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  • Experts question gang involvement in riots

    Experts question gang involvement in riots
    It was an unusual tableau: Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young and his neatly dressed council colleagues stood at a City Hall news conference flanked by two young men wearing the red bandannas associated with the Bloods gang. At...
  • Beefed-up media capture images of Baltimore burning for world to see

    Beefed-up media capture images of Baltimore burning for world to see
    Television was filled with images of Baltimore burning Monday night. And those pictures that were seen nationally and globally have been seared into the minds of at least another full generation of viewers. You will forgive my cynicism, but I don't...
  • 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...
  • Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says

    Test body cameras on 100 Baltimore officers, task force says
    Baltimore should equip 100 police officers with body cameras in a six-month, $1.4 million pilot program before expanding their use citywide, a mayoral task force recommended Wednesday. In releasing its report, the task force said the cameras would...
  • Justice Department opens probe into death of Freddie Gray

    Justice Department opens probe into death of Freddie Gray
    Officials and community leaders welcomed Tuesday the Justice Department's announcement that it is opening a criminal investigation into Freddie Gray's death in Baltimore police custody — an incident that continues to spark angry demonstrations....
  • Mayor says Freddie Gray's family declined request to meet with her

    Mayor says Freddie Gray's family declined request to meet with her
    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake said Wednesday she has tried to meet with the family of Freddie Gray, but they declined the meeting through their attorney. Gray died over the weekend from injuries sustained in police custody, though the mayor says it's ...
  • Young calls for Maryland Attorney General probe of Freddie Gray's death

    Young calls for Maryland Attorney General probe of Freddie Gray's death
    Baltimore City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young is asking Gov. Larry Hogan to direct the Maryland Attorney General to conduct an independent investigation into the death of Freddie Gray. "Residents of Baltimore, Md., and the broader nation...
  • Councilman wants health grades displayed at Baltimore restaurants

    Councilman wants health grades displayed at Baltimore restaurants
    A city councilman is pushing a bill that would require every restaurant in Baltimore to post a health grade based on the facility's cleanliness — but some restaurants are pushing back. "We know this policy has been proven across the country to be...
  • City all-stars make most of 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity' to play at Oriole Park

    City all-stars make most of 'once-in-a-lifetime opportunity' to play at Oriole Park
    Christian Spence had been to Oriole Park many times, with the last time being an Orioles playoff game last season. On Saturday, the Friends School senior got the opportunity to pitch from the same mound his heroes pitch from. He made the most of the...
  • Hospital worker 'used as a human shield' in gang-related killing, police say

    Hospital worker 'used as a human shield' in gang-related killing, police say
    A Maryland Shock Trauma Center technician was waiting for a bus home after work Sunday night when he was "used as a human shield" and killed during a gang shooting, Baltimore police said. Police said Tuesday that they have arrested two members of the...
  • Baltimore to reconsider whether to cut taxes next year

    Baltimore to reconsider whether to cut taxes next year
    Baltimore officials are revisiting the possibility of offering city homeowners a property tax cut in next year's $2.5 billion budget, they said Wednesday. Officials ruled out a cut last month, but budget director Andrew W. Kleine said the idea is now...