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  • Baltimore man died of spinal injury that occurred while in police custody

    Baltimore man died of spinal injury that occurred while in police custody
    Freddie Gray died from injuries sustained while in Baltimore police custody, an autopsy confirmed Monday, but how his spine was nearly severed and what role, if any, officers played remained a mystery. Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and Police...
  • In Freddie Gray's death, police say they're stumped

    In Freddie Gray's death, police say they're stumped
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said he doesn't know how Freddie Gray died, but that he will find out "and we will take corrective action wherever and whenever necessary." Batts spoke at a press conference today in the huge second floor...
  • Baltimore officials on post-Ferguson panel, now in spotlight

    Baltimore officials on post-Ferguson panel, now in spotlight
    After Ferguson, Mo., exploded in riots following the fatal shooting of the unarmed Michael Brown by a police officer, a group of mayors and law enforcement officials met to come up with ways the nation's cities could improve police-community relations....
  • Transparency and the death of Freddie Gray

    Transparency and the death of Freddie Gray
    The death on Sunday of Freddie Gray, a Baltimore man severely injured under unexplained circumstances when he was taken into custody by Baltimore police last week, has sparked angry protests by city residents and promises by Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake...
  • Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; hundreds protest

    Justice Dept. opens Baltimore police probe; hundreds protest
    The Justice Department said Tuesday it has opened a civil rights investigation into the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who suffered a fatal spinal-cord injury under mysterious circumstances after he was handcuffed and put in the back of a police van....
  • Names of Baltimore cops involved with Freddie Gray arrest released

    Names of Baltimore cops involved with Freddie Gray arrest released
    The lawyer for the family of Freddie Gray, a black man who died of spinal injuries during an arrest in Baltimore, said he believes the police had no reason to stop the man in the first place. Gray, 25, was arrested on April 12 after police "made eye...
  • Baltimore police internal memo says Batts met with officers in Freddie Gray probe

    Baltimore police internal memo says Batts met with officers in Freddie Gray probe
    Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts met Monday with the officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray, the man whose death following an arrest has sparked heated protest. Batts said in an internal agency-wide email sent out late Monday that...
  • Full text: Baltimore police internal memo on Freddie Gray case

    Full text: Baltimore police internal memo on Freddie Gray case
    The following is the full text of Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts' internal memo: I want to update you with the latest developments in the investigation of the death of Mr. Freddie Gray. Earlier today, we held a press conference at...
  • Baltimore on edge after arrestee's fatal spine injury

    Baltimore's top police officials, mayor and prosecutor sought to calm a "community on edge" Monday while investigating how a man suffered a fatal spine injury while under arrest. Six officers have been suspended, but investigators say they still don't...
  • Heated protest in Baltimore over death of man in police custody

    Heated protest in Baltimore over death of man in police custody
    Baltimore police said on Monday that Freddie Gray asked for medical attention repeatedly while officers shuttled him in the back of a prisoner transport van, but they didn't call for paramedics until they found him critically injured and unresponsive at...
  • Freddie Gray fact check attrib two

    Anthony Batts, Baltimore Police Commissioner, speaking on April 20