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Baltimore police Officer Wesley Cagle testifies in his own defense

wbaltv.com — Baltimore police Officer Wesley Cagle took the stand Thursday in his own defense. Cagle, 46, faces four charges, including attempted murder, for the shooting of an unarmed burglary suspect nearly a year and a half ago. The state rested its case Thursday morning, followed by the defense's immediate attempt to have all four charges dismissed.

Officers take stand in Wesley Cagle trial

wbaltv.com — Two police officers took the stand Wednesday in the trial of Officer Wesley Cagle, who is accused of shooting a man who had already been shot and was on the ground. The state continued to build its case against Cagle, 46, who is charged with attempted murder in the shooting of unarmed burglary suspect Michael Johansen.

Trial of police officer Wesley Cagle continues

wbaltv.com — The attempted murder trial of Baltimore City police Officer Wesley Cagle continued Tuesday. The judge presiding over the case was eager to keep things moving along before being forced to pause for proceedings in a different police officer's trial. A hearing Wednesday for Officer Garrett Miller in the police in-custody death of Freddie Gray, is impacting proceedings for Cagle.

Jury selection begins in trial of Baltimore police officer

wbaltv.com — Another Baltimore police officer is on trial this week, on charges unrelated to the death of Freddie Gray. The defendant's name is Officer Wesley Cagle, and his trial began Monday with jury selection at Mitchell Courthouse. Judge Wanda Keyes Heard told a pool of 71 prospective jurors that the case against Cagle could take five days to complete, possibly lasting through Monday.

Baltimore health clinic broken into for third time

wbaltv.com — Baltimore City's health clinic on North Caroline Street was broken into for the third time this month. In one case, investigators said the crook could only have gotten in using a key code on the back door. In the other two cases, the thieves broke in through a window.

Harford County family loses everything to fire

wbaltv.com — A family that just moved to Harford County lost everything in a fire that officials said was started when two 5-year-old boys were playing with a lighter. Help the family: Donate here Ana Carpio and Pedro Morales moved into their new house in Aberdeen on Friday.

Analyst: RNC missed opportunity to bridge racial divide

wbaltv.com — Maryland's most prominent Republican, Gov. Larry Hogan, is skipping the GOP convention, a national stage where Baltimore was featured prominently Monday night. Baltimore's name drop in a prime-time speech Monday night could have helped appeal to November's diverse electorate. Instead, analysts said it did the opposite.

Activists: City needs independent review of Port Covington TIF

wbaltv.com — Community activists say Baltimore City needs jobs and guarantees before green-lighting hundreds of millions of dollars in public financing to Port Covington. City officials already approved the master plan for Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank's massive redevelopment project, so community activists are focused on the financing portion of the plan.

2 break-in suspects killed in Severn shooting

wbaltv.com — Two suspects have been killed in a case that spanned two days and two houses. Though it's early in the investigation, Anne Arundel County police said they believe that the two men were shot and killed late Saturday night while trying to break into a house.

Zoo, Casey Cares takes kids' focus away from treatment

wbaltv.com — The Casey Cares Foundation found a unique way to beat the heat on a hot summer Friday, and, for a few hours, take the focus away from illness and treatment. Under blazing-hot sunshine, the Maryland Zoo in Baltimore made the day even brighter for group of very special children.
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Jul 28, 2016

RT @sbg1: Until Trump, Clinton was a candidate looking for a mission. Now she has one.

Jul 28, 2016

State rests it's case in attempted murder trial of BPD Off Wesley Cagle. Defense moves for all charges 2 b dismissed. Judge denies.

Jul 28, 2016

RT @DonChampionTV: Politics aside, you have to note significance of 1st black Pres endorsing & embracing someone tonight who could become 1…

Jul 26, 2016

Thought it was just me...but It really IS that hot in Mitchell Courthouse AC went ou....  http://tmi.me/1ff6wp  https://t.co/tAFfB5ziqE

Jul 26, 2016

Jury has been seated in attempted murder trial of BPD Officer Wesley Cagle. Opening arguments after lunch.

Jul 25, 2016

No. Way. RT @baltimoresun: It'll be steamy today in Baltimore. could feel as hot as 109 w humidity ...  http://tmi.me/1ff4rp 

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