The incarcerated population is the lowest it's been since 2004.
The department says the practice violates the equal protection clause of the Constitution.
Authorities say they've started an investigation into what happened.
Syed's post-conviction hearing was essentially his last chance to get out of prison.
Caesar Goodson, the officer who drove the police van the day Freddie Gray died, has been cleared on all charges.
The former coach says the university is using him as a scapegoat to hide its own failures in dealing with sexual assault victims.
The trial starts as the state's attorney faces defamation lawsuits from five of the officers charged in connection with Gray's death.
Pennsylvania police are investigating the death as a murder.
Dietrich High School is being sued for $10 million. The civil suit says administrators and coaches knew about the abuse.
Police said when they went to the house, they were able to find evidence that backs up the girl's story.
Police say the men kidnapped and assaulted a woman and her four daughters.