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Titusville Herald (Newspaper) - May 2, 2015, Titusville, Pennsylvania Saturday May 2,20156 Baltimore cops charged by Julot Linderman associated press Baltimore a rage turned to Relief in Baltimore on Friday when the City Stop prosecutor charged six police officers with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray. States attorney Marilyn Mosby said Gray a arrest was illegal and unjustified and that his neck was broken because he was handcuffed shackled and placed head first into a police Van where his pleas for medical attention were repeatedly ignored As he bounced around inside the Small Metal Box. The swiftness of her announcement less than a Day after receiving the police departments criminal investigation and official autopsy results took the City by Surprise. So too did her detailed description based in part on her offices Independent investigation of the evidence supporting probable cause to charge All six officers with felonies. The police had no reason to Stop or Chase after Gray Mosby said. They falsely accused him of having an illegal switchblade when in fact it was a Legal pocketknife. The Van Driver and the other officers failed to strap him Down with a Seatbelt a direct violation of department policy and they ignored Gray a repeated pleas for medical attention even rerouting the Van to pick up another passenger. Mosby did not say whether there was any indication the Driver deliberately drove erratically causing gras body to strike the vans Interior. In 2005, a Man died of a fractured spine after he was transported in a Baltimore police Van in Handcuffs and without a seat Belt. At a civil trial an attorney for his family successfully argued police had Given him a a rough the officers missed five opportunities to help an inured and falsely this photo provided Friday by the Baltimore police department shows top Row from left Caesar r. Goodson jr., Garrett e. Miller and Edward m. Nero and Bottom Row from left William g. Porter Brian w. Rice and Alida d. White a the six police officers charged with felonies ranging from assault to murder in the death of Freddie Gray. Imprisoned Detainee before he arrived at the police station no longer breathing she said. Along the Way a emr. Gray suffered a severe and critical neck injury As a result of being handcuffed shackled by his feet and unrestrained inside of the bad Wagon Quot she said. Her announcement triggered celebrations across the same West Baltimore streets that were soldering just four Days earlier when Gray a funeral led to riots and looting. A we Are satisfied with today a charges Quot Gray a Stepfather Richard Shipley told a news conference. A these charges Are an important step in getting Justice for but a lawyer hired by the police Union insisted the officers did nothing wrong. Attorney Michael Davey said Friday that Mosby has committed an egregious Rush to a we have grave concerns about the fairness and integrity of the prosecution of our officers a Davey said. Mosby rejected a police Union request to step aside and appoint a special prosecutor to handle the Case and said honorable police officers should have no problem working with prosecutors in Baltimore. Other Law enforcement veterans worried that the charges could have a chilling effect. Robert Leight a former detective in Pennsylvania who has worked for the Fri and As a Federal prosecutor and defense attorney said a the biggest danger is that the police officer will not properly perform his a it puts him at risk it puts the other officers around him at risk and it puts the Public at risk a Leight said. A a police officer must react instinctively As he has been trained. If a police officer first thinks about what liabilities he will be facing its too Gray was stopped by police in Sandtown a poor overwhelmingly african american neighbourhood in West Baltimore. He locked eyes with a police officer and then ran. Two blocks later they pinned him to Thesee Baltimore Page 3 Washington a More than one in four . Renters have to use at least half their family income to for housing and utilities. That a the finding of an analysis of census data by Enterprise Community partners a nonprofit that helps finance affordable housing. The number of such households has jumped 26 percent to 11.25 million since 2007. Since the end of 2010, rental prices have surged at nearly twice the Pace of average hourly wages according to data from the real estate firm Pillow and the labor department. A it Means making really difficult Trade offs a said Angela Boyd a vice president at Enterprise Community partners. A there Are daily financial dilemmas about making their rent or buying the crisis reflects one of the shortcomings of the recovery from the great recession income has failed to match rent increases. At the same time construction has failed to keep Pace with demand from renters. The recession pushed More Millen Nials former homeowners who faced foreclosure and Low wage workers into rental housing. A result is that 2.3 million More families face pressures that leave them perilously close to homelessness. Its a reality faced by Lisette Duarte a 37-year-old living in a two bedroom apartment with her family in Northeast los Angeles. Duarte a husband lost his Job As an electrician More than three years ago. 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Com my 3 deaths a Cecil d Swanson 65 a Margo Joan Osborn Young 74 a Robert d Nelson 75 a Joseph a pie Holley 67weather today sunny with a High near 68 Calm wind becom Jet Trig Northwest 5 to 8 mph in the afternoon c tonight mostly dear with a Low around 45 Northwest wind around 6 mph becoming Calm the Evering for a Complete forecast. Turn to Page 3. The prom Paradise Index classifieds.9 comics. 8 help.5 opinion.4 sports.6 vital statistics.3 i in 4 renters use half their for housing by Kwh Bolk a economics writer Morgan Estok see rent Page 3 Alex Joyce Titusville High school prom Queen Morgan Estok leans in to kiss prom King Alex Joyce on the Cheek after their names were announced Friday night at the. By Natalie Dodd new8@titusvilleherald.com it was the night that Titusville High school students had looked Forward to All semester Long. After countless hours spent picking out Matching dress and Tux combos shining shoes painting nails Curling hair and putting on corsages and boutonnieres the moment finally came when the student body could attend the Junior prom. As the walk in began at 7 ., the 300 Block of East Walnut Street was packed with students dressed to the nines snapping photos with Friend and family waiting patiently for their name to be announced. Prom this year was held at the High school a change from recent years when its been held at Pitt Titusville. Upon entering the front doors the teens were presented with leis in customary hawaiian Luau fashion which fit with this years theme of hawaiian Paradise. Just after 9 30 The students gathered around to watch the prom court take their place on the stage for the crowning of the King and Queen a sense of warmth and wonder fell Over the gym. With baited breath the students waited anxiously for the big announcement of the night. As the names of prom King and Queen Morgan Estok and Alex Joyce were announced the gym erupted into cheers and applause. At the special request of Joyce the newly elected prom Royalty shared a dance to a time of your life Quot by a Green Day a with the last notes of the Ballad fading in the background the rest of the court joined in and the song changed to something More upbeat. The rest of the students then continued to dance the night away and enjoy a night of laughter and Youthful Carefree fun

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