The first of six city police officers went on trial Monday in a closely watched case involving a 25-year-old black prisoner who died after being shackled and placed without a seat belt in a Baltimore City police van.
The trial for the first of the six police officers charged in the death of Freddie Gray is due to begin Monday in Baltimore. The death of Gray while in police custody sparked some of the most violent protests the city has ever seen.
A black journalism professor in Texas is walking through her neighborhood when she's stopped and quizzed by police. A black jogger gets questioned while on a run through his Alabama neighborhood. Police pull a black man over in Rhode Island for air refresheners in his car.
The crying coming from under a block of asphalt sounded like it was from a cat to Angelica Blount. But it turned out to be an abandoned baby that police say was deliberately buried under debris along a Los Angeles area walking path.