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  • Baltimore mayor, in reversal, asks for federal police probe

    Baltimore mayor, in reversal, asks for federal police probe
    Baltimore's mayor was emphatic last week: She did not want federal oversight of her police department. "Nobody wants the Department of Justice to come in here and take over our city," Stephanie Rawlings-Blake declared as the National Guard enforced a 10...
  • Attorney general Loretta Lynch does not rule out broader federal probe of Baltimore police

    Attorney general Loretta Lynch does not rule out broader federal probe of Baltimore police
    U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday that the Justice Department will examine the best options to improve the Baltimore Police Department in the aftermath of Freddie Gray's death, and a full-scale civil rights investigation has not been...
  • 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...
  • Baltimore enforces 10 p.m. curfew after day of peaceful rallies

    Baltimore enforces 10 p.m. curfew after day of peaceful rallies
    Despite calls to end a 10 p.m. curfew, Baltimore police kept the restrictions in place and peacefully cleared the streets, though there were some arrests. Demonstrators maintained that after days of relative peace, the curfew was no longer needed. But...
  • Baltimore mayor disputes suggestions she encouraged violence

    Baltimore mayor disputes suggestions she encouraged violence
    Even as officials struggle to ensure a return to calm after a night of rioting in Baltimore, the political sparring has already begun. Did the city move too slowly in seeking help to keep the peace? In comments she made after the death of Freddie Gray,...
  • Baltimore protests continue as residents anxiously await Freddie Gray inquiry

    Baltimore protests continue as residents anxiously await Freddie Gray inquiry
    Protests continued in Baltimore and elsewhere Wednesday as this riot-torn city reopened schools and lurched toward normality, while residents waited to learn how a young black man's spine was severed while in police custody. More than 1,000 peaceful...
  • Freddie Gray fact check attrib two

    Anthony Batts, Baltimore Police Commissioner, speaking on April 20
  • Batts says curfew will stay at least through weekend

    Batts says curfew will stay at least through weekend
    Dashing hope that a few days of relative peace could bring an early return to normal, Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts said Thursday night that the curfew imposed after rioting Monday will remain in place through the weekend. In a news...
  • Baltimore mayor concerned over 'misinformation' about Friday

    Baltimore mayor concerned over 'misinformation' about Friday
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she's working with Freddie Gray's family and faith leaders to clear up "misinformation" that could lead to further unrest. Outside a church in West Baltimore, the mayor stood with Hassan Murphy, a lawyer...
  • Curfew arrests, schools open, free concert after Baltimore riot

    Curfew arrests, schools open, free concert after Baltimore riot
    Baltimore continues to recover from Monday night's riots, and on Wednesday, some normalcy may be restored. City school students will return to class, the Orioles will play, and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is holding a free concert. Police...
  • Beidle lauds woman in video who dragged boy away from Baltimore riot scene

    Beidle lauds woman in video who dragged boy away from Baltimore riot scene
    Anne Arundel Delegation Chair Pam Beidle, D-Linthicum, said she has been watching the news in Baltimore closely and hoped that violence, which erupted Monday, would not occur again. One of the possible solutions Beidle brought up was related to a...