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WRCB -- Mancuso called for the State's Attorney for Baltimore City, Marilyn Mosby, to "prosecute these assailants to the full extent of the law." In her statement, Mosby vowed to bring the perpetrators in the video to justice. She added that the union's response was "inappropriate political rhetoric" which fanned "the very flames they then call on me to put out." "Their responses are relentlessly divisive, and they seem to lose no opportunity to misplace blame," she said. "The same sense of outrage in this case should be expressed by the leaders of the police union when their officers are convicted of attempted murder, assault, and unlawful arrest against citizens." Read More

The Baltimore Sun-- City officials condemned a viral video that captured a Baltimore Police sergeant being kicked by onlookers as he struggled to restrain a male on the ground Friday night. Read More

 

The Baltimore Sun-- Baltimore has been called a haven for witness intimidation, and city leaders blame the rampant gun violence in part on a street culture of “stop snitching.”

Still, prosecutors say they have been unable to lock up the people threatening witnesses because standards are too high to use a controversial form of evidence at trial: hearsay. State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby is urging lawmakers to lower that standard as part of a raft of legislation she’s pushing this General Assembly session. Read more 

Fox News -- Baltimore’s state’s attorney, Marilyn Mosby, took aim at the city’s police union Saturday after union officials condemned a violent attack Friday night against a city police officer. Mosby accused the police union of “fanning the very flames they then call on me to put out,” saying union officials responded to the violent attack with “inappropriate political rhetoric.” Read More

The Marshall Project -- St. Louis’s first black prosecutor is fighting back. This week, Circuit Attorney Kimberly M. Gardner filed a federal lawsuit against her entire city leadership, accusing its mostly white police force and political establishment of engaging in a racially motivated conspiracy to drive her out of office and block her efforts to make the city’s justice system less punitive toward people of color. Yet just after the Gardner rally, Mosby received a voicemail from someone who said she was from Illinois near St. Louis, berating her for traveling to support Gardner. Read More

Baltimore Sun -- A Baltimore man was sentenced to 35 years in prison after he was convicted of assaulting his pregnant girlfriend and killing his unborn son in the process. Read More

BET -- Baltimore State Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby is standing with St. Louis prosecutor Kim Gardner after she received a racist and hateful voicemail message from an unidentified white women about Garnder. Read More

WMAR-- Baltimore City State's Attorney Marilyn Mosby's office released voicemail of a racist rant directed at her. The hateful rant was sent after she attended a rally in St. Louis this week. Her office is calling it an attack. Read More

Maryland Reporter-- Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby condemned what she considers a backlash against black, female prosecutors, reports Tim Prudente for the Sun. Traveling to St. Louis to join other black, female prosecutors, she said Gov. Larry Hogan has undermined her by including money in his budget for the attorney general to hire more staff and prosecute crimes in the city. Read More

Associated Press -- A Baltimore man convicted of assaulting his 7-months-pregnant girlfriend, killing the fetus in the process, has been sentenced to 35 years in prison. Read More