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Baltimore City police officers will roll over on each other in the Freddie Gray case

Baltimore City police on night duty at the War Memorial. (Anthony C. Hayes) The Baltimore State’s Attorney ruled that the death of Freddie Gray was a homicide. She charged all six Baltimore City Police Officers in the death of Freddie […]

Baltimore City police officers will roll over on each other in the Freddie Gray case

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Baltimore City police on night duty at the War Memorial. (Anthony C. Hayes) The Baltimore State’s Attorney ruled that the death of Freddie Gray was a homicide. She charged all six Baltimore City Police Officers in the death of Freddie […]

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Baltimore City Police should not investigate Freddie Gray’s death

My belief has always been that a police department cannot investigate itself. A death of a citizen while in police custody should not be investigated by the same law

In the matter of Freddie Gray the ‘routine’ has vastly changed

(Holding cells at the former Baltimore Police Headquarters - Wikimedia) During a 40-year career in the news business, I came up with my "two first laws of journalism": No. 1 is

A protest sign at City Hall during the Freddie Gray rally credit Anthony C. Hayes

Baltimore Riots: State Roundup

Protesters march in support of Freddie Gray in Baltimore. (Anthony C. Hayes) QUELLING THE UNREST: Gov. Larry Hogan vowed Tuesday to bring peace to the streets of Baltimore, announcing more

Baltimore Riots give rise to courage and hope in wake of devastation

Darkness masked much of the mayhem which gripped Baltimore on Monday night, as roving bands of opportunistic thieves and thugs wreaked havoc throughout Charm City. The wave of destruction

Gov. Larry Hogan rescues Baltimore but with no thanks from mayor

From left, Gov. Larry Hogan in a National Guard helicopter with his public affairs director Steve Crim and Adjutant General Linda Singh. (From Larry Hogan Facebook page.) By Len Lazarick Len@MarylandReporter.com The

Baltimore Riots: Blame Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake

Baltimore was on fire Monday night,  following the worst riots Charm City had seen since the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in April 1968. That criminals used Freddie

Baltimore’s Heartbreak: Where did the fury come from?

Forty-seven years ago, when the city of Baltimore had its most catastrophic riot in the aftermath of Dr. Martin Luther King’s assassination, City Hall quickly imposed a curfew. I

White people don’t understand what it means to be targeted

One of my acquaintances  is a 55-year-old black man whose interactions with the justice system have been confined to a couple of parking tickets and one moving violation which

Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake failed to keep Baltimore safe

April of 1968, in the wake of Martin Luther King’s assassination, Baltimore is set afire by rioting. On Monday in the wake of the Freddie Gray’s death in police custody,

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