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Prosecutor: 6 officers indicted in death of Freddie Gray

Prosecutor: Grand jury indicts 6 officers in police-custody death of Freddie Gray
Juliet Linderman, The Associated Press

BALTIMORE - A grand jury indicted all six officers charged in the case of Freddie Gray, who died of injuries he suffered in police custody, allowing the state's attorney to press ahead with the most serious charges despite criticism that she was part of an "overzealous prosecution."

Prosecutors would face high bar in filing Amtrak charges

Prosecutors consider charges in Amtrak crash but would have to show it's not just an accident
Maryclaire Dale, The Associated Press

PHILADELPHIA - The Amtrak engineer at the controls of a train that derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight people, remains the focus of an inquiry by federal transportation safety investigators. But a second probe could prove more personally devastating: Prosecutors are trying to determine if he committed a crime.

New report on Attica prison riot reveals inmates were beaten

New accounts by guardsmen, doctor reveal inmates were beaten, tortured after 1971 Attica riot
Michael Virtanen, The Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. - More than 40 years after the nation's bloodiest prison rebellion, newly released documents contain accounts, some never before seen publicly, from National Guardsmen and a doctor who said they saw injured inmates beaten with clubs and others with wounds indicating they were tortured as state police and guards retook control of Attica.

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