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Arthur Delaney

Baltimore Leadership 'Led Us Officers To Slaughter' During Freddie Gray Fallout: Report | Arthur Delaney | Posted 07.08.2015 | Politics

A Baltimore police union says officers were inadequately prepared for and poorly instructed during civil unrest following the April 27 funeral for Fre...

4 Shot Near University Of Maryland Campus In Baltimore

AP | Posted 07.08.2015 | Crime

BALTIMORE (AP) — Gunmen jumped out of two vans and fired at a group of people a few blocks from an urban university campus, killing three and adding...

Baltimore To Put Cameras In Police Vans, Review Riot Gear

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2015 | Politics

By Donna Owens BALTIMORE, July 1 (Reuters) - Cameras that can record will be installed in Baltimore police vans like the one in which ...

David Dagan

Black Churches Led The Civil Rights Movement. Can They Do It Again In Baltimore? | David Dagan | Posted 06.15.2015 | Politics

The Rev. Jamal Bryant and others raise their fists during a protest march around the Baltimore Central Booking and Intake Center, Friday, May 1, 2015,...

Murders In Baltimore Rise To Highest Level In 4 Decades

The New York Times | RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. | Posted 06.12.2015 | Crime

A month and a half after six officers were charged in Mr. Gray’s death, policing has dwindled in some of Baltimore’s most dangerous neighborhoods,...

Baltimore Seeks More Federal Aid In Face Of Murder Surge

Reuters | Posted 06.04.2015 | Politics

(Recasts with police commissioner's news conference) By Donna Owens BALTIMORE, June 3 (Reuters) - Baltimore police are s...

Baltimore Police Union Seeks Department Communications Regarding Riots

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2015 | Politics

By Donna Owens BALTIMORE, June 3 (Reuters) - Baltimore's police union is seeking internal records to find out what police commanders d...

Baltimore Rioting Damage Estimated At $9 Million

Reuters | Posted 05.13.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON, May 13 (Reuters) - Damage from rioting in Baltimore over the death of a black man from injuries in police custody is estimated at $9 mil...

Report: Hundreds Of Baltimore PD Detainees Had Injuries

CBS News | Posted 05.12.2015 | Crime

Prosecutors say that while Freddie Gray was being transported by police he repeatedly asked for medical help but the officers ignored his pleas. Salah...

Justice Department Launches Civil Rights Probe Of Baltimore Police

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics

By Julia Edwards WASHINGTON, May 8 (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department on Friday launched an investigation into the Baltimore police department...

Justice Department To Launch Federal Investigation Of Baltimore Police

The Washington Post | Posted 05.07.2015 | Politics

Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch has decided to launch a federal investigation into whether the Baltimore Police Department has engaged in a “patte...

Christians and Baltimore: We Need A Different Framework For Understanding Evil

Crystal Lewis | Posted 05.07.2015 | Religion
Crystal Lewis

I worry that Christian faith communities may be missing an opportunity to talk about problems that embed and replicate themselves at the systemic level--problems such as racism and failed measures to ensure police accountability.

Baltimore Police Chief: 'We Are Part Of The Problem'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

Baltimore Police Chief Anthony Batts admitted a lot of the tension between the public and the police comes from a distrust in "law enforcement as a wh...

Paige Lavender

Baltimore Mayor Seeks Help From Justice Department To Reform City's Police | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Wednesday she is seeking help from the Department of Justice to reform the Baltimore City Police De...

Loretta Lynch Promises Police Reform In Baltimore

Reuters | Posted 05.06.2015 | Politics

(Adds quotes and details from attorney general and Baltimore mayor) BALTIMORE, May 5 (Reuters) - New U.S. Attorney General Loretta Ly...

Baltimore's Untold Story

Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque | Posted 05.04.2015 | Impact
Catalina Sofia Dansberger Duque

In the past few days, the world was bombarded with images of enraged Baltimore youth. But Baltimore doesn't need any more judgment or negative reactions. It needs kindness with action. It needs understanding and compassion with action. It needs to be heard and listened and its needs acted upon, with restoration and healing.

Day Of Prayer For Baltimore After Freddie Gray's Death

Reuters | By Scott Malone and Ian Simpson | Posted 05.03.2015 | Black Voices

BALTIMORE, May 3 (Reuters) - The city of Baltimore was on Sunday to observe a day of prayer two weeks after a 25-year-old black man died of injuries s...

Experts: Convictions Unlikely In Baltimore Police Trial

AP | By MICHAEL BIESECKER and BEN NUCKOLS | Posted 05.04.2015 | Crime

BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore's top prosecutor acted swiftly in charging six officers in the death of Freddie Gray, who suffered a grave spinal injury ...

Baltimore -- Riot v. Rebellion

Shermin Kruse | Posted 05.01.2015 | World
Shermin Kruse

I am struck by the different lenses through which identical events unfold and the challenges involved in unification.

I Am Baltimore

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 05.01.2015 | Crime
Robbie Vorhaus

Instead of seeing Baltimore as something separate from ourselves -- a crazed, violent, out-of-control city -- let's choose to become aware of Baltimore's light and humanity, and see how we, down to the essence of our being, can become part of Baltimore's healing.

Arrest Data That May Help Explain The Baltimore Riots

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics

Many of the Baltimore residents protesting the April 19 death of Freddie Gray in police custody have said they or someone they know has been treated u...

Burning Buildings in Baltimore

Mike Smith | Posted 05.01.2015 | Politics
Mike Smith

More cartoons by Mike Smith....

Police Van Passenger Denies Freddie Gray Hurt Himself

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 05.01.2015 | Crime

A prisoner riding in the Baltimore police van that carried critically injured Freddie Gray denies reports that he believed Gray intentionally hurt him...

Nick Wing

Someone Isn't Telling The Truth About Freddie Gray's Death | Nick Wing | Posted 04.30.2015 | Politics

By now, everybody knows the injuries that contributed to Freddie Gray's death. Baltimore authorities and representatives for Gray’s family agree tha...

Moment of Silence

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.30.2015 | Politics
Robert Koehler

What happens next? A serious movement for political and social change has to cohere around the endemic violence. The changes must include better-trained police, an end to racial profiling, the demilitarization of the police and a national embrace of community policing. This is just a start. We need a new civil rights movement. Let it begin with a moment of silence.