riots

BALTIMORE, MD - APRIL 27:  People loot a pharmacy along Pennsylvania Ave following the funeral of Freddie Gray April 27, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Gray, 25, who was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Homes housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Baltimore Police Commissioner: Looted Drugs Fuel Crime Spike

Baltimore’s police commissioner says a flood of drugs on the streets after dozens of pharmacies were looted during riots in April has contributed to a surge in violence.

06/03/2015

Two women sweeping up the streets are reflected in the broken window of a check cashing store in Baltimore, Maryland, April 28, 2015.  (Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Assistance Available for Small Businesses Affected by Baltimore Riots

Many of Baltimore’s small businesses were affected by the riots following the death of Freddie Gray. Now, both federal and city agencies are encouraging the owners of those businesses to take advantage of assistance that is available to them.

05/26/2015

Ticket windows are closed before the Baltimore Orioles play the Chicago White Sox at an empty Oriole Park at Camden Yards on April 29, 2015 in Baltimore, Maryland. Due to unrest in relation to the arrest and death of Freddie Gray, the two teams played in a stadium closed to the public. Gray, 25, was arrested for possessing a switch blade knife April 12 outside the Gilmor Houses housing project on Baltimore's west side. According to his attorney, Gray died a week later in the hospital from a severe spinal cord injury he received while in police custody. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Orioles Reimbursing Employees Who Lost Wages Due to Riots

Baltimore Orioles employees who weren’t paid because games were cancelled and rescheduled following the recent unrest will be paid.

05/13/2015

National Guard Activated to Calm Tensions In Baltimore In Wake Of Riots After Death of Freddie Gray

Fund Formed to Aid Baltimore Businesses Hurt by Riots

Baltimore’s economic development arm is seeking to raise $15 million to help businesses recover from riots and looting sparked by the death of Freddie Gray.

05/13/2015

WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 12:  US President Barack Obama (C) participates in a discussion on poverty with moderator E.J. Dionne, Jr. (L), and Robert Putman (R) Professor at Harvard University, at Georgetown University  May 12, 2015 in Washington, DC. Georgetown hosted the Catholic Evangelical Leadership Summit on fighting poverty in America.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Obama: Stereotypes on Left, Right a Hurdle to Ending Poverty

It wasn’t your typical panel discussion: President Barack Obama sat down Tuesday with leading thinkers from the left and right to reflect on poverty, income inequality and the stereotypes that get in the way of finding solutions.

05/12/2015

California Chrome #3, ridden by Victor Espinoza, races to the finish line en route to winning the 139th running of the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 17, 2014 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Will Orioles, Preakness Help Soothe Ravaged Baltimore?

Looting, rioting and violence has left Baltimore rattled and in a state of repair. Officials hope a big sports week has a healing effect on the beleaguered city.

05/11/2015

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Prince Peforms in Baltimore for Peace Concert

Singer Prince hit the stage at the Royal Farms Arena in downtown Baltimore Sunday following the recent protests over the death of Freddie Gray.

05/10/2015

Protests in Baltimore After Funeral Held For Baltimore Man Who Died While In Police Custody

Baltimore Officers Charged in Freddie Gray’s Death Want Case Dismissed

Attorneys for six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a man who died of a spinal injury he received while in custody asked a judge Friday to dismiss the case or assign it to someone other than the city’s top prosecutor, who they say has too many conflicts of interest to remain objective.

05/09/2015

A neighborhood clean up crew cleared shattered glass and returned shopping carts to a Save a Lot food store the morning after citywide riots on April 28, 2015. (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Officials: 300 Baltimore Businesses Damaged by Civil Unrest

The number of Baltimore businesses known to have been damaged by riots and looting last week has reached about 300, state officials said Thursday.

05/07/2015

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ACLU Asks Feds About Air Surveillance of Baltimore Protests

The American Civil Liberties Union is asking federal agencies about the use of airplanes to monitor protests in Baltimore over the last week.

05/06/2015

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