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.
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.
Baltimore Orioles employees who weren’t paid because games were cancelled and rescheduled following the recent unrest will be paid.
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.
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.
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.
Singer Prince hit the stage at the Royal Farms Arena in downtown Baltimore Sunday following the recent protests over the death of Freddie Gray.
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.
The number of Baltimore businesses known to have been damaged by riots and looting last week has reached about 300, state officials said Thursday.
The American Civil Liberties Union is asking federal agencies about the use of airplanes to monitor protests in Baltimore over the last week.