By: BRYAN CRAWFORD
Since the Department of Justice investigated the Baltimore Police Department and concluded in August 2016 that the rights of Baltimore City residents, especially the Black ones, were routinely and repeatedly violated, both the city and the police department have been under fire. The city of Baltimore and the Justice Dept. signed a consent decree, which aimed to institute police reforms to help restore the trust and confidence of a community that felt targeted and threatened. Continue reading
By: LINZIE JANIS, CAT RAKOWSKI and LAUREN EFFRON
A former FBI agent and his daughter today were found guilty of killing the daughter’s husband.
A Davidson County, North Carolina, jury found Thomas Martens, 67, who worked with the FBI for over 30 years, and his 33-year-old daughter, Molly Corbett, guilty of second-degree murder in the death of Corbett’s 39-year-old husband, Jason Corbett, meaning they unanimously believed that Jason Corbett had been killed out of malice. Molly Corbett and Martens both claimed self-defense and that they acted in defense of each other. Continue reading