The teen shot by Baltimore police while carrying a BB gun has been identified. He's recovering from two non-threatening gunshot wounds.
A Baltimore police officer shot a 13-year-old boy carrying a BB gun that looked exactly like a semi-automatic weapon. He's expected to survive his injuries.
William G. Porter, 26, is charged with manslaughter, second-degree assault, misconduct in office and reckless endangerment. Baltimore State's Attorney Marilyn J. Mosby and Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake repeatedly stated the officers will get a fair trial in the city.
Resident bad gal Rihanna wanted to bare her good gal side to perform a free concert in Baltimore in memory of police brutality victim Freddie Gray. Sounds dope, right? Not to the Baltimore police, who reportedly prevented the show from happening. Per The Baltimore Sun: In a message dated May 1 sent to Capt. Eric Kowalczyk, […]
Amid a spike in homicide rates, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday that she fired Police Commissioner Anthony Batts. The personnel change comes nearly three
After a vociferous public outcry over the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a fatal spinal cord injury in police custody this spring, Baltimore officials
Baltimore State's Attorney, Marilyn Mosby, plans to seek a protective order that would block the release of Freddie Gray's autopsy report.
Before Baltimore State’s Attorney Marilyn Mosby delivered a commanding performance at a news conference earlier this month when she announced charges against six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, she appeared on “Judge Judy.” Mosby, 35, whose maiden name is James, appeared on the reality court show as a 20-year-old college student in […]
In wake of Baltimore protests regarding the death of Freddie Gray, a group of active and retired New York Police Department officers visited the city in an effort to boost the morale and assist officers who may have been traumatized by the events. The group hails from the Police Organization Providing Peer Assistance (POPPA) organization and they’re lending a sympathetic […]
Lawyers for the six officers facing criminal charges in the Freddie Gray case have filed papers to have the trial moved out of Baltimore, arguing they cannot get a “fair and impartial trial” in the city, according to the Baltimore Sun. In an 85-page motion filed Wednesday, the legal team requests a change of venue, […]
So This Happened: National Guard Uses Image From Baltimore For Recruitment Post On Facebook & People Aren’t Happy About It
Last week, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced the deployment of thousands of Maryland National Guard troops to stand watch over Baltimore in the wake of Freddie Gray’s death and the protests it sparked. On Tuesday, the state of emergency placed on the city during the bout of unrest was lifted and the heavily armed guardsmen were ordered […]
UPDATE: 5/1/15, 4:19 p.m. Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Friday afternoon that five of six cops were in custody, according to CBS Baltimore. By late afternoon, the sixth was in custody, according to a CNN breaking news report. From Baltimore CBS: The officers facing charges are: Officer Caeser B. Goodson, Jr. was charged with second-degree […]