edición número 46 del Súper Bowl , ellos son Eli Manning, de los Giants de Nueva York, y Tom Brady, de los Patriots de Nueva Inglaterra. Mucho se especula sobre la calidad y experiencia de Manning sobre Brady pero los números hablan por si solos. El Lucas Oil Stadium, de Indianápolis, será el escenario donde ambos jugadores se medirán en la búsqueda de la gloria
Filed under: NFL Por David Ginsbur BALTIMORE – Los Ravens de Baltimore no sólo obtuvieron el domingo otra victoria en casa: se la quitaron de las manos a los Texans de Houston, en la NFL . Ed Reed selló un triunfo por 20-13 con el cuarto robo de balón de Baltimore y, para cuando salió cojeando del campo, los Ravens ya se habían asegurado su segundo viaje en cuatro temporadas a la final de la Conferencia Americana. Baltimore (13-4) visitará a Tom Brady y los Patriots de Nueva Inglaterra el próximo domingo y el ganador irá al Súper Bowl