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Civil rights activists fear the outcome of a DOJ probe into Freddie Gray’s case under the Trump administration.

Baltimore's mayor and the attorney general announce that they've reached an accord on police reforms. The agreement awaits court approval.

Kim Foxx steps into her new position with the Chicago police under a federal probe. She promises to make reforms that will end the sense of hopelessness.

Part 2 Today Larry Young talks DOJ Report with Baltimore City States Attorney Marilyn Mosby       

Part 1 Today Larry Young talks DOJ Report with Baltimore City States Attorney Marilyn Mosby 

The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday closed a probe prompted by the April 2015 death of Freddie Gray. It concluded Baltimore police officers regularly violate the constitutional rights of Black residents through the use of excessive force, unlawful searches and arrests, and racial discrimination.

A federal court orders Cleveland, Mississippi to desegregate its secondary schools. The judge approved a Justice Department plan to consolidate the middle and high schools.

A federal grand jury on Wednesday handed up a three-count indictment against former North Charleston, South Carolina police officer Michael Slager in the fatal shooting of Walter Scott on April 4, 2015, according to a statement from Vanita Gupta, head of the Civil Rights Division, and U. S. Attorney Bill Nettles of the District of South […]

A federal judge on Tuesday approved an agreement to overhaul the local police department in Ferguson, Mo. and address racially biased policing that often violated the rights of black residents in the St. Louis suburb.

The DOJ sent a letter to state and municipal courts instructing them to stop targeting poor people for profit. This comes in the aftermath of a scathing DOJ report of the Ferguson police and courts that targeted poor blacks for fines.