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Grand jury indictments announced in Freddie Gray case

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State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby announced grand jury indictments against the police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray Thursday.

“These past two weeks, my team has been presenting evidence to a grand jury that just today returned indictments against all six officers,” she said, indicating that charges are often revised based upon evidence discovered. However they were largely similar to the ones Mosby announced earlier in May.

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Written by Madison J. Gray

August 6, 2015 at 4:14 am

Posted in CBSNews.com

Arkansas House passes its own “religious freedom” bill

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The Arkansas House of Representatives passed a “religious freedom” bill similar to the controversial measure in Indiana. The bill now heads to Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s desk for signing into law.

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Written by Madison J. Gray

August 6, 2015 at 4:12 am

Posted in CBSNews.com

Report: Extremists emboldened after Nevada ranch standoff

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Far right wing extremists have been emboldened by the standoff earlier this year between Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy and the federal government, according to a study released Thursday by the Southern Poverty Law Center.

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Written by Madison J. Gray

August 6, 2015 at 4:07 am

Posted in CBSNews.com

Other officers’ conduct under scrutiny in S.C. shooting

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As a now-fired North Charleston police officer sits behind bars, facing murder charges for shooting a fleeing suspect in the back, South Carolina law enforcement officials told CBS News the conduct of other police personnel is also being investigated.

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Written by Madison J. Gray

August 6, 2015 at 4:04 am

Posted in CBSNews.com

After critical DOJ findings, Ferguson fires police employee

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Mayor James Knowles said one police department employee was fired and two others placed on administrative leave pending an investigation into racially disparaging e-mails discovered in a Justice Department investigation.

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Written by Madison J. Gray

August 6, 2015 at 4:01 am

Posted in CBSNews.com

Ad criticizing NFL over domestic abuse to run during Super Bowl

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A controversial ad is set for airing during the Sunday broadcast of Super Bowl XLIX that not only focuses on what they say are the NFL’s failures to properly address domestic violence, but also calls for the resignation of commissioner Roger Goodell.

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Written by Madison J. Gray

August 6, 2015 at 3:54 am

Posted in CBSNews.com

Al Qaeda manual had its own description of torture techniques

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A report released on Tuesday outlined a lengthy review of Central Intelligence Agency interrogation techniques used on detainees after 9/11. It described several methods, including abdominal slaps, cramped confinement, and dietary manipulation, that were employed to gain information from people being held.

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Written by Madison J. Gray

August 6, 2015 at 3:40 am

Posted in CBSNews.com