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  • Each death in Baltimore makes mistrust harder to overcome

    Baltimore's mayor and police commissioner came in making big promises to the inner-city residents and police who spent decades staring each other down in neighborhoods ravaged by crack and heroin. But with each death of a black man in custody, their...
  • City leaders call for peace after 35 arrests, 6 officers injured

    City leaders call for peace after 35 arrests, 6 officers injured
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and a coalition of two dozen interdenominational leaders issued a "call for peace" Sunday after 35 people were arrested and six police officers were injured in protests over the death of Freddie Gray. The Police...
  • Batts email praises police for being 'scary good' at protests

    Batts email praises police for being 'scary good' at protests
    In an internal email to police officers, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts praised his department's response to protests in the city on Saturday as "scary good." "In more than 30 years of law enforcement experience, I've been involved in...
  • Mayor, commissioner denounce work of agitators

    Mayor, commissioner denounce work of agitators
    Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake called for calm late Saturday as more than 1,300 police officers worked to take control of the city after agitated protesters incited violence after a day of peaceful marches. "I am...
  • Baltimore police acknowledge mistakes in Freddie Gray's death

    Baltimore police acknowledge mistakes in Freddie Gray's death
    As Baltimore officials braced for large-scale protests Saturday over of the death of Freddie Gray, top police brass acknowledged that officers made mistakes during the arrest that ended with his slipping into a coma and dying a week later. At a news...
  • Police: Gray should've received medical care before ride

    In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put inside a police van. Officers missed "multiple"...
  • Cops: Freddie Gray should have gotten medical care; mayor demands answers

    Cops: Freddie Gray should have gotten medical care; mayor demands answers
    In the clearest acknowledgement of failure yet, Baltimore police said Friday that Freddie Gray should have received medical attention at the spot where he was arrested — before he was put inside a police van. Officers missed "multiple"...
  • Police acknowledge gaps, say Freddie Gray investigation will continue beyond Friday report to state's attorney

    Police acknowledge gaps, say Freddie Gray investigation will continue beyond Friday report to state's attorney
    Dozens of Baltimore police officials will continue a "massive investigation" of Freddie Gray's death even after their findings are delivered to state prosecutors as promised next week, Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Friday. Batts has set a May 1...
  • Ministerial alliance says Batts should resign in wake of Freddie Gray case

    Ministerial alliance says Batts should resign in wake of Freddie Gray case
    The president of the Interdenominational Ministerial Alliance of Baltimore on Friday called for the resignation of Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts in the wake of the death of Freddie Gray, saying the city's police department is "in disarray."...
  • The police need to rethink how they approach suspects

    The police need to rethink how they approach suspects
    The name Freddie Gray may go down in the annals of Baltimore history in a positive way: Years from now people may recall him whenever they talk about how the way Baltimore police deal with suspects has changed for the better ("Tensions remain high over...
  • Rough ride? Lawyer says fatally injured arrestee lacked belt

    No video captured what happened to Freddie Gray inside the police van where officers heaved him into a metal compartment after pinning him to a sidewalk. The cause of his fatal spine injury has not been revealed. But a troubling detail emerged as...