Baltimore Charged with Hope, as 6 Killer Cops are Charged with Murder*

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Baltimore Charged with Hope, as 6 Killer Cops are Charged with Murder*

After State Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that charges were brought against the six police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray, people celebrated in the streets. “It’s not ‘game over,’ it’s ‘game on.’ Now, we can actually start to see things happening.”

By Mary Hansen and Araz Hachadourian

Cheers erupted on the steps of the War Memorial building in Baltimore when State Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced that the six police officers involved in the death of Freddie Gray will have charges brought against them.

Mosby announced the charges after the medical examiner declared Gray’s death a homicide, caused by a spinal cord injury sustained while being transported in a police van without a seat belt. The charges range from second-degree “depraved heart” murder to misconduct in office.

Residents, students, and others from across the country gathered to…

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