Life is starting to return to normal in Baltimore after Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake lifted a city-wide curfew that was in effect for five nights. Early Monday, there were no reports of confrontations between protesters and police as there had been on previous nights.
Police say three people were wounded during a shooting in Bladensburg early Sunday morning,
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, a Baltimore native whose father was the city’s mayor, appealed for peace in her home town Thursday and said “something different” is needed from police and the justice system.
A week and a half after 25-year-old Freddie Gray died, there are still many unanswered questions about the explosive case.
Cars rolled through the streets, students returned to class and a symphony played on a sidewalk Wednesday, offering the city a slice of normalcy as it recovers from the rioting and looting earlier this week.
When police spotted Freddie Gray and he took off running through his Baltimore neighborhood, officers made a split-second decision to give chase, setting in motion his death in custody and rioting in the streets.
Baltimore is crab cakes, the cobblestone walkways of Fells Point, a vintage baseball stadium, the retro weirdness of John Waters. Cherry blossoms line the streets of its affluent neighborhoods. They call it “Charm City.”
A number of restaurants are giving free meals to police, firefighters and National Guardsmen who are out on the streets of Baltimore responding to the aftermath of massive riots.
A photo editor for a Baltimore newspaper says he was beaten by police at a protest of the death of Freddie Gray.
Baltimore police are investigating two shootings early Sunday morning, including one that left an 18-year-old dead.