Post Tagged with: "BALTIMORE"

Baltimore’s 72-hour ‘ceasefire’ broken after 2 homicides

August 6, 2017 10:30 pm
Baltimore’s 72-hour ‘ceasefire’ broken after 2 homicides

A relative of a gun violence victim holds a sign at the “Stop the Violence” rally during the 72-hour community-led Baltimore Ceasefire against gun violence in Baltimore, Maryland, August 4, 2017. (Reuters photo) A three-day “ceasefire” was broken in Baltimore, Maryland, after two men were fatally shot amid a record […]

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Six people shot, two fatally, in Baltimore shooting spree: Police

December 1, 2016 9:30 am
Six people shot, two fatally, in Baltimore shooting spree: Police

A stock image shows lights on a police car. Baltimore city police said six people were wounded, two of them fatally, in a shooting on Wednesday night. (Photo by Getty Images) A shooting incident in the US city of Baltimore has left two people dead and four others injured. On […]

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Police say Shooting in Baltimore, Maryland ‘multiple’ people injured

September 25, 2016 5:20 am
Police say Shooting in Baltimore, Maryland  ‘multiple’ people injured

Police investigate the scene of a multiple shooting in Baltimore. Photo / AP A shooting in Baltimore, Maryland has left eight people injured today including a 3-year-old girl, police said, adding they are seeking three armed suspects who fled on foot. The shooting occurred just a block from where the […]

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Hi-res video of city from above on Baltimore police hard drives

August 29, 2016 8:30 am
Hi-res video of city from above on Baltimore police hard drives

People congregate beside a commemorative mural for Freddie Gray, near the location he was arrested on June 23, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. (AFP) Police in the US city of Baltimore have been recording footage of everything happening in the city from the sky since January in a secret program recently […]

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US Justice Department report slams racial bias in Baltimore police force

August 10, 2016 12:00 pm
US Justice Department report slams racial bias in Baltimore police force

Baltimore Police officers arrest a man following the funeral of Freddie Gray near Mowdamin Mall in Baltimore on April 27, 2015. (Getty Images) Baltimore police officers have routinely violated the constitutional rights of African Americans and repeatedly resorted to excessive force, according to a US Justice Department report. Nonetheless, officers […]

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Riot-scarred Baltimore : Freddie Gray’s death

July 31, 2016 5:00 pm
Riot-scarred Baltimore : Freddie Gray’s death

Baltimore police walk near a mural depicting Freddie Gray after prosecutors dropped remaining charges against the three Baltimore police officers who were still awaiting trial. Photo / AP The ending that many people here had both expected and dreaded came Wednesday, when prosecutors announced in court that they had given […]

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Dolphins in tanks whip up a generational divide

June 19, 2016 6:00 pm
Dolphins in tanks whip up a generational divide

The documentary Blackfish got people talking about orcas, and other marine life, in captivity at tourist attractions like SeaWorld. Photo / Getty The dolphins are going to be leaving Baltimore. And the land mammals are pretty torn up about it. “I think they should be free,” 10-year-old Ella Ransome said […]

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Baltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years

August 8, 2015 11:55 am
Baltimore killings soar to a level unseen in 43 years

 Murders are spiking again in Baltimore, three months after Freddie Gray’s death. Photo / AP Baltimore reached a grim milestone on Friday, three months after riots erupted in response to the death of Freddie Gray in police custody: With 45 homicides in July, the highest monthly murder rate in 43 […]

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On Freddie Gray’s death, Six Baltimore officers charged

May 2, 2015 5:59 pm
On Freddie Gray’s death, Six Baltimore officers charged

Baltimore – Saying “no one is above the law,” Baltimore’s top prosecutor announced charges Friday against six officers in the arrest of a black man whose neck was broken in police custody, a decision that comes amid outrage around the country over police brutality against African-Americans. State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby […]

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Baltimore : Freddie Gray’s Death Ruled a Homicide, Six Police Officers Charged

12:52 am
Baltimore : Freddie Gray’s Death Ruled a Homicide, Six Police Officers Charged

The state’s attorney of Baltimore said that six police officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray. In a press conference on Friday, Marilyn J. Mosby said that police mistreated the 25-year-old Gray, who died of a spinal injury while in police custody in April, over and over […]

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