Maryland activists for civil rights and police reform urged a panel of lawmakers Thursday to take stronger action to increase police accountability, and they criticized lawmakers for not going far enough this year.
Activists want Baltimore City Police to stop using Tasers after the death of a teenager inside a hospital. They’re demanding a full review of police procedures as the commissioner announced a plan to give a Taser to every uniformed officer.
Protesters who hope to make their voices heard at a global economic summit at Camp David said they plan peaceful demonstrations Friday in the nearby town of Thurmont.
Baltimore brothers are cleared of killing a pit bull. But animal rights activists say the dog did not die in vain.
Activists say they have proof that Fort Detrick workers were asked to destroy evidence that could help prove the military base is responsible for their loved ones’ illnesses.